Hazleton Cancer Society Telethon is broadcast on WYLN-TV 35 from the Hall of Presidents at Genetti Best Western Motor Inn at Hazleton, Pennsylvania. The twenty-hour charity event raises much needed funds that benefit cancer patients locally. Among several radio and television personalities who serve as anchors are Hazleton news reporters Andy Mehalshick, News Anchor on WBRE Eyewitness News and Pat Ward, News Anchor for Cable News 13.
Hazleton Cancer Telethon is produced by the staff at WYLN-TV 35. The charity event airs annually in February over WYLN and is picked up by cable tv outlets throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania. Cable provider Joe Gans sparked the first broadcast of a cancer telethon in our area.