Events of Interest


Yard Debris Collection and Special Pickup to Continue Wednesday

Due to emergency repairs in the Borough, yard debris collection and special pickup have been postponed for the day and will resume on Wednesday morning. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding in this matter. If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Borough at  215-885-0700.

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 7:35 pm

Job Opportunity – School Crossing Guard

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 Friday, 25 July 2014, 7:20 pm

Job Opportunity – Assistant to the Borough Manager

Jenkintown Borough is seeking an Assistant to the Borough Manager. Candidates must be able to take initiative, have strong communication skills and a grasp of governmental functions. This position involves all administrative tasks including budgeting and finance, public information, and personnel and labor relations. A complete job description is available at Borough Hall or by […]

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 8:06 pm

Jenkintown Borough has been featured in a story on

Reporter Jake Blumgart featured Jenkintown Borough in this week’s “Jawnt’s” column. The article covers everything from the easy accessibility via Septa’s train station to the walk-ability of businesses and restaurants to the performances in Town Square. To read the article in its entirety, click here.

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Friday, 18 July 2014, 7:02 pm

Change of PECO’s Work Hours on York Road

Due to heavy traffic volume, starting Monday, July 21, 2014, PECO’s lane closures on York Road will be from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. This should greatly reduce the delays we have been experiencing during the day on York Road. If you have any questions regarding the project, please contact Joe Sharkey of Henkles & […]

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Friday, 18 July 2014, 6:58 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.