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

Letters to the Editor: Eliminating Gyms From New School Not a Good Idea

February 9, 2017 9:14 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: February 9 – 15, 2017   Eliminating Gyms From New School Not a Good Idea Editor, I read with interest your seeming support of the idea of a scaled back version of the phased version of the new school options for George Mason High School in the […]

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Report of More Shots Fired Near Jackson St. in Falls Church, Marks 3rd Incident in 7 Days

January 31, 2017 12:29 PM0 comments

The News-Press has learned of a third case of suspected gunfire in the same residential area of Falls Church as two other reported incidents that occurred in the past week.

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More Gunfire on Residential Street in Falls Church

January 30, 2017 3:26 PM0 comments

Just days after shots were fired on a residential street in the City of Falls Church, police report there were more shots fired in the same area.

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FOOD NEWS: Hot Dogs, Rare Beer & Italian Wines

January 25, 2017 8:51 PM0 comments

  Hot Dogs Join the Lineup at Lil City Creamery The latest addition to the menu at Lil City Creamery isn’t a new ice cream flavor– it’s a hot dog. Now available alongside the sundaes and cones are Nathan’s Famous all-beef dogs, which owner Jeff Goldberg began selling at his […]

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FOOD NEWS: Smashburger Closes, F.C. Distillers Gets Closer & New Doughnuts at Astro

January 11, 2017 6:40 PM0 comments

Falls Church’s Smashburger Is Out of Business Smashburger, the Denver-based burger joint in the “Tulip” building at the corner of S. Washington St. and Annandale Road in Falls Church, has closed. The store, which first opened in January of 2014, closed at the end of the year. The Denver-based chain […]

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Top Falls Church Stories on the News-Press Online in 2016

December 30, 2016 9:55 AM0 comments

As we say farewell to 2016, the News-Press looks back at the five most popular posts on over the last 12 months.

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The Lasso in the News-Press: Latte Art & Swimming to Win

December 21, 2016 6:40 PM0 comments

The Falls Church News-Press has partnered with George Mason High School’s award-winning newspaper, The Lasso, to bring its readers some of the top articles appearing in the student-run digital paper. This regular feature will appear monthly in the News-Press during the school year. The Lasso can be found online at […]

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FOOD NEWS: Little Viet Garden Now Open, Indian BBQ Coming to Mosaic & Grevey’s Closes After 35 Years

December 15, 2016 10:45 AM0 comments

  Little Viet Garden Now Open in Eden Center The former location of Eden Center banh mi favorite Banh Ta Deli has finally reopened in the form of Little Viet Garden. After shutting down earlier this year, the deli’s owners, Michael Phan and Anh Hong, renovated and reimagined their concept […]

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Police Seeking Info After Dog Bites Woman on Park Avenue Sunday

November 16, 2016 3:46 PM0 comments

A woman may be forced to undergo rabies treatment if the dog who bit her Sunday evening in Falls Church is not located sometime in the next week. City of Falls Church Police report that the victim, who is in her 70s, was walking on Park Avenue in front of […]

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Crime Report: Domestic Assault, Stolen Cars & Stolen Kegs

1:51 PM0 comments

In separate incidents, a 27-year-old and a 45-year-old were each arrested for domestic assault in Falls Church according to the City’s latest  crime report. On Nov. 9 on Gibson St., a Capitol Heights man was arrested for assaulting a family member, grand larceny and credit larceny and then on Nov. […]

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