Chelsea Remembers Its Veterans

Chelsea Remembers Its Veterans

BY ALLEN OSTER | On Mon., Nov. 11, at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial on Ninth Ave. (btw. W. 27th & 28th Sts.), Chelsea residents, elected officials, and the NYPD came together to remember our country’s veterans and give special recognition to the members of Chelsea’s St. Columba Parish, who served their country in World […]

Chelsea Voters Talk Specifics About the General Election of Nov. 5

Chelsea Voters Talk Specifics About the General Election of Nov. 5

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Chelsea voters participating in November 5’s General Election, the ones we spoke with, at least, were motivated not by the names on the ballot so much as the Ballot Questions at stake–that, and a strong sense of civic duty. Chelsea Community News stopped by the poll sites of Bayard Rustin High School […]

Community Board 4 Looks to Future, Outlining Budget Priorities for FY 2021

Community Board 4 Looks to Future, Outlining Budget Priorities for FY 2021

BY WINNIE McCROY | About 50 community members joined Community Board 4 (CB4) at Mt. Sinai West on the evening of Wed., Nov. 6, for their full board meeting. This particular edition of the monthly gathering was especially forward-looking, as CB4 cast its eye toward District needs and budget priorities for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021, […]

A Greener New York on the Horizon

A Greener New York on the Horizon

BY DONATHAN SALKALN | As the world’s weather intensifies, leaving behind unprecedented swaths of destruction, global warming is an issue that clouds all of our futures. At the Chelsea Reform Democratic Club’s October 17 public forum, called The Green New Deal, attendees gained clarity to what both New York City and New York State have […]

Former Bayview Facility No Longer Future Home of The Women’s Building

Former Bayview Facility No Longer Future Home of The Women’s Building

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | A highly anticipated project that promised to transform a former women’s incarceration facility into a hub of empowerment and activism has gone belly-up. In an Oct. 11 “Letter to Our Community” posted on the website of The Women’s Building, project sponsor the NoVo Foundation stated, “With heavy hearts, we have come […]

Summer Vacations With Purpose

Summer Vacations With Purpose

BY DONATHAN SALKALN | While many New Yorkers consider a summer vacation to be enjoying a sandy beach, being pampered at a resort or on a cruise ship, or even staying home lounging on the couch while binge watching, two executive committee members of the Chelsea Reform Democratic Club (CRDC) took their summer vacations down […]

NYC Charter Changes: Deciphering the Small Print of Very Large Issues

NYC Charter Changes: Deciphering the Small Print of Very Large Issues

BY DONATHAN SALKALN | In the upcoming November 5 general election, New York City voters will be asked to vote “Yes” or “No” to 19 proposals in amending the NYC Charter. Because comprehending such an enormous sea of tiny print would be an exhaustive task—possibly taking some voters to use all the polling hours between 7am […]

Fresh Participatory Budgeting Cycle Begins, Befittingly, at Chelsea Green

Fresh Participatory Budgeting Cycle Begins, Befittingly, at Chelsea Green

BY MARK NIMAR | Cycle 9 of NYC’s annual Participatory Budgeting process commenced last Sunday, with a neighborhood meeting at Chelsea Green. Located at 140 W. 20th St. (btw. 6th & 7th Aves.), the recently opened micropark was created, in part, with funds from its win as the top vote-getter of Cycle 4. Participatory Budgeting […]

Scenes from the London Terrace Street Fair

Scenes from the London Terrace Street Fair

The 27th Annual London Terrace Street Fair was a smashing success. Friends, neighbors, and visitors from around the world leisurely traversed the length of ‪West 24th Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues in Manhattan, shopping for a few things to beautify the home, or just a memento of the day. There were vendors of arts, crafts, clothing […]

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