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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.
E-mail: khawn@huntingdondailynews.com
Phone: (814) 643-4040 ext. 158

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Two area students win first place in essay contests

   Two Huntingdon County students received first place in Department of Pennsylvania VFW District 17 Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen essay contests, and they were honored at a banquet at the Blue Juniata VFW Post 5754, Mount Union Jan. Full Story

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Striation exhibit to open at Art Space Friday

   A new exhibit at the Art Space in Huntingdon will feature two artists from outside of the county who have never met, but their work will complement one other.  “Striation,” the newest exhibit, will open at noon Friday, Feb. Full Story

Snowfall may create slick spots in county

   Just in time for Groundhog Day, the county will see another storm come through the area tonight into Friday morning, but don’t expect a whole lot in the way of snow.  Full Story

Cath lab exceeds many expectations

   Ahead of Heart Health Month in February, J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital is celebrating the success of the heart catheterization lab, which has helped serve those with heart issues in Huntingdon County for the past eight months.  Full Story

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Naloxone to be distributed

Agency leaders plan trainings for first responders

   First responders in the county will soon have a tool to battle opioid overdoses, as the Huntingdon County Commissioners were presented information during their Tuesday morning meeting on how naloxone will be distributed to pertinent parties.  Full Story

Centers facing funding cuts

   If Congress doesn’t soon pass legislation to fund community health centers across the U.S., it could dramatically impact all health centers, including the seven under the Broad Top Area Medical Center.  Full Story

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Prepared for emergencies

EMA director has operations center ready for usage

   In the event of any type of large-scale emergency, the office of the Huntingdon County Emergency Management Agency is equipped and organized to become an emergency operations center.  Joseph Thompson, the county’s EMA director, explained Full Story

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Benefitting from tax cuts

Area businesses give back to employees thanks to law

   A CNBC report from December indicated the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, signed by President Donald Trump in late 2017, would be a benefit to companies because the corporate tax rate would go from 35 percent to 21 percent.  In the report from CNBC, Hous Full Story

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Prepping for emergencies

EMCs, municipal officials learn roles to serve county

   Emergency management coordinators (EMCs) and elected officials from municipalities throughout the county gathered at the Bailey Building Thursday evening to further understand their role when serving their communities and aiding the county’s em Full Story

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Hospital future discussed

Physicians, staff, residents attend town hall meeting

   A large crowd of county residents, along with board members, hospital leadership, elected officials and business leaders, assembled at the J.C. Full Story

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