CTRO NEWS

Highlights from the June 2017 Cheltenham Township Commissioner Board Meeting

The Cheltenham Township Commissioner Board met on Wednesday, 21 June 2017 for their monthly meeting.  A few key points from the meeting: Two new Cheltenham Township Police Officers were sworn-in; Officers Dunn & Filoon. Cheltenham Township Police Officer Sparango was recognized for 20 … [Read More...]

CTRO Will Participate in East Cheltenham & Glenside Independence Day Parades

CTRO will be marching in the East Cheltenham & Glenside Independence Day Parades.  We invite you to march in the parade with us or support us by attending both events. The East Cheltenham Parade will begin at 11am at Cheltenham Elementary School. The Glenside Parade will begin at 4pm at … [Read More...]

Ward 6 Commissioner Candidate Chris Decker to Speak at Business Owner’s Forum

CTRO is proud to announce that Cheltenham Township Ward 6 Commissioner Candidate Chris Decker will be among a panel of speakers at an upcoming Business Owner's Business Forum hosted by Delaware Valley Advisors, LLC. If you are a local Business Owner, please show your support for Chris by … [Read More...]

CTRO’s very own Jim Schott inducted into the Cheltenham Little League Hall of Fame

CTRO is proud to have one of our members inducted into the Cheltenham Little League Class of 2017 Hall of Fame.  Jim Schott, 2nd from the left, with the 2017 inductees.  Congratulations to Jim and his family for this well-deserved recognition for his service to our community.  Job well … [Read More...]

CTRO supports NAACP Scholarship Fund

  CTRO is pleased to support the NAACP Scholarship Fund.  The proceeds will be used to advance the education of deserving students in need. We are proud to submit our advertisement in the Ad Book that will be circulated to the attendees of the upcoming Freedom Fund Awards … [Read More...]

Welcome to our new look website

Thank you for visiting our "new look" website.  Our goal is to provide you with the latest information on upcoming elections, our candidates, important issues that affect our community and an opportunity for visitors to engage with us.  We welcome any ideas that you may have for ongoing improvements … [Read More...]

My Plan To Improve Academic Performance

by Myron Goldman A successful school is more than several hundred people coming together in a building and being divided into classes.  A successful school has a unity that transforms individuals into a "team" with a shared purpose.  This doesn't happen by accident. A school is a system that … [Read More...]

My Agenda To Improve Our Schools

By Myron Goldman  If elected to the school board I will work with the superintendent to focus on solving discipline issues, school environment issues, achievement issues, racial and cultural issues and budgetary issues.   Some specific goals: Bring order to our schools Create schools … [Read More...]

A Response to the Insubordinate Students

by Myron Goldman In our schools, here in Cheltenham, we have students who act out and do what they please without fear of consequences from the adults.   The adults have an obligation to respond effectively. The disorder must stop. At the community meeting on June 1st it was admitted that … [Read More...]

Cheltenham Needs a Problem Solving School Board

by Myron Goldman The adults must regain control of our schools. Adults, not children, must be in charge. Does the board have a clue how to fix the chaotic situation? The Cheltenham School Board failed to address the discipline problems in the Cheltenham Schools and is now focused on the … [Read More...]

How to Control Salary Costs!

By Myron Goldman Salary costs can be controlled. The maximum salaries for teachers and administrators in Cheltenham are among the highest in Montgomery County. In 2017-18, the maximum salary for a teacher with a Masters+36 credits and 16 years of experience will be $111,923; in 2018-19, … [Read More...]

Why We Need a Change on the School Board!

The Cheltenham School Board Has an Obligation To Take Back Our Schools from the Bullies! Why hasn't it done so? By Myron Goldman There must be policies in effect that give the teachers and staff the authority and ability to keep order.  Current policies fail to do this. There must be … [Read More...]

Cheltenham GOP Endorses 2017 Candidates

Thom Estilow Finance Officer Candidate Cheltenham needs and deserves a Finance Officer who runs an efficient, friendly office full time. Thom Estilow is the man for the job. It is painful enough to bring large checks to the tax collection office. The taxpayer can at least expect a friendly … [Read More...]

Concrete is stronger then cement.   Bring diversity of ideas to the board.

    Concrete is stronger than cement! By Myron Goldman Concrete uses cement which is a strong building material, adds to it, and creates an even stronger material. A one party school board can be a good one, but a school board comprised of people from both parties will be … [Read More...]