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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

Blairsville-Saltsburg offers counseling after suicides Blairsville-Saltsburg offers counseling after suicides
28 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
BLAIRSVILLE — Extra counselors today are helping students, faculty and staff in the Blairsville-Saltsburg School District deal with the suicide deaths of two Blairsville High students in the past week. [Read More]
Paving project closes Philadelphia Street
28 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
A four-block stretch of Indiana’s Philadelphia Street will be closed for about 48 hours beginning this evening to allow for milling and resurfacing work. [Read More]
Philadelphia Street closing for resurfacing Philadelphia Street closing for resurfacing
28 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
A four-block stretch of Indiana’s Philadelphia Street will be closed for about 48 hours beginning Tuesday evening to allow for milling and resurfacing work. [Read More]
Opioid battle 'No. 1 priority,' U.S. attorney says Opioid battle 'No. 1 priority,' U.S. attorney says
29 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Conor Lamb, an assistant U.S. attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, said Wednesday his office is combating the opioid overdose epidemic and illegal drug sales with a strategy of “confronting the threat from every direction.” [Read More]
Recovering drug addict talks of survival Recovering drug addict talks of survival
29 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
The most captivating presentation at Wednesday’s meeting of the Armstrong-Indiana Drug Free Communities Coalition was made by Mike Krafick, a certified recovery specialist supervisor for the Armstrong-Indiana-Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission. [Read More]
Fight against drugs requires united effort, report says Fight against drugs requires united effort, report says
29 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
A comprehensive report released Wednesday at the University of Pittsburgh emphasizes the importance of coordinating public health and public safety resources to bring the opioid epidemic under control in western Pennsylvania and elsewhere in the nation. [Read More]
INDIANA BOROUGH: Philly St. repaving in works INDIANA BOROUGH: Philly St. repaving in works
29 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
Asphalt paving machines may be at work on a three-block section of Philadelphia Street in downtown Indiana in the next few days — but only if a few conditions fall into place. [Read More]
Cracker plant may have local impact, panelists say Cracker plant may have local impact, panelists say
30 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
The Shell Chemical Appalachia Ethane Cracker Plant, still years away from operation, will be about 65 miles west of Indiana, but Indiana County can have a share in supplying the thousands of tradesmen needed to build and operate the facility. [Read More]
IFA offers sneak peek of new station IFA offers sneak peek of new station
30 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
The Indiana Fire Association’s new station at Philadelphia and Fifth streets in Indiana is not expected to be operational until January, but the firefighters Thursday evening welcomed visitors during a Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: State money will pay for radio upgrades INDIANA COUNTY: State money will pay for radio upgrades
30 weeks ago - - RANDY WELLS
A 2015 overhaul of Pennsylvania’s emergency communications law is helping Indiana County save money. [Read More]
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