May 26, 2016


Local and state roundup: Oct. 7

County to offer flu shots next month

Flu shot clinics will be open in Lorain County in November, according to the Lorain CountyGeneral Health District.

  • 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 8, clinics will operate at New Russia Township Hall, 46268 Butternut Ridge Road;
  • UAW Local 2000, 3151 Abbe Road, Sheffield Village;
  • Nativity of the BVM, 333 South Lake St., South Amherst;
  • the Lorain County Fairgrounds, 23000 Fairgrounds Drive, Wellington.

The fairgrounds will have drive-through service available for mobility-challenged persons.9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Nov. 8, a clinic also will run at the Lorain County Metro Parks Carlisle Visitor Center, 12882 Diagonal Road, LaGrange. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 10, clinics will run at Marion L. Steele High School, 450 Washington St., Amherst; Avon High School, 37545 Detroit Road; North Ridgeville Middle School, 35895 Center Ridge Road; and the Lorain County Joint Vocational School, 15181 state Route 58 south of Oberlin. The JVS will also have drive-through service available for mobility-challenged persons.

Cost is $10 per shot. Medicare and Medicaid will be accepted. No one will be refused due to an inability to pay.

Residents with special medical conditions should consult a doctor before getting a flu shot.

For information, call the flu hotline at (440) 329-7926 or visit

Man accused of suffocating toddler

GREENVILLE — Police have arrested a man accused of killing his girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter by sitting on the girl.

Authorities in Greenville say 25-year-old Nicholas Petty sat on and suffocated 2-year-old Adahlyn Dyson early Friday morning at the home he shared with the child’s mother. The child was pronounced dead at Wayne Hospital.

Petty is charged with child endangering and is being held on a $10,000 bond.

The Montgomery County coroner’s office had scheduled an autopsy for the toddler on Saturday.

Man charged in bar patio death

CINCINNATI — A man accused of crashing his pickup truck into the outdoor patio at a sports bar and killing a woman has been indicted on murder and felonious assault charges in Hamilton County Common Pleas Court.

Witnesses say 22-year-old Reynaldo Perez of Cleveland drove his truck through the parking lot of a sports bar in Harrison near the Ohio-Indiana border on Monday night, killing 33-year-old April McBride and injuring two others.
Perez was indicted Friday.

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters says Perez targeted one of the injured victims, whom he’d been fighting with earlier that night.