“Freaked Out”

By Stuart Light To my knowledge it has been more than 30 years since a marquee club held a national convention here on Long Island. In the early 1980s I attended a Triumph Owners Club National Convention with a TR7 owner. Only a year or two later that organization disappeared along with the presence of […]

April 2013 Queen’s Farmhouse – GNYR Car Show

by Docair Jerry Malkes On April 28th, the Queens County Farmhouse had in addition to it’s sheep, chickens and cows the grounds had Cougars, Impalas and Thunder Birds. Of course, they were of the vintage car varieties. This was the 35th Annual Meet of the AACA- Greater New York Region. The meet could not have […]

The 2013 Mini-Model Antique Automobile Show

by Althea Travis The idea for a Mini-Model Antique Automobile Show was created in order to add a bit of joy and levity to an otherwise long winter away from our real love – our antique and classic cars. Another part of the planning was that members would get to share their car stories with […]

My 1928 Studebaker Dictator

by Keith Gramlich Most of you remember my grandfather Walter Gramlich. When my Dad, Paul, became a member of the GNYR 50 years ago, my Grandmother, Irene, thought it was a great idea to be able to join my Mom, Dad and me and my Brother at the car meets, and Granddaddy thought it would […]

An Evening with Howard Kroplick

By Stuart Light The GNYR has had some very interesting meetings this past year due to the Board of Directors plus hard work by members such as Althea Travis. For the April 2013 meeting we had the honor of a presentation by Howard Kroplick, an authority on the history of the Vanderbilt Cup Races of […]

May 2013 Pavement Happenings

by Docair Jerry Malkes Every GNYR meeting seems to get better and better with guest speakers and interesting show items. This month was no exception. First Ellyn Okvist informed us about a pleasant Sunday Drive in the Country. This trek would be from Bay Shore to Ronkonkoma with interesting stops along the way. Howard Kroplick […]

1929 Model A Ford Tudor

Owned by Harry Verity This month’s cover car belongs to Harry and Caroline Verity. Hailing from “Lynbrook U.S.A.”, Harry and Caroline have been members some 8-9 years now, and have been attending meets in their 1929 Model A for about 3 years or so. The car belonged to Harry’s father, who purchased the car about […]

Old Car Junk Yards

by John Linhardt Ex-member Don Gilbert and Myself have combed Junk-Yards from Augusta, Maine to Hayward California. The fever started when Don was going to school in Coral Gables, Florida and found a 1941 Buick “Super” convertible in a yard and got it running, and drove it to New York on his summer break. Together […]

Garden City Easter Parade 2013 Pavement Happenings

by Docair Jerry Malkes I always look forward to The Garden City Chamber of Commerce Vintage Car Parade for a number of reasons. First, it proves to me “old man winter” has finally ended and a new car season has arrived. Secondly, Spring is awakening it’s beauty once again. Third, it provides me and others […]

2012 Award of Merit

The Greater New York Region’s (AACA) website has been honored by the Antique Automobile Club of America, receiving their 2012 Award of Merit for regional websites. Thank you to every one involved.