Pattie K. Mihalik, TIMES NEWS feature editor, was named Pennsylvania Newswriter of he Year during award ceremonies at the 1989 Pennsylvania Press Conference held at the Harrisburg Marriott. Newswriter of the Year honors are given to the writer who accumulates the most points in teh Pennsylvania Women's Press Association Writing Competition. Mihalik won five awards in the PWPA competition and three awards in teh Keystone Press Contests. Winners in both competitions were honored.