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

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Education highlighted at Head Start event

   Children and their families gathered at the Juniata Valley Head Start/Pre-K Center Saturday to take part in a Fun Day Carnival to highlight the importance of early childhood education. Full Story


Garden readied for new season

   Volunteers turned out Saturday to “wake up” the Huntingdon Community Food Garden in preparation for its third season of growth and providing nourishment to those in need. Full Story

Grant program funded by fines

   Proceeds from fines imposed by the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for permit violations in relation to the construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline may benefit some local municipalities. Full Story


New construction planned

Franchise owner to build restaurant in Smithfield Twp.

   Fast food fans will have even more opportunities to have it their way as plans are in place for the “Home of the Whopper” to move to a new location by the end of the year.  Full Story


Specialized therapy program highlighted

   Approximately 60,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease every year, with one million individuals thought to be living with the neurodegenerative disorder across the country.   Full Story

Grand opening events planned

   Members of the Huntingdon County Planning Commission learned more about plans for the grand opening of the Jack’s Narrows River Access during their regular monthly business meeting Thursday night.  The weekend-long celebration to be held F Full Story


Paying more at the pump

Gas prices climb nationwide, trend expected to continue

   Motorists may notice more pained expressions at the gas pump as topping off the tank requires digging deeper into one’s wallet in recent weeks.  Full Story

Huntingdon Borough repair projects to move forward

   The continuing issue of storm water damage was revisited during the monthly meeting of Huntingdon Borough Council Tuesday night.  Borough leaders are tasked with tackling both preventative and repair projects at each end of the Muddy Run watersh Full Story


Cold water remains threat to boaters

   Signs posted at area boat launches warn that “Cold Water Kills,” as an advisory to boaters — both powered and non powered — of the current mandatory life jacket requirement which began Nov. Full Story


Precautions imperative when burning debris

   Despite ramped-up efforts to raise awareness of the danger of spring brush fires, local fire companies and state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) foresters were kept busy for much of the weekend.  Full Story

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