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Pamela McCarthy July 22, 2014 at 08:53 am
They need to expand to more states! Just got back from the Berkshires in MA...terrible not beingRead More able to find a Wawa when you need one!
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Julie July 6, 2014 at 03:35 pm
Nobody said there was anything wrong with it. I just don't think it belongs on a hamburger wrapper.Read More You know damn well if they put a big cross and a prayer on the wrapper people would go insane. Same thing... have your opinions and beliefs but don't shove it down people's throat.
Jeff July 7, 2014 at 05:25 pm
So are straight kids eligible for those scholarships too, or is this revers discrimination? I'mRead More pretty sure that LGBT kids are eligible for regular scholarships.
Steiner July 7, 2014 at 09:14 pm
Julie...if you are so concerned, just order the original whopper.
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Michael Crowne July 1, 2014 at 05:56 pm
7/11 can introduce whatever they want to bolster unhealthy sales. Bottom line is that Wawa and otherRead More stores are now more popular and cleaner. 7/11 has seen it's day.
amisstree July 2, 2014 at 11:08 am
How can anyone entertain frequenting or even entering a 711? Wawas are clean, have a nice variety ofRead More fresh food (that hasn't been sitting under a heat lamp for 29 hours), and you can understand/decipher what the employees are saying to you. 711, your day has come and gone, the coffee isn't even palatable with its coagulated film of filth swimming on the surface of the black murky liquid.
dwayne roberson June 26, 2014 at 07:07 am
Our country has the worst energy policy of my entire lifetime. The government elite are overRead More regulating by design so costs "necessarily skyrocket". Their objective is to price us out of our automobiles while these hupocrates inflict carbon footprints hundreds of times of an average citizen. Politicians continue to prevent the Keystone Pipeline as a environmental canard when it would diminish the shipping emissions for the oil. Political donors push to stop the pipeline when it would help all of us. The Keystone pipeline would increase domestic supply, create thousands of great jobs and enhance national security right here because global conflict in the middle east is a guarantee. Remember these green cronies on your next trip to the grocery store because they are behind the increase in food as well.
mike fondots June 26, 2014 at 10:18 am
yet only 13% of our oil is imported???
Kathleen Hoynes June 26, 2014 at 01:23 pm
We don't even get our oil from there! Gauging by the oil companies!
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christine mcgrath June 30, 2014 at 02:26 am
Okay, so 1st, lets set the record and your mind at ease. We all lost our health insurance b/c theRead More parent company decided that they were not going to contribute to our healthcare any more. We got about 1 months notice and there was no option to continue it on our own. The union scrambled to find us health coverage that they could afford on their own and keep most everyone insured.When they knew that Obamacare was definitely becoming a law they just stopped paying into our healthcare fund and pension. They missed 4+ payments. They are a multi million $ corp and they are just plain greedy. They won't even let us bring in the products are consumers want b/c it's politics for them. We have made huge concessions for years and years: we worked nights, all holidays, even Christmas... talk to my kids about how happy they were about that. We have not had raises and paid a lot more for our health insurance too all b/c we wanted to keep what we had. We passed up much better paying jobs with room for advancement. America was built on the backs of strong working union members and they got protection by being a member. Acme is prepared to strike and they will if they are forced to.
christine mcgrath June 30, 2014 at 02:41 am
Now, here is where my family and i am at this moment in time. When this all happened with theRead More insurance, i was supposed to take my 10 year old little girl down to DuPont for Diagnostics. It never happened. We had to go through local resources, 1 department at medicine at a time. We knew several months ago that she had a tumor in her brain, deep, deep in her thalamus region. I personally have dercum's Disease, one of the rarest diseases known to mankind with only 1 specialist in the Entire U.S. who treats it. The plan was to fly out to Boston's Childrens hospital b/c they have a special program for kids like her. None of that is going to happen. I can't see my specialist and she can't see hers! Why, b/c after 22 years of being an Acme Employee, I no longer have the insurance that allowed me to see whom i wanted as my choice, or to state more correctly, the contributions that were promised and written up in a legal and binding contract. Acme is breaking the law just like all big companies do and try to get away with by stomping all over the little people. We don't make a lot of money. We live hand to mouth. Some of us don't even get ANY extra $ when we have to work a holiday. Huh, imagine that? BTW there is a huge difference between entitlement and eligibility. Many of us don't even make enough to qualify for Obamacare b/c of all those raises we made concessions on over the years. Yes, if you don't make a certain amount of money you just can't even get on the Health care exchange free market! Acme's parent company doesn't care about anyone but themselves. Not you or me or a little girl with a brain tumor so don't be fooled. This is all about the greed and that's what's wrong with America!
christine mcgrath June 30, 2014 at 02:47 am
I feel sorry for you that you are so anti-union. If it's just the union that you are boycotting andRead More the fact that they won't appropriate some of their millions to make their stores better than you should just continue to go to Walmart. They love your type there. Do you honestly think, that we want the conditions the way they are? No, we want job security and we want it to count for something. We actually want what you want in respect to nice, clean, well stocked stores. Who wouldn't?
John Child June 23, 2014 at 07:27 am
It's called inflation. Inflation today is nearly 10% (if you measured it like we did in 1980), notRead More the 2% the Gov't keeps re-defining it to. They've redefined inflation 22 times , why? To cover-up the massive wealth transfer (theft) that results from inflation. The Top .1% in the Government and the Banks are robbing the 99.99% with inflation. Quantitative Easing is nothing more than inflation ... The Fed & The Gov't are inflating their way out of the National Debt pure and simple. Get used to smaller and smaller packages. Get used to higher and higher prices. Pantry Portfolios all over the country are expected to yield 10% or better over the next few years, so load up on non-perishables, it'll prove to be a great investment! Welcome to the Zero-Growth New Normal.
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If this story was about any other business raising their prices, we'd be reading about protests orRead More "fat cats" getting fatter, etc. etc.
Lee Snover June 25, 2014 at 06:04 pm
Already too expensive. But costs of Obamacare must be covered somehow.
Nancy Benson June 23, 2014 at 08:26 am
Having worked my way through college by waitressing, I always tip well, but I know others don't. AndRead More oftentimes it isn't the server's fault i.e. it could be the cook's, but the server "pays the price." In general I'm against the "spread the wealth" concept but I don't think this falls under that category. I think it is a good idea, and one that is based on fairness. And I agree that if the service is poor, complain to the manager after the meal.
Rosemary Reed Bandura June 23, 2014 at 08:49 am
Having worked as a bartender and a waitress, I think the no tipping trend is a terrible idea.Read More Working for tips is usually the reason a person does that job and if they want to earn that tip, they do it well. If you get a bad server, letting them know, in a nice way is the best way to handle the issue and show it in their tip. Working as a food server comes with a lot of things you don't see or feel until you've done it. No reward for your service...don't like it!
Gina TB June 24, 2014 at 05:04 am
Does anyone know what the word TIPS means??? It's an acronym. ..To Insure Proper Service It wasRead More supposed to be an incentive for good service.
Bethany June 18, 2014 at 11:09 am
My goodness that was rude.
harryfinster June 18, 2014 at 11:15 am
but true
The Truth June 18, 2014 at 04:36 pm
The only golden arch I'm familiar with is the golden arch I make when I'm taking a leak on yourRead More mom's face behind the dumpster when I'm done with her...
Veronica holz June 17, 2014 at 07:43 am
We need more employers like Starbucks in this country! And their coffee is so good it has made themRead More hugely successful.
John Child June 17, 2014 at 08:04 am
You have a problem majoring in Sanskrit Poetry? You're making it sound like a bad thing!
The Truth June 17, 2014 at 12:07 pm
I prefer to write my poetry on cuneiform tablets thank you very much...
Amtrak plans to launch high-speed Wi-Fi service that will allow streaming media and downloading large files. Credit: File|Patch
Hank June 12, 2014 at 11:19 am
Amtrak should be doing this along the Auto train route to Florida. Having been on the Acela, theyRead More already have wifi. But on the Auto Train -- an overnight experience -- there is no wifi. This would reduce traffic along the I-95 corridor going south and make Amtrak -- dare I say it -- reasonable value if not profitable...
ssbun June 13, 2014 at 08:42 am
The auto train has WiFi but only in the lounge car. I traveled on the auto train last month.
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MillicentBroderick June 6, 2014 at 12:28 pm
@will. Unfortunate coincidence
Carl W June 6, 2014 at 01:03 pm
Do we know that the real spelling is d-o-u-g-h-n-u-t-s ? "Doughnuts!!" Nonetheless, weRead More love'em anyway.
Carole Soule June 7, 2014 at 08:16 am
While I love DD coffee I was hard pressed to choose a free doughnut. The one I did choose made meRead More gag. Cider donuts, made by Chichester Country Store, are the answer.
A demonstration in March by Open Carry Texas. Credit Facebook
JB June 6, 2014 at 09:53 am
The 2nd ammendment has nothing to do with hunting or sporting. Please read more history and getRead More your facts straight and understand the 2nd ammendment. I agree, those carrying open in stores are pushing the evelope, but they are not breaking the law. If you feel so strong about not having a "gun", post a sign in your yard and wear a shirt that says, "GUN Free". Also, many studies have been done that prove, states and cities with stronger gun restrictions, have more crime. People need to quit being so affraid of a "gun". It is a tool, it is the person using the tool that is the problem.
Ralph Meyer June 6, 2014 at 03:00 pm
I left a comment but some doofus removed it--probably a stupid republican (are they anything else?Read More gun lovers and supporters of murder and mayherm... lovers of the super rich they won't tax because they're so well bribed, inhumane people who don't care how sick hard working poor get so they want to stop any kind of universal health care. NOW, let see if this comment gets removed!!!
Craig Motyka June 8, 2014 at 07:36 am
This is really a non story ... If you don't like a stores policy simple don't shop there ... andRead More second no store or restaurant has any idea if your carrying concealed this notion of strapping a rifle on your back and wondering around seems silly to me but it is our legal right as well in pa ....With guns we are are citizens without guns we are subjects remember that
Panera officially announced Tuesday that they are saying goodbye to all artificial additives in their food. Credit: File|Patch
SP June 4, 2014 at 12:55 pm
Some of the "additives" mentioned above are vitamins and other naturally-occurringRead More substances. On the other hand, they use artificial sweeteners in their salad dressings (and who knows in what else). Too bad they're not making the change until 2016. And you're right, "that'll be the day." It's unlikely that (most) humans will ever stop eating bread. I know I won't!
Neil June 4, 2014 at 01:45 pm
This has nothing to do with Roxborough. Is there even a Panera in Roxborough? This site is forRead More local news, if the writer wants a job with the inquire or philly.com please apply there and hire someone who will report on local news. The only post on the front page of this site that have to do with Manayunk or Roxborough are about homes for sale or rent.
Francis Kilinsky June 5, 2014 at 09:50 am
What a ploy to get some free publicity! Without those additives Panera's offerings will be blandRead More and tasteless.
Dianne M. Struble May 30, 2014 at 07:19 am
Why wouldn't you just use a car seat if you felt the need to have your child's it up while sleeping?
Mattie May 30, 2014 at 09:57 am
I see the Patch trolls are playing flag games again..... Three different posts from me, just thisRead More morning, on three different articles, and all three deleted. I'm sure this one will be next.
Anna Lisa May 31, 2014 at 11:23 pm
Obviously people didn't read the directions or simply didn't realize the risk. They made terribleRead More mistakes and I'm sure they're beyond devastated. I'm so disturbed by my fellow commenters' cold and harsh comments--"stupidity," "ignorance," etc. I'm so sorry for these families and the deceased babies. What horrible tragedies. Let's have some compassion.
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Ned May 20, 2014 at 09:00 am
I really don't think the rich are hurting in the USA but the middle class is being eliminated. WhenRead More that happens you have a 3rd world country. USA will soon be considered 3rd world.
Michael Crowne May 20, 2014 at 11:37 am
Discount Quality Stores are Booming. TJ Maxx.... Ross..... etcccc.
Emmett Gruici May 20, 2014 at 04:35 pm
I recall a comment made a few years ago at an address by our representative at one of our meetingsRead More that the slums of today are the 20 year old malls that have been abandoned.
Country1st May 7, 2014 at 11:47 am
...well the story in the NYT pointed out a number of other of his deficiencies -- looked like he wasRead More on his way out regardless of this massive breach
etdkomins May 7, 2014 at 03:25 pm
Education for Country First. Barry knows what he's talking about. This was not one person's fault.Read More As a matter of fact, it wasn't just Target's fault. They were trying to figure out how it happened, albeit too late. Mark my words, it will happen again with some other major retailer. Watch the television expose on "The Inside Man," if you can find last week's episode. There are companies, much, much larger than Target, who track every single move and piece of information you have ever put on the Internet, to order anything or access any website! Plus, they refuse to give you the information they have on you!!! They publish and sell this information, completely unprotected or encrypted all over the Internet, supposedly for "marketing purposes!" Because of this, it's easy pickings for any halfway knowledgeable hacker. There are no laws to stop it or protect us, yet, because they hide behind the notion that it is "computers" that are collecting and using information that is already out there! Everyone in America needs to be educated about the real truth of what is being done with our personal information and fight hard for legislation to protect our privacy. The way it is set up now, you have a choice of privacy or convenience. You can't have both if you want to participate daily in the cyber world we live in. Steinhafel is just a scapegoat for Target's lack of concern and caution for their customer's protection. This is why they're giving him such a good severance package! He could probably sue them and win, if he had the inclination. This indifference seems to exist everywhere in the "free market" system of capitalization these days. "Buyer Beware!!"
Country1st May 11, 2014 at 08:57 am
WHY is it you that folks like Barry and Etdko keep barking for your OWNERS --when they don't give aRead More shite about you. And Etty -- the CEO IS Target. Read the NYT piece -- and turn off Limblah
Jimmy D April 27, 2014 at 09:00 am
Thanks again for the information. Like the free coffee at Wawa story, this one is too, a day late.Read More Please do us a favor and don't let us know the day the world is ending. We won't be around to read your interesting story.
Clint April 27, 2014 at 01:01 pm
Isn't the purpose of information to let someone know what is going to happen? You should cover thisRead More from a new angle since you like to inform people of stuff AFTER IT HAPPENS. You need to go to the location and give a report of how the event went, maybe interview some people who took part instead of telling us that something is free after the opportunity of free has come and gone
Mary Stewart April 22, 2014 at 07:36 am
Comcast mafia blocks every Phillies game on Direct tv and I pay extra for the MLB package. Take aRead More trip to Camden Yards. It's a beautiful stadium with charming people, Hon! Stay at the Hilton overlooking Camden Yards. We're O's and Ravens fans since Comcast blocks all local sports if you don't choose them.
rich April 22, 2014 at 09:11 am
broke bastards !
EJ Cox April 24, 2014 at 08:02 pm
Overpayed bunch of louts in those teams and many are proving thmselves to be so by theirRead More inabilities. I stopped going to sports games after I and my daughter got a beer shower by a drunk from an upper level and nothing was done... None of my "earned" money for their betting parlor...
It could cost Americans 20 percent more to get their bacon fixes as a deadline virus sweeps through the nation's hog barns. (Patch file photo)
all-c-ing-eye April 18, 2014 at 03:14 pm
And all this time i thought it was Pork Barrel spending.
JBrad April 19, 2014 at 02:57 pm
Mark, Your words are absolutely disgusting. Please do not use this comment thread as a vehicle toRead More spew your racist mentality. And for your information, food-borne illnesses come from agriculture, period. All around the world, including in the U.S. Lastly, your hatred for people of colour does not mean that you understand disease, at all. Good luck in life.
Eric Wessels May 7, 2014 at 11:16 am
If you really are worried about pork: It has come to my attention, much too late to do anythingRead More about it probably, that there is a hog confinement proposed to be constructed within 1 mile of my home. This is not an uncommon occurrence in the state of Iowa. In fact there are 10 homes within 1 mile of this proposed facility, some just ½ mile away. I have looked at the manure management plan and one poor family will have manure spread on three sides of their property throughout the year. Of course this proposed facility is under the limit of 2500 hogs to require a permit by 20 hogs, so no one was notified. They will run 2 sets of hogs through the facility each year, 4960 hogs. This will produce over 660,000 gallons of liquid waste to be stored in a 270’ long, 70’ wide, 8’ deep lagoon. The manure will all be spread in section 13 of the Adel Township in Dallas County. My secondary concern (my primary concern is my family) is for others impacted and the county as a whole. This is terrible planning. The proposed facility lies in the center between Adel, Waukee, and Dallas Center. Dallas County is the second fastest growing county in the country. Waukee builds a new school every year. The Waukee soccer complex is a short 3.5 mile drive south. The proposed new county facilities would be 3 miles away. There is a church on highway 6 less than 3 miles away. The parking lot for the bike trail in Waukee is less than 3 miles away. The bike trail from Waukee to Dallas Center that was just completed, and is well used, is less than 100 yards. All of these items are outside the limits set by the legislature, but all will be affected. The county web site has maps indicating the entire core from Waukee to Adel and DC is anticipated residential with a regional commercial core where this is located. The long range planning has a western bypass that ties into the highway 5 bypass going right by this facility less than half a mile. Maybe this is what they mean by regional commercial. The map shows a 3/4 mile swath from R16 to R22 just north of 270th street. In a conversation I had w/ the county, it was stated this owner plans to build several (no number or location was given) in Dallas County. He can put facilities of this size every ½ mile without a permit because they will all be considered individual units under the size required to be permitted. I can’t believe this is what the citizens of Dallas County want, or what the planning organizations spend their time working on simply to be ignored. The problem primarily lies in the fact that local control is not allowed. In almost every other aspect of governance, local control is preferred and advocated for by the Iowa legislature. Big Ag controls the legislature and the DNR. Talk to your rep. Talk to your senator. Get local control for issues that affect you and your neighbors.
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the truth is a dope April 16, 2014 at 04:03 pm
all joking aside, the truth IS a dope!
The Truth April 16, 2014 at 04:18 pm
Did you get your free coffee today DOPE? Its free so that falls right in your pricing level. HopeRead More you didn't spill it on your crotch and hurt yourself. We wouldn't want to be deprived of yet another generation of your degenerate family running around calling people dopes...
Jimmy D April 17, 2014 at 07:16 am
Today is Thursday the 17th. Thanks for the heads up.
The Truth April 11, 2014 at 04:23 pm
Yes but capitalism does not work that way, governments do not decide what/where businesses go (atRead More least not yet anyway, give them time...) BTW we have 2 here in Lansdale lol!
michael kramny April 12, 2014 at 08:08 am
hard to find a taco bell .
The Truth April 13, 2014 at 01:17 am
Lansdale...have 2..."Truth is a Dope" works there...
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