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Northeast Council of Carpenters’ Long Island Team Lead Tony Macagnone Named to U.S. Green Building Council-Long Island Chapter



January 17, 2017 – Long Island, NY –  The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC) is pleased to announce that Tony Macagnone, the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters’ Long Island Team Lead, has been named as a board member of the United States Green Building Council-Long Island Chapter (USGBC-LI).

The USGBC-LI is dedicated to encouraging and facilitating sustainable practices on Long Island through advocacy, education and outreach efforts to local municipalities, residents and building industry professionals.  For more information on the U.S. Green Building Council-Long Island Chapter, please visit:

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NRCC Wood Framers from Local 158 Give Back With Habitat for Humanity

The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters tradespeople are dedicated to lending their time and expertise to helping those less fortunate and improving our communities.

On January 13, twenty NRCC Wood Framers from Local 158 built 4 houses on 16th and Fountain Street in Philadelphia, PA for struggling families in need of decent, affordable shelter.

Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters Recognized for 25 Years of Continuous Membership to the Southern New Jersey Development Council


On December 15, 2017, NRCC President and New Jersey Regional Manager Bill Sproule accepted the "Continuous Member Award" from Southern New Jersey Development Council (SNJDC) Chairman Ed Hutchinson on behalf of the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters. The award recognizes the NRCC for 25 years of consecutive support and partnership with the SNJDC. 

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NRCC to Host Inaugural Sisters in the Brotherhood Conference


On April 13-15, 2018, we are holding the first Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters’ (NRCC) Sisters in the Brotherhood “Leading the Way” Conference in Edison, NJ. At the conference, hundreds of women carpenters will gather for a weekend of education, recognition and fellowship. Along with women carpenters, attendees will include NRCC executive board members/staff, local organizations and local/State elected officials.

Attendees of the conference will have the opportunity to go to workshops covering a range of topics such as:

  • Organizing 101
  • Motherhood in the Sisterhood
  • Union Activism
  • Social Media Training
  • Becoming a Union Leader and more.

During the conference, each Local will have the opportunity to celebrate and highlight 1 pioneer Sister who has: been a member for over 25 years; dedicated to mentoring her fellow Sisters; a Sister who is active in her Local and in good standing.  


We look forward to seeing you at the inaugural

Sisters in the Brotherhood Conference! 

Northeastern Regional Council of Carpenters’ Apprentices Give Back to Community Church in Plymouth, PA While Learning a New Trade


January 5, 2018 – Plymouth, PA –  Approximately 20 Northeastern Regional Council of Carpenter (NRCC) apprentices along with several volunteers devoted their time and expertise to install new carpeting and ceiling tiles at the Church On The Mall in Plymouth, Pennsylvania. Located at the Plymouth Meeting Mall, the Catholic church is more than 50 years old and serves as a popular congregation area for many of the community’s residents. The building also houses “The Rachel Way,” a fully functioning, dedicated gluten and dairy free food pantry, which distributes approximately 1,500 pounds of food and serves an estimated 300 hungry families on a monthly basis. Anyone can utilize this service, including members.

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Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal Highlights NRCC Carpenters and Piledrivers' Progress on W/Element Philadelphia Hotel



On December 22, Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal featured a story on the latest addition to the City of Philadelphia, a new "dual-branded W Philadelphia and Element Philadelphia hotel concrete superstructure scheduled for completion in Spring 2018. The project, which is estimated to cost $240 million, currently has approximately 50 carpenters and pile drivers from the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC) building the hotel development’s concrete structure."

The construction project is the result of one of the largest concrete pours in the city's history. Carney Construction, the concrete subcontractor, utilized approximately 600 trucks to deliver the concrete and facilitate the installation of around 620 tons of rebar. In May 2015, almost 5,900 cubic yards of concrete were allotted for the building.

Also involved in the development of the property is Cope Linder Architects.

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