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Children Ride OmniRide for Free with Adults on April 22

Children Ride OmniRide for Free with Adults on April 22

| April 16, 2021 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz, News

In support of national Take Your Child to Work Day, children age 17 and younger can ride any OmniRide bus for free on Thursday, April 22, when accompanied by a paying adult!

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PWCS, NOVANT UVA Offers COVID-19 Vaccinations for Anyone 16 Years and Older

PWCS, NOVANT UVA Offers COVID-19 Vaccinations for Anyone 16 Years and Older

Prince William County Schools has been notified of last minute availability for receiving COVID-19 vaccination this Sunday, April 18.

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Lawmakers Amend Bill Banning Guns in State Buildings, Capitol Square

Lawmakers Amend Bill Banning Guns in State Buildings, Capitol Square

| April 16, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia legislators recently accepted the governor’s substitute to a bill banning firearms on and near Capitol Square, as well as state buildings. Lawmakers voted last year to ban firearms from the state Capitol.

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CDC to Investigate Johnson & Johnson Vaccine in Connection with Virginia Woman’s Death

CDC to Investigate Johnson & Johnson Vaccine in Connection with Virginia Woman’s Death

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) confirmed to the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) that it is examining the March death of a Virginia woman as part of its investigation into possible adverse side effects from the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.

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Virginia Pauses Use of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Virginia Pauses Use of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Virginia will cease all Johnson & Johnson vaccines until federal investigation is complete.

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Manassas’ Metz Clinic Switching to Pfizer

Manassas’ Metz Clinic Switching to Pfizer

| April 13, 2021 | 0 Comments | Health, News

The City of Manassas is switching today’s and tomorrow’s vaccination clinic to the Pfizer vaccine.

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Overnight Closures on I-66, I-495 this Week

Overnight Closures on I-66, I-495 this Week

| April 9, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

Overnight Full Closure of I-66 West at I-495 This Weekend, April 9 – 10, for Overhead Bridge Work

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Thought for Food: No-Bake Energy Bites Recipe ‘From Gina’s Kitchen’

Thought for Food: No-Bake Energy Bites Recipe ‘From Gina’s Kitchen’

Foodie friends! These quick and easy no-bake energy bars were a quick and easy way to get back into the kitchen, Lightning quick to put together, and a snap to shape.

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Patriot Student Assaults SRO

Patriot Student Assaults SRO

| April 9, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police charged a Patriot High School male student with assault and battery on a Law Enforcement Officer (LEO).

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Historic Manassas, Inc., Receives Main Street Resiliency Grant

Historic Manassas, Inc., Receives Main Street Resiliency Grant

Historic Manassas, Inc. plans to use the funding to create engaging promotional videos.

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Candland Proposes No Votes on Land-use, Budget After Midnight

Candland Proposes No Votes on Land-use, Budget After Midnight

During the April 6 meeting, Supervisor Pete Candland (R-Gainesville) gave his notice of intent to bring forward a resolution that would require votes by the Board of County Supervisors on land-use and budget matters be taken before midnight.

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Recreational Marijuana Use to Be Legal in Virginia this Summer

Recreational Marijuana Use to Be Legal in Virginia this Summer

Lawmakers okay recreational marijuana possession, cultivation

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Prince William Enters Phase 2, Invites Workers to Register for Vaccinations

Prince William Enters Phase 2, Invites Workers to Register for Vaccinations

Everyone (16-years and older) who lives or works in Virginia should pre-register so they can be notified when they are eligible for a free vaccination AND when an appointment is available.

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UPDATE: Police Investigate Fatal Shooting at Manassas Mall

UPDATE: Police Investigate Fatal Shooting at Manassas Mall

One Maryland man has died from gunshot wounds. Another man is in the hospital with serious injuries.

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Prince William County Development Services issues  New Structure Policy for Data Centers

Prince William County Development Services issues New Structure Policy for Data Centers

The Prince William Department of Development Services has streamlined the process for companies to apply to build data centers in the county.

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13-Year-Old Bristow Boy Killed in Car Crash, Teen, Child Seriously Injured

13-Year-Old Bristow Boy Killed in Car Crash, Teen, Child Seriously Injured

| April 5, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

One 13-year-old Bristow boy died, a 16-year old male sustained life threatening injuries and a 9-year-old boy sustained serious injuries following a crash on University Boulevard in Manassas, Easter Sunday.

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NOVEC Calls for Elementary Students’ Art for Contest

NOVEC Calls for Elementary Students’ Art for Contest

Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC) invites students in kindergarten through fifth grade to enter art in Cooperative Living magazine’s annual Youth Art Contest. Entries are due May 3.

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Why We Care: Providing Personalized In-Home Senior Care

Why We Care: Providing Personalized In-Home Senior Care

Wayne Mitchell began Caring Senior Services of Northern Virginia to helps seniors to age in place within the comfort of their own home while receiving quality, compassionate care.

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Governor Announces Virginia to Expand Vaccine Eligibility to All Adults by April 18

Governor Announces Virginia to Expand Vaccine Eligibility to All Adults by April 18

As vaccinations continue to rise, Virginia nears end of Phase 1 waiting list, begins moving to Phase 2.

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Prince William Police Arrest 4 MS-13 Members for Unprovoked Mob Assault

Prince William Police Arrest 4 MS-13 Members for Unprovoked Mob Assault

The attack appeared random in nature as the victim reportedly had no known connection to any criminal street gangs.

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Vaccination Appointments Available Today at Manassas Mall

Vaccination Appointments Available Today at Manassas Mall

There is a limited number of open appointment slots available today.

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Gov. Northam Signs Legislation Creating Tuition-Free Community College Program for Low, Middle-Income Students

Gov. Northam Signs Legislation Creating Tuition-Free Community College Program for Low, Middle-Income Students

Governor Ralph Northam today signed legislation creating his signature “G3” program, which makes tuition-free community college available to low- and middle-income students who pursue jobs in high-demand fields.

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Virginia Natural Gas Withdraws Application to Run Fracked Pipeline Through Prince William County

Virginia Natural Gas Withdraws Application to Run Fracked Pipeline Through Prince William County

| March 26, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

Virginia Natural Gas (VNG) filed a motion to withdraw its proposal to build the Interconnect Project, which would have built high pressure fracked gas pipelines in Prince William and Fauquier counties.

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Prince William School Board Praises McDade, New Choice for Superintendent

Prince William School Board Praises McDade, New Choice for Superintendent

| March 25, 2021 | 0 Comments | Education

She will be the first woman and first African American ever to serve in the role since Prince William County began offering public education approximately 150 years ago.

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Prince William School Board Announces Selection LaTanya McDade as Superintendent

Prince William School Board Announces Selection LaTanya McDade as Superintendent

rs. McDade has 23 years of experience in Chicago Public Schools (CPS), the third largest district in the nation, as a proven leader and passionate advocate for students.

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State Board Adds Culturally Responsive Teaching, Equitable Practices to Teacher Standards

State Board Adds Culturally Responsive Teaching, Equitable Practices to Teacher Standards

The Virginia Board of Education has revised its teacher performance standards and evaluation criteria to add a standard on culturally responsive teaching and equitable practices.

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Governor Northam Signs Law Repealing Death Penalty in Virginia

Governor Northam Signs Law Repealing Death Penalty in Virginia

Governor Ralph Northam today signed legislation abolishing the death penalty, making Virginia the 23rd state, and the first in South, to stop executions.

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Virginia to Ease COVID-19 Restriction in April

Virginia to Ease COVID-19 Restriction in April

| March 23, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

Governor Ralph Northam announced today that Virginia will be loosening some of its COVID-19 restrictions as of April.

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Governor Announces New Service to Assist Virginia Students Applying for Financial Aid

Governor Announces New Service to Assist Virginia Students Applying for Financial Aid

~ Sets goal for every eligible student to complete FAFSA application ~

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Prince William School Board To Announce New Superintendent

Prince William School Board To Announce New Superintendent

At the March 24, 2021, School Board meeting, the School Board will appoint the new superintendent

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Virginia Joins U.S. in Extending Tax Filing Deadline

Virginia Joins U.S. in Extending Tax Filing Deadline

~ Taxpayers encouraged to file electronically and request refund through direct deposit ~

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Prince William Supervisors Approve Independent Hill Plan in 5 to 3 Vote

Prince William Supervisors Approve Independent Hill Plan in 5 to 3 Vote

| March 18, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

In a 5-3 vote, the Prince William Board of County Supervisors approved the controversial Independent Hill Small Area Plan that includes neighborhood residential, commercial, open space and tech/flex use.

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UPDATE: Va State Police Investigate Fatal Crash in Prince William County

UPDATE: Va State Police Investigate Fatal Crash in Prince William County

| March 18, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

The collision, which followed a high-speed chase, killed three people at the scene.

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Prince William Schools to Plan for 5-Day In-Person Instruction, Virtual Option for Next Year

Prince William Schools to Plan for 5-Day In-Person Instruction, Virtual Option for Next Year

| March 18, 2021 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County School Board asked the superintendent to work on a plan to return to school five-days a week in-person for next year, and to also offer an all-virtual option for all students.

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Some Virginia Health Districts Will Transition to Phase 1c Vaccinations

Some Virginia Health Districts Will Transition to Phase 1c Vaccinations

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) announced today that some health districts will begin the transition to Phase 1c vaccinations this week, and that all communities across Virginia should be able to open to this group of essential workers within weeks.

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Virginia to Open Mass Vaccination Center in Prince William Health District

Virginia to Open Mass Vaccination Center in Prince William Health District

The Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) have started to open Community Vaccination Centers across the Commonwealth to administer COVID-19 vaccinations on a larger scale.

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Beloved PWCS Math Teacher Dies of COVID-19

Beloved PWCS Math Teacher Dies of COVID-19

| March 16, 2021 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Schools lost a teacher to COVID-19 last week, Richard Zuckernic, a beloved a math teacher at Gar-field High School in Woodbridge.

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Coalition to Protect Prince William County Opposes Data Center Near Forest Park

Coalition to Protect Prince William County Opposes Data Center Near Forest Park

The Coalition to Protect Prince William County, a bipartisan organization, asks that residents speak out against allowing the county to build a data center near Prince William Forest Park.

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Police Investigate Crash Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Catharpin Road

Police Investigate Crash Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Catharpin Road

| March 15, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police Officers from the Crash Investigation Unit responded to the area of the Catharpin Road and Sudley Road in Catharpin in Manassas to investigate a crash involving a motorcycle, Mar. 14 at 10:35 p.m.

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Gainesville Man Dies in Prince William Parkway Motorcycle Crash

Gainesville Man Dies in Prince William Parkway Motorcycle Crash

| March 12, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

On March 11 at 6:05 p.m., investigators from the Prince William County Police Crash Investigation Unit responded to the area of the Prince William Parkway and Hynson Drive in Manassas (20111) to investigate a crash involving a motorcycle.

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Brentsville Supervisors Fears Comp Plan Directive Threatens Rural Crescent

Brentsville Supervisors Fears Comp Plan Directive Threatens Rural Crescent

| March 11, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

Chair Wheeler directed staff to consider multiple land uses such as commercial, industrial or higher-density residential throughout the county including rural areas.

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OmniRide to Celebrate  Transit Operator and Technician Appreciation Day

OmniRide to Celebrate Transit Operator and Technician Appreciation Day

| March 11, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

OmniRide will be celebrating Transit Operator and Technician Appreciation Day on March 18.

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PWHD Partners with MAP Clinic in Manassas Park for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

PWHD Partners with MAP Clinic in Manassas Park for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

On Friday, March 12, the MAP Clinic will hold a mass vaccination clinic. The health district is supplying 1,000 doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to the clinic.

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Man Arrested for Assault on LEO at Prince William Medical Center

Man Arrested for Assault on LEO at Prince William Medical Center

| March 10, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William Police charged a Nokesville man with assault on police and security officers, Saturday, following an incident at Novant Health UVA Prince William Medical Center in Manassas.

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OmniRide Provides Access to Local Vaccination Sites

OmniRide Provides Access to Local Vaccination Sites

| March 10, 2021 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz, News

OmniRide Local buses serve three local vaccination sites, with bus stops close to each location.

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Registration Announced for 46th Marine Corps Marathon Virtual Events

Registration Announced for 46th Marine Corps Marathon Virtual Events

| March 9, 2021 | 0 Comments | Community

Runners will initially register for virtual event as consideration of live options continue

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Divided Prince William Board Advertises FY22 Tax Rate of $1.125

Divided Prince William Board Advertises FY22 Tax Rate of $1.125

| March 8, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William County Board of Supervisors have advertised a proposed Fiscal Year 2022 residential tax rate of $1.125 for every $100 of assessment home and property value. It passed along party lines.

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PWHD Launches PrepMod Scheduling, 1,000 Johnson & Johnson Appointments

PWHD Launches PrepMod Scheduling, 1,000 Johnson & Johnson Appointments

A new scheduling system called PrepMod is now used in PWHD. This new system is used in many Health Districts in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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PWCS Board Resolution to Encourage Staff to Get COVID-19 Vaccine Fails

PWCS Board Resolution to Encourage Staff to Get COVID-19 Vaccine Fails

| March 3, 2021 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County School Board considered whether to official encourage employees to promptly receive their COVID-19 vaccinations.

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Police to Hold Virtual Session on Vehicle Crime Prevention

Police to Hold Virtual Session on Vehicle Crime Prevention

| March 3, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

The Crime Prevention Unit of the Prince William County Police Department hosts virtual presentation on preventing vehicle-related crimes on Thursday evening.

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