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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Feeling hurricane’s pinch

Hospital staff deals with medical supply shortages

   The aftermath of Hurricane Maria has been keenly felt in Puerto Rico, with damage to infrastructure impacting daily life, but the ramifications of the disaster are being felt well beyond the island territory’s shores.  Full Story

Businessman voices ire to council

   A special meeting of Huntingdon Borough Council Thursday night scheduled for the purpose of discussing the 2018 budget opened with a local business owner voicing his ire over a recently-received letter.  Full Story


Head Start gets $1.1M federal grant

   A program that has served Huntingdon County since 1977 has been awarded federal grant funding in the amount of $1,123,161 to allow the vital work of providing early education services to children and their families to continue.  Full Story

Snowfest sets stage for winter recreation

   Those looking for some winter fun this weekend only have to look in their own back yard and head out to Greenwood Furnace State Park Saturday, Jan. 20, to take part in the fifth annual Snowfest celebration.  Full Story


Downtown concerns rise

Business closures continue to impact local retailers

   News of impending closures on the 700 block of Washington Street have left neighboring business owners concerned about the current state of downtown retail and wondering what the future will hold.  Full Story

‘Penguin’ technique protects against falls

   Penguins are known for many traits — they can’t fly, are excellent swimmers, love seafood, are always ready for a formal occasion and are exceptionally stable when walking on slick surfaces. Full Story

Council members set comment rules

   Tuesday night marked the first regular business meeting for Huntingdon Borough Council this year, as well as the tightening of procedures to set the tone for the new council. Full Story


Raystown Lake boat launches now iced in

   From Weaver Falls to Snyder’s Run, winter has officially hit Raystown Lake with each of the seven boat launches closed due to ice.  “As of (Tuesday) morning, Seven Points is iced in,” said Allen Gwinn, U.S. Full Story


A main street legacy ends

Western Auto to close doors after 48 years in business

   Western Auto, a staple among Huntingdon’s main street businesses, will close its doors on or before Wednesday, Feb. Full Story

REAL ID deadline extended to October

   The subject of REAL ID compliance has become a thorny and confusing issue for Pennsylvania residents attempting to stay abreast of changing deadlines.  The REAL ID Act of 2005 was enacted May 11, 2005, by Congress and modified federal laws perta Full Story

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