East Canton, OH


Akron businesses prepare for more protests ahead of body camera release

AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - A normally busy holiday weekend was canceled in Akron as people continue to take to the streets. On Friday night there were still some people protesting, but besides that, downtown Akron was pretty much a ghost town. 25-year-old Jayland Walker was shot to death by Akron...

Where to find the best Italian food in town

Photo of pasta with sauce on platePhoto by Mahmoud Fawzy (Unsplash) The Akron area has a rich Italian history, so there are many great choices for where to get the best food in town. But I know that can be overwhelming. So I've narrowed it down for you. Here are the three best choices you'll find right in town.

Bowling is out, but Spins Bowl developer is in as Sto-Kent site heads for 'gut renovation'

After purchasing the former site of Sto-Kent Entertainment for nearly $1 million, its new developer plans to open another entertainment venue with more outdoor activities. Diamond Properties President Bill Diamond said the goal for the Sto-Kent location is to transform it into an indoor/outdoor entertainment venue that offers a compelling experience for all ages and demographics. ...
FOX Sports

USFL Championship Game odds: How to bet, lines, picks

The Philadelphia Stars will play the Birmingham Stallions in the USFL Championship Game. The title game will air live on FOX at 7:30 p.m. ET on Sunday from Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio. Here's everything you need to know about the odds for the championship game...
Cleveland News - Fox 8

Show Info: June 28, 2022

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Main Street Kent hosts first-ever ‘Crafty Crawl’ featuring crafted goods and craft beers

Craft beer, local arts and crafts, music and food were part of Main Street Kent’s first Crafty Crawl event on June 25 from noon to 5 p.m. Kent’s streets were filled with eager customers who made their way to each bar or brewery to take part in the event. The crawl featured stands and vendors at several downtown locations including Bell Tower Brewing Co., Madcap Brew Co., North Water Brewing Co. and Zephyr Pub, all with the goal of bringing the Kent community together and supporting local artists.

Eating champion’s life has been a moveable feast

It was the greatest upset in northeast Ohio history. Not The Drive, The Fumble or The Shot. Not Dennis Kucinich becoming the city’s youngest mayor. Almost fifty years ago, 16-year-old Dave “King Coondog” O’Karma took down one of the area’s most beloved champions, “Mushmouth” Mariano Pacetti, in Hoolihan and Big Chuck’s Pizza Fight of the Century.

'We do get to be a family' — Area pools share how they are keeping staff for season

As May becomes June and temperatures hit the 80s and 90s, community pools are a popular stop for many who want to cool down and a fun place to go. Despite delayed openings for some locations — like the Loudonville Swimming Pool — the summer season is now in full swing, and some pool managers say they are busier than ever. Busy days lead to a need for more lifeguards and local managers shared how they recruit and keep workers at their pools.

Take a canoe tour of Summit Lake, Ohio & Erie Canal

The Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition is hosting the 2022 Canoe Adventure on Summit Lake and the Ohio & Erie Canal on Saturday, July 16. Participants will receive a guided interpretive tour of Summit Lake and portions of the Ohio & Erie Canal, with guides providing updates on the Ohio & Erie Canalway, Towpath Trail and connector trails.