CHELTENHAM, JENKINTOWN & SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICANS: WRITE-IN CANDIDATE FOR STATE REPRESENTATIVE IN 154TH LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT

Attention Republican Voters in Cheltenham Township, Jenkintown Borough & Springfield Township: I will be mounting a Write-In Campaign for State Representative in the 154th Legislative District. I will need at least 300 Write-In Votes either at the upcoming Primary Elections next Tuesday, 23 April 2024 or on Mail-In Ballots that you should be receiving soon. Here's what you will need to do. On your Primary Ballots locate the office titled "Representative in the General Assembly … [Read more...]

SAVE THE DATE: TOWNSHIP COMMISSIONERS SET TO BEGIN THE PROCESS OF MAKING A LAW TO RESTRICT PUBLIC SPEECH AT ALL FUTURE MEETINGS AT THE PUBLIC AFFAIRS MEETING THIS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT 7:45PM

The Cheltenham Township Board of Commissioners will meet this Wednesday evening as the Public Affairs Committee. At this meeting they will vote on taking the first step towards making a law to restrict public speech at all future Township Meetings. Yes, you read that correctly. Our government is seeking to pass a law to limit public speech. Who cares about our Constitutional First Amendment? They attempted to take the first step last month but voted to table the issue until this month. … [Read more...]

SAVE THE DATE: NEXT CHELTENHAM/JENKINTOWN GOP MEETING TO BE HELD ON THURSDAY, 11 APRIL 2024 AT 7PM

Please save the date. Our next joint Cheltenham & Jenkintown GOP Monthly Meeting will be held on Thursday, 11 April 2024 at 7pm. DATE:Thursday, 11 April 2024 TIME:7:00pm - 8:30pm PLACE:VFW POST 1711204 Leedom StreetJenkintown, PA 19046 Pizza, snacks & refreshments will be served. We hope to see you there! … [Read more...]

THE JOINT CHELTENHAM & JENKINTOWN MEETING SCHEDULED FOR NEXT THURSDAY, 28 MARCH 2024 HAS BEEN POSTPONED

Our March & April Cheltenham/Jenkintown GOP Meetings fall in the midst of very Holy Days. As such, we will postpone our Monthly Meeting originally scheduled for next Thursday, 28 March 2024. Once we determine an alternate date, we will send a notification. Thank you for your patience & understanding! … [Read more...]

REFLECTIONS FROM MY MEETING WITH BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

The following is my fond reflection of the time I met with Benjamin Franklin. Some of the events might have become cloudy as this meeting took place long ago. Me: My phone is ringing. It's from a 215 area code. That's an oldie, maybe I should answer it. Hello, this is Thom! Ben Franklin (BF): Hello Thom, this is Ben Franklin. May I call you Thom? Me: Yes, I insist. What do I owe this honor, Mr. Franklin? BF: Please call me Ben. BF: You might be aware I am a member of the … [Read more...]

RULING ELITIST PARTY OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHELTENHAM DEALT SETBACK IN THEIR ATTEMPT TO RESTRICT PUBLIC SPEECH

As the old adage goes, "Elections Have Consequences." Last night, The Ruling Elitist Party of the People's Republic of Cheltenham, more commonly known as the Cheltenham Township Board of Commissioners, gathered for their monthly meeting as the Public Affairs Committee. Their major agenda item was to begin the process of making a law that would restrict the voices of our citizens at every future public meeting. Four short months ago, we went to our polling places to elect Comrades Areman, … [Read more...]

CHELTENHAM TOWNSHIP PUBLIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE ZOOM MEETING TONIGHT AT 7:45PM WITH AN AGENDA ITEM TO LIMIT PUBLIC INPUT

The Cheltenham Township Board of Commissioners will convene the Public Affairs Committee meeting tonight at 7:45pm via Zoom. One of the agenda items is to attempt to restrict the voices of our citizens. Is this thought process outrageous or is it just me? If the Public Affairs Committee votes tonight to recommend this action, the Board of Commissioners will seek to adopt an ordinance at a future meeting regulating public input. They would be passing a law to limit our speech at all … [Read more...]

CHELTENHAM TOWNSHIP FACILITIES PUBLIC ZOOM MEETING TONIGHT, TUESDAY 12 MARCH 2024 AT 7PM

Cheltenham Township will be holding a Public Meeting tonight to introduce new options to consider for our aging, ill-maintained township owned facilities. This is the most pressing matter our township faces as it will affect all residents both financially and culturally for decades to come. Cheltenham GOP encourages all of our fellow citizens to attend the meeting and boldly express our wishes and concerns. DATE:Tuesday, 12 March 2024 TIME:7:00pm ZOOM LOGIN:Zoom Link for … [Read more...]

SAVE THE DATE: CHELTENHAM TOWNSHIP FACILITIES PUBLIC ZOOM MEETING THIS TUESDAY EVENING 12 MARCH 2024 AT 7PM

Cheltenham Township will be holding a Public Meeting to introduce new options to consider for our aging, ill-maintained township owned facilities. This is the most pressing matter our township faces as it will affect all residents both financially and culturally for decades to come. Cheltenham GOP encourages all of our fellow citizens to attend the meeting and boldly express our wishes and concerns. DATE:Tuesday, 12 March 2024 TIME:7:00pm ZOOM LOGIN:Zoom Link for March 12 Public … [Read more...]

SAVE THE DATE: CHELTENHAM GOP & JENKINTOWN GOP MONTHLY MEETING THIS THURSDAY EVENING AT 7PM

Cheltenham GOP & Jenkintown GOP will be holding our monthly meeting this Thursday evening. You are cordially invited to join us. DATE:Thursday, 29 February 2024 TIME:7:00pm PLACE:VFW Post 1711204 Leedom StreetJenkintown, PA 19046 Pizza, snacks & refreshments will be served. We hope to see you there! … [Read more...]

CHELTENHAM GOP MENTIONED IN PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER ARTICLE ABOUT AGING TOWNSHIP FACILITIES

Cheltenham’s libraries, pools, and community centers are getting old. Should they be renovated or replaced? Proposals to dramatically rearrange the town's public buildings and services have residents worried about preserving the character of its neighborhoods. Geraldine Brown, a longtime resident and community leader in Cheltenham Township's La Mott neighborhood, outside the oft-closed La Mott Community Center and library. Tyger Williams / Staff Photographer Many older suburbs close to … [Read more...]

2024 NOMINATION PETITIONS AVAILABLE

Nomination Petitions for Republican Candidates to appear on our ballots in the 2024 Elections are available. If you would like to circulate petitions please email us at Officers@CheltenhamGOP.Org. WE HAVE PETITIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING OFFICES President of The United StatesDonald TrumpStatewide CandidatesU.S. Senator: Dave McCormickAttorney General: Dave SundayState Treasurer: Stacy GarrityState Auditor: Timothy DeFoorCongressional Candidates4th Congressional District: David Winkler4th … [Read more...]

CHAIRMAN’S MESSAGE: GLENSIDE LOCAL ARTICLE CRITICAL OF DEMOCRATIC COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Opinion | Three strikes for newly elected Montgomery County Commissioners Neil Makhija and Jamila Winder LINK TO ORIGINAL ARTICLE All Around | Elections , Opinion , Politics January 23rd, 2024 | By Kevin Tierney Curiously, prior to a campaign stop by President Joe Biden in Montgomery County, Montgomery County released a press release with the headline “As President Biden Visits Montco, Commissioners Reaffirm Commitment to Every Citizen’s Right to Vote.” It is important to … [Read more...]

SAVE THE DATE: CHELTENHAM GOP MONTHLY MEETING THIS THURSDAY AT 7PM

Cheltenham GOP will be holding our first monthly meeting of 2024 this Thursday evening. You are cordially invited to join us. DATE:Thursday, 25 January 2024 TIME:7:00pm PLACE:VFW Post 1711204 Leedom StreetJenkintown, PA 19046 Food & refreshments will be served. We hope to see you there! … [Read more...]

SEEKING CANDIDATE FOR PA STATE REPRESENTATIVE IN THE 154TH LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT SERVING CHELTENHAM, JENKINTOWN & SPRINGFIELD

We are seeking a candidate for Pennsylvania State Representative in the 154th Legislative District serving Cheltenham Township, Jenkintown Borough & Springfield Township. The petition-signing period to get on the ballot begins in a few days so there is no time to delay. Anyone interested in seeking this office should email us at Officers@CheltenhamGOP.Org. Thank you! … [Read more...]

WHYY PUBLISHES ARTICLE ON CHELTENHAM TOWNSHIP’S AGING FACILITIES

As many Cheltenham Township residents already know, our Board of Commissioners are considering multiple options for updating our township-owned facilities. Local PBS media outlet WHYY recently published an article about the existing Facilities Study. The article below was copied from WHYY's website. View original WHYY article What to do with aging facilities? Cheltenham Township has a multimillion dollar problem to solve Township officials are weighing four potential plans to … [Read more...]

SAVE THE DATE: FINAL 2023 JOINT CHELTENHAM & JENKINTOWN GOP MEETING THIS THURSDAY NIGHT AT 7PM

Fellow Republicans, you are cordially invited to attend the joint Cheltenham & Jenkintown GOP Meeting this coming Thursday night, 30 November 2023 at 7pm. This will be our final monthly meeting in 2023. This month's meeting will feature Guest Speaker Vico Bertogli who will provide an update on Election Integrity as it relates to Mail-In Ballots in the recent 2023 Elections. Food & refreshments will be provided. DATE:Thursday, 30 November 2023 TIME:7pm - … [Read more...]

VIDEO OF CHELTENHAM TOWNSHIP FACILITIES UPDATE PUBLIC MEETING

Last evening the Cheltenham Township Board of Commissioners convened a Public Meeting to provide an update on the Facilities Study. The meeting was held via Zoom. For those who were unavailable to attend, the Township has posted the video of this meeting on YouTube. LINK TO VIDEO Please note CTRO was represented and duly noted at the beginning of the meeting by one of our Township Commissioners. Apparently, borrowing & spending hundreds of millions of citizen's dollars while … [Read more...]

FINAL PUBLIC FORUM FOR CHELTENHAM FACILITIES UPDATE TONIGHT THURSDAY, 16 NOVEMBER AT 7:30PM

This meeting will take place within the next hour and fifteen minutes. Please join us & let our elected officials know how we feel about this matter. This will be the FINAL meeting allowing the citizens of Cheltenham Township to express our thoughts in a Public Forum. This is the most pressing matter our Township faces and will result in the borrowing & expenditure of up to hundreds of millions of dollars. The Township … [Read more...]

SAVE THE DATE: FINAL PUBLIC FORUM FOR CHELTENHAM FACILITIES UPDATE TOMORROW NIGHT THURSDAY, 16 NOVEMBER AT 7:30PM

Disclaimer: Cheltenham GOP will be sending this reminder every day until this meeting has been called to order. This meeting will be the FINAL meeting allowing the citizens of Cheltenham Township to express our thoughts in a Public Forum. This is the most pressing matter our Township faces and will result in the borrowing & expenditure of up to hundreds of millions of dollars. The Township Commissioners vowed to make their final … [Read more...]

SAVE THE DATE: FINAL PUBLIC FORUM FOR CHELTENHAM FACILITIES UPDATE ON THURSDAY, 16 NOVEMBER AT 7:30PM

Disclaimer: Cheltenham GOP will be sending this reminder every day until this meeting has been called to order. This meeting will be the FINAL meeting allowing the citizens of Cheltenham Township to express our thoughts in a Public Forum. This is the most pressing matter our Township faces and will result in the borrowing & expenditure of up to hundreds of millions of dollars. The Township Commissioners vowed to make their final decision in December 2023 or January 2024- both just … [Read more...]

GET YOUR “WE SUPPORT OUR CHELTENHAM POLICE” LAWN SIGNS

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND We just received 100 brand new "We Support Our Cheltenham Police" Lawn Signs. Please complete the form below & we will deliver one to your home. Link to Lawn Sign Request Form SHOW YOUR SUPPORT If you would like a “We Support Our Cheltenham Police” Lawn Sign, please complete the form below & we will deliver one to your home. Thank you for your support! Author’s Note: This post is not intended to be political in nature. … [Read more...]

ANNUAL CENTURY CLUB APPEAL: PLEASE SUPPORT CHELTENHAM GOP

The Century Club Appeal is one of two major fundraising activities used by Cheltenham GOP to fund election campaigns. Your support is greatly appreciated. CONTRIBUTION LEVELS ARE:Platinum: $1,000 or moreGold: $500 to $999.99Palladium: $250 – $499.99Silver: $100 – $249.99Copper: $25 – $99.99Brass: $5 – $24.00 EASY ELECTRONIC PAYMENT OPTIONS SEND CHECK BY MAIL MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO:CTROc/o James W. Schott II, Treasurer209 Royal AvenueWyncote, PA 19095 Thank you … [Read more...]

PLEASE HELP STUFF BAGS WITH CANDIDATES CAMPAIGN LITERATURE TOMORROW EVENING

Jenkintown GOP & Cheltenham GOP will help our Countywide Candidates by stuffing bags with their campaign literature. Can you volunteer some of your time to help? DATE:Thursday, 28 September 2023 TIME:6:30pm PLACE:VFW Post 1711204 Leedom StreetJenkintown, PA 19046 We hope to see you there! … [Read more...]

SAVE THE DATE: CHELTENHAM GOP MONTHLY MEETINGS TO RESUME ON THURSDAY, 28 SEPTEMBER

Save the date: After our annual summer recess, Cheltenham GOP will resume our monthly meetings. Please note the following details. DATE:Thursday, 28 September 2023 TIME:7:00pm - 8:30pm PLACE:VFW Post 1711204 Leedom StreetJenkintown, PA 19046 Food & Refreshments will be served! We hope to see you there! … [Read more...]

CHELTENHAM FACILITIES STUDY SURVEY

As many Cheltenham Township residents are aware, a recent Facilities Study was conducted by a local architectural firm. Cheltenham Township owns 16 properties including two Recreational Centers, two swimming pools, two libraries and other facilities such as Curtis Hall & Glenside Hall- all of which are in or near a state of disrepair due to lack of maintenance. The Cheltenham Chamber of Citizens (a/k/a CCC) is a local non-profit organization whose primary focus is the betterment of our … [Read more...]

CHECK OUT OUR EVENTS CALENDAR FOR THINGS HAPPENING IN OUR AREA

Visit our Events Calendar As we approach Fall there are lots of activities around our area. Please visit our Events Calendar and you will notice important Township & School Board Meetings along with fun community events for all of us to enjoy. Visit our Events Calendar We hope to see you there! … [Read more...]

REMINDER: ZOOM MEETING TOMORROW EVENING TO REVIEW FEATURES OF GOP DATA CENTER

While we are on summer recess from our monthly CTRO meetings, we will use the time slot to hold a Zoom Meeting on the features of GOP Data Center. This zoom meeting will be held tomorrow night, Thursday 24 August 2023 at 7:00pm. CTRO has access to GOP Data Center. This is a powerful tool that allows us to create voter mail lists, check voter registrations, voting history and other features. DATE:Thursday, 24 August 2023 TIME:7:00 - 7:30pm Join Zoom … [Read more...]

EVENTS TONIGHT: TUESDAY, 1 AUGUST 2023

There are two events happening this evening that might be of interest to you. 6:00pm - 9:00pmSPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP NATIONAL NIGHT OUT 7:30pm - 9:00pmPENNSYLVANIA STATEWIDE ELECTION INTEGRITY ZOOM MEETING We hope to see you there! … [Read more...]

ZOOM MEETING TONIGHT, 27 JULY AT 7PM TO NAVIGATE THE CHELTENHAM GOP WEBSITE

Cheltenham GOP is on summer recess for our monthly meetings. Otherwise, our regular monthly meeting would have been tonight, Thursday, 27 July 2023 at 7pm. In lieu of our monthly meeting, we have arranged an informal, instructional Zoom Meeting to help navigate our website. There is a 40-minute time limit so we will begin promptly and make every effort to conclude in the allotted time. DATE:Thursday, 27 July 2023 TIME:7:00pm ZOOM LOGIN:Join Zoom … [Read more...]