Wednesday, August 29, 2012
AAA officials have said Hurricane Isaac may cause gas prices in Ohio to rise up to 25 cents more a gallon.
Officials from AAA said oil platforms and pipelines were shut off in preparation for Hurricane Issac to hit and that is causing gas prices to increase in Ohio — 1,000 miles away from the hurricane. AAA's state-by-state estimate of gas prices showed Wednesday that Ohio had the biggest one-day jump in price in the nation — a 13.9 cent increase to $3.878 a gallon. The cheapest unleaded gas available in Stow as of Wednesday afternoon was $3.90 per gallon, at Sheetz, Circle K and BP, which means gas prices could go as high or higher than $4 by Sept. 3. The National Hurricane Center has predicted that the hurricane will produce winds of up to 95 mph. "Preparations for the storm meant oil platforms and pipelines in the Gulf region were shut, …
Thursday, March 1, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Stow Police Department.
An employee at Sheetz called Stow Police when she thought a customer was concealing a can of beer in his coat and refused to pay for it Feb. 25. The employee told police that the man has been suspected of stealing alcohol from the store in the past. On Feb. 25, she told police she watched the man take two cans of beer from the cooler on the Sheetz business camera, then when he came to the register, he attempted to pay for one can. According to the report, the employee asked where the other can had gone and the man said he put it back on another shelf. The woman said she believed the can was hidden in his coat, but he showed her where he left the other can of beer in the store. The woman said she didn’t believe him and said he took the can …
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
The following information was supplied by the Stow Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
Overnight, a Stow man attempted to rob two gas stations and a fast food restaurant by threatening he had a weapon, before being arrested in a neighboring city for an aggravated robbery charge in Cuyahoga Falls. Joe R. Schratz, 40, of North Norman Drive in Stow was arrested Sept. 20 and charged by Stow with aggravated robbery (first-degree felony) and kidnapping (second-degree felony). On Monday (Sept. 19) evening around 11 p.m. Stow Police said they got a call from a 24-year-old clerk at the Fishcreek Road Speedway who said an adult white man threatened he had a weapon, took cash and forced her into a cooler, according to police. The clerk said the man left in a dark colored vehicle. Police Lt. Anne Stirm said the kidnapping charge stems…
Friday, June 17, 2011
The cheapest fuel in Stow is at Speedway.
Need to fill up for the weekend? Here is a list of the four cheapest fuel prices in Stow today courtesy of GasBuddy.com: The highest reported gas price is $3.55/gallon at Sheetz (950 E. Steels Corner Rd.). Compared to the national average, Akron metro area gas prices are 20 cents lower ($3.47/gallon) than the rest of the country ($3.67/gallon).
Sunday, April 10, 2011
Saving money on the essentials.
All of us have to eat and most of us have to drive. Some of us also like to step out into the night for fun and frolic. Simple cost saving options are available to you locally on those things we just can't avoid, and on the things that are optional as well. 1. Sheetz Deal: Sign-up for a free Sheetz rewards card and save a few cents a gallon everytime you buy gas. Card also grants you big savings on food, coffee and other beverages. Card deals include any size coffee, pizza slices, burger sliders and chicken snacks all for 99 cents apiece. Additional savings of up to $1 a gallon of gas as well as freebies and more savings can be had by going to sheetz.com and signing up to receive their e-newsletter. Sheetz derives it's name from the family…
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.