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Ask the Coach

It’s football season! If Vince Lombardi was still around, I’d like to sit down with him and ask him some questions.

Some of you may not know who Vince Lombardi is. That’s too bad. For those that remember, a smile may have just passed your lips as you recall how Lombardi coached a bunch of “also-rans” […]

Ask the Coach2016-10-31T23:01:37+00:00

How I Spent My Summer Vacation

When you were a kid, did you ever have to stand up in front of the class at school and read an essay about what you did on your summer vacation?

Thinking back on it, I did some pretty cool stuff during the summers growing up. We would leave for […]

How I Spent My Summer Vacation2019-04-10T15:57:30+00:00

“Self-Cleaning” Car?

Recently, Nissan Motor Company announced in a press release that they developed a paint that
repels dirt. This paint, in effect, would create a “self-cleaning” car. Current testing is presently
ongoing. What Is It? Does it work?


“Self-Cleaning” Car?2018-12-04T13:30:35+00:00

Feds Encourage Carwashing – April 2015

For years, owners of older General Motors trucks have been complaining about their brake lines corroding and demanding a recall. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) dutifully studied the issue for five years and today came up with a decision: no defect, no recall.

Instead, says NHTSA, consumers who live in areas where […]

Feds Encourage Carwashing – April 20152019-04-10T15:57:30+00:00

Legislative Update – Spring 2015

Association Closely Following Minimum Wage Hike, Tip Credit Increases

By William Y. Crowell, III

Governor Cuomo’s 2013-2014 budget contained a minimum wage increase, which was enacted as Chapter 57 of 2013. The minimum wage increased in three steps from $7.25 to $8.00 on December 31, 2013, from $8.00 to $8.75 on December 31, 2014, and […]

Legislative Update – Spring 20152018-12-04T13:39:22+00:00

NYSCWA Venus vs. Mars – Spring 2015

What would you do with an unlimited budget?

Dear Venus and Mars,

If your budget was unlimited, what is the one thing you’d do immediately to your washes to make them more profitable?

Venus Says

My first impulsive answer was “automation.” I dream of everything being computerized and […]

NYSCWA Venus vs. Mars – Spring 20152019-04-10T15:57:31+00:00

NYSCWA President’s Column – Spring 2015

Finding, hiring and keeping good employees

By the time you are reading this, we “should be” in the beginning stages of spring, as of right now though, cold winds and drifting snows and thankfully salty cars, blanket most of the Northeast.

On January 1 the minimum wage in New York State increased to $8.75 […]

NYSCWA President’s Column – Spring 20152016-01-04T21:49:56+00:00
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