Editorial Snapshot: The COVID-19 Glove Edition

Editorial Snapshot: The COVID-19 Glove Edition

BY DONATHAN SALKALN Chelsea Community News is made possible with the help of our awesome advertisers, and the support of our readers. If you like what you see, please consider taking part in our GoFundMe campaign (click here). To make a direct donation, give feedback about the site, or send a Letter to The Editor, […]

Judy Richheimer: Feline Adventurer

Judy Richheimer: Feline Adventurer

  BY DONATHAN SALKALN | It’s a shock to system when a friend suddenly dies—snatched in an instant. Missed opportunities to exchange gossip and opinions, to share a meal, a wine or beer, a smoke, or to forgive or be forgiven. Judy Richheimer was such a friend of mine, and to many others. She died […]

Letters to The Editor: The Jimmy Campbell Edition

Letters to The Editor: The Jimmy Campbell Edition

The following are reader comments on our April 10, 2020 tribute to the late Jimmy Campbell, a longtime Chelsea resident. To read the tribute, click here. ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————- Jim Campbell was my godfather. I knew him my entire life–he was dear friends with my parents, Diane and George Sukol (both also from NY), but really, Jim […]

Writing the Apocalypse: “Charlie Time”

Writing the Apocalypse: “Charlie Time”

“Writing the Apocalypse” is a weekly series featuring the poems of Puma Perl, with subject matter influenced by her experiences as a NYC resident during the COVID-19 pandemic. Charlie Time | By Puma Perl I wake at 3:56 AM Alone in the bunker Sleeping has become napping The minutes disappear like hours at the Spahn […]

Writing the Apocalypse: Poetry by Puma Perl

Writing the Apocalypse: Poetry by Puma Perl

Apocalyptic Rehab | By Puma Perl Every day is different, and every day’s the same   Sleep patterns vary It’s more like giving in than waking up and, like a good patient, I diligently make my bed and never return to it during daylight hours   Over morning coffee, Cynthia and I text message and […]

My CoviDiary: The April Entries

My CoviDiary: The April Entries

Below, find the latest diary entry, then all other April content. Click here for all March entries. My CoviDiary is reprinted, with the author’s permission, from its original publication via maxburbank.wordpress.com.   My Covi Diary, 4/30/2020: Funny, But Not Plausible BY MAX BURBANK | Two stories took place in the world outside my head today […]

Letters to the Editor: The Judy Richheimer Edition (comments culled from reader comments)

Letters to the Editor: The Judy Richheimer Edition (comments culled from reader comments)

Re: “Losing a Chelsea Hero: Judy Richheimer Remembered as a Relentless Activist, Journalist, Friend” (3/30/2020) I am a longtime Chelsea resident, but first became acquainted with Judy when she began writing and interviewing for her series in Chelsea Now on disability advocacy and the campaign for subway accessibility for people with disabilities, “elevators for everyone.” […]

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