Virginia extends halt on evictions until June 29

Mon, 06/08/2020 : Prince William Times Gov. Ralph Northam announced Monday the state’s temporary moratorium on eviction proceedings has been extended until June 29 to allow time for his administration to launch a planned COVID-19 rent relief initiative.

‘West Poor’ – No More

Thu, 11/07/2013 : Mount Vernon Gazette When athletes at West Potomac High School travel to other schools in the region, they often hear students call their school “West Poor.” That’s because the school has notoriously bad athletic fields, ones that are so bad they have a reputation that stretches across Northern Virginia. That’s all about … Read more

WPHS and MVHS Will Get Turf Fields

Wed, 11/06/2013 : Mount Vernon Voice By this time next year, West Potomac High Athletic Club Booster president Rick Genuario expects the brown grass on the school’s football field will be replaced with artificial turf.

Celebrating Progress

Thu, 06/13/2013 : Mount Vernon Gazette A 200-person event, organized by the community organzation VOICE, brought together Route 1/Mount Vernon/Lee area youth, parents, and faith leaders to celebrate progress to improve youth recreation facilities and programming in the area on Monday evening, June 10, at West Potomac High School.

Maintaining a Loud VOICE for Turf Fields

Wed, 06/12/2013 : Mount Vernon VOICE V.O.I.C.E. (Virginians Organized for Interfaith Community Engagement) members remain optimistic and as determined as ever to see turf fields installed at Mount Vernon and West Potomac high schools, as well as more recreational opportunities for youth of Audubon Mobile Home Park and Murraygate Village.

McKay Promises Field Improvements

Fri, 08/31/2012 : Mount Vernon Gazette Mount Vernon — Touring three neglected athletic fields Aug. 15, Lee District Supervisor Jeff McKay and Park Authority board member Edward Batten heard public testimony urging them to take action. Both expressed their intent to make the fields playable and safe.

VOICE Seeks Support for Better Fields

Wed, 08/22/2012 : Mount Vernon Voice At Mount Vernon Woods Park Carla Claure told a small crowd which included Lee Supervisor Jeff McKay and Fairfax County Park Authority board member Ed Batten that all she wants is a safe place for her three daughters, Carla, 17, Daniella, 6, and Alejandra, 3, to play.