All posts by Shelby Smith

Washington Lane Road Closure

Washington Lane between Greenwood Avenue and York Road will be closed today, June 8th. The road closure will last until 4PM. This closure is taking place to allow for AQUA to continue the trenching for new water services.

Contractors will provide access to homes for residents who live in this area.  Please make plans to take an alternate route to avoid further disruption to your travels. Thank you for your patience and understanding while these necessary repairs are made.

If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to get in contact with the Borough at (215) 885-0700.

Road Closures for Thursday June 8th

Rodman Avenue between Myrtle Avenue and Walnut Street as well as from Linda Visa to Elm Avenues and Hillside Avenue between Elm Avenue and Walnut Street will be closed tomorrow, June 8th. The road closure will last until approximately 4PM. These closures will take place to allow for PECO to continue the trenching for new gas mains.

Contractors will provide access to homes for residents who live in this area.  Please make plans to take an alternate route to avoid further disruption to your travels. Thank you for your patience and understanding while these necessary repairs are made.

If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to get in contact with the Borough at (215) 885-0700.

27th Annual Sunset 5K Run Tonight!

A reminder to all Jenkintown Residents that the 27th Annual Jenkintown Sunset 5K Run will be held tonight, Tuesday June 6th at 7PM at the Town Square, presented by the Jenkintown Kiwanis Club. This is a rain or shine event.

Come on out and join us celebrating a Jenkintown tradition.  Day of registration begins at 5PM.

Racing will start at 6:46PM with the free kids dash for those 6 years old and under. Then at 7PM the main race will begin. Join us at the town square to cheer them on, or if you live along the course cheer them on as they run by, as I am sure you will see plenty of your neighbors running. Let’s show everyone what makes Jenkintown so special. Live music by The Grease Monks at the gazebo from 6-8PM will be provided as well as post race refreshments.

Please be aware that there will be  500-600 runners on the roads that evening, so please be careful if driving at that time. Please anticipate some delays, so please be patient. Also, please be aware that certain roads will be closed to traffic throughout the borough and especially around the Town Square that evening.  The route map for the race can be found here. The runners should all be off the roads by 8PM.

The Summer Music Series is Back!

The sound of music has begun wafting through the trees of Jenkintown’s beautiful Town Square this summer, with free, live music scheduled for every Tuesday night, at 7 p.m., which began this past Tuesday, May 23, 2017.  With something for everyone, from retro to rock, folk and jazz, Irish to Italian, covers to originals, American to British, surfer, bluegrass, and children’s performances, Jenkintown’s Town Square will be the place to be this summer.

So bring a lawn chair, pack a picnic basket, bring a cooler, and invite your friends to enjoy the twilight music at Town Square every Tuesday night this summer. Continue reading The Summer Music Series is Back!

Road Closures for Friday June 2nd

Florence Avenue between Rodman and Hillside Avenues, Rodman Avenue between Linda Vista and Elm Avenues and Hillside Avenues between Elm Avenue and Walnut Street will be closed today, June 2nd. The road closure will last until approximately 4PM.. These closures will take place to allow for PECO to continue the trenching for new gas mains.

Contractors will provide access to homes for residents who live in this area.  Please make plans to take an alternate route to avoid further disruption to your travels. Thank you for your patience and understanding while these necessary repairs are made. Continue reading Road Closures for Friday June 2nd