Janel Knight, abc27 WHTM

Janel Knight

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Pennsylvania, United States

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Past articles by Janel:

Missing 12-year-old boy found dead in New Freedom Borough camp pool

The York County Coroner’s Office announced early Thursday morning a 12-year-old boy was found dead in New Freedom Borough, hours after he had been reported missing. → Read More

WellSpan Health to celebrate 10,000th robotic surgery with community event

YORK, Pa. (WHTM) — WellSpan Health is celebrating its 10,000th robotic surgery with an interactive community event at PeoplesBank Park. Doctors at WellSpan York Hospital have been using daVinci Surgical System since 2008. The robot is manned by a doctor and used as a tool while performing a number of procedures. In the 14 years […] → Read More

Give Local York returns today to support hundreds of nonprofits

YORK, Pa. (WHTM) – Give Local York, the biggest 24-hour give event in York County history, returned on May 6, 2022, with nearly 300 nonprofits participating. Over $3 million were raised during the 2022 day of donating. On May 6, from 12 a.m. to 11:59 p.m., donors can visit the Give Local York website to […] → Read More

PASSHE to request $500M from state, historic amount of funding

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — Leaders with the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education voted to request $500 million dollars from the state legislature. It’s $73 million dollars more than their general operation appropriation last year. This comes during the same week PASSHE reported low enrollment it blames on the pandemic. The Board of Governors said […] → Read More

Lancaster City Police charge man for stabbing, placing cadaver head in freezer

Lancaster City Police say they uncovered a graphic and violent crime scene at a home on the 200 block of Strawberry Street Wednesday. → Read More

Residents in six Midstate counties with ‘substantial spread’ should mask up, CDC says

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has identified six Midstate counties with 'substantial' COVID-19 spread. Residents in Dauphin, Cumberland, Lebanon, Lancaster, York, and Adams Counties are now advised to mask up. → Read More

Destination Pennsylvania: Sight and Sound Theater

Stories of the Bible come to life in rural Lancaster County. People from all over the world come to this small town to see a massive performance on a grand stage. → Read More

Governor Wolf demands vote to raise Pennsylvania minimum wage

Governor Tom Wolf and community leaders are expected to rally Friday for a vote to raise the state's minimum wage. → Read More

Pa. march against injustice and gun violence hopes to pave the way for more reform

On Thursday, a march against injustice and gun violence -- organizers are hoping their event leads to more reform. → Read More

Tonight is the deadline to file for Unemployment Compensation

An important deadline has arrived for those needing to file for unemployment. → Read More

How Recycle Bicycle is remembering fallen cyclists

22 white ghost bikes sit on display on the State Capitol steps in remembrance of the 22 bicyclists killed while riding last year in Pennsylvania. Organizers of the memorial hope that it can serve as a reminder for drivers to watch out for bikers. → Read More

Former principal, football coach applaud Parsons’ athleticism, academic success as he heads to the NFL

Harrisburg High School graduate Micah Parsons is headed to the NFL and the Cougars are beyond proud. → Read More

UPMC, York Revolution to host COVID-19 vaccine clinic at PeoplesBank Park

A baseball stadium will be transformed into a vaccination clinic Wednesday. → Read More

Vaccine appointments, registration help available in the Midstate

There are a number of providers with available vaccination appointments for this week. → Read More

Pa. House to hold election hearing focusing on mail-in, absentee ballot procedures

House Republicans will hold an election hearing focusing on mail-in and absentee ballot procedures. → Read More

Pa. Senate votes to reign in governor’s emergency powers

State Republicans have complained about the Wolf Administration's handling of the pandemic - some even going as far to call him a dictator for his business shutdowns and mask mandates. → Read More

November election back in the spotlight, Boockvar to testify at election hearing

A day after the presidential inauguration, the November election in Pennsylvania is back in the spotlight. → Read More

York to hold community input sessions on sale of wastewater treatment plant

The City of York will hold two community sessions about the sale of the city's wastewater treatment plant. → Read More

Renovations start at West Shore Theatre

Renovations at a Cumberland County landmark have started. → Read More

UPDATE: Deadly crash kills three in Dauphin County

An accident on Jonestown Road in West Hanover Township left three dead Saturday night, according to State Police. → Read More