At Simone-Sponsored Town Hall, Panel of Dems Commit to Constituent Concerns

At Simone-Sponsored Town Hall, Panel of Dems Commit to Constituent Concerns

BY SCOTT STIFFLER| From an unqualified “Yes” on more affordable housing to thumbs way down on the notion of a West Side casino, the progressive stances embraced by a panel of elected officials aligned well with the expectations of constituents who spent the first warm, sunny Saturday in recent memory in the ground floor meeting […]

CompStat Report for the 10th Precinct: May 15-21, 2023

CompStat Report for the 10th Precinct: May 15-21, 2023

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Electeds Demand MSG Entertainment Discontinue Facial Recognition, Destroy Biometric Data

Electeds Demand MSG Entertainment Discontinue Facial Recognition, Destroy Biometric Data

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Facial recognition deployed at MSG Entertainment venues to eject patrons deemed hostile to corporate interests calls to mind its potential abuse by authoritarian regimes—but for now, MSG CEO James L. Dolan seems content to keep the creepy, deeply flawed technology trapped in the sticky resin of his own pettiness and paranoia. […]

Tuesday, November 8 is the General Election: Poll Sites Open 6am-9pm

Tuesday, November 8 is the General Election: Poll Sites Open 6am-9pm

Early Voting began on Saturday, October 29 and concluded over the weekend (Sunday, November 6). The General Election takes place on Tuesday, November 8, with polls open from 6am to 9pm. Find your General Election pollsite  and access a sample ballot at findmypollsite.vote.nyc/. You’ll need your house number, street name, and zip code. In addition to […]

October 28’s NYS Assembly District 75 Candidate Forum is Available to View Online

October 28’s NYS Assembly District 75 Candidate Forum is Available to View Online

CALLING ALL NYS ASSEMBLY DISTRICT 75 VOTERS Don’t show up to the polls without having a look at what happened when Chelsea Community News hosted an online Assembly District 75 Candidate Forum with Joseph A. Maffi   (R, Arts & Culture) and Tony Simone (D) answering the Chelsea-centric questions of these six Forum Co-Presenters: The London Terrace Tenants Association (LTTA) The Fulton […]

Oct. 28’s Assembly District 75 Candidate Forum to Focus on Chelsea Concerns

Oct. 28’s Assembly District 75 Candidate Forum to Focus on Chelsea Concerns

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | The upcoming race to succeed retiring New York State Assembly Member Richard Gottfried will be one for the history books, as–for the first time in 52 years–a new name is added to the sequential list of NYS Assembly District 75 reps. Gottfried’s December 13, 2021 announcement that this current term would […]

Through August 21, You Won’t be Late for Early Voting

Through August 21, You Won’t be Late for Early Voting

EARLY AUGUST 23 PRIMARY VOTING Saturday, August 13 through Sunday, August 21 The August Primary is scheduled for Tuesday, August 23, 2022 and will include elections for the U.S. House of Representatives and the New York State Senate.  To find your Early Voting or Election Day pollsite and view a sample ballot, click here. For more information via the Board […]

CCNews’ Online Community Communication Session Set for Tues., July 19, 7pm

CCNews’ Online Community Communication Session Set for Tues., July 19, 7pm

Tuesday, July 19, from 7pm-9pm, Chelsea Community News (CCNews) presents a Community Communication Session that welcomes commentary from the public while encouraging them to channel their time and talents into the challenging task of building a bridge between problem and solution. To that end, CCNews will provide information about accessing knowledge, equipment, and funding to […]

June Primary, Now History: Voters Reflect After the Act of Casting

June Primary, Now History: Voters Reflect After the Act of Casting

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | The race to replace New York State Assembly Member Richard Gottfried—whose retirement will end a 52-year run as District 75’s voice in Albany—took a decisive turn last Tuesday, June 28, when the New York State Primary Election was held, following June 18-26’s Early Voting period. On her first assignment, Chelsea Community News’ […]

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