Category Archives: Events

ZHB Hearing #381 Continued Until July 6th

The Zoning Hearing Board of the Borough of Jenkintown will hold a continuance hearing on Thursday July 6th, 2017 at 7:00pm. at Borough Hall, 700 Summit Avenue, Jenkintown, PA 19046 for the application submitted by of JJLH of Jenkintown LLC, on behalf of Faulkner Nissan, of 610 York Road, Jenkintown, Pa 19046. The Applicant is appealing the decision of the Zoning Officer, requesting a special exception, and variances sections 181-57, 181-58A, 181-43.C.1.c.1, 181-43.C.1.c.2, 181-43.C.1.c.3, 181-74, and Article XIV to use the existing lot as surface parking for Faulkner Nissan at 610 York Road Jenkintown PA 19046. All affected or interested parties are invited to attend and offer testimony. A complete copy of the petition to the Zoning Hearing Board is available for public inspection at Borough Hall during normal business hours.

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!

The great Jenkintown Photo Scavenger Hunt is on!

Tomorrow morning in Town Square, at 9 a.m., Jenkintown Rec Board and photojournalist/borough resident Jon Adams will host a “get to know your borough and get to know your camera” event.

Using a list of clues, participants will search for many of the wonderful photographic subjects that make our borough fun, unique, kitschy and historic. After checking off as many items as possible, join your fellow scavengers at 12:30 p.m. at Drake Tavern to swap stories and compare photos. Continue reading The great Jenkintown Photo Scavenger Hunt is on!

Summer Music Series Starts Tonight!

The Jenkintown Recreation Board is proud to host a special, early Summer Music Series concert tonight, Tuesday, May 23, at 7PM. Come down to Town Square and support our very own Jenkintown High School Jazz Combo & Friends. While there, pick up a postcard flyer to put on your fridge so you won’t miss any of the fun concerts coming up this summer. As is tradition, refreshments in the form of water and ice pops will be provided by the Rec Board.

This year’s Summer Music Series is sponsored in part by The Drake Tavern. Thanks for the support!

Environmental Action Committee to Discuss Use of Green Space

The Jenkintown Environmental Advisory Committee will meet on Wednesday May 17 at 7 pm to invite further input from residents on how to best use green space in the Borough. Lucinda Bartley will give a presentation on models of pocket parks and results from the recent survey on green space. We will also discuss the next steps toward becoming an Audubon Bird Town.