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


Huntingdon man honored for service

   A Huntingdon man has been honored as Keep Huntingdon County Beautiful’s Volunteer of the Year in recognition for his tireless dedication to improving the environment. Full Story


Shooting sparks anxiety for kids

   Following the news of yet another tragedy in yet another school, people around the nation are left reeling, asking unanswered questions as to what went wrong and what could have been done. Full Story


War hero’s romantic legacy lives on locally

   There is nothing quite so romantic on Valentine’s Day as bouquets and hearts, but for one man whose history traces back to the earliest days of the region, love was unrequited and hopes of romance dashed.  Full Story

First responders to receive Narcan

   First responders from throughout Huntingdon County will be given the opportunity to receive supplies of naloxone, a prescription medication used to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.  Naloxone is also known by its brand name, Narcan.&nbs Full Story


Observing holy traditions

Ash Wednesday marks beginning of Lenten season

   Today, Christians around the world will observe Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of the 40-day period of Lent.  While not universally practiced throughout all of the Christian faith traditions, the practice of setting aside the weeks pre Full Story


New plan may not benefit county

   Aging infrastructure is a challenge facing local and state governments throughout the United States, especially the problem of impaired bridges and roadways. Full Story


Police seek help in identifying suspect

   The Huntingdon Borough Police Department (HPD) is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the person responsible for burglarizing a business within the borough.  The same location, which is not being disclosed by police, was burg Full Story


Cold weather unlikely to curb tick numbers  Free Access 

   Those hoping for a bright side to the blistering cold snaps, ice and snow in the potential reduction in the deer tick population are likely in for a disappointment. Full Story


Learning about wildlife

Annual Batfest event celebrates increased numbers

   Saturday was a day to celebrate an often-misunderstood creature at Lincoln Caverns’ 12th annual Batfest, where educational activities highlighted the small winged wonders. Full Story


Local dog owners discuss road to Westminster show

   The best athletes in the world may be competing in South Korea, but today marks the beginning of an event that showcases the nation’s most outstanding canines, the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.  Since 1877, the owners of those dogs bes Full Story

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