Events of Interest


School Crossing Guard Opportunity

Jenkintown Police Department is accepting applications for school crossing guards.  Applications can be picked up at the Jenkintown Police Department between the hours of 8AM and 4PM Monday through Friday.  Hourly rate:  $12.00 per hour, 10 hours per week.

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Thursday, 26 February 2015, 6:52 pm

Enter the 2015 #ILoveClassicTowns Photo Contest

Show your love for the Classic Towns of Greater Philadelphia Jenkintown Borough is designated as a Classic Town of Greater Philadelphia. Take a photo in Jenkintonw Borough then using the hashtag #ILoveClassicTowns, upload your photo to twitter, instagram, facebook, or Check back between April 6th through April 20th to vote for your favorite photos. The winners will be […]

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 10:01 pm

Employment Opportunity

Jenkintown Police Department is looking for an energetic individual to become their part-time Parking Enforcement Person. This individual must be able to work 20 hours per week, evenings, Saturdays and occasional weekday hours. This job opportunity requires the Parking Enforcement Person to be able to interact with the public in a professional manner, issue citations, […]

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 6:41 pm

Arrest made in Borough car break-ins

Late Thursday evening, January 29, Jenkintown police arrested a male subject on the 300 block of Runnymede Avenue and charged him with theft and related offenses.  Subject was entering unlocked cars that were parked in the street and in driveways.  If any resident had their car tampered with that evening, please notify Jenkintown Police at 215-884-1200 and report […]

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Friday, 30 January 2015, 9:18 pm

Jan. 26 / 27 – Important Winter Storm Information

The weather forecast for our region is for heavy snow and high winds throughout the evening. Please use caution if you need to travel. Below is some important information regarding this ongoing storm: • Vehicle parking: If you have a driveway, please park your car(s) there. If you must park in the street, please park […]

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 12:06 am

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.