In 2011, I may have disturbed you, troubled you, irritated you and bugged you. Today, I just wanted to tell you that in 2012, I plan to keep it up. Some things never change. An optimist stays up until midnight to see the New Year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old […]

Word of the Day.

I am a reader.  Not a life long reader, but for the last fifteen years or so, I’ve averaged three books a week.  So, although considered a ‘late bloomer’ I think that the recent past makes me ‘avid’, right?  It started with a biography I picked up on, of all people, Richard Pryor.  Mr. Pryor […]


Yule be happy to know that Christmas is right around the corner. I wanted you to be aware of some of the cast for our upcoming holiday season that just can’t wait to serve you. Carl the Comet Blake, Sarah the Vixen Barnett, Martha Mistletoe Brinson, Jolly Jennifer Deuterman, Ron Ring in The New Year […]

Diving right into the fun

Hey City of Manassas Park! My name is Brian Hanifin, I am your new teen coordinator. I am looking forward to meeting everyone.  To give you some background about me. I was born and raised local from the City of Manassas, I graduated from Osbourn High School. I went on to wrestle at James Madison University […]


Each year we begin Christmas with traditions that we grew up with. We feast on great food, enjoy the company of friends and family and hopefully a little time off work, too! There are, however, some pretty crazy things you may not know about Christmas.  I went on a search to see what I could […]

The Reason for the Season

Hi everyone, my name is Sue Jurjevic; I have been a resident of Manassas Park for all of about 1 year of my life. I have the wonderful opportunity to not only to live in Manassas Park; but I also get to be a part of and give back to our city and community everyday. […]


I am feeling a bit selfish today. I was looking for something on the bookshelf, when the bats in the belfry let me know it was twelve o’clock. I found it, a shovelful on the right and a barrelful on the left. Something I have always wanted, two big piles of self-awareness. Just for me, myself and […]