Saturday, May 19, 2012
Products may have been contaminated with Listeria
Giant Eagle is pulling Farmers Market bagged salad and lettuce with a "best by" date of May 12-22 from its shelves. The products may have been contaminated by Listeria monocytogenes, which can cause serious — and sometimes fatal — illness in children and older people. River Ranch Fresh Foods of California voluntarily recalled the products after learning of the possible contamination. No illnesses have been reported. Click here for a complete list of the recalled Farmers Market products. Giant Eagle is calling customers who may have purchased the products between May 1 and May 18 and asking them to dispose of the lettuce or return it to the store for a refund. For more information, the company is telling customers to call 800-762-7708.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
A Stark County grand jury will hear the facts in the April 14 robbery in which a man pulled a knife on a Giant Eagle employee
A grand jury will hear evidence in the case involving Ronald E. Keen III, 21, of Canton, who's accused of pulling a knife on a Giant Eagle employee. Police say Keen was being unruly with a security guard at the front of the store at 1955 E. Maple St. about 4:15 p.m. April 14. Then he threatened at least one of the store employees with a pocket knife before running east through the parking lot. Police arrested Keen after catching up with him in a yard in the 100 block of Bellview Street NE. He was taken by North Canton Fire and EMS to Mercy Medical Center for treatment after complaining of minor injuries. He was later booked into the Stark County Jail. Police say they also found heroin on Keen. He faces charges of aggravated robbery, a …
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Ronald E. Keen's pre-trial begins April 23.
The man accused of pulling a knife on at least one Giant Eagle employee received a preliminary hearing date Tuesday morning in Canton Municipal Court. Ronald E. Keen III, 21, of Canton, will return to court at 2 p.m. on April 23. He faces two felony charges — aggravated robbery and possession of heroin. If convicted, Keen faces up to 10 years for the robbery charge and a one-year maximum for heroin possession, according to the Stark County Common Pleas Court. North Canton police arrested Keen Saturday after he allegedly pulled a knife on an employee in front of the grocery store at 1955 E. Maple St. Police caught up to him in a yard within the 100 block of Bellview Street NE after he ran through the store parking lot. Keen remains in Stark…
Monday, April 16, 2012
Arraignment continued for man who carried heroin and pulled a knife on a Giant Eagle employee.
Editor's note: An error regarding Keen's court appearance was corrected Tuesday at 2:50 p.m. The arraignment for a Canton man accused of threatening a Giant Eagle employee with a pocket knife will be continued this morning in Canton. Ronald E. Keen III, 21, of Canton, will appear at 9 a.m. at Canton Municipal Court for a continued arraignment related to his arrest Saturday for allegedly pulling a knife on at least one employee at the grocery store. Keen appeared in Massillon Municipal Court Monday morning. According to Canton Clerk of Courts, Keen will face two felony charges — possession of drugs and aggravated robbery. According to North Canton police, Keen got into a dispute with a security guard at the front of the store at 1955 E. …
Police arrested Ronald E. Keen III, 21, of Canton, Saturday outside the Giant Eagle on East Maple Street
Police arrested a Canton man after he threatened a Giant Eagle employee with a pocket knife about 4:15 p.m. Saturday. Here's the account, according to North Canton police: Ronald E. Keen III, 21, of Canton, was being uncooperative with a security guard at the front of the store at 1955 E. Maple St. Then he threatened at least one of the store employees with a pocket knife before running east through the parking lot. Police arrested Keen after catching up with him in a yard in the 100 block of Bellview Street NE. He was taken by North Canton Fire and EMS to Mercy Medical Center for treatment after complaining of minor injuries. Police say they also found heroin on Keen. He was booked into the Stark County Jail and charged with aggravated …
Thursday, September 8, 2011
The North Canton Planning Commission voted 3-2 to not allow Giant Eagle to build a GetGo station at Washington Square, the newspaper reported today
The residents at Wynstone Circle who had adamantly opposed the building of a Giant Eagle GetGo gas station near their homes won't have to worry about that possibility for right now. The Canton Repository reported today the North Canton Planning Commission did not approve Giant Eagle officials going forward with their plan to build the fuel station at Washington Square. You can find the paper's full story here. Find North Canton Patch's coverage of the July planning commission meeting in which residents shared their concerns here.
Thursday, August 4, 2011
Giant Eagle stores remove products for salmonella risk from its area locations
Meat giant Cargill Inc. is recalling close to 36 million pounds of ground turkey following a salmonella outbreak that has killed one and sickened more than 70 people across the country, including some in Ohio. The United States Department of Agriculture announced Wednesday that the products may be contaminated with a multi-drug resistant strain of Salmonella Heidelberg. Cargill products potentially affected were produced at the company’s Springdale, AR., facility from Feb. 20, 2011, through Aug. 2, 2011, according to a company press release. Giant Eagle stores in Northeast Ohio began removing the food giant’s ground turkey products from its shelves and meat cases Wednesday. Products on the Recall List Sold at Giant Eagle: Service Meat Case…
Thursday, July 7, 2011
About 35 people attended Wednesday night's North Canton Planning Commission meeting, and many spoke out about their opposition to a GetGo gas station at Washington Square
Resident after resident stood before the North Canton Planning Commission Wednesday night and laid out why a GetGo gas station at Washington Square is a bad idea. The Giant Eagle gas station will be too close to a residential area and will decrease property values as well as the quality of life for residents because of the sights, smells and sounds associated with a gas station, they said. The gas station is unpleasant looking, it would be susceptible to robberies, there already are two gas stations in the immediate area, and it would increase the danger for those on the walking path, which runs along one side of the proposed station, they said. And it seemed by the end of the meeting, no amount of fencing, shrubbery or FuelPerks would …
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Android version coming soon
Like to have a grocery list with you, but never take your notepad? You're in luck. Giant Eagle launched a new iPhone app Tuesday that may make the task of grocery shopping a bit easier. The app, which is free, allows you to create an online shopping list you can access with your phone, load eOffers and get the savings on your Advantage Card, find a nearby store, and track your Foodperks and Fuelperks discounts, including when they expire. The company is planning an Android app. A Giant Eagle spokesperson said Tuesday it is expect to be launched in the fall.
Friday, May 13, 2011
Two people stole a hefty load of beer from the Giant Eagle at Washington Square within hours of each other Saturday
If two thieves who targeted the Washington Square Giant Eagle May 5 teamed up, they could throw one heck of a party. Within hours of each other Saturday, two people had strolled out of the grocery store with about $175 in alcohol. We're talking four 12-packs of Miller High Life and four 12-packs of Rolling Rock ($75) for one person and four 24-packs of Budweiser, one 12-pack of Milwaukee Ice and one bottle of wine ($95, including a bag of Dad's dog food and some dish soap). The first person left the store with his cart full of beer at about 12:30 p.m., while the other left at about 2:15 p.m. Neither was arrested. Rock through window Someone threw a rock through the window of a car in the 200 block of Lindy Lane Avenue NW about 2:30 a.m. …