Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Touring ShopRite with Livingston ShopRite's dietician.
Grocery shopping can be daunting because there are so many choices. So when I had the opportunity to tour the Livingston ShopRite with dietician Christine Patorniti, I jumped along with my fellow “Biggest Improver” teammates, Laurie Jung and Susan Meyers, to get an insider’s view of the grocery store shelves. We met Patorniti when she and Jung, the school nurse, recently organized a “Biggest Improver” competition for Burnet Hill Elementary School staff, and Patorniti visited every two weeks with information, samples, recipes, and inspiration. She educated us on the breadth of the healthy, low-cal food scene. Even more questions – and solutions – arose at the grocery store. Patorniti understands that it is a never-ending challenge to keep…
Monday, January 21, 2013
Michael Meyer, 30, of Springfield, was arrested for shoplifting from Millburn's ShopRite.
Springfield Police arrested a 30-year-old man after allegedly shoplifting $28 worth of groceries from ShopRite in Millburn at about 6 p.m. on Jan. 13, Millburn police officials said. According to police report, Michael Meyer, of Springfield, entered the food store with an empty black handbag. The general manager, John Guderian, told police he recognized Meyer from a previous shoplifting incident and watched him place items in his shopping cart. When Meyer paid for the items in his cart, Guderian told police he noticed Meyer's black handbag was full and zipped up. When approached, Meyer refused to open the bag, claiming it contained personal items, according to the police report. Guderian told police he continued to ask to see inside …
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Mayor Sandra Haimoff helps bag groceries to help local food banks.
The Millburn ShopRite kicked off its 13th year participating in September's National Hunger Action Month with its 'Help Bag Hunger' event on Wednesday. As a part of Partners in Caring Day, Mayor Sandra Haimoff bagged groceries in aile seven to help donations to line the shelves of local food banks. "Anything that makes people aware of situation is a reason to help," Haimoff said. "Each year I have been mayor I have done this. I always like to chat with everyone." ShopRite management and the mayor cut a ribbon, opening an aile at 10:30 a.m. for the mayor to pack up groceries with a personalized ShopRite apron. Gov. Chris Christie sent a proclamation letter to the store, thanking it for all its charity this month. The letter sits framed in…
Thursday, March 22, 2012
ShopRite's local contribution will help “Light It Up Blue,” a global effort to raise awareness of autism spectrum disorders
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Light It Up Blue, a global autism awareness campaign, is coming to Bloomfield. Beginning March 25, the Brookdale ShopRite store will be selling “Light It Up Blue” t-shirts for $10, as well as autism “puzzle pieces” for a donation of $1 or $5. All proceeds will go directly to Autism Speaks. Autism Speaks’ mission is to change the future of all who struggle with autism spectrum disorders. A Bloomfield community leader, the Brookdale ShopRite has joined the effort to increase awareness of autism spectrum disorders and advocate for needs of individuals with autism, as well their families and caregivers. Currently in its third year, Light It Up Blue is a unique global initiative that helps shine a light on the growing public health concern …