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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

PennDOT focusing on reducing traffic fatalities PennDOT focusing on reducing traffic fatalities
3 days ago - - RANDY WELLS
In 2013, 1,208 people died in traffic crashes on Pennsylvania roads — the lowest number since the 1920s. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Officials oppose fracking waste disposal INDIANA COUNTY: Officials oppose fracking waste disposal
4 days ago - - RANDY WELLS
The Indiana County commissioners Wednesday adopted a resolution urging state and federal environmental agencies to reject permits for disposing of hydraulic fracking waste from natural gas and oil drilling in underground injection wells in Indiana County. [Read More]
MARION CENTER AREA: Directors vote to replace lights MARION CENTER AREA: Directors vote to replace lights
6 days ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — On the recommendation of Ken Kirkland, the Marion Center Area School District’s maintenance and transportation supervisor, the school directors Monday agreed to replace the 36 lights in the high school gym with energy-efficient T5 fluorescent lights. [Read More]
Underground Railroad: Locally, abolitionists helped make history Underground Railroad: Locally, abolitionists helped make history
1 week ago - - RANDY WELLS
The decades immediately before the American Civil War were a time of sweeping economic, social and political changes in the United States. And some of those changes drove a wedge between the predominately agricultural South and the industrializing North. [Read More]
MARION CENTER: School board awaits budget news MARION CENTER: School board awaits budget news
2 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Richard Martini, business manager of the Marion Center Area School District, told school directors Monday he’s cautiously optimistic this spring as he helps prepare a 2015-16 school budget, based tentatively on the governor's proposed state budget. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Reassessments on schedule, officials say
3 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana County’s reassessment of real estate properties is proceeding on schedule and the county commissioners Wednesday outlined preliminary plans for handling informal and formal appeals of the new assessments beginning in early summer. [Read More]
INDIANA: Council to hunt for next manager INDIANA: Council to hunt for next manager
4 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
By the end of this year, Indiana Borough may once again have two people filling the positions of borough manager and police chief. [Read More]
Former IUP student sentenced
4 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
A former Indiana University of Pennsylvania student was sentenced this morning to probation and a fine for his earlier plea to indecent assault on an unconscious teenage girl on the campus last fall. [Read More]
County hires firm to recoup delinquent taxes
4 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
To provide sufficient manpower for posting notices of property sales for delinquent taxes, the Indiana County commissioners Wednesday agreed to use the services of Palmetto Posting Inc., of Spartanburg, S.C. [Read More]
Rebuilt beacon to shine at airport Rebuilt beacon to shine at airport
5 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Something that’s been missing from the night sky around Indiana for a few months should be visible again soon. [Read More]
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