Route 1 Dispatches: Waynewood Cell Tower Nixed, Schools Placed Under High Security
Take a look at this week's top headlines from the Route 1 corridor.
From Huntington-Belle Haven Patch:
West Potomac High School was placed under heightened security on Thursday afternoon after one student robbed another. No one was injured and both were identified and apprehended within minutes, said police spokesman Bud Walker.
This week, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved a plan to put a $30 million bond referendum for flood prevention measures in Huntington on ballots this November.
From Fort Hunt Patch:
Heritage Presbyterian Church leadership decided not to install a cell phone tower on church property after the plans were met with divisions in community opinion.
From Mount Vernon Patch:
Mount Vernon area bicyclists could have an easier commute on Route 1. Current widening plans include wide curb lanes large enough to accommodate bicyclists and pedestrians.
The National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome hosted a fashion show fundraiser at the Mount Vernon home of Shaista Mahmood on Sunday.