CTRO VICE CHAIRMAN CHRIS DECKER ATTENDS CHELTENHAM POLICE DEPT OPEN HOUSE!!

CTRO Vice Chairman Chris Decker recently attended the Cheltenham Township Police Department Open House. Great fun was had by all!! Our first-class Police Department provided demonstrations of equipment and assets that are critical for law enforcement. Thank you, Chris for supporting our community & a special thank you to our Police and First Responders for your service to our community. … [Read more...]

PLEASE DONATE TO CTRO’s 2018 CENTURY CLUB ANNUAL APPEAL!!

The Century Club Annual Appeal is one of two major fund raising activities used by CTRO. The proceeds will be used to fund election campaigns for our Republican Candidates. Your support is greatly appreciated. Contribution levels are: PLATINUM:     $1,000 (Donate on PayPal) GOLD:             $   500 (Donate on PayPal) PALLADIUM:  $   250 (Donate on PayPal) SILVER:          $   100 (Donate on PayPal) COPPER:        $     25 (Donate on PayPal) BRONZE:        $       5 (Donate on … [Read more...]

CTRO’s VERY OWN CRAIG BIRD ACCEPTS POSITION WITH PENNSYLVANIA GOP

CTRO's very own Craig Bird has accepted a position with the Republican Party of Pennsylvania as a Regional Field Organizer. Craig is a motivated and dedicated fellow American who has a long track record of service- to our country as an Officer in the U.S. Army, to our community as a Republican Committee Person & past Ward Leader and now to our State Party. Please join me in congratulating Craig on his new position with the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. Go Craig!! … [Read more...]

TWO DAYS TO GO UNTIL THE BOWERS-BEAVER STATE REP PIZZA & PASTA FUNDRAISER!!

There are only 2 more days before the KATHY BOWERS & DOUGLAS BEAVER Pizza & Pasta Fundraiser.  Please bring your family & friends. CTRO's very own KATHY BOWERS is our candidate for Pennsylvania State Representative in the 154th Legislative District serving Cheltenham Township, Jenkintown Borough & Springfield Township. Her nephew, DOUGLAS BEAVER is our candidate for Pennsylvania State Representative in the 153rd Legislative District serving Abington Township & Upper … [Read more...]

PHOTOS FROM THE WAGNER-BARTOS TOWN HALL MEETING!!

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JOIN US FOR THE DAN DAVID FOR CONGRESS DAY OF ACTION THIS SATURDAY!!

You are cordially invited to participate in the Dan David For Congress Day of Action this Saturday. DATE: Saturday, 21 July 2018 TIME: 9:30am - 2pm PLACE: Horsham GOP Headquarters 2 Village Road, #10 Horsham, PA  19044 For more details, please visit Dan David's Facebook Page: www.Facebook.com/events/352267598640843/ To RSVP, please contact Jesse Civello at Jesse@DanDavidForCongress.Com or 215-648-3762. We hope to see you there!! … [Read more...]

YOU’RE INVITED TO THE WAGNER-BARTOS TOWN HALL MEETING ON 18 JULY!!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER You are cordially invited to a Town Hall Meeting featuring our Republican Candidate for Governor, Scott Wagner, and his running mate for Lt. Governor, Jeff Bartos.  This event is FREE, but REGISTRATION is required. DATE: Wednesday, 18 July 2018 TIME: 6:30pm PLACE: North Penn VFW Post 676 2519 Jenkintown Road Glenside, PA  19038 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER … [Read more...]

THE INSIDE SCOOP ON CHELTENHAM TOWNSHIP SCHOOLS!!

You have probably heard a lot of stories about rising School Property Taxes and declining Academic Performance in Cheltenham Township's School District. One of CTRO's members, a concerned Cheltenham Township resident, has compiled all of the facts & figures and has published them on a website.  The name of the website is Cheltenham Township Podcast. You will find minutes from meetings, budget proposals, student records & surveys and everything of interest regarding our schools that … [Read more...]

YOU’RE INVITED!! PIZZA & PASTA PARTY FUNDRAISER FOR KATHY & DOUGLAS FOR STATE REP

You are cordially invited to our Pizza & Pasta Party Fundraiser for Kathy Bowers and Douglas Beaver, our State Representative Candidates in Abington, Cheltenham, Jenkintown, Springfield and Upper Dublin. WHEN: Thursday, 26 July 2018 6:00 - 8:00pm WHERE: Riviera D'Italia 118 S. Easton Road Roslyn, PA  19001 DONATIONS: $40 per person or $75 per couple RSVP: Kathy4StateRep@CheltenhamGOP.Org PLEASE MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: Kathy for PA  -or-  Beaver Achiever … [Read more...]

YOU ARE INVITED TO MARCH WITH US AT THE INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADES!!

The Cheltenham GOP will be marching in two Independence Day Parades.  We are proud to celebrate America's Independence and we look forward to honoring our country and our community every year. It is also a lot of fun to march in the parades & we would like to extend our warmest welcome for you to join us.  Bring your friends, bring your family, bring your kids.  You will be glad you did. The East Cheltenham Parade begins in the morning of July 4th & makes it's way through the … [Read more...]

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...]