Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Woodridge shoppers can save money at the pump using a new rewards points program.
Dominick’s and ExxonMobil have teamed up to provide shoppers a new way to save at the pump. According to a press release, Dominick’s shoppers and Mobil customers can now earn reward points for most products purchased at Dominick’s stores and redeem their points at participating Mobil locations. In Woodridge, customers can choose to shop at Dominick'sand use rewards points at the Mobil gas station, 1940 75th St. Find more grocery stores in our business directory. According to a recent Dominick’s survey, nearly three of four people will drive out of their way to purchase more affordable gas, and 76 percent of consumers said they would change where they grocery shop and purchase gas to save money. “Dominick’s listens to its shoppers, and we…
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Police report Ali Akel, 32, of Darien, used a racial slur against two black men and attacked one.
A Darien man was arrested at a Woodridge gas station Monday and charged with a hate crime, according to police. Ali Akel, 32, was arrested after allegedly using a racial slur against two black men, according to a Daily Herald report. Akel then spat on one of the men, knocked him to the ground and started to punch him, the report said. In addition to the hate crime charge, Akel was charged with aggravated battery and marijuana possession. The incident took place at Mobil, 1940 75th St., around 3:30 p.m. Akel was released on bail Tuesday, the report said. Akel told Judge Michael Wolfe in DuPage County Bond Court on Tuesday that he would “probably” plead guilty, the report said.
Monday, June 20, 2011
The cheapest places to fill up around Woodridge for Monday, June 20.
For the first time in a while, averages for gas prices have decreased. Statewide, drivers are paying an average of $3.897 per gallon, compared with the national average of $3.646. Of course, prices for gas still aren't cheap, so to help minimize your pain at the pump, here’s a rundown of the lowest regular gas prices in Woodridge, courtesy of GasBuddy.com. Avoid: Editor’s Note: The prices listed reflect current prices per gallon of regular gasoline at the time of publication. Prices are subject to change. Prices and state and national averages updated as of Monday, June 20, 10:30 a.m.