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


Ash trees under attack

   Pennsylvania’s majestic forests have withstood the test of time, filled with many of the same native species encountered by the first inhabitants of the region. Full Story


First Book hosts ‘A Taste of Mexico’

   Huntingdon County First Book treated guests to a virtual vacation south of the border, partnering with Kim Richardson, co-owner of Two Sisters Fina Cocina, for a very tasteful evening fundraiser. Full Story

Silver Ring Thing to hold local, live event

   In a day and age when contraception is the conversation on Capitol Hill and everything seems steeped in sexual innuendo and content, it’s confusing enough to be an adult, let alone a teenager.  Full Story


Literacy night on ‘target’

   The Smithfield Fire Hall housed some very hungry caterpillars, grouchy ladybugs and a mixed-up chameleon during the family literacy carnival hosted by the Huntingdon County Child and Adult Development Corp. Full Story


Local student shares talent to benefit community

   Poet and Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Robert Penn Warren once asked and answered, “How do poems grow? Full Story


Standing Stone Art League to host art show

   It should be no surprise, in an area surrounded by breathtaking vistas and natural beauty, that Huntingdon County is home to many talented artists. Full Story


Celebrating Orthodox Pascha

   Although the night was dark and bleak, the lights in the windows of the Epiphany of Our Lord Orthodox Church, Huntingdon, glowed warmly as worshipers gathered to celebrate Pascha (Easter) with Resurrection Matins and Divine Liturgy late in the evenin Full Story


April is ‘Adopt a Greyhound’ month

   With long noses and longer legs, lithe bodies, soulful eyes and endearing personalities, it is little wonder that greyhounds were revered by both ancient Egyptians and Celts. Full Story


Juniata College adds collection to its library

   Michal Van Dommelen of Huntingdon vividly remembers her early childhood in Berlin, Germany, at the beginning of Adolph Hitler’s rise to power. Full Story


Finding faith and fun at summer camp

   Now that bird song fills the air and the days stretch a bit longer, it is apparent nature is proclaiming, “Summer is on the way!” Soon, children will be gleefully released from their educational confines, only to utter those dreaded words Full Story

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