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Mosquito Spraying Set Back to Monday

Due to mechanical difficulties, the mosquito spraying scheduled for last Thursday in Cheltenham Township was postponed and will be conducted on Monday, July 27 from about 8:30 to 11:30 p.m, said Montgomery County today in a press statement. The spraying will be done where...
Posted On Jul 24 2015
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Schools

Netanyahu Finally Gets His Cheltenham High Yearbook

Sure, Reggie Jackson had clout.  But even Reggie couldn’t compete with this guy.  Benjamin Netanyahu strides the world stage like he owns the marquee.  And so what if the president of the United State gets a little peeved now and then. It is commonly known around here that...
Posted On Jul 27 2015
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Arts

CC’s Weekend Picks

In Cheltenham Concert in the Park at Curtis Arboretum                   Sunday, July 26 Mieka Pauley has taken “blues, classic soul and R&B, rock gospel, and folk roots and created her...
Posted On Jul 23 2015

CC’s Weekend Picks

In Cheltenham Selfie Expression at White Pines Productions July 16-19  Noon to 10 p.m. Created by visual artist Thalia Elie, this interactive exhibition “focuses on how our culture’...
Posted On Jul 16 2015

CC’s Weekend Picks

In Cheltenham   Flick ‘N Float at the Glenside Pool                                   Friday, July 10 Film: The Boxtrolls Float in the shallow end of the pool on your own raft or tube,...
Posted On Jul 08 2015

CC’s Weekend Picks

Exciting events are in store for this weekend whether you choose to celebrate the nation’s 239th birthday locally or venture into the city. In Cheltenham First Friday in Glenside Special...
Posted On Jul 02 2015

CC’s Weekend Picks

Looking for something to do this weekend in or near Cheltenham? This is the first of a regular feature highlighting a few events that you may enjoy.    In Cheltenham Acoustic Blender at...
Posted On Jun 24 2015

Neighborhoods

Neighborhood Meeting Thursday Night on Elkins Park Burglaries

Residents in Elkins Park Thursday night will be coming together to talk about crime – what’s been going on of late and the type of measures that can be taken to stem it in their...
Posted On Jul 28 2015
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Arrest Made in Early Sunday Burglaries in Elkins Park

A suspect in a string of burglaries in the area of the Elkins Park Train Station and Spring Avenue early last Sunday morning was arrested today, according to Cheltenham police.  During at least...
Posted On Jul 24 2015
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Mosquito Spraying Set Back to Monday

Due to mechanical difficulties, the mosquito spraying scheduled for last Thursday in Cheltenham Township was postponed and will be conducted on Monday, July 27 from about 8:30 to 11:30 p.m, said...
Posted On Jul 24 2015
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Church Road Section to be Blocked Off Daily Starting Friday Through Weekend

This story was updated Friday morning. Texas Eastern Transmission, a natural gas transmission company, is scheduled to close Church Road between Rices Mill Road and Greenwood Ave. starting...
Posted On Jul 23 2015
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District Appoints Elkins Park Principal

The Cheltenham Township School District appointed Geraldine Fitzpatrick-Doria as the new principal of Elkins Park School at a special board meeting Tuesday night. Dr. Doria comes to the district...
Posted On Jul 22 2015
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Food

Montco: Farmers Markets Popular for Locally Grown Goods

It’s that time of year when locally grown produce is only a short drive/walk away. Montco’s 11 farmers’ markets are in full swing and are as popular as ever, according to a recent Montco press release. In a county that has over 500 farms that grow a wide range of vegetables,...
Posted On Jun 16 2015
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Hungry Legions Search and Enjoy First Annual Glenside Food Fest

They came, they ate, they were nourished.  Well, “stuffed” might be a more accurate description of the scene  Thursday evening at the Glenside Street Food Festival, where throngs of gluttons – they were the only ones allowed in – searched out their...
Posted On Oct 10 2014
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First Food Fest with Other Attractions Set for Oct. 9 in Downtown Glenside

Great food, arts and crafts, music, and family-friendly activities highlight the First Annual Downtown Glenside Street Food Festival coming up next week. The new festival is primed to perk up a routine Thursday night with local restaurants and food trucks ready to serve their...
Posted On Sep 29 2014
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Sustainability

Climate Change Event Evokes Hope and Sense of Urgency

The fight against climate change was front and center last night at a Jenkintown forum organized by the advocacy group PennEnvironment featuring officials and advocates. This was no rudimentary exploration of the problem, more like a mustering of the troops and rhetorical...
Posted On Jul 01 2015
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Climate Change Forum Tues. in Jenkintown with Congressman Boyle and Experts, Advocates

Coming on the heels of Pope Francis’ climate call to action, a forum is set for Jenkintown this Tuesday evening on the role of climate change locally and the upcoming federal rules on carbon emissions for power plants. Congressman Brendan Boyle (D-PA-13) is joining health...
Posted On Jun 25 2015
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TTF Sponsors Backyard Buffer Tour Sunday

See how five Cheltenham homeowners beautified their properties while protecting local waterways on the Backyard Buffer Tour sponsored by the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership (TTF). Last year the TTF worked with these homeowners to create riparian buffers on their...
Posted On Jun 15 2015
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Public Accountability

Boyle Signs On to Congressional Bill Banning LGBT Discrimination

Congressman Brendan Boyle (PA-13) today signed on as an original co-sponsor of the Equality Act, legislation to ban discrimination against LGBT individuals in public accommodations, housing, employment, and other core areas of daily life. “No one should ever be discriminated...
Posted On Jul 23 2015
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Montgomery County Launches Digital Platform to Follow the Dollars

Budget and financial information for Montgomery County just got a lot easier on the eye – and hopefully on the brain – for county residents who want to check up on how county government is keeping its fiscal house in order. The Montco Board of Commissioners at a press...
Posted On Jul 13 2015
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Group of PA Political Leaders Assert More to be Done to Combat LGBT Discrimination

The gay rights movement won its most cherished victory on Friday when the U.S. Supreme Court held on the basis of constitutional principles that marriage is for everyone, same-sex couples very much included. In an at times bitterly divided 5-4 decision, with the four against all...
Posted On Jun 26 2015
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