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‘Keepin’ it Real’ at New Wyncote Coffee Spot

It would be hard to imagine a coffee destination spot on the planet where the tag line “Keepin’ it Real” could be more apt. That’s because the Real Marketplace coffee emporium on Greenwood Avenue, just off the corner of Glenside Avenue in Wyncote, is about a lot more than...
Posted On Sep 08 2015

Mosquito Spraying is Rescheduled for Monday

After two recent postponements, spraying in sections of Glenside and Wyncote to control adult mosquitoes which may be carrying the West Nile Virus is now set for Monday, Aug. 3. Mechanical problems with the sprayer forced the cancellation of prior attempts on July 23 and Jul...
Posted On Jul 30 2015

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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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 Friday, July 24 and running through the weekend. Cheltenham Township Manager Bryan Havir...
Posted On Jul 23 2015
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New Wyncote Elementary Almost Ready; Modulars to Get Close Look

Construction of Wyncote Elementary is close to 100 percent complete, despite a minor wet weather slow-down in June,  according to the Cheltenham district’s Support Services Director Ray Bavi.  Soft soil was the primary culprit, which required putting off construction of the...
Posted On Jul 21 2015
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Mosquito Spraying Scheduled for Thursday

The Montgomery County Health Department will be spraying in Cheltenham on Thursday to combat mosquitoes carrying the West Nile Virus. The spraying will be done within the perimeter of Radcliffe Road, Glenside Avenue, Rices Mill Road, Limekiln Pike, and Church Road, where sampling...
Posted On Jul 21 2015
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Zoning Hearing for Proposed Bent Road Group Home Opens to Full House

There were few empty chairs at the Cheltenham Township Zoning Hearing Board (ZHB) Monday night where testimony began on the application of Salisbury Behavioral Health to allow them to operate a group home at 333 Bent Road in Wyncote.   The for profit company, which owns...
Posted On May 12 2015
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Sat. Was Big Day for Development in Glenside and Wyncote

This story was originally posted on May 6. Saturday was a sunny day with sunny smiles for boosters of commercial development in Cheltenham Township.  And why not?  Two innovative projects by the same developer were ushered in warmly with the obligatory ribbon cuttings and...
Posted On May 07 2015
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Register Now for ‘Olde’ Wyncote Tour

The CheltenhamTownship Historical Commission and Wyncote Civic Association are sponsoring a tour of historic Wyncote on Sat., May 16 from 9 to 11 a.m. “Olde” Wyncote was at the center of Chelten Hills, the first outpost of the Gilded Age. The guided tour will cover approximately...
Posted On May 04 2015
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Proposal for Adolescent Group Home on Bent Road Sparks Latest Neighborhood Zoning Flare-up

Zoning controversies in these parts are typically about development proposals for relatively large projects seeking regulatory relief that surrounding residents may believe will result in a scale or density level that will undermine the character of their neighborhood.  Usually...
Posted On Apr 07 2015
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