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Visitation and memorial service for PWC Supervisor John Jenkins Feb. 12 and 13

Visitations and a memorial service for Prince William County Supervisor John Jenkins will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 12, and Wednesday, Feb. 13, at Hylton Memorial Chapel in Woodbridge.

Civil War scene on Manassas lawn depicts “Angel of the Battlefield”

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With the Manassas City commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War on the horizon, John Van Sickle of 9209 Maple Street has gotten into the spirit of the upcoming occasion by displaying Union and Confederate flags and a Clara Barton scene in his front yard. Nurse Barton, often called Angel of the Battlefield, treated the wounded at the battles of Bull Run I & II. Van Sickle said she was authorized by President Lincoln to enter the battlefields and was founder of the Sanitary Commission, which later became known as the Red Cross. Clara Barton was also known as the lantern lady, for her constant nighttime rounds, attending to wounded soldiers. The Van Sickle display is on the section of Maple Street between Old Centreville Rd. and Mathis Ave.

Manassas college campus closing to accommodate Civil War commemoration

Classes, services and activities at Northern Virginia Community College's Manassas VA campuses will be suspended July 20-24 to expand visitor access to civil war commemorative events, reenactments and activities in Prince William County and Manassas.

“Gods and Generals” commemorates Civil War

The "Gods and Generals" movie depicting scenes from the Civil War, which started 150 years ago. The movie premieres in Manassas at the Hylton Center on July 22.

PWC Police Beat 7/6/11

Prince William County Police Department’s crime report for July 6, 2011.

Parade of Nations held in Lake Ridge

Rockledge Elementary School showcases 27 countries from around the world at school's first Parade of Nations

County hires new director of existing business

Prince William County's Department of Economic Development has a new director of existing business

Manassas Museum welcomes military families

The Manassas Museum is participating in the Blue Star initiative, welcoming military families with free admission to the museum through Labor Day, Sept. 5.

Plan to ease OmniRide commuter bus overcrowding proposed

Rappahannock and Potomac Transportation Commission's Board of Commissioners will consider a staff proposal on July 7 to ease some but not all overcrowding on commuter buses from Prince William County
Today's Obituaries

John Harper, former member Prince William County School Board

John Harper Jr., former member of the Prince William County School Board, passed away last weekend. Covington-Harper Elementary School was named, in part, for Harper.

Lisa Leilani Pereyra, “Miss Lisa,” cafeteria nutritionist, school mural artist

A funeral Mass and celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. on March 9, at Christ Church, 7600 Ox Rd, Fairfax Station, VA 22039, for Lisa Leilani Pereyra, “Miss Lisa," who died Dec. 30, 2018.

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.
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