Prince William News
**INCIDENTS** Residential Burglary – On September 17th at 2:00PM, officers responded to a residence located in the 7900 black of Ashland Ave in Manassas to investigate a burglary.
Novant Health officials and members of the community gathered on Sept. 11 to celebrate the addition of additional cancer facilities at Novant Health Cancer Center. The cancer center, located at the entrance of the Lake Manassas community, has acquired the TrueBeam system, which performs sophisticated radiosurgery procedures with pinpoint accuracy.
During the month of August, the Prince William Republican Committee conducted a back-to-school supply drive to benefit students in need. Under the guidance of the Prince William County Public Schools Education Foundation, or SPARK, the committee collected enough supplies to fill nine large boxes and delivered them to Fred Lynn Middle School and Elizabeth Vaughn Elementary School.
In the summer of 1861, the farms and fields surrounding Bristoe Station were filled with thousands of Confederate soldiers in what was then called Camp Jones. Disease and illness spread like wildfire and thousands died of sickness. Each year, the Civil War veterans of the camp are honored in ceremonies at what is now Bristoe Station Heritage Park.
On Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, fire marshals and police officers from the City ofManassas arrested four juveniles and charged each juvenile with three felony counts: destruction of property, manufacture of a firebomb, and attempted burning of an occupied dwelling.
A bomb threat has been reported at Lynn Middle School in Woodbridge.
One of the keys to Virginia’s economic success has been our diverse, abundant supply of energy sources. Virginia takes full advantage of our large quantities of coal, natural gas and nuclear energy to maintain affordable electricity prices and ensure a consistent, reliable supply for homes and businesses.
Sharp contrasts were on display Sept. 8 at a Northern Virginia Technology Council forum featuring incumbent U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D) and his Republican challenger, Ed Gillespie, but agreements also surfaced on several business-related topics, including sequestration, continuing the Research and Experimentation Tax Credit, reforming federal tax policy and striking an appropriate balance when it comes to cybersecurity and civil liberties.
The fight for control of the Fauquier County Republican Committee is headed to court. Four members of the county committee have sued the Republican Party of Virginia and the 1st Congressional District Republican Committee. The 1st District includes the lower part of Prince William County.
It’s time to start harvesting the summer garden crops. Gardeners might wonder what to do with the hordes of zucchini taking up space in their kitchens. Esther Miller grew up in Catlett in a Mennonite family with green thumbs.