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Local veterans honored in Roxborough on August 3, 2013. (credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Local Veterans Honored At Party In Roxborough

Local veterans were celebrated at a party in Roxborough Saturday.

08/03/2013

(Credit: Kim Glovas)

In Roxborough, Summer ‘Day Camp’ For Older Residents Wraps Up

The fourteen seniors gathered in the basement of the community center for the finale barbecue, and card games.

08/02/2013

Home invasion in Roxborough on May 7, 2013. (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

Man Pistol-Whipped During Home Invasion In Roxborough

A man was rushed to the hospital after being pistol-whipped during a home invasion in a Philadelphia neighborhood early Tuesday morning.

05/07/2013

(credit: Chelsea Karnash/CBSPhilly.com)

Top Philly BYOBs: The Northwest

In the latest installation of Philly’s top BYOBs, we’re taking a short trek to the northwest neighborhoods of Chestnut Hill, Roxborough and Manayunk.

04/19/2013

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Car Crashes Into Roxborough Dunkin’ Donuts

Police responded at about 3:30 p.m. to the Dunkin’ Donuts located along the 7100 block of Ridge Avenue.

03/11/2013

(Credit: Federal Bureau of Investigation
Philadelphia Division)

Philadelphia Police Searching For Suspect Wanted For Attempted Bank Robbery In Roxborough

Around 10:20 a.m., the suspect entered the TD Bank at 5501 Ridge Avenue and passed the teller a demand note before eventually fleeing the scene without any money.

02/14/2013

(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

(Credit: Philadelphia Police)

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

(Credit: Mike Dougherty)

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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