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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: Input sought on Business Improvement District INDIANA BOROUGH: Input sought on Business Improvement District
11 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
11 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
11 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
12 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
12 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
12 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]
IUP making strides on diversity, president says IUP making strides on diversity, president says
12 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana University of Pennsylvania President Dr. Michael Driscoll said Friday he’s pleased with all the efforts being made by many individuals and groups to promote diversity and inclusion on campus. [Read More]
Mediterranean eatery closes Mediterranean eatery closes
12 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
An Indiana restaurant in a historic setting has closed. [Read More]
Kidnapping suspect waives right to preliminary hearing Kidnapping suspect waives right to preliminary hearing
12 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
BLAIRSVILLE — A second defendant in a January kidnapping of an Indiana University of Pennsylvania student waived his preliminary hearing Wednesday at the office of Magisterial District Judge Jennifer Rega. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: State budget impasse threatens agricultural services INDIANA COUNTY: State budget impasse threatens agricultural services
13 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
A retired Penn State Extension educator warned Wednesday that the Extension offices in all 67 Pennsylvania counties and agriculture research stations in the state are in danger of being shut down under Gov. Tom Wolf’s line-item veto of a state budget. [Read More]
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