• 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)


  • Oct 25 2008

    Willie K. Talks!

    It is a cold, misty Saturday morning here on Long Island. Very similar to the weather conditions on a Saturday morning 100 years ago on October 24, 1908 when George Robertson became the American driver to win the Vanderbilt Cup Race in an American car. As a salute to William K. Vanderbilt, Jr., (0 comments)


  • Oct 23 2008

    Highlights of the Vanderbilt Cup Race Centennial Celebrations

    Over the last two weeks, there have been several wonderful centennial celebrations for the historic Long Island Motor Parkway and the 1908 Vanderbilt Cup Race. Here are highlights: (0 comments)


  • Oct 20 2008

    Newsday Publishes Special Pullout on the Long Island Motor Parkway: October 20, 2008

    Newsday featured a special four-page pullout "Road to History: Long Island Motor Parkway, 100 Years Later" in its Sunday, October 20, 2008 issue. A teaser photo appeared on the front-cover (2 comments)




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