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Monday, 08 October 2018 17:45

NJ Man Charged in 2 Car Insurance Fraud Schemes

Written by John Heinis, Hudson County View


A Jersey City, NJ, man was charged in two elaborate luxury car insurance fraud claims in which he both staged that his vehicle was stolen and participated in a “crash and buy scheme,” Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced.

Tuesday, 25 September 2018 20:32

Abington Body Shop Has Been in Chinchilla, PA, Since 1958

Written by Charles Erickson, The Abington Journal

The long building with the high ceiling at 126 Northern Blvd. in Chinchilla, PA, has always been associated with the automotive industry.

Tuesday, 25 September 2018 17:16

Wenzel’s Auto Body Earns Assured Performance Certification in MA

Written by Staff, Cape Cod Times


Wenzel’s Auto Body Inc., located in the Upper Cape area of Massachusetts, has been officially certified by Assured Performance, a nonprofit consumer advocacy organization, for maintaining the tools, equipment, training and facilities necessary to repair the participating automaker brand vehicles.

Monday, 24 September 2018 21:24

Trying to Spur Electric Vehicles in NJ With Wave of Fast-Charging Stations, Rebates

Written by Tom Johnson, NJ Spotlight

Months of negotiations have led to a new effort to electrify New Jersey’s transportation sector with a measure that tries to allay “range anxiety” for consumers.


After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Boehm Family Enterprises LLC---doing business as McElwain Brothers Paint and Collision in Ellwood City, PA---has paid $33,731 in back wages and an equal amount in liquidated damages to 12 mechanics and painters to resolve violations of the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Friday, 21 September 2018 21:54

PA Tech Center Students To Rebuild, Operate Food Truck

Written by Amy Marchiano, Republican-Herald


Students at both Schuylkill Technology Centers are working to outfit a former Tastykake delivery truck into a food truck to take to local venues.

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