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RANDY WELLS

Randy Wells has been a reporter and staff writer at The Indiana Gazette since 1988. His regular assignments include coverage of the Indiana County commissioners, Indiana Borough council and the Marion Center Area School District. His email address is rwells@indianagazette.net.

Articles by RANDY WELLS

Area native releasing two new books Area native releasing two new books
33 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Fans of New York Times best-selling author and Indiana native Chris Kuzneski will get a double dose of their favorite adventure writer this year. [Read More]
Suspect in slaying arraigned at hospital
33 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
PITTSBURGH — Jack Edmundson Jr., of Saltsburg, the man accused of fatally shooting Frank Petro in Petro’s Tunnelton gunshop on New Year’s Eve, was arraigned Friday at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Upgrade to radio network almost finished, officials say
34 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana County’s upgraded public safety radio network is nearing completion and initial field tests show it is exceeding its “95-95” goal of enabling emergency responders to communicate outdoors over hand-held radios 95 percent of the time across 95 percent of the county’s land mass. [Read More]
Locals see success at Farm Show Locals see success at Farm Show
34 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
HARRISBURG — Abigail Zyhowski, of Indiana, this week won more than a dozen ribbons, including four first-place honors, for her varied entries of baked goods, canned food, preserves, dried fruits and pottery at the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. [Read More]
Indiana Borough council appoints new solicitor Indiana Borough council appoints new solicitor
34 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana Borough at its reorganization meeting Monday replaced its solicitor, who had served since 1983. [Read More]
Outgoing commissioner Frick reflects on his years of service Outgoing commissioner Frick reflects on his years of service
35 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
The Indiana County Center for Economic Operations recently presented David Frick with a framed montage of photographs of groundbreaking ceremonies around the county in the past decade. Frick, along with several county officials, is wielding a shovel in all of them. [Read More]
Indiana may play role in developing Gofur device Indiana may play role in developing Gofur device
36 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
A Harvard University-based startup company’s wristwatch-like device, that developers say will make senior citizens’ lives less complicated and help them stay independent longer, may be supported by workers in Indiana. And Indiana-area residents may be the test market for the new product. [Read More]
County Humane Society optimistic about shelter County Humane Society optimistic about shelter
36 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Comet, a Labrador-mix dog, holds an unenviable distinction. He lived nearly a year — much longer than is typical — at the Indiana County Humane Society shelter for abused and neglected animals before he was recently transferred to an animal care facility near Pittsburgh. [Read More]
Moose lodge spreads goodwill to unsuspecting food shoppers Moose lodge spreads goodwill to unsuspecting food shoppers
36 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
CLYMER — In the 1950s TV show, “The Millionaire,” a mysterious benefactor who never appeared on the screen indulged himself by having his assistant deliver $1 million each to people he’d never met. [Read More]
Baker sworn in as new county commissioner Baker sworn in as new county commissioner
36 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
“Someone has to sit in your chair, but no one will ever replace you,” Michael Baker told David Frick a minute after Baker was sworn in Friday as Indiana County commissioner, succeeding Frick who will resign from office on Dec. 31. [Read More]
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