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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

County receives gas impact fee County receives gas impact fee
13 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Some of the financial benefits to Indiana County of hosting unconventional (Marcellus shale) natural gas wells will be spent on building stormwater controls, training volunteer firefighters and preserving farmland. [Read More]
County fair nets state recognition County fair nets state recognition
14 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Last August’s Indiana County Fair — the 153rd edition of the summer classic — received the “Outstanding Fair of the Year Award” for 2015 in Zone 1 from the Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs. [Read More]
MARION CENTER AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT: Directors approve preliminary budget MARION CENTER AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT: Directors approve preliminary budget
14 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — The Marion Center Area School District directors Monday approved a preliminary 2016-17 general fund budget totaling $24,594,252, up from $24,133,826 in the current budget. [Read More]
INDIANA BOROUGH: Council to decide on multimodal corridor plans INDIANA BOROUGH: Council to decide on multimodal corridor plans
14 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Yes or no, and where? [Read More]
MARION CENTER: School directors consider $1.9 million roof replacement at school MARION CENTER: School directors consider $1.9 million roof replacement at school
15 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — The Marion Center Area School District directors are considering replacement of the roof over the McCreary Elementary School, a project that could cost nearly $1.9 million. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: $1.5 million grant to help pay for work at airport INDIANA COUNTY: $1.5 million grant to help pay for work at airport
15 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Additional government funding will be coming to Indiana County to help clear obstructions near the Indiana County/Jimmy Stewart Airport, a step that eventually will lead to a GPS precision approach and landing system. [Read More]
Grapevine changes hands after 32 years Grapevine changes hands after 32 years
16 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
While he was a young man, Joe Medvetz was a musician who played with a band that traveled extensively through New York’s wine-producing countryside. Fond memories of those days influenced his selection, in 1983, of a name for his new eatery: The Grapevine Restaurant. [Read More]
INDIANA BOROUGH: Council moves to reinstate planning commission INDIANA BOROUGH: Council moves to reinstate planning commission
16 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
The reconstituted Indiana Borough council, with six new members and a new president, Monday on a split vote decided to advertise an ordinance reinstating an Indiana Borough Planning Commission. That would reverse one of the previous council’s last actions in 2015. [Read More]
Baker tapped to lead county commissioners Baker tapped to lead county commissioners
17 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Mike Baker was elected as the new chairman of the Indiana County commissioners. [Read More]
INDIANA BOROUGH: Six newcomers, incumbent sworn in to council INDIANA BOROUGH: Six newcomers, incumbent sworn in to council
17 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
New leaders of Indiana Borough council were elected Monday after seven members — including one believed to be the first currently enrolled Indiana University of Pennsylvania student elected to council — were sworn in. [Read More]
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