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GREENWOOD AVE. BRIDGE UN-BLOCK PARTY

To celebrate next Monday’s long-awaited reopening of the Greenwood Ave. Bridge, Jenkintown and Cheltenham are presenting a “Greenwood Ave. Bridge Un-Block Party” on Sunday, June 29, 1 – 5 p.m. to be held at Ralph Morgan Park, behind the SEPTA station. Residents are invited to bring their own food and lawn games, and enjoy live instrumental R&B music in the park, courtesy of the band “Grease Monks”. A food vendor will also be onsite for purchases.

YORK ROAD LANE CLOSURE

The southbound right hand lane on York Road (PA Route 611) in Jenkintown Borough will experience a lane closure during the period from Saturday, June 7 through Monday, June 9 from West Ave. to Greenwood Ave. This closure is being done for safety purposes for the rehabilitation project occurring at 301-305 York Road. Please be advised that the lane will be closed during the following hours: Continue reading YORK ROAD LANE CLOSURE

SUMMER MUSIC SERIES EVENT FOR MAY 27, 2014 – CANCELLED

Tonight’s Summer Music Series event scheduled on Town Square has been CANCELLED due to anticipated severe weather.
We hope to see you next week, June 3, 2014, as local favorites “Too Short Otis” welcome runners of the Sunset 5K Run with their electric rock and blues sound. Then, join us on June 10, 2014 for the retro sounds of the GTVs and FREE ICE CREAM.
As always, we’d like to thank our sponsors at Republic Services, Joyce Insurance Group, Verizon, and PECO for making this wonderful event possible. We’ll see you all summer long, Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. on the Square.

THE RECREATION BOARD OF JENKINTOWN PRESENTS: SUMMER MUSIC SERIES

The sound of music will be 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., beginning this Tuesday, May 27, 2014. 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. Continue reading THE RECREATION BOARD OF JENKINTOWN PRESENTS: SUMMER MUSIC SERIES

MEMORIAL DAY PARADE – MAY 26, 2014

The McKeown-Zane VFW Post No. 1711 and the Jenkintown Fire Department are pleased to present their Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 26, 2014.
The Parade will begin in front of Jenkintown High School at 10:30 a.m. and will travel north on West Ave. to Leedom St. and east on Leedom St. to Jenkintown Borough Hall. A short ceremony will be held at Borough Hall following the parade.
Please feel free to contact Borough Hall if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you there.