Friday, September 7, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Stow Police Department
This man ran in for just the necessities. A Kent Road Giant Eagle employee called Stow Police because he saw someone walking out of the grocery store without paying for several items in a cart. The employee said someone took $44 worth of Scott toilet paper, $31 worth of dog food, $44 in clothing detergent and $49 worth of Busch beer, among other miscellaneous items. The employee estimates a total of $221 in merchandise was taken. The employee saw the person drive away in a 2001 gold Pontiac Sunfire. Theft, in this situation, is a first-degree misdemeanor.
Monday, June 18, 2012
Help pick the Readers' Choice winner!
Maybe your choice is based on best carts, best selection of meats, most friendly employees or prices, but we want to know: where's the best place to grocery shop in Stow? Take a look at the Stow Patch directory of businesses and tell us in the comments section who you think deserves to be the Readers' Choice winner. The nomination process will close July 9, then voting will begin!
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Stow Police Department.
An Acme employee called Stow Police because a woman concealed several steaks in her purse, clothing and pants and walked out of the grocery store. The woman, a 43-year-old from Ravenna, did not pay for seven steaks. The stolen porterhouse, filet mignon, T-bone and strip steaks were valued at $110.
Friday, November 4, 2011
About eight months after construction started on the grocery store and its parking lot, everything is finished! Tell us what you think about the improved store in the comments!
After eight months, construction and updates to the store and the parking lot are done at Acme. Another new change is that Ward 3 Councilman and At-Large Candidate John Pribonic announced at the last Stow-Munroe Falls Chamber of Commerce luncheon that he will be returning to the Stow Acme store from the store in Parma. Look for a story about his return on Stow Patch soon!
Monday, May 2, 2011
We will submit Where in the Patch? photos once a week on Sundays, so keep trying for a chance to win some Patch prizes.
The winner of this week's Where in the Stow Patch? is Jessica Thompson of Stow. After the photo was posted on the website Sunday, Jessica guessed correctly that the photo was taken at Acme Fresh Market. Check back with Stow Patch on Sundays for more photo contests and chances to win prizes. To all those who participated in the Where in the Stow Patch? photo contest, thank you. If you have a great idea of a place that should be featured in the contest, send Editor Amanda Harnocz an email. See last week's winner here.
Friday, March 25, 2011
The free child care service offered at the grocery store was closed indefinitely March 25.
Kids Corner, the free child care facility inside the Acme Fresh Market on Kent Road, closed today and one full-time and five part-time child care employees are out of a job. Not only are six employees no longer working at Acme, but parents no longer have the option to have their children cared for while shopping for groceries. "It's always sad for something to leave, but I hope shoppers are very excited about whats coming," said Acme Executive Vice President Jim Trout about the remodeling happening this spring to the exterior and interior of the store. He added that all of the employees who no longer have a job through Kids Corner, may apply for a position at the grocery store. Although the free child care service will no longer be offered…
Thursday, February 3, 2011
The excitement of a snow day is almost uncontainable, for parents and students.
When I got the call that we would have a snow day from school, I don’t know who was more excited – my children or me! As I stumbled down the stairs, the thoughts of going back to sleep motivated me to hurry and let the dog out so I could get back upstairs and turn off the alarm before it rang. Most importantly, I don’t want to become too awake because then the bonus of the snow day will be over before it begins! Sleep is a valued commodity. The benefits of snow days are numerous. We can lounge in our pajamas a little longer than usual, meander to the coffee pot and actually sit and enjoy a good cup of Hazelnut flavor blend. Then maybe get a refill because there are no schedules! I look forward to greeting the kids as they come down the …
Sunday, January 23, 2011
The teller gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of money.
Stow Police are looking for a man who robbed the Charter One Bank inside the Acme grocery store Jan. 23 around 11 a.m. Police only have a broad description of the suspect, but he was described as having a medium build (185 to 205 pounds), about 5-feet 10-inches tall, brown hair and about 40- to 45-years-old. He was last seen wearing a tan Carhartt jacket and blue jeans and wears glasses, said police. A female teller at the bank said she was approached by the suspect and handed a note that said, "this is a robbery," according to the report. The teller then gave the robber an undisclosed amount of money and the suspect immediately left through the front door of the grocery store, said police. No weapons were seen and no injuries were …