Thursday, December 20, 2012
One Manassas Park restaurant was cited for soiled cutting boards and dirty floors while a Manassas eatery was cited for having open employee drink containers around food.
Want to know how area restaurants performed in their last Virginia Department of Health inspection? Restaurants in the Commonwealth are inspected between one and four times a year. There are two types of violations: critical and non-critical. What's the difference? Critical violations, unless corrected, can contribute to "food contamination, illness or environmental degradation," according to the state health department. Non-critical violations are not as severe, but can lead to critical violations if not corrected. How It Works Clicking on the restaurant name will bring you to the business' page in the Patch directory of local businesses. Clicking here will bring you to VDH's web page where you can find detailed information on any of …
Monday, October 29, 2012
At 9 p.m. Manassas Park had full power, according to the Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative outage center.
Very few Manassas Park and Manassas residents were in the dark Monday, despite a torrent of winds and rains spilling from the skies as the remnants of Hurricane Sandy, now known as an extra tropical depression, made its way onshore. About 100 Manassas customers were without power around 9 p.m. after a power line went down at Traveller Street and Fort Drive, Manassas City communications manager Patty Prince said. There are traffic lights out at the intersections of Center Street and Stonewall Road, Center Street and Lee Avenue, and at the intersection of Center Street and Wellington Road. In neighboring Prince William County, some in the Greater Manassas area, about 10,000 people were without power, according to the Northern Virginia …
Monday, October 15, 2012
The festival is also a health fair.
A Fall Festival and Health Fair is planned for Oct. 27 at Manassas Christian School in Manassas Park. The festivities start at 10 a.m. and doesn't stop until 2 p.m. and include face painting, crafts, food and the famed moon bounce. Craft table rentals are available for just $35, school staff said. A pumpkin patch will also be on site. The school is also looking for volunteers to help with the set up of games and rides and clean up on the day of the event. Manassas Christian School is located at 9296 W. Carondelet Dr. For more information about the event, call 703-393-6555.
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Manassas Park City Council voted Tuesday to approve a $55 million retail and residential development they voted down less than a month ago.
Friday, August 3, 2012
City would swap its land for a renovated City Hall building or space in a brand-new building. Acquisition of General Ridge's Golf Course by Manassas-based company also part of negotiations.
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Governing body turns down $4.56 million upfront payment.
Monday, July 23, 2012
Manassas Park City Council hears proposal for $4 million and a free office building or office space for 40 acres of land.
A Manassas-based company is offering the city of Manassas Park outright ownership of a two-story building plus $4 million in change for land the city owns behind the City Center development on Manassas Drive. The proposed deal was discussed during a marathon of public hearings Tuesday on matters ranging from a $24 million proposed development to the height of private fences in the city. All in all, six public hearings were held during the meeting, which was just shy of four hours long. The first hearing concerned city staff recommendation for council to accept a proposal from Manassas-based EPI Partners to build an office building and a parking garage on city-owned land behind City Center. The building would be one of many steps the city …
Monday, July 2, 2012
Work should be completed today, NOVEC said.
Update, 12 p.m. Thursday: Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC) crews are working today to restore power at the final location affected by Friday's storm. Work is expected to be completed today, bringing the final five NOVEC customers back on line, according to a press release issued by the company Thursday. The thunderstorms on July 4 caused some additional outages. Customers who lost power from these storms should all be back in service today, as well. Initially, 37,000 were left without power following the storm. NOVEC officials say the derecho storm was one of the most challenging ever faced by the Cooperative. “Damage was wide-spread and extensive, from Point of Rocks at the Virginia–Maryland border to the Hartwood area in…
Thursday, April 5, 2012
A pedestrian suffered a back injury after jumping out of the path of a Virginia Railway Express train Wednesday evening.
A person walking along the train tracks just north of Manassas Park was injured while trying to elude a Virginia Railway Express train Wednesday night, according to WUSA 9. The pedestrian suffered a back injury after jumping off the tracks as VRE Train 337 approached, Manassas City Fire Department officials told WUSA. The person was not struck by the train, but was taken to a local hospital for treatment. The train stopped while the person received medical attention, but was on the move again a short time later.
Monday, March 12, 2012
Where do you go for the holiday?
Where do you celebrate with a bit of the luck o’ the Irish for St. Patrick’s Day? Leave a review on the listings below and vote in the poll. Center for the Arts—Blarney Ball Old Town Manassas—St. Patrick's Day Parade Hard Times Cafe & Cue —St. Patrick's Day Bash Glory Days Grill City Square Cafe Philadelphia Tavern Okra's City Tavern Grille Old Towne Sports Pub Clarke's Grille & Sports Emporium Is your favorite St. Patrick’s Day location not on the list? Vote for it by adding it in the comments section below. Voting closes at 9 a.m. Friday and a winner will be announced by noon. Because the poll is not scientific, it is not the sole consideration in choosing a winner. The winner will be determined by the Patch editor, based on poll …