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., […]

10th Precinct Leader Notes Pandemic’s Impact on Protocols, Public Safety, Crime Stats

10th Precinct Leader Notes Pandemic’s Impact on Protocols, Public Safety, Crime Stats

Normally held on the last Wednesday of the month, 1oth Precinct Community Council meetings provide an opportunity to interact with local NYPD leadership, voice concerns, hear the latest crime statistics, and get valuable public safety information. On hold indefinately because of COVID-19 concerns, Chelsea Community News spoke (via email) with Deputy Inspector Kevin J. Coleman, […]

Landlord Lack of COVID-19 Candor Endangers Tenants, Helpers

Landlord Lack of COVID-19 Candor Endangers Tenants, Helpers

BY DONATHAN SALKALN | At what point does the safety of New York City tenants, employees, and delivery people supersede building management’s refusal to share apartment numbers of those who either died of, or have tested positive for, COVID-19? Why shouldn’t residents know if those apartments might have residents who are still using the hallways […]

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 […]

Letters to The Editor: The Jimmy Campbell Edition

Letters to The Editor: The Jimmy Campbell Edition

The following are reader comments on our April 10, 2020 tribute to the late Jimmy Campbell, a longtime Chelsea resident. To read the tribute, click here. ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————- Jim Campbell was my godfather. I knew him my entire life–he was dear friends with my parents, Diane and George Sukol (both also from NY), but really, Jim […]

Q&A with Deputy Inspector Kevin J. Coleman, Commanding Officer of the 10th Precinct

Q&A with Deputy Inspector Kevin J. Coleman, Commanding Officer of the 10th Precinct

Normally held on the last Wednesday of the month, 1oth Precinct Community Council meetings provide an opportunity to interact with local NYPD leadership, voice concerns, hear the latest crime statistics, and get valuable public safety information. On hold indefinately because of COVID-19 concerns, Chelsea Community News maintained a very safe distance, indeed, by checking in […]