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

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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‘Toxic Stress’ Documentary Viewed

November 9, 2016 10:09 PM0 comments

Hundreds of people gathered in the Fairfax County Board Auditorium last Monday – including social workers, health professionals, teachers, parents, therapists and appointed and elected officials – to view and discuss a recently released documentary: “Resilience: Toxic Stress and the Science of Hope.” The documentary describes the dangerous, lifelong impact […]

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Cafe Kindred Officially Debuts New Bar, ‘Townshend,’ Friday

9:45 PM0 comments

Some people spike their coffee. Jennifer Demetrio and Gary O’Hanlon will be literally spiking an entire coffee shop when they officially introduce their new bar-within-a-coffee-shop concept at Falls Church’s Cafe Kindred this Friday.

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Police Arrest 7-Eleven, Exxon Armed Robbery Suspect After Standoff

November 4, 2016 11:26 AM0 comments

A suspect in the armed robberies of a convenience store and a gas station in the City of Falls Church was apprehended after a brief standoff at the Stratford Motor Lodge involving multiple police units including a SWAT team and helicopters last Friday.

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FOOD NEWS: Eden Center Tour & Halloween

October 28, 2016 11:23 AM0 comments

  Eden Center Tour, Dinner Led by Miss Vietnam DC on Friday If our banh mi guide last month still hasn’t gotten you to explore Falls Church’s greatest restaurant destination, maybe an Eden Center guided tour will. This Friday, Miss Vietnam DC 2015 Jessica Phan will lead a walking tour […]

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La Caraqueña Menu Overhaul Shifts Focus to Street Food

October 12, 2016 9:30 AM0 comments

Over the past several weeks, Raul Claros has been experimenting with an all-new menu at La Caraqueña, focusing on what it does best: street food.

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