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...]

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...]

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...]

PASSING OF JOE GARRY

It is with great sadness to announce the passing of Joe Garry, father of our very own Kathy Bowers and grandfather of our very own Melissa Palmer.  He will be missed. Our prayers & deepest sympathies go out to Kathy & Melissa and their family and friends. Visitation will be held on Thursday, 28 June.  Visitation & services will be held on Friday, 29 June. Visitation Thursday, 28 June 6pm - 8pm May Funeral Home 354 N. Easton Road Glenside, PA 19038 Visitation & … [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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]