Thursday, 23 February 2023 09:44

New Food Pantry Opens at Akron Children's Hospital

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A new food pantry at Akron Children’s Hospital is hoping to help ease the burden for families facing food insecurity. reports that the new food pantry at Akron Children’s, known as the Food Farmacy will help families in need of food, especially those who have a child experiencing chronic health issues. 

Akron Children’s Hospital CEO Christopher Gessner says that since the pantry opened three weeks ago, it has already served 79 households and 364 people. 

The food pantry program is funded through a grant from the Ohio Department of Medicaid to the Akron-Canton Regional Food Bank. That grant has already allowed for similar pantries to be opened at Summa Health and Cleveland Clinic Akron General.

Thursday, 23 February 2023 08:53

Windmill Lakes Golf Club

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Dan Dauk gives an overview of Windmill Lakes Golf Club in Ravenna and discusses stand out holes. 

Thursday, 23 February 2023 08:49

Warming Up for Golf Season

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Tips from Golf Pro Dan Dauk on how to warm up for the upcoming golf season.

Thursday, 23 February 2023 07:38

Akron Preparation & Training for Emergencies

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Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan joined Ray. The tragedy in East Palestine has highlighted the need for training and planning for emergency situations. Mayor Horrigan explains the training and preparation Akron goes through to respond to major events. 

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

This week's athletes are from Wadsworth Highschool. 
Maddy Schnelzer is a Junior. She is Captain of the swim team with accomplishments including 3-year letter winner, 3-time district qualifier in 4 events, and 2-time state qualifier in 3 events.  Maddy is a dedicated athlete who shows commitment to her sport and helps others work on starts and turns. Maddy is an outstanding student that works hard at her academics, with a 4.232 GPA. 
Chris Earnest is a 3-year wrestling team captain and 4-year letter winner. He was the 2022 State Champ, SUburban League Champion, and is ranked #20 nationally with 152 wins to date. Chris is an excellent student as well, with a 3.75 GPA. 


US Marshals say they arrested a 21-year-old man from Canton at a home near the 100 block of 23rd Street SE in Mansfield this morning, who allegedly shot up a strip club in Columbus on January 29th.

Travis Ingram, who will be held in the Stark County jail until he is extradited back to Columbus, is charged with Aggravated Murder in connection with the shooting which left a 31-year-old man dead, and three women injured.

US Marshal, Pete Elliott, says the arrest was the result of "relentless efforts of our fugitive task force in Columbus, and our team here in Northern Ohio," adding that "A dangerous fugitive and three guns are off the streets thanks to the task force members".

Wednesday, 22 February 2023 10:50

Metro RTA Job Fair Today, Apply Now!

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If you like the idea of driving around, meeting new people, and earning a starting wage of at least $17 dollars an hour; today is your lucky day.

Akron's Metro RTA is hiring bus drivers, and they're interviewing people at 416 Kenmore Boulevard, today until 7:00 PM.

Today's "Come Drive With (B)Us:The Sequel"  hiring event is following up on a successful one they had several months ago, but they have more job openings now, and say they really need new drivers.

Click here for more information, and here for a map showing the location of their office on Kenmore boulevard.

48-year-old Emmanuel Remenyi of Green is in police custody and currently under investigation for allegedly making several explosive devices. 

The Akron Beacon Journal reports that Summit County officers were called to an apartment complex on Massillon Road after a woman living there said Remenyi came to her apartment in violation of a protection order. 

When police searched the home they didn’t find Remenyi but they did find what appeared to be several homemade pipe bombs and materials to make explosives. The apartment complex was then evacuated while the Summit County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad and the ATF investigated the scene.

In addition to explosive devices police also found weapons and ammunition.

Remenyi, who had already been charged with domestic violence, was taken into police custody and charged with illegal manufacturing or processing explosives, and violation of a protection order. His bond is now set at 1.5 million dollars and the case remains under investigation.

Wednesday, 22 February 2023 07:18

Spring Break Air Travel Tips & More

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Spring break is coming up and travel plans are being made. President and CEO of the Akron-Canton Airport, Ren Camacho, joined Ray to talk about do's and don'ts, new flights to and from CAK, and more. 

Friday, 24 February 2023 05:00

Black History Profiles: John Lewis

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February is Black History Month. Monday-Friday, Ray features profiles of those who helped make America great for everyone. Today's profile features John Lewis, American politician and civil rights activist. 

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