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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

Articles by RANDY WELLS

INDIANA BOROUGH: CDBG funds to be used to pay debt
59 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana Borough council Tuesday agreed to use about $130,000 of the borough’s Community Development Block Grant money in each of the next three years to pay off the $391,000 bank loan helping to finance the latest round of streetscape improvements in the downtown business district. [Read More]
As summer fades, drive-in fans rally for Palace Gardens' future As summer fades, drive-in fans rally for Palace Gardens' future
59 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
When the ticket window at Palace Gardens Drive-In opened at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, vehicles were already lined up and waiting all the way back to Indian Springs Road. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Commissioners award contract for access road at airport
60 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Plans for more economic development at the Indiana County/Jimmy Stewart Airport moved ahead Wednesday as the county commissioners awarded a contract to Ligonier Construction Co. to build an access road to a proposed airpark. [Read More]
MARION CENTER: School board updated on student assessments
60 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Administrators in the Marion Center Area School District Monday made presentations on how student assessments are changing in Pennsylvania, how Marion Center students performed on recent assessments, and how data from those tests will be used to revise and improve instruction. [Read More]
61 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
The American Legion Post 102, Brookville, this weekend is hosting the “Cost of Freedom Tribute” and the “American Veterans Traveling Tribute” honoring veterans, military servicemen and servicewomen, police officers and firefighters. [Read More]
INDIANA BOROUGH: Farmers market official requests more support
61 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Chloe Drew, a volunteer for the Indiana Farmers Market, again Tuesday evening asked Indiana council to provide more support for the twice-a-week market held at the borough-owned parking lot at Eighth and Church streets. [Read More]
Ag show always seeks to stay fresh
62 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Pennsylvania has more than 100 county and community fairs each year, according to the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, and about 6 million people attend those fairs. [Read More]
Local drive-in movie theater could go dark Local drive-in movie theater could go dark
62 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Owners of the few hundred remaining drive-in theaters in America, including the Palace Gardens Drive-in along Indian Springs Road, White Township, are in a do-or-die situation. [Read More]
What can you expect during reassessment?
63 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Many, and perhaps most, of the people who own real estate in Indiana County today were not land owners when the last countywide property reassessment was conducted in 1968. [Read More]
Ex-partner blames DEP for water plan closing
63 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
A business partner in a fledgling Rayne Township water treatment plant closed by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection contends over-regulation by the state agency needlessly shut down the plant for long periods of time and caused financial strains on the start-up venture. [Read More]
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