To its credit, WFMZ-TV69 has followed up with a story describing the problem, noting the 58-family waiting list at the 6th Street Shelter and the bedbugs at the Abandon All Hope Center.
Once upon a time, Chris Cocca [check out his blog, Rad Infinitum] was the Director of Mission at First Presbyterian Church of Allentown. But he sinned. He stood with CUNA in their unsuccessful attempt to get a true Community Benefits Agreement from Fed Ed from the
"I party with JB [Reilly] and the Mayor," Jennings told Cocca. "I play poker with them every week." Cocca felt he was being told that the poor and homeless will get by, like they always do.
"You know who else is a member there? Jack Felch. And Scott Fainor. I begged then-pastor Tony Sundermeier to bring these people together and get something done. Tony Sundermeier, by the way, was the Boy Pastor so fond of pointing out what a good friend Ed Pawlowski was. Ed actually called Tony to complain about my public criticisms of the administration, according to Tony (who now pastors an even richer church in Atlanta).
"My Jesus is the homeless, marginalized Jesus. Like I said, I don't work there anymore."