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MANASSAS CITY HOSTS ANNUAL PUBLIC UTILITIES DAY; FREE FAMILY EVENT and DIGGER DEMO

MANASSAS CITY HOSTS ANNUAL PUBLIC UTILITIES DAY; FREE FAMILY EVENT and DIGGER DEMO

On Sat., Oct. 11, the City of Manassas Utilities and Public Works department is hosting their annual Public Utilities Day event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at their facility at 8500 Public Works Drive in Manassas, Va. The event features free tours of the facility, various utility displays, electric city, water shed, sewer shed and digger derrick demonstrations, kids’ activities, raffle prizes, a barbecue lunch by Virginia Barbecue, ice cream by Nathan’s and Miss Lyn balloonist. For more information, go to www.manassascity.org, or contact Ana Davis 703-257-8276.

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CARMELLOS/MONZA SUPPORT BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

CARMELLOS/MONZA SUPPORT BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

Carmellos and Monza are supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month, from Th., Oct. 2 to Oct. 31. Carmello’s will offer their ‘Go Pink’ dish of Lamb Meatballs with Fettuccine with 10 percent of the dish being donated to the American Cancer Society, while Monza is giving away 10 percent of all their pizza sales throughout October. For more information, go to www.carmellos.com or www.eatmonza.com.

“Breast cancer affects so many, whether it be a friend, mother, sister, daughter, and we’re committed to support any efforts to help eradicate and support breast cancer research,” said Alice Pires, owner of Carmello’s and Monza in Old Town Manassas, Va. “Enjoy some delicious lamb or pizza and help support breast cancer awareness,” said Pires.

WEAR PINK in OCT.; BELLEZZA SPA SUPPORTS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

WEAR PINK in OCT.; BELLEZZA SPA SUPPORTS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

Bellezza Spa of Centreville, Va. is donning pink in October in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month . Each customer that wears pink to their appointment in October, Bellezza Spa donates $5 to the American Cancer Society. Customers will also be entered to win a FREE oxygen-infused facial, valued at $150, which will be awarded in November. For more information, go to www.bellezzaspava.com or call 703.266.0063.

Bellezza Spa will donate $5 for each service valued at $50 or more.

“We’re are reminding all of our October customers to wear pink this October and help us support Breast Cancer Awareness,” said Paola Berrios, owner of Bellezza Spa of Centreville, Va. “Most of us know someone that has been affected by breast cancer, and we want to do our part to call attention to prevention, research and screenings, just wear pink,” said Berrios.

MANASSAS UTILITIES NOW OFFERS E-BILLING TO ITS CUSTOMERS

MANASSAS UTILITIES NOW OFFERS E-BILLING TO ITS CUSTOMERS

City of Manassas residents can now use a more convenient way of receiving and paying their utility bill online. They have the option to pay by electronic check for free or pay a nominal fee to use their credit card. As of Sept. 1, the City of Manassas had more than 800 customers that have paid bills online, and almost 500 are using e-billing, enabling electronic notifications of due dates. For more information, go to www.manassascity.org or call 703-257-8219.

Customers choosing to pay their bills by mail or in-person, can continue to do so.

For those customers who register for e-billing now through Nov. 30, they will be automatically entered for a raffle to win an Ipod Nano.

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NYC’s BROADWAY DANCER CENTER’s ELITE COMES TO METRO SCHOOL of the ARTS

NYC’s BROADWAY DANCER CENTER’s ELITE COMES TO METRO SCHOOL of the ARTS

Broadway Dance Center of New York City is the epicenter of elite dance training; some of their veteran dance staff are visiting Metropolitan School of the Arts (MSA) along with international dance teachers from New Zealand, Japan and Brazil. Classes are taught at the MSA Alexandria studio at 5775 Barclay Drive, and include master dance classes in street jazz, Broadway jazz, hip-hop, contemporary, rhythm tap, ballet, and Broadway tap on Sat., Sept. 20, from 3:15 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. and Sun., Sept. 21 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. For registration and class fees, go to www.metrpolitanarts.org.

“We’re honored to have such well-trained instructors from all over the world visit our studio, each with their own dance expertise, they share their skill and experience with our students from a real-world perspective,” said Melissa Dobbs, president of Metropolitan School of the Arts in Lorton and Alexandria, Va.

Man assaults passersby who tried to stop domestic fight


STERLING, Va. (WUSA9) -- Three men who intervened in a domestic altercation were assaulted by the man involved, Loudoun County police said.

It happened around 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of McPherson Circle and Ferguson Court in Sterling.

Several passers-by saw a man in a domestic altercation with a woman and confronted the man, identified as Justin L. Ashby, 30, of Aldie, police said.


Ashby then assaulted three of the men, according to police. He was eventually subdued by several witnesses.

Ashby was charged with three counts of assault
and was held at the Loudoun County Adult Detention
Center on a $2500 bond.


Police: Man charged in Sterling stabbing


STERLING, Va. (WUSA9) -- Deputies have arrested a man who they believe was involved in a stabbing of a man in a gang-related attack, according to Loudoun County Sheriff's Office authorities.

The stabbing occurred on Saturday at approximately 11:25 p.m. in the 100 block of Enterprise St. The victim told authorities that four Hispanic males, two in their late teens to early twenties, approached him on a pathway. One male brandished a firearm and assaulted the victim, say authorities. He demanded money from the victim and when the victim resisted, a second male stabbed him, according to authorities.

The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment of his serious injuries, say authorities. He remains hospitalized.

Authorities say the victim believed the attack may have been gang related. He told authorities that all of the men were wearing blue shirts.