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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Rallying to show support

Crowd gathers to defend woman in pipeline lawsuit

   Supporters of a Union Township woman gathered in front of the Huntingdon County Courthouse Wednesday morning to rally ahead of a hearing scheduled in her continuing fight against the construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline.  Full Story


Students experience driving hazards

   Some Mount Union Area High School (MUAHS) students had the chance to learn the dangers of driving while impaired or distracted first hand Tuesday with a visit from UNITE’s Arrive Alive tour. Full Story


Exploring a tale’s value  Free Access 

Documentary debuts at Huntingdon Cinema’s Clifton 5

   What is the value of a story? Is it $65 as in the case of the last “great” train robbery that took place in the Lewistown Narrows, or is it invaluable as a tool that binds a community together at its heart? Full Story


Map turtle nests ready for season

   As a half-dozen map turtles sunned themselves in the Juniata River nearby, a crew of volunteers worked to restore nesting habitat along the DiCosimo Bypass in Mount Union Saturday afternoon. Full Story


Lending a helping hand

Volunteers take part in annual Lake Cleanup Day

   Under sunny skies, approximately 90 volunteers of all ages canvassed the shores of Raystown Lake Saturday morning for the 29th annual Lake Cleanup Day sponsored by the Friends of Raystown Lake. Full Story


New film to debut locally at theater

   A story about a train robbery may seem like a tale taken straight out of the wild west, but a documentary created by a Juniata College senior explores an incident ingrained in Mifflin County history.  Full Story


Celebrating a landmark

Jacks Narrows highlighted as deepest gorge in state

   Huntingdon County is home to many natural wonders, but one of the best-kept secrets is hidden in plain sight — Jacks Narrows, between Mapleton and Mount Union, which is the deepest gorge in the state.  Full Story


Students take part in 34th annual health fair event

   For the 34th year, students from throughout the county took part in the Children’s Health Fair hosted by the Auxiliary to J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital at the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC) Thursday.  Full Story


Salvation Army event to honor volunteers

   The annual Civic and Volunteer Appreciation Dinner of the Huntingdon County Salvation Army will be held Thursday, May 10, at the Smithfield Fire Hall.  The evening will kick off with fellowship at 5:30 p.m., with dinner and a program to follow a Full Story


Controlled burns aid regeneration

   Fire, while a cause for alarm when unplanned and uncontrolled, can be a useful tool in habitat restoration when meticulously planned and strategically placed in the case of the state Game Commission’s controlled burn program.  Full Story

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