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In the Sheetz vs. Wawa debate … what about Rutter’s?

On Sunday, the New York Times wrote about everyone’s favorite dilemma— one that has puzzled lovers of roadside fare since the beginning of time. Sheetz or Wawa? Shmuffin or Sizzli? “Made-To-Order” or “Built-To-Order?” It’s an interesting debate. Both establishments have … Continue reading

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What happens if you push the red button in the Rutter’s restroom?

I was using the restroom at Rutter’s (at the corner of GreenBriar and Roosevelt) last weekend in the early a.m. when I noticed something unusual. It was in what I call a “uni-staller.” You know. Restroom, party of one. Near … Continue reading

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Need a quick bite to eat? Head to the gas station.

It used to be taboo: getting your meal at a gas station meant you were taking a dive into a greasy world devoid of any nutritional value whatsoever. Not anymore. Locally, stores like Rutter’s, Sheetz, 7-Eleven and Royal Farms, to … Continue reading

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Check out business-related post on YDR Insider!

This morning, Scott Hartman, president of Rutter’s Farm Stores, stopped by the newsroom to talk about gas prices, oil refineries and everything in between. Business editor Cathy Hirko and I sat in on the discussion and learned a lot about … Continue reading

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