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Northeastern News

1HomePageMap small ne 0816Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Connecticut, Maryland, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine

During its recent virtual Annual Meeting, the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey (AASP/NJ) elected Brad Crawford, of Livingston Collision, Inc. in Livingston, NJ, to its Board of Directors.

Two White Plains, NY, auto body shops are fighting for control of a garage, each claiming that the other is interfering with business and costing them customers, while both are facing eviction.

Erie County (NY) Legislator Frank Todaro secured special respiratory masks needed for auto body students to continue in-person classes at Erie 1 BOCES Harkness Career & Technical Center.

Some Connecticut car dealerships are forging ahead with expansion plans in the state, even as the coronavirus pandemic has suppressed sales.

A Roselle, NJ, man has been criminally charged with filing a fraudulent insurance claim for repairs on a luxury vehicle he wrecked while intoxicated earlier this year, acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo and Roselle Police Chief Brian Barnes announced.

New York State Superintendent of Financial Services Linda A. Lacewell announced the Department of Financial Services (DFS) fined Allstate Insurance Group, State Farm Insurance Group, AIG Property Casualty Company and Tri-State Consumer Insurance Company a combined $2.1 million for violations of insurance statutes and regulations.