Each week, Patch brings you the top headlines from the Route 1 corridor.
Fort Hunt Patch
Local business owners shared their insights and experience at the Women in Business kickoff event at the Mount Vernon Athletic Club Thursday.
The Fairfax County Community Chaplains provide a listening ear and guide victims towards resources after crisis hits.
Mount Vernon Patch
A Mount Vernon woman battling breast cancer will bring her fight to the gym in Kickbox for a Cure. The event will raise funds for the Avon Walk in Washington, D.C. in May 2013.
New Hope Housing has adopted the Out of Poverty program to empower shelter residents to take charge of their lives and head towards a life of prosperity.
Huntington-Belle Haven Patch
Dozens of people in Huntington, Alexandria, and Kingstowne have been concerned about trains blaring their horns at night. The horns are related to track work that CSX began earlier this week.
Police responded to a report of an armed robbery at the 7-Eleven at 2305 Huntington Ave. at 1:38 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 9, according to Fairfax County Police.