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 […]

Chelsea Garden Club Tour Packed with Compelling Players, Fascinating ‘Plots’

Chelsea Garden Club Tour Packed with Compelling Players, Fascinating ‘Plots’

PHOTOS & CAPTIONS BY SELAH ILUNGA-REED The morning of Saturday, July 16 saw the weather ping-ponging between ominous clouds and radiant sunshine. This type of summertime sky ambivalence is exactly what members of the volunteer group, Chelsea Garden Club, crave. Fortunately, for the club’s dual-avenue walking tour, the sun remained a force high in the […]

Open Hearts, Clearing Skies at Waterfront Reverie Remembering Chelsea’s Kirkland, Trentlyon

Open Hearts, Clearing Skies at Waterfront Reverie Remembering Chelsea’s Kirkland, Trentlyon

BY DONATHAN SALKALN | For days, storm clouds swirled above Hudson River Park’s Pier 64, the site of a June 23 tribute celebrating the lives of Robert Trentlyon (April 23, 1929-Dec. 7, 2021) and Edward Kirkland (June 15,1925-Jan.11, 2022). The two men were Herculean activists that, over the past 60 years, helped reshape Chelsea. The event […]

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’ […]

The Gift of Literacy

The Gift of Literacy

BY LAYLA LAW-GISIKO (candidate, NYS Assembly District 75) | My mother was born in Tunisia, a small North-African country, slightly smaller than the state of Kansas. She was the fifth child and the third daughter in a family of nine children. My mother’s two older sisters did not go to school. My grandmother was illiterate. […]

Remembering Bob Martin, June 4 and Beyond

Remembering Bob Martin, June 4 and Beyond

As detailed above, friends and colleagues are invited to a June 4 gathering to celebrate the life. and enduring legacy, of Bob Martin. Directly below, find a compilation of highlights from Bob’s life, compiled by the Martin family. Following that, find some recollections from those in Chelsea whose lives he touched. Robert Alan Martin, an […]

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