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Mayor Dobbs Declares Snow Emergency

Mayor Dobbs has declared a snow emergency in the Borough of Jenkintown beginning tonight, 12:00 AM and expiring 6:00 PM tomorrow, Thursday January 4th, 2018. Residents with a driveway are asked to please park in it.  If you do not have a driveway please park as close to the curb as possible to allow for safe passage of the Borough plow trucks. The snow accumulation forecasts vary greatly (2″ to 6″). The frigid temperatures are expected to make the roads very slippery throughout the night and in to rush hour traffic. If you must travel please take along the recommended safety gear and allow extra time to navigate the expected icy roads. The Jenkintown Police Department and Public Works Department will be fully staffed throughout the storm. Continue reading Mayor Dobbs Declares Snow Emergency

Possible Inclement Weather tomorrow, 12/9

The Public Works Department has brined all roads in preparation for the inclement weather expected to begin around 7AM and last through 1PM tomorrow, December 9th.  While this may not be a plowable event, the roads may be slippery during morning hours as salting operations are taking place. All equipment is operational and Public Works will be fully staffed throughout the storm.  The snow is expected to accumulate 1-4 inches with light winds.  Continue reading Possible Inclement Weather tomorrow, 12/9

Jenkintown2035 Comprehensive Plan

Last evening, Monday, November 27th, 2017, the Jenkintown Borough Planning Commission held a public meeting to discuss the draft Jenkintown2035 Comprehensive Plan. This is the first step in the Comprehensive Plan adoption process that is mandated by the Pennsylvania MPC. The Comprehensive Plan will now be distributed to the Jenkintown School District, Abington Township, Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County Planning Commission and the State Planning Commission for review and comment. Continue reading Jenkintown2035 Comprehensive Plan

Opportunities To Volunteer And Serve The Community

The Jenkintown Recreation Board is looking for volunteers!  We have had several volunteers serve out their Borough appointed terms and need new members to continue putting on fun, family friendly activities throughout the year.  Currently, the Rec Board hosts:

  • The Spring Egg Hunt
  • The Summer Concert Series (weekly Tuesday night concerts in town square running June through August)
  • The Chili Cook-Off
  • Scare on the Square
  • Light Up the Square (Christmas tree lighting and Santa visit)

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