Events of Interest


PECO has commenced Phase 1 of the underground electrical upgrades to York Road.

The most up to date roadwork / detour plans for the underground electrical work on York Road from PECO have been submitted and those maps will be added to this post shortly. PECO has made every effort possible to accommodate the Borough’s request to complete this work prior to the Holiday Season. This will lessen […]

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Thursday, 20 November 2014, 1:19 am

Leaf Collection Extension

Due to the inclement weather today, November 17th,  the Leaf Route 4 was not completed. This Route will be finished on Wednesday November 19th. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Borough at 215-885-0700

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Monday, 17 November 2014, 8:23 pm

Recycling Pick-Up To Be Continued Tomorrow

Due to the road repairs that were made today on West Avenue, Greenwood Avenue and Linden Street; there was a disruption to the recycling pick-up on those streets. The recycling pick-up will be completed tomorrow on Saturday, November 15th. Please leave your recycling at the curb overnight for pick-up tomorrow.  Your patience and understanding is greatly appreciated as […]

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Friday, 14 November 2014, 10:23 pm

Plaque Dedication for Officer Plunkett

District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman and the Jenkintown Police Department will hold a plaque dedication honoring Officer John J Plunkett who died while on duty attempting to effect an arrest in 1957.  The ceremony will be held at the Jenkintown VFW second floor hall on November 18, 2014 at 9:30AM.  Refreshments will be served.  We […]

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Friday, 14 November 2014, 7:53 pm

Yard Debris/Special Pick Up Collection

The Yard Debris Collection scheduled for Tuesday, November 11, 2014 will occur on Thursday November. Residents who are registered for the special pick-up will have their items collected on Thursday November 13th.  Please remember to have your items for Special Pick-Up and/or Yard Debris Collection placed at the curb by 7:00 a.m. tomorrow.

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 9:38 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.