Happy Monday. The city's still in celebration mode after Saturday's big Birds win, but today is all about a different celebration: it's Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and much of the city will honor the day with community service. In other words, Philly may feel extra kind this morning.
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It's MLK Day and many Philadelphians are spending the day volunteering across the city, but others are debating whether it's the right way to celebrate King's legacy. Volunteers are at odds with activists pushing for a day of protests and rallies over community service.
Most schools are closed today so students may participate in public service, but one Quakertown school has controversially canceled the holiday.
Philly is home to many community organizations ripe with volunteer opportunities. But as two millennial volunteers write, it's time for younger generations to step up and lend a hand alongside their senior neighbors.
It's been a rollercoaster weekend for the 22,024 "dreamers" in New Jersey and the 5,889 in Pennsylvania.
On Saturday, the federal government said it's once again accepting requests to renew deferred action under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
The city is still riding high from Saturday's Eagles win against the Falcons, getting them one step closer to the Super Bowl. Now we know they'll face Vikings on Sunday at 6:40 p.m.
In light of their success so far, columnist Mike Sielski says it's funny to look back now on how many ways the season could have gone off the rails. Reporter Jeff McLane writes that now we know quarterback Nick Foles can confidently get the job done.
Columnist Marcus Hayes even wrote Foles a letter from the fans with one important message: we're sorry for ever doubting you.