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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

Tuesday, 17 November 2020 18:50

Car Part Thefts Plague Rome, NY, Businesses

For more than a year now, the city of Rome, NY, has been hit by a rash of catalytic converter thefts, mostly at businesses such as auto body shops and used car lots, police report.

Massachusetts residents spoke out and voted “yes” on the Right to Repair Bill.

Subaru of America, Inc., in partnership with Rainbow PUSH Coalition, announced Nov. 12 a new scholarship program that will champion local students interested in pursuing a future in automotive technology.

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.