Often while I am working, I have the television on and if it is a Sunday night, I will usually be listening to "60 Minutes."
One recent episode on homelessness caused me to stop working and watch the entire segment from start to finish.
The interviewer spotlighted three families who were homeless in Florida. One family consisted of a young unemployed father and his two children who lived in a box truck.
His wife, the children's mother, had died and the father was unable to find a job in the construction industry.
As we approach the Nov. 6 general election, the East Penn Press and the Salisbury Press, in the interest of fairness, will halt the publication of columns by local government officials and letters to the editor submitted by those running for office.
The last week for publication of columns by local government officials is Oct. 11.
We will, of course, continue to cover the local races, in news stories generated by our own reporters.
Pen Argyl 2,
Salisbury took an early lead on Pen Argyl, but couldn't hold on for its first win of the year, falling in overtime 2-1.
Jessica Rosario got the Falcons on the board in the first half off an assist from Kennedy Bresnak.
The Green Knights tied the game in the second half on a goal from Nicole Kocher and got the game-winner in overtime when Laura Zanette found Lacey Hempeler.
Meghan Williams made seven saves in goal for the Falcons, who held an 11-9 edge in shots.
The Harry S Truman Elementary School PTO hosted a Welcome Back Dinner Dance Sept. 14.
Dr. Thomas Weir Wallace, of Lower Macungie, died Sept. 20, 2012, in his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Marion (Evans) Wallace for 48 years. Born in Yeadon, he was the son of the late William G. and Catharine Lydia (Weir) Wallace.
Fire and rescue crews from Western Salisbury, Eastern Salisbury and Lower Macungie fire departments along with two EMS crews from Cetronia ambulance responded to a two vehicle accident with entrapment on Oxford Drive around 12:30 p.m. Sept. 23.
The Bach Choir of Bethlehem will present "Let's Swingle" as its fifth gala concert and fundraiser featuring The Swingle Singers, 8 p.m. Oct. 6, Baker Hall, Zoellner Arts Center, Lehigh University, Bethlehem.
Runners-up in the "Bach-appella Competition" for high school and college a cappella ensembles give a pre-concert performance at 7:40 p.m. The winning ensemble performs as part of the Swingle Singers' concert.
Daniel L. Dulin, 31, of Zionsville, died Sept. 19, 2012. He was the son of Catherine (Heatley) Sechler and Michael Sechler of Allentown and the late Dolphus (Bud) Dulin.
He was a 1999 graduate of Emmaus High School and a 2007 graduate of the Welder Training and Testing Institute, Allentown.
He worked as a welder for Lehigh University and Samuel Adams and also worked in construction.
He was a BMX bike rider, artist, singer "Set the Form" band, participated in EYA wrestling and football and Emmaus Jr. High football.