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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

INDIANA COUNTY: Upgrade to radio network almost finished, officials say
41 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
41 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
41 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
43 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
44 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
44 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
44 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
44 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]
County's covered bridges are picture perfect County's covered bridges are picture perfect
45 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS, TERI ENCISO
Indiana County's covered bridges are among the most photographed structures in the county. [Read More]
MARION CENTER: AmeriCorp volunteers affect lives of students
45 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — Two AmeriCorp Volunteer Program workers told Marion Center Area school directors Monday they’re tutoring students before and after school, helping them learn study skills and involving the students’ parents more in the students’ academic success. [Read More]
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