Jenkintown Borough Council is seeking to fill a vacancy on Borough Council for a term that will expire in January 2016. Continue reading BOROUGH COUNCIL VACANCY
According to a recent article in The Atlantic, which cites both Building One Pennsylvania and Building One America, the “diverse suburbs movement” has never been more relevant.” Jenkintown is a participating member of Building One Pennsylvania. The regional forum is being held right here in Jenkintown Borough. Please see the details below to register. If you agree, join Building One Pennsylvania in Southeastern Pennsylvania on “Learning from Ferguson: Organizing in Support of Diverse Middle Class Suburbs.” Continue reading BUILDING ONE PENNSYLVANIA TO HOST PUBLIC MEETING
Jenkintown pumpkin’s will land with a thud this weekend as the Rec Board presents the annual “Pumpkin Drop” event in Town Square,this Saturday, November 1, at 1pm. (Check recboard.net in case of inclement weather)
Bring your used jack-o-lanterns to Town Square and watch them be hoisted up 105 feet in the air by a firetruck ladder in the Borough’s Pumpkin Drop Cage — the only one known to exist in the world. At maximum altitude the trap door opens and the pumpkins crash to the pavement below.
The destroyed pumpkins, and any others brought to the square, will be composted courtesy of Jenkintown’s Public Works Department.
Jenkintown Police Department has an opening for a School Crossing Guard. Continue reading JOB OPPORTUNITY – SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD
Montgomery County to Celebrate International Walk to School Day with Jenkintown Elementary Students
In recognition of International Walk to School Day, the Montgomery County Health Department, the Jenkintown School District, Jenkintown Home & School, and the Jenkintown Police Department will host an event on Wednesday, Oct. 8. Continue reading INTERNATIONAL WALK TO SCHOOL DAY