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People who are over age 65 or ages 16-64 with serious medical conditions that make them more at risk for severe illness now qualify for Phase 1A vaccinations.
Posted: 1/20/2021
January 19, 2021: PECO Energy gas main replacement work will take place Jan. 21 - Feb. 2
Posted: 1/19/2021
Cheltenham will host a virtual public meeting on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. to discuss investing in the improvement of the Township's stormwater management program so it can help improve the health and safety of the Township by reducing flooding, improving water quality and better managing stormwater drainage systems.
Posted: 1/18/2021
We asked, and you shared with us! See our final mosaic:
Posted: 1/13/2021
As expected, details on the vaccination plan have changed since yesterday's post. Pennsylvania issued an updated COVID-19 Vaccination Phasing list. Montgomery County is still working to distribute vaccines to the Phase 1A population only. A timeline for when Phase 1B vaccinations will start is still unknown.
Posted: 1/9/2021
Comments made by the Board President, Daniel Norris, at the beginning of the Commissioners' meetings on Wednesday night
Posted: 1/8/2021
Letter from the Township Manager: Modified Township Operations due to COVID-19 will continue through Jan. 25, 2021.
Posted: 1/4/2021
The Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, February 17, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. to consider public comment on an Ordinance amending Chapter 295, Zoning to recategorize the use of Tobacco Store/Smoke Shop.
Posted: 12/23/2020
On December 16, 2020, the Cheltenham Township Board of Commissioners increased the Earned Income Tax by 0.5%. Starting January 1, 2021, an additional 0.5% will be deducted from your paycheck.
Posted: 12/23/2020
Township businesses and residents are eligible for low-interest federal disaster loans to help businesses replace disaster damaged or destroyed real estate, machinery and equipment, inventory and other business assets and residents repair or replace damaged or destroyed property from Tropical Storm Isaias, a storm that hit the area on August 4, 2020. #CheltenhamStrong
Posted: 12/22/2020
12/21: Following last week's storm, Highway Crews hope to finish leaf collection for Route 15 this week. Bagged collection for 12/18 moved to 1/8.
Posted: 12/21/2020
Ogontz Fire Company, Station 5, was decertified by the Cheltenham Township Board of Commissioners on December 16, 2020, effective immediately. Fire and emergency responses will be covered by Glenside, La Mott, Elkins Park and the Cheltenham Hook and Ladder Company.
Posted: 12/16/2020
The Board of Commissioners is accepting applications to fill the position of Finance Officer. Position available immediately and open until filled.
Posted: 12/16/2020
An update on COVID-19 Risk Factors, showing a substantial increase in recent weeks.
Posted: 12/10/2020
County data on positive COVID-19 cases shows a drastic increase in Cheltenham in November.
Posted: 12/4/2020
December 1, 2020: Updated information for Montgomery County COVID-19 Testing sites.
Posted: 12/1/2020
If you or your loved ones are seeking support for your mental health this holiday season,
Posted: 11/25/2020
PPE kits will be available to small businesses at Senator Haywood's Roslyn Office 11/19-11/23 by appointment.
Posted: 11/18/2020
Please note the following changes for the safety of the community and Township employees amid rising numbers of COVID cases
Posted: 11/17/2020
The Montgomery County Board of Health voted to require all Montgomery County public and private K-12 schools to move to virtual or remote learning between November 23 and December 6.
Posted: 11/13/2020
Colder weather and more time indoors is bringing a rise in positive COVID cases in Montgomery County. Remember to practice these safety precautions.
Posted: 10/30/2020
The Friends of High School Park have contracted with the Philly Goat Project to manage invasive species in the park.
Posted: 10/21/2020
Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin R. Steele and Cheltenham Township Police Chief John Frye announce the arrest of Terrell Russell, 25, of Philadelphia, on charges related to the fatal hit-and-run crash in Cheltenham that killed Shanna Hurdle.
Posted: 10/20/2020
The Flu Shot Clinic held October 16-17 at Cheltenham High School was a success.
Posted: 10/19/2020
The Township's Deer Management Program will run from Saturday, September 19, 2020 through Saturday, January 18, 2021.
Posted: 10/8/2020
Flu shots are available by appointment at various locations in the county throughout October.
Posted: 9/30/2020
The Korean American Association of Greater Philadelphia (KAAGP) donated 2,000 masks for first responders and emergency personnel.
Posted: 9/4/2020
August 10, 2020: Additional financial support is available for neighborhood nonprofit organizations and small businesses.
Posted: 8/10/2020
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Posted: 7/27/2020
Residents are still needed from 4 Wards to serve on the Township's new Traffic Calming Advisory Committee
Posted: 7/15/2020
Three COVID-19 testing sites are open each week day in Montgomery County. Testing is free and does not require a health care provider's order; however appointments are required.
Posted: 6/16/2020
The Township is accepting letters of interest and resumes from Cheltenham residents who want to serve on the new Traffic Calming Committee and citizen committees that tackle a number of community issues,
Posted: 1/10/2020
DEP presented a presentation to Public Works on Glenside flood control, read the presentation.
Posted: 1/10/2020
PennDOT Determination of Effect Finding (Above Ground Historic Properties)for Greenwood Avenue/Chruch Road Improvment Project
Posted: 10/10/2019
In light of recent storms that have caused many trees to fall in yards and in the streets, we thought this might be a helpful guide on how to handle a fallen tree if it happens to you.
Posted: 3/8/2018
The company that receives the Township’s recycling material reports an increase in unacceptable items at nearly all of its facilities. Mixing unacceptable material with recyclables jeopardizes the usability of the recycled supply chain.
Posted: 12/16/2014
Community Connections provides a one-stop center to assist any Montgomery County resident find needed human servies. The assistance is free of charge.
Posted: 10/29/2014
Critical moments wasted while police, fire or ambulance personnel search for unmarked properties could make the difference between life and death.
Posted: 2/1/2011
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