Sections

Standing O is at it again!

Brooklyn Daily
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Don’t miss our updates:

Coney Island

The award goes to

Drum roll, please, for Mathylde Frontus, founder and executive director of Urban Neighborhood Services, and proud recipient of USA Network’s prestigious “Characters United Award” for her efforts in combating hate and discrimination in Coney Island and across Brooklyn.

Our pal Mathylde, who received $5,000 to support her project — a lot of gelt! — was one of 10 honorees lauded at a swinging soiree at Gargiulo’s Restaurant. Our borough daughter established her group in 2004, after realizing that many of the issues in her community, including underdevelopment, health disparities, incarceration, and poverty, were all related. Since then she has helped more than 10,000 Brooklynites each year meet their goals, while having a tremendous impact on the People’s Playground. Now that deserves a Standing O, for sure.

Standing O says, “Congratula­tions and thank you, Mathylde.”

Urban Neighborhood Services, Inc. [1718 Mermaid Ave. at W. 17th Street in Coney Island (347) 374–2455].

Read Standing O every Thursday on BrooklynDaily.com!
Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Don’t miss our updates:


Reasonable discourse

Comments closed.

First name
Last name
Your neighborhood
Email address
Daytime phone

Your letter must be signed and include all of the information requested above. (Only your name and neighborhood are published with the letter.) Letters should be as brief as possible; while they may discuss any topic of interest to our readers, priority will be given to letters that relate to stories covered by The Brooklyn Paper.

Letters will be edited at the sole discretion of the editor, may be published in whole or part in any media, and upon publication become the property of The Brooklyn Paper. The earlier in the week you send your letter, the better.

Keep it local!

Stay in touch with your community. Subscribe to our free newsletter: