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.

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are up across the board, from the counties and communities in the state of Ohio throughout the rest of the United States. In fact, a record 216 hospitalizations occurred in one day in Ohio, the highest since the pandemic began. Jim Krasula of CBS News has…
Tuesday, 20 October 2020 11:58

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-10-20-20-Bonus Edition Featured

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6 Russian military officers have been indicted on federal charges for a wide variety of cyber attacks, including one on a hospital system in Pennsylvania. To find out why that's so important, especially this close to the November election; we talked to CBS News National Security Consultant, Jeff McCausland. {podcast…
Talks are continuing inside the halls of Akron Public Schools about the potential for a blended education. If those talks and everything else go to plan, November 9th will be the first day. David James, the soon-to-be-retiring superintendent at Akron Public Schools, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to preview…
Perhaps not until the thick of the pandemic in March and April did many consider the stress frontline workers may be under. Dr. Brian Harte is the president of Cleveland Clinic-Akron General, and he joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to speak of the great work his staff is doing…
Friday, 16 October 2020 08:24

Patrick Bravo on APS Blended Education Model

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On the topic of in-person or remote education during the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Mike DeWine left those decisions up to the individual school districts, rather than making a sweeping mandate statewide. Still, that does not mean there are not risks, especially with cases rising in Ohio. Patrick Bravo heads up…
Friday, 16 October 2020 06:17

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From Moon rocks to Mars; what's new at NASA? Our featured guest is Susan Motil, Deputy Center Director, at NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland.
Friday, 16 October 2020 06:17

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-10-16-20

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From Moon rocks to Mars; what's new at NASA? Our featured guest is Susan Motil, Deputy Center Director, at NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland.
Thursday, 15 October 2020 08:41

John Barker Breaks Down Health of Ohio Restaurants

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The future of Ohio’s restaurants, both the locally-owned and the chains, looks pretty grim with the cold months rapidly approaching. John Barker is the president of the Ohio Restaurant Association, and he joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to talk about the state of the restaurants. Though he says August…
We stay in the city of Akron this week, where we are introduced to a couple of Buchtel Griffins. Trayonna James keeps her schedule busy in the fall season, as she is a cheerleader and on the track team. She is a natural athlete wherever she goes, whether it’s on…
Wednesday, 14 October 2020 08:14

Dr. Rob McGregor Discusses COVID-19 in Children, Teens

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Plenty has been discussed about the effects of COVID-19 with the elderly and infirmed, but what about the children and teenagers? Dr. Rob McGregor is the chief medical officer at Akron Children’s Hospital, and he joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to discuss the findings medical professionals are seeing with…
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