Tag: the-coney

‘No one should go hungry in our city’: Brooklynites pass out thousands of free Thanksgiving meals

Thanksgiving giveaway

Nov. 23, 2023 By Jada Camille Brooklyn was filled with the spirit of the holiday in the run-up to Thanksgiving. As families all over the world prepared for the food-filled holiday, it was all hands on deck as local leaders, elected officials, and support services gave back with food distributions, produce drives, and winter supply giveaways to make sure all Brooklynites had a great meal and some warm duds as the holiday season enters full swing.  ‘No one should go hungry in our city’ On Nov. 17, Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso, food pantry UA3, and the Hispanic Federation handed…
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Op-Ed | Doing the right thing: The Coney is helping kids, while critics are out of touch with community

Jul. 21, 2023 By Ken Fitzpatrick I was disappointed to read Mr. Shirayanagi’s critique of The Coney’s sponsorship of Brooklyn USA Basketball’s summer clinic and tournament taking place in Coney Island. As the Director of Operations for Brooklyn USA Basketball, I can say unequivocally that this program would not be taking place AT ALL were…
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