Prince William News
Mon., Mar. 30 - Chinn Park Regional Library will be closed from May 17 through June 8 so that the circulation desk can be remodeled. Sandra Oliver, the Chinn Park Regional Library Branch Administrator, said the “significant” renovation will include new lighting, better access, more visibility and ease of use for staff and library patrons. The library system chose to remodel in May before they gear up for the summer programs.
Mon., Mar. 30 - Friction Farm, a husband and wife team of traveling troubadours touring the country, will be making a stop in at the Bull Run Unitarian Universalist Church, 9350 Main St. in Manassas, on April 17 at 7 p.m.
Sun., Mar. 29 - The Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College, located at 6901 Sudley Road in Manassas, will host a free writing conference on April 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to including lunch.
Sun., Mar. 29 - The City of Manassas recently issued a statement warning residents and business of a new payment scam.
Sat., Mar. 28 - Northern Virginia Family Service will be providing free enrollment assistance during the Affordable Care Act Special Enrollment Period from March 15 to April 30.
Sat., Mar. 28 - Registration begins on March 31 for Northern Virginia Community College’s summer session. Classes in the 12-week session begin on May 18 and end on Aug. 9. Classes in the six-week sessions start on May 18 and June 29. For details or to register, visit nvcc.edu or call 703-323-3000.
Sat., Mar. 28 - Ann Cohen provided an excellent summary of the issues regarding immigration (“Opponents show crass self-interest,” in the March 11, 2015 “Times”).
Fri., Mar. 27 - Late last month, the Prince William Chamber of Commerce voted to fill two vacancies on its board of directors. Richard Wingo of Micron Technology and Eric Tatum of Dominion Virginia Power were unanimously approved to serve as representatives from their respective companies.
Fri., Mar. 27 - On March 20 SERVE celebrated 40 years as Prince William's most prominent local charity for underprivileged families. The anniversary was celebrated with a dinner and dance at the Continental Events Center in Manassas. The SERVE campus houses a 92-bed shelter for homeless families, an 8,800 square foot food distribution center and an Early Head Start classroom.
Fri., Mar. 27 - When T. Clay Wood Elementary School’s Virginia state flag started to look a little rough around the edges, principal Andrew Buchheit wanted something special to replace it. He contacted Prince William Del. Rich Anderson (R-51st) during the General Assembly session and Anderson put in a request.