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Select safe toys to avoid holiday accidents; here’s how to keep your child safe

December is Safe Toys & Gift Month. Tim Keen, PWC's Fire & Rescue Chief, shares tips for making sure toy gifts are safe.

Doctor’s office notifies police of alleged rape of girl, 7, in Woodbridge

On Wednesday, June 16, 2021 detectives with the Special Victims Unit of the Prince William County Police Department began an investigation into a sexual assault that was reported to have occurred at a residence in the Woodbridge (22191) area of Prince William County between May 12 and June 12, 2021.

Two group exchange gunfire at housing complex in Woodbridge; child, 9, grazed by bullet

On Thursday, June 17, 2021, at 6:15 p.m., Prince William County Police officers responded to the Riverwood Apartments located in the 2700 block of Yosocomico Ln. in Woodbridge (22191) to investigate an initial report of shots fired. Residents reported to police that gunshots were heard before parties dispersed, leaving the area on foot and in vehicles.

The high cost of not wearing a seatbelt while driving or riding

Prince William County Police are running the annual safety "Click It or (get a) Ticket Seatbelt Campaign" through Sunday, June 6. It is the driver’s responsibility to make sure all children, age 15 and under, are secured properly. Virginia law allows police to cite anyone driving a car in which an occupant under age 16 is not wearing a safety belt or is not in a child safety seat. It also provides that drivers may be cited if they are not properly restrained if stopped for other violations.

George Liffert of Woodbridge, once a park ranger at Prince William Forest Park, now Superintendent

On May 24, George Liffert of Woodbridge became the new superintendent of Prince William Forest Park, the national park in Triangle where he started his career as a park ranger with the National Park Service (NPS).

Mom, 23, charged with two counts of felony child neglect

On Friday, May 21 at 11:16AM, Prince William County Police officers responded to the Sam’s Club located at 14050 Worth Ave. in Woodbridge (22192) to investigate a child neglect call. Upon arrival, officers located a vehicle that was not running and occupied by an unsupervised 11-month-old boy.

Rock painting activity in support of PWC children

Prince William County Department of Social Services invites residents to have fun painting rocks with the children in their family or neighborhood. These rocks can include words, phrases or symbols related to Child Abuse Prevention.

Pet theme for NOVEC’s annual art contest for students in grades K-5; entries due by May 3

Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC) invites students in grades K-5 to enter art in Cooperative Living magazine's annual Youth Art Contest. Entries are due May 3. Art should reflect the theme, "How My Pet Makes Life Better."

NOVEC and co-op association offer higher-education scholarships

Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC) and the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives are offering higher-education scholarships to public, private, and home-schooled high school seniors whose families receive electricity from electric cooperatives.

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