July 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/-- In 1965, National Coney Island (NCI) founder James Giftos had an idea and people ate it up.
When my father opened the first National Coney Island in 1965, I don't think he imagined the brand identity that would be built over the next 50 years," said Tom Giftos, president, National Coney Island.
A native of Kyparrissia, Greece, James Giftos opened the original National Coney Island in the Macomb Mall in Roseville, Michigan after becoming a partner of the National Chili Company.
Terence Aidan Coney
, 36, from Carrickmore, and 37-year-old Gavin Joseph Coney
, from Omagh, both Co Tyrone, were each sentenced to five years and nine months.