You’re Kidding, Right?

31 10 2008

After seeing this article, I was kind of hoping it was an April Fools joke…..but that’s not for six more months….

 

“China King” in Hamburg is closed tonight after health officials say they found a deer being butchered in the kitchen.

A spokesman for the Erie County Health Department tells 2 On Your Side they received a call Friday from a person claiming a deer was being butchered in the South Park Avenue restaurant.

When health officials arrived at the restaurant they did indeed find employees butchering a dead deer.

Erie County Health Commissioner Anthony Billittier has scheduled a meeting Tuesday between the department and restaurant owners to determine what the next step will be.

Officials say they don’t know whether the deer was road-kill or if it had been hunted. They also say that none of the meat had been served to customers.

We don’t eat Chinese anyway…I wonder why.  

If that didn’t turn your stomach a little, here’s a little tidbit from the police blotter a little closer to home.

Halloween decorating became less festive when an 18-year-old student found a metal nail wedged into her cake Oct. 24 in the Wilson Hall cafeteria, MSU police Sgt. Florene McGlothian-Taylor said.

The student found the nail when she bit into her dessert, but she was not harmed, McGlothian-Taylor said.

The woman reported the incident and cafeteria staff investigated. They said nails were out because they were being used to hang holiday decorations.

The incident is still under investigation.

Ouch!

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Press Release – Finley’s and City Rescue Mission Team Up To Fight Hunger

31 10 2008

From a press release…..

Finley’s American Grill and the
City Rescue Mission of Lansing, are teaming up to fight hunger!!!

Lansing, Michigan – Finley’s American Grill will again partner with the City Rescue Mission of Lansing in the “Great Holiday Food Drive” by hosting their annual holiday non-perishable food drive. Non-perishable items will be collected at the Lansing area restaurants from Thursday, November 1 – December 31, 2008. In exchange, patrons who bring in non-perishable food items will receive a $5.00 gift certificate to be used at Finley’s from January 1 – March 31, 2009. This is Finley’s American Grill’s way of saying “THANK YOU” to the community for helping the less fortunate during the holidays.

Jim Hulteen, District Manager for Finley’s American Grill shares, “Finley’s involvement in this pantry drive is a passion for the work that the City Rescue Mission of Lansing does for the community. We are honored to be a partner with this fine organization and want to help them in any way we can to continue to meet the needs of those who are less fortunate.”

Food collected in years past through this partnership has literally fed thousands of families Mark Criss states, “The Food collected last year helped to feed over 70,000 meals at the Mission and helped in the distribution of hundreds of emergency food orders.”

The Finley’s American Grill’s that are participating in this years food drive are located at 6300 South Cedar Street, and 5615 West Saginaw Highway both in the Lansing area.