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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Brother’s legacy honored  Free Access 

Juniata College grad’s family dedicates new scoreboard

   One man’s legacy of citizenship and athleticism was honored at Juniata College’s first home football game of the season Saturday. Full Story


Wine Down Weekend draws crowd

   No amount of clouds and scattered showers could dampen enthusiasm Saturday for the second annual Wine Down Weekend event in historic downtown Huntingdon.  Full Story


Rock stacking fad can damage habitat

   Explorers has always had a tendency to look for ways to make their mark on the world around them, but a recent fad has outdoor enthusiasts discussing whether rock stacking is harmful or harmless.  Unlike cairns, which are carefully piled stones Full Story


Crab event to offer taste of shore

   Longing to hit the beach this weekend? Dreaming of sand and surf? Full Story

Busy weekend planned at lake

   Even with rain expected, Raystown Lake is set for a busy Labor Day weekend as a wrap up to a very successful season.  “The summer has been very busy for us,” said United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) park ranger Allen Gwinn. Full Story


Supplying sustenance

Funding cuts lead to ‘alternative Tuesdays’ for seniors

   Budget constraints have senior centers throughout Huntingdon, Bedford and Fulton counties making alternate plans for Tuesday meals for the next year.  Response to the plan, which has met with widely mixed reactions from local senior centers, is Full Story


Stepping out in faith

Florida man visits area to raise addiction awareness

   When Jim Downs stepped over the threshold of the Panama City Rescue Mission in Panama City, Florida, to continue on his road to recovery he was also taking his first steps on what would become a cross-country trek.  That was the moment when Big Full Story


Watching area waterways

Officials highlight BUI ahead of Labor Day holiday

   Heading into Labor Day weekend, typically the last blast of summer at Raystown Lake, officials are spreading the word about the dangers of boating under the influence (BUI). Full Story


Wine Down Weekend to be held Saturday

   For the second year, Wine Down Weekend will offer a chance for folks to raise a glass to summer and taste a variety of vintages from 1-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, in historic downtown Huntingdon.  Full Story


Care advised when hiking Thousand Steps

   The popularity of hiking at the Thousand Steps has exploded in recent years and with increased usage comes an increase in the number of injuries on the trail.  Local emergency crews responded to two separate incidents Sunday afternoon in which h Full Story

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