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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Giving a gift of friendship

JC students provide Buddy Benches for local schools

   The creation and presentation of a simple tool for building self-esteem, empathy and friendships in children has been a semester-long project for a group of Juniata College students and their professor as they explore the field of social work. Full Story


Signs greet visitors to Huntingdon Borough

   “Welcome” is a word laden with hospitality and graciousness, exactly the sentiments Huntingdon Borough leaders hope three new signs installed at the town limits will convey to visitors.  Full Story


Missions conference hosts missionary from Paraguay

   It comes as no surprise that a cornerstone of the Christian and Missionary Alliance denomination is evangelical in nature as evangelism plays a large part in the work of the churches around the globe and has since its foundation in 1887.  Full Story

Season’s shorter days may trigger depression

   While the end of daylight saving time early Sunday morning will provide people with an extra hour of sleep, for some, the shorter days mean additional struggles with depression.  Full Story


New catalog details JC art collection

   A new tome encompassing a lifetime commitment to art and a generous donation to Juniata College has taken its place on the shelves thanks to the diligent work of a professor and her students.  Full Story


Fliers fill local mailboxes

State rep.candidates warn voters to fact-check mailers

   In less than a week, incumbent state Rep. Full Story


Wagging and walking

    Tammy Ash, left, and Vicki Shultz lead participants in the annual Huntingdon County Humane Society Pet Walk held Sunday afternoon at Portstown Park in a procession around downtown Huntingdon to benef Full Story


Media coverage can cause anxiety

   Modern media provides a never-ending stream of current events via an array of mediums, relating tales of triumph and tragedy and sometimes sowing seeds of public panic.  Full Story


Giving schools a shot

New legislation protects students with severe allergies

   Life-threatening allergies can make something as benign as a lunch with friends in the cafeteria or playing outside at recess a scenario fraught with danger.  Full Story


Injured Mount Union teen welcomed home

   Members of the Mount Union  Volunteer Fire Co. had reason to celebrate Tuesday afternoon as they provided a hero’s welcome  to one of their own as he returned home after four months in the hospital.   Full Story

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