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Ed Balint


Canton, OH, United States

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Recent articles by Ed:

Ohio stage premiere of 'The Shawshank Redemption' at Avenue Arts in Canton

Ohio's stage premiere of "The Shawshank Redemption" is at Avenue Arts Theatre in Canton. → Read More

Centennial Plaza becomes Browns Town during Sunday afternoon games

With its jumbo video screen and sprawl of turf in downtown Canton, Centennial Plaza has begun attracting fans who'll sit to watch games. → Read More

Dwight Yoakam Friday night Canton concert canceled due to food poisoning

Country music legend Dwight Yoakam's Friday night concert at the Canton Palace Theatre has been canceled since Yoakam has food poisoning. → Read More

Delta variant sends chills through Ohio's restaurant industry

Restaurants are concerned the delta variant will lead to shutdowns or slowdowns in business. → Read More

Don't miss these HOF events: Parade, concert, balloons, fun fest, Gold Jacket ceremony

Entertainment reporter Ed Balint offers up his list of can't miss Hall of Fame Festival events. → Read More

'We can all get along:' African American Arts Fest celebrates Black culture

The African American Arts Fest in Canton continues 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday. → Read More

Boston Store at Cuyahoga Valley National Park features Mitchell's ice cream, other goodies

The new Boston Store at Cuyahoga Valley National Park sells Mitchell's Homemade ice cream, souvenirs, Milk & Honey snack mix, drinks and sandwiches. → Read More

Review: ButterBurger, fresh custard live up to reputation at new Culver's

The national chain opened on Everhard Road with outstanding service. → Read More

Fun things this weekend in Stark: First Friday, Umbrella Alley art and music

A McKinley wedding re-enactment, drum circle, live music, food trucks and scavenger hunt will be part of the June 4 First Friday in downtown Canton. → Read More

A + Crab's seafood boil comparable to best in the South

A + Crab is a welcome addition to the Canton dining scene. Seafood boils include crab legs, shrimp, potatoes, sausage, corn and cajun spices. → Read More

Six things to do this weekend: Canton Symphony, festival, Minerva movie, live music

Stark County weekend events include Canton Symphony, St. Barbara festival, fair food, Dan Monea at Dragonfly. → Read More

Concert that never was: Authentic Hank Williams poster from Canton being auctioned

Country music icon Hank Williams died on the way to a Canton concert in 1953. Poster expert says relic could sell for more than $100,000 and set an auction record. → Read More

Culver's restaurant plans May opening

Culver's, a restaurant known for its ButterBurger and fresh custard, is slated to open in May. → Read More

Charleys Philly Steaks and Wings grand opening set for Wednesday on The Strip

A grand opening is set for Wednesday for the newest location at The Strip shopping center in Jackson Township. → Read More

Cheddar's scraps plan to open restaurant at Belden Village Mall

The national chain said it is still exploring the Canton market despite not pursuing the mall location as planned. → Read More

Filmmaker explores the paranormal at Mansfield Reformatory, site of 'Shawshank Redemption'

Ohio filmmaker who explored the "Minerva Monster" investigates paranormal activity at the Mansfield Reformatory, site of "The Shawshank Redemption." → Read More

Canton boy, 11, not fit for trial in shooting death of 6-year-old

Stark County judge must decide whether to dismiss a reckless homicide charge against an 11-year-old suspect. → Read More

Man admits killing woman in June, dumping body in Sandy Creek

The former Portage County and Mineral City man admitted killing Kerry-Anne Mumford. → Read More

Former SARTA employee faces more legal trouble in new case

Kristy Williams, of Stark County, was granted early release from prison in a $400,000 SARTA theft case. Now she faces new charges in Cuyahoga County. → Read More

Massillon man and woman acquitted in breaking and entering case

A Massillon man and woman were acquitted of a breaking and entering charge in Stark County Common Pleas Court. → Read More