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Concours ceased at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

STAN HYWET HALL & GARDENS WILL NOT CONTINUE CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE IN 2015 Akron, Ohio — Following a comprehensive assessment of the inaugural Concours d’Elegance at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens held in September, Linda Conrad, President and Executive Director, announced its decision to forgo an encore in 2015. “The 2014 Concours made a wonderful...

Bob Walton (left) and Sal Santoro beam as Jay Leno gives their book, "Route 66, The People-The Places-The Dream" a big "thumbs up."

Route 66 Author to Appear at Wyckoff YMCA

  Bob Walton, co-author of “Route 66, The People-The Places-The Dream” will have his book for sale at the Wyckoff Family YMCA’s “Holiday Market Place” on Saturday, November 15, from 10am to 3pm. He will sign and inscribe his JAY LENO’S BOOK CLUB selection. Walton’s co-author, Sal Santoro, who resides out of state, has...

Rarities in the form of parts — and cars — abound in the swap meet at Hershey. This coachbuilt 1934 Ford bodied by Hollbrook of London was first displayed at the London Motor Show Olympia stand. The handbuilt body is different than the standard Fordor body at the rear, where it is more squared off. It also has a sunroof and full leather interior. It’s unlikely many, if any, of this body style were reproduced by the coachbuilder on another Ford chassis. This good original was offered at $48,500.

2014 Hershey Highlights: A sweet time in PA

Annual AACA fall fling in Hershey is still the place to be   Story and photos by Angelo Van Bogart Most hobbyists will agree the best way to close out the show season in the northern reaches of America is at the Antique Automobile Club of America’s Eastern Division National Fall Meet in Hershey,...