Blackwall Tires

By Mike Sussman I was home recuperating from a killer cold. I watched a 1946 movie of Dick Tracy. Dick was tracking down Cue Ball. A big tough bald guy. His trade mark kills are strangulation with a leather hat band. Naturally there were many car scenes. Dick and Pat drove a 1937(?) Buick side […]

Alfa Romeo….They’re Baaack!

By Stuart Light This year’s New York Auto Show was one that I especially couldn’t wait to attend since it marked the return of Alfa Romeo to this side of the Atlantic Ocean with the 4C, the first regular production automobile to be sold here since 1995 and the first GT since the era of […]

Louis Krieger's 1903 Electrolette

The Same Last Name

By Art Krieger Far be it for me to crow about my illustrious ancestors. There’s enough to keep us amused for hours on those we know, without digging up (pardon the pun) those we may not be related to..But, when someone with the same last name has made a name for himself in the early […]

Docair in his 1980 Toyota Celica GT Liftback

1980 Toyota Celica GT Liftback

by Jerry Docair Malkes The Celica was the first Japanese model to claim the World Rally Championship crown. I was always in love with the styling of this Toyota from its conception in 1970 to its demise in 2005. The last car was produced at the end of April 2006 with seven variations or generations […]

1947 Harley motorcycle, California or Bust

Moving Right Along

By Art “Doc”Krieger I met my cousin Fred when my parents took me upstate to work on my Aunt and Uncle’s resort/farm during my high school summers. Fred, a couple of years older than I, had a half a barn full of motorcycles and parts, including a servi-cycle and side car After a busy day […]

1914 Ford Model T Fire Truck

Every Antique Has A Story

By Docair Jerry Malkes I spied this 1914 Ford Fire Truck at Lynbrook’s 2013 Expo. This completely restored Model T Fire Truck has a very interesting story. GNYR member Harry Verity is involved in this project after being contacted by Bill Sielski about 6 months ago. This truck is owned by the Hempstead Fire Department […]

September 2013 Pavement Happenings

By Jerry Docair Malkes As the previous edition was put to bed, I only attended one car event. That was at City Hall in Long Beach and it was a very enjoyable time. I just wanted to sound off in this column. I realize that these are different times since I joined the GNYR….upward gas […]

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 […]

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 […]