There was another big demonstration in downtown Philadelphia last Wednesday afternoon, another march of people — hundreds of them in fact — all with a passionate and very personal point to make.
An investigating grand jury convened by Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams has chosen not to recommend criminal charges in connection with a 2012 arson that destroyed a vacant Kensington warehouse and claimed the lives of two city firefighters.
Public officials, led by state Sen. Mike Stack, re-dedicated a 12-mile stretch of I-95 in memory of two fallen Philadelphia police officers.
— Emotions ran smoking hot when Mayor Michael Nutter and Philadelphia Fire Department brass showed up for the dedication of a new firehouse in Tacony on Tuesday.
Philadelphia honors its fallen firefighters and police officials, including Lt. Robert Neary and fireman Daniel Sweeney, during the Living Flame Memorial.
— The firemen who perished in Monday's warehouse blaze in Kensington hailed from the Northeast.