Saturday, February 9, 2013
Montgomery Commons Shopping Center, Giant, Costco, Saladworks, and Ooka just some of the Montgomeryville food service establishments inspected by the Montgomery County Department of Health
The Montgomery County Health Department in January conducted inspections of food-service establishments in Montgomery Township. Click each facility's name to see its Patch directory listing and click the date of its inspection to read the health department's report. Want to see more health inspection reports from January? Click here to read the most recent health inspections in Lansdale Borough.
Sunday, September 16, 2012
Valley Stream Apartment man now in custody after stand-off with tactical response team.
The following story is exclusive to Lansdale Patch. UPDATE 7:45 p.m. Detective Sergeant John Ciarlello of Hatfield Township Police said Hatfield Township Police responded to a call of an armed subject threatening suicide at 2:56 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16. Hatfield Township officers made contact with the subject and confirmed he was armed with a handgun, Ciarlello said. The subject was directed to exit and surrender to police, but he refused. Ciarlello said when the subject refused to surrender, the North Penn Tactical Response Team was activated and responded to the scene. A command center was set up at the former J.L. Freed location at Broad Street and Cowpath Road. Neighbors were evacuated from their apartments while police continued …
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Police said an Asian male was caught on camera making purchases of gasoline with a stolen credit card
Lansdale Police are seeking an unidenitified Asian male who has been using a stolen credit card to make purchases of gasoline and of more than $5,000 in electronics and gift cards. A Lansdale woman of the 700 block of East Main Street reported to police that she had lost her wallet on June 27, police said. Records showed the card was used over the next three days to make purchases at Giant, Target, hhgregg and Best Buy, all located in Montgomeryville, and the Big Lots in Lansdale, police said. The suspect also made purchases of gasoline and was seen driving a gray Honda Odyssey minivan with Pennsylvania registration, police said. The suspect is described as speaking with an Asian accent, police said. If you recognize the suspect in the …
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Pedigree Weight Management Meat Ground Beef and Liver Dinner has been removed from sale at Giant Food Stores and Martin's Food Markets
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets, following a recall by Mars Petcare US, announced it removed from sale Pedigree weight management canned dog food products due to a potential choking risk. The following product, with a best before date that falls between 2/24/2014 and 3/23/2014, is included in this recall: Affected product may contain small pieces of blue plastic which entered the food during the production process. While a small number of consumers have reported finding the plastic pieces, no injury or illness associated with the affected product has been reported to date. Customers who have purchased the product should discard any unused portions or bring their purchase receipt to GIANT/MARTIN’S for a full refund. Consumers …
Friday, June 29, 2012
The conversion of the Genuardi's in Upper Gwynedd at Sumneytown Pike and Church Road into a Giant Market begins today. The market will reopen July 8
1. Watch the movie "Big Miracle" (Rated PG) for free at 6:30 p.m. at Lansdale Library. 2. The Skatalites perform at Sellersville Theater at 8 p.m. as part of their "Echoes of Kingston" World Tour, along with special guest Ruder Than You. Tickets are $30. 3. The conversion of the Genuardi's in Upper Gwynedd at Sumneytown Pike and Church Road into a Giant Market begins today. The market will reopen July 8. 4. Bring your favorite percussion instrument to a drum circle at 7:30 p.m. at Virago Baking Company and Cafe, 322 1/2 W. Main St., Lansdale. 5. An entire house yard sale begins tomorrow from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 2065 Stewart Drive in Hatfield Township. Items for sale include furniture, household items, kitchen items, college dorm items, …
Sunday, May 27, 2012
Giant Food Stores have partnered with PetCareRx to fill pet medications at your local Giant pharmacy.
From Giant Food Stores: With more than 60 percent of its grocery shoppers having at least one dog or cat in their household, Giant Food Stores announced the partnership with accredited pet pharmacy PetCareRx to help fulfill the prescription needs of pet owners. Beginning May 27, customers will be able to have their pet prescriptions filled at their local Giant pharmacy. “We are excited to offer this new and convenient option for our customers who are also pet owners,” said Leigh Shirley, director of pharmacy opertions. “In additon to offering a variety of pet food production, customers can complete all of their pets’ shopping needs with one stop stores.” Currently, 40 percent of vet prescriptions can already be filled at Giant pharmacies. …
Friday, April 20, 2012
The family-oriented magazine is designed to help kids have healthier lives. Also, Giant’s ‘Good Things Grow Kid Challenges.’
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Friday, April 20, 2012
In its ongoing efforts to fight childhood obesity and help kids live healthier lifestyles, GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets recently announced a series of activities geared towards healthy kids this spring. In addition, the first issue of the grocers’ brand new “Kid Healthy Ideas,” a free health and wellness magazine, is now available in all stores. The 12-page, full color magazine, is designed for kids ages 8 to 12 and features health-related educational articles, games and recipes. “Healthy choices for families often start at the supermarket and as a grocery retailer we are committed to providing health and wellness information that not only engages adults, but also children,” said Rick Herring, president. “We encourage …
Friday, January 27, 2012
Pinnacle Foods issued the recall Friday
Pinnacle Food Group has issued a recall of several varieties of Aunt Jemima Frozen Pancakes, due to a possible cross-contamination with soy products. Soy is an undeclared allergen. The affected products, according to Pinnacle, use a “By Date” between Nov. 1, 2011 through Oct. 16, 2012. Here are the frozen pancake products included in the recall: Giant Food Stores issued a press release stating that customers can bring their purchase receipt to Giant stores for a full refund. Symptoms of food allergies appear within a few minutes to two hours after eaten the food to which he or she is allergic, according to MedicineNet.com. An allergy can begin as an itching in the mouth and difficulty swallowing and breathing. Then, during digestion, …
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
There's music for your ears tonight at Dock Woods Community, and Abington Memorial Hospital offers a heart and stroke risk assessment at Giant.
1. North Wales Elementary holds its plant sale beginning today and running until Friday. 2. North Penn Singers present a concert at 7:30 p.m. at the chapel at Dock Woods Community, 275 Dock Drive, Towamencin. The concert is free and open to everyone. 3. Head over to Giant Food Store, 1201 Knapp Road, Montgomery Township, not for milk and eggs, but to check your heart and stroke risk. Abington Memorial Hospital’s Pilla Heart Center and Stroke Center offers a free community heart and stroke risk assessment today from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nurses will provide information to prevent heart disease and control blood pressure. 4. Nursing mothers can get together today at 7:30 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, Room 122, 1000 W. Main St., Lansdale. For …
Thursday, March 31, 2011
Thursday's here, and you have no idea what to do for the weekend.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend. Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit and new bars/restaurants/shops to explore. 1. Lansdale Catholic Presents Bye Bye Birdie Where/When: Lansdale Catholic High School, 700 Lansdale Ave., Lansdale; March 31-April 3, 7 p.m., and April 2-3 at 1 p.m. Why go: Lansdale Catholic High School students will perform the energetic rock and roll musical Bye Bye Birdie. Pricing: $8 students, $10 adults 2. Digital Photography Class Where/When: North Penn YMCA, Harleysville branch, 311 Alumni Ave., Harleysville; April 1 and every Friday in April, from 10 to 11 a.m. Why go: Learn PC-based …