Saturday, 17 February 2024 05:40

Wings Over America: NASA Testing New Space Plane In NE Ohio Featured

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A new era in space exploration is unfolding at NASA's Neil Armstrong Test Facility near Sandusky, Ohio.

That's where they're testing the new autonomous Dream Chaser Space Plane, made by Colorado-based, Sierra Space.

The first of its kind, named "Tenacity", is currently undergoing rigorous testing, with plans for it to travel to the International Space Station for the first time, later this year.


Photo Credit: Sierra Space

To find out why this new, reusable vehicle with retractable wings that can land on any runway, could usher in a whole new era in space exploration and commercial development; listen now to our conversation with Senior NASA Glenn Research Center Project Manager, Lucas Staab, and Jake Ingram, Director of Programs at Sierra Space.

Friday, 16 February 2024 08:36

3 Pointers with Tim Alcorn

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Tim Alcorn, voice of the Cleveland Cavaliers, joins Ray Horner every Friday. Alcorn answers 3 questions about the team, the sport, and more. 

This week's questions:
1 Talk about the team prior to the All Star Break.
2 Jim Chones is back! Talk about his absence.
3  Arenas that lack enthusiasm. 
Friday, 16 February 2024 07:37

Film School: The Right Stuff

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Film Study Professor Joe Fortunato joins the Ray Horner Morning Show every Friday. He discusses the classics, behind the scenes, the casts, and more. This week they covered the 'forgotten classic', The Right Stuff.


The Student Athlete of the Week segment is powered by NECA-IBEW and Akron Children’s Hospital.

This week's athletes are from Copley High School. 

Hanna Mosier is a junior honor student at Copley and consistently has the top GPA on the swim team. She is the captain of the girls swim team, an honor that is typically given only to seniors on the team. Hanna is a natural sprinter but will swim in any event she is asked to. She is gearing up to compete today at Districts in the 50 and 100 Free as well as the 400 free relay. She continues to drop time and hopes to swim her personal bests at this meet. Hanna excels academically also, she competed in the Science Olympiad and took third in the competition. She holds a 4.0 GPA.
DeVonn Nixon, is a Senior and has been nominated as athlete of the week by the wrestling team for his accomplishments. To date he has a 30 -11 record. He is having a superb season and finished 2nd place at the Titan Classic, 6th place at the Medina Invitational, 3rd place at the Dies Memorial, 3rd place at the Hephner Memorial, and 3rd place at the Suburban League tournament. He is one of the hardest workers on the team and is currently ranked 9th in the State of Ohio at the 165-pound weight class. He has displayed a great deal of leadership this year on and off the mat and maintains a 3.1 GPA. 
Thursday, 15 February 2024 07:25

Mayor Malik Talks Budget & More

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Mayor Shammas Malik joined the Ray Horer Morning Show. They discussed the budget, road projects, and additions to the Mayor's staff.

Wednesday, 14 February 2024 07:19

Food Choices for a Healthy Heart

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Jennifer McNeil of the American Heart Association joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. It's Heart Month and Valentine's Day. Jennifer talked about foods to avoid and/or limit to keep your heart healthy. 

Tuesday, 13 February 2024 09:33

Akron Police Seek Driver in Fatal Hit-Skip Crash

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A 47 year old man who had been riding an electric bike last Friday afternoon on South Arlington Street, has died from the injuries he sustained after getting struck by a hit-skip driver.

So far, police do not know who was driving the white sedan they believe left Jimmy Fletcher of Akron bleeding, and critically injured on the pavement near the intersection of South Arlington and Ray Street.

Now, they are asking for your help, while their investigation continues, and the Summit County Medical Examiner's Office prepares to do an autopsy.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490 or 330-375-2Tip.

Citizens may also provide anonymous information to any of the following:

The Summit County Crimestoppers: 330-434-COPS.

Text TIPSCO with your tips to 274637

You can also download the Akron PD app and submit information by texting Tips411, or access the link on their website:

Tuesday, 13 February 2024 09:00

Super Bowl: Swift & Kelce

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The Super Bowl of 2024 broke records for the most viewed of all time. Taylor Swift helped bring in a lot of viewers. Ray Horner of the Ray Horner Morning Show talked about the good and the bad of the Kelce and Swift story.

Tuesday, 13 February 2024 08:05

Green Coach Reached 400 Career Wins

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Mark Kinsley, Basketball Coach of the Green Bulldogs, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. Recently, Coach Kinsley marked his 400th victory as head coach with Green.

Monday, 12 February 2024 07:21

Impact Sugar has on Heart Health

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February is American Heart Month. Dr. Justin Dunn, Cardiologist with Summa, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. They talked about the impact that sugar has on the heart. 

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