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]. […]

Reader Comments

Reader Comments

Re: The 10 Most Annoying Types of People in the Pandemic (May 4, 2020) “Hey, Michael! Good to see you here!”–Elizabeth Zimmer “You forgot 7PM clap for caregivers who blast crappy music out windows from 6:45 to 7.”–Aphra Behn ” ‘Conspiracy theorist’ is the CIAs word for “Free Thinkers.’ “–Nick “You are a local treasure!”–Richard […]

My CoviDiary: The May Entries

My CoviDiary: The May Entries

Below, find the latest diary entry, then all other May content. Click here for the April entries. Click here for all March entries . My CoviDiary is reprinted, with the author’s permission, from its original publication via maxburbank.wordpress.com. My CoviDiary, 5/24/2020: 100,000 and the Sledgehammer of History BY MAX BURBANK | I want to come […]

Letters to The Editor: Week of April 20, 2020

Letters to The Editor: Week of April 20, 2020

To The Editor: I can’t say that Judy Richheimer and I were close friends. It was, unfortunately, more the typical New York type of thing where you’ve seen someone for a long time, but the closest you ever got to “friendship” was smiling, saying, “Hi” as you passed on the street, and every so often […]

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, […]

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 […]

Letters to the Editor: The Judy Richheimer Edition (comments culled from reader comments)

Letters to the Editor: The Judy Richheimer Edition (comments culled from reader comments)

Re: “Losing a Chelsea Hero: Judy Richheimer Remembered as a Relentless Activist, Journalist, Friend” (3/30/2020) I am a longtime Chelsea resident, but first became acquainted with Judy when she began writing and interviewing for her series in Chelsea Now on disability advocacy and the campaign for subway accessibility for people with disabilities, “elevators for everyone.” […]

Five Symptoms of the Crime Virus

Five Symptoms of the Crime Virus

BY DONATHAN SALKALN | Crime is an infectious disease, and should be treated on the scale of the Coronavirus outbreak. A citywide emergency should have been declared after a Barnard College student, Tessa Majors, was murdered on December 11, 2019. The horrific crime in Manhattan’s Morningside Park, allegedly by youths aged 13 and 14 years […]

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