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, 07 April 2021 13:29

Walk More, Live Longer

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Everybody knows that walking is good for your health, but did you know that just doing even a moderate amount each week can help you live longer? That's the word from SummaCare President, Bill Epling, who talked to Jeanne Destro today on behalf of the American Heart Association in anticipation…
Was last week's attack on the US Capitol which resulted in the death of a police officer, an act of domestic terrorism, or just the possibly deranged actions of a "lone wolf"? Political Science Professor Dr. Karl Kaltenthaler, who heads the University of Akron's new Center for Intelligence & Security Studies says…
Ohio's Republican Secretary of State, Frank LaRose joined Jeanne Destro on the air this morning about today's voter registration deadline for the upcoming May 4 Primary. But there was way more to the conversation than just nuts and bolts registration information. He also talked about why he is sticking to…
The mass vaccination site at the Summit County Fairgrounds opened over the weekend, and it looks to be a rousing success that will be built upon. Donna Skoda is the commissioner of the Summit County Health Department, and she joined the Ray Horner Morning Show with guest host Jeanne Destro…
Our electronic gadgets are becoming more "human" every day, and we're moving toward a future where you'll be able to talk and interact with them much like you do with real people. But is that really a good thing? To find out, we talked to product designer, educator, and author,…
The number of COVID-19 cases has been rising of late, but so has the vaccination rate. Most adult Ohioans have the capability of getting their vaccine, and many have been fully vaccinated, in that they have already had their second shot. Governor Mike DeWine joined the Ray Horner Morning Show…
Friday, 02 April 2021 08:43

Bases & Balls with Jim Rosenhaus - 4/2/2021

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The baseball season is upon us, and even though the Indians saw a number of veteran players leave for other teams, how will the 2021 squad look? Tribe broadcaster Jim Rosenhaus joined WAKR's Ray Horner to look at the roster, who may be here for the long run and who…
Each Thursday morning, Akron mayor Dan Horrigan joins the Ray Horner Morning Show to touch on various topics, from the COVID-19 pandemic and how it’s affecting the city to overall infrastructure, to….Devo? Yes, the city of Akron is celebrating Devo Day on April 1st, and that is no joke. This…
You can sign up to get your COVID-19 vaccination at Summit County's new mass vaccination site, starting today. The site will open at the Summit County Fairgrounds, this Saturday, April 3. To book your appointment, go to https://gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov/, or call 330-926-5795. You can also find more information on the Summit County…
The Cleveland Indians navigated their way through the pandemic-shortened 2020 season to yet another playoff appearance, though they got swept by the Yankees in the first round. But the team looks a lot different in 2021, and will look even more different going forward with the search for a new…
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