Friday, January 18, 2013
Find the cheapest gas in Macungie
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Friday, January 18
The first two weeks of 2012 saw gas prices rise 12 cents because of geopolitical tensions with Iran. Through the same period in 2013, pump prices have risen only a penny, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report. Gas prices fell slightly in the Lehigh Valley area over the week by about a cent, which is about 5 cents higher than a year ago. The price per gallon in Pennsylvania is also down – by about 1 cent – since last week. The national average price of a gallon of self-serve regular is $3.297, while the average locally is $3.476. Nearby, the cheapest price for a gallon of regular is $3.44 at the Turkey Hill in Macungie. If you spotted a better price, tell us in comments. 1/15/13 WEEK AGO YEAR AGO National $3.297 $3.300 $3.387 Pennsylvania…
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Political pundits say Wawa benefited from publicity over Mitt Romney's controversial campaign stop.
The latest edition of PoliticsPa's Ups & Downs List says the Delware County-based Wawa convenience store chain got a boost from Mitt Romney's visit to Pennsylvania on Father's Day weekend. Where's the best spot in your community for Romney or Obama to campaign? Tell us in the comments section below. It was a controversial campaign stop since Romney was set to visit one Wawa but showed up at a different location when protesters and former Gov. Ed Rendell rallied at Romney's original destination. Here's a rundown of commentary on Romney's "Wawa-gate" including everything from the finer points of hoagies versus subs to the text of Romney's speech at the event. Wawa has about 570 stores in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and …
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
DUI suspect's vehicle hits three posts at Lower Macungie store, police say.
You can do a lot of things at Wawa along Route 100 in Lower Macungie Township. Drop by for a newspaper, gasoline or coffee? Absolutely. A sandwich? Sure. Withdraw cash from the automated teller machine? Yup, that too. Like to play games? Lottery tickets are on sale. Play pinball? Well . . . not usually. But, maybe not all visitors to the store know that, at least one of them didn't seem to be aware in the overnight hours of May 1. The scene in the parking lot might have suggested a life-size game of pinball as an alleged drunken driver smashed his car into one protective post . . . then another . . . and yet another. Trouble began at 3:12 a.m. for Jarret A. Rivera, 21, of Macungie, who was parked in a space near the store, according to …
Monday, October 31, 2011
Whether you’re looking to spice up your costume party, serve a festive snack for the kids, or you just want to celebrate the spooky holiday solo, here are the best places to go:
Lower Macungie: Giant This place has a bunch of goodies too – like awesome Halloween doughnuts. They also have pumpkin cookies, bite-sized cupcakes, rice krispie treats, cut-out cookie platters, whole cakes, and more. Panera Bread In addition to pumpkin muffins and pumpkin cookies, Panera Bread is featuring their iced pumpkin cut-outs. Dunkin Donuts What else would you find here but Halloween doughnuts? Try a Boston Scream, a Caramel Apple, or a Fall Harvest with sprinkles. La Dolce Vita Italian Bakery In addition to butter cookies with orange sprinkles, this little place has both giant and mini pumpkin cut-outs and giant ghost cut-outs. Wawa Wawa features their pumpkin lattes and doughnuts, but also has doughnuts with Halloween …