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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: James Smith Jr., Indiana Third Ward CAMPAIGN 2015: James Smith Jr., Indiana Third Ward
44 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
James Smith Jr. has been interested in public service since elementary school. One of his earliest campaigns was for middle school representative. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2015: Sara Steelman, Indiana First Ward CAMPAIGN 2015: Sara Steelman, Indiana First Ward
44 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Part of the reason Democrat Sara Steelman decided to be a candidate for council is because “it doesn’t seem councils of past years have done a particularly good job of things with what the borough owns and is responsible for,” she said. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2015: Tom Thompson, Indiana Third Ward CAMPAIGN 2015: Tom Thompson, Indiana Third Ward
44 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Tom Thompson, a Republican candidate for re-election in the Third Ward, is completing his eighth year on council. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2015: Commissioner candidates focus on tax reassessment CAMPAIGN 2015: Commissioner candidates focus on tax reassessment
45 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
45 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
45 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
47 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
47 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
47 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
48 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]
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