DEADLINES APPROACHING FOR ABSENTEE BALLOTS & VOTER REGISTRATION!!

Deadlines are approaching for Absentee Ballot Applications & New Voter Registrations. ABSENTEE BALLOT APPLICATIONS The deadline for Absentee Ballot Applications is Tuesday, 31 October.  The Applications must be in Norristown by 5pm on the deadline date.  Click below to print an Absentee Ballot Application. Absentee Ballot Application   NEW VOTER REGISTRATION The deadline for New Voter Registration is Tuesday, 10 October.  Voter Registration can now be done online in … [Read more...]

Passing of Richard Bourbon, longtime Jenkintown Committee Person

It is with sadness to announce the passing of longtime Jenkintown Committee Person, Mr. Richard Bourbon. Our thoughts, prayers & deepest sympathies go out to Mr. Bourbon's family and friends. Details about Mr. Bourbon's funeral arrangements can be found by clicking on the link below: Funeral Arrangements … [Read more...]

CHELTENHAM TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT OPEN HOUSE TONIGHT FROM 6-8pm!!

Our very own Cheltenham Township Police Department will be hosting their 2nd Annual Open House tonight, Friday, 15 September from 6-8pm. Please come out & support our Police Department & First Responders.  There will be all kinds of activities for kids and adults. I hope to see you there. … [Read more...]

PENNSYLVANIA GOP DAY OF ACTION THIS SATURDAY, 09 SEPTEMBER!!

This Saturday, 09 September is the Pennsylvania GOP Day of Action.  Please volunteer your time to knock on doors or make phone calls in support of our candidates. If you would like to participate in the Day of Action, please contact PA GOP's Regional Field Director, Ryan Tigro via phone at (610) 636-1988 or by way of email at RTigro@PAGOP.Org.  Don't forget to ask Ryan about downloading the Mobile App with Voter Lists in your area. If you would like to knock on doors in Cheltenham Township … [Read more...]

CTRO LEADERSHIP & 2017 CANDIDATES MEET WITH PA GOP REGIONAL FIELD DIRECTOR RYAN TIGRO

CTRO Leadership & 2017 Candidates recently met with Pennsylvania GOP Regional Field Director, Ryan Tigro. The purpose of the meeting was to demonstrate the new Mobile Phone App with voter street lists. If you are a Committee Person and would like to download the Mobile App or if you would like to volunteer to help in the upcoming elections, please contact Ryan by phone at (610) 636-1988 or via email at RTigro@PAGOP.Org. … [Read more...]

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE AUGUST CHELTENHAM TWP COMMISSIONER BOARD MEETING

The Cheltenham Township Commissioner Board met for their monthly meeting in August. Here are a few highlights from the meeting: PRESENTATION OF A RESOLUTION HONORING THE CHILDREN THAT PERFORMED LIFESAVING MEASURES: On 02 June 2017, a fire broke out in La Mott.  Five heroic young people alerted authorities and woke up their sleeping neighbor whose house caught fire.  A well-deserved recognition for our young heroes. SWEARING-IN OF NEW CHELTENHAM POLICE OFFICER: Congratulations to new … [Read more...]

HIGHLIGHTS FROM COMMISSIONER SHARKEY’s ICE CREAM SOCIAL

Cheltenham Township 1st Ward Commissioner Drew Sharkey hosted his annual Ice Cream Social at Grove Park in Glenside.  Before the Ice Cream was served, Commissioner Sharkey provided a brief update on several important issues that affect all of our residents. Infrastructure Update: Commissioner Sharkey informed us that the Sewer Interceptor project will begin and when completed will result in the removal of the above-ground black pipe along Tookany Creek. He also indicated that Sewer … [Read more...]

State Representative McCarter to host PA Budget Special Town Hall Meeting on 01 August at 7pm

Pennsylvania State Representative Steve McCarter from the 154th Legislative District will be hosting a Special Town Hall Meeting to discuss the shortfall in funding for the $32Billion Budget the state legislature passed in a General Appropriations Bill on 30 June 2017.  Please note the details of the meeting: Date: Tuesday, 01 August 2017 Time: 7:00pm Place: Curtis Hall, 1250 West Church Road, Wyncote, PA  19095 RSVP: Click here I encourage all Republicans in the 154th Legislative … [Read more...]

THE PUBLIC HEARING PERTAINING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARY ZONING ORDINANCES HAS BEEN POSTPONED!!

The Cheltenham Township Commissioner Board has indefinitely postponed the Public Hearing to adopt amendments to Zoning Ordinances pertaining to Medical Marijuana Dispensaries (MMD's) which was originally scheduled for tomorrow night, Wednesday, 19 July. Some background.  The proposed amendment would have limited the location of future MMD's to: Cheltenham Avenue frontage only Parcels zoned as C3 Commercial only Not to be located within 350 feet of a Municipal Park Not to be … [Read more...]

CHELTENHAM TWP NEWS UPDATES

PUBLIC HEARING ON WEDNESDAY, 19 JULY, 7:30pm AT CURTIS HALL: There will be a Public Hearing this Wednesday evening regarding an Amendment to Cheltenham Township Zoning Ordinances for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries.   2017 CANDIDATES MEET & GREET ON THURSDAY, 03 AUGUST, 6:30pm AT EZ STORAGE, 36 TOWNSHIP LINE ROAD, ELKINS PARK: You are cordially invited to attend our Candidates Meet & Greet.  This is not a fundraising event. Click here for details about our … [Read more...]

CTRO PICS FROM THE EAST CHELTENHAM & GLENSIDE INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADES

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CTRO Update

JOIN CTRO AT THE 2017 INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADES TOMORROW East Cheltenham Parade - Begins at 11:30am at Cheltenham Elementary School Glenside Parade - Begins at 4pm at North Penn VFW Post Please email Myron Goldman at MGoldman13@Comcast.Net if you would like to march with CTRO at either or both parades.   LIKE CTRO's FACEBOOK PAGE https://www.facebook.com/Cheltenham-Township-Republicans-418866701459682/   NEXT CTRO MEETING Thursday, 28 September 2017 at … [Read more...]

Welcome New Subscribers

The Cheltenham Township Republican Organization (CTRO) would like to welcome new subscribers to our recently updated website. We invite you to navigate our site.  For the best results, we encourage you to view our site in desktop mode, which displays all of the content.  We will continue to seek improvements on our mobile site which currently displays a subset of our full content. Our aim is to keep our website fresh & vital.  We will promote Republican values in Cheltenham Township … [Read more...]

Highlights from the June 2017 Cheltenham Township Commissioner Board Meeting

The Cheltenham Township Commissioner Board met on Wednesday, 21 June 2017 for their monthly meeting.  A few key points from the meeting: Two new Cheltenham Township Police Officers were sworn-in; Officers Dunn & Filoon. Cheltenham Township Police Officer Sparango was recognized for 20 years of service. The Commissioner Board unanimously passed a Zoning Ordinance pertaining to "Wireless Supports & Communication Facilities." The Commissioner Board unanimously passed a Zoning … [Read more...]

CTRO Will Participate in East Cheltenham & Glenside Independence Day Parades

CTRO will be marching in the East Cheltenham & Glenside Independence Day Parades.  We invite you to march in the parade with us or support us by attending both events. The East Cheltenham Parade will begin at 11am at Cheltenham Elementary School. The Glenside Parade will begin at 4pm at the North Penn VFW Post. If you would like to march in the parades with us, please email Myron Goldman at the following address: MGoldman13@Comcast.Net … [Read more...]

Ward 6 Commissioner Candidate Chris Decker to Speak at Business Owner’s Forum

CTRO is proud to announce that Cheltenham Township Ward 6 Commissioner Candidate Chris Decker will be among a panel of speakers at an upcoming Business Owner's Business Forum hosted by Delaware Valley Advisors, LLC. If you are a local Business Owner, please show your support for Chris by attending. It is requested to RSVP by Monday, 19 June.   … [Read more...]

Welcome to our new look website

Thank you for visiting our "new look" website.  Our goal is to provide you with the latest information on upcoming elections, our candidates, important issues that affect our community and an opportunity for visitors to engage with us.  We welcome any ideas that you may have for ongoing improvements to our site.  Enjoy. … [Read more...]

Cheltenham GOP Endorses 2017 Candidates

Thom Estilow Finance Officer Candidate Cheltenham needs and deserves a Finance Officer who runs an efficient, friendly office full time. Thom Estilow is the man for the job. It is painful enough to bring large checks to the tax collection office. The taxpayer can at least expect a friendly smile and efficient service. Thom Estilow is the man for the job. The taxpayers pay the tax collector a six figure income. The tax collector should work full time for the township. Read more … [Read more...]