Friday, November 2, 2012
Best Buy and Super Target begin matching prices of online retailers beginning Nov. 1. Find the nearest locations to you in Patch's business directory.
So, you just can't wait to get your Christmas 2012 gift-shopping groove on? You don't have to wait until Black Friday to get some great online deals. Best Buy's announcement that it will allow in-store customers to price-match online retailers by showing the price on their smartphones has been matched by Target and Super Target, according to BFAds.net, a website devoted to Black Friday and gift-shopping alerts. Among other online retailers, the stores will match prices of Amazon.com, Walmart.com,Toysrus.com and Babiesrus.com. Best Buy's price-matching begins Sunday, Nov. 4, while Target's begins Thursday, Nov. 1. You can catch those deals locally at these nearby stores. Visit our business directory for more information.
Thursday, October 4, 2012
The voluntary recall of salmonella-contaminated peanut and almond butter includes more than 70 products.
Better check your butter—nut butter, that is. A voluntary recall of salmonella-tainted peanut and almond butter that began with products sold at Trader Joe’s, has now expanded to include more than 70 products sold nationwide. Stores that carry products named in the recall include Target, Whole Foods, Wal-Mart, GNC and Meijer. The almond and peanut butters were manufactured between May 1 and Sept. 24. Thirty people across 19 states have reported salmonella food poisoning that was later linked to the contaminated nut butters, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. One of those cases was in Illinois. About two-thirds of the illness were reported in children younger than 10. Salmonella symptoms include nausea, diarrhea, …
Monday, January 16, 2012
Carlos Adraneda, 29, from Skokie, had been under investigation by Target when he was arrested in Woodridge Jan. 6.
A Skokie man who had stolen almost $7,000 in merchandise from various Chicago-area Targets was arrested at Woodridge's location Dec. 6, according to Woodridge police. Carlos Adraneda, 29, from 5016 Wright Terrace in Skokie, was arrested around 11:07 a.m. and charged with retail theft after he attempted to remove several items from Target, 2333 63rd St. After talking with Target security, police officers discovered Adraneda had also stolen merchandise from a Bolingbrook Target and had been under investigation by Target for several weeks. In all, Adraneda had stolen $6,676 worth of items from various Target stores in the Chicago area, according to police. Officers were granted felony approval for charges against Adraneda, police said.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Holiday decorations damaged, $450 stolen from purse, windshield cracked with bottle and more in this week's police blotter.
Dec. 7 Theft from Target Jennifer Taylor, 31, from the 1100 block of Lincoln Ave., Downers Grove, was arrested around 2:30 p.m. and charged with retail theft after she removed various items from Target, 2333 63rd St., Woodridge police said. Theft from Kohl's Alexander Villanueva, 25, from the 200 block of Cass Avenue in Westmont, was arrested around 3:50 p.m. and charged with retail theft after he removed a pair of shoes from Kohl’s, 1001 75th St., police said. Dec. 5 Front windshield cracked with bottle Someone cracked the front windshield with a bottle in the 3400 block of 83rd Street around noon, police said. Holiday decorations damaged Someone damaged holiday decorations in the yard of a residence in the 9000 block of Francis …
Monday, December 5, 2011
Hair products stolen from Jewel-Osco, thefts at Kohl's and Target and more in this week's police blotter.
Nov. 30 Theft from Jewel Two people took various hair products from Jewel-Osco, 2317 75th St., and fled in a car around 7:30 p.m., police said. Nov. 29 Trespass Christopher Brooks, 18, from the 7700 block of Woodward Avenue, was arrested around 5:30 p.m. and charged with criminal trespass to real property while at the Windsor Lakes apartment complex in the 7300 block of Woodward Avenue, police said. Car hood ornament stolen Someone took a hood ornament from a car in the 2500 block of Forest Drive between 5 p.m. on Nov. 29 and 7 a.m. on Nov. 30, police said. Nov. 26 Illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor Tiffany Bonilla, 18, from the 1000 block of Kuhn Road in Carol Stream, was arrested around 12:40 a.m. and charged with illegal…
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, November 15, 2011
More than 90,000 people have signed a petition asking Target to open later. Would you go at midnight to shop?
Target's decision to open its doors at midnight on Thanksgiving has drawn plenty of attention this week. As of Tuesday at 4 p.m., almost 91,000 people have signed a petition at Change.org asking Target not to open at midnight on Thanksgiving as planned. The petition asks that Target open instead at 5 a.m. Friday to allow workers to spend more time with their families. Anthony Hardwick, an Omaha-based employee, started the petition. "With the midnight opening, employees like myself will have to leave for work right in the middle of Thanksgiving Dinner," Hardwick said in a statement. "We don't mind hard work, but cutting into our holidays is a step too far." Target employees have been asked to arrive at the store no later than 11 p.m. …
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
We've got deals in Woodridge, Lemont and Darien for you this week.
Jewel-Osco, Lemont Deal: Save $2 when you buy three American Greeting cards Walmart, Darien Deal: Beauty products under $5, including Maybelline New York Volume Express Mascara, Unstoppable Eyeliner and New York Color Sensational Lip Color Target, Woodridge Deal: Get a $75 gift certificate to Target when you purchase the XBox Kinetic Bundle for $299.99 Kohl's, Lemont Deal: Save up to 40 percent on select outerwear for the entire family Dominick's, Woodridge Deal: When you get your flu shot at the Dominick's pharmacy, receive 10 percent off your next grocery purchase
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Woodridge police reports, Sept. 15-21.
Sept. 21 Fugitive from Justice James Barnhill, 43, of the 6700 block of Briarcliff, Bolingbrook, was arrested on charges of operating an uninsured motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration and fugitive from justice following a traffic stop in the 7600 block of Route 53, police said. Sept. 19 Semitrailer stolen Someone removed a semitrailer that contained various items from the 11000 block of Katherine’s Crossing during the overnight hours of Sept. 18 and 19, police said. Sept. 18 Driving under the influence, trespass James Wilcher, 21, of the 2500 block of Forest Drive, Woodridge, was arrested about 3:17 a.m. near Meadowdale and Woodridge Drive on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol, criminal …
Monday, September 19, 2011
Child safety seat check, village board meeting and library program on Michelangelo.
1. Woodridge to hold open house, town meeting Come to Bobak's Signature Events on Oct. 6 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for a Woodridge open house and hear from Mayor William F. Murphy at 7 p.m. 2. Library program on Michelangelo Monday Art Historian Michelle Mishur will discuss the sculptures of Michelangelo, processes and historical context of Michelangelo at the Woodridge Public Library at 7 p.m. on Monday. Registration is requested. 3. The Park District offering hayrides Ever wish you could take your organization, workplace or group of friends on a hayride? The Woodridge Park District is offering hayrides at Echo Point Park and Castaldo Park on Saturdays. You get a 30-minute hayride and then have hot dogs and s'mores. Pre-registration is …