Prince William News
Fri., Jul. 29 - The Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue held its graduation ceremony for Recruit Class 2016-1 at the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 22.
Fri., Jul. 29 - The first-ever Italian Water Circus in the U.S. is coming to Potomac Mills.
Fri., Jul. 29 - The seniors at the Woodbridge Senior Center aren't too cool for school.
Thu., Jul. 28 - The Town of Occoquan is throwing a party at the new River Mill Park this week.
Thu., Jul. 28 - A 16-year-old male juvenile from Woodbridge was arrested on July 27 in connection with a Feb. 19 robbery and a July 26 shooting.
Thu., Jul. 28 - For the first time, students had an opportunity to attend a youth summer medical camp at Prince William Medical Center.
Thu., Jul. 28 - Semper K9 Assistance Dogs is currently looking for a new place to call home.
Wed., Jul. 27 - The rust and dust should disappear from the grandstand at G. Richard Pfitzner Stadium before the Potomac Nationals take the field next season.
Wed., Jul. 27 - The Prince William Board of County Supervisors approved an amendment to the historic Thomasson Barn’s sales agreement with Silva Holdings, LLC on July 12 and agreed to give them more than $1 million to install utilities and a road.
Wed., Jul. 27 - The final suspect wanted for the March 18 murder of Javiel Rosado Santiago has been arrested.
Prince William DFR recruits complete training
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Battalion Chief Chris Granger presided over the ceremony for the Class 2016-1 which consisted of 26 fire and rescue technicians who successfully completed 26 weeks of rigorous academic and physical training at the department’s Public Safety Training Center in Nokesville.
Each student performed in excess of 1,100 hours of training with total class hours of over 26,000 hours combined. The training consisted of one week of orientation/study skills/health, nutrition and fitness, seven weeks of emergency medical training, 11 weeks of fire training, and seven weeks of specialized training.
The department announced the following graduates:
John Peddle, Jr.