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.

Wednesday, 03 February 2021 07:35

APS 'Good to Go' on First Round of Vaccine Dose

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780 doses of the vaccine will be available to the faculty and staff at Akron Public Schools. While that is not enough at the time being to cover the amount of staff they employ, it is part of a plan to get the students back in classrooms. David James is…
At the beginning of the pandemic, procedures and elective surgeries had been delayed, but medical professionals urge those afflicted with something to continue to get their screenings. Dr. Debbie Plate is with Cleveland Clinic Akron General, and she joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to talk about getting those screenings…
COVID-19 has been a bully to the elderly and those with a couple to several comorbidities. But as there is a push to get students back in the classrooms, how dangerous is not only the main coronavirus that has been present for over a year for them, but the other…
This week, we're featuring innovations in car technology, from Apple Cars, to flying Cadillacs, and even smart headlights! We’ve also got a story about the possibility of “Digital Covid-19 passports”, the future of farming, and tips on how to make a great impression in virtual meetings. Our special guest this…
The topic of redistricting in Ohio has been on the minds of some politicians and political junkies for quite some time. A look at a congressional map shows some odd shapes and areas due to gerrymandering. Dr. John Green is from the University of Akron’s Bliss Institute, and he talked…
For our Student Athlete of the Week program, we head eastbound and into the city of Tallmadge. Giulianna Currey keeps herself busy throughout the year, whether it’s on the golf course, the basketball court, and most notably, the classroom. Gia is a four-year member of the golf and basketball teams,…
Each and every Thursday on the Ray Horner Morning Show, Akron mayor Dan Horrigan calls in to answer a few questions regarding the wellbeing of the residents, from public works to public health. First, Horrigan talked about the project in the Valley at the old Riverwoods Golf Course, which spawned…
Though a nationally accredited that has a diverse student body representing all areas of the world, the University of Akron still does plenty of outreach in their own community and wants to give them a chance to succeed. Dr. Gary Miller is the president of the University of Akron, and…
From the administrative end in the city of Akron, leaders have promised transparency. They plan to live up to that, especially when it comes to public safety. Margo Sommerville, president of Akron City Council, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to recap Monday’s council meeting, which brought forth a new…
It has been a month since the COVID-19 vaccines were getting shot into people’s arms. But is the vaccine rollout going according to plan at the federal and state levels, or are there mixed messages and information muddying up the process? Summit County health commissioner Donna Skoda joined the Ray…
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