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The District Courts are Consolidating!


Good News!

In a money saving effort the County has decided to consolidate three of the district courts into one building right here in Jenkintown!  This building will be located on York Road.  The first court is expected to be in by July of 2016 with the project being fully completed by 2018.  More information about this can be found at the link below in an article posted by Laura McCrystal.  

Read the article here

Abington Friends School hosts 17 MLK ‘Day of Service’ projects

The public is invited to join in the Martin Luther King Day of Service activities at Abington Friends School from 9 a.m. until noon on Monday, January 18. The projects benefit many worthy local organizations, including The Breathing Room Foundation, Aid for Friends and Whosoever Gospel Mission. Volunteers are needed to bake bread, make soup, make scarves and blankets, build bird feeders or help clean up the creek that flows through the campus. All ages are welcome.

Also, don’t miss a huge “New to You” clothing sale at Abington Friends School on Saturday, Jan. 16, from 9 a.m. until noon. Hundreds of gently used items will be on sale, and none is priced higher than $3. Proceeds benefit the Montgomery County Women’s Center’s domestic-violence-prevention project.

Abington Friends School is located at 575 Washington Lane, Jenkintown, Pa.

For more information or to register to volunteer, visit A flyer for more information can be found here

Reminder for Holiday Trash and Recycling

The Borough would like to remind you that both trash and recycling will be picked up on Saturday December 26th as well as Saturday January 2nd instead of the usual Friday pick up. Please remember that wrapping paper and boxes are recyclable, but ribbon, Styrofoam and all plastic bags should be put in the trash.  Have a Happy Holiday!

York Road Closure Tomorrow Evening

JENKINTOWN BOROUGH has been notified  by PennDOT and PECO that York Road / RT 611 will have a lane closure tomorrow evening, Wednesday November 11th between the hours of 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM. The lane closure will occur in the northbound lane between Vista Road and Hillside Avenue. The lane closure is required for the safety of the Contractors that will replacing the electrical transformer to continue with the electrical upgrade project. This schedule will be monitored and updated accordingly.

Please plan an alternate route if you must travel through this area to reduce any delays you might encounter.

Thank you for your understanding and patience.

If you have any questions or concerns do not hesitate to call, email or stop in to Borough Hall. (215) 885 – 0700