Friday, March 11, 2011
A sampling of police items for March 4-8.
A 12-year-old and two 11-year-old children were nearly “run over” by a truck on Graham Road March 4, according to a police report. The children told police that a black and blue truck was attempting to run them over why they were walking down the street at 6:45 p.m. The driver also reportedly yelled racial slurs out of the window, the report states. No injuries were reported. Menacing is a fourth-degree misdemeanor. In other police news: The police blotter is a sampling of the most recent police reports.
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Whether the next snowpocalypse hits today, tomorrow or next week, here's are a few things you can do ahead of time to be prepared.
Top off – Make sure you have a full tank of gas in the car and fill washer, radiator and oil are filled to proper levels. Traffic jams due to weather-related accidents burn fuel and overheat engines. In bad weather you may also be called to take on extra errands – better not to complicate matters with a trip to the gas station too. Power up – If you don’t have a set of rechargables on hand, it’s a good idea to stock up on batteries for your flashlights and lanterns. Many of these items take a variety of sizes, so check your expiration dates. Ideal storage temperature is between 40 and 50 degrees farenheit. Charge cell phones and laptops too. It should go without saying that a well-charged cell phone should be in your hand if you venture …
Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Gas prices around Stow are more than $3 a gallon today.
Most of the holiday traveling is done, but gas prices are still more than $3 a gallon at all of the pumps in the city. The lowest price today is $3.14 a gallon of unleaded fuel at BP, located at 959 Steeles Corners Rd. The second lowest price today $3.15 a gallon of unleaded fuel is across the street at Sheetz, located at 950 Steeles Corners Rd. All of the other gas stations are showing prices of $3.19 a gallon of unleaded fuel today. The cost to buy petroleum in Stow is about 9 cents a gallon higher than the state's average today, according to AAA. A year ago, drivers were paying about $2.64 a gallon. In 1979, gas was around 77 cents a gallon and motorists were worried about the increase.
Friday, December 24, 2010
Stop at these stores for last minute items for yourself or others on Dec. 25.
You start Christmas morning and realize you forgot to grab stocking stuffers, or you never had time to buy fixings for a holiday feast. Just as you head out to grandmother's house, the gas gauge hits "E." Don't panic! Stow has 16 stores and restaurants that have your back. There are likely very few items a desperate Christmas Day shopper won't find somewhere in the city – from warm meals and grocery items to alcohol and gift cards. Drugstores sell household and medical supplies, groceries, electronics, clothing items, gift cards and more. Gas stations sell so much more than gas. Nearly every station in Stow will be open Christmas Day, offering up convenience store items like household products, food items, lottery tickets, alcohol and gift…