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Government shutdown wreaking havoc with Metro finances and safety

Following inquiries by Virginia and Maryland’s Senators, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) disclosed today, Jan.17, that it is losing, on average, $400,000 each weekday during the government shutdown. In response, the Senators issued the following statement:

Supervisor Candland to host Nov. 21 town hall meeting on education

on November 21st, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Alvey Elementary School, 5300 Waverly Farm Drive, Haymarket. Candland says he wants to hear directly from parents and educators about some of the issues facing Prince William County.

Church in The Plains to host free Thanksgiving Day feast

This month's free Community Lunch will take place on Thursday, November 28, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Grace Episcopal Church, 6507 Main St., The Plains.

PWC police say Woodbridge teen took his own life

On November 12th at 4:52PM, police responded to the 11900 block of Cotton Mill Dr in Woodbridge (22192) for a report of an unconscious person.

PWC police investigate homicide in Lake Ridge

On November 12th at 8:14PM, police responded to the 3400 block of Caledonia Cir in Woodbridge (22192) to investigate a suspicious death. Upon arriving, the caller found the door to the residence unsecured and contacted police.

Health center gets federal grant to open second center in Manassas

The Greater Prince William Community Health Center now headquartered in Woodbridge was recently awarded an additional $650,000 annual grant to open a second health care center in Manassas. The Health Center’s second location is expected to open in Manassas at 9705 Liberia Ave. in March 2014.

Advanced recycling facility to open in Manassas area in January

American Disposal Services is building an a state of the art, single stream processing recycling facility in the Manassas, VA. area. American Recycling Center’ will create jobs, save up to 1.23 million kilowatts of energy per day and educate the community about recycling, a news release said.

Committee of 100 will address SOL as is, improving SOL and Common Core

Prince William Committee of 100 invites the community to a Nov. 13 forum and discussion to explore the current SOL (Standards of Learning) in Prince William County Schools.

PWC police investigate malicious wounding, burglary while armed

A 15 year old male of Woodbridge reported to police that he was assaulted by a group of suspects Nov. 10 around 6 p.m. on Forest Park Drive, Woodbridge.
Today's Obituaries

Deanna “Dee” Schaeffer, 81, retired librarian for Occoquan and McAuliffe elementary schools

Deanna Schaeffer, who served as a school librarian in Prince William County Public Schools for 22 years, passed away on Dec. 16, 2018. She was 81.

Martha Cannon, retired math teacher from Osbourn Park HS, math sub Stonewall Jackson HS

A memorial service for retired OPHS math teacher Martha Cannon will be held at 2 p.m., on Saturday, January 5, at the Manassas Baptist Church.

Archie E. Schiff, 107, formerly of Pottsville, Pa., baseball player, veteran, business owner

Archie E. Schiff, 107, of Manassas, VA and formerly of Pottsville, PA, died Dec. 7, 2018. He was especially proud of the years he spent playing minor league baseball for the Pottsville team and sharing stories of all of the changes he had witnessed in his 107 years.
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