2017 Spring Meet Memorial Awards

The winners of the GNYR’s Memorial Awards for the 2017 Spring Meet at Old Westbury Garden are: Best of Show Post War – Joe Hunsberger – 1946 Lincoln Best of Show Pre War – Richard Benati – 1941 Packard Wanda Lyttle Longest Distance – Richard Kulzer – 1948 Plymouth Joe Kissick Oldest Car – Sam […]

The 51st Annual Old Westbury Gardens Spring Meet Class Awards

Antiques: 1st – Greco, Sam – 1903 Oldsmobile 2nd – Eduabsky, Ad – 1925 T Depot 3rd – Gunst, Wayne – 1928 Studebaker Classic: 1st – Bonati, Richard – 1941 Packard 180 Limo 2nd – Noens, Jean-Paul – 1933 La Salle Convertible Cpe 3rd – Ciardullo, Frank – 1930 Cadillac V-16 Town Sedan Spotlight: 1st […]

Help Our Veterans

The American Legion Hall, Post #144’s Memorial Day Parade at 730 Willis Ave. Williston Park, NY, needs cars for Veterans to ride in. If you can, please RSVP via email by May 20, 2017. Your response will be forwarded to the person making this request.

The 50th Annual Old Westbury Gardens Spring Meet Class Awards

Antiques: 1st – Greco, Sam – 1903 Oldsmobile 2nd – Rickenbaugh, Robert – 1928 REO 3rd – Greco, Sam – 1902 Oldsmobile Classic: 1st – Hunsberger, Joe – 1946 Lincoln 2nd – Barnes, Jim – 1939 Cadillac 3rd – Palter, David – 1933 Auburn Spotlight: No Data 1935 – 1941: 1st – Jacobs, Wade – […]

The 1909 Alco Once Again on the LI Motor Parkway

On a beautiful Spring day – April 24th, 2016 – the GNYR held it’s first antique car show and flea market at a section of the Historic Long Island Motor Parkway, also known as the Vanderbilt Parkway, in Williston Park, NY. The event attracted a wide variety of cars and trucks, including the 1909 Alco […]

The 1909 ALCO Black Beast

The Feature Car Of The GNYR Motor Parkway Memories Meet by Keith Gramlich Those people who name their cars, usually do so affectionately. My parents have always done so with their cars, from “Miss Annabelle Lee” to “Daisy” to “Little Lady”. Even my Dad’s Lincoln Town Car is named “Abe”. We even hear the insurance […]

Remembering the Future – 75 Years Ago

Photos and text by GNYR Florida correspondent, Marty Goffe October 27, 2015 marked the 75th anniversary of the closing of the 1939-1940 New York World’s Fair held at Flushing Meadow Park in Queens, New York. The theme of this fair was “The World of Tomorrow.” For we antique / collectible car owners, this fair is […]

Honoring First Responders

Photos and text by GNYR Florida correspondent, Marty Goffe Sunday, October 11th, marked the seventh consecutive year of FIRST RESPONDERS RECOGNITION DAY held at West Palm Beach Fire Department Station 7. For this convergence of seven, the theme of the day was, ” The Seventh At Seven.” As usual, local car owners were invited to […]

Numbers Match?

by John Linhardt Longtime members like Rich DiFiglia and Ron Demeiri will tell you how many 20’s – 30’s cars were “altered” in later years, especially Cadillac and Packard. Suddenly a V-12 or V-16 came into existence from an 8 cylinder original factory delivered or body style changed. Now, in present day, the “latest” hoax. […]