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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.

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MARION CENTER: Superintendent set to retire at end of this school year MARION CENTER: Superintendent set to retire at end of this school year
27 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — Dr. Frank Garritano, superintendent of the Marion Center Area School District, said Tuesday he will retire in June after leading the district for six years. [Read More]
Police report incidents, crowds with IUPatty’s
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Police report incidents, crowds with IUPatty’s
27 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana Borough Police Lt. William Vojtek said Saturday evening that officers from multiple law enforcement agencies had been running “nonstop all day” in the borough, responding to incidents related to IUPatty’s Day celebrations. [Read More]
Off-court outreach as important as game time, Globetrotter says Off-court outreach as important as game time, Globetrotter says
27 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
There was no way Alex “Moose” Weekes was going to go unnoticed around Indiana Friday. [Read More]
Multimodal survey: Gompers favored downtown route Multimodal survey: Gompers favored downtown route
28 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
A recent survey of business and property owners and business managers in downtown Indiana found they generally favor Gompers Avenue over Philadelphia Street as the route for a multimodal corridor through the downtown to connect the Hoodlebug Trail and the White Township Recreation Complex. [Read More]
INDIANA BOROUGH: Input sought on Business Improvement District INDIANA BOROUGH: Input sought on Business Improvement District
28 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana Borough’s downtown Business Improvement District will be up for renewal in August, and David Janusek, executive director of Downtown Indiana — the group representing business owners and merchants — Tuesday asked council for assistance in refining and improving the organization. [Read More]
Homer City coal cleaning facility idled Homer City coal cleaning facility idled
28 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
The Homer City coal processing facility that cleaned the coal that was burned to make electricity at the Homer City Generating Station will be idled at the end of March, according to Jaclyn Cole, a spokeswoman for GE Capital, the majority owner of the generating station. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: County willing to help offset municipalities' tax shortfalls INDIANA COUNTY: County willing to help offset municipalities' tax shortfalls
29 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
The Indiana County commissioners are assuring the leaders of the county’s school districts and municipalities that steps are being taken to complete the countywide property reassessment as quickly as possible, and to mitigate as much as possible any interruptions in their revenue streams. [Read More]
INDIANA BOROUGH: Delayed revenue puts strain on finances INDIANA BOROUGH: Delayed revenue puts strain on finances
29 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
The delay in sending out Indiana County real estate tax notices because of the property reassessment is about to have a serious impact on Indiana Borough’s financial operations and threatens to leave borough employees without a paycheck at the end of this month. [Read More]
Parks to bring inspirational story to annual Good Friday breakfast Parks to bring inspirational story to annual Good Friday breakfast
29 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
On an October evening in 2012, in a Jacksonville, Fla., hospital, three pairs of surgeons’ hands applied pressure inside Brett Parks’ open stomach, trying to keep him from bleeding to death. An hour earlier Parks’ attempt to be a Good Samaritan had landed him in deep trouble. [Read More]
Demoted dean did not violate policies, Driscoll says Demoted dean did not violate policies, Driscoll says
29 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
IUP President Dr. Michael Driscoll said Friday that recent media allegations and “chatter” on campus that a former dean misused university money has been a distraction to the important business of promoting diversity and inclusion. [Read More]
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