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Thursday, Nov. 17

Lancaster city’s Christmas tree, donated by the Hauser family of Lititz, is set up in Penn Square on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2022. (Source: City of Lancaster)

 • Special events set during ExtraGive: They include a dance class and workshop by Imani Edutainers African Dance Co. and Tenfold’s annual campout at Clipper Magazine Stadium to raise awareness of homelessness. (Source: LNP)

 • Wolf, Shapiro discuss transfer of power: The Gov.-elect Shapiro said he wants to build an administration that represents all of Pennsylvania. (Source: CBS 21)

 • Control of Pa. House likely hinges on Montgomery County race: Democrat Melissa Ceratto holds a 37-vote lead over Republican state Rep. Todd Stephens. There are 59 provisional ballots, and challenges are pending to 47 of them. (Source: Capital-Star)

 • Crews erect downtown Lancaster Christmas tree: The tree will be lit at a holiday celebration on the Friday after Thanksgiving. (Source: ABC 27)

 • WellSpan Health buys property in Manheim Township: It paid $7.5 million for 8.4 acres at 330 Eden Road owned by Intellicor Communications. (Source: LNP)

 • Nation/world: Republicans will have a U.S. House majority. (Source: NPR) Speaker Pelosi to outline her future plans today. (Source: ABC News) Senate breaks filibuster for same-sex marriage bill. (Source: CNN) Report finds worrisome increase in premature births in 2021. (Source: USA Today) Qatar prepares for World Cup. (Source: AP) Jay Leno treated for burns. (Source: CNN)