Saturday, April 13, 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 it's 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 “…
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.
The local Giant Eagle Market District is 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 of Allegheny County. 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 Dr. in Bethel Park and permits customers to buy and load a card for weekly or monthly use and to check their balances. The new cards are being sold at Giant Eagle locations throughout the area. Port Authority patrons who …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Are your kids tired of the same old bagged lunches? How you can spice things up!
The kids just returned to school but you may already be in a “packed lunch slump.” Here are ten ways to make packed lunches healthy, fun and fast. 1. Get a bento box system. Laptop Lunches has great options for bento box-style lunches. Bento-ware includes a soft-sided case with sturdy, dishwasher safe containers (top rack only) that fit together inside, just like a bento box. The system pays for itself as you can ditch plastic resealable bags and pack a far greater variety of lunch options, including dinner leftovers, berries and dips. You can purchase Laptop Lunches online or at the Whole Foods Market in East Liberty. 2. Wrap it & have your child choose the filling. Kids love having turkey and cheese or veggies with hummus wrapped in a …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
There are a number of nearby pharmacies customers can visit for flu shots.
The Post-Gazette reports that flu season in the U.S. is off to its earliest start in nearly a decade and that the primary strain circulating is particularly hard on the elderly. If you haven't gotten your flu vaccine, it's not too late. The following local pharmacies offer flu vaccinations without appointments: The Allegheny County Health Department recommends that everyone 6 months of age and older should get a flu vaccine. Certain people are at greater risk of serious illness and death from flu: Persons who live with or care for people at high risk for developing flu-related complications should also receive influenza vaccine. Have you gotten your flu shot? Why or why not? Tell us in the comments. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on …
Friday, October 5, 2012
Jamie Deen will bring his recipes and techniques to the South Hills.
One of Paula Deen's sons is coming to Giant Eagle Market District in Bethel Park. Jamie Deen, Food Network chef and star of Home for Dinner with Jamie Deen, will make a special appearance and demonstrate his down-home recipes at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10. Deen’s appearance is free to the public, however, tickets are limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Advance ticket registration will be available online at marketdistrict.com. An entrepreneur, businessman, author and son of American cooking and lifestyle icon, Paula, Deen has been an integral part of the legendary growth of the one-time small business, The Bag Lady, the famous sandwich delivery service. Working with his mother and younger brother Bobby, Deen …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Also this week from Magisterial District Judge Robert Wyda's office, two people are charged with stealing from Sears.
District Judge Robert Wyda heard the following cases on Monday in magisterial district court:
Friday, April 6, 2012
As a result of businesses that claimed their Patch directory listings during March, the food bank will get advertising credit on Patch.
The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank will receive $1,300 in advertising credits on the 13 Patch sites in western Pennsylvania thanks to the many businesses, agencies and organizations that claimed their listings in the directories on each Patch site during March. The food bank, which collects and distributes food throughout 11 counties in southwestern Pennsylvania, can use the advertising credit it accrued as a result of those donations for advertising space on every Patch site in the region. The online directory is filled with businesses, government agencies, nonprofit organizations and everything else you come across here in the Upper St. Clair area. When you claim your directory listing, you can add photos, update business hours …
Monday, January 9, 2012
A woman is accused of punching another woman in the Giant Eagle Market District Pharmacy drive-thru.
A Brookside Farms resident is charged with punching another woman in the face in the Giant Eagle Market District Pharmacy drive-thru. On Monday, Constance O'Ferrell, 52, of 3204 Arapahoe Road, agreed to take anger management classes in exchange for the simple assault charge against her to be dropped. The victim, Kala Gatalski, told district Judge Robert Wyda at a preliminary hearing that on Oct. 4, 2011, she honked the horn while sitting in the pharmacy drive-thru in an attempt to see if the driver ahead of her was done or if the pharmacy window was closed. Gatalski said she had been waiting behind the driver for about 20 minutes. A short time later, O'Ferrell drove a short distance, parked her vehicle and walked to Gatalski's vehicle. …