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.

The United Kingdom will distribute the first round of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine next week, with the United States happening after December 15th. The first batch of the vaccine will go to the healthcare workers followed by nursing home patients, and the tiers continue to trickle down. For more information on…
COVID-19 rages on throughout the country and the world, setting records in cases and hospitalizations each day. Though there is a light at the end of the tunnel as far as a vaccine goes, will everyone take it? Donna Skoda is the health commissioner from Summit County Public Health, and…
Monday, 30 November 2020 10:35

SummaCare VP on Medicare Enrollment Deadline

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The deadline is approaching to sign up for Medicare. Customers have until December 7th to shop for, join, or switch their plans. Anne Armao is the vice president of Medicare and Individual Products & Services at SummaCare, and she joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to promote the benefits under…
Friday, 27 November 2020 05:40

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-11-27-20 Featured

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Self driving cars, electric vehicles, and the future of driving. That's what's on the menu on this day after Thanksgiving conversation with CBS News Radio  automotive industry expert, Jeff Gilbert, from WWJ Radio, in Detroit. We're following up on stories about how self-driving technology was supposed to improve traffic safety,…
The travel industry is expecting a fair amount of passengers heading out of town, though with the pandemic, it will not be as many as past years. Many families have decided to stay home due to the presence of COVID-19, while others may head out on the roads for smaller,…
It will be a different Thanksgiving in America due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Fewer families will gather for the holiday, many showing off their meals and side dishes via Zoom or other video conferencing software. However, it is inevitable that some may defy the stay-at-home advisories or orders, which could…
Friday, 20 November 2020 08:58

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-11-20-20 Featured

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The US EPA celebrated "America Recycles Week" with a new national goal of 50% by 2030. So, how are we doing now, and what new technology can help us do better? Our special guests include Summit ReWorks Executive Director, Marcie Kress, on why so much of what we think we're recycling…
Friday, 20 November 2020 08:27

Workplace Rights in the Age of COVID-19

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Many businesses that have the capability of having their employees work from home have done so since March, but some workplaces either do not have the luxury or prefer their employees to be in the building. What happens if one of those workers contracts COVID-19? And what if an employee…
For our Student Athlete of the Week program, we head to Ellet CLC, where many of the region’s games in the fall took place during the pandemic. Cameron Tucker is a junior on the Lady Orangemen soccer team, and she is also a team captain. She helped lead her team…
Questions and confusion have revolved around Akron’s new ordinance which caps private gatherings at six, and it has spawned praise from some and criticism from others. Akron mayor Dan Horrigan joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to explain the reasoning behind this measure. Horrigan acknowledges the ordinance may appear extreme…
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