Press Room 2018 All Archives

December Happenings at the Manassas Museum  and Around the City December Happenings at the Manassas Museum and Around the City
The Manassas Museum features not only history, but great experiential learning with seminars, talks, tours and more.
November Happenings around the City November Happenings around the City
The Manassas Museum features not only history, but great experiential learning with seminars, talks, tours and more.
New Park in the City of Manassas New Park in the City of Manassas
The Mayor and Council have agreed to terms to purchase 3.65 acres of land and the structure on it known as Annaburg Manor from the Prince William Hospital Corporation for $846,000.
Residential Fire Affects Two Townhomes Residential Fire Affects Two Townhomes
The City of Manassas Fire and Rescue Department responded to a working residential structure fire at 4 a.m. this morning in the 9200 block of Taney Road.
City of Manassas Wins Governor’s Technology Award City of Manassas Wins Governor’s Technology Award
At a conference last week, City of Manassas GIS and Airport staff received the Governor’s Technology Award for their new app - the Regional Airport Inspection Application.
Tourism Press Release Tourism Press Release
New 24/7 Medic Unit in Manassas New 24/7 Medic Unit in Manassas
The City of Manassas Fire and Rescue Department is putting their second 24-hour medic unit in-service at the Manassas Volunteer Fire Company (Station 501).
September Happenings at the Manassas Museum September Happenings at the Manassas Museum
The Manassas Museum features not only history, but great experiential learning with seminars, talks, tours and more.
Manassas History Weekend – Aug. 24-26 Manassas History Weekend – Aug. 24-26
On Aug. 24-26, the City of Manassas will host the first-ever Manassas History Weekend. This year, the City will honor the service of veterans from past and present, focus on this region's wartime and peacetime military history, and include activities for all interests and ages.
Manassas Co-work Space Wins Statewide Award Manassas Co-work Space Wins Statewide Award
CenterFuse, a co-work space and small business incubator located in Historic Downtown Manassas, took home top honors in the Outstanding Business of the Year category at the recent Virginia Main Street (VMS) Conference in Harrisonburg, VA.
City of Manassas Fire & Rescue Captain Completes International Professional Designation City of Manassas Fire & Rescue Captain Completes International Professional Designation
Captain Matthew Fox from the City of Manassas Fire and Rescue Department has been conferred a designation that only 448 others have achieved worldwide.
Dr. Pepper Snapple Group and Keep America Beautiful  Bring Recycling to E.G. Smith Baseball Complex Dr. Pepper Snapple Group and Keep America Beautiful Bring Recycling to E.G. Smith Baseball Complex
City of Manassas residents visiting the E.G. Smith Baseball Complex should expect to see a cleaner public park this spring thanks to a significant grant made possible by Dr. Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS) in collaboration with national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful.
Aviation Adventures at the Manassas Regional Airport  gets Certified by FAA Aviation Adventures at the Manassas Regional Airport gets Certified by FAA
Aviation Adventures, based out of the Manassas Regional Airport, has received Examining Authority from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for their Private Pilot (Single Engine), Instrument Rating, and Commercial Pilot (Single Engine) Courses.
Manassas Regional Airport Director Recognized by NATA Manassas Regional Airport Director Recognized by NATA
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) has recognized Juan Rivera, Airport Director at the Manassas Regional Airport with the Airport Executive Partnership of the Year for 2017. This award was given as part of the Industry Excellence Awards NATA presents annually.
Manassas Community Conversations begin June 19 Manassas Community Conversations begin June 19
The City of Manassas will kick off 2018 Comprehensive Plan update by inviting citizens to targeted Community Conversations beginning June 19, 2018 at 7 p.m. at the Martin K. Alloy Boys and Girls club at 9501 Dean Park Lane. This first session will be a visioning session on land use.
Police action at Round Elementary Police action at Round Elementary
On Tuesday, June 5, at approximately 1 p.m., Manassas City Police received a call from Prince William County Police Emergency Communications Center advising that they received a 9-1-1 call from an unknown male stating he had a gun and was experiencing a mental health crisis near a Manassas City Public School. The phone call was disconnected before Prince William County dispatch could obtain further information from the male subject.
June Happenings at the Manassas Museum June Happenings at the Manassas Museum
The Manassas Museum features not only history, but great experiential learning with seminars, talks, tours and more.
Keep Manassas Beautiful Wins Award Keep Manassas Beautiful Wins Award
The City of Manassas Keep Manassas Beautiful group has been recognized by Keep America Beautiful with the President’s Circle Award.
Tourism Impact for the City of Manassas Tourism Impact for the City of Manassas
Today the Governor released 2017 preliminary state economic impact data from U.S. Travel Association. This information illustrates the impact tourism and domestic travel has on the economy.
Former City Manager John G. Cartwright Passes Away Former City Manager John G. Cartwright Passes Away
The City of Manassas is sad to report that John G. Cartwright, Former City of Manassas City Manager (1986 – 1999), has passed away in his hometown of Traverse City, Michigan.
One Love Manassas May 18-20 One Love Manassas May 18-20
May 18 – 20 the City of Manassas and Historic Manassas, Inc. will be hosting an array of talented artists, performers and speakers in the Historic Downtown.
2018 Outstanding Volunteers 2018 Outstanding Volunteers
On April 24, 2018, the City of Manassas recognized volunteers including 11 that were recognized for being outstanding in 2018.
New Exhibit at the Manassas Museum About Beer Baron Robert Portner New Exhibit at the Manassas Museum About Beer Baron Robert Portner
Opening this Friday, April 13 at 7 p.m., Living the American Dream, the new exhibit at the Manassas Museum, tells the story of German immigrant Robert Portner, the Washington, D.C. beer baron. He was an entrepreneur, a philanthropist and a Manassas resident.
Manassas Reads Event Manassas Reads Event
On Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. the City of Manassas, Manassas City Public Schools and the Prince William Public Library System will host Manassas Reads. This is a reading and book give away event designed to share the joy of reading with the community.
Manassas Regional Airport FBO  Named #1 FBO in the World Manassas Regional Airport FBO Named #1 FBO in the World
The Manassas Regional Airport has two Fixed Based Operators (FBO’s) and one of those has been named the number one FBO in the world for line services by the Aviation International News pilot survey.
Tree City USA and Arbor Day Celebration Tree City USA and Arbor Day Celebration
The City of Manassas has been named a Tree City USA for the 28th year by the Arbor Foundation in honor of the City’s commitment to effective urban forest management.
Osbourn Artists Featured at New Exhibit Osbourn Artists Featured at New Exhibit
There is a new exhibit in The Hall at City Hall featuring the work of Osbourn High School students. These students are incredibly talented and each one-of-a-kind piece is a creation through the artists eye.
April Happenings at the Manassas Museum April Happenings at the Manassas Museum
The Manassas Museum features not only history, but great experiential learning with seminars, talks, tours and more.
Media Advisory – WEA Test Media Advisory – WEA Test
City of Manassas, VA . . . Participating in Regional Test of Wireless Emergency Alert System - Country’s first live regional test using geo-target capabilities, reaching up to 5.2M
Best of The Region Art Winners Announced Best of The Region Art Winners Announced
Now showing in the Hall at City Hall, the Best of the Region Art Show featuring the work of artists from this region. This juried show is presented by p-ART-ners professional network with sponsorships from Arcadia Art Studio, Art Guild of Clifton, Diesel Easel, Manassas Art Guild and Prince William Art Society.
Fire Displaces Six Fire Displaces Six
At 8:08 p.m. on March 19, Fire and Rescue units from the City of Manassas, Manassas Park, and Prince William County responded to a fire at 9011 Centreville Road (Manassas Mobile Home Park) for a report of a mobile home fire.
New Immersive Exhibit at the Manassas Museum New Immersive Exhibit at the Manassas Museum
Beginning March 19, 2018 a new immersive exhibit will open at the Manassas Museum. Annie’s Porch: This Was Manassas, spotlights the universal storytelling tradition of talking on the front porch with friends.
One Love Manassas - A Multi-media Art Weekend One Love Manassas - A Multi-media Art Weekend
The City of Manassas and Historic Manassas, Inc. are hosting a new three-day multi-media art event called One Love Manassas.
City selects Architectural Firm to design Public Safety Building City selects Architectural Firm to design Public Safety Building
Hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum, PC, (HOK) an award-winning global design, architecture, engineering and planning firm, has been selected to design the new City of Manassas Public Safety Facility on Grant Avenue.
Great American Cleanup Challenge Great American Cleanup Challenge
Keep Manassas Beautiful is launching the first Great American Cleanup Challenge to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Keep America Beautiful's Great American Cleanup.
March Happenings at the Manassas Museum March Happenings at the Manassas Museum
The Manassas Museum features not only history, but great experiential learning with seminars, talks, tours and more.
New Finance Director Selected New Finance Director Selected
Diane Bergeron was selected from a pool of more than 50 applicants to be Director of Finance for the City of Manassas beginning Feb. 26, 2018.
New Exhibit at The Hall in City Hall New Exhibit at The Hall in City Hall
The Hall at City Hall has a new exhibit featuring City of Manassas government staff photography.
Black History Month Celebration Black History Month Celebration
The City of Manassas Black History Month Celebration included a WWII vet, an aspiring journalist, Head of Collections of the National Museum of African American History and Culture and the newly appointed president of the Boys & Girls Club.
Manassas Regional Airport Ranks #1 in Jobs, Wages & Economic Activity Manassas Regional Airport Ranks #1 in Jobs, Wages & Economic Activity
The Virginia Department of Aviation just released the Economic Impact Study of 57 General Aviation and nine commercial airports.
East End Mobile Home Park Sold East End Mobile Home Park Sold
The City of Manassas is pleased to announce that the East End Mobile Home Park has been sold to Catholics for Housing.