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I bought your '61 when we were in high school. PM me!


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Elmont ? That where Gouz Dairy Farm was !

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Right off the Cross Island Expressway. Jerry formally from Brooklyn.
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Right off the Cross Island Expressway. Jerry formally from Brooklyn.
You mean Cross Island Parkway... Mike formally from Queens...
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Gouz rhymes with cows ….I'm Originally from Floral Park

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Originally Posted by rayvaflav View Post
Elmont ? That where Gouz Dairy Farm was !

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Linda Gouz was a high school classmate of mine. I got my milk & Ice cream there.

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Parkway it is! It has been over thirty years .Jerry
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Great fun to read this Thread. I'm from Valley Stream and had no idea that you guys are from my area. I'm still friends with Ronnie and Bobby Schnieder from the Schnieders Garage! Lots of street racing back in the day! I had a friend named Bob Becker who had a 56 Biscayne/265 that was de-stroked and could turn 8 Grand! Anybody remember him? Al W.
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So you guys are familiar with the racing at Connecting Highways off the BQE, and of course the Friday night drags on the Conduit off the Belt Pkwy near the (Kennedy) Airport Diner.

What about George? You out there?
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Haha.. I'm originally from Woodbury, LI.
My mother grew up in Valley Stream.
My brother lives in that house now.
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Do you remember Frank - HIGH SPEED , Muscle cars, Square Speed.. ?
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My high school was Elmont Memorial HS..Valley Stream Norh arch rivals. Both were called Spartans...The Spartans won the league Football championship.
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Originally Posted by mvftw View Post
You mean Cross Island Parkway... Mike formally from Queens...
played pool in Cambria Hieghts....Dawn. By the Four Seasons playing

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Originally Posted by cor66vette View Post
So you guys are familiar with the racing at Connecting Highways off the BQE, and of course the Friday night drags on the Conduit off the Belt Pkwy near the (Kennedy) Airport Diner.

What about George? You out there?
Don't know about George but lived in Astoria till my marriage and move to Jersey. Hung out at Connecting Highway and Astoria park and the bar that was across the turn off from the highway before you got back on the Grand Central. The hair raising turn off the connector if you raced on the roadway from the GCP towards Brooklyn was always fun. Fond memories. There is a web site devoted to those that ran there. Shared many meals at the Airline Dinner on Astoria Blvd. with my dad and my friends. Across from the dinner was Globe Fuel oil a competitor of our company Vesta Fuel Oil. Anyone out there from Astoria?

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Great memories, anyone remember the Bow Wow on cross bay blvd?
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Jack Merkel recently passed away, his son is running the shop in Hauppauge, Speedwin is gone - was on Motor Av, Hauppauge.

Stop 20 Diner is still there.

The area has changed a lot. I still have family in Floral Park, which has held up well. Some of the other areas mentioned have not done as well. The traffic is super heavy and a lot of the shops and stores we knew are long gone. Franklin Hobby was one that is long gone....

The Plattduetsche Park Restaurant is still there and is always packed.

I had a 67 red Firebird 400 back then. Then started hanging out at Burger King in Bethpage, with fun on 109 and New Highway.

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Originally Posted by BLUE1972 View Post
Jack Merkel recently passed away, his son is running the shop in Hauppauge, Speedwin is gone - was on Motor Av, Hauppauge.

Stop 20 Diner is still there.

The area has changed a lot. I still have family in Floral Park, which has held up well. Some of the other areas mentioned have not done as well. The traffic is super heavy and a lot of the shops and stores we knew are long gone. Franklin Hobby was one that is long gone....

The Plattduetsche Park Restaurant is still there and is always packed.
Motor Parkway in Hauppauge.
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Originally Posted by BLUE1972 View Post
Jack Merkel recently passed away, his son is running the shop in Hauppauge, Speedwin is gone - was on Motor Av, Hauppauge.

Stop 20 Diner is still there.

The area has changed a lot. I still have family in Floral Park, which has held up well. Some of the other areas mentioned have not done as well. The traffic is super heavy and a lot of the shops and stores we knew are long gone. Franklin Hobby was one that is long gone....

The Plattduetsche Park Restaurant is still there and is always packed.

I had a 67 red Firebird 400 back then. Then started hanging out at Burger King in Bethpage, with fun on 109 and New Highway.
Still in FP, all's well.
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Great memories, anyone remember the Bow Wow on cross bay blvd?
The Big Bow Wow ! Right near Lenny's Clam Bar. I had family across the bridge in Board Channel, the home of Weiss'.

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So you guys are familiar with the racing at Connecting Highways off the BQE, and of course the Friday night drags on the Conduit off the Belt Pkwy near the (Kennedy) Airport Diner.

What about George? You out there?
I hope that you find George. But while you're waiting




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