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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Working around weather

Local farmers deal with challenges of cool, wet spring

   This year’s slow crawl into a cool, wet spring is still causing headaches for area farmers contending with the effects of planting delays. “This is our 42nd year farming,” said Bill Hoover of B&D Acres in Warriors Mark. Full Story


Church organist recognized for 50 years of service

   For 50 years, the sounds of music emanating from St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon, marking momentous occasions in the life of the congregation have been the work of organist, Carolyn Shope of Three Springs. Full Story


Honoring a life legacy

Event’s founder remembered at ninth annual Juneteenth

   Under blazingly beautiful summer skies, the ninth annual Juneteenth observance Saturday at Portstown Park, Huntingdon, was a day to celebrate togetherness, history, heritage and the life of one of the event’s founders, the late Greg Banks. Full Story

UGI customers to see rate reduction on bills

   Natural gas customers across the state received more good news Friday as UGI Central Penn Gas (UGI) prepares to pass on savings gained through a recently-enacted tax relief credit.  Full Story

Homicide charges filed in fatal crash

   Charges of vehicular homicide were brought against a State College man Friday relating to the Feb. Full Story


Emergency crews respond to fire at plant

   Emergency crews responded to reports of an equipment fire at Bonney Forge in Shirley Township just before 10:30 a.m. Thursday.  Full Story


Central PA Rodeo set to kick off tonight

   For the 14th year, families throughout the region will have an opportunity to enjoy fun-filled and action-packed entertainment with the return of the Central PA Rodeo this weekend at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds.  Beginning at 7:30 p.m. Full Story


Water snake photo goes viral online

   A snapshot of two curious boys’ find at a local swimming area quickly went viral on social media this week as many viewers puzzled over what exactly they were seeing.  Full Story


Celebrating patriotism

Civic organization hosts annual Flag Day ceremony

   Reverence for the American flag and the freedoms it symbolizes was at the heart of the annual Flag Day ceremony held at the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks (BPOE) Lodge 976, Huntingdon, Thursday night.  Guest speaker state Sen. Full Story


Showcasing nuptial trends

Local wedding venue brings wedding vendors together

   The latest in wedding trends were on display Wednesday afternoon under sunny June skies during a styled wedding photo shoot held at Gillbrook Farms in Warriors Mark with area vendors highlighting their considerable skills.  Full Story

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