Ray Horner Morning Show

wakr rayRay has been the WAKR Morning host for since 2000 after a successful career in the Erie , Pennsylvania market as a Host and Operation Manager for WAKR/ WZPR / WMDE radio in Meadville, Pennsylvania. Ray won the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Sportscaster of the year two times and is currently the play-by-play voice of Hiram College Athletics. Ray has been involved in Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Akron Children's Concert Society, Akron Public Schools, and The Embrace Care Clinic. Ray loves baseball, outdoor activities and spending time with his four children, Elizabeth, Rocco, Ava and Gia. Ray, his wife, Melissa and the children live in Wadsworth, Ohio.

Each week throughout the pandemic Akron mayor Dan Horrigan joins the Ray Horner Morning Show to discuss a slew of topics that have landed on his desk. Among those topics has been the side effect to the virus, which is the state of small and local businesses. Horrigan feels the…
Friday, 18 September 2020 06:22

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-9-18-20 Featured

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More hackers targeting the election, Amazon hiring 100 thousand new employees, new low cost tech job training from Google, and ways to make it easier for kids to take classes from home.   This week's featured guest is Tyler Hudak, who is an Incident Response Practice Lead at Information Security Consulting…
Today, we head to the Magic City to meet our Student Athletes of the Week, stars in the world of tennis and soccer at Barberton High School. Sarah Plucinski is a senior, yet is competing in her first year of tennis, recording her first win just this week. Prior to…
Many lockdowns and restrictions have entered their sixth full month during the pandemic, and plenty of questions have centered on the safe return of students and schools and the timeframe of an effective vaccine. US Senator Sherrod Brown called into the Ray Horner Morning Show to discuss a slew of…
As each day passes, more information is being learning about COVID-19, and that goes for the common novice to infectious disease experts. One of those disease experts is Summa Health’s Dr. Thomas File, who also heads up the Infectious Disease Society. Dr. File spoke on the Ray Horner Morning Show…
The Cleveland Indians dropped six in a row, including getting swept by the Minnesota Twins, but due to the abridged season and expanded playoff bracket, the Tribe remains in the hunt. However, they will have to keep pressing on without their manager, Terry Francona. Bob DiBiasio from the Indians joined…
Monday, 14 September 2020 08:20

Ohio Farm Bureau on Farmer Adjustments During Pandemic

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One of the nation’s most essential jobs is the farmer, and the last six months have proven that, no matter the adjustment or obstacle. Ty Higgins is with the Ohio Farm Bureau, and he joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to talk more about the food distribution and how the…
Clyde, Ohio is a small town not far from Sandusky, but it made headlines nearly a decade ago due to a cluster of children coming down with cancer. EPA studies showed it came from toxic sludge in the soil at a nearby park. Jonathan Walsh is an investigative reporter with…
There are seven more weeks to go until the 2020 presidential elections, and there have been plenty of questions on registering to vote, as well as the differences between absentee and mail-in ballots. Lance Reed is the director of the Summit County Board of Elections, and he addressed those questions…
For our first Student Athlete of the Week segment, we jump over to Medina County and meet two Wadsworth Grizzlies. Clare Nicholas is a junior on the Wadsworth cross country team, and has already made an impact her first two years. She has been a two-time league MVP as well…
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