Saturday, May 18, 2013
Giant Eagle and Shop 'n Save are participating until May 29.
Giant Eagle and Shop 'n Save customers are offering a gasoline promotion through Wednesday, May 29. Customers who spend $50 using a Giant Eagle Advantage Card at Pittsburgh-area Giant Eagle stores will receive double fuelperks! at GetGo fuel and convenience store locations. In a similar promotion, Shop 'n Save shoppers will receive 20 cents off per gallon of gas for every $50 they spend on groceries. The promotions come just in time for the Memorial Day holiday weekend, when millions are expected to travel the nation’s highways. Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
It’s estimated that one-time testing of baby boomers will prevent more than 120,000 deaths.
Giant Eagle and the American Liver Foundation have partnered to offer a series of free rapid hepatitis C screenings at four Pittsburgh-area Giant Eagle Pharmacies, including the South Hills Market District in Bethel Park. The screenings will feature the OraQuick® HCV (Hepatitis C) Rapid Antibody Test, which will be administered via a fingerstick blood sample, with results available in 20 minutes. The testing events will be held on the following Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: April 27 and May 4, 11 and 18. Allegheny County contains one of the highest concentrations of older individuals in the nation, including people born between 1945 and 1965, also known as “baby boomers.” According to the CDC, baby boomers are five times more likely …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Here's a list of some places to take items that should not be sent to landfills or placed at the curb.
Although Earth Day is officially April 22, it's not too early for residents of Dormont Borough and Brookline to begin to look at ways to be more environmentally friendly. The following is a list of items, provided in part by the Allegheny County Health Department, that should not be in landfills and generally aren't collected through municipal recycling. Listed below those items are places at which those items can be disposed/recycled. Appliances Tube City, West Mifflin Borough Appliance Warehouse, South Side Local Goodwill Stores may also accept some small appliances. Automotive Oils PetroMax, Collier Township Batteries Batteries Plus, Castle Shannon Borough Pennsylvania Resources Council, South Side Batteries, Automobile Batteries Plus, …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Tickets are limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis
Alexandra Guarnaschelli, best known for her appearances on the Food Network, will make a special appearance and host a cooking demonstration at the Robinson Market District store at 11 a.m. and the South Hills Market District store at 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 18. Guarnaschelli’s appearance is free to the public; however, tickets are limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Advance ticket registration is available online at marketdistrict.com. Guarnaschelli is a regular judge on the primetime show Chopped and winning the title of Iron Chef on Season 5 of The Next Iron Chef. She's also executive chef of New York’s Butter Restaurant and The Darby. Her mother is respected cookbook editor Maria Guarnaschelli. After graduation …
Friday, April 5, 2013
Customers have to scan their card before proceeding through the self checkout.
Giant Eagle stores are now requiring that shoppers using self-checkout lanes have a store loyalty card. The Post-Gazette reports the supermarket chain recently began rolling out technology in its stores requiring a Giant Eagle Advantage Card for anyone using self-checkout lanes. The technology prompts customers to scan their Advantage Card before proceeding to scan items for purchase. In the past, anyone could use the self-check out aisles regardless of loyalty card status. Dick Roberts, Giant Eagle spokesman, told the newspaper that requiring an Advantage Card ensures that customers are receiving weekly specials, GetGo fuelperks, cash register coupon offers and other savings. This move also allows the store to contact customers if there …
Friday, March 22, 2013
Some of the reductions went into effect on Wednesday.
Giant Eagle said Wednesday its delivering more than $70 million in annual customer savings by lowering prices on more than 3,000 grocery items about 15 percent, according to WPXI. The majority of lower everyday prices went in effect Wednesday, with the remaining reductions taking place by April 11. The lowered everyday prices are on a variety of national and Giant Eagle brand dairy, frozen food and processed meat products, as well as grocery items such as cereal, yogurt, condiments, pastas, boxed dinners, canned vegetables, and paper and laundry products. Some of the items include Cheerios, Hellmann’s Mayonnaise, Kraft Macaroni and Cheese, Cool Whip, and more, according to KDKA. Giant Eagle customers can identify the savings with yellow “…
Here is a list of resources, events and services in honor of the Jewish observance.
It's almost time to break out the matzo. Passover arrives on March 25 this year, when Jews across the world will come together to retell the Exodus story over four cups of wine (or grape juice for those who can't indulge), and of course, a large, festive feast. Passover Traditions As the story goes, during their flight from slavery, the Jews did not have enough time for their dough to rise, resulting in a flaky cracker that is eaten instead of bread for a full week during Passover. The diet changes go beyond bread, however, and depend on family tradition. As a general rule, just look for the "Kosher for Passover" label, which, thankfully, spreads to more products year after year. Prior to the observance, Jews clean their homes and get rid …
Friday, March 8, 2013
The sauce is sold in Giant Eagle stores.
Check your cupboards. Summer Garden Food Manufacturing, of Boardman, Ohio, is recalling about 25,000 pounds of Bolognese sauce products because of undeclared allergens and misbranding. The products contain soy, wheat and MSG that are not declared on the label. Soy and wheat are known allergens. The following products are subject to recall: [Labels] The products were produced on Dec. 5, 2012, and Feb. 6, 2013, and shipped to distributors in Ohio and Pennsylvania for further retail sales. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a health care provider. Consumers with questions about the recall should contact Yvonne St. Pierre, the company’s Receptionist/Administrative Clerk, at 330-743-6050 extension 1100. Follow Dormont-Brookline …
Thursday, March 7, 2013
The reloadable plastic smart cards are intended to eliminate the need for paper passes and tickets, according to the Port Authority of Allegheny County.
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Thursday, March 7
Giant Eagle's Market District store in Bethel Park and its store in Mt. Lebanon on Cochran Road are among nearly 50 of the grocery chain's locations that will begin selling and renewing the Port Authority's new ConnectCard. The reloadable smart cards are intended to replace paper transit passes and tickets, according to a statement from the Port Authority. Transit patrons can purchase weekly or monthly passes and load that amount onto their cards, then present the cards to ride a Port Authority vehicle. The Market District store is located at 7000 Oxford Drive. The Mt. Lebanon store is located at 1717 Cochran Road. Both stores will permit customers to buy and load a card for weekly or monthly use and to check their balances. The new cards …
Monday, February 11, 2013
The holiday is this Thursday!
If you haven't gotten a Valentine's Day gift yet—you're late. But, as they say, better late than never. No need to battle the traffic on McKnight Road or Downtown Pittsburgh—there are plenty of romantic gift options in the South Hills. Guys, you can't go wrong with buying your ladies jewelry. Anything David Yurman will be a hit, including the David Yurman sterling silver and yellow gold heart locket enhancer on 16-inch box chain going for $950 at Louis Anthony Jewelers in Bethel Park. Even closer to home, check out Truver's Jewelry in Dormont for a gift that's sure to impress, or Trunk Shows Boutique in Upper St. Clair. Does you lady have a sweet tooth? Stop by the new Sweet Shoppe & Nut House in Collier Township. We like the $5 Valentine'…