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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: Commissioners hire human services director
27 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Lisa Spencer, of Indiana, was hired by the Indiana County commissioners Wednesday to be the new director of the Indiana County Department of Human Services. [Read More]
Indiana council discusses proposal for dedicated bike path in borough Indiana council discusses proposal for dedicated bike path in borough
27 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
This week’s weather makes the topic seem unlikely, but Indiana council Tuesday evening discussed bicycling, specifically whether the borough should buy into a proposal to create a dedicated bike route through the borough, and if so, which streets it should follow. [Read More]
Borough police department honored for safety Borough police department honored for safety
28 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
For the seventh consecutive year, the Indiana Borough Police Department was recognized for its traffic and pedestrian safety efforts with a Platinum Award from AAA East Central. [Read More]
MARION CENTER: School district drills down on scores MARION CENTER: School district drills down on scores
28 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — Marion Center Area High School Principal Matthew Jioio told school directors Monday he’s not satisfied with the high school’s recent School Performance Profile, a rating given by the state Department of Education. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Officials say donations growing for homeless vets shelter
28 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Contributions and pledges for Indiana County’s new shelter for homeless veterans continue to accumulate and include a gift from students following their Veterans Day observance Tuesday. [Read More]
Red Kettle Campaign sounds starting bell Red Kettle Campaign sounds starting bell
28 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
In 1891, Salvation Army Capt. Joseph McFee put out the first red kettle with the goal of collecting enough donations to provide Christmas dinner for 1,000 of San Francisco’s most destitute residents. [Read More]
INDIANA: Tentative tax hike OK'd INDIANA: Tentative tax hike OK'd
29 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
A tax increase of slightly more than 2 mills in Indiana Borough in 2015 moved closer to reality Tuesday as council voted to advertise three ordinances with increases to support next year’s budget. [Read More]
ELECTION 2014: Shuster beats Hartzok
29 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana County voters Tuesday backed Rep. Bill Shuster’s re-election bid in the sprawling 9th Congressional District. [Read More]
ELECTION 2014: Dush wins easily in race for 66th ELECTION 2014: Dush wins easily in race for 66th
29 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Republican Cris Dush received solid backing in both Jefferson and Indiana counties Tuesday to win election as the new representative in the Pennsylvania House from the 66th District. [Read More]
Man pleads guilty to indecent assault
30 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
A former Indiana University of Pennsylvania student pleaded guilty Monday to indecent assault without consent on an unconscious 16-year-old girl on the campus last fall. His plea avoided a trial on eight felony and misdemeanor charges that was scheduled to begin Monday. [Read More]
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