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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

MARION CENTER: Board, union ink new contract MARION CENTER: Board, union ink new contract
10 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — Secretaries, licensed practical nurses, clerks, lifeguards, para educators and personal care assistants will get pay raises under a new labor contract approved Monday by the Marion Center Area School District directors. [Read More]
Bridge honors soldier missing since Vietnam Bridge honors soldier missing since Vietnam
11 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
CLYMER — As a boy and young man, James Robert “Robin” Pantall likely crossed the old bridge over Two Lick Creek in his hometown of Clymer many times, probably without giving it a second thought. [Read More]
INDIANA BOROUGH: Council vows to fight for schools INDIANA BOROUGH: Council vows to fight for schools
11 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
An Indiana councilman wants Indiana Borough to investigate whether Indiana has any legal recourse to block the Indiana Area School District from closing two elementary schools in the borough’s Second Ward and Third Ward neighborhoods. [Read More]
MARION CENTER: School directors discuss plans to repair or replace roofs MARION CENTER: School directors discuss plans to repair or replace roofs
11 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — The Marion Center Area School District directors Monday continued their discussion on long-range plans to repair or replace the roofs on the McCreery Elementary School and the high school. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Grant Township keeps up well fight INDIANA COUNTY: Grant Township keeps up well fight
12 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
The Grant Township supervisors are looking for support from the Indiana County commissioners in the township’s efforts to block injection wells in the township. [Read More]
INDIANA BOROUGH: Police get OK to give Narcan INDIANA BOROUGH: Police get OK to give Narcan
13 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana Borough police officers are among the growing number of emergency responders who will be equipped and trained to administer naloxone, the opiate antidote that reverses the effects of some drug overdoses. [Read More]
Group effort fulfills area man's dream of restoring antique tractor Group effort fulfills area man's dream of restoring antique tractor
14 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Among the dozens of antique tractors on display this week at the Indiana County Fair is one that looks like it just rolled out of a dealer’s showroom. But for decades it was in pieces in the owner’s garage. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Attorney general hopeful offers plan on drug crisis CAMPAIGN 2016: Attorney general hopeful offers plan on drug crisis
14 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
State Sen. John Rafferty Jr., the Republican nominee for Pennsylvania attorney general, said in Indiana Thursday the commonwealth will not “arrest its way” out of the opioid epidemic sweeping across the state. [Read More]
Fire guts Philadelphia Street house Fire guts Philadelphia Street house
15 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
A fire gutted a rental house at 335 Philadelphia St., Indiana, just after 6 a.m. today. The first emergency responders arriving there found flames and dark smoke pouring from windows and the roof. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Plans for Challenger revisited INDIANA COUNTY: Plans for Challenger revisited
15 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana County is getting another chance to land a Challenger Learning Center, one of the franchised facilities that promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills through space exploration themes. [Read More]
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