Articles by: Jody Fellows
Jody Fellows is the managing editor of the Falls Church News-Press.

Sen. Saslaw: Campus Rape Bill ‘Not As Strong as I Would Like’

February 11, 2015 8:36 PM0 comments

It was not as strong as Falls Church’s State Sen. Dick Saslaw wanted, but a modified bill to address the issue of sexual assault on college campuses sailed unanimously through the Virginia Senate Tuesday, and is expected to fare just as well in the House of Delegates.

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Valentine’s Day at Pizzeria Orso

5:22 PM0 comments

In 2015, there’s no reason for not giving it your all on Valentine’s Day. Falling on a Saturday this year, the “workday excuse” is out, so best order up those flowers and brush up on your French toast recipe as an early-morning bouquet and breakfast in bed should certainly be […]

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1st Batch of Restaurants for Falls Church Restaurant Week 2015 Announced

February 9, 2015 3:54 PM0 comments

The first group of participants in the News-Press’ third annual edition of Falls Church Restaurant Week, taking place March 23 – 29, has been announced.

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Restaurant Spotlight: HoneyBaked Ham

February 4, 2015 8:57 PM0 comments

  Thinking of Honeybaked Ham, more often than not, elicits visions of hunks of honey-glazed meat at the center of the table during the holidays. But for the other ten months of the year, Honeybaked Ham is, in fact, still a thing and arguably one of the most overlooked eateries […]

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Letters to the Editor: Not Time to Spend $ on ‘Bright, Shiny’ Objects

January 29, 2015 12:37 PM1 comment

Letters to the Editor: January 29 – February 4, 2015   Not Time to Spend $ on ‘Bright, Shiny’ Objects Editor, All of us who feel ownership with Falls Church also “mull sorely-needed quick fixes” that would benefit our City. The headline of the Falls Church News-Press January 22-28 issue announced […]

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Where to Watch the Super Bowl in Falls Church This Sunday

January 28, 2015 8:00 PM0 comments

Super Bowl Sunday is this weekend and the big decision you’re going to have to make is where to watch the game.

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Guest Commentary: NOVA Community College Made Me What I Am Today

January 22, 2015 1:50 PM0 comments

By Bob Hull Last Wednesday, the movie actor, director, and producer Tom Hanks wrote an opinion piece in the New York Times, entitled “I Owe It All to Community College,” in which he described his experience as an underachieving high school student in Oakland, California, who attended Chabot Community College […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Quickway Japanese Hibachi

January 21, 2015 6:29 PM0 comments

Quickway, a Japanese hibachi restaurant chain, recently set up shop in the Willston Centre II shopping plaza on Arlington Blvd. in Seven Corners. Despite several locations in Maryland and Northern Virginia, the glossy flyer left at the News-Press offices earlier this month was my first introduction to the local chain. […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: D.C. Winter Restaurant Week

January 15, 2015 11:44 AM0 comments

Time to put away those TV dinners and make some reservations – D.C. Winter Restaurant Week is here again. In its 15th year, Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington’s Restaurant Week brings hundreds of D.C.-area eateries together for a week full of special-price dining at lunch ($20.15) and dinner ($35.15). There’s a […]

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Congressman Beyer’s News Commentary

January 8, 2015 2:37 PM0 comments

It’s been exactly 51 weeks since Congressman Jim Moran announced his retirement after 24 years. His announcement launched me, and my wife Megan, on an incredible journey beginning in January and ending Tuesday, when I swore my oath of office as Congressman for the 8th District of Virginia. But the […]

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