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THE WIZARD OF ELM CITY CARS: Cheli Gonzalez

It is a car aficionado’s dream: a room filled with classic and vintage cars. A Mustang Mach 1. 1960 Buick LeSabre.  1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500. A Jaguar convertible. A 1939 LaSalle. A Harley Davidson motorcycle. Rows and rows of cars, 60 in all, lovingly restored or in stages of restoration, sitting in a…

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Happy Father’s Day, Varnouard Hall, Jr.

Last Sunday, after returning home from celebrating Father’s Day, a flicker of light caught my eye from across the street: it was the site where Varnouard “Nard” Hall died  just three months ago.   Since his death, Mr. Hall’s family has regularly visited the site to light candles and leave small objects in his memory.…