Kylie Hawn

Job Title: Staff Writer
Covers: J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Blueprint Communities, Juniata Valley School Board and Juniata Valley municipalities
About: Kylie began working at The Daily News in 2012 after working for 10 years as a newspaper graphics production artist. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English/Communications from Albright College in 2001 and graduated from Southern Huntingdon County High School in 1997.
Phone: (814) 643-4040 ext. 158

Other articles by this author

New home builds decrease in county

   While the U.S. Commerce Department has reported a 6.9 percent increase in the number of new house starts in June, the highest since September 2008, the number of permits for new homes has decreased in Huntingdon County.  Full Story


Soda ban concerns residents

   The population of New York City is about to take a big gulp, or rather a smaller 16-ounce gulp if Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposed soda ban goes into effect.  The New York City Board of Health is set to vote July 24 on Bloomberg’s Full Story


Local restaurants believe soda sales wouldn’t differ

   In light of reports indicating two-thirds of the population of the Bronx, N.Y., is considered overweight, New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is trying to push through a soda ban, where restaurants, movie theaters, convenience stores and other plac Full Story

Voter ID debate trivial in county

   Despite the continuing controversy surrounding the new voter ID law, county election officials don’t expect many problems in the area regarding the law on election day.  Full Story

House sparrow a threat to bluebird population

   There have been efforts to build up the bluebird population in recent years, but one obstacle to rebuilding the bluebird population is the house sparrow.  Pennsylvania Game Commission law enforcement supervisor Richard Danley told The Daily News Full Story


Need for blood donations urgent locally, nationally

   Though the Red Cross late June campaign briefly helped to stop a decline in blood supply, the hot temperatures and midweek Fourth of July holiday have contributed nationally to the lowest number of donations in 15 years.  Full Story

No preliminary hearings held in central court

   There were no preliminary hearings presented to Magisterial District Judge Michael Colyer in Huntingdon County Central Court Tuesday.  Waivers  Those waiving their preliminary hearings were:  • Vova Boyd, 20, Huntingdon, who faces Full Story


Dry conditions spark concern

   While the county is experiencing the effects of dry conditions, area residents may be concerned there’s an increased risk of brush fires as a result.  Full Story


J.C. Blair receives $16,000 from Pink Zone

   For the second year, J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital is one of the beneficiaries of WBCA Pink Zone at Penn State, receiving approximately $16,000 of the$200,000 raised atitsannual game at the Bryce Jordan Center in February.  J . C . Full Story

SHCSB discusses rising class size

   At Tuesday night’s regular board meeting, members of the Southern Huntingdon County School Board heard a concern from a parent in the school district about the kindergarten class size as a result of closing Trough Creek Valley Elementary School Full Story

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