COVID-19: A Call to Organize and Act, from the Midtown South Community Council

COVID-19: A Call to Organize and Act, from the Midtown South Community Council

A message from the Midtown South Community Council: Time to organize and act! The CORONAVIRUS, COVID-19, is identified as a respiratory illness that has not been previously seen in humans. Coronavirus is widespread and fast-moving. Italy has been the second hardest hit by the virus—behind China—as of March 23, exceeding 59,138 confirmed cases and over […]

My CoviDiary; Being an Introduction to This Project

My CoviDiary; Being an Introduction to This Project

Note: Below, find the latest diary entry, then the original March 18, 2020 posting, then all others that followed. My CoviDiary is reprinted, with the author’s permission, from its original publication via maxburbank.wordpress.com. My CovidDiary, 3/27/2020: Not a Morning Person BY MAX BURBANK | I gotta tell you, until late yesterday, I had no idea […]

Great Local Candidates Outnumber National Ones!

Great Local Candidates Outnumber National Ones!

BY DONATHAN SALKALN  | Duck hunting season is almost over—and the diverse flock of 29 Democratic candidates for president has been whittled down to two old, grey birds. One candidate is a hard-boiled quackler, seemingly bent over from carrying the buckshot wounds he’s gotten for support of healthcare-for-all and environmental concerns, concepts in place in […]

Chelsea Snapshots: The West 16th St. Edition

Chelsea Snapshots: The West 16th St. Edition

PHOTO AND COMMENT BY PAUL GRONCKI | The scaffolding finally down, after five years of building at the Einhorn-developed, prison-like luxury tower at 124 W. 16th St., over the French Evangelical Church. (Note: Groncki is president of the 100 West 16th Street Block Association.)     Chelsea Community News is made possible with the help of […]

In Chelsea, The Forgotten Are Never Forgotten

In Chelsea, The Forgotten Are Never Forgotten

BY DONATHAN SALKALN | During this holiday season, we should all be proud that our community is not only a special place for stuffing stockings hung by the chimney with care, but also a pocket full of warmth for the needy. The forgotten are never forgotten in Chelsea—and for many, Chelsea is their home. A […]

Fulton/Chelsea-Elliott Working Group’s Public Meeting Invites Tenant Input

Fulton/Chelsea-Elliott Working Group’s Public Meeting Invites Tenant Input

BY DONATHAN SALKALN | On the evening of Nov. 20, a workshop-style public meeting sponsored by the Fulton/Chelsea-Elliott Working group focusing on living conditions within Chelsea’s New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) properties brought together residents, staff from the offices of Chelsea’s local elected officials, and NYCHA representatives. The event was sponsored by the Fulton/Chelsea-Elliott Working […]

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