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.

Friday, 05 October 2018 09:45

Ray Horner Podcast - 10/5/2018

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:30 - Ray starts Friday’s show talking about all things revolving around weddings, including the proposal, the ceremony, and the reception. My, how things have changed over the years. Tony brings up the point of how weddings are much different with Millennials, in that the ceremonies and receptions aren’t always…
Friday, 05 October 2018 09:24

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-10-5-18 Featured

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This week, both Facebook and Uber in the hotseat for data breaches, California faces off against the feds on net neutrality, Verizon launches the nation's first 5-G network, and how a new invention could keep you from having to scrape ice off your windshield in the winter. ***Please note: This show…
This week our 1590 WAKR Student Athlete of the Week is Caleb Eckenrode of Springfield High School.  Caleb plays on the golf team for the Spartans, and he got into the game at an early age, learning the ins and outs from his stepfather.   ““My stepfather introduced me to…
Thursday, 04 October 2018 09:49

Ray Horner Podcast - 10/4/2018

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Ray began Thursday’s show talking about James A. Garfield, the 20th president of the United States. Specifically, the mysterious and preventable death surrounding President Garfield, and how “Ignorance is Bliss." Each Thursday morning during the non-winter months, our master gardener Jeanne Poremski drops by to answer your gardening questions. It…
Wednesday, 03 October 2018 10:22

Ray Horner Podcast - 10/3/2018

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:30 - If there’s an open storefront in a shopping plaza, it’ll probably be a Halloween store come October. Ray kicks off the show talking about Halloween costumes and what the panel’s favorites were over the years. Tony brings up the point about how Halloween has become the New Year’s…
Tuesday, 02 October 2018 10:32

Ray Horner Podcast - 10/2/2018

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:26 - A proposed ordinance in Akron City Council looks to crack down on barking dogs. Residents whose dogs won’t stop barking can receive a $100 and possible jail time. Some agree with this measure, and others, including Tara Samples who joined Ray, disagree. 7:36 - The council member who…
Monday, 01 October 2018 10:49

Business of the Week: Beach Boyz Entertainment

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Each week, the Ray Horner Morning Show spotlights a local business that assures their dedication to the community. This week begins “Rocktober,” so put those headphones on and crank it to 11, as Ray talked to Rich Seibert from Beach Boyz Entertainment. Rich began his business over 35 years ago…
Monday, 01 October 2018 10:31

Ray Horner Podcast - 10/1/2018

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:28 - Cavs guard JR Smith debuted a new tattoo on his right calf. Problem is, the ink is of a sponsor, and because it is against NBA guidelines, JR will be fined any time it is not concealed during a game. Ray thinks it’s nit-picky, while Jeanne agrees with…
Friday, 28 September 2018 10:03

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-9-28-18 Featured

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This week: EBAY launches a big new national customer service program in Akron, Amazon expands its chain of cashier-less convenience stores, a possible cure for baldness, and an out-of-this world clean energy supply.  
 
Friday, 28 September 2018 09:25

Ray Horner Podcast - 9/28/2018

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0:29 - Dr. Cliff Deveny is the interim president of Summa Health Systems, and he joined the show to talk about new business partners, which includes two new campuses. Summa is the largest employer in Akron. 6:31 - The Ryder Cup is underway across the pond in Paris. Dan Dauk,…
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