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Gaming Console Stolen from Gainesville Residence

Gaming Console Stolen from Gainesville Residence

Prince William County Police are investigating a residential burglary of a home located in the 8200 block of Crackling Fire Drive in Gainesville May 21.

OBITUARY: Jonah “Bolognah” Robert Diaz, 6, Succumbs to Brain Cancer

OBITUARY: Jonah “Bolognah” Robert Diaz, 6, Succumbs to Brain Cancer

Jonah “Bolognah” Robert Diaz peacefully passed away at home on May 16, 2015 after a previous day filled with family, Legos, cooking, and late-night brother chats.

Education

PWCS to Redeploy 19 Trailers to Schools Next Year

PWCS to Redeploy 19 Trailers to Schools Next Year

“Learning cottages” or “trailer-style classrooms,”Prince William County Schools will install 19 additional units at area schools to meet the demand for more space for students next school year.

PWC Schools Earn State Board of Ed. Awards

PWC Schools Earn State Board of Ed. Awards

Prince William County Schools announced 13 school earned the Board of Education Distinguished Achievement Award and three the Board of Education Excellence Award.

Arts & Entertainment

Van Halen Announces Bristow Concert

Van Halen Announces Bristow Concert

Powerhouse rockers Van Halen are bringing their hits (and antics) to Jiffy Lube Live Saturday, Aug, 29 in support of their upcoming Tokyo Dome Live in Concert

Hylton Performing Arts Center Welcomes Phil Vassar

Hylton Performing Arts Center Welcomes Phil Vassar

Two of Virginia’s finest homegrown country artists bring their rich sound to the Hylton Performing Arts Center’s Merchant Hall stage when Phil Vassar performs a concert with country newcomer Lyndsey Highlander.

Business

Benjin’s Asian Bisto Introduces Fusion to Bristow

Benjin’s Asian Bisto Introduces Fusion to Bristow

Benjin Yu, owner of Benjin’s Asian Bistro, located in the new Bristow Commons, thinks his restaurant is different enough to stand out.

RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Paisano’s Pizza Cited for Multiple Food Temperature Violations

RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Paisano’s Pizza Cited for Multiple Food Temperature Violations

The Prince William Health District cited Paisano’s Pizza, located at 17368 Atlas Walk Way in Gainesville, for food temperature violations during a May 6 inspection.

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Gaming Console Stolen from Gainesville Residence

Gaming Console Stolen from Gainesville Residence

| May 26, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police are investigating a residential burglary of a home located in the 8200 block of Crackling Fire Drive in Gainesville May 21.

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PWCS to Redeploy 19 Trailers to Schools Next Year

PWCS to Redeploy 19 Trailers to Schools Next Year

| May 24, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

“Learning cottages” or “trailer-style classrooms,”Prince William County Schools will install 19 additional units at area schools to meet the demand for more space for students next school year.

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WEATHER BEAT: Warm Memorial Day Weekend Leads to Heat Wave Next Week

WEATHER BEAT: Warm Memorial Day Weekend Leads to Heat Wave Next Week

| May 23, 2015 | 0 Comments | Weather

Despite this being the unofficial start to summer, many areas woke to temperatures in the low to mid-40s, but are these cool conditions here to stay?

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YFT Breaks Ground on New Facility for Girls in Crisis

YFT Breaks Ground on New Facility for Girls in Crisis

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments | Community

HomeAid Northern Virginia Breaks Ground on New Residential Facility that will house young girls in crisis on the Youth for Tomorrow (YFT) campus.

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OBITUARY: Jonah “Bolognah” Robert Diaz, 6, Succumbs to Brain Cancer

OBITUARY: Jonah “Bolognah” Robert Diaz, 6, Succumbs to Brain Cancer

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Jonah “Bolognah” Robert Diaz peacefully passed away at home on May 16, 2015 after a previous day filled with family, Legos, cooking, and late-night brother chats.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: In Support of Teachers, One Parent Opts Out of SOLs

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: In Support of Teachers, One Parent Opts Out of SOLs

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments | Opinions

A parent writes an open letter explaining her reason to opt her daughter out of SOLs was to ultimately support teachers in Prince William County.

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PWC Schools Earn State Board of Ed. Awards

PWC Schools Earn State Board of Ed. Awards

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Schools announced 13 school earned the Board of Education Distinguished Achievement Award and three the Board of Education Excellence Award.

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Gainesville Woman Escapes Sexual Assault

Gainesville Woman Escapes Sexual Assault

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County police charged Maaz Malik, 22, of Gainesville in connection with an attempted assault the morning of May 19 of a 28-year-old woman.

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Lawson Seeks Feedback on Estate Manor Drive Speed Tables

Lawson Seeks Feedback on Estate Manor Drive Speed Tables

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Residents along Estate Manor Drive tell stories of watching cars fly down the road.

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Benjin’s Asian Bisto Introduces Fusion to Bristow

Benjin’s Asian Bisto Introduces Fusion to Bristow

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz, News

Benjin Yu, owner of Benjin’s Asian Bistro, located in the new Bristow Commons, thinks his restaurant is different enough to stand out.

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VDOT Prepares for Next Week’s Major Traffic Shifts in Gainesville

VDOT Prepares for Next Week’s Major Traffic Shifts in Gainesville

| May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

The Virginia Department of Transportation announced that major traffic shifts resulting from the $230 million Route 29/Linton Hall Road Interchange project will occur overnight Tuesday, May 26. Route 29 traffic will shift to a new bridge, the I-66 ramp will re-open, and the Linton Hall signal will be removed.

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RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Paisano’s Pizza Cited for Multiple Food Temperature Violations

RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Paisano’s Pizza Cited for Multiple Food Temperature Violations

| May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

The Prince William Health District cited Paisano’s Pizza, located at 17368 Atlas Walk Way in Gainesville, for food temperature violations during a May 6 inspection.

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PWC Parents Choose to Opt their Children Out of SOL Testing

PWC Parents Choose to Opt their Children Out of SOL Testing

| May 19, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

This is the first in a series of articles investigating the administration of the Standards of Learning assessment in Prince William County.

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European Horse Inspection Held at Silver Eagle Stable

European Horse Inspection Held at Silver Eagle Stable

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Silver Eagle Stable in Nokesville hosted the Performance Shagya-Arabian Registry Inspection last weekend, welcoming eight horses and two international judges.

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UPDATED: Vendor Tent Stolen from Nokesville Day

UPDATED: Vendor Tent Stolen from Nokesville Day

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

According to Jacobs & Company, police have reviewed surveillance video from the scene and determined that the individual(s), driving a dark-colored Honda minivan, took the tent between 9:45 p.m. and 10 p.m. May 15.

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SLIDESHOW: Parade Route, Venue Changes Don’t Stop the Fun at Nokesville Day Celebration

SLIDESHOW: Parade Route, Venue Changes Don’t Stop the Fun at Nokesville Day Celebration

| May 17, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Nokesville Day, a decades old traditional of celebrating the people and the spirit of the small community, went on without a hitch on Saturday, despite changes in the traditional location and the parade route.

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SOL Disruptions Caused by Denial-of-Service Attack

SOL Disruptions Caused by Denial-of-Service Attack

| May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Students throughout the school division experienced intermittent disruptions in their SOL testing Wednesday due to a distributed denial-of-service attack on Pearson Education test servers.v

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WE ARE REAL ESTATE: Nokesville, Who Do You Want To Be?

WE ARE REAL ESTATE: Nokesville, Who Do You Want To Be?

| May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments | News, Opinions

Local realtor Scott Jacobs considers where the town of Nokesville is heading amidst the changes it’s experiencing.

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RESTAURANT INSPECTION: Eggspectation Cited for Food Temperature Issue

RESTAURANT INSPECTION: Eggspectation Cited for Food Temperature Issue

| May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William Health District cited Gainesville restaurant Eggspectation for a faulty food storage cooler during an April 21 routine inspection.

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Nokesville Day Parade Gets New Route

Nokesville Day Parade Gets New Route

| May 14, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

The closure of the Aden Road Bridge and the associated detours hindered plans to hold Saturday’s Nokesville Day parade on its traditional Fitzwater Drive route. However, the Nokesville-Bristow Ruritans have a new plan that will enable the decades-old tradition to continue.

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Shot fired at Nokesville Home; Bullet Embeds in Closet

Shot fired at Nokesville Home; Bullet Embeds in Closet

| May 14, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

A resident contacted Prince William County Police May 11 to report that at least one bullet had been fired at a home in the 12400 block of Bristow Ridge Lane in Nokesville and traveled into an interior closet.

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UPDATED: Mother, Son Attack Neighbor in Gainesville

UPDATED: Mother, Son Attack Neighbor in Gainesville

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

The wife of the victim characterized her husband’s injuries as substantial.

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Tile Saw Stolen from Bristow Job Site

Tile Saw Stolen from Bristow Job Site

| May 12, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

According to local contractor Michael Whitlow, his professional grade tile saw and accessories were stolen from a job site in the 10100 block of Elgin Way in Bristow Tuesday morning.

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Aden Bridge Detour Forces Changes in Nokesville Day

Aden Bridge Detour Forces Changes in Nokesville Day

| May 12, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

The detours the Virginia Department of Transportation set up to accommodate the closing of the 132-year-old Aden Bridge for structural deterioration will impact Nokesville Day activities.

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OPINION: Local Control is Key to Standardized Testing

OPINION: Local Control is Key to Standardized Testing

| May 11, 2015 | 0 Comments | Opinions

It’s that time of year again. With kids in school and friends who teach, one thing is on everyone’s mind: SOLs!

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VDOT Schedules Haymarket Meeting for Input on I-66 Beltway Project

VDOT Schedules Haymarket Meeting for Input on I-66 Beltway Project

| May 11, 2015 | 1 Comment | News

The Virginia Department of Transportation and Department of Rail and Public Transportation is looking for public input on several aspects of the I-66 Outside the Beltway Project, which proposes improvements from Route 15 in Haymarket to I-495, two express or high occupancy toll and three regular lanes in each direction and high-frequency bus service in the express lanes.

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PWC Police: Overall Crime Rate at 15-Year Low; Violent Crimes Increased in 2014

PWC Police: Overall Crime Rate at 15-Year Low; Violent Crimes Increased in 2014

| May 11, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William County Police Department 2014 Crime Statistics Report indicates a 9.4 percent decrease in the number of Index crimes and an overall crime rate of 14.5, which represents a 15-year low.

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UPDATED: Lightning Strike Causes Extensive Damage to Gainesville Home

UPDATED: Lightning Strike Causes Extensive Damage to Gainesville Home

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Fire & Rescue crews battled a fire at a sing-family home in Gainesville 4:30 p.m. May 6, which the fire marshall said was ignited by a lightning strike.

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WEATHER BEAT: Warm Temps Continue with the Chance for Showers and Storms Each Day

WEATHER BEAT: Warm Temps Continue with the Chance for Showers and Storms Each Day

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments | Weather

I think its safe to say that we can finally put the ice scraper in the attack for a while. So far this May, we have already seen five days of temperatures at or above 80 degrees, and there’s more where that came from.

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Braemar Blasters Swim Team Honored with House Resolution

Braemar Blasters Swim Team Honored with House Resolution

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Delegate Jackson Miller introduced during the 2015 session of the Virginia General Assembly Joint Resolution 539, which commends the Braemar Blasters Swim Team for winning the Prince William Swim League Blue Division Championship in 2014, taking the title from the Sudley Seahorses for the first time in 25 years.

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