Events of Interest


Building One Pennsylvania to Host Public Meeting

According to a recent article in The Atlantic, which cites both Building One Pennsylvania and Building One America, the “diverse suburbs movement” has never been more relevant.” Jenkintown is a participating member of Building One Pennsylvania. The regional forum is being held right here in Jenkintown Borough. Please see the details below to register. If you agree, […]

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Thursday, 30 October 2014, 7:11 pm

Annual Pumpkin Drop This Saturday In Town Square

Jenkintown pumpkin’s will land with a thud this weekend as the Rec Board presents the annual “Pumpkin Drop” event in Town Square,this Saturday, November 1, at 1pm.  (Check in case of inclement weather)Bring your used jack-o-lanterns to Town Square and watch them be hoisted up 105 feet in the air by a firetruck ladder in the Borough’s Pumpkin Drop Cage — the only one known to exist in […]

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 6:15 pm


Jenkintown Police Department has an opening for a School Crossing Guard. Hours: 7:30AM to 8:30AM and 2:45 to 3:45PM Monday to Friday Hourly Rate: $11.00 per hour. Training Provided Applications can be picked up at the Jenkintown Police Department, 700 Summit Avenue between the hours of 8AM and 4PM Monday through Friday. Jenkintown Police Department […]

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Thursday, 16 October 2014, 4:10 pm

Jenkintown Electric Power Project

There will be a Community Meeting Tuesday October 14,2014 from 6:30-8:30pm at Abington Senior High School, 900 Highland Avenue Abington PA 19001, in Cafeteria A. This Community Meeting is to discuss and receive details about the plans to replace the existing electrical power substation just north of the Jenkintown-Wyncote Regional Rail Station. An overview and progress […]

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 2:45 pm

International Walk to School Day

Montgomery County to Celebrate International Walk to School Day with Jenkintown Elementary Students   In recognition of International Walk to School Day, the Montgomery County Health Department, the Jenkintown School District, Jenkintown Home & School, and the Jenkintown Police Department will host an event on Wednesday, Oct. 8.  At 8:10 AM the “Walking School Bus” […]

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 2:36 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.