Borough officials have been notified that night work has been scheduled for the Greenwood Ave. Bridge Replacement Project from Monday, May 13, 2013 through Thursday, May 16, 2013. The purpose of this scheduled night work is to complete preparation for the removal of beams related to demolition of the existing bridge. The Borough will continue to notify residents if additional night work is scheduled. Please continue to monitor the project-specific website established by PennDOT for additional updates on this project. The website may be accessed HERE. Please do not hesitate to contact the Borough if you have any questions.
The contractors for the Greenwood Ave. Bridge Replacement Project have informed Jenkintown Borough that night work has been scheduled from Monday, May 6, 2013 through Thursday, May 9, 2013. This night work has been scheduled in order to facilitate demolition of the existing bridge. PennDOT has also posted an update video and statement of work completed through March 2013 on the website that has been established for the project. You may access the website HERE. A link is also available on the "Greenwood Ave. Bridge" page under the "Current Projects" heading. Please continue to monitor this and the Borough's website for updates on the project.
Walnut Street will be closed to thru traffic beginning Wednesday, May 1, 2013 from Summit Avenue to Washington Lane and may last through the balance of the week. This closure is related to construction beginning on the Cedar Street to Walnut Street Storm Water Project. Please note that this section of Walnut Street will be open to local traffic during construction and other streets around the project area are open. Residents living in the project area will still have access to their homes during construction. If you have any questions, please contact Borough Hall at 215-885-0700. Thank you for your patience during this project.
The Jenkintown Library is pleased to present its Spring Arts & Crafts fair on Sunday, May 5, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. All fine artists and craftspeople are welcome to apply for space. If you are interested in participating, you may complete and submit an application, which is available on the Jenkintown Library's website. You may access the website HERE. More information may be accessed on the flyer attached HERE. If you have any question, please contact Bonnie Miller at the Jenkintown Library at 215-884-0593.
Jenkintown Police Chief DiValentino will host "Chats with the Chief: Teen Driving" on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. in the Jenkintown High School Auditorium. This free event will provide parents and teenagers the opportunity to learn about new laws related to graduated licenses and tips for teaching teenagers safe driving practices. More information may be obtained on the flyer attached HERE. We hope to see everyone at this event.
The Borough of Jenkintown is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Administrative & Codes Secretary. Candidates will be required to be proficient in Microsoft Office, handle inquiries from Borough residents, perform routine office tasks and have exceptional written and oral communication skills. Salary dependent on qualifications and includes participation in the Borough's benefits program. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references prior to April 30, 2013 to: George Locke, Interim Borough Manager, Jenkintown Borough, 700 Summit Ave., Jenkintown, PA 19046 or to firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE