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.

This Week, we’re taking a look back at the best tech and trends of 2020 overall, and then focusing on tech trends and advancements that can help business leaders move forward with confidence and success in the new year. Our featured guest is author David Weinberger, who wrote the introduction to…
After more than 10 years with the Summit County ADM Board, Executive Director, Jerry Craig, is leaving for a new job.  Today, he tells Jeanne Destro that even though overdose deaths in our area have dropped; the opiod epidemic continues to rage. For example, he says, dealers are spiking even…
Jeanne Destro talked to Summa Health Infectious Disease Specialist, Dr. Thomas File, Summit County Health Commissioner, Donna Skoda, and University of Akron Microbiologist, Dr. Hazel Barton, about the latest developments in the ongoing fight against COVID-19.  Listen now, for details on the new, more infectious coronavirus variant that was just discovered…
Ohio National Guard Commander, Major General John C. Harris, talked to Jeanne Destro about how the Guard has been helping Ohioans during the pandemic, and how the Air National Guard base at Lahm Airport in Mansfield may soon become a national center for cyber defense.
 
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone of all different economic backgrounds, and that includes cities and townships. Some areas were hit hard, while others only suffered a minor setback. Barberton is a city that was already reeling before the pandemic, and the economic fallout continues, according to Mayor Bill Judge.…
2020 has been a political whirlwind, with the pandemic, social unrest, and crazy conspiracy theories dominating the headlines. Listen as Jeanne Destro interviews local and national political experts, to get their take on what will most definitely go down in history as one of the wildest, weirdest, and most consequential…
This week, Santa is bringing you a big box of Moon rocks, and not just any old moon rocks; brand new ones that could provide new answers about the heavenly body that will serve as our stepping stone to Mars. We're also revisiting one of our most memorable interviews from…
Friday, 18 December 2020 08:02

Ed George on His Decision to Sell The Tangier

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If you have lived in the Akron area at some point these last six decades, chances are you’ve attended a concert, banquet, wedding, or some type of event at The Tangier. Soon, a new generation of kids will have their opportunity to make memories there, as well. Ed George is…
For our Student Athlete of the Week program, we meet two students from the relatively-new Kenmore-Garfield High School. Demonie Brimage is a volleyball player for the Rams, and she is a leader both on and off the court. She is a four-year player on not only the volleyball team, but…
An ongoing cyber intrusion into more than 18 thousand computer systems worldwide, poses a "grave risk" to federal, state, and local governments, as well as private companies and organizations, according to the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), which this week issued an Emergency Directive urging all those affected…
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