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.

As with every holiday the last 18 months, there is a concern among everyone in the healthcare and public health industries about the spread of COVID-19 during gatherings. Many Americans plan to get together this weekend for Labor Day, as it signifies the end of summer. Donna Skoda is the…
Since the Delta variant took over as the dominant strain, increases in cases and hospitalizations have happened across the board locally and nationally. Dr. Cliff Deveny is the president and CEO of Summa Health Systems, and he joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to look at the current numbers and…
Normally, Akron mayor Dan Horrigan joins the Ray Horner Morning Show each Thursday at 7:10, but he had to adjust his schedule and call into the program on Friday. Today, Horrigan talked more about the spread of the Delta variant throughout the Akron community. According to Horrigan, the local hospitals…
Friday, 27 August 2021 06:57

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-8-27-21: Digital Kids Featured

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This week, as millions of kids nationwide start a new school year; we're talking to education expert and author, Richard Culatta, about his new book, "Digital For Good: Raising Kids to Thrive in an Online World."
Thursday, 26 August 2021 09:46

Bases & Balls with Jim Rosenhaus - 8/27/2021

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Time now for Bases & Balls, a weekly segment with WAKR's Ray Horner and Tribe broadcaster Jim Rosenhaus! Today, Rosey and Ray chat about what the starting rotation may look like in 2022 if everyone is healthy, the impact of role players, and the closer position Bases & Balls is…
Thursday, 26 August 2021 07:59

Attorney Tony Tsarouhas on Property Liability Laws

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The family of a Michigan woman who was struck by an object flying off Cedar Point's Top Thrill Dragster is "fighting for her life." There is a lot of blame going around, whether the fingers are pointed at the amusement park or on the inspectors. Tony Tsarouhas is an attorney…
Wednesday, 25 August 2021 07:48

Hey Bobby! - 8/25/2021

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Time now for Hey Bobby!, a weekly Cleveland Indians segment with VP Bob DiBiasio and WAKR's Ray Horner. Today, Bobby and Ray look at the team as it is now, the Indians' outreach with youth baseball, and when fans can purchase some Guardians gear. Hey Bobby! is powered by NECA-IBEW.
The Delta variant of COVID-19 is spreading like wildfire, and case rates are on par with where they were in the winter months. The difference between then and now is the availability of vaccines. Dr. Thomas File is an infectious disease specialist at Summa Health, and he talked about the…
You're not alone if you have had hassles with your mobile phone service. Follow along with my tale of woe, as I outline how I tried to resolve a problem with my mobile carrier, what it took to get it done, and what you can do if something like it…
On Monday, the FDA announced full approval of the Pfizer vaccine, which takes it out of emergency status. This brings about many questions, from the timeline of when Moderna and Johnson & Johnson will get their approvals, to if this approval will give reason for the vaccine-hesitant to get their…
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