Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Police are searching for suspects after items are stolen from cars and someone reportedly pointed what appeared to be an Air Soft pistol at a jogger near The Principia.
The following information was supplied by the Town and Country Police Department. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) Feb. 9 - Feb. 10: Police report a theft from an unlocked vehicle in the 400 block of Cheshire Farm which is off Conway Road just west of Mason Road. During the overnight hours, a silver Apple MAC laptop computer was stolen. Feb. 5: A jogger told police that around 3:41 p.m. an occupant in a maroon Scion pointed an object that appeared to be an Air Soft pistol at the jogger in the 13200 block of Clayton Road near The Principia. Police said the descriptions of the suspects is limited, but they appeared to be teenagers. Feb. 4: Between 11:30 am. and 12:30 p.m. an Apple iPad was …
Thursday, November 22, 2012
The retail giant will be open all day in St. Louis on Thanksgiving Day, then Black Friday sales begin at 8 p.m. Here's what you'll find, plus how the store plans to handle security.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
The retail giant will be open all day in Manchester on Thanksgiving Day, then Black Friday sales begin at 8 p.m. Here's what you'll find, plus how the store plans to handle security.
Holiday shoppers get ready! The holiday shopping season is getting underway. (Read Previous Story: Walmart Holding Its Earliest Black Friday Ever) As previously reported by Patch, Walmart is beginning its Black Friday deals at its earliest time ever this year. St. Louis area stores will be open all day on Thursday and will begin running "Black Friday" sales at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. As the world’s largest retailer prepares for one of the most popular shopping days of the year, Patch got a sneak peak at some of the deals the store will offer shoppers, including the Manchester Highlands Walmart. (View some of the deals in the photo portion of this article). (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Walmart staff …
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Techies will love the almost unlimited options available this holiday season. From affordable tablets to the newest cell phones, there is sure to be winner on this year’s list of the hottest in all things techie.
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Small tablets are becoming a major selling point as consumers look for options packed in smaller packages. Apple has dominated the larger tablet industry with its iPad, and the iPad 4 will be released Nov. 2 with a starting price of $499. But competition is heating up in the smaller tablet market, with four worthy competitors vying for market share. Gaming systems are continually being updated and reconfigured. If there’s a gamer on your list, maybe a new system is high on their list. eReaders are turning paperback enthusiasts into digital reader converts. Two new eReaders are brightening the industry this holiday season. These days, smartphones are everywhere, doing …
Friday, August 17, 2012
Four women were charged last week in connection with the thefts in 2011.
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Friday, August 17, 2012
Four women who cleaned airplanes at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport face criminal charges for iPad and iPod thefts from flights in 2011. The women stole or received at least six iPads, two iPods and six ebook readers, according to court documents. During the thefts, all four women worked for ABM Janitorial Services, a contractor responsible for cleaning Southwest Airline planes at Lambert. Police said she stole an iPad valued at $909 between 9 p.m. Nov. 5 and 12:30 a.m. Nov. 6 from the Airport Operations area at Lambert. Police said they found one Nook and five Kindle ebook readers valued at $1,309 at Doss’ residence. The items had been stolen from airplanes, according to a police report. Lambert Airport Police said in a statement…
The Parkway School District is using two Parkway schools to test their new initiative, BYOD (Bring Your Own Device).
The Parkway School District is using two Parkway schools to test their new initiative, BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). Students at Parkway Central Middle and Parkway North High School are allowed to bring their own electronic device to class this year. The initiative, called BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), aims to catch up with modern times. “I think it was time for us to try it out,” said Parkway School Board president Beth Feldman. The program, Feldman said, will have to be tested out at the two schools before implementing it district wide. “The teachers will have to establish the parameters,” Feldman said. “They will need to determine what the students can use, what they can see, what the teachers are going to do with this technology and …
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
The Target in Town and Country Crossing is participating in the trade-in offer that gives customers a store credit for their used electronics.
If you have an iPad, iPhone or iPad that you are ready to get rid of, take it to Target and the store will give you a gift card in return for the device. The Town and Country Target store is participating in the trade-in offer. Town and Country store staff tells Patch that customers can trade-in online or in-stores. However, customers must work with a member of the Target Mobile staff if making the trade-in at the store, so check your local store for their hours. According to the St. Louis Post Dispatch, Target is offering the deal at more than 1,450 retail locations through a partnership with NextWorth. The offer runs through Feb. 11. The Post-Dispatch reports the following trade-in amounts: Click here for more information on the offer…
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
The St. Louis County Library offers classes on how to use the Nook, Kindle or iPad you got for Christmas—including how to check out free e-books with your library card.
Did you get a new e-reader or tablet computer during the holidays? Wondering what to do with it? The St. Louis County Library can help and the Grand Glaize branch is just around the corner. The library has more than 7,000 e-books to choose from, including popular titles recently made into movies and TV shows: The Help, Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Water for Elephants andA Song of Ice and Fire. The books return themselves automatically after seven, 14 or 21 days (your choice), meaning no late fees—ever. To help readers check out e-books on the library’s website, librarians are hosting classes to help patrons learn to use their new Nook, iPad, Kindle and other eBook devices. The how-to classes in January and February are a preemptive effort …