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July 19 community meeting about proposed new elementary school in Stonewall High area

The Office of Facilities Services for Prince William County Public Schools will hold a July 19 meeting to share information on a proposed elementary school to be located off Crestwood Drive at Ashton Avenue, at the Rosemont Lewis Park.

PWC Police Beat 6/21/12

Prince William County VA Police Department's crime report for Thursday, June 21, 2012

New school superintendent named for Manassas

The Manassas VA city school board was unanimous in its recent action to name a Georgia educator to be the next superintendent of schools.

Manassas City Police Beat 6/19/12

Manassas VA City Police Department's crime report for Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Learn how to camp outdoors June 23 at Leesylvania State Park in PWC

Virginia State Park personnel will teach the general public about camping outdoor during the Great American Backyard Campout that will be held this Saturday, June 23, at all 35 state parks. A special group camping experience will be held for novice or firsttime campers at two nearby locations. In Prince William County, the special program will be at Leesylvania State Park off US 1 in Woodbridge. In Fauquier County, the special camping program will be at Sky Meadows State Park off US 17 between I-66 and US 50.

Help save bees, bats, butterflies and other pollinators in Virginia

June 18-24 is Virginia Pollinator Week and people of all ages and all across the state are being asked to do something to help save bees, bats, butterflies, birds, moths, beetles, insects and other pollinators - that provide an essential service in making food crops grow. The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has put together a list of eight simple things people can do to help the pollinators survive. See below.

Applicants seek Occoquan school board seat for interim term

Thirteen applicants, including a retired elementary school principal, a business owner and a former candidate for the Prince William Board of Supervisors, are among 13 Occoquan District VA residents, vying for the interim appointment to the Prince William County School Board to fill the seat of School Board member Grant Lattin, who resigned. The appointment will be for about four months until a special election is held to fill the seat.

Manassas City Police Beat 6/12/12

Manassas VA City Police Department's crime report for Tuesday, June 12, 2012 details plea agreements in two cases–one involving 22 sexual assaults and the other–a homicide.

Manassas City Police Beat 6/11/12

Manassas VA City Police Department's crime report for Monday, June 11, 2012 involves a vandalism incident in which number of vehicles were damaged to the tune of approximately $170,000.
Today's Obituaries

Pauline W. Shortridge, retired from Piedmont FSB, mother of two, attended Manassas Church of Christ

A funeral service was held July 7, 2018 at Pierce Funeral Home in Manassas for Pauline Wampler Shortridge, 88, of Millsboro, Del., and formerly of Manassas, Va. The widow of Ervine Cecil Shortridge, she passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2018, after a brief illness at the Delaware Hospice Center, Milford, Del. A celebration of life service will be held at a later date at the Frankford Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, 43 Thatcher Street, Frankford, Del.

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Flying in US with cremated remains

The Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) issued this news release about procedures to follow if you plan to fly on US airplanes with cremated remains.
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