Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Whether you want them to or not, Jewel-Osco has implemented a new policy of following shoppers, and their carts, out to their vehicles. What do Patch readers think?
If you haven't shopped at your local Jewel-Osco in a while, be prepared for a new customer service initiative that you may, or may not, appreciate. It's called the "cart-to-car" service, according to couponsinthenews.com, and whether you want the help or not, your bagger is expected to follow you and your cart out to your vehicle. The service is mandatory, though Jewel-Osco denies it has anyting to do with keeping track of shopping carts, according to Coupons in the News. "We understand that this is a very different service and it might take our customers some time to understand that we want this to be the norm," said a Jewel customer service representative in the article. It was announced in January that Jewel-Osco stores cross the …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
According to the Jewel-Osco Facebook page, this may be the final shipment of Twinkies in the country.
For some, the world won't end on Dec. 21—it already did on the day the Twinkies disappeared. There may now be one last chance to nab a box before they’re gone for good. According to Jewel-Osco’s Facebook page, their Chicagoland locations may be receiving the last shipment ever of Twinkies, as well as Zingers, Ding Dongs and Orange Cup Cakes. They will be available starting today, Tuesday, Dec. 11 at local Jewel-Oscos while supplies last. Below is a timetable of expected delivery times to nearby Jewel-Oscos. Visit the Jewel-Osco Facebook page for a complete list of Chicagoland locations and times.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
‘Man with a gun’ was off-duty officer attempting to stop shoplifters, according to police.
Hours after an off-duty Woodridge cop attempted to stop what he believed to be a theft in progress at a Plainfield Jewel-Osco, the two suspects were located on the officer’s home turf, according to Woodridge police. Jacqueline Alejandro, 25, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia after police tracked her and a male suspect to an address in Woodridge, according to a release issued Monday by Woodridge Police Management Analyst Kate Andris. The incident unfolded around 3:43 p.m. Friday when the off-duty officer spotted two people running out of the Plainfield Jewel store as security sensor alarms went off. Don't miss Woodridge news — sign up for our free newletter and alerts. “He got the cop…
Friday, August 10, 2012
Woodridge officer was attempting to stop an alleged theft in progress at a Plainfield Jewel, according to officials.
A report of a man with a gun in the parking lot of a Plainfield Jewel-Osco store turned out to be an off-duty Woodridge police officer attempting to stop an apparent theft, police said Friday. Sgt. Mike Fisher said police got a call around 3:43 p.m. that a man with a gun was spotted in the parking lot of the Jewel at Route 59 and 135th Street. Five Plainfield squad cars responded to the call, Fisher said, blocking off the entrances to prevent the reported suspect from fleeing. “We came in a’blazing,” Fisher said, but police quickly learned the armed man was an off-duty Woodridge police officer who was trying to stop an apparent theft. Don't miss breaking news — sign up for Woodridge Patch's free email newsletter. The off-duty officer …
Thursday, January 26, 2012
The village of Woodridge kicked off a silver anniversary recognition program for local businesses at Thursday's State of the Village presentation.
Six businesses were recognized for serving the Woodridge community for 25 years or more at Thursday's State of the Village presentation. Jewel-Osco, Paolucci Jewelers, Rosati's Pizza, Swimmer's Edge, Village Barbers and Wilton were the first businesses recognized in the village's new silver anniversary recognition program. Throughout the year, other long-time Woodridge businesses will be recognized, said Michael Mays, director of community development. The program was started after the village's healthy business topic forum last year. Business owners requested more communication with the village, and the village was looking for ways to do so, Mays said. "It's a really neat mix of large and small businesses, which is part of what makes …
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
A man is arrested for driving under the influence in the same block of his home and more.
Nov. 13 Jacket stolen from Dunkin Donuts Someone stole a jacket with an iPhone that was mistakenly left there by a previous customer around 1 p.m. at Dunkin Donuts, 1920 87th St., Woodridge police said. Alcohol stolen from Jewel-Osco Someone removed two bottles of alcohol from Jewel-Osco, 2317 75th St., and fled in a car around 6:30 p.m., police said. Theft from Walgreens Heidi Bak, 42, from the 1900 block of Cowing Ln., Crest Hill, was arrested around 10 p.m. and charged with retail theft after she removed various items from Walgreens, 2501 75th St., police said. Nov. 11 Laptop stolen from residence Someone removed a laptop from a residence between midnight and 5 a.m. in the 3100 block of Shelly Court, police said. Theft from …
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Every week we're rounding up five great local deals.
Caribou Coffee, Darien Deal: Sign up on their website to receive coupons and deals. Nick's Tavern, Lemont Deal: Visit their website to print out a 10 percent off coupon for food purchases. Aldi, Lemont Deal: Priano Italian ingredients under $3, including alfredo sauce, fresh stuffed tortellini, fresh mozzarella and vodka sauce. Jewel-Osco, Woodridge Deal: Register your e-mail address and receive a $5 off coupon. For every friend you refer that signs up, you'll receive an additional $5 off (limit 5). Cinemark, Woodridge Deal: Show your active Military ID or a Student ID and receive a special discount on tickets.
Monday, September 12, 2011
Also included: take part in the Haunted Forest Walk and a food drive at Jewel-Osco.
1. Woodridge Patch turns 1 on Tuesday! To celebrate Woodridge Patch being live for one year, all of our readers and friends are invited to a celebration at the Woodridge Public Library from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15. I'll be in the lobby handing out cookies, balloons and prizes. 2. Village topic forum on Tuesday The third topic forum will be held on Tuesday at the Woodridge Public Library and cover infrastructure, such as Woodridge's roads and sewers. All residents are invited to attend. The forum starts at 7 p.m. in the 2nd floor meeting room. 3. Be part of the Haunted Forest Walk The Woodridge Park District is looking for scary scenes for its annual Haunted Forest Walk. Non-profit organizations are encouraged to take part and …
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Woodridge Police Department reports, June 10-17.
Vodka stolen from Jewel-Osco Someone removed a bottle of vodka from Jewel-Osco, 2317 75th St., around 2:10 p.m., police said. Food stolen from Jewel-Osco Troy Davis, 41, from the 2500 block of Waterbury, was arrested and charged with retail theft after he removed miscellaneous food items from Jewel-Osco, 2317 75th St., police said. Driving under the influence Paul Igyarto, 22, from the 400 block of Downers Grove Drive in Lemont, was arrested around 1:14 a.m. and charged with two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, speeding, improper turn and failure to signal following a traffic stop near the intersection of 75th Street and Woodward Avenue, police said. Theft from Kohl's At …
Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Woodridge police reports, Dec. 28-Jan. 3.
Devante Hecks, 18, of the 7800 block of Woodward Avenue, was arrested and charged with criminal trespass to property around 7:45 a.m. in the 2000 block of Country Club Drive, police said. Someone stole a laptop and a cell phone from a parked car around 12:20 a.m. in the 1900 block of 75th Street, police said. Lisa Parizanski, 45, and Racheal Parizanski, 24, both from the 6500 block of Church Street in Hanover Park, were both arrested and charged with retail theft around 11:10 p.m. after they attempted to remove items from Jewel-Osco, 2317 75th St., police said. Someone shot a BB gun through a living room window around 10 p.m. in the 1900 block Chippingham Road, police said. Alexceon Myers, 33, of the 700 block of Butterfield Road in …