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

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AAA event promotes ID protection

   In a time where safeguarding identity is essential to keep from having it stolen, especially after the most recent Equifax security breech, the AAA offices in Huntingdon, as part of their customer appreciation day Friday afternoon, held a shredding e Full Story


Cancer center offers aid for residents

   Even though October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Huntingdon County residents who are being treated for any type of cancer can take comfort in knowing a seasoned staff will aid in their treatment at the Geisinger-Lewistown Community Cancer Treatm Full Story

SHCSD recipient of $25,000 grant

   The Southern Huntingdon County School District has received a $25,000 grant that will allow two classes to pair up to study genetically modified plants and organic plants.  The district received a grant from the America’s Farmers Grow Rura Full Story


Area native deployed to aid with hurricane

   One county native was recently deployed to Texas to support medial operations in the wake of Hurricane Harvey as a member of the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS).  Full Story

JV leaders present mini split findings

   During their monthly meeting Wednesday, members of the Juniata Valley School Board heard discussion about the possibility of installing mini splits in the elementary school.  Full Story

CAFOs held to higher standards

   With discussion regarding the proposed swine operation that falls under the category of a concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) in Todd Township, many residents may question the difference is between a regular farm and a CAFO.  Informatio Full Story

Forecasters release winter predictions

   Long-range forecasters from are calling for above-average snowfall and near normal temperatures for this upcoming winter season.  Bob Smerbeck, meteorologist with, said the higher snowfall will be seen in the coun Full Story

Timeline given for HCCTC project

   With three of the four schools having officially approved taking on the issuance of debt for the upcoming building project at Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC), a timeline has emerged for the start and completion of the expansion Full Story

Leaders agree to close grant

   The Huntingdon County Commissioners closed out a grant during their weekly meeting Tuesday that will aid the county in flood mitigation.  Full Story

Resident concerned over proposed farm

   A Todd Township resident expressed her concerned over a proposed swine operation at the supervisors’ monthly meeting Monday evening.  Betty Hess told township leaders she’s specifically concerned with the potential environmental conc Full Story

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