How wonderful has that ballpark been for Coney? Tremendous.
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Christmas came more than four months early to a group of Coney
Island kids, thanks to the Police Athletic League (PAL) and the Brooklyn
Cyclones, who co-hosted a “holiday” party at MCU Ball Park on a recent
So what if Christmas isn’t until December? That’s doesn’t mean children should have to wait to celebrate, right?
The PAL-Brooklyn Cyclones “Christmas in Summertime” party, which was
also sponsored by Lend Lease, allowed hundreds of kids, ages 6 to 16, to
spend the day playing kick ball, competing in potato sack races,
participating in an obstacle course on the ball field, and enjoying a
While the party was fun, it also had a serious purpose, according to
PAL officials. Many of the youngsters missed out on celebrating
Christmas in December 2012 because their homes had been destroyed or
damaged by Superstorm Sandy.