This week, Film Study Professor Joe Fortunato joined Jeanne to discuss the 1968 animated film Yellow Submarine, named for the popular song by the Beatles.
It's been a very long time since there was a brand new housing development on North Hill in Akron, but that's about to change, as Habitat For Humanity is in the process of building a new, 16 home development on Dan Street.
The Student-Athletes of the Week segment is powered by NECA-IBEW and Akron Children's Hospital.
After the most recent effort to avoid a federal government shutdown resulted in a last minute bi-partisan deal that tanked the House Speakership of Republican Kevin McCarthy; now, we find that with the even more hard line Republican leadership of new House Speaker, Mike Johnson; the government really could actually shut down by November 17th.
Find out why, and what that could mean for everything from our collective national security to your individual retirement account, as Jeanne Destro talks to both CBS News Political Correspondent Scott McFarlane, and Democratic US Senator Sherrod Brown:
As part of our Election Day results coverage, Ray had the opportunity to speak with 5 mayoral candidates who either won or retained positions throughout the area including:
New Tallmadge Mayor Carol Siciliano-Kilway (0:00)
New Green Mayor Rocco Yeargin (6:11)
New Akron Mayor Shammas Malik (11:33)
Incumbent Barberton Mayor Bill Judge (16:25)
Incumbent Norton Mayor Mike Zita (20:13)
Summit County Health Commissioner, Donna Skoda, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. She talked about where we are in the battle against HIV and Aids. She also discussed precautions to take, despite the low numbers for COVID, RSV, & the Flu, as we head into the holiday season.
It was a day of swimming for a good cause as the Firestone High School Swim Team spent this past Saturday at their 35th Annual Marathon swim titled “Kids Helping Kids.”
News 5 reports that Saturday’s event kicked off at 6am and ran till 6pm, raising money for both the swim team and Akron Children’s Hospital. During October and November, student athletes collected donations with the goal of each getting $200 for the campaign.
Over the years the campaign has raised more than $198,000 for the hospital and the team was excited to cross the threshold of $200,000 this year, calling it a big milestone.
Summit County Prosecutor, Sherri Bevan Walsh, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. There are a lot of scams being reported and many of them are targeting seniors. Sherri shared warning signs of scams, common scams, and more.
Film Study Professor, Joe Fortunato, joins Ray every Friday for Film School. This week they celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Drama-Comedy, Mrs. Doubtfire.
The Presidential Election is quickly approaching. Dr. John Green, Professor of Political Science at the University of Akron, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. They discussed Mike Pence dropping out, Donald Trump in lieu of legal battles, and incumbent President Joe Biden. They also talked about the impact the speaker situation could have on the GOP and swaying independent voters.
This week, news that Summit County's multi-million dollar, 125 mile fiber-optic cable ring project, is now in the process of growing and developing into something much bigger and better.
Originally conceived as a network that that would connect the County, through it's new data center, with 31 city, village, and township governments; now they're planning to bring more affordable, ultra high speed internet access like they have in Fairlawn, through their Fairlawn Gig municipal broadband, to all Summit County residents.
In addition, the high speed internet will be connected to new security cameras installed soon near the University of Akron campus, which will send live images directly to both campus and Akron police, providing "eyes in the sky", that can help keep students safe.
Listen now, as Summit County Executive's Chief of Staff, Brian Nelsen talks about the new public-private partnership that will not only provide involve hard-wired fiber optic connections to people's homes and offices, but wireless LTE connections as well:
Today, a special bonus edition of "This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro" focused on two new programs in our community aimed at getting high school students excited about, and ready for careers in the tech industry.
First, we'll be talking with the founder and CEO of information security consulting company, TrustedSec, headquartered in Fairlawn, and of the managed security service provider, Binary Defense, which is headquartered in Stow.
As you'll hear from David Kennedy, he's just started a new program aimed at training students at Bedford High School, so that they can immediately start working in the cyber security field directly after graduation, without having to get a college degree.
We also talked to Michelle Moore, who is the Northeast Ohio Regional Manager of Tech Corps, a non-profit dedicated to offering students who are traditionally underserved in the tech field, opportunities for fun and interactive experiences that can help get them fired up about technoloy. She has information about a mobile "Hackathon" coming up for Akron Public School Students at North High School, on November 11th.
Find out more. Listen now:
It's new, improved, and a whole lot more user-friendly.
That's what City of Akron officials are saying about their newly designed website, AkronOhio.gov.
Listen now, as our Morning Show Host, Ray Horner, talks about it with Akron Mayor, Dan Horrigan.
The UAW now has a tentative agreement with Stellantis, Ford, and GM. The strike was lengthy and there is concern about the impact it will have on consumers. CBS's Jeff Gilbert joined the Ray Horner Morning show to talk about the agreements, the impact, and more.