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Mark Pollinator Week: One of every three bites of food you eat is made possible by pollinators

Honey bees are invaluable to the health of the U.S. agricultural economy as they enable the production of at least 90 commercially grown crops in the nation. In Virginia, honeybees are essential pollinators for about one-third of the state’s fruit and vegetable crops. That is why Governor Ralph S. Northam declared June 17-23 as Virginia Pollinator Week. Without adequate pollination, Virginia could experience a significant reduction in its harvest of apples, alfalfa, berries,cucumbers, melons, squash, peaches and pumpkins.”

Possible abduction from Joseph Reading Park area in Yorkshire

On Monday, May 20 at 9:20PM, officers responded to investigate a possible abduction that reportedly occurred in the area of Joseph D. Reading Park located at 8460 Maplewood Dr in Manassas (20111) sometime earlier that evening.

Middle-of-the-night verbal altercation turns heated; family member arrested in Woodbridge

On May 19 at 3:49AM, officers responded to a residence located in the 1600 block of Lynn Ct. in Woodbridge (22191) to investigate a domestic. The victim, a 28-year-old man, reported to police that he and a family member, identified as the accused, were involved in a verbal altercation that escalated.

Driver killed in crash at Sudley Manor & Seymour Wednesday night in Manassas

On May 15 at 9:29PM, investigators from the Crash Investigation Unit responded to area of Sudley Manor Drive and Seymour Road in Manassas (20109) to investigate a crash.

Haymarket man charged in connection with Sept. 22 accident in Catharpin that killed visiting teen

On May 14, 2019, investigators from the Prince William County Police Department's Crash Investigation Unit arrested the driver, identified as the accused, in connection to a fatal hit & run crash that killed a 17-year-old male in the area of Sudley Rd near Catharpin Rd in Gainesville on Sept. 22, 2018.

VDOT to close Rt. 15 in Haymarket at night May 15 and May 16

Route 15 (James Madison Highway) between Route 234 (Sudley Road) and Logmill Road (Route 701) will have overnight mobile lane closures Wednesday, May 15 and Thursday, May 16 so rumble strips can be installed along the shoulders, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

Single lane reopening May 14 on northbound George Washington Memorial Parkway

At about 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14, the National Park Service will reopen one northbound lane of the George Washington Memorial Parkway from Virginia Route 123, Chain Bridge Road, to I-495, the Capital Beltway. Drivers should expect delays and watch for workers in the road.

Update on reopening northbound GW Parkway: Maybe tomorrow, May 14

UPDATE: May 13, 11:35 a.m. — Due to continued rain, the National Park Service now hopes to reopen one lane in time for the evening rush hour on Tuesday, May 14. If this schedule changes, we will share an update.

Sen. Warner wants answers from private military housing companies on documented health hazards

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) wrote May 13 to four private military housing companies to request strategies from each company on how it plans to tackle the deplorable health hazards documented by military families in Virginia and throughout the nation.

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