YOU’RE INVITED TO THE PA GOP STRATEGY SESSION ON 9 JULY!!

  You are cordially invited to attend the upcoming GOP Strategy Session which will be hosted by PA GOP Regional Field Director, Michael Straw. RSVP Please note the following details: DATE: Monday, 9 July 2018 TIME: 6:00pm - 8:00pm PLACE: MCRC Headquarters 860 Penllyn-Blue Bell Pike Suite 240 Blue Bell, PA  19422 RSVP Please RSVP as space may be limited. For more information, please contact PA GOP Regional Field Director, Michael Straw at MStraw@PAGOP.Org. … [Read more...]

CHELTENHAM GOP WELCOMES OUR NEW SUBSCRIBERS!!

Cheltenham Township Republican Organization (CTRO) would like to welcome our new subscribers. CTRO is committed to making our community the best it can be and to promote Republican values in the region. Please encourage your friends & neighbors to subscribe to our website at www.CheltenhamGOP.org.  Locate the section titled "GET CTRO NEWS UPDATES" and enter your email address.  Hit the blue Subscribe button and follow the directions. Thank you for your continued support. … [Read more...]

AUDIENCE CHEERED AS TWP COMMISSIONERS UNANIMOUSLY PASSED GUN ORDINANCE

DISCLAIMER: The opinions and observations expressed here are my own and do not represent the positions of the Republican Party or Cheltenham GOP. Last evening, the Cheltenham Township Commissioner Board unanimously adopted an ordinance that will require owners to report firearms which have been lost or stolen.  The ordinance stipulates that anyone who fails to do so will be subject to a fine not to exceed $1,000. Upon passage, President Commissioner Dan Norris announced, and I am … [Read more...]

RECOMMENDATIONS TO SELL THE TWP SEWER SYSTEM WILL BE MADE TOMORROW NIGHT!!

The Cheltenham Township Board of Commissioners will make their recommendation as to whether the Sanitary Sewer System should be sold to Aqua PA at tomorrow’s Public Works Meeting. If you have strong feelings one way or another, tomorrow will be your last chance to express yourself. DATE: Wednesday, 2 May 2018 TIME: 7:30pm PLACE: Curtis Hall, 1250 Church Road, Wyncote, PA 19095 Speak now or forever hold your peace. … [Read more...]

CHELTENHAM TWP SPECIAL MEETING TO DISCUSS SALE OF SEWER SYSTEM ON 19 APRIL

Cheltenham Township will be holding a Special Meeting to discuss the sale of the Sanitary Sewer System to AQUA PA on Thursday, 19 April at 7:30pm.  The meeting will be held at Curtis Hall, 1250 Church Road, Wyncote, PA  19095. The Cheltenham Township Board of Commissioners issued RFP's (Requests for Proposals) to four Municipal Authorities.  Only one, AQUA PA, submitted a bid for $50.25Million.  AQUA PA's bid will be discussed at the Special Meeting. This potential sale affects every … [Read more...]

LAST CHANCE TO SIGN PETITIONS FOR STATE REP, STATE SENATE & STATE COMMITTEE

JOIN US TOMORROW NIGHT FOR A PETITION SIGNING EVENT This is the last chance to sign petitions for our candidates: Douglas Beaver - State Representative, Abington & Upper Dublin Kathy Bowers - State Representative, Cheltenham, Jenkintown & Springfield James Williams - State Senate, Abington, Cheltenham, Jenkintown & Springfield DATE: Wednesday, 28 February (tomorrow night) TIME: 7:00pm WHERE: North Penn VFW Post 676 2519 Jenkintown Road Glenside, PA  … [Read more...]

REMINDER: CTRO ANNUAL BRUNCH FEATURING SCOTT WAGNER IS 2 DAYS AWAY!!

The event we have all been waiting for is only two days away; the 2018 CTRO Annual Brunch featuring Keynote Speaker Scott Wagner, 2018 Gubernatorial Candidate and current Pennsylvania State Senator.  For those who have already RSVP'd, this is a friendly reminder.  For those who haven't RSVP'd, you still have time. RSVP NOW DATE: Sunday, 25 February 2018 TIME: 11:00am to 12:00pm - Meet & Greet Cocktail Hour 11:45am - 2:00pm - Brunch WHERE: North Hills Country Club 99 Station … [Read more...]

PLEASE HELP OUR CANDIDATES GET ON THE BALLOT!

PLEASE PRINT, SIGN & CIRCULATE OUR CANDIDATES' PETITIONS There is a little more than a week left before Nominating Petitions are due.  We need at least 500 signatures for our State Senate Candidate, James Williams; at least 300 for our State Representative Candidate, Kathy Bowers & at least 100 for our State Committee Candidate, Gil Cox.  We need your help. PLEASE CLICK ON THE CANDIDATES' NAMES BELOW TO PRINT THEIR PETITIONS. *** PETITIONS MUST BE PRINTED DOUBLE-SIDED IN ORDER … [Read more...]

LAST WEEK TO RSVP FOR BRUNCH WITH SCOTT WAGNER!!

            Time is running out.  If you plan on advertising in our Ad Book, please send your artwork ASAP as we will be going to print soon.  And, there is only one week to go to RSVP for our Fabulous Event.  Don't delay.  RSVP NOW.  You are cordially invited to attend the 2018 CTRO Annual Brunch featuring our Keynote Speaker Scott Wagner, 2018 Gubernatorial Candidate and current Pennsylvania State Senator. RSVP NOW DATE: Sunday, 25 … [Read more...]

FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR JON FOX SET FOR TOMORROW, 13 FEBRUARY

MEMORIAL SERVICE & BURIAL FOR JON D. FOX DATE: Tuesday, 13 February 2018 TIME: 1:00pm LOCATION: Congregation Adath Jeshurun 7763 Old York Road (at the intersection of Ashbourne Road) Elkins Park, PA  19027 Note: There will be no receiving line. CEMETERY: Roosevelt Memorial Park 2701 Old Lincoln Highway Feasterville, PA  19053 Notes: There will be coffee and desserts at Adath Jeshurun following the burial. The Family is asking at this time for no visitors or phone … [Read more...]

PASSING OF JON D. FOX

It is with great sorrow to announce the passing of our friend, Jon D. Fox.  "Uncle Jon," as he was fondly known, left a deep and lasting impact on those of us who knew him.  He tirelessly served Abington Township and it's surrounding neighbors.  Most recently, he was the Area Leader for Abington Township and Rockledge Borough.  He also served with distinction as a U.S. Congressman, Montgomery County Commissioner, Pennsylvania State Representative and Abington Township Commissioner among other … [Read more...]

TIME IS RUNNING OUT! RSVP TODAY TO SEE SCOTT WAGNER!

Time is running out.  There are only a few weeks to go.  Don't delay.  RSVP NOW.  You are cordially invited to attend the 2018 CTRO Annual Brunch featuring our Keynote Speaker Scott Wagner, 2018 Gubernatorial Candidate and current Pennsylvania State Senator. RSVP NOW DATE: Sunday, 25 February 2018 TIME: 11:00am to 12:00pm - Meet & Greet Cocktail Hour 11:45am - 2:00pm - Brunch WHERE: North Hills Country Club 99 Station Avenue Glenside, PA  19038 RSVP NOW YOU DON'T WANT … [Read more...]

YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO ATTEND THE KICKOFF MEETING FOR PA STATE SENATE CANDIDATE JAMES WILLIAM THIS MONDAY, 22 JANUARY

You are cordially invited to attend the Kickoff Meeting for Pennsylvania State Senate Candidate in the 4th Senator, James Williams. DATE: Monday, 22 January 2018 TIME: 7:00pm - 9:00pm WHERE: North Penn VFW Post 676 2519 Jenkintown Road Glenside, PA  19038 Food & refreshments will be served Introductions by Philly & Montco GOP Officials Rousing acceptance speech by our next State Senator RSVP I hope to see you there!!   … [Read more...]

CTRO’s very own Stephanie Vacharat receives Silver Certificate for 10 years of Volunteer Service to our Community

What an outstanding week for the members of CTRO. Our very own Stephanie Vacharat, who serves as CTRO's Vice Chair, was recognized and honored at last night's Cheltenham Township Commissioner Board meeting by receiving her Silver Certificate for 10 years of Volunteer Service on Cheltenham Township's Library Board. Congratulations Stephanie!!  Well deserved!! CTRO, along with everyone in Cheltenham Township, is very proud of your achievement and would like to Thank You for your service … [Read more...]

PLEASE SUPPORT JAN 2018 ELKINS PARK LIBRARY BOGO BOOK SALE

PLEASE SHARE THIS POST WITH YOUR FRIENDS CTRO would like to invite you to support the January 2018 Elkins Park Library BOGO Book Sale beginning at the end of this week. WHEN: Fri,   19 Jan 2018: 1:00pm   to 6:00pm Sat,  20 Jan 2018: 10:00am to 4:00pm Sun, 21 Jan 2018: 1:00pm   to 4:00pm (before the Eagles game) WHERE: Elkins Park Free Library 563 E. Church Road Elkins Park, PA  19027 All proceeds will benefit our wonderful library. Thank you for your support.   … [Read more...]

CTRO’s VERY OWN MELISSA PALMER SINGS ON SUNDAY

Do you want to hear something amazing? Our very own Melissa Palmer gave a rousing vocal performance in Church last Sunday. Watch video Sorry for the grainy video, but it's her voice that comes through perfectly & you don't want to miss it. Congratulations, Melissa!!     … [Read more...]

IMAGES FROM CHELTENHAM PAL WINTER CARNIVAL EVENT

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PLEASE SUPPORT THE CHELTENHAM PAL WINTER CARNIVAL EVENT THIS SATURDAY

  PLEASE SHARE THIS POST. Please support the Cheltenham Police Athletic League (PAL) by attending the upcoming Winter Carnival Event. This event is FREE.  Please drop by & support this event before the Philadelphia Eagles Playoff Game begins. WHEN: This Saturday, 13 January from 12:00 noon to 3:00pm (before the Eagles Playoff Game) WHERE: ARCADIA UNIVERSITY (In the Dome) 450 S. Easton Road Glenside, PA  19038 * Meet our Police Officers * See our Police … [Read more...]

CTRO IS SEEKING COMMITTEE PEOPLE & VOLUNTEERS IN 2018

  URGENT. PLEASE REPLY. CTRO is seeking Committee People & Volunteers in 2018.  Can we count on you to serve our community? We encourage all current Committee People to retain your seat and seek re-election on Primary Election Day 2018.  Please notify us ASAP if you plan on retaining your seat. I will seek re-election in 2018 I will not see re-election in 2018 If you are not currently a Committee Person, but would like to become one in 2018, please let us know. I … [Read more...]

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE CHELTENHAM TWP BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS REORGANIZATION MEETING

Last evening, the Cheltenham Township Board of Commissioners held their 2018 Reorganization Meeting.  Please note the following highlights from the meeting: ELECTIONS: President, Ward 5 Commissioner Dan Norris Vice President, Ward 4 Commissioner Ann Rappoport Following his unanimous election as President of the Board, Commissioner Norris presided over the rest of the meeting. OATH OF OFFICE: The Honorable Christopher J. Cerski, Magisterial District Judge administered the Oath of … [Read more...]

CTRO ANNUAL SPRING LUNCHEON ON SUNDAY, 25 FEB 2018 AT 11:00AM

Please save the date. CTRO will be hosting our Annual Spring Luncheon. DATE: Sunday, 25 February 2018 TIME: 11:00am - 2:00pm PLACE: North Hills Country Club 99 Station Avenue Glenside, PA  19038 FEATURING: * Fabulous Keynote Speaker * Ad Book with Local Businesses & Supporters * Raffle & Silent Auction * Petition Signing for 2018 Candidates * VIP & Sponsorship Opportunities * And much more.. We are looking forward to seeing you there. … [Read more...]

CTRO’s JOHN FRUNCILLO HAS LETTER-TO-EDITOR PUBLISHED IN PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER

Our very own John Fruncillo submitted his letter-to-the-editor & it was published in the Christmas Eve Sunday Edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer. John's common-sense observation of the potentially devastating effects of a bill recently passed by Philadelphia City Council which would remove bullet-proof glass in neighborhood businesses. The bill was introduced by Councilwoman Cindy Bass and Mayor Kenney's office has said he will sign the bill into law. Thank you John for standing … [Read more...]

RSVP TODAY: CTRO HOLIDAY PARTY IN 2 DAYS

PLEASE RSVP TODAY!! There are only 2 days left until the CTRO Holiday Party.  Our party is always a great time & we would like to extend our warmest invitation for you to join us.  Please RSVP today. RSVP Date: Friday, 15 December 2017 Time: 7:30pm - 11:00pm Place: Home of Tom & Debbie Carboni 1010 Valley Road Melrose Park, PA  19027 Fun & Games: We always have a good time, especially during our White Elephant Pollyanna.  Bring a gift & enjoy the … [Read more...]

CTRO PROUDLY SUPPORTS MANOR COLLEGE FOOD PANTRY

It was a great privilege to deliver items donated by CTRO to the nearby Manor College Food Pantry, called Bird Feed. I hope our donation will brighten the Holiday Season for a deserving student. Watch NBC10 News Story About Bird Feed Read More About Bird Feed     … [Read more...]

CTRO SUPPORTS ELKINS PARK LIBRARY DECEMBER BOOK SALE

The Friends of Elkins Park Library will be holding their annual Half Price Book Sale from Friday, 15 December through Sunday, 17 December. CTRO is proud to support the Cheltenham Township Library System.  We have two CTRO Officers who also serve on the Library Board- Stephanie Vacharat & Myron Goldman.  A special thanks to both for their service to our community. Our library system is vital to our community & depends on funds raised at Book Sales.  Please drop by our Half Price … [Read more...]