Chelsea’s Coleman Reassigned, as 10th Precinct Gets New Leadership

Chelsea’s Coleman Reassigned, as 10th Precinct Gets New Leadership

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Sunday, September 20 was Deputy Inspector Kevin J. Coleman’s last day as Commanding Officer of Chelsea’s 10th Precinct (230 W. 20th St. btw. 7th & 8th Aves.). He is succeeded by Captain Robert Gault, former Commanding Officer of the Times Square Unit. An ardent supporter of Neighborhood Policing and a vocal […]

SLA, DOE, NYPD are Top Pings on CB4 Full Board Radar

SLA, DOE, NYPD are Top Pings on CB4 Full Board Radar

BY MARK NIMAR | On Wednesday, September 2, Manhattan Community Board 4 (CB4) met via Zoom, for its monthly full board meeting. Among the agenda items were requests to amend or acquire liquor licenses, and a letter CB4 committed to send to the New York City Council, regarding the NYPD’s recent attempted arrest of Derrick […]

NYC’s District 75 Faces Distinct Back-to-School Concerns

NYC’s  District 75 Faces Distinct Back-to-School Concerns

BY RANIA RICHARDSON | New York City teachers went back to school last week, and students are scheduled to return on Monday, September 21. With widespread dissatisfaction regarding reopening plans, it is unclear if that date will hold.  Among those vocalizing their unique concerns are stakeholders in a key school district in the New York […]

Their Stages Dark, Chelsea Theatres Stay In Play, Online

Their Stages Dark, Chelsea Theatres Stay In Play, Online

BY TRAV S.D. | At this writing, it is nearly a full half-year since New York’s theaters were rapidly compelled to shut down by city and state mandates, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. To say that the city’s theaters have never been dark for this long of a stretch is an understatement, and the […]

Chelsea’s Fallen Among Those Honored by Annual Walk of Remembrance

Chelsea’s Fallen Among Those Honored by Annual Walk of Remembrance

BY FRANK MEADE | Sunday, September 6 was a beautiful end-of-summer, September 11 kind of day. The sky was a soft yet vibrant blue that seemed to be limitless, out to the horizon and far up into the heavens. The cops—paid professionals and volunteer Auxiliaries—and firefighters (having just returned from a run), had turned out […]

Drive Up, Tune In, and Give Props to Dance in All Its Forms

Drive Up, Tune In, and Give Props to Dance in All Its Forms

BY ELIZABETH ZIMMER | Things being how they are, the definition of “local” dance performance has dramatically changed. I’m writing in Chelsea, but you could be reading in Chattanooga! Whether performers are dancing their buns off in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley, Philly, or Paris, they’re still channeling their talents onto Zoom and related electronic hosts, […]

Chelsea’s 10th Commits to CB4’s Call for Precinct POV, on Ongoing Basis

Chelsea’s 10th Commits to CB4’s Call for Precinct POV, on Ongoing Basis

BY RANIA RICHARDSON | Realistic about the challenges ahead after a summer of COVID-19, citywide demonstrations, and escalating quality of life concerns, Deputy Inspector Kevin J. Coleman, Commanding Officer of the 10th Precinct, kicked off last week’s full board meeting of Manhattan Community Board 4 (CB4) by inaugurating what will become a regularly scheduled series […]

My CoviDiary: The September Entries

My CoviDiary: The September Entries

EDITOR’S NOTE: Below, find the latest diary entry, then other September content. Click here for the August entries.  Click here for the July entries.  Click here for the June entries. Click here for the May entries. Click here for the April entries. Click here for all March entries . My CoviDiary is reprinted, with the […]