Prince William News
Fri., Aug. 28 - From Aug. 24 to Sept. 25, members of the Northern Virginia Community College art faculty will have their work on display around the Manassas campus. The exhibit will feature the work of assistant professor Matt Piney in the Colgan Gallery.
Thu., Aug. 27 - Jane Beyer of the Prince William County Area Free Clinic (PWCAFC), Sandra DeVaux, Maureen Caddigan, Frank Lasch of Azalea Charities, Linda Franklin, executive director of PWCAFC and Rebecca Sinclair stand by as Azalea Charities gives a $5000 check to the clinic in order to aid homeless and jobless veterans in the area.
Wed., Aug. 26 - At the point of ignition, the burning man captured the fire with his cape and strode step-by-step across the dirt and mud of the Prince William County Fairgrounds grandstand. Looking like the human torch in a Rammstein pyrotechnic show, Levi Troutman never ran to safety; he strode there step by step with fans cheering, screaming, clapping and staring intently at him. Better known as the Kamakazie Kid, or just "that guy with the mohawk," Troutman himself became invisible during his intermission performance at the Monster Truck rally held for the fourth straight year in Manassas.
Wed., Aug. 26 - Last week, a Prince William County officer shot a Woodbridge man following a domestic dispute. County police reports did not release the officer’s name but the wounded suspect, 25-year-old Yonatan Nega Marufe, survived the shooting. He was released from the hospital and is now in police custody.
Wed., Aug. 26 - On Aug. 26, it will be 95 years since the passing of the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which finally gave women the right to vote. The amendment was originally introduced in 1878 and not passed until more than 40 years later on Aug. 26, 1920.
Wed., Aug. 26 - The week that started on such a positive note for the Potomac Nationals ended with a winnow gap to qualify for the postseason. Potomac entered this week in worse shape than they began last week after losing two out of three road games to Carolina League Northern Division leader Lynchburg. Losses on Friday and Sunday night put the Nationals (25-30, second half) 6.5 games behind the Hillcats (32-24) with 14 games remaining in the regular season.
Wed., Aug. 26 - The Gainesville-Haymarket Baseball League 14-year-old all-star team started the Babe Ruth League post-season back in early July, collecting 60 runs over three games to earn a sweep of the District 8 playoffs. Up next: the state title, captured a week later in four games. For the Southeast Regional tournament, the all-stars from western Prince William and Fauquier played another five games and clinched their berth back to the World Series with five Ws and no Ls.
Wed., Aug. 26 - Caila Chavez is a 7-year-old River Oaks Elementary School student who found a way to come out of her shell. Her mother, Cherrie Chavez, described her as “a typical shy girl.” That was the case, anyway, until the Woodbridge girl took to the stage in her first ever beauty pageant.
Tue., Aug. 25 - Forget about the dog days of summer, the Prince William County Animal Shelter reports that more cats than ever are calling the shelter home. According to Prince William County animal control, cats and kittens are being dropped of at the shelter for a number of reasons, although moving and allergies seem to be the most frequent reasons. Shelter workers are reporting a purr-fect store of feline over population as cat cages at the shelter overflow, with the cat crowding currently one-third over capacity.
Tue., Aug. 25 - It's just after midnight, Tuesday morning. Deadline has long since passed, the inner corners of my eyes are light shades of bloodshot pink and I'm finally on my last story. That yoga class at 5:45 yesterday morning in Haymarket did wonders for my ability to sustain the marathon work day but, I'll be honest, I'm a bit tired. After nine years, two months and two weeks, I could use a nap.
NOVA faculty art on display
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The exhibit will feature the work of assistant professor Matt Piney in the Colgan Gallery.
According to the Pinney, his images encourage viewers to break with their expectations of what a work of art should be and to see it through a unique aesthetic lens.
Works by other artists will also be on display around the campus and a reception to meet the artists is scheduled for Sept. 16 from 12 to 1 p.m.
The reception and exhibition are free and open to the public.
The Colgan Hall gallery is located on the NOVA-Manassas campus, at 6901 Sudley Road.
The gallery is open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays.
Parking is free at the campus after 4 p.m.
For more information, contact Rosemary Gallick at email@example.com.