Events of Interest


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

West Avenue Closure

We have been notified by PECO and PennDOT that West Avenue will be closed Friday, July 18th and Monday, July 21st between York Road and Leedom Street for replacement of gas mains. The roadway will be open over the weekend for your convenience. If you have any questions regarding the project, please contact Joe Sharkey […]

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Thursday, 17 July 2014, 7:58 pm

Greenwood Avenue Closure

Greenwood Avenue is scheduled to be closed on Thursday, July 17, 2014  from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. between Leedom Street and York Road due to PECO replacing gas mains. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Thursday, 17 July 2014, 12:59 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.