Sunday, April 24, 2005

Manassas Police Officer Mourned
Lieutenant Remembered For Dedication and Wit
By Tara Young, Page PW01
    Some knew him as J.K., others as Jimmy, and still others just called him Jim.

County Teachers to Get Tailored Career Development
By Ian Shapira, Page PW01
    By the beginning of the 2006-07 academic year, schoolteachers in Prince William County should have a new professional development program offering courses that will be more specialized and tailored to their experience levels, school administrators said last week.

Letters To the Editor
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    Bad Owners Can Make Good Dogs Dangerous
As a dog trainer, behavioral consultant and developer of a dog safety program, as well as a parent of two small children, I felt compelled to comment on who truly makes a dangerous dog -- we do ["Dangers From Dogs Open to Dispute," Prince William Extra, April 17]. Humans determine how safe or dangerous their dogs will be, regardless of breed or cross.

High School Troupes Score Hits With Classic Shows
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    'Damn Yankees' Woodbridge High
The score is 10-0. The team at bat is the Washington Senators, and they're losing to the New York Yankees . . . again. The game is being played in Woodbridge High School's production of "Damn Yankees."

'The Fantasticks' Osbourn Park High
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    'The Fantasticks' Osbourn Park High
Boy loves girl. Boy gets girl. Boy loses girl. Boy gets girl back and all ends happily ever after. This plot, found in so many Broadway musicals, provided the structure for Osbourn Park's production of "The Fantasticks," by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt.

'Children of Eden' Manassas Park High
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    'Children of Eden' Manassas Park High
"In the beginning . . . God said, 'Let there be light'; and there was light. And God saw that the light was good; and God . . . " We all know the story. Fast-forward roughly seven days, 6,000 years and a few hundred evolutionary changes later, and a new version of the story emerges in the form of the musical "Children of Eden" at Manassas Park High School

'South Pacific' Hylton High School
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    'South Pacific' Hylton High School
Alluring hula girls and mischievous sailors dominated the stage, while an infectious tropical atmosphere filled the auditorium. Where else could we be but at Hylton High School's production of "South Pacific"?

Prince William Community Events April 24-30
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    Sunday 24
CONCERT, violin and viola. 2 p.m., Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. Free; registration requested. 703-792-4800.

Coaching Is a Family Affair at Osbourn and Potomac
By Dan Bowman, Page PW12
    Glen Strickland saw right through the April Fool's joke.

Osbourn Park Gets Defensive
Yellow Jackets Top Forest Park for 7th Shutout of the Season
By Rich Campbell, Page PW13
    The vocal leaders on Osbourn Park's defense, such as seniors Phil Purdy and Cullen McKenzie, enabled the Yellow Jackets' boys' soccer team to switch this season to an alignment featuring four defenders instead of three. So far, the change has worked magnificently.

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SUMMER CAMPS: Coach Danny Lawray will hold his annual camps for boys and girls ages 9-16, 6-9:30 p.m. June 20-24 and July 25-29 at Benton Middle School on Hoadly Road in Manassas. Cost: $100, which includes a camp jersey and booklet. Information: Coach Lawray, 571-242-8241, or by mail at 7411 Hoadly Rd., Manassas, Va. 20112.

Appeals Court Upholds Verdict in Sword Killing
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    RICHMOND -- The Virginia Court of Appeals on Tuesday affirmed the murder and conspiracy convictions of a woman who arranged the sword slaying of her father in Loudoun County.

Crime Watch

Crime Report
Prince William Crime Watch
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    Prince William
The following incidents were recently reported by Prince William County police. For more information, call 703-792-7245.

Home Sales

Home Sales
Prince William Home Sales
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    The following home sales were recently recorded in Prince William County and supplied to The Washington Post by the Prince William County Real Estate Assessments Office. To find sale and assessment records for homes in Prince William and elsewhere in the Washington area, go to

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