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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Discussing borough issues

First chat event brings leaders and residents together

   Huntingdon Borough Council members, the mayor and the residents they represent came to the table together Wednesday night to discuss issues and concerns outside of a formal setting at the first Community Chat event. Full Story


A story of citizen science  Free Access 

Whistleblower presents experiences in Flint, Michigan

   Standing up for what is right is not always easy and often comes at great personal, social and professional cost, but with perseverance and commitment, the actions of an individual or small group can bring about changes for the better. Full Story

Take precautions to avoid sledding injuries

   Getting hurt while enjoying winter recreation is “snow” fun, so medical providers are encouraging safety precautions for those setting out for some cold-weather activities.  An estimated 20,000 children are treated in emergency rooms Full Story

Scientist to visit Juniata College  Free Access 

   Safe drinking water is something many in the United States take for granted, but in 2015, the combined efforts of citizens, activists and scientists uncovered the truth that residents of Flint, Michigan, were being poisoned through their municipal wa Full Story


Mayfest plans underway, sponsors sought

   The advent of spring may yet be weeks away, but preparations for Huntingdon’s 14th annual Mayfest celebration scheduled for Saturday, April 28. Full Story

Community chat event scheduled

   To improve lines of communication with those they represent, members of Huntingdon Borough Council will begin the first of what they hope will be a series of Community Chats Wednesday evening. Borough residents are invited to attend from 5-8 p.m. Full Story


Book compiles a decade of works

   A recently-published book, “Reading Shaver’s Creek, Ecological Reflections from an Appalachian Forest,” contains a narrative the authors hope will transcend the written word. Full Story


Burglaries investigated

State police report five break-ins in county churches

   Picturesque country churches dot the landscape throughout Huntingdon County and lately, several have been the target of break-ins and burglaries. Full Story

Recovery ministry to launch Tuesday

   A new, faith-based addiction recovery meeting will commence Tuesday, Feb. Full Story

Local man charged with animal cruelty

   Charges have been filed against a Huntingdon man on disturbing allegations of animal cruelty. Kyler Kroecker, 20, was charged with cruelty to animals Jan. Full Story

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