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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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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