Top July Stories in Vienna: More Cars on the W&OD, Vienna Mayor Diagnosed with Cancer

Plus, Maple Ave's new restaurant among the other top 10 most read stories of the month.

Surveillance video still from the Fairfax County Police Department
Surveillance video still from the Fairfax County Police Department

Spend most of July at the beach, or just not at your computer?

Here's a look back at what topped Vienna Patch's news in July.
Top 10 Most Read Stories:

  1. 2 More Cars Spotted on W&OD Trail in Vienna: While vehicles have been reported along various stretches of the 45-mile trail in recent years, there have rarely been this many sightings in such a short time. And police and local advocates are still struggling with how to solve the problem.
  2. Maple Avenue Set to Open New Restaurant Nov. 1:Water & Wall, the new addition to the Maple Avenue Restaurant group, is expected to open in Arlington Nov. 1, according to owner Joey Hernandez.
  3. Vienna Resident, a Baltimore Ravens Cheerleader, Killed in Crash: Vienna resident Dion Bagby, newly named to the Baltimore Ravens coed cheerleading squad, was killed Friday in a motorcycle crash in Frederick, MD.
  4. Vienna Mayor Jane Seeman Diagnosed With Lung Cancer: Vienna Mayor Jane Seeman — who has served as the town's top leader for more than a decade — has been diagnosed with lung cancer, officials confirmed to Patch on Monday night.Seeman has been receiving treatment for the illness
  5. Police: Woman Robs Bank in Vienna Area: Police are looking for a woman they said robbed two Fairfax County banks in the last month.
  6. Honey Boo Boo Stars to Visit Tyson's Corner: The family from TLC’s Here Comes Honey Boo Boo  visited the Tysons Corner's Barnes & Noble store.
  7. Bicyclist Struck on Maple Ave: A bicyclist hit by a driver on Maple Avenue told police the driver stopped after the accident, but left the scene without providing his information.
  8. Tysons Walmart To Open August 14:It's official: The Walmart in Tysons Corner will open  Aug. 14. A spokesman for Tysons West, the development that will house the Walmart location, confirmed the date with Patch on Thursday. The date is in line with the previous timeline to open the store by September 2013.
  9. WOW: $2.1 Million Vienna Home
  10. Church Street Parking Garage Development Falls Through: After months of discussing a potential mixed use parking garage in the Church Street corridor, the Town of Vienna and a private developer have abandoned the project, citing issues with the project's general contractor.


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