Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The latest from the office of Magisterial District Judge Robert Wyda.
A Mt. Lebanon woman is facing charges in both Upper St. Clair and Bethel Park following an alleged stealing spree. Upper St. Clair police charged Lisa Anne Chambers, 52, with one count of retail theft for allegedly stealing nearly $250 worth of items from CVS. Bethel Park police charged Chambers with two more counts of retail theft for allegedly stealing more than $700 of goods from Kohl's and more than $250 of cat items from PetCo on the same day. Bethel Park police arrested Chambers after receiving a call about the alleged theft from Kohl's. She tried to run from the scene, according to the criminal complaint filed by Bethel Park police, but was arrested near a transit stop behind L.A. Fitness. Chambers waived her right to a preliminary …
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Two Bethel Park women accused of shoplifting hundreds of dollars worth of merchandise from Kohl’s in December have agreed to go through a first-time offender program.
Two Bethel Park women accused of shoplifting hundreds of dollars worth of merchandise from Kohl’s in December have agreed to go through a first-time offender program. Stephanie Reilly, 20, and Kayla L. Knudsen, 19, both were charged with retail theft after Bethel Park police stopped them on Dec. 21. Police said Reilly took two necklaces, a ring, leggings and various fragrances that were worth a total of $441. Knudsen took a sweater, tank top, leg warmers and fragrances worth a total of $316, according to police. Both agreed to go through a first-time offender rehabilitation program during their preliminary hearing with District Judge Robert Wyda on March 25. The retail theft charges will be dropped against both of them if they complete the…
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Upper St. Clair police report the woman used the 73-year-old man's credit card.
Upper St. Clair police accuse a Crafton woman of making $3,100 of unauthorized charges on a 73-year-old stroke victim's credit card. Jennifer S. Mrozek, 28, is charged with one count of forgery and one count of access device fraud. According to the criminal complaint, Mrozek befriended the Upper St. Clair man as he was trying to assist her with some personal issues. The man allegedly let Mrozek use the credit card to purchase cigarettes and ice cream. She then returned the card, but it later went missing from the victim's wallet, according to the complaint. When it reappeared, the man's statement allegedly showed $3,100 in charges. Mrozek's preliminary hearing in front of district Judge Robert Wyda on Monday was continued for 30 days. …
Friday, December 21, 2012
Malls and stores will stay open longer this weekend.
Last-minute shoppers, you have four days left before Christmas. But don't worry, the stores are prepared for your procrastination. Here are some special holiday hours: South Hills Village Dec. 21 and Dec. 22: 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Dec. 23: 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Dec. 24: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Toys "R" Us/Babies "R" Us Open until 10 p.m. on Dec. 24 Kohl's Dec. 21-Dec. 23: 6 a.m.-midnight Dec. 24: 6 a.m.-6 p.m. What other stores have extended hours? Tell us in the comments below.
Sunday, November 25, 2012
Are you gearing up to let your fingers do the walking on Cyber Monday? It's tomorrow!
Upper St. Clair residents who didn’t want to brave the crowds on Black Friday or Small Business Saturday still have one more big chance to save courtesy of Cyber Monday. Similar to the two other major shopping events, Cyber Monday differs in that consumers don’t have to leave the comfort of their own homes (or offices) to take advantage of some pretty big pre-holiday deals. All the bargains laid out for Cyber Monday are for online shoppers only. Here are just a few stores that are planning Cyber Monday deals: What’s your favorite store to surf on Cyber Monday? Share your suggestions in the comments section. If you own or know of a local business that is participating in Cyber Monday, be sure to let everyone know by posting below, too!
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Kohl’s Department Stores are accepting nominations for outstanding young volunteers.
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Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Kohl’s Department Stores are accepting nominations for outstanding young volunteers for the 2012 Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program. Nominations for kids ages six to 18 will be accepted Feb. 1 to March 15 at kohlskids.com, and nominators must be 21 years or older. Through the program, Kohl’s will award more than 2,200 young volunteers more than $440,000 in scholarships and prizes honoring kids who have made a positive impact on their communities. The Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program is part of Kohl’s Cares®, Kohl’s philanthropic program focused on improving the lives of children. Since the program began in 2001, Kohl’s has recognized more than 15,000 kids with more than $3 million in scholarships and prizes. To learn more about last year’s…
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
Attention Procrastinators: Nearby Retailers are Staying Open Longer for You
No need to travel long distances to finish your holiday shopping. Local retailers are opening earlier and closing later as crowds of Christmas shoppers scour the aisles for the perfect gift. South Hills resident Nick D'Alessandro admits he's a procrastinator: "I love shopping at the mall when it's open late. Not as many people are there and you have the whole mall to yourself." The following stores have special holiday hours: South Hills Village Mall Dec. 14: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Dec. 15 - 16: 9 a.m -10 p.m. Dec. 17: 9 a.m. - 11 p.m. Dec. 18: 8 a.m. - 11 p.m. Dec. 19: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Dec. 20 - 23: 8 a.m. - 11 p.m. Dec. 24: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Kohl's Mon. - Fri. and Sun.: 7 a.m. - midnight Sat.: 5 a.m. - midnight Dec. 24: 6 p.m. - 6 p.m. Best …