TOP PRINCE WILLIAM NEWS
Fri., Jan. 30 - With all of the concerns expressed for balancing state and local budgets, I find it amazing that the Virginia General Assembly has let over $1 billion in federal Medicaid dollars slip through their collective hands this year. That’s right! According to a recent study by the highly regarded Commonwealth Institute, Virginia has lost this amount during 2014.
Fri., Jan. 30 - We at the “Times” were both saddened and overjoyed last week to learn that Supervisor Mike May (R) will be leaving the Prince William Board of County Supervisors to run for Commonwealth's Attorney. Saddened, because the board is losing a cool-headed moderate, a tie-breaker with friends and allies on both sides of the aisle. Overjoyed, because May has his eye on bigger things.
Thu., Jan. 29 - For three years students from the special ed classes at Forest Park and Hylton High Schools attended a special curriculum in a program called The Mane Experience at Rainbow Therapeutic Riding Center. This program was kick started by a three year grant from Potomac Health Foundation. But on Dec. 31, 2014 the funding ran out.
Thu., Jan. 29 - Manassas Mayor Hal Parrish announced today his campaign for Virginia’s 29th State Senate District in an online video posted to his website. A lifelong resident of the City of Manassas, Parrish has been an active member of the greater Manassas community and Prince William County.
Thu., Jan. 29 - The Woodbridge branch of the Burma Humanitarian Mission helps to support backpack medics in eastern Burma and the Ronald McDonald House Charities recently offered a grant allowing the group to support 10 teams and 14,000 children in Burma.