A Return to Gridlock as the City Reopens?

A Return to Gridlock as the City Reopens?

BY CHRISTINE BERTHET, CO-FOUNDER OF CHEKPEDS | The COVID-19 quarantine has made us all aware of how wonderful New York can be: How clean and fresh the air has been, how quiet without gridlock blocking EMS, and without too many cars! Most significantly, there were no pedestrian fatalities in the last two months in Manhattan[1]. […]

Personal Side Effects from COVID-19

Personal Side Effects from COVID-19

BY DONATHAN SALKALN Parental Guidance | My parents are approaching their 90s and live amidst forested property marked by “No Hunting” and “No Trespassing” signs. Although they live in the boonies, they both told me they had gotten COVID-19. My dad said he had the disease in early March and recovered. My mom said that […]

Flower Power To (and from) The People

Flower Power To (and from) The People

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | While we’ve been staying at home and putting many things on hold, seeds of change planted months ago have taken root, and are showing their true colors throughout Chelsea. The above photo of orange and yellow tulips, taken April 27 at the southwest corner of Ninth Ave. and W. 21st St., […]

Editorial Snapshot: Stay-at-Home Politics

Editorial Snapshot: Stay-at-Home Politics

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 […]

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 […]

Losing a Chelsea Hero: Judy Richheimer Remembered as a Relentless Activist, Journalist, Friend

Losing a Chelsea Hero: Judy Richheimer Remembered as a Relentless Activist, Journalist, Friend

Judy Richheimer, 70, died from COVID-19 complications. Her friends, colleagues, and admirers remember her as a tenacious, vital, combative, and concerned member of the Chelsea community. Following those testimonials and memories, find Twitter testimonials as well as links to Richheimer’s preserved-in-Internet-amber work as a journalist. As you’ll see, Judy leaves a legacy that calls to […]

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