The 2015 curbside leaf collection begins Monday, November, 2nd and continues through Wednesday, December 23rd. As in previous years the Borough has been divided in to five (5) routes. Each route will be collected four (4) times.
The schedule can be viewed or printed out from the link provided: 2015 Leaf Collection Schedule
The Jenkintown Borough Public Works Department works throughout the Borough to collect leaves placed at the curb. The leaves are transported to Abington Township and processed in to mulch, that mulch is then provided free of charge to residents. The route map and pick up schedule is also posted on the Borough’s website (www.jenkintownboro.com). To access the schedule on the Borough website go to the menu on the top right-hand side under “Public Works” in the section labeled “Leaf Collection Schedule.”on the Borough website and is also available at Borough hall if you prefer. Continue reading 2015 Leaf Collection Schedule
Borough Roads – The large majority of the required concrete repairs have been scheduled or completed. The paving contract has been signed and the Borough paving operation will be commencing Tuesday, August 18th at 7:00 AM. The Borough road work will begin with the milling of Greenwood Avenue and Florence Avenue first to minimize the impact to the School. There will be no parking on either side of the roads being milled between the hours of 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM for the workers safety and protection of privately owned vehicles. The areas will be clearly posted with “Temporary No Parking” signs. Please have all vehicles off the roadway prior to 7:00 AM on Tuesday so that the construction can begin without delay. There will be limited access during the milling operation and no access at times during the paving operation. The Contractor is General Asphalt and they will be providing a detailed schedule that will be shared in the Borough updates. As the paving progresses, email blasts will be sent out updating the specific Road Closure sequence. Once all roads are milled the paving operation will immediately follow. A complete list of the Borough Roads to be paved are shown below. Continue reading Final paving to begin this week!
Republic Services will be picking up the Borough curbside trash and recycling Friday July 3rd. Please leave or place your recycling and trash at the curb overnight for pick-up for pick up.
Continue reading Trash Pick Up Friday
At 7:46PM Thursday evening, police responded to the 400 block of Rodman Avenue for a report of theft of bicycles. Caller stated he watched (2) males take two of his children’s bicycles from his driveway. Complainant chased the subjects and confronted them at Rodman and Madeira Avenue, subjects ran off in different directions. Abington and Jenkintown PD searched area with negative results.
If you observe suspicious activity in your neighborhood please call 911 immediately and DO NOT CONFRONT subjects on your own. Also remember to always lock your car doors even while parked in your driveway. Thank you.
Jenkintown Borough is a small suburban town covering less than a square mile in area with a population of approximately 4,500.
Jenkintown’s residential area, a downtown walkable business district, own school district, places of worship, post office, many shops and restaurants and accessibility to public transportation make it an ideal place to live, work and visit.
Jenkintown Borough Hall is located at 700 Summit Avenue in Jenkintown, Pa 19046. The office is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. and on Wednesday evenings until 7 p.m. Borough Hall can be reached at 215-885-0700 or please feel free to stop in person.
At our office residents can stop by for recycling buckets, lawn and leaf bags, battery and light bulb recycling, special trash collection requests and permits for interior and exterior work being done to your property or to speak with the Borough Manager.
Jenkintown’s feature in Philly.com in 2014.