Helen Ubinas, Daily News
– “I want my children to know the struggle it took to get this far and to know that we’re not done.” The theater was full of parents apparently teaching their children the same lesson.
Holly Otterbein, PhillyMag
– Two initial decisions by a state hearing examiner have found that the city of Philadelphia violated the law when it made changes to the Deferred Retirement Option Plan three years ago.
Jared Brey, PlanPhilly
– It wasn’t hostility that filled the Council Chambers last month, when the committee on law and government held a hearing to consider a proposal to restructure the local government and create a new Department of Planning and Development. It was more circumspect than that. A collective furrowing of the brow: Is this what we’re doing? Right now?
Adlaine Peterson, Billy Penn
– Did you know that the first protest against slavery in the country — before there was a country — happened in Philly? Or about the carousel that gave a famous Philly riot its name?