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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:

Wakefield School in The Plains offering new four-year scholarship

A new "Archwood" four-year scholarship of $11,500 a year for a new incoming ninth grade student who demonstrates a commitment to engagement in and outside of the classroom has been announced by Wakefield School. An essay is required by March 10, 2014. The Archwood Scholarship, named for the original farm that is now Wakefield's campus, will be awarded to one new student entering ninth grade each year. The scholarship provides $11,500 each year for all four years of Upper School, provided the student continues to live up to the values and merits that characterize an Archwood Scholar.

Next semester registration starts Nov. 18 at NOVA

Registration begins Nov. 18 for NOVA’s 16-week semester that begins Jan. 13, 2014. Two eight-week sessions, starting Jan. 13 and March 17, are also offered. Online registration is available 24 hours a day. NOVA calls the upcoming term "spring semester."

Patriot’s Bicknell is Redskins Coach of the Week

Patriot High School Head Football Coach Brud Bicknell has been named the Redskins High School Coach of the Week for the week of October 28, 2013.

How to “Drive Smart” for a safe Halloween

Many have a hard time remembering the "rules of the road" on Halloween, says Janet Brooking, Executive Director of DRIVE SMART Virginia.

Three PWC school have power issues on day before Halloween

Power has been restored at Beville Middle School and Enterprise Elementary School after a brief neighborhood outage; lunch may be delayed.

Help thwart auto thieves! Free VIN etching on Nov. 9 in Manassas

Deter auto thieves by taking your vehicles to Manassas Mall on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. where police will perform free VIN etching on all of your windows.

NOVEC HELPS collecting food for Operation Turkey Nov. 1-15

NOVEC HELPS volunteers who work at Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative are collecting non-perishable food for Operation Turkey Nov. 1-15 to help provide Thanksgiving meals for low-income people in Prince William County.

Connolly-Rooney bill to assure veteran death benefits never subject to Congressional inaction

Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) and Congressman Tom Rooney (R-FL) have introduced bipartisan legislation to ensure our nation always meets its obligation to the grieving families of service members who have died in service to their country.
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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