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...]

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...]

SCOTT WAGNER TO BE THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT CTRO’s ANNUAL BRUNCH

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, Scott Wagner. 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 TO MISS IT: * Keynote Speaker, Scott Wagner * Ad Book with Local … [Read more...]

CTRO’s Thom Estilow appointed to the Cheltenham Township Economic Development Task Force

I am pleased to announce that CTRO's Thom Estilow has been appointed to Cheltenham Township's Economic Development Task Force by the Board of Commissioners. Please join with me in congratulating Thom. … [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...]

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 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...]

YOU CAN DONATE TO MANOR COLLEGE’S FOOD PANTRY AT TOMORROW’S CTRO MEETING

Nearby Manor College has recently opened a Food Pantry called "Bird Feed" to serve students in need.  I am very proud to assist them with their efforts. Bird Feed was featured during a local news broadcast on NBC 10. Watch NBC 10 news video If you plan on attending tomorrow night's CTRO Meeting & would like to support Manor College's Bird Feed, especially during this Holiday Season, please bring any of the following items to be donated: Non-perishable Food Toiletries Hygienic … [Read more...]

RSVP: CTRO HOLIDAY PARTY ON 15 DEC

You are cordially invited to attend the CTRO Holiday Party.  Please RSVP. Date: Friday, 15 December 2017 Time: 7:30pm - 11:00pm Place: Home of Tom & Debbie Carboni 1010 Valley Road Melrose Park, PA  19027 RSVP: Click here to RSVP   RSVP link didn't work? Please email RSVP to: TomCarboni@AOL.Com   … [Read more...]

NOVEMBER TOWNSHIP & SCHOOL BOARD MEETINGS

There will be several very important meetings to be held in November. COMMISSIONER BOARD The Commissioner Board will meet for their regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, 15 November.  The meeting will begin at 7:30pm & will be held at Curtis Hall. The board will consider recommendations for the potential sale or lease of the Sanitary Sewer System to a Municipal Authority.  If you have any questions or would like to make a public statement, you will want to attend this … [Read more...]

UPDATES TO THE CTRO WEBSITE

PLEASE SHARE THIS ARTICLE WITH YOUR FRIENDS With the 2017 elections behind us, there have been several updates to our website that may be of interest.  The candidates' pages have been taken down & replaced with other information. VOTER SERVICES PAGE We have added a Voters Services Page.  This page is filled with information about voting, registration & application deadlines; links to Online Voter Registration, Absentee Ballot Applications & Polling Place locations; links to … [Read more...]

CTRO SUPPORTS ELKINS PARK LIBRARY BOOK SALE!!

The Friends of Elkins Park Library will be holding it's annual BOGO Used Book Sale (Buy One Get One Free) from Friday, 17 November through Sunday, 19 November. The Eagles are not playing this week, so drop by on Sunday & help our local library. There is an amazing assortment of Books, CD's, DVD's and Sheet Music which will appeal to kids & adults of all ages. Bring your family, friends & neighbors. All proceeds will benefit the Elkins Park Library. We hope to see you … [Read more...]

WHY VOTER TURNOUT IS IMPORTANT

  ELECTION DAY 2017 is approaching quickly.  There are about 10 days left to go and counting down. Some might say that these off-year elections don't mean that much and what's the point of going to the polls to vote.  The evidence is the consistently low voter turnout.  If this year follows the usual pattern, there will be about 7,000 Cheltenham Voters heading to the polls.  And if the usual outcome takes place, the final tallies will be about 5,500 to 1,500 for the winning … [Read more...]

OUR VERY OWN CHAD FULMOR TIES THE KNOT!!

Congratulations to CTRO's very own Chad Fulmor and his beautiful bride Courtenay.  The newlyweds traded vows this past weekend in Gettysburg, PA. Best wishes to Chad & Courtenay from all of your friends at CTRO. … [Read more...]

HIGHLIGHTS FROM CHELTENHAM TWP COMMISSIONER BOARD MEETING!!

The Cheltenham Township Commissioner Board met last evening for their monthly meeting at Curtis Hall. During the session, the board voted unanimously to hold a Public Hearing at the next Commissioner Board meeting to discuss Zoning Ordinances pertaining to Medical Marijuana Dispensaries (MMD's) in our township. The Public Hearing will be held on Wednesday, 18 October at 7:30pm.  The location of the meeting will be Curtis Hall, 1250 W. Church Road, Wyncote, PA  19095. Please note that … [Read more...]

VISIT THE DOWNTOWN GLENSIDE FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL BEFORE THE CTRO MEETING ON THURSDAY!!

  The Downtown Glenside Food Truck Festival will be held this Thursday, 28 September beginning at 5:30pm.  In addition to the great food, there will be other fun & interesting activities. After you support our community, please join us at the CTRO Meeting which will be held right down the street.  Click on the link below for the CTRO Meeting details: CTRO Meeting Details I look forward to seeing you at both events. … [Read more...]