Monday, January 14, 2013
Statewide, 19 New Jersey Kmart stores carried items past their expiration dates. The Moorestown Kmart is among them.
The Moorestown Kmart on Route 38 was one of 19 stores across the state found carrying expired items, according to the state Attorney General's Office. The store was carrying two expired items, according to a consent order released by the state. Of the 257 expired non-prescription drugs and/or infant formulas Kmart was selling—statewide—past their expiration dates, many were several months—some a year or more—beyond the expiration date. The full list of stores and the number of expired items they were found to be carrying is contained in the PDF attached to this story. The list is on page 3. Kmart was hit with a hefty fine, plus a slew of other conditions, in a settlement with the state. Read more at State, Kmart Reach Settlement Over …
Friday, January 11, 2013
Nineteen New Jersey Kmart stores carried expired baby formula and non-prescription medication, according to the Attorney General's Office.
Kmart will pay $302,500, donate $25,000 worth of infant formula to charity, pay for continued unannounced state inspections, and implement new product inspection measures as part of a settlement with the state Division of Consumer Affairs, officials announced Friday. The big box store had been found to have sold or offered for sale expired infant formula and non-prescription medications, the state agency said in a prepared statement. During inspections, inspectors found 257 packages of infant formula, as well as non-prescription medications, that were between nine months to 29 months past the expiration date, but still available for purchase on the shelves at 19 stores in 13 counties. In addition to the fine and donation, Kmart will …
Sunday, March 25, 2012
Moorestown and Cherry Hill police team up to take down the alleged thief, according to a report.
As a result of a cooperative investigation with Cherry Hill Police, Moorestown Police arrested Joan Phillips, 56, of the 2500 block of Jackson Street, Philadelphia, last week for the theft of six wallets from women who had been shopping at the Dollar Tree located in the Kmart shopping plaza, according to a report. The thefts occurred between Feb. 15 and March 17, police said. All information provided by the Moorestown Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Monday, December 19, 2011
A nationwide epidemic of giving has spread to Moorestown.
- HOLIDAY GUIDE
- Rob Scott
Monday, December 19, 2011
A secret army of Kmart shoppers have been anonymously donating toward their fellow customers’ layaway balances since the start of the holiday season. William Thomas, store manager for the Moorestown Kmart, said about three to five of these “layaway angels” have been coming in every day for the past few weeks. The phenomenon has been happening at Kmart stores across the country, as far away as California. Reports suggest it began in the Midwest. Thomas said of the donations: “This is not a program that we started, but something we’re allowing people to do.” Kmart’s layaway program allows customers to put a down payment on a product or products—either 10 percent or $15, whichever’s higher, Thomas said—and have the items held for them until …
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
It’s time for back-to-school savings and Farm to Fork Week in South Jersey.
Believe it or not, but it’s that time of year already. Many stores have early back-to-school sales going on right now. So, print out those supply lists, beat the crowds and have the first pick of brand new, shiny school supplies. Buy now and take advantage of dollar deals and penny purchases. You don’t have to travel far for low prices, but you may want to take a drive to Office Max in Burlington for some great deals. After you’re done shopping for school supplies, enjoy a night out. South Jersey’s Farm to Fork Week began on July 17 and runs through July 21. Delight in a four-course meal for $25 to $35. Local restaurants have created four-course menus using produce from South Jersey farms including Hunters Farm Market and River Side …
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
This week, it's all about the great outdoors.
It’s all about the great outdoors this week. We found some local deals to help you pack a frugal picnic basket for the beach or road trip. If fixing up the yard is your thing, we’ve got you covered in mulch from a local nursery who will deliver to your door. Get ready for the surf, sand and pool with a sale on beach towels. Make your backyard a carnival with swingset prices that can’t be beat. Check out the outdoor decorative pillows, cushions and carpets from Anna’s Linens in Cinnaminson. There were so many great sales this week. We could only highlight a few but here is one more hint to help you save while getting ready for summer. Grills and patio furniture are on sale at Target and when you buy certain items on sale, you get a $50 …