New Location at Padavan-Preller Fields

The Queens County “Farmhouse” Meet is no more starting in 2015. But we have a new location! Join us at the Padavan-Preller Fields, Hollis, Queens Village, Bellerose Athletic Association 236-02 Hillside Avenue, Bellerose, NY on Sunday, April 26, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The rain date is May 3, 2015. For more details, […]

1966 Dodge Charger

By John S. Fackre I purchased my 1966 Charger on Nov. 13, 1970, only 3 months after beginning my first full time job as an industrial designer, after graduating with a Bachelors of Industrial design degree from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY, in May of the same year. When I was about 1⁄2 way through […]

Florida First Responders Recognized

Text and photos by GNYR Florida Correspondent, Marty Goffe For the sixth consecutive year, the second Sunday of October marked FIRST RESPONDERS RECOGNITION DAY at West Palm Beach Fire Department Station 7. First responders recognized were the West Palm Beach Fire and Police Departments, both celebrating their 120th anniversaries; Florida Forestry firefighters, and volunteer civilians […]

Cradle of Aviation Meet 2014

By Keith Gramlich Sunday, October 26th gave us fair fall weather, a great venue and an incredible display of some great collector cars. The Long Island Sound Region of the Classic Car Club of America, once again outdid themselves with another terrific car meet. The GNYR was well represented there, with the likes of Mario […]

A Trip to the Bayport Aerodrome

An Insight into Blending A Love of Motorized Transit by Althea Travis Another summer trip done with collaborative effort, was the trip to the Bayport Aerodrome. GNYR was joined by members of the Model A Ford Club and hosted by Bill Clifford, GNYR member, and a Model A Club member, and Early Flyer Frank Licari. […]

The GNYR Gets “Pumped” for August Pre-Meeting Show and Tell!

by Keith Gramlich Before our last meeting on August 7th , attending “early birds” were treated to a bit of “Petrol-iana”, as Rich and Trish Poggio from Miller Place, NY brought a number of their beautifully restored vintage gas pumps, oil pumps, map holders and other items normally found in a gas station before I […]

Sagamore Hill News

by Artie Finnegan This past Sunday, Sept. 7th, the antique autos ascended the famous Sagamore Hill. This show was presented by the LISR/CCCA. It is for pre-1949 autos only and they come out of the woodwork. I have been attending this show for over 30 years. I would go to the Ridgefield, CT. show on […]

1973 Mercury Montego GT

by Jack Fisher This month’s cover car belongs to 26 year GNYR member Jack Fisher, who with his wife, Marguerite live in Lynbrook “USA” NY. Jack is a retired auto shop teacher who taught at the Automotive High School in Brooklyn, and has 30 years teaching experience. Jack received the Montego as a 60th birthday […]

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1929 Marquette Model 365 Sport Coupe

by Sal Canzoneri When a fellow teacher told me of an old car in a garage in Amityville, I jumped on my little Honda and went out to look at it. The guy told me it was a Buick, and as I lifted up the hood side curtain, I could see, cast in the engine […]

A Zenith Trans-Oceanic Radio Family

Text — Marty Goffe Photo — Leonard Goffe Shown in the photo are four hot collectible radios with a cult-like following similar to the Volkswagen van of the sixties and seventies. The founder of Zenith Radio, Eugene F. McDonald, was a yachtsman and outdoorsman who instructed his engineers to design a radio, powered by batteries, […]