River Road Classic Car Show

Chris Bernardo
By Chris Bernardo August 14, 2013 14:34

River Road Classic Car Show

11th Annual Classic Car Show
Sponsored by River Road Improvement Corporation


Trophies were awarded, gift certificates were presented and a good time was had by all at the 11th Annual River Road Classic Car show, part of the Fair Lawn Chamber of Commerce Street Fair on October 20th. More than 70 classic cars participated in the show, with many more turned away when the available spaces were filled. Additionally, many new vehicle owners participated this year, along with others that have returned year after year to enjoy the family-friendly atmosphere as well as the chance to win.

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John Melissas, RRIC board member and owner of Empress Diner, presents cash award to John and Flo Illenye of Passaic, dressed for their 1930’s Ford, as the “Best Costumed Classic Car Owners.”

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Dennis Samoilis, business owner of River Road Hot Bagels, presents their sponsored “Best Grill” trophy to Terry McKegney of Maywood for his 1955 Ford.

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Mayor John Cosgrove presents dining gift certificates to Joe Profita of Suffern, NY for his 1933 Ford Speed Star as “Best Overall”. Joe will be dining at Davia Restaurant, Empress Diner and Fisher’s Cafe.

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Alla Berkovich business owner of ABA Insurance Agency, presents their sponsored “Best Vintage” trophy to Bruce Wotring of Glen Ridge for his 1921 Dodge.

 rric carshow_coolride Harold Welsh, Mortgage Loan Originator of Community Bank of Bergen County, presents the bank’s “Cool Ride” trophy to Perry Orshan of Ridgewood for his 1960 Corvette.
 rric carshow_glamride Ashley Ellis, Glam Spot NJ Makeup artist and hair dresser, presents their sponsored “Glam Award” trophy to Mark Steinhardt of Paramus for his 1937 Chevy
 rric carshow_hotrod Eric Schroeder, business owner of Tribal Iron Choppers, presents their “Best Hot Rod” custom made trophy to Dave Stuber of Hawthorne for his 1931 Ford Coupe. Dave also will be dining at Fisher’s Cafe with his gift certificate
 rric carshow_luckyschoice John Katz, business owner of Lucky’s Steak Plate, and his associate presents the “Lucky’s Choice” trophy to Kelly Bennett of Bloomfield for his 1957 Chevy Belair.
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RRIC president, Bob Landzettel and Fair Lawn Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, Hank Pawski pose Maple Auto Repair’s “Most Awesome” trophy before presenting to Richie Putasecca of Hackensack for his 1950 Ford. 

 rric carshow_themed John Melissas, RRIC board member and owner of Empress Diner, presents cash award to Frank Hansen of Paramus for his 1955 Ford Sunliner Convertible as the “Best Themed Decorated Classic Car”.


Chris Bernardo
By Chris Bernardo August 14, 2013 14:34

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