There will be an Electronics Recycling Event Tomorrow
Saturday, January 16, 2016 – 10:00am to 2:00pm
Cosponsored by the Weavers Way Environment Committee and GrInCH (Green in Chestnut Hill). Anything with a plug! Collection takes place in the circular driveway of Norwood-Fontbonne Academy, off Germantown Avenue. The address of the academy is 8891 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia PA 19118.
Note: Recycler requires $20 to take TVs and computer monitors, and $1 per pound for batteries. For a complete list of acceptable items, visit: tinyurl.com/qy4wkhl. This event benefits the Environment Committee’s grant program and GrInCH’s student grants. Suggested donation: $10-$20.
Jenkintown Middle School is looking for volunteers to join them as they celebrate MLK Day through community service! Services performed will include: disposing of debris, clearing pathways and wiping down playground equipment within Ralph Morgan Park from 10a.m to 2p.m. on Monday, January 18, 2016. For more information click here
In a money saving effort the County has decided to consolidate three of the district courts into one building right here in Jenkintown! This building will be located on York Road. The first court is expected to be in by July of 2016 with the project being fully completed by 2018. More information about this can be found at the link below in an article posted by Laura McCrystal.
Read the article here
The public is invited to join in the Martin Luther King Day of Service activities at Abington Friends School from 9 a.m. until noon on Monday, January 18. The projects benefit many worthy local organizations, including The Breathing Room Foundation, Aid for Friends and Whosoever Gospel Mission. Volunteers are needed to bake bread, make soup, make scarves and blankets, build bird feeders or help clean up the creek that flows through the campus. All ages are welcome.
Also, don’t miss a huge “New to You” clothing sale at Abington Friends School on Saturday, Jan. 16, from 9 a.m. until noon. Hundreds of gently used items will be on sale, and none is priced higher than $3. Proceeds benefit the Montgomery County Women’s Center’s domestic-violence-prevention project.
Abington Friends School is located at 575 Washington Lane, Jenkintown, Pa.
For more information or to register to volunteer, visit www.abingtonfriends.com. A flyer for more information can be found here
The Borough would like to remind you that both trash and recycling will be picked up on Saturday December 26th as well as Saturday January 2nd instead of the usual Friday pick up. Please remember that wrapping paper and boxes are recyclable, but ribbon, Styrofoam and all plastic bags should be put in the trash. Have a Happy Holiday!