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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  


 
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HeartChase Roxborough
This spring, the American Heart Association and
Roxborough Memorial Hospital bring
HeartChase to Roxborough. This thrilling competitive race features fun rewards, mini-games as well as an event expo. Visit HeartChase Roxborough to learn more about the event and to sign up.





 

 

 

 



 

 

Happy Holidays From Roxborough
This winter Roxborough welcomed families and friends to the neighborhood's first three-part Holiday Series. Santa & Elsa made their way up the Ridge spreading their wintry magic and holiday cheer throughout the month of December.


Stanleys Hardware named Stormwater Pioneers
Stanley’s True Value Hardware, a 66-year-old-business with deep roots in Roxborough, has been honored as Philadelphia’s first Stormwater Pioneer. Third generation small business owners Mark and Joe Jaconski were recognized as role models for business owners and private developers who want to reduce stormwater runoff from their properties.



 



 

 




 


 

 

 



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

 


 
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