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Music News w. Nik

February 15th, 2020 No comments

NIK — NEW AT THE LISTEN TAB on is a motivational interview with recording artist Jason Fowler. Click the link The REQUEST Show Jason Fowler (part 1 and part 2 both available to download)

Hear “Healer” on WJTL or request it on The REQUEST SHOW m-th 8-10 w. Nik (at Night)

NEW on WJTL this week: The weekend Nik Pik from The Top 25 Countdown “Miracles” from Colton Dixon! We’re also spinning the latest song “So Alive” from sibling group The Young Escape, and a Latin number called “Amadeo” from Ryan Stevenson! And…this week our new #1 song features a multi-generational family band!

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The Top 100 Songs of 2018 are in!

December 31st, 2018 1 comment

The Full Top 100 is listed on the WJTL facebook page!  Come Visit! Find the complete list of your favorites in 2018 by visiting the WJTL facebook page and tell us about it!  We’d love to hear how this music has impacted you too!  Thank you for your support of great music like these 100 songs and so many more in 2018; let’s do it again next year, shall we!  We look forward to a great ’19 with YOU!  Blessings and Peace to you and your family! – Nik

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Phillips, Craig & Dean on Thursday, March 8th!

March 6th, 2018 2 comments

Due to the impending winter storm The Hits, Hymns & Worship Concert with Phillips, Craig & Dean scheduled for Wednesday, March 7th at 7pm at The Junction Center / Landis Hall will now be Thursday, March 8th at 7pm.  All tickets for the concert will be honored for the concert on Thursday!  VIP is at 5pm.  Doors open at 6pm and concert is at 7pm.  VIP & GA Tickets are still available.

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Happy New Year! Special Programming

December 29th, 2017 No comments


Happy New Year!!  Well, almost.   We are celebrating at WJTL with some special programming.  Hope you can join us for some wonderful music, old and new.


8pm-Midnight – Some Sort of Rock Show Top 60 Countdown for 2017 with John Staffieri


12:30pm-4pm – Praise & Worship Special with Kristi Leigh

4pm-Midnight –  Top  100 Countdown of 2017 with Radio Friend Phil


Noon-4pm – Archives Special with Terry Phillips

4pm-Midnight –  Top 100 Countdown of 2017 with Radio Friend Phil (Recorded)

Ann D’Alessandro – Happy New Year!!

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Christmas Dinners & Celebrations

December 21st, 2017 No comments

Looking for something to do on Christmas Day or need a place to go & connect with others?  Here are some options for Christmas Dinners and Fellowship on Christmas Day!

1. St. Matthew Lutheran Church in York is having a Free Community Christmas Day Dinner from 11am-3pm. Free clothing. Free toys for children. Take out available. To volunteer or to donate please contact 717-891-8076. to enjoy the meal, just show up.

2. Free Christmas Day Dinner  from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the West Earl Fire Hall in Brownstown.  This is for anyone who needs dinner or anyone who has no one to spend the holiday with. Take out meals are available or you can call 717-656-7570 to schedule a delivered meal.

3. Free Christmas Dinner at New Creation Community Church in Dover from Noon-3pm. Everyone is welcome.  For more information or to arrange for a delivery: 717-764-0252 or email

All of these events are listed on our events calendar –

Other free meals listed at: 

Some require reservations. (+)

1. Catholic Worker House of Lancaster – 717-392-2578

2. St. Anne’s Roman Catholic Church, Lancaster – 717-392-2225

3. Columbia Christmas Ladies – 717-397-2267 (+By 12/23/17)

4. Cross Roads Brethren in Christ Church, Mount Joy – 717-653-1616

Ann D’Alessandro -Wishing You A Very Merry Christmas!!

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Share The Blessing

December 20th, 2017 No comments


Do you know a family in need this holiday season? A colleague facing loss?  A friend battling an illness? A neighbor in crisis?
Reach out, and share their story.
Help Susquehanna Valley families enjoy the holiday season with hope and dignity.   Together, we can Share the Blessing…  You can visit the website and nominate a family in need or make a contribution to help families and individuals who are selected.  Share the Blessing’s board of directors will review all nominations and contact the family in need to help meet their individual needs. Share the Blessing is proud to convey that the attention and generosity from the Susquehanna Valley Community has helped raise more than $500,000 since inception in 2004 – donated 100%, in full, to nominated families.  Thank You!!

*Representatives will be on the Get Up & Go Show tomorrow from 7am-8am to talk about Share The Blessing.

Phone: (717)381-5440

Share The Blessing is an approved 501C-3 charitable organization.

Ann D’Alessandro-

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Adoption Night At The Movies!

November 29th, 2017 No comments

WJTL will be broadcasting live today from the Adoption Coalition of Lancaster County’s Free Movie Night at Penn Cinema.  Held in conjunction with National Adoption Awareness Month, the event aims to help raise awareness of the need for foster and adoptive families.  WJTL will be there from 5pm-6:30pm.

The WJTL Road Crew will be all set up and we’ll have lots of great stuff for the kids including KCB pencils, our WJTL/KCB wristbands, and all of our stickers and fun!

This free event includes the PG movie “Storks” while supplies last on Thursday, Nov. 30th at 6:30pm at Penn Cinema in Lititz.

Of course, there will be lots of folks from the Adoption Coalition of Lancaster here to answer questions and connect with to answer any questions you may have about adoption or foster care.

The Adoption Coalition of Lancaster County is a group of agencies affiliated with the Statewide Adoption & Permanency Network (SWAN), who share the goal of finding permanent adoptive homes for children in the state foster care system. Members of the ACLC include Bethanna, Bethany Christian Services, COBYS Family Services, Families United Network, Pressley Ridge, and the Lancaster County Children & Youth Social Service Agency.

Penn Cinema is located at 541 Airport Road, Lititz. Click here for more details.

For more information contact

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Thanksgiving Celebrations!

November 21st, 2017 No comments


Happy Thanksgiving!

There are many opportunities if you are looking for somewhere to spend this Thanksgiving.  Here are some opportunities for food and fellowship on Thanksgiving Day that can be found on our Events Calendar at

(FYI – Some require you to call for reservations.)

  • Free Thanksgiving meal with all the traditional fixings Thanksgiving day from 11AM-1PM at Carson Long Centennial Hall. RSVP requested to 717-889-0338
  • The New Freedom Trail Church of the Nazarene in New Freedom is hosting a free community Thanksgiving dinner from Noon-3PM. A traditional Thanksgiving meal will be provided.  No reservations are needed.  717-235-2514.
  • Free Community Thanksgiving Meal from 3:00PM-5:30PM at Elizabethtown First Church of God.   717-367-7060

Here is the article from Lancaster Online with more opportunities for free Thanksgiving dinners –

*Here is a great website full of information for holiday assistance:

*PA211 is a statewide collaborative for health and human service information for Pennsylvanians. (Here is the site for Thanksgiving)

Ann D’Alessandro – So much to be thankful for!

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Updated Local Artist List!

November 20th, 2017 No comments


So, I’ve tried to update our local artist list and got rid of the My Space links… (I guess it was probably about time to do an update!)

The WJTL listening area has been graced with lots of local talent! For example, going back “just a few years” we’ve had Innocence Mission, The Ocean Blue, Erik Schouten Band, FFH (Far From Home), Rainchildren, Unsettled, Jawbone Hill, The Beginners, Reveal, Skankin Bouvas and so many more that I can’t list them all here!
We get phone calls from people looking for local artists to perform at their events so I decided to try to compile a list of some of the current local artists and their websites:

-Allan Scott Band – Singer/Songwriter-

– Blue Sky Falls – modern pop band –

-Cristabelle Braden – Singer/Songrwriter –

-Steve Bridgeman: acoustic/folk/jazz –

-Mark Cable: worship/AC –

-Steven Courtney: Kids Cookie Break –

-Michael Ferrari: alternative/acoustic –

-Randy & Jade Fisher: Authentic, family oriented stories & music.–

-Bruce Fite: Kids Cookie Break –

-Matt Goss: pop/soul –

-Lindsay Graham: Singer/Songwriter –

-Joy Ike: pop/soul –

-Intent Worship:

-Caitlin Jane: Piano Driven Music – Singer/Songwriter –

-Chris Kauffman: indie/acoustic-

-Walt & Amy Lindberg: Worship Leaders –

-Matt Monticchio: classical/experimental/jazz-

-My Heart To Fear: screamo/rock –

-Mackenzie Paige: Folk-Singer/Songwriter –

-Phredd: Kids Cookie Break –

-Doug Plank: Worship Leader / Singer/Songwriter –

-Jim Rule: Kids Cookie Break –

-Marty Shaughnessy: folk/rock –

-Shelleen: Author/Singer/Songwriter – &

-Sorensen: Kimberly & Jeremy Sorensen –

-Matt Wheeler: Singer/Songwriter –

-Christopher Wright: indie/rock/pop-

-Matt Zook:


-Brett A Myers – Illusionist –

-Piercing Word –

-Promise Players –

-Servant Stage Company –

(Sorry if I missed you! Please send your contact information so we can add you to the list!)

Updated November 2017

Ann D’Alessandro –

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See You At The Pole This Wednesday!

September 25th, 2017 1 comment


See You At The Pole 2017 is this Wednesday, September 27th!  This year’s theme is “Fix Our Eyes” – Hebrews 12:2

For over 25 years, See You at the Pole has been about one simple act—prayer. SYATP is still about students uniting themselves in prayer before God interceding for their generation.
Be sure to listen to WJTL for call-ins from staff in the morning.  You will also have the opportunity to call-in and report on SYATP at your school!  Call the Listener Hotline number at 717-397-8090 and leave a message.  You can find a lot of information about “See You At The Pole; Fix Our Eyes” on their website –

Ann D’Alessandro- I’ll be at L.S.!


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Russ Taff Ticket Giveaways Tomorrow!

July 7th, 2017 No comments

We are super excited around here to have Christian Music Pioneer Russ Taff at The Junction Center / Landis Hall next Saturday, July 15th at 7:30pm!  Tomorrow we will be giving you chances to win a pair of tickets to see Russ Taff.  Russ started with The Imperials in 1977 then sang with The Gaither Vocal Band and has also been a solo artist.  Some of his signature songs include: Medals, Not Gonna Bow, Down In The Lowlands and We Will Stand along with many others!  This is going to be a great night of classic Christian music that you won’t want to miss!  717-392-3690

*Caller must not have won from WJTL in the past 30 days.

*Please make sure you are able to attend the concert before calling.


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