Recent Articles

‘Get Told. Not Towed,’ Prince William Entrepreneur Develops Parking Messaging System

‘Get Told. Not Towed,’ Prince William Entrepreneur Develops Parking Messaging System

| September 29, 2020 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Prince William entrepreneur Keyana Bowie created Oopseez to conveniently relay an issue to you if you are not around your vehicle.

Continue Reading

RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Legislators Advance Police, Criminal Reform Measures

RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Legislators Advance Police, Criminal Reform Measures

The Virginia General Assembly wrapped up the agenda this month for the special session that began Aug. 18. Legislators introduced over 50 police and criminal justice reform bills during the session.

Continue Reading

Teen Wanted for Sexual Assault of 9-Year-Old Girl in Ben Lomond Park

Teen Wanted for Sexual Assault of 9-Year-Old Girl in Ben Lomond Park

| October 16, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police Officers responded to investigate a sexual assault that reportedly occurred that afternoon in the area of Ben Lomond Park, Sunday afternoon.

Continue Reading

HIDDEN GEMS: Warrenton Holistic Salon Owner Offers Intuitive Business Coaching

HIDDEN GEMS: Warrenton Holistic Salon Owner Offers Intuitive Business Coaching

This week’s Hidden gem is the holistic salon Enlightened Styles, which specializes in non-toxic, eco friendly, green chemistry practices and is located in Warrenton.

Continue Reading

Gov. Northam Signs Del. Roem’s HB 5113 Bill to Feed more School Children into Law

Gov. Northam Signs Del. Roem’s HB 5113 Bill to Feed more School Children into Law

The passage of HB 5113 will guarantee free school meals for up to 109,000 more Virginia students in approximately 180 schools.

Continue Reading

Private PPO Health Plans Can Save Money, Offer Better Coverage Options

Private PPO Health Plans Can Save Money, Offer Better Coverage Options

| October 14, 2020 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Michael Baumstark is one of a select few agents authorized to sell private health insurance plans in the U.S. Private plan can mean better coverage at lower cost.

Continue Reading

Virginia Extends Date for Voter Registration to Oct. 15

Virginia Extends Date for Voter Registration to Oct. 15

A consent decree was signed today, extending the Virginia voter registration deadline for the November 3 election to 11:59 p.m., October 15, 2020.

Continue Reading

PWCS Requests Citizen Input on 2021-22 School Calendar

PWCS Requests Citizen Input on 2021-22 School Calendar

Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS) is interested in gathering feedback from parents and community members about options for the 2021-22 school calendar. Option B includes two Jewish, one Muslim and one Hindu holidays.

Continue Reading

12 MS-13 Members Charged in Connection with 4 Prince William County Murders

12 MS-13 Members Charged in Connection with 4 Prince William County Murders

| October 13, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police, in cooperation with regional and federal agencies, charged multiple suspected gang members in connection to criminal narcotics trafficking and to the murders of four men in Prince William County in 2019.

Continue Reading

VA Department of Elections Online Portal Down During Registration Deadline

VA Department of Elections Online Portal Down During Registration Deadline

The Virginia Department of Elections’ online portal for voter registration and other voter tools is down today, Tuesday, Oct. 13.

Continue Reading

Junkluggers Items Live On Upcycled at Remix Market

Junkluggers Items Live On Upcycled at Remix Market

| October 12, 2020 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Remix Market takes items Junkluggers removes and turns them into something new-to-you and one-of-a-kind.

Continue Reading

Superintendent Says Prince William Health Metrics Informed Return to School Plan

Superintendent Says Prince William Health Metrics Informed Return to School Plan

Prince William County Schools will begin its return to in-person learning in the second quarter. The division will bring back pre-kindergarten through third-grade students via a phased-in approach.

Continue Reading

Prince William Schools to Have PreK, K Return 1st to In-Person Learning in 2nd Quarter

Prince William Schools to Have PreK, K Return 1st to In-Person Learning in 2nd Quarter

| October 8, 2020 | 0 Comments | Education

The plan has elementary grades returning at various points within the second quarter, depending upon health metrics.

Continue Reading

Prince William Health District Offers Free COVID Testing, Oct. 6-10

Prince William Health District Offers Free COVID Testing, Oct. 6-10

Free COVID-19 Testing is available for anyone who lives or works in Prince William County, the City of Manassas, or the City of Manassas Park.

Continue Reading

Prince William County Offers AlphaBEST Childcare Scholarship

Prince William County Offers AlphaBEST Childcare Scholarship

Prince William County Public Schools, in partnership with Prince William County Government, is pleased to announce that a childcare scholarship program is available to families financially impacted by COVID-19.

Continue Reading

Prince William Teacher Shares How COVID-19 Devastated her Family

Prince William Teacher Shares How COVID-19 Devastated her Family

| October 5, 2020 | 0 Comments | Community, Education

Catherine Smart’s entire family caught COVID-19 over the summer. Her 17-year-old son was the hardest hit.

Continue Reading

Prince William Education Association Advocates for All-Virtual 2nd Quarter

Prince William Education Association Advocates for All-Virtual 2nd Quarter

| October 5, 2020 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William Education Association [PWEA] has released a statement regarding its opposition to Prince William County Schools Return-to-Learning Plan for the second marketing period.

Continue Reading

Judge Rules Prince William Schools Superintendent’s Twitter DMs Not Subject to FOIA

Judge Rules Prince William Schools Superintendent’s Twitter DMs Not Subject to FOIA

A Prince William Circuit judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by former School Board Chairman, Ryan Sawyers that sought the disclosure of more than 20,000 direct messages sent to and from PWCS Superintendent, Dr. Steven Walts.

Continue Reading

Superintendent Will Present on ‘Return to Learning’ at Oct. 7 School Board Meeting

Superintendent Will Present on ‘Return to Learning’ at Oct. 7 School Board Meeting

The “Return to Learning and Return to Work Plan,” is on the agenda for information only.

Continue Reading

OmniRide Receives TSA Gold Standard Award

OmniRide Receives TSA Gold Standard Award

, | September 29, 2020 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz, News

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) honored OmniRide with the prestigious BASE Gold Standard Award at a ceremony on Friday, September 25 at the OmniRide Transit Center.

Continue Reading

Virginia Gateway’s Thank a Teacher Give-Away!!

Virginia Gateway’s Thank a Teacher Give-Away!!

| September 28, 2020 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz, Education

Nominate your favorite teacher to win an experience at Virginia Gateway.

Continue Reading

Prince William School Superintendent Shares 2nd Marking Period Update

Prince William School Superintendent Shares 2nd Marking Period Update

PWCS Superintendent of Schools sent an email to parents and staff, Friday, outlining more information regarding returning to school for the second marking period.

Continue Reading

Governor and First Lady Northam Test Positive for COVID-19

Governor and First Lady Northam Test Positive for COVID-19

The Governor and First Lady both tested positive.

Continue Reading

Statement of Senate Intel Vice Chair on the Integrity of Our Elections

Statement of Senate Intel Vice Chair on the Integrity of Our Elections

| September 24, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

STATEMENT OF SENATE INTEL VICE CHAIR

SEN. MARK R. WARNER

~ On the integrity of our elections ~

Continue Reading

PWCS Provides More Info on Its 50% Hybrid Plan for Fall

PWCS Provides More Info on Its 50% Hybrid Plan for Fall

| September 24, 2020 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Schools has released updated information as to what its return to school plan would most likely look like.

Continue Reading

Northern Virginia Districts Will Return More Students to In-Person Learning this Fall

Northern Virginia Districts Will Return More Students to In-Person Learning this Fall

| September 24, 2020 | 0 Comments | Education

Three school districts neighboring Prince William County have adopted return-to-learning plans for the fall that will place more of their students in classrooms.

Continue Reading

PWCS Presents Three Options for Learning in the 2nd Marking Period.

PWCS Presents Three Options for Learning in the 2nd Marking Period.

| September 22, 2020 | 0 Comments | Education

The school division presented three options for the second marking period, but details on what 50/50 learning would look like remain vague.

Continue Reading

Governor Northam Announces Expansion of $70 Million Rebuild VA Grant Fund for Small Businesses, Nonprofits Impacted by COVID-19

Governor Northam Announces Expansion of $70 Million Rebuild VA Grant Fund for Small Businesses, Nonprofits Impacted by COVID-19

~ Eligibility criteria expanded to include businesses that received federal CARES Act funds, supply chain partners affected by closures ~

Continue Reading

Qasim Rashid-D to Debate VA-1st District Incumbent Congressman Rob Wittman-R

Qasim Rashid-D to Debate VA-1st District Incumbent Congressman Rob Wittman-R

| September 21, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Candidates will participate via Zoom. Members of the audience will be able to view the event via live broadcasts on Facebook and Twitter.

Continue Reading

Early Voting Begins Today in Virginia

Early Voting Begins Today in Virginia

This year, due to COVID-19, many American’s are choosing to have their voices heard in many ways, including through an absentee ballot. Absentee Balloting is safe and effective; your voice will be heard.

Continue Reading

PWCS Serves More Than 320,000 Free Meals During First Week of School

PWCS Serves More Than 320,000 Free Meals During First Week of School

During the first week of school, PWCS served 13,000 students on September 8, and 21,000 students on September 10.

Continue Reading

Virginia Dept. of Elections Launches Absentee Voting Campaign

Virginia Dept. of Elections Launches Absentee Voting Campaign

| September 16, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

The Virginia Department of Elections wants Virginia voters to know that they are free to be absentee!

Continue Reading

Police Arrest Gainesville Man for Possession of Child Pornography

Police Arrest Gainesville Man for Possession of Child Pornography

| September 16, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

During the execution of the search warrant at the residence, multiple images of suspected child pornography were located.

Continue Reading

Police Investigate Attempted Break in to Bristow Post Office

Police Investigate Attempted Break in to Bristow Post Office

| September 15, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Officers responded to the United States Post Office located at 11151 Valley View Drive in Bristow, Monday morning, to investigate an attempted burglary.

Continue Reading

RICHMOND BEAT: House Advances Bill to Have Professionals Accompany Police on Mental Health Crisis Calls

RICHMOND BEAT: House Advances Bill to Have Professionals Accompany Police on Mental Health Crisis Calls

RICHMOND, Va. — The House of Delegates approved a bill Thursday that would create teams of mental health service providers and peer recovery specialists to accompany police officers responding to individual crises.

Continue Reading

Patriot High School Employee Has Tested Positive for COVID-19

Patriot High School Employee Has Tested Positive for COVID-19

| September 14, 2020 | 0 Comments | Education

A Patriot High School teacher has tested positive for COVID-19. The employee was last in building on Sept. 10.

Continue Reading

30-Year-Old Bristow Man Dies Due to Motorcycle Collision on Devlin Road

30-Year-Old Bristow Man Dies Due to Motorcycle Collision on Devlin Road

Investigators with the Crash Investigation Unit of the Prince William Police Department responded to the area of Devlin Road and Fog Light Way in Bristow to investigate a crash, Sept. 13 at 2:30 a.m.

Continue Reading

PWCS Offers Curbside Pickup for Grocery Kits

PWCS Offers Curbside Pickup for Grocery Kits

PWCS will continue to prepare and serve food throughout the first quarter at 56 feeding sites

Continue Reading

Prince William County Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Awards $193K in Grants to Local Arts Organizations

Prince William County Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Awards $193K in Grants to Local Arts Organizations

The Prince William Board of County Supervisors awarded $193,000 for grants for 16 local arts organizations that serve the community.

Continue Reading

Labor Day Weekend Traffic Crashes Claim 17 Lives in Virginia

Labor Day Weekend Traffic Crashes Claim 17 Lives in Virginia

| September 9, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Eight deaths occurred during evening or early morning hours

Continue Reading

Prince William BOCS Allocates $20 Million in CARES Act Funding to Schools

Prince William BOCS Allocates $20 Million in CARES Act Funding to Schools

| September 8, 2020 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday evening to allocate $20 million in federal CARES Act funding to Prince William County Public Schools for expenditures resulting from COVID-19.

Continue Reading

One Dead, Haymarket Woman Seriously Injured in Gainesville Collision

One Dead, Haymarket Woman Seriously Injured in Gainesville Collision

| September 8, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William Police request that those who witnessed the crash, which occurred in the area of James Madison Highway and Lee Highway, before 10 p.m., contact them to provide their account.

Continue Reading

Pizza NY Margherita, Gainesville Reopens After Fire

Pizza NY Margherita, Gainesville Reopens After Fire

| September 7, 2020 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz, Community

Hometown Italian restaurant Pizza NY Margherita in Gainesville reopened, Aug. 28, after shutting down following an electrical fire in June.

Continue Reading

RICHMOND BEAT: Virginians debate whether COVID-19 vaccine should be mandatory

RICHMOND BEAT: Virginians debate whether COVID-19 vaccine should be mandatory

Virginia Health Commissioner Dr. Norman Oliver said in a recent interview with ABC-8 (WRIC-TV), that if he is still Virginia’s acting Health Commissioner when a COVID-19 vaccine is made available, he will make immunization mandatory.

Continue Reading

Warrenton Man Dies in Bristow Single Vehicle Crash

Warrenton Man Dies in Bristow Single Vehicle Crash

| September 4, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

James Scott Edwards, 36, of Warrenton died in a single-vehicle crash on Wellington Road in Bristow, Virginia.

Continue Reading

NWS Issues Tornado Watch for DMV, Thursday Evening

NWS Issues Tornado Watch for DMV, Thursday Evening

| September 3, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

The National Weather service has issued a tornado Watch, Sept. 3 at 3:40 p.m., for areas of Northern Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Southern Maryland.

Continue Reading

Police Search for Man Suspected of Manassas Carjacking

Police Search for Man Suspected of Manassas Carjacking

| September 2, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police are asking for the public’s help in finding the suspect in a carjacking that took place in Manassas, Tuesday.

Continue Reading

Virginia Governor Keeps COVID-19 Restrictions Through Labor Day Weekend

Virginia Governor Keeps COVID-19 Restrictions Through Labor Day Weekend

| September 1, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Governor Northam announced Tuesday that he would not be easing any COVID-19 restrictions before Labor Day so that the virus does not “surge” over the weekend.

Continue Reading

Prince William County Offers Affordable K-8 DayCare Programs

Prince William County Offers Affordable K-8 DayCare Programs

Now enrolling for weekly daycare for grades K-8 (2020-2021 school year) with online learning time.

Continue Reading

Two OmniRide Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

Two OmniRide Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

OmniRide has confirmed its first case of COVID-19 among their nearly 300 employees.

Continue Reading

banner ad