Believe it or not, around this time last year, we were seeing highs in the 90s even into October. In 2019, there was no September cool down. This year has been a bit different. September was seasonal to cool for the most part and October looks to start out in that same trend. Folks in…

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This year has thrown a lot of us for a loop, and with Cecil County Public Schools starting back virtually this fall, our shared challenges are far from over. But, it is important to remember that, when we meet those challenges together, they become shared success stories. It’s a good time right now to lean…

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Earlier this month, a highway worker was killed while doing his job along a stretch of I-70 in Howard County. Last month two tow truck drivers were killed in separate incidents in Virginia within four days of one another. Many states throughout our country have enacted Move-Over style legislation. Some states have even moved to…

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We would like to send out a special congrats to all of the graduating seniors, their families and the amazing staff at Cecil County School of Technology, Bohemia Manor High School, Rising Sun High School, Elkton High School, North East High School and Perryville High School. We wish all of you tremendous success and happiness…

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Some things really never do change. We are in the collision repair industry, sure. But, more importantly, we are in the safety business. In fact, we have been for over six decades. When body styles changed from the 1970s into the 1980s, we were in the safety business. When drivers began buying more imports from…

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We wanted to provide an update to our operational policies specifically to coincide with Gov. Hogan’s Stay-at-Home order issued on Monday, March 30, 2020. First, we are continuing to practice measures to #flattenthecurve which we highlighted in an update last week. In light of this most recent order and in the interest of best protecting…

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With over six decades of repairing vehicles in Cecil County, we have learned a few things about best practices and how to do things the right way. The funny thing about success is different folks can have different definitions of it. Some people are after money and power. We define success based on the quality…

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Purnell Body Shop has once again been voted the Best Auto Body Shop in the Cecil County area by the readers of the Cecil Whig! We’ve consistently won this accolade several years in a row and we continue to be ever grateful to our friends and family across Elkton, North East, Rising Sun, Perryville and all…

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Despite this Wednesday’s forecast high near 90 degrees, it is actually fall here on the Chesapeake. For those of us eager for the full Fall experience, this weekend promises lows in the 40s. Beyond that, we’re in the heart of high school football season and the pumpkin spice is in full bloom at your favorite…

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Who doesn’t have a favorite seafood restaurant or barber shop? Supporting small businesses builds strong communities. As it has been said so many times, when you support a small business you are helping a neighbor who hires local and serves local. When you support big box stores, you help a CEO buy his third vacation…

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