Prince William News
**INCIDENTS** Malicious Wounding – On July 25th at 10:38PM, police responded to investigate a malicious wounding that occurred in the 1300 block of Bayside Ave. in Woodbridge (22191). The victim, a 51-year-old male from Lorton, was delivering food to an address. When no one answered the door, he began to return to his car. He was attacked from behind and struck several times with a bat or similar object.
On Saturday, July 26th, at approximately 10:30 a.m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to a structure fire in a 2 story single family home located in the 19200 block of Cardinal Heights Road in Triangle. Upon arrival fire and rescue units observed smoke billowing from a second story window. Firefighters quickly contained and extinguished the fire while proceeding to check for extension
Earlier this month, Haymarket Town Council filled several positions with appointments to two boards and also named council member Steve Aikten the town's new vice mayor. Aitken was the only incumbent re-elected to the town council this past May and likewise became an automatic favorite to become the next vice mayor given his close tie with second-term Mayor David Leake. Council member Joseph Pasanello nominated Aitken and fellow council member Pamela Swinford at the July 7 council meeting, saying they've both "proven themselves" from their service to the town.
By the time this story is printed in the newspaper, the Carolina League Northern Division standings could be completely upside down compared to the end of last week. It's that close between the four teams in the second half of the season. The last place Frederick Keys entered this week separated by just 3.5 games from division leader Potomac after the Nationals' walk-off 3-2 home victory over visiting Carolina on Saturday night at G. Richard Pfitzner Stadium in Woodbridge.
A 17-year-old male was arrested without indecent and charged with 4 counts of attempted murder, 1 count of arson of an occupied dwelling and 1 count of manufacturing an explosive device/materials or fire bomb after an arson fire broke out on the 13700 block of Marbury Lane in Woodbridge. The fire began at 4:30 a.m. on July 27. The occupants, 4 adults, safely evacuated the home without injury and were assisted by the Red Cross.
Four Prince William-area lawmakers contacted Gov. Terry McAuliffe last week about the issue of unaccompanied immigrant children, but the governor responded that the federal government and a Bristow nonprofit might better address their concerns. Republican Dels. Jackson Miller and Tim Hugo sent the Democratic governor a letter July 15, seeking details on what it costs the state to provide care for the immigrants, classified as "unaccompanied alien children."
Cpl. Ronny “Tony” Porta lost two friends when his Humvee struck an improvised explosive device in Iraq on May 5, 2007. Porta survived, but he lost an arm, three fingers on his other hand, and suffered severe burns over most of his body. He wondered if he would ever have the things he wanted in life: love, family and a real home.
This summer the Pied Piper Theatre will be holding summer camp at the Hylton Performing Arts Center. Theatre Express is a two-week camp for ages 8-12 that explores acting, improvisation, dance, musical theater, stage combat, mime, juggling, music and voice. The group will be offering two Theatre Express camps over the summer.
(BPT) - Giving your home a stylish update can sometimes seem like a daunting and expensive task. But, it's actually easier than ever with the right mindset and design inspiration. Everyday items can easily be up-cycled while a couple of inexpensive projects can be completed for a quick style revamp of your space on almost any budget. Follow these tips to freshen up your home from the outside in and you'll be amazed at the impact.
Since I took office in 2008, we have worked together to transform our community and create what I call a New Woodbridge - a smart growth community that attracts high-paying jobs, reduces traffic congestion, and preserves residential neighborhoods. As a result of our efforts, over $1 billion in public and private investment is now coming to our community.