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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Community members visit campus for annual luncheon

   The fifth annual “Campus and Community Conversation Luncheon” at Juniata College Monday was an occasion for community members and business leaders to learn more about initiatives on campus. Full Story

Teachers and staff ready for students

   Administrators, teachers and staff at Southern Huntingdon County School District (SHCSD) are geared up and ready to welcome students for the new school year on their first day back Wednesday, Aug. 23.  Full Story


Inaugural ‘Pop Up! Library’ draws interest

   The first-ever “Pop Up! Library” event Saturday afternoon invited adults and kids to explore science and technolo- gy on the lawn in front of the Raystown Lake Visitors Center in Hesston. Full Story


Sharing ‘a time for love’

Community members gather in response to violence

   Approximately 50 community members gathered for a candlelight vigil Sunday night on the Fourth Street bridge, between Huntingdon Borough and Smithfield Township, in response to weekend events in Charlottesville, Virginia. Full Story


Preserving food together helps to preserve family traditions

   Harvesting and preserving food is a time honored tradition in rural America and one passed down generation to generation. Full Story

‘Pop Up! Library’ program to begin

   The Huntingdon County Library will launch a new county-wide initiative with a “Pop Up! Library” program to be held from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at the Raystown Lake Visitors Center in Hesston. Full Story


Crowd enjoys Senior Day activities at fair

   “Fair” weather Wednesday created a perfect backdrop for the ninth annual Senior Day activities at the Huntingdon County Fair.  Approximately 135 seniors and guests gathered at the midway stage for a time of fun, games, music and fell Full Story


Grant funding to allow for installation of creative play space

   The latest project funded through ReInvision Huntingdon’s Small Projects Big Ideas Grant will create a space to foster creativity and literacy within a Huntingdon Borough Park.  The grant funding was awarded to Sarah Worley, whose proposal Full Story

Pipeline drilling allowed to resume

   Construction operations along the path of the Mariner East 2 Pipeline across the state will resume following a settlement reached Wednesday.  Full Story


Feasting for a good cause

Local organizations’ food booths raise funds at fair

   Food is definitely one of the highlights of the Huntingdon County Fair and several local organizations serve up meals all week to help them serve their communities all year long. Full Story

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