Prince William News
Sun., Dec. 21 - On Dec. 21, 2014 two adults and two children were displaced due to a fire in the 9600 block of Fairview Avenue in the City of Manassas. The family was at church when the fire started.
Sun., Dec. 21 - (BPT) - While homeowners may not immediately think of their attic as a major source of energy loss, the reality is that as much as 25 percent of the energy lost in the average American home occurs there. As the weather gets cold, you may be inclined to increase the thermostat to maintain a warm and comfortable home.
Sun., Dec. 21 - The Health Center, located in Woodbridge and Manassas, will offer assistance with enrollment in the Affordable Care Act. Assistance is offered by appointment until Feb. 15, 2015.
Sat., Dec. 20 - On Dec. 20 at 5:37 a.m., officers responded to a residence located in the 15500 block of Winding Creek Drive in Dumfries to assist the Department of Fire and Rescue with an injury which was initially reported as being caused by a firework. Upon further evaluation, rescue personnel determined that the injury was actually a gunshot wound.
Sat., Dec. 20 - On December 19th at 10:02PM, officers responded to the 10100 block of Portsmouth Rd in Manassas (20109) to investigate a shooting. Police initially received multiple reports of shots fired in the above area but did not locate the parties involved. While on scene investigating, four individuals arrived at an area hospital, three of which were suffering from gunshot related injuries. Two of the victims, a 27 year old man of Warrenton and a 49 year old woman of Manassas, were both flown to a trauma center for further evaluation.
Sat., Dec. 20 - (BPT) - Winter's frigid temperatures are on their way, and if you wait until the cold hits to finally start winterizing your home, it may already be too late to prevent home damage. "You need to winterize your home while the weather is still warmer just as you would winterize your car," says Bill Loden, president of the American Society of Home Inspectors.
Sat., Dec. 20 - If there is one word in the English language that American service members and their families hold dear, it is the word “home.” “Home” is the one common denominator that comrades in arms can banter about in the barracks, brag about in the mess hall, and long for during times of loneliness. Moments like these will be brought to life in a new exhibit called “Welcome Home” at the National Museum of the Marine Corps.
Fri., Dec. 19 - More than 150 seniors were on hand Dec. 4 for the 23rd annual Senior Citizens Holiday Celebration at the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College. Guests were treated to a meal, festive entertainment and a visit from Santa. Thanks to donations from local businesses and NOVA employees, every senior took home at least one donated gift.
Fri., Dec. 19 - Project Mend-A-House has moved from the Prince William County Complex to the Falcon Building at 9500 Technology Drive, suite 101 in Manassas. The new location consolidates office and storage space in a single location.
Fri., Dec. 19 - The principals of Rotary International are ones everyone could strive to follow. The “Four-Way Test,” a nonpartisan and nonsectarian ethical guide Rotarians use for their personal and professional relationships, asks four things to guide what they think, say or do: Is it the truth? Is it fair to all concerned? Will it build goodwill and better friendships? Will it be beneficial to all concerned?
Manassas fire displaces family
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City of Manassas Fire and Rescue units were dispatched to the scene and extinguished the fire.
Red Cross is assisting the family.
City of Manassas Fire and Rescue would like to remind residents that during the holidays, please remember to unplug any Christmas lights on the tree or on the house when going to sleep or leaving your home.