Events of Interest


Shredding Event – September 27, 2014

The Ascension Group will host a FREE community shredding event on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. located at 610 Summit Avenue.  This is an excellent opportunity for individuals to securely discard any documents containing sensitive information such as bank statements, expired identification and bank cards, and medical records.  Please note that documents may contain staples, […]

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Friday, 26 September 2014, 7:39 pm

6th Annual Chili Cook-Off in Town Square – September 27th

Dust off your classic chili recipe for Jenkintown’s 6th Annual Chili Cook-Off, and participate for one of three $100 cash prizes plus the possibility to stake your claim as Chili Royalty of Jenkintown. Online registration is currently still open at The event will be held on Saturday, September 27th from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. If only tasting is appeals to […]

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Friday, 26 September 2014, 4:01 pm

West Avenue Road Closure – Planned PECO Night Work

West Avenue will be closed for the PECO gas main installation project between York Road and Leedom Street, starting tonight, Monday, September 22nd through Thursday, September 25th from 8:00 P.M. to 6:00 A.M. This portion of the project is scheduled in the evening to limit disruption to residents/businesses and is expected to last one week. […]

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Monday, 22 September 2014, 3:10 pm

Yard Debris and Bulk Trash Pick-up Rescheduled

 Due to emergency road repairs, yard debris and bulk trash pick-up will be completed on Wednesday, September 17th. Please leave your leaf bags/bulk items at the curb for pick-up tomorrow.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you. Your patience and understanding is greatly appreciated as we continue to address infrastructure repairs throughout the […]

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 8:03 pm

Emergency Road Closure for Repair – Hillside Avenue

Hillside Avenue will be closed for repairs between Cedar Street and Leedom Street, Tuesday, September 16th from 7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. This road repair has been escalated to the highest priority due to the deteriorating condition of the sub-base. The project will consist of milling, repair of the sub-base, paving and sealing. Please adjust your […]

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 12:31 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.