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.

Thursday, 27 September 2018 11:19

Student Athletes of the Week Tyler Lenke & Emily Dente

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This week our 1590 WAKR Female Student Athlete of the Week is Emily Dente, a junior soccer player from Copley High School. As a team captain, Dente says her leadership on the pitch is both vocal and by example. “I’m very vocal on the field,” she says. I play center…
Thursday, 27 September 2018 11:06

Ray Horner Podcast - 9/27/2018

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:29 - Ray’s first podcast began with a light conversation about reality TV shows, with Survivor entering its 37th season. Ray, Tony, Jeanne, and Steffany all talked about which reality shows they could and could not be a part of. 13:45 - Don Padgett III talked about next year’s Senior…
Friday, 21 September 2018 13:25

1590 WAKR Student Athlete of the Week Tyler Scott

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This week our 1590 WAKR Male Student Athlete of the Week is Tyler Scott, a junior football player from Norton High School. Tyler is a three-sport athlete in football, basketball, and track and field. He says the balance between academics and athletics is a challenge that he readily accepts.   …
Friday, 21 September 2018 09:19

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-9-21-18 Featured

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This week, a life-saving smart-watch, civilian cyber-warriors, scandal at Amazon, and a new invention for first responders dealing with the opiod epidemic. 
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 10:00

AUDIO: Local Efforts To Assist Hurricane Florence Victims

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Hurricane Florence continues to inflict devastation on the Carolinas, with both water levels and death tolls rising. What can residents in Northeast Ohio do and how can they be of assistance? The Ray Horner Morning Show caught up with some folks with local ties to give the listeners a look…
Monday, 17 September 2018 20:01

Business of the Week: Bober Markey Fedorovich

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Each week, the Ray Horner Morning Show spotlights a local business that assures their dedication to the community. For the inaugural edition, Ray sat down with Dale Ruther, partner with Bober Markey Fedorovich in Fairlawn. Ruther has been with BMF for over 35 years, and the company has been in…
Monday, 17 September 2018 19:59

AUDIO: Mayor Horrigan on Main Street Redevelopment

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Downtown Akron continues to receive its share of facelifts, from road repair to other cosmetic changes. Basically, if one can stomach the orange barrels and detours for a bit, downtown will look much different. Dan Horrigan, the mayor of Akron, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to give an overview…
Friday, 14 September 2018 11:51

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-9-14-18 Featured

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This week, double agents, chemical weapons, and spy versus spy in cyberspace. We’ll also hear how Twitter is taking a stand against hate speech, how schools are keeping a watchful eye on social media, and whether or not that shiny, new, super-high-resolution 8K TV, is really worth it, after all.…
This week our 1590 WAKR Female Student Athlete of the Week is Sicilia Ho, a senior golfer for Wadsworth High School.  She got into golf at an early age, with encouragement from her dad and two older sisters.    “They played college golf and it runs in the family now,…
This week our 1590 WAKR Male Student Athlete of the Week is Mason McMillen, a senior football player for Wadsworth High School. He’s grown up around the sport, having started in second grade. Mason says he’s grown with his teammates throughout his football journey.   “I was eager to get…
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