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No Surprise: Dems Sweep Cheltenham School Board Races, Despite Some Discontent

The board of school directors of Cheltenham Township will have a distinctly different look as a result of yesterday’s election.  But it’s not that the voters opted for giving Republicans a touch on the levers of decision-making. Democrats swept the field just as they...
Posted On Nov 04 2015
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The Republican Lineup for Cheltenham School Board

There are five seats on the ballot for school board for four-year terms on election day, Tuesday, Nov. 3.  The Cheltenham Township Republican Organization is fielding a full slate based on their platform theme: it’s time to end one-party rule on the school board. Kathleen...
Posted On Nov 01 2015
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The Democrats’ Lineup for Cheltenham School Board

There are five seats on the ballot for school board for four-year terms on election day, Tuesday, Nov. 3. David Cohen is not new to public affairs in Cheltenham Township, although his candidacy for school board is his first run for public office. He is chair of the...
Posted On Nov 01 2015
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Democratic Regulars for Cheltenham School Board Take Primary, but With a Message

Democrats endorsed by their party running for school board won their primary election Tuesday night, overcoming competition from a non-endorsed Democrat and five cross-filed Republicans.  The two incumbents, board President Napoleon Nelson and Vice President Julie Haywood won...
Posted On May 19 2015
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School Board Candidate Mu’min Islam

Mu’min Islam, a Democrat, is a resident of Wyngate. Questions have been condensed due to space considerations. To see the the entire question click on the plus sign. The purpose of my candidacy is to be a voice for the thousands in our district who are not heard. I will...
Posted On May 16 2015
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School Board Candidate Jean McWilliams

Jean McWilliams, a Democrat, is a resident of Laverock. Questions have been condensed due to space considerations. To see the the entire question click on the plus sign. I have lived in Cheltenham Township for fourteen years and have actively participated as a citizen and as a...
Posted On May 16 2015
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School Board Candidate Julie Haywood

Julie Haywood, a Democrat, is from Wyncote. Questions have been condensed due to space considerations. To see the the entire question click on the plus sign. I am currently Vice President of the School Board and am running for re-election to continue providing my experience,...
Posted On May 16 2015
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School Board Candidate David Cohen

David Cohen, a Democrat, is from Elkins Park. Questions have been condensed due to space considerations. To see the the entire question click on the plus sign. I am running with the main goals of improving the School District’s communications, decision making processes, and to...
Posted On May 14 2015

School Board Candidate Joel Fishbein

Joel Fishbein, a Democrat, is from Elkins Park. Questions have been condensed due to space considerations. To see the the entire question click on the plus sign.  I felt compelled to run because, as I watched the problems confronted over the last 18 months, I wanted to provide my...
Posted On May 14 2015
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School Board Candidate Myron Goldman

Myron Goldman, a Republican also cross-filed on the Democratic ballot, is from Elkins Park. Questions have been condensed due to space considerations. To see the the entire question click on the plus sign. I will be an advocate for both the children and the taxpayers.   Warning....
Posted On May 13 2015

School Board Candidate Gary D. Colby

Gary D. Colby, a Republican also cross-filed on the Democratic ballot, is from Elkins Park. Questions have been condensed due to space considerations. To see the the entire question click on the plus sign. I seek to serve on the school board because I plan to live in the township...
Posted On May 13 2015