PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney feels for New Yorkers, but acknowledges so-called Lone Wolf attacks like the one along the Hudson River bike path are difficult to predict, or stop.
The mayor says his counterparts in New York are as good as it gets in stopping terrorism, but folks can’t “stop their lives or hide.”READ MORE: Eagles RT Lane Johnson Expected To Start This Week Against Las Vegas Raiders, Nick Sirianni Says
“I think New York, in having that Halloween parade last night and having kids go back to school today, and getting life as back to normal as possible is the best way to thumb our noses at the terrorists,” Kenney said.READ MORE: 18-Year-Old Student Shoots Himself In Leg At Gymnasium In Philadelphia Learning Academy, Police Say
He says local police, partnering with federal officials, continue to make adjustments to keep people as safe as they can.MORE NEWS: Dinosaurs Greet Friends Ahead Of Atlantic City 'Dino Stroll' This Weekend
“Our police are always trying to innovate, do their best communicate, follow social media, and do the things they need to do,” Kenney said. “We live in an open society, and we want to stay an open society. That’s part of the dangers of being an open society.”