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Gov. Northam’s classic car show at Capitol rescheduled to Sept. 29 due to approaching storm

Governor Northam announced Sept. 11 that the Governor’s Capitol Classic Car Show is postponed due to inclement weather predicted for this weekend and has been rescheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29.

Three reasons why Honey Month is important to every Virginian

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) wants everyone to know that September is Honey Month across the Commonwealth. Governor Ralph Northam declared September Virginia Honey Month for many reasons. Here are VDACS’ top three:

Body of adult male found along path at park in Woodbridge July 13

On July 13 at 6:47AM, Prince William County Police officers responded to investigate a body that was located in the 14400 block of Melbourne Ave in Woodbridge (22191), according to Officer Nathan Probus, police department spokesman.

Prince William Conservation Alliance named ‘One of the Best’ Nonprofits by philanthropy group

The Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington has selected Prince William Conservation Alliance to be part of its 2018-19 class of best local nonprofits in the region. Executive director Kim Hosen says the accolade is due to community support for PWCA programs.

Be bear aware! Bear already seen in eastern Prince William

In late spring and early summer bears are hungry and on the move in search of food. This primal need can cause them to conflict with homeowners and residents using parks and other unimproved areas. There has already been a sighting in eastern Prince William County.

Trees take center stage during Arbor Day ceremonies at Alvey and Leesylvania schools

At J.W. Alvey Elementary and Leesylvania Elementary, students gathered under slightly soggy skies to mark Arbor Day, a day dedicated to tree planting. These ceremonies were two of several taking place at schools around the county.

NOVEC says plant energy saving trees for Earth Day but not near power lines

Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative suggests that homeowners celebrate Earth Day on April 22 and Virginia's Arbor Day on April 27 by planting energy-saving trees–but NOT near power lines and equipment.

Local comments wanted for comprehensive plan review in progress for Prince William Forest Park

National Park Service (NPS) reports that it is developing a Comprehensive Trail Plan for Prince William Forest Park to provide guidance for enhancing the park’s trail system and visitor experience in a manner sympathetic with the natural and cultural surroundings and balances overall resource protection with intended trail uses and long-term management.

Eaglet could be named “Honor,” the name suggested by Antietam Elementary kindergarteners

The kindergarten classes at Antietam Elementary School have been watching two eaglets through the Earth Conservation Corps live eagle cam for several weeks. Their suggested name of "Honor" is one of five picked from 250 entries. Now the public gets to vote on the five names.

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