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More than 50 first responders from fire departments in Womelsdorf, PA, and surrounding areas gathered May 14 for a hands-on demonstration of the latest techniques in emergency vehicle extrication, preparing them to provide the best response for car accident victims, all thanks to the National Auto Body Council® (NABC) F.R.E.E.™ program, D & R Auto Body, Farmers Insurance and HURST Jaws ofLife.

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On May 13, a deserving Brookhaven, PA, woman experienced a life-changing event---the presentation of a vehicle to provide her independence and the ability to work and take care of her two sons---thanks to the National Auto Body Council (NABC) Recycled Rides® program, along with car donor Hertz and collision repair partner CARSTAR Fred Beans Doylestown.

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Hyundai Motor North America's corporate social responsibility initiative, Hyundai Hope, and Gary Rome Hyundai recently donated a total of $25,000 to two local food banks in Holyoke, MA, to combat food insecurity in the surrounding communities during Gary Rome Hyundai's 25th anniversary celebration.

Monday, 16 May 2022 10:07

Stroudsburg, PA, Auto Shop Sees Improvements in Shortage Crisis

Written by Sydney Kostus, PA Home Page

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This is an update to a story first reported in January involving a Stroudsburg, PA, auto body shop overwhelmed by supply chain issues.

Friday, 13 May 2022 11:04

2 Arrested, 2 Wanted in Catalytic Converter Theft in Glen Cove, NY: Police

Written by Alessia Grunberger, Patch

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Authorities say they arrested two of the four men who stole catalytic converters from vehicles in the Glen Cove, NY, area.

Tuesday, 10 May 2022 12:01

New York Auto Insurance Regulation Change Sought

Written by Steve Bittenbender, The Center Square

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More than 20 business organizations sent a letter to New York’s state senators on May 9 urging them to repeal an auto insurance regulation in place since 1978 they say is outdated.