Tag: Howard Kroplick


  • May 03 2009

    Great Neck Historical Society Presentation on Thursday, June 11, 2009

    The Great Neck Historical Society will be hosting a presentation "Great Neck and Lake Success- Their Role in the Vanderbilt Cup Races and the Long Island Motor Parkway" on Thursday, June 11, 2009 at 7:30 PM in the Community Room at the Great Neck Library (159 Bayview Avenue).

  • Mar 19 2009

    Book Review: Vanderbilt Cup Races of Long Island

    In a recent issue of Vintage Sports Car , my book Vanderbilt Cup Races of Long Island was reviewed by Tony Carroll, Secretary of the Vintage Sports Car Club of America, Inc. Here are the highlights:

  • Mar 11 2009

    Video: Mission to Cuba

    In March 2009, 25 members of the Sid Jacobson JCC of East Hills, New York went on a government-approved mission to explore the Jewish community in Cuba. This nine-minute film captures photo highlights of this mission including views of; Havana, the three major synagogues, a Jewish cemetery founded in 1906, and the Cuban

  • Nov 29 2008

    Images from the November Presentations

    The November presentations on the Long Island Motor Parkway and the Vanderbilt Cup Races drew over 250 people, breaking attendance records at all three locations.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Oct 20 2008

    Howard Kroplick Interview: The Vanderbilt Cup Races and the Long Island Motor Parkway

    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.

  • Jun 26 2008

    New Book from Howard Kroplick and Al Velocci “The Long Island Motor Parkway”

    The Long Island Motor Parkway made its appearance during a pivotal time in American history with the advent of the automobile. A daring enterprise at the time, it is unquestionably the forerunner of the modern highway system. Features such as the use of reinforced concrete, bridges to eliminate grade crossings,

  • Mar 14 2008

    Remembering the Vanderbilt Races: Roslyn News, March 13, 2008

    The Vanderbilt Cup Races were highlighted in the March 13, 2008 edition of the Roslyn News. Here is the link: Roslyn News Article



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