Friday, 01 September 2023 07:40

Golf Course Review: Turkeyfoot Lake Golf Links

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Golf Pro, Dan Dauk, joins Ray every Friday to talk about local golf courses. Turkeyfoot Lake Golf Links.

Friday, 01 September 2023 08:48

Bases & Balls 9.1.23

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Guardians Broadcaster, Jim Rosenhaus, joins the Ray Horner Morning Show every Friday to talk baseball in 'Bases & Balls!'. The conversation begins with Cole Calhoun's impact on the team. They also talked about Shane Bieber and Triston McKenzie, Gavin Williams' knee injury, and they previewed upcoming games.

Ohio Red Cross volunteers are in Florida doing their part to support residents after Hurricane Idalia hit Florida’s gulf coast yesterday morning, making landfall as a category 3 hurricane. 

Six volunteers from the American Red Cross Northern Ohio Region made their way to Florida earlier this week, two of them driving a Red Cross Emergency Vehicle. They joined more than 400 Red Cross disaster responders who were prepositioned with trucks of supplies to move in and provide relief to residents as soon as it’s safe to do so. 

Ohio Red Cross volunteers also remain in Hawaii and California assisting with relief from the recent wildfires and floods in those states, with the Red Cross noting that as severe weather worsens they have been responding to nearly twice as many large disasters as they did a decade ago. 

As the intensity and frequency of disasters grow the Red Cross is always in search of more volunteers. If interested in helping out you can visit

Thursday, 31 August 2023 08:17

Gas Prices Heading Into the Holiday Weekend

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Patrick De Haan of GasBuddy joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. He talked about what we can expect of gas prices as the holiday weekend approaches and brings an influx of travel with it. Patrick also told Ray that Hurricane Idalia will not cause an increase in gas prices since it did not pass over any major refineries. 


One of three 18 year old males in a stolen car that led police on a high speed chase in East Akron Tuesday night has died, two others in the car with him when it crashed and burned are in the hospital, and police say it may be related to a shooting on Eller Avenue that put yet another man-a 28 year old- in the hospital as well.

Here's how it all went down.

Police say they spotted a speeding car last night at about 11:30 pm, near the intersection of Kelly Avenue and Tech Way Drive, and that when trying to get it to stop with lights and sirens didn't work; they gave chase. But, when it got too fast, at up to 100 miles an hour near the intersection of Kelley Avenue and 6th Avenue; they called it off.

Moments later, the stolen red Kia slammed into another vehicle; a blue Kia sitting in stopped traffic at Kelley Avenue and Third Avenue, which spun the speeding stolen car out of control, causing it to crash into a pole, and burst into flames. 

Officers removed three 18 year old males from the burning car, administering CPR to at least one of them, and all three were then taken to the hospital, where one of them was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

The driver of the car that got hit by the speeding stolen car though, was uninjured.

But that's not all.

At nearly the same time as police were chasing the stolen car; they got a report about a shooting on Eller Avenue, which is a little over a mile away. There, they found a 28 year old man who had been shot in the face, who told them he had been walking down the street when three men confronted him, then ran away.

Now, police are trying to figure out if the two incidents are connected, and they're asking for tips. 


One person died, another was hospitalized, and 30 more were displaced from their homes today as the result of a fire at a three-story apartment building at 1105 Second Avenue.

No information as to the identity of the person who died in the fire, which occurred at about 7:25 AM, has been released yet, with both Fire and Summit County Medical Examiner investigators still on the scene.

Fire officials are asking people to avoid the area for the next several hours,  as their work continues.

Wednesday, 30 August 2023 09:36

Summit Health Warns about Wild Mushrooms

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Don't eat that mushroom! 

You may have noticed more wild mushrooms popping up in your yard as a result of our recent damp weather. But the Summit County Health Department is reminding residents that it’s not safe to eat wild mushrooms because some mushroom varieties in Ohio are very poisonous. 

Calls to the Ohio Poison Control Centers relating to toxic mushroom exposure have increased statewide, with many of those cases apparently due to “backyard foraging."

The Health Department reminds you that, as a rule, you should stay away from wild mushrooms and make sure to keep children and pets away.

If you find wild mushrooms in your yard:

  • Do not consume the mushrooms; they can be deadly.
  • Carefully disposing of wild mushrooms will likely help stop the spread.
  • Remove the mushroom from the ground as soon as you see the cap.
  • Put the mushroom in a plastic bag, tie the bag up tightly, and throw away the bag in the
  • trash can.
  • Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water.

If you or anyone in your household ingests a wild mushroom and starts feeling sick, please seek medical attention immediately.

Wednesday, 30 August 2023 07:36

Hey Bobby! 8.30.23

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Bobby DiBiasio of the Cleveland Guardians joined the Ray Horner Morning Show for his weekly episode of Hey Bobby! Ray and Bobby talked about the passing of Pat Corrales, Buddy Bell who is celebrating a birthday, and the recent comments Terry Francona made about possibly retiring. 

Wednesday, 30 August 2023 07:12

Discovering Heart Defects & Treatments

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Bronny James revealed that doctors have discovered a heart defect, the cause of his recent cardiac arrest. Dr. Justin Dunn, Cardiologist with SUMMA, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. They discussed discovering heart defects, the connection to athletes, treatments, and more.  

Tuesday, 29 August 2023 13:35

(Tax) Shelter From The Storm

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If you own property in Summit County that  was damaged in last week's storm; you may be eligible to get a reduction in your property taxes. 

The Summit County Fiscal office is taking applicatons now through the end of this year, for damage-related property tax reductions. It doesn't apply to things like trees, landscaping, fencing, and personal items, though. 

Read below for details from a press release issued today by the County Fiscal Office:

The Fiscal Office is taking the necessary steps to provide property owners the ability to file an Application for Valuation Deduction for Destroyed or Damaged Property (Form DTE 26), pursuant to Ohio Revised Code §319.38.

Form DTE 26 can be downloaded from our website. Visit and click on the link titled “Damaged Property” listed in the “Real Estate and Appraisal” column. Mail the completed form to the Fiscal Office at 175 S. Main Street, Room 304, Akron, OH 44308. If you do not have access to a computer, you may call 330-643-2704 to request a form in the mail.

For property damaged by the storm, the filing deadline is December 31, 2023.

Fiscal Officer Scalise has stressed the importance of filing this application as soon as possible. Any deduction from value will affect the tax bills mailed in January 2024.

The amount of the deduction equals a percentage of the reduction in value caused by the damage. That percentage is determined by the calendar quarter in which the damage occurred; the reduction will be 50% in value of the destroyed portion.

Example: Your property is appraised for $100,000 by the Fiscal Office. Your insurance company indicates you sustained $10,000 in damage to your property due to the recent storm. Since the damage occurred in August, you are entitled to a 50% reduction of the damage amount.

Therefore, your property will be appraised at $95,000 for tax year 2023.

$100,000 Original appraisal value for tax year 2023

$ 5,000 50% reduction of the $10,000 damage

$ 95,000 New appraisal value for tax year 2023

Real estate taxes are billed one year in arrears, so the reduction will be for tax year 2023,collection year 2024.

Once the application is filed, the Appraisal Department will make the necessary inspections to determine the amount of damage.

Damage to trees, landscaping, and fencing, as well as personal items, is excluded on residential properties.

The Fiscal Office tracks the repairs based on the applications received and building permits that have been filed from all the townships and cities affected by the storms.

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