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Manassas fire and rescue captain receives FO international professional designation

Capt. Matthew Fox from the City of Manassas Fire and Rescue Department has been conferred a designation that only 448 others have achieved worldwide. He has completed the process to become a Fire Officer or FO and was awarded the designation recently by the Commission on Professional Credentialing.

“Public Space” recycling bins to be installed at E.G. Smith Baseball Complex

Residents visiting the E.G. Smith Baseball Complex should expect to see a cleaner public park soon due to a significant grant made possible by Dr. Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS) in collaboration with national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful.

“Keep the Green: Lower Taxes, Less Traffic, More Trees” on Monday, July 16

Prince William Conservation Alliance is heading up a "community conversation" on "Keep the Green: Lower Taxes, Less Traffic, More Trees" on Monday, July 16, at 7 pm, at Giuseppe’s Italian Restaurant,15120 Washington St, Haymarket, VA 20169.

PWC Supervisors expected to consider enlarging county area where chickens and fowl are allowed

Prince William County Board of County Supervisors is scheduled to consider initiating a zoning text amendment during Supervisors Time on the evening of July 17 to consider whether chickens and fowl can be kept in areas beyond current limits, by right in agricultural areas, and by special use permit in semi-rural residential areas. The proposal was suggested by Coles Supervisor Marty Nohe.

Bugler Donna Flory named Prince William County’s Volunteer of the Quarter

Desiree Wolfe, of the Prince William County Office of Executive Management, nominated Donna Flory as PWC Volunteer of the Quarter. The presentation reads in part, “Over the last two decades, Donna has played in various ceremonies and dedications in honor of Armed Forces Day, Memorial Day and 9/11.  Her rendition of ‘Taps’ continues to bring dignity and meaning to these very important events." 

Patriot High School’s Sasan Faraj will represent students on PWC School Board for 2018-19

Sasan Faraj, a rising senior at Patriot High School.has been selected as the student representative to the School Board for the 2018-19 school year.

Additional legal counsel brings 25 years experience in education law to PWC schools

Carol Marchant, an education law attorney currently serving as assistant division counsel for Fairfax County Public Schools, will join the PWCS Office of Division Counsel as the assistant division counsel beginning July 1. Marchant has worked in private practice and public schools as an education law attorney for 25 years.

Ceremony celebrates Prince William County’s new Charlie T. Deane Police Station ​

During the June 19 ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Central District Police Station, Corey Stewart, Chairman of the Board of County Supervisors, told the story of the first time he and retired Prince William Police Chief Charlie T. Deane toured the new station.

PW SPCA offers $45 spay-neuter-adoption of cats thru June 30 to ease shelter overcrowding

Want to adopt a cat? Through June 30th, PWSPCA is offering a $45 fee to adopt any cat which includes a rabies vaccine, microchip, distemper combo vaccine and spay/neuter surgery (cats 1+ year). Cats are available at the Prince William County Animal Shelter (14807 Bristow Road, Manassas, VA 20112) during normal hours of operation and on the Prince William SPCA's P.A.W. Express mobile adoption van on Saturday, June 23.

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