Events of Interest


Updated Infrastructure Comprehensive Schedule

Scheduled Road Closures Aqua Pennsylvania – Project status. West Avenue (York Road to Leedom Street) excavation for water main was completed on Thursday April 9th. West Avenue will no longer have overnight closures. Leedom Street between West Avenue and Town Square parking lot will no longer have overnight closures. The Town Square parking area will […]

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Friday, 10 April 2015, 8:45 pm

Comprehensive Schedule Regarding Infrastructure Work

Scheduled Road Closures Aqua Pennsylvania – Project status. West Avenue (York Road to Leedom Street) Leedom Street (West Avenue to Summit Avenue) and Summit Avenue (Leedom Street to York Road) – Underground excavation work to replace water main – Set to begin March 30th and last six to eight weeks. Road scheduled to be closed 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM. This project will […]

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Monday, 30 March 2015, 8:48 pm

Recreation Board’s Annual Spring Egg Hunt

The Jenkintown Recreation Board’s annual Spring Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 4th, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Jenkintown Elementary School Playground.  The event features crafts, the all-ages Egg Toss Tournament, and an appearance from Bunny!  There will also be a “Raffle for the Roof.”  Stop by the crafts table for a chance to win this year’s […]

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Friday, 27 March 2015, 6:57 pm

Trash collection will begin at 6:00 AM Tomorrow, March 20, 2015.

 This is one hour earlier then usual. This time adjustment was required to allow Republic Services the best chance of being able to complete the trash collection during the adverse conditions they are expected to face due to the winter storm that is forecast for our area. The winter storm forecast for tomorrow morning is expected to begin early and may adversely affect the morning […]

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Thursday, 19 March 2015, 10:58 pm

Go Out on a Limb and Get Your Free Tree from PECO

2,000 free trees now available to customers   PHILADELPHIA (March 9, 2015) – As the ground begins to thaw, PECO encourages customers to “Think Spring!” and reserve a free tree from the Energy-Saving Trees program. Through a partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation, PECO is providing more than 2,000 free trees to customers to help save […]

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 10:17 pm

Welcome to Jenkintown Borough!

Jenkintown’s business district was recently featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer. 

Jenkintown Borough is a small suburban town covering less than a square mile in area with a population of approximately 4,500. Jenkintown’s residential area, a downtown walkable business district, own school district, places of worship, post office, many shops and restaurants and accessibility to public transportation make it an ideal place to live, work and visit. Jenkintown Borough Hall is located at 700 Summit Avenue in Jenkintown, Pa 19046. The office is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. and on Wednesday evenings until 7 p.m. Borough Hall can be reached at 215-885-0700 or please feel free to stop in person. At our office residents can stop by for recycling buckets, lawn and leaf bags, battery and light bulb recycling, special trash collection requests and permits for interior and exterior work being done to your property or to speak with the Borough Manager.