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Healthy Kids micro grant for Gainesville Middle School

Gainesville Middle School is one of seven public schools in Northern Virginia to receive a Healthy Kids grant from The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia. Grants up to $2,000 for the 2020-21 school year were awarded to support programs that promote healthy lifestyles through increased exercise and physical activity or healthy nutrition.

Where to get COVID-19 testing Sept. 14-18 in Prince William/Manassas

COVID-19 testing sites will be set up at several county locations every day and at different times this week.

No 9-11 memorial service at PWC today; county releases video

Prince William County produces memorial video to honor the 22 Prince William County residents who lost their lives on 9-11. The usual memorial service has been canceled due to COVD-10.

Body found in Quantico Creek pronounced deceased

The caller reported to police that they were fishing in the area when they observed a body in Quantico Creek.

Police suspect robberies at three Woodbridge businesses early Sept. 8 could be related

Police and K-9 Units searched for suspect or suspect after glass doors were smashed and alarms were activated at three Woodbridge area businesses - My Eye Doctor, Red Wing Shoes and KWatch Jewelry.

Volunteers needed for 11th annual Occoquan River Cleanup this coming Saturday, Sept. 12

This Saturday, Sept. 12, is the date for the 11th Annual Occoquan River Cleanup sponsored by the Prince William Trails and Streams Coalition. The cleanup will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will range along the length of the Occoquan River from Cedar Run/Broad Run, through Lake Jackson, and from the base of the Lake Jackson Dam to Hooes Run and the Town of Occoquan.

Police seek witnesses to crash at Rts. 29-55 Monday evening

One driver died and a second driver sustained life-threatening injuries in a collision in Gainesville shortly before 10 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020.

Two charged with firearms’ violations

Gun goes off during cleaning in one incident. Four minutes later, firearm allegedly brandished at a driver in another incident.

Police give first aid after finding boy, 14, suffering from gunshot injury

September 5 at 2:06AM, officers responded to the area of Brockenbrough Dr. near McDowell Ct. in Dumfries (22026) to investigate a shots fired call. Residents reported to police that gunshots were heard in the above area. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, a 14-year-old male juvenile, suffering from a gunshot injury. Officers rendered aid to the victim before he was transported to an area hospital with significant injuries.
Today's Obituaries

Christopher J. Snyder, aviator, veteran, father of two, deployed to North & South Poles

A Funeral Mass for Christopher Jon Snyder, 71, of Gainesville will be celebrated at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 8213 Linton Hall Rd., Gainesville, VA 20155 on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, at 1 p.m. A reception will be held immediately following. Snyder was a U.S. Army and US Coast Guard veteran.

Agnes S. Merlino, a church founder, teacher, mother of three, Woodbridge area resident for 61 years

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, Sept. 10, at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church, Mary’s Way, Woodbridge, for Agnes Sims Merlino, 90, who peacefully passed away with her family at her side Aug. 12, 2020. Burial will follow at 1 p.m. at Quantico National Cemetery. She was a founding member of Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church, a teacher and the mother of three children. Visitation will be held Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2-5 p.m. at Mountcastle Funeral Home, Occoquan Road, Woodbridge, VA.

Gerald Marcey, retired sales manager, football official, Haymarket Masonic Lodge member, father of 2

A funeral service for Gerald (Jerry) Lee Marcey, 80, of Haymarket, VA, retired Washington Gas sales manager, will be held on Saturday, Aug. 22, at 11 a.m. at Pierce Funeral Home, 9609 Center Street, Manassas, VA. The family will receive friends before the service from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
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