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(US Rep. Bob Brady, who brokered a plan to salvage the Philadelphia bike race, is joined by some of the principles in the deal.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Revamped Philadelphia Bicycle Race Will Be Shorter, More Compact Event

The new race, called the Philly Cycling Classic, will have a shorter course that will be more concentrated in Manayunk, Roxborough, and East Falls.

02/07/2013

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Car Crashes Into SEPTA Bus In Roxborough

SEPTA officials say a car hit a SEPTA bus Friday afternoon in the Roxborough neighborhood of Philadelphia.

02/01/2013

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The Trendiest Boutiques That Opened In Philadelphia In 2012

Whether you are a trust-fund baby with oodles of cash to blow on designer labels or a frugal fashionista looking for the latest designs, Philly has a store to suit any budget.

12/26/2012

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Retired Philadelphia Police Officer Charged In Connection With Attempted Child Luring In Roxborough

A retired police officer was arrested and charged in connection with a luring attempt involving an 8-year-old girl last month in the city’s Roxborough neighborhood, according to authorities.

11/08/2012

(School and city officials ring ceremonial bells to signal the start of the School District of Philadelphia's new school year.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

With Ringing Bells, Philadelphia Schools Begin Anew

Friday was the first day of class for Philadelphia public school students.

09/07/2012

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Hundreds Gather At Lovett Park In Philadelphia To Watch Olympics

About 300 people grabbed a spot on the lawn at Lovett Park on Germantown Avenue to watch the opening ceremony on a 12-foot television screen.

07/27/2012

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Roxborough Woman Charged With Murdering Neighbor In Bizarre Manner

Geraldine Cherry, 49, is behind bars on charges she murdered a neighbor by stuffing a piece of rope down her throat.

06/21/2012

Lt. Michael Payne (center) and Jane Lipton (left) of the Manayunk Development Corp. (Credit: John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio)

Manayunk/Roxborough Community Joins With Police In Attempt To Control Drunken Partying At This Weekend’s Bike Race

Members of the Roxborough/Manayunk community have been concerned for years that the crowd gathering along the Manayunk Wall for the race was getting out of control with unruly house parties, public urination, and underage drinking.

05/29/2012

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It’s Toad Detour Time In Upper Roxborough

It’s hard to imagine how teeny tiny toadlets — smaller than a dime — manage to climb the steep sides of the reservoir, let alone hop down the ramps to cross busy Port Royal Avenue to relative safety.

05/19/2012

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Police: Dog Shot Dead In Roxborough Family’s Yard

A Roxborough family is mourning the loss of their family dog after someone shot their Lab-mix in the stomach with a shotgun.

03/27/2012

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Roxborough Shopping Center Fire Destroys 4 Businesses

A fire in a Roxborough shopping center destroyed four businesses and damaged at least another three storefronts overnight.

10/17/2011

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Hurricane Irene Brings Potential Of Widespread Flooding Across Philadelphia Region

The big problem in Philadelphia remains the potential for widespread flooding.

08/28/2011

(The Benjamin Franklin Post Office, near 3rd and Market Streets in Old City Philadelphia.   Credit: Ed Fischer)

Several Philadelphia-Area Post Offices Being Studied For Closure

Among the best known local post offices on the list are the Benjamin Franklin post office in Old City, and ones in Manayunk, Roxborough, East Germantown, 30th Street train station, Overbrook, and St. Davids.

07/26/2011

(A police cordon marks the area where Roxborough student Rashawn Anderson was shot to death on Monday night.)

Roxborough HS Students Mourn Loss Of Classmate In Shooting

His family says Rashawn Anderson dreamed of playing in the NBA one day, but police say the 18-year-old was shot multiple times in the head on Monday night in the Abbottsford Homes complex, in Hunting Park.

02/09/2011

Get Your Kids Moving

Yemi Bello, of the Roxborough YMCA, tells Pat and Ukee about some of the Y’s kids’ programs, and shares tips for getting your own kids moving. Watch this video…

02/04/2011

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