Student hearing set
A preliminary hearing will take place Oct. 18 for an East High School student arraigned Tuesday in municipal after purportedly assaulting a principal.
Calvaughn Bryant, 18, of Rosyln Avenue, is charged with assault on the educator after he was arrested about 3:20 p.m. Monday in the school’s lunchroom on Bennington Avenue.
Reports said Bryant was trying to fight another student and a principal moved in between them when Bryant grabbed his hands and shoved him out of the way. Bryant was first taken to the Martin P. Joyce Juvenile Justice Center but later transferred to the Mahoning County jail because he is 18.
County health board plans flu-shot clinic
Mahoning County District Board of Health’s next flu- shot clinic is from noon to 6 p.m. Friday at the Poland Township administration building, 3339 Dobbins Road.
The CDC recommends everyone older than 6 months should get an influenza vaccine. No appointment is necessary, and most private insurances are accepted.
Participants should remember to bring insurance cards, a driver’s license and Medicare/Medicaid cards so the cost of the vaccine can be billed. The nasal-spray influenza vaccine will not be available this year. Flu shots are free with most insurances,
The available flu vaccines and their costs are: quadrivalant (4 flu virus strains) $40; quadrivalant (4 flu virus strains) short needle intra-dermal $40; high-dose trivalent (3 flu virus strains) for age 65 and older $55.
Closed for waterline
The intersection of Rayen and Wick avenues will be closed to through traffic beginning today for a one-week period for a waterline installation. The posted detour will be Fifth Avenue to Commerce Street to Andrews Avenue.
Kmart flu clinic
Kmart pharmacy, 4475 Mahoning Ave., is having an in-store flu clinic from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday. Walk-ins are welcome, and the shots are free under most insurances, including Medicare D and B.
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