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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 COUNTY: Commissioners seek $3 million to add asphalt to runway INDIANA COUNTY: Commissioners seek $3 million to add asphalt to runway
17 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
On the recommendation of the Indiana County Airport Authority, the county commissioners Wednesday authorized the filing of a grant application to the state for up to $3 million to add at least 2 more inches of asphalt to the runway at the Indiana County/Jimmy Stewart Airport. [Read More]
Indiana County excise tax increases 2 percent Indiana County excise tax increases 2 percent
17 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Most overnight accommodations in Indiana County will become a little more expensive next month, and the additional money spent will benefit tourism efforts, and indirectly, economic development, in the county. [Read More]
Spadafora elected to Marine foundation board Spadafora elected to Marine foundation board
17 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
An Indiana man who served as a U.S. Marine artillery officer in Vietnam is helping direct a national foundation that preserves the history, traditions and culture of the Marine Corps. [Read More]
Palace Gardens Drive-In remains closed Palace Gardens Drive-In remains closed
17 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Unlike most Memorial Day holidays over the past 66 years, the screen at the Palace Gardens Drive-in theater this past weekend was blank. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Commissioners set new millage rate for property owners INDIANA COUNTY: Commissioners set new millage rate for property owners
18 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
The Indiana County commissioners Wednesday absorbed more flak from property owners still angry about the countywide property reassessment, then formally approved the post-reassessment 2016 tax certification and new property values. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Board criticized for handling of recertification vote INDIANA COUNTY: Board criticized for handling of recertification vote
18 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Some of the most critical comments to the county commissioners Wednesday about their certification of new property values came from Tammy Curry, organizer of the group Indiana County PA Against Tax Reassessment Increases, and Bob Colgan, who was a candidate for county commissioner last fall. [Read More]
MARION CENTER AREA: Budget proposal indicates tax hike MARION CENTER AREA: Budget proposal indicates tax hike
18 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — In the past week, administrators and directors of the Marion Center Area School District pared more than $40,000 from a proposed general fund budget for next year, and on Monday the school board approved a tentative 2016-17 budget of $24,481,321. [Read More]
MARION CENTER AREA: Apollo-Ridge principal hired as new superintendent MARION CENTER AREA: Apollo-Ridge principal hired as new superintendent
18 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — Clint Weimer, the principal at Apollo–Ridge High School, in July will become the new superintendent of the Marion Center Area School District. [Read More]
INDIANA BOROUGH: New member sworn in at work session INDIANA BOROUGH: New member sworn in at work session
19 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
William Budris was sworn in Tuesday evening as Indiana Borough’s newest council member, filling the Third Ward seat and unexpired term of Nancy Jones, who left council because she has moved from the borough. [Read More]
MARION CENTER: Budget numbers show $136,000 shortfall MARION CENTER: Budget numbers show $136,000 shortfall
19 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — The Marion Center Area School District is facing a nearly $136,000 shortfall as the school directors approach next week’s consideration of a tentative budget for 2016-17. [Read More]
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