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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 BOROUGH: Zoning change weighed to help property owners INDIANA BOROUGH: Zoning change weighed to help property owners
21 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana Borough council Tuesday took another step toward eventually creating a new zoning district — a mixed use, or MU-1 district — in the borough’s zoning ordinance. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Commissioners amend application for trail grant INDIANA COUNTY: Commissioners amend application for trail grant
22 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
The Indiana County commissioners Wednesday agreed to amend an application approved in July for the Multimodal Transportation Fund Program administered by the state’s Department of Community and Economic Development and PennDOT. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Chief tax assessor advises extensions INDIANA COUNTY: Chief tax assessor advises extensions
22 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana County chief assessor Frank Sisko recommended to the county commissioners Wednesday that two deadlines for the countywide reassessment of properties be moved back, possibly into January. [Read More]
Chief assessor recommends moving reassessment deadlines Chief assessor recommends moving reassessment deadlines
22 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Frank Sisko, Indiana County’s chief assessor, this morning recommended to the county commissioners that two deadlines for the countywide reassessment of properties be moved back, possibly into January. [Read More]
INDIANA BOROUGH: Most recycling bins still undistributed INDIANA BOROUGH: Most recycling bins still undistributed
22 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Roughly one-third of the new 22-gallon blue bins that Indiana residents can use for recycling #1 and #2 plastics have been distributed. [Read More]
Reassessment in forefront for candidates Reassessment in forefront for candidates
22 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
For the first time in many recent Indiana County elections, the perennial top campaign issue — the need for more and better jobs — may be pushed aside this year by a new hot topic: the controversial countywide property reassessment. [Read More]
Man gets prison in DUI accident Man gets prison in DUI accident
23 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
A Blairsville man who pleaded guilty to seriously injuring a pedestrian while he was driving intoxicated was sentenced in Indiana County Court on Friday to prison time and substantial financial penalties. [Read More]
INDIANA BOROUGH: Liquor license denied for café INDIANA BOROUGH: Liquor license denied for café
24 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana Borough council on Thursday denied a request to transfer a restaurant liquor license into the borough, reasoning that no evidence was presented to prove that a proposed new business met the state Liquor Control Board’s definition of a restaurant. [Read More]
Property reassessment again takes center stage Property reassessment again takes center stage
24 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
The Indiana County commissioners Wednesday listened to more comments, questions and criticisms on the countywide property reassessment, but as is typical of their biweekly meetings they did not turn the public comment period into a question-and-answer session. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Board OKs $70,000 loan for ICCAP INDIANA COUNTY: Board OKs $70,000 loan for ICCAP
24 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
There was evidence Wednesday that the lack of a state budget is beginning to have an impact on the county’s social service agencies. [Read More]
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