April Feagley

Job Title: People & Pastimes and Religion Editor, Staff Writer
Covers: Huntingdon County Planning Commission, Juniata College
About: April began working at The Daily News in 2011 after completing a Bachelor of Science degree at Lancaster Bible College. She is a 1992 graduate of Huntingdon Area High School, where she was a participant in the press club.
Phone: (814) 643-4040 ext. 132

Other articles by this author


Four arrested for contraband

   Four individuals now face charges relating to a conspiracy to introduce and distribute contraband and controlled substances at the Huntingdon County Jail. Full Story


Rice plants flourishing because of saturated summer

   As many crops have suffered under the pervasive precipitation this summer, one novel planting is flourishing on a plot in Porter Township.  Standing water, thick mud and humidity has Jim Tuten’s rice crop looking very promising for a gener Full Story


Alexandria eatery to reopen doors

   The owner of an Alexandria eatery has set his sights on reopening the business by the end of the month and is looking forward to welcoming customers back through the doors. Full Story


Paying tribute to heroes

American Legion post named for two WWI veterans

   Two local American Legion posts are inextricably linked by the heroes for whom they are named.  Full Story

CDBG program changes discussed

   Members of the Huntingdon County Planning Commission discussed looming changes to the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program at their regular monthly meeting Thursday night.  CDBG monies have been used to fund numerous projects within Full Story

Dispensary permit sought for county

   The state’s medical marijuana program continues to expand with a new round of dispensary permit applications received by the state Department of Health (DOH).  One application, submitted by The Natural Dispensary LLC, June 18 requests a pe Full Story


Restaurant will move locations

   Fans of the Whopper will want to get in on all of the flamegrilled goodness they can as the Huntingdon location will close around 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. Full Story

Kids’ Day activities planned at market

   The Huntingdon Farmers’ Market will host a special day for its youngest patrons Thursday, Aug. 16, with a Kids’ Day event from noon to 2 p.m.  Full Story


Growing a love of literacy

First Book Huntingdon County receives grant funding

   Now in its 15th year, a local organization dedicated to promoting literacy and life-long learning within Huntingdon County received support Tuesday afternoon from a charity well-known for its commitment to children.  Full Story


Leaders visit Juniata College  Free Access 

   Community members and business leaders gathered in the Ellis Ballroom Monday afternoon to take part in the sixth annual “Campus and Community Conversation Luncheon” to learn more about initiatives on campus. Full Story

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