Sunday, May 5, 2013
Victoria Kong, 83, was last seen Friday walking toward Gravelly Point.
Authorities are looking for a missing woman who was last seen Friday on the Mount Vernon Trail. Victoria Kong, 83, was walking north toward Gravelly Point near Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport around 6:30 p.m. Friday when she went missing, according to a news release sent Sunday by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police Department. Kong is a 5-foot-3, 130-pound Hispanic female from Barbados who has a light skin tone. She has brown eyes and black hair. She was last seen wearing a long purple and brown dress with a floral design and sandals. She was carrying a tan sweater or jacket with a black purse. Authorities are asking anyone with information concerning Kong to contact the MWAA police at 703-417-2400 or the case …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Send in your photos for consideration.
Greg Hudgins of North Old Town sent in this photo of the Washington Sailing Marina he took last week during a bike ride on the Mount Vernon Trail. Hudgins said he's fond of water reflection photos and the clear skies in this shot provide a lovely image of boat masts, trees and a few puffy clouds. Have a photo of the Del Ray-Arlandria-Rosemont-North Ridge area to share? Email them to me at email@example.com with a short description and it could be featured as a photo of the day. Please make sure your photos are timely, no more than a few days old. For the quickest updates, "like" Del Ray Patch on Facebook and follow @delraypatch on Twitter. Interested in getting Del Ray Patch directly into your inbox each morning? Learn more about our …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
National Park Service says damaged bridge has been deemed unsafe.
The National Park Service has closed a portion on the Mount Vernon Trail due to damage to the wooden pedestrian bridge located just south of Ford’s Landing. Both sides of the bridge have been damaged and deemed unsafe. It is unclear at this time why the bridge sustained such damage. The Park Service advises Mount Vernon Trail users are advised to use Union, Franklin and Royal streets to connect to the Mount Vernon Trail. For the quickest updates, "like" Del Ray Patch on Facebook and follow @delraypatch on Twitter. Interested in getting Del Ray Patch directly into your inbox each morning? Learn more about our daily newsletter.
Monday, June 18, 2012
New warning signs to be installed.
The George Washington Memorial Parkway may soon become a lot safer for drivers and cyclists, thanks to improvements that will be implemented later this month. The National Park Service, United States Park Police and U.S. Rep. Jim Moran (D-8th) hosted a press conference Thursday to announce more details about the safety improvements at Memorial Circle. The National Park Service will begin installing 46 signs warning motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians on Friday. The signs will be installed on the Parkway and the Mount Vernon Trail by June 30. “One of the things that we can do in addition to having a good public transportation system is to encourage people to bike to work,” Moran said. “But right now it’s difficult and dangerous for many …