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Roxborough: Family, Community, and Nature Since 1690  
“The Roxborough Development Corporation is a community-driven organization dedicated to provide a safe, clean environment, quality shopping, recreational and entertainment experience”.  
History  
The first Swede to come to Manatawney, a native American trail leading to Barren Hill, was Peter Lindstrom, in 1656. In 1680, the Court of Upland in England appointed Peter Rambo (a local Swede) to be in charge of maintaining the Manatawana. William Penn visited the area in 1682 and was amazed at how well organized the plantations in Manatawana were. The name was changed in 1690 to Roxburgh and incorporated in 1707 as Roxborough”.  
HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM ROXBOROUGH  


Santa Claus & Frozen's Elsa Are Coming to Ridge Avenue!
As the warmth of November fades, the cold and ice set in, and thankfully so does the holiday season. This year the Roxborough Development Corporation welcomes families and friends of Roxborough to our first three-part Holiday Series. Santa & Elsa are making their way up the Ridge spreading their wintry magic and holiday cheer throughout the month of December.  There will be three stops to the tour, so mark your calendars now and join us for the festivities!


 
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Interact 45th Anniversary Celebration
On Saturday, December 6, 2014 Interact welcomes you to celebrate their 45th Anniversary at the Please Touch Museum. Bring your kids to this family-friendly event and experience the museum after hours. You can also learn about the history of Memorial Hall and Centennial Park. Click the image below for ticket information.




 

 

 

 



 

 

Keep Philadelphia Warm This Winter
Local Roxborough business Advent presents the #THANKS4GIVING Clothing Drive. Donate clean clothing and footwear, including coats, hats and scarves during the month of November to benefit North Light Community Center. Visit Facebook.com/THANKS4GIVINGPHILLY for details on how to get involved.


Urban Landscapes
The RoxArt Gallery presented "Urban Landscapes" by Lisa K. Reisman and Gary Reed. The exhibit will be on display at the RoxArt Gallery located at 6111 Ridge Avenue from November 1st through January 5th.

 



 

 




 


 

 

 



 
  Quick Links   Public Notice  
   

For more information on the Ridge Avenue Water Main Replacement Project visit www.phila.gov/water/notifications

The Roxborough Development Corporation is seeking bids for snow removal at the 514 DuPont Street and 465 Leverington Avenue parking lots. Interested bidders should contact the RDC at 215-508-2358 or james@roxborough.us.

 


 
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