Category Archives: Events

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.

Bird Walk in Jenkintown

There will be a bird walk in Jenkintown on Saturday April 29 beginning at 10am with hosts at four locations in the Borough to watch birds and learn how to locally to support habitat for birds. This event is organized in collaboration with the Wyncote Audubon Society and the Briar Bush Nature Center.   

The bird walk is a free event for all interested.

Contact Angèle Surault at asurault@comcast.net or see here for more information.

Zoning Hearing Board Hearing Continued (Postponed)

At the request of the applicant, a continuance has been granted for the Zoning Hearing Board Hearing scheduled on April 27th, 2017 regarding 610 York Road. This hearing will be re-scheduled in the near future and notices will be sent to all affected parties as required by the Jenkintown Borough Code.

We ask that any and all affected and interested parties contact Borough Hall with any questions and/or concerns. Borough Hall can be reached at (215) 885-0700.

Bird Talk on April 19th, Bird Walk on April 29th

The Jenkintown Environmental Advisory Committee will host a free talk by Ruth Pfeffer (www.birdingwithruth.com) this Wednesday April 19 at 7 pm at Jenkintown Borough Hall 700 Summit Avenue. Learn more about how native plants create habitat and birds of the Pennypack Watershed. (This will take the place of the regular third Wednesday meeting of the JEAC). Continue reading Bird Talk on April 19th, Bird Walk on April 29th