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CITY OF MANASSAS OPERATION ROUND UP HELPS THOSE IN NEED

With searing heat and higher utility bills, the City of Manassas’ Operation Round Up is in full force, where customers that authorize the City of Manassas to "round up" their monthly electric bill to the next higher dollar. If the bill is $73.80, it is rounded up to $74 and the extra 20 cents is contributed to the Operation Round Up® fund.  Single donations from customers are also accepted, simply by adding the additional dollars to their payment with a notice that the overpayment is for Operation Round Up. Funds are transferred to Department of Family Services for distribution. For details, go to www.manassascity.org or call 703-257-8266.

Pucker Up! Cosmetic Company, EnvyDerm, Introduces Volumizing Lip Plumper and Intensive Lip Renewal

 Pucker Up! Cosmetic Company, EnvyDerm, Introduces Volumizing Lip Plumper and  Intensive Lip Renewal

Moroccan native and creator of EnvyDerm Cosmetics company, Nadia Smith, has now added two new products to her beauty repertoire: the spearmint Lip Volumizing and Conditioning Plumper and coconut Intensive Lip Renewal Therapy!

Vending Machines Make Technological Advances, Offering Organic Espresso Coffee, Health Food, Digital

Vending Machines Make Technological Advances, Offering Organic Espresso Coffee, Health Food, Digital

 

Vending machines have come a long way. While they started out being drab, boring, and stocked with often times old junk food options, today they are anything but. The new trend in vending machines today are those that are brightly colored, sleek, and high tech. So much so that they are stocked with all healthy foods options, and even grind up coffee beans and serve up a cup of organic coffee within seconds. In the vending industry, times have certainly changed, and that change has been fueled by a tech-savvy society.

ADVANTAGE PHYSICAL THERAPY TO OPEN SECOND LOCATION in MANASSAS

ADVANTAGE PHYSICAL THERAPY TO OPEN SECOND LOCATION in MANASSAS

Advantage Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, LLC of Gainesville, Va., is opening its second location in Manassas at the Signal Hill Professional Building on 9161 Liberia Avenue on Mon., July 23. The 2,100 square-foot outpatient physical therapy clinic will include three physical therapists and three support staff. For more information, go contact 703-753-1005 or visit www.aptronline.com.

The Manassas and Gainesville offices offer services for sports injuries, joint replacement rehabilitation, auto accident injuries, arthritic conditions, spinal conditions, personally designed prevention programs and more. Open Monday through Thursday, 8a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, 8 a.m. to
4 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

ADVANTAGE PHYSICAL THERAPY TO OPEN SECOND LOCATION in MANASSAS

ADVANTAGE PHYSICAL THERAPY TO OPEN SECOND LOCATION in MANASSAS

Advantage Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, LLC of Gainesville, Va., is opening its second location in Manassas at the Signal Hill Professional Building on 9161 Liberia Avenue on Mon., July 23. The 2,100 square-foot outpatient physical therapy clinic will include three physical therapists and three support staff. For more information, go contact 703-753-1005 or visit www.aptronline.com.

The Manassas and Gainesville offices offer services for sports injuries, joint replacement rehabilitation, auto accident injuries, arthritic conditions, spinal conditions, personally designed prevention programs and more. Open Monday through Thursday, 8a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, 8 a.m. to
4 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

MANASSAS BEGINS WATER and ELECTRIC LINE REPLACEMENT WORK

The City of Manassas Department of Public Works and Utilities is replacing water lines and electric lines now through Oct. 31 in parts of Manassas. Crews will work from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. to minimize traffic disruptions. The construction, along Center Street from East Street to Zebedee Street, will cause night closures only, while two-lane traffic is maintained during the day. Message boards display the construction information and businesses along the work route have been notified by door hangers. For details, go to www.manassascity.org or call 703-257-8266.

The 2012 work schedule entails:

Meet the Rabkin Behind the Rubik

Meet the Rabkin Behind the Rubik

Ashby Ponds resident Dick Rabkin worked as a patent attorney who helped bring the Rubik’s Cube to America
 

(ASHBURN, VIRGINIA) – Dick Rabkin spent over 15 years working as a patent and trademark attorney for Ideal Toy Company, which manufactured and distributed toys, dolls, and games beginning with the Teddy Bear in the early 1900s.  “I had toys and games all over my office,” said Rabkin.  The Ideal Company’s largest competitors were Hasbro and Mattel before the company was dissolved in 1985 a few years after being purchased by CBS.  Some notable toys produced by the Ideal Toy Company include Mr. Machine, Chrissy, Betsy Wetsy, the Magic 8-Ball, and the Rubik’s Cube.