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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State senator looks to future

   State Sen. John Eichelberger said he has some plans for some legislation in 2018, but he feels there has been legislative accomplishments the state Senate can take pride in for 2017. Full Story

Alexandria Borough Council retains leadership

   Members of Alexandria Borough Council voted to retain leadership positions and welcomed a new member at their reorganization and monthly meeting Monday evening.  Council member Michael Smith was approved as president, while Rebecca Smith held th Full Story


Mid-week warm up in forecast for area

   After the extremely frigid temperatures the area experienced last week, it seems as if there has officially been a fundamental shift in the forecast, trending toward milder temperatures.  Full Story

Staying indoors prompts illnesses

   The winter months often mark the onset of more illnesses, especially for those who are stuck indoors with no place to go.  Dr. Full Story


Area resident joins FSA board

   A Warriors Mark farmer has been appointed serve on the Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Committee.  Bill Hoover of B&D Acres Farm has been appointed to serve on the committee for the second time.  Full Story

Medical facility offers patients walk-in hours

   In an effort to better serve patients, the Huntingdon Family Care Center on Washington Street in Huntingdon, part of the Broad Top Area Medical Center (BTAMC), as of Jan. 1, offers walk-in hours, in addition to appointments. Full Story

Hospital penalized for infection rates

   J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital is one of 32 hospitals in the state being penalized by the federal government for having high rates of infections and injuries that took place in the facility in 2016.  Full Story


Office manager retires after 47 years

   When Deborah Bithell, office manager for the J.C. Blair Surgical Care Center, retires, she will have spent 47 years of her professional career working for the same surgical services.  Her official date of retirement is today, Jan. 5.  Full Story


Frigid temps to hit Friday

   The persistent frigid temperatures and mentions of bomb cyclones in the forecast for the East Coast may seem more like the plot of “The Day After Tomorrow,” but these have been the themes of the forecast locally for the past week or so.&n Full Story

Porter Township leadership, positions retained

   In the reorganization portion of the Porter Township meeting Tuesday evening, supervisors made no changes to leadership and other positions for the township.  Supervisor Richard Brown will remain chairperson, while Ronald Grove will be the vice Full Story

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