SCENES FROM THE MCRC PICNIC!!

MCRC Chairwoman Liz Havey hosted a fabulous picnic. Special guests included Corey Lewandowski, who served as President Trump's Campaign Manager, Pennsylvania GOP Chairman Lawrence Tabas in addition to candidates for Montgomery County Commissioner and Row Offices along with local candidates from around the county. Cheltenham Township was proudly represented by Montgomery County Sheriff Candidate Melissa Bowers Palmer, Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas Candidate Robert Zygmund, and Ward … [Read more...]

SCENES FROM INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADES

The Cheltenham GOP was proud to march in the East Cheltenham and Glenside Independence Day Parades. Great fun was had by all!! … [Read more...]

RATE OUR SCHOOL BOARD

ATTENTION CHELTENHAM VOTERSWhat is your rating of the Cheltenham School Board? FIDUCIARY RESPONSIBILITIES:Good job | Fair job | Poor job In each of the last 3 years, the Cheltenham School Board’s expenditures were about 3 million dollars more than its revenue. The reserve fund has been depleted by almost 50%, almost 9 million dollars, in the last three years. QUALITY OF OUR SCHOOLS:Good job | Fair job | Poor job The PSSA/Keystone results for 4 years from 2015 – 2018 are … [Read more...]

MY SIX STEP PROGRAM TO IMPROVE THE CHELTENHAM SCHOOL DISTRICT

CONTROL COSTS:In the past, the district agreed to employee contracts it could not afford.  Now, in spite of the tax increases, the district has run about 3 million dollar deficits for  each of the last 3 years.  Expenditures must be brought into balance. INSTRUCTION:Consider options to the instructional model the district uses.  Evidence indicates the current model is effective for some students, but is less successful with  many others.  Let’s explore using instructional models that might … [Read more...]

MEET JEFF O’NEILL: OUR WARD 1 COMMISSIONER CANDIDATE

Please join me in congratulating Jeff O'Neill, our Republican Commissioner Candidate in Cheltenham's 1st Ward. Jeff ran a successful write-in campaign during the recent Primary Elections which assured our Glenside voters of a Republican Candidate on our ballots in November. Let's get behind Jeff and bring home a victory in November! … [Read more...]

CTRO REMEMBERS D-DAY

Please join Cheltenham GOP in remembering our heroes who defended our freedom on the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. … [Read more...]

WAWA IN GLENSIDE: BUILDING & ZONING COMMITTEE MEETING TONIGHT

For those who are interested in the proposed Wawa on Easton Road in Glenside, there will be a Building & Zoning Committee tonight. DATE:Wednesday, 5 June 2019TIME:7:30pmPLACE:Curtis Hall1250 West Church RoadWyncote, PA 19095 Wawa-related topics to be discussed: (1) To amend the uses in the MU-1 Mixed Use Zoning District & to establish regulations for convenience stores with fuel sales(2) Re-zone house located at 20 West Waverly Road from R-3 Residential to MU-1 Mixed … [Read more...]

UPDATES TO OUR WEBSITE

We have made a recent change to our CTRO website. All of our Social Media accounts are now directly linked to our site. So, you can follow us directly from our site, or on Facebook, or on Twitter, or all of the above. SUBSCRIBE TO THE CHELTENHAM GOP WEBSITE You can subscribe to our site by visiting www.CheltenhamGOP.org and navigating to the section that is titled "GET CTRO NEWS UPDATES." Enter your email address & click on the "Subscribe" button (see the graphic above). You … [Read more...]

CORRECTION TO CHELTENHAM LITTLE LEAGUE CLOSING CEREMONIES COMMUNITY EVENT

There is a correction regarding the time of day for the Cheltenham Little League Closing Ceremonies to be held this Saturday. Please note the following: DATE:Saturday, 1 June 2019TIME:12:30pm - 1:30pmPLACE:Cheltenham Little League Woodland Field Complex650 Woodland AvenueCheltenham, PA 19012 There will be a Dunk Tank from 10am to 3pm when kids & parents can dunk a CLL Coach or Board Member. We hope to see you there! … [Read more...]

COMMUNITY EVENTS THIS WEEKEND

Please join the Cheltenham GOP in supporting our community this weekend by attending fun and important events that will be held around our township. This is a great opportunity to support our community, see our neighbors and meet new friends. The Cheltenham Little League will be holding their Closing Day Ceremonies this Saturday. DATE:Saturday, 1 June 2019TIME:12:30pm - 1:30pm *PLACE:Cheltenham Little League Woodland Field Complex650 Woodland AvenueCheltenham, PA 19012 There will … [Read more...]

CTRO SALUTES OUR VETERANS ON MEMORIAL DAY

The Cheltenham GOP would like to honor and thank our veterans for their service to our country on Memorial Day. … [Read more...]

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR LOCAL CANDIDATES

Please join with me to congratulate our local candidates who ran in yesterday's Primary Elections. On to the General Election in November. A very special thanks to Jeff O'Neill who stepped up to run as a write in candidate for First Ward Commissioner. There were enough votes cast to ensure that we will have a candidate on Election Day 2019. However, we must wait until the election is certified by the Montgomery County Election Board before we will know if Jeff will be on our ballots in … [Read more...]

THE STATE OF THE CHELTENHAM SCHOOL DISTRICT

Our School District can and must do better spending our tax dollars and educating our children. Four years ago, the Cheltenham School Board agreed to contracts it could not afford.  As a result, the district has been running a deficit for the last several years, including the current year.  To fund the deficit, it has raised taxes to the maximum allowed while drawing down the Fund Balance.  The School Board is engaged in contract negotiations now.  We can only hope they do not continue … [Read more...]

GLENSIDE VOTERS, WE NEED YOUR HELP!!

If you vote at Glenside Elementary School, Glenside Fire Company or Glenside Hall, we need your help next Tuesday, 21 May at the 2019 Primary Elections. Please write in JEFF O'NEILL as your Republican Candidate for 1st Ward Commissioner or there will only be a Democrat on our ballots in November. THERE ARE NEW VOTING MACHINES THIS YEAR, SO WE HAVE CREATED A SAMPLE BALLOT THAT YOU CAN PRINT & CARRY TO THE POLLS WITH YOU NEXT TUESDAY FOR THE 2019 PRIMARY ELECTIONS. Click here for more … [Read more...]

MEET OUR 2019 SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATES

The Cheltenham GOP is pleased to announce our 2019 School Board Candidates. This year, our theme is Vote S.M.A.R.T. Diana Carter Dr. Ryan Cox Chris Decker Myron Goldman Phyllis Meltzer Salem Vote S.M.A.R.T. SPECIFIC | MEASURABLE | ATTAINABLE | RELEVANT | TIMELY Our School Board Candidates are problem solvers who have new ideas and will set S.M.A.R.T. goals in order to provide a quality education for all our students, not just a … [Read more...]

HEY CHELTENHAM TWP COMMISSIONERS, SHOW SOME RESPECT!!

The Cheltenham Township Commissioner Board held their regular monthly legislative meeting last evening for March 2019. As is often the case, I was in attendance. Typically, the Board's first order of business is to accept the Minutes from the previous meeting which was held in February 2019. The Minutes always include a sign-in sheet for residents & concerned citizens who attend the meetings. One of the attendees at the previous meeting was former Ward 7 Commissioner, Charlie McKeown- … [Read more...]

HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY!!

Cheltenham GOP would like to wish everyone a Happy St. Patrick's Day!! … [Read more...]

APPARENTLY, HATE DOES HAVE A HOME HERE!!

For those of us who go about our daily business in Cheltenham Township and the surrounding area, we know firsthand of the relentless & horrible behavior when some of our neighbors discover that we are Republicans. We witness it every time we go to our polls & vote on Election Days. Because we are steadfast & strong, we usually ignore the ugliness and go about our business. For some of us, however, we have reached our limit & no longer choose to volunteer at the polls out of … [Read more...]

SCENES FROM THE CTRO ANNUAL BRUNCH!!

CTRO's 2019 Annual Brunch was a huge success. Special thanks to MCRC Chair Liz Havey, Guest Speaker Christine Flowers, Honorees Craig Bird, Chad Fulmor & Dr. Stephanie Vacharat, our State, County & Municipal Candidates & everyone who supported our event. … [Read more...]

LAST DAY TO RSVP FOR THE CHELTENHAM GOP ANNUAL BRUNCH!!

PLEASE SHARE THIS POST WITH YOUR FRIENDS!! Today is the last day to RSVP for the Cheltenham GOP Annual Brunch. Walk-ins are welcome & donations can be made at the door. However, please RSVP so we can be ready for you. Click here for details. RSVP … [Read more...]

PASSING OF MARILYN SOLOMON

It is with a heavy heart I announce the passing of CTRO's very own Marilyn Solomon. Marilyn was a longtime Committee Person serving in Cheltenham 2-2. She faithfully attended every meeting and supported our organization with great passion and generosity. Our thoughts & prayers go out to Marilyn's family and friends. She will be missed. Please click here to see Marilyn's obituary. In lieu of flowers, you are invited to donate to charities of your choosing. Favorite Animal … [Read more...]

RSVP TODAY, ONLY 1 WEEK UNTIL OUR ANNUAL BRUNCH!!

PLEASE SHARE THIS POST WITH YOUR FRIENDS!! Please RSVP Today!! THE CTRO ANNUAL BRUNCH IS ONLY ONE WEEK AWAY!! Click here for details. Please RSVP Today!! … [Read more...]

ONLY 3 DAYS UNTIL MONTCO COMMISSIONER CANDIDATES FORUM!!

You are cordially invited to attend the Montgomery County Republican Commissioner Candidates Forum on Tuesday, 19 February. … [Read more...]

RSVP TODAY FOR OUR ANNUAL BRUNCH!!

PLEASE SHARE THIS POST WITH YOUR FRIENDS!!Please RSVP Today!!The CTRO Annual Brunch is only 2 weeks away & we are making our final preparations.Click here for details.Please RSVP Today!! … [Read more...]

YOU’RE INVITED!! MONTCO COUNTY COMMISSIONER CANDIDATE FORUMS

You are cordially invited to attend the Montgomery County Commissioner Candidate Forums … [Read more...]