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The Young Marines Raises Money at Annual Golf Tournament

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Provided by The Young Marines The Young Marines, a national youth organization, raised $45,000 at its annual golf tournament held Sept. 24 at the Medal of Honor Golf Course at Marine Corps Base Quantico. For more than a decade, vendors who are in town for the Modern-Day Marine Expo, members of the Marine Corps League, and supporters of the Young Marines, …

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Veterans Day Events from Flags for Heroes

Provided by Lake Ridge Rotary Lake Ridge Rotary is hosting the inaugural “Flags For Heroes” event.  We have raised and are currently flying “100 Flags in Honor of 100 Years,” celebrating Armistice/Veterans Day.  The display is at Memorial Park in front of the Prince William County Complex. We are hosting an “All Veterans Muster” at 4:30 a. m. on Sunday, …

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Sheetz Celebrates Veterans Day with Free Meal

Sheetz, Veterans Day, free meal, free carwash

Provided by Sheetz Sheetz will show its respect and gratitude for veterans and active duty military personnel on Veterans Day by offering a free meal and a free carwash. On Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, Sheetz invites all veterans and active duty military personnel to enjoy a free six- inch turkey sub and a regular size fountain drink. Sheetz locations offering carwashes will provide …

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OWL VFD Helps Replace Smoke Detector Batteries

River Ridge, OWL VFD, smoke alarm battery replacement

Provided by Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Fire Department (OWL VFD) O.W.L. V.F.D members visited more than 55 homes this weekend in the River Ridge community to test smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and change batteries. Residents were ready with new batteries in hand and open doors to welcome the fire fighters. Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Fire Department reminds residents that one easy step can …

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Daylight Saving Time Ends Nov. 4

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Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, Nov. 4. As you turn your clocks back, the Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue ( would like to remind residents to change the battery in their smoke alarms. When properly installed and maintained, working smoke alarms save lives and protect against injury and loss due to fire. You …

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Residential Burglaries and Larcenies from Auto

Prince William County Police

Provided by Prince William County Police There have been recent reports of Larcenies from Autos and Residential Burglaries in the Dale City, Lake Ridge and Manassas areas. Suspects are entering vehicles, taking valuables from the vehicles and removing the garage door openers to enter the home and take valuables. Remember: Keep all doors and windows locked, even if at home. …

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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween, trick or treat

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue The Prince William Department of Fire & Rescue presents the following Halloween safety tips. Each year, a number of children are injured or killed on this night of masquerade, treats and fun. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, children are more than twice as likely to be hit by a vehicle and killed on Halloween than on …

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Nominations Open for Marine Corps Heritage Foundation Awards

Provided by Marine Corps Heritage Foundation Nominations are open for the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation 2019 Annual Awards Program. Each year the Foundation presents a series of awards for creative works preserving or advancing Marine Corps history, traditions, culture or service. Marines and civilians are eligible to submit their own artistic entries or the distinguished work of others. Awards will …

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Conversation with the Chief

Conversation with the Chief, Prince William County Police, Chief Barry Barnard

Provided by Prince William County Police Chief Barry Barnard of the Prince William County Police Department will host a “Conversation with the Chief.” The event will be held on Thursday, Oct. 11 at Minnieville Elementary School, 13639 Greenwood Drive, Woodbridge, beginning at 7:00 p. m.. We would like to extend an invitation to those who live in the community and the surrounding area to come out, meet the …

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National Test of Wireless Emergency Alert System & Emergency Alert System

FEMA national alert test national emergency system test

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue There will be a national test of the wireless emergency alert system and the emergency alert system on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Federal Communications Commission will conduct a nation-wide test of the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system, as well as a test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS). …

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