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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

Articles by RANDY WELLS

MARION CENTER: School district drills down on scores MARION CENTER: School district drills down on scores
22 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — Marion Center Area High School Principal Matthew Jioio told school directors Monday he’s not satisfied with the high school’s recent School Performance Profile, a rating given by the state Department of Education. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Officials say donations growing for homeless vets shelter
22 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Contributions and pledges for Indiana County’s new shelter for homeless veterans continue to accumulate and include a gift from students following their Veterans Day observance Tuesday. [Read More]
Red Kettle Campaign sounds starting bell Red Kettle Campaign sounds starting bell
22 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
In 1891, Salvation Army Capt. Joseph McFee put out the first red kettle with the goal of collecting enough donations to provide Christmas dinner for 1,000 of San Francisco’s most destitute residents. [Read More]
INDIANA: Tentative tax hike OK'd INDIANA: Tentative tax hike OK'd
23 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
A tax increase of slightly more than 2 mills in Indiana Borough in 2015 moved closer to reality Tuesday as council voted to advertise three ordinances with increases to support next year’s budget. [Read More]
ELECTION 2014: Shuster beats Hartzok
24 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana County voters Tuesday backed Rep. Bill Shuster’s re-election bid in the sprawling 9th Congressional District. [Read More]
ELECTION 2014: Dush wins easily in race for 66th ELECTION 2014: Dush wins easily in race for 66th
24 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Republican Cris Dush received solid backing in both Jefferson and Indiana counties Tuesday to win election as the new representative in the Pennsylvania House from the 66th District. [Read More]
Man pleads guilty to indecent assault
24 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
A former Indiana University of Pennsylvania student pleaded guilty Monday to indecent assault without consent on an unconscious 16-year-old girl on the campus last fall. His plea avoided a trial on eight felony and misdemeanor charges that was scheduled to begin Monday. [Read More]
1914-2014: IRMC celebrates past with eye on the future 1914-2014: IRMC celebrates past with eye on the future
24 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
In Saturday's edition of The Indiana Gazette, find a special publication on Indiana Regional Medical Center's 100th anniversary, honoring the past and embracing the future of the hospital. Pick up a copy on newsstands or read the e-edition here. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Officials adopt housing plan
24 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
The Indiana County commissioners Wednesday adopted the Indiana County Housing Plan as an addition to the county’s comprehensive plan, and designated it as the guiding document for all policy and development efforts regarding housing in the county during the next decade. [Read More]
Bank robbery suspect pulls plea
25 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
The sentencing of an Indiana man for bank robbery was continued Monday after he withdrew a nolo contendere plea he entered in September. [Read More]
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