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

Guest Commentary: Coach Cap’s Passion is Key to Mason’s Success

March 10, 2016 11:29 AM0 comments

By Nathan Hamme Fifteen years! Hard to believe it had been that long but it only took some quick math to confirm it. A decade and a half since my senior season playing basketball at George Mason High School. And yet, what I was watching was both familiar and strange. […]

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FOOD NEWS: F.C. Running Clubs, Sea Pearl Now Has Brunch & Requin Does Weekday Lunch

February 25, 2016 11:15 AM0 comments

Mad Fox, The Local Market Host Running Clubs in F.C. Two Falls Church businesses – a restaurant and a grocery store – are helping customers work off some of the food they’ve been selling them. Mad Fox Brewing Company and The Local Market are both hosting free “running clubs” on […]

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GMHS Alum Launches Kickstarter for Kid-Safe Internet Router

February 24, 2016 2:20 PM0 comments

George Mason High School Class of 1995 grad Jared Agnew has launched a Kickstarter campaign for a new product aimed at protecting children from the dangers of the internet. Agnew and co-founder Jere Simpson – who have spent the last 20 years building internet security systems for organizations like the […]

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FOOD NEWS: F.C. Restaurant Week 2016 Dates, Argia’s Hires New Chef & The Local Market Gets an ABC License

February 11, 2016 11:15 AM0 comments

2016 Falls Church Restaurant Week Dates Announced Dates for the 2016 edition of Falls Church Restaurant Week have been announced with the celebration of The Little City’s dining scene set to take place March 14 – 20. The fourth annual event from the Falls Church News-Press will feature a wide […]

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2nd Falls Church Gun Store Opening Saturday, Across the Street from St. James School

February 5, 2016 4:56 PM0 comments

Nova Firearms, the former Falls Church gun store which relocated to McLean in 2013, will return to The Little City this Saturday when it opens a second location on West Broad Street across the street from St. James School.

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Crime Report: After State Theatre Shooting, 4 More Violent Crimes Reported in F.C. This Week

February 3, 2016 1:03 PM0 comments

A disturbing Falls Church crime report was released Wednesday as after last week’s reported triple shooting at the State Theatre, there are several more violent crimes appearing again this week. In today’s report, there are two reports of sexual assaults, one report of domestic assault and one report of an assault. In addition, […]

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FOOD NEWS: Jimmy John’s Opens, Local Market Weathers the Storm, Peking Gourmet Names 1 of U.S.’s Best

January 28, 2016 9:29 AM0 comments

    Local Market Keeps F.C. Stocked During Blizzard Two feet of snow doesn’t really bode well for commerce but the blizzard of 2016 was good for at least one business here in The Little City. While most stores and restaurants closed up shop during the weekend storm, Falls Church’s […]

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Jimmy John’s Now Open in Falls Church

January 27, 2016 12:26 PM0 comments

The sandwich shop Jimmy John’s opened its doors today on Route 7 in Falls Church. The Illinois-based chain is located in the new commercial building at 7121 Leesburg Pike along with Conte’s Bikes, Computer Wingman and an ABC Store. Serving French bread subs, clubs on thick-sliced 7-grain bread and “slims” which ditch […]

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FOOD NEWS: Kerri’s Cure Special Brew, Astro Debuts Cake Doughnuts & Weiss Leaves Mad Fox

January 13, 2016 8:17 PM0 comments

  Fair Winds, Mad Fox Help Fellow Brewer’s Fight Vs. Cancer Falls Church’s Casey Jones and his Lorton brewery, Fair Winds Brewing Company, have teamed up with 19 other local craft brewers to create a new beer to help a fellow brewer’s fight against cancer. Last Thursday, the brewers got […]

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Crime Report: Multiple Vehicles Tampered With on Lincoln Avenue

January 12, 2016 5:39 PM0 comments

Another week, another list of car break-ins in the City of Falls Church crime report. This past week, more than six vehicles were broken in to or tampered with in the City, including multiple vehicles on Lincoln Avenue last Saturday. Also in the crime report, a 39-year-old Annandale man was arrested […]

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