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. […]

Spending A Day with Orphans

By Keith Gramlich September 13, 2013 was a day for car shows. Jerry “DocAir” Malkes mentioned some 9 shows that day. One of them was a rain date show that I always miss in June. The Long Island Chapter of the Studebaker Drivers Club Orphan Car Show. This meet, normally held around the 22nd of […]

North Hempstead Beach Park 2015

By Jerry Malkes Brave souls endured summer’s heat to come to this delightful car show on August 24th at the former Bar Beach. We were well received and served food with a “run of the house.” There were many vendors and interesting items to view and purchase. Paul Parnes who always annually organizes this show […]

St. Alban’s Car Show 2015

by Jerry Malkes St. Alban’s is one of my favorite shows as it entertains our veterans. September 2nd was the perfect day for a car show. We had about 40 cars and were quickly ushered in by Paul Parnes, Genie Feminella and Harry Verity. We were fed with a usual breakfast of bagels and coffee. […]