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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A dramatic arrival

New Year’s baby delivered by local EMS personnel

   Tiny Jase Alton McGahan knows how to make an entrance.  Arriving on New Year’s Day, Monday, Jan. Full Story


TDN baby of 2017 enjoys a year of ‘firsts’

   Moving from being named as the first baby of 2017 to taking his first steps into toddlerhood, Jack Kieran Goetz has enjoyed a whole year filled with “firsts.” Born at 3:39 p.m. Jan. Full Story


Winter a great time to begin birdwatching

   The appearance of a rare bird in need of rescue after sparring with some prison fencing Christmas Day made news across the state and caused quite a stir among local bird experts.  Full Story

Audubon members to end year with hike

   Before ringing in the new year, members of the Juniata Valley Audubon Society are providing an opportunity to enjoy a Last Day Hike and end the year outdoors.  Full Story


Conservancy acquires Indian Caverns

   A transition announced more than 18 months ago has culminated in the official protection of the former Indian Caverns property in Franklin Township for the purposes of bat conservation.  The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy officially announced Full Story


Carrying on a tradition

Barrel kraut sales spike as New Year’s Day approaches

   New Year’s Day, for many in central Pennsylvania, is associated deeply with a singular — and pungent — aroma emanating from the kitchen in hopes of good luck and prosperity for the coming days, weeks and months. Full Story

TDN search begins for 2018 first baby

   Now that Santa Claus has made his annual delivery, folks are eagerly awaiting the arrival of a bundle of a completely different sort — the first baby of 2018.  Jack Kieran Goetz, born at 3:39 p.m. Jan. Full Story


Four-legged hero participates in search

   A pup’s holiday misadventure led to lots of worry and a host of everyday heroes, both with two legs and four, coming to the rescue.  Ashton Stone’s beloved border collie mix, Blue, sprinted off into the dusk Dec. Full Story


Area man achieves goal

Shirley Township resident covers 500 miles in kayak

   On a quiet stretch of the Juniata River Dec. Full Story


Display and reunion event highlights former school

   Memories of the former Alexandria Elementary School will be the highlight of a commemorative display and reunion event planned for Saturday, Jan. 13, at the Alexandria Bank Building.  Full Story

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