• Nov 28 2008

    Farmingdale-Bethpage Historical Society Presentation, November 16, 2008

    Highlighted by Newsday as a weekend Best Bet, this special Farmingdale-Bethpage Historical Society presentation at the Farmingdale Library was attended by over 110 people including the grandaughter of William K. Vanderbilt, Jr. The presentation and book signing by Howard Kroplick included a discussion of the Vanderbilt Cup Races, the Long Island (0 comments)


  • Nov 28 2008

    Long Island Motor Touring Club Presentation, November 13, 2008

    Over 60 people attended the interactive presentation "America’s First Automobile Road" at the Long Island Motor Touring Club on Thursday, November 13, 2008.During the book signing, the audience was treated to a rare showing of the 1946 Mineola Automobile Meet featuring Old 16 Locomobile driven by 72-year old veteran Vanderbilt Cup Race driver (0 comments)


  • Nov 28 2008

    Suffolk County Historical Society Presentation: Saturday, November 8, 2008

    Al Velocci and Howard Kroplick presented "The Long Island Motor Parkway" at the Suffolk County Historical Society in Riverhead to an enthusiastic audience totaling over 70 people. Antique cars from the Peconic Bay Region of AACA also made an impressive appearance. Click here to view images from Riverhead. (0 comments)


  • Nov 14 2008

    This Sunday’s Presentation Selected as a Best Bet by Newsday

    This Sunday's Farmingdale's presentation was featured in the Explore LI section of Friday's Newsday. Check out image 11 of the photo gallery. This special Farmingdale-Bethpage Historical Society program will be held at Farmingdale Library beginning at 2:00 PM. It will include a discussion of the Vanderbilt Cup Races, the Long Island Motor (0 comments)


  • Nov 12 2008

    Update on the Latest Mystery Photo!

    Okay automobile history fans, here is another mystery photo for your review and feedback. Can you identify the car in the above photo? Is it a Vanderbilt Cup racer? This fantastic copyrighted photo was submitted by TL Thousand who would appreciate your help. Please place your comments in the in (5 comments)


  • Nov 05 2008

    Radio Interview with Howard Kroplick on “The Long Island Motor Parkway”

    On Wednesday, November 5, 2008, Howard Kroplick was interviewed by Bonnie Grice on her "In the Morning" WLIU 88.3 FM radio show . Bonnie and Howard had a fun 10-minute conversation on the new book "The Long Island Motor Parkway" written by Al Velocci and Howard Kroplick. Click here to hear the radio segment. (0 comments)


  • Nov 04 2008

    Tuesday, November 4, 2008: Election Day is Here!

    Today is Election Day. Vote and make history!! Featured Upcoming Event -Presentation "America's First Automobile Parkway" at the Suffolk County Historical Society: Saturday, November 8, 2008 (0 comments)


  • Nov 01 2008

    City Takes Action To Protect LIMP Greenway

    On October 14, 2008, Fox 5-TV of New York continued their investigation of Queens home owners infringing of the Long Island Motor Parkway greenway in Oakland Gardens. (0 comments)


  • Oct 31 2008

    Large Crowd Attends Book-Signing for “The Long Island Motor Parkway”

    Last night almost 100 people attended the book-signing and presentation of "The Long Island Motor Parkway" by Al Velocci and Howard Kroplick at the Book Revue in Huntington. The special presentation featured an interactive discussion of 20 images from the book and unique memorabilia including the plaque awarded to driver George Robertson (0 comments)


  • Oct 27 2008

    Howard K. Talks!

    Howard Kroplick was interviewed in August 2008 by North Hempstead Town Clerk Leslie Gross on the Vanderbilt Cup Races of Long Island and the Long Island Motor Parkway for North Hempstead Television. (0 comments)




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