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Simon Wins President Slot in Board Reorganization After Township Swearing-in Ceremonies

At its annual reorganization meeting Monday night the Cheltenham Township Board of Commissioners selected veteran board member Mickey Simon to take the reins as board president.  Simon, representing Ward 6, was voted in unanimously by the new board. Newly elected board members...
Posted On Jan 05 2016
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Final Workshop on Comprehensive Zoning Changes Set for Thursday

by Edie Cerebi The third and final workshop on Cheltenham’s Revised Draft Zoning Ordinance is set for this Thursday evening.   The focus will be on Mixed-Use Districts, an important new category not part of the existing zoning code, which is very much in line with the...
Posted On Dec 15 2015
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Cheltenham Looking to Unload its Sewer System

On the heels of an executive session on Wednesday involving a presentation by a consultant, Cheltenham Board of Commissioners President Harvey Portner said he was more than pleased with progress on making a decision to sell or lease its sewer system to either a private entity or...
Posted On Sep 17 2015
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Township Takes No Side on Whether to Allow Students to Stay in Glenside House

The Cheltenham board of commissioners voted “no action” at their recent Building and Zoning Committee meeting on whether to allow students to continue to rent a house in Glenside.   The property at 525 Montier Street, which now houses four Arcadia University students, is zoned as...
Posted On Sep 15 2015
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Workshops on Zoning Code Proposal Canceled

In an unexpected move tonight, the Cheltenham Board of Commissioners called off the series of workshops planned for review of the proposal for revamping the township’s zoning ordinance.  The announcement was made at the end of the Public Works Committee meeting. Township...
Posted On Aug 12 2015
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Army Corps Final Flood Study for Tookany Creek Delayed

The release of Tookany Creek Flood Reduction Feasibility Study by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) has been delayed until at least late August 2015 so the agency can complete a technical review.  The report had been scheduled for release in draft by July. At a public...
Posted On Aug 03 2015
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Glenside Kiddie Pool Expected to Reopen Friday

The township announced today that a joint investigation with its pool contractor of the cause of sore hands and feet at the Glenside Baby Pool concluded that the rough texture of the plaster bottom of the pool was due to a buildup of calcium crystal and was expected to be worked...
Posted On Jun 25 2015
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Glenside Kiddie Pool Temporarily Shut Down

It was the opening of the public pool season on Saturday, but for some prekindergartners at the kiddie pool in Glenside, an otherwise near perfect summer day could have used some final edits to the script. The problem at the Keswick Avenue site was sore feet and hands experienced...
Posted On Jun 24 2015
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