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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

Local woman loses historic home in Mount Oliver fire Local woman loses historic home in Mount Oliver fire
19 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
MOUNT OLIVER — Sunday’s massive and fast-moving fire in Mount Oliver, Allegheny County, which destroyed or damaged about a dozen houses, caused some heartache for a local family. [Read More]
Vintage planes due at airport festival Vintage planes due at airport festival
19 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
When Maj. Jimmy Stewart looked out the window of his B-24 bomber while flying to targets in Germany in 1944, he probably was reassured by the sight of American fighter planes forming up nearby to escort the bombers. And it’s likely some of those “little friends” he saw were P-47 Thunderbolts. [Read More]
Committee looks for ways to curb rowdy behavior Committee looks for ways to curb rowdy behavior
19 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
The ad hoc committee of Indiana Borough council that has been meeting for several weeks to develop strategies for controlling rowdy Indiana University of Pennsylvania students and other young people during holiday celebrations has been “extremely productive.” [Read More]
Paratrooper to jump in Normandy Paratrooper to jump in Normandy
20 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Seventy years ago today, thousands of Allied soldiers crossed the English Channel and landed on the beaches of Normandy, France, to begin liberating Europe from Nazi Germany. [Read More]
INDIANA BOROUGH: Council approves street repaving, new rate schedule
20 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana council Tuesday accepted a low bid of $150,010 from Force Inc., of Indiana, to repave approximately one mile of Indiana streets this summer. [Read More]
Speaker to make case for Creation Speaker to make case for Creation
20 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Does God exist? [Read More]
Old West revisited at the Indiana County Bow and Gun Club Old West revisited at the Indiana County Bow and Gun Club
20 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
PARKWOOD — Gunfire broke out on a recent Sunday in Armstrong Township when a livestock rustling plot was foiled. Another shootout started nearby during a saloon argument. [Read More]
Sen. Toomey talks economy, energy with local leaders Sen. Toomey talks economy, energy with local leaders
21 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey told a small group of Indiana County business leaders and elected officials Thursday that a continued reliance on coal-fired electricity generation and corporate tax reforms are needed to spur economic development in Pennsylvania and the nation. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Medical transports to require proof of age
21 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Seniors in Indiana County using the Medical Assistance Transportation Program will need to provide proof of age if they want to continue using the program after July 1. [Read More]
Robbery suspect held for court
21 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Two tellers at First Commonwealth Bank testified Tuesday that a lone bandit entered their office, walked behind the counter, demanded money and then escaped on foot with handfuls of cash. The tellers later helped police draw a composite sketch of the robber. [Read More]
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