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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

CAMPAIGN 2015: Commissioner candidates focus on tax reassessment CAMPAIGN 2015: Commissioner candidates focus on tax reassessment
27 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
“Fixing” Indiana County’s controversial property reassessment was a prime topic Tuesday evening among the six candidates for county commissioner who will be listed on the Nov. 3 election ballots. [Read More]
Grant Township's ordinance overbroad, judge rules Grant Township's ordinance overbroad, judge rules
28 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
EAST RUN — A federal judge Wednesday issued a decision invalidating some provisions of a Community Bill of Rights ordinance that Grant Township supervisors adopted last year to block the disposal of drilling frack waste water in their township. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Homeless veterans complex ready to open next month INDIANA COUNTY: Homeless veterans complex ready to open next month
28 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
The public will have an opportunity to tour a new housing complex for homeless military veterans later this month before the first vets take up occupancy there in November. [Read More]
INDIANA BOROUGH: Collaborative effort to quell partying successful, official says INDIANA BOROUGH: Collaborative effort to quell partying successful, official says
29 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Efforts to control rowdy celebrations in Indiana during the Indiana University of Pennsylvania homecoming weekends have been so effective that some other universities are asking the Indiana Area Collaborative Team for advice, according to Indiana Borough council President Nancy Jones. [Read More]
Two robberies reported in borough Saturday Two robberies reported in borough Saturday
30 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
The arrest of two Indiana University of Pennsylvania football players for a strong-arm robbery early Saturday morning drew a lot of attention at a noon press conference updating the university’s homecoming activities. [Read More]
Few large gatherings reported during start of IUP Homecoming Few large gatherings reported during start of IUP Homecoming
30 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Despite Saturday morning’s wet and dreary weather, IUP spokeswoman Michelle Fryling said “spirits are not dampened” around the university campus. [Read More]
Marion Center directors suspend funding for charter schools during budget impasse Marion Center directors suspend funding for charter schools during budget impasse
30 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — The Marion Center Area School District directors Monday voted to suspend payment of tuition to all Pennsylvania cyber/charter schools until a state budget is passed and the district begins receiving state subsidies. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Petition would delay reassessment deadlines INDIANA COUNTY: Petition would delay reassessment deadlines
31 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Evaluator Services and Technology Inc., the company conducting Indiana County’s real estate reassessment, was in the cross hairs of most of the critical public comments during the first hour of Wednesday’s county commissioners’ meeting. [Read More]
MARION CENTER AREA: Officials remember LaVan's contributions MARION CENTER AREA: Officials remember LaVan's contributions
31 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — The Marion Center Area School District administrators and directors Monday eulogized board member Charles LaVan, praising him for his contributions to the district’s students, his community and family. [Read More]
Hood smashes record at United Way event
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Hood smashes record at United Way event
32 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
The entertainment Wednesday evening at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex was pretty stiff — like a wood plank. [Read More]
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