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.

Friday, 31 July 2020 12:48

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-7-31-20 Featured

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Virus protection technology, new car models, and proof the government is tracking UFO’s! Our featured guest this week, is University of Akron Polymer Science doctoral student, Anvay Patil. He's part of a research project on a revolutionary new kind of dye, that could be used for everything from counterfeit-proof money, to…
Though Summit County is back to the orange category as far as COVID-19 cases, recently downgraded from red, the threat of the virus is still present. Public health leaders in and around Akron are taking the proper precautions to ensure the safety of the citizens through the recent spike and…
In the world of sports, entertainment, and leisure, many have proceeded with caution in terms of reopening their establishments, if at all. But the biggest question mark falls under the umbrella of education. It was announced this week that Akron Public Schools will go completely virtual the first nine weeks…
Plenty of changes have occurred in the last year inside the bishop’s office in the Archdiocese of Cleveland. First, Bishop Richard Lennon passed away in October after a long battle with dementia. Then in January, his successor, Bishop Nelson Perez, was called to serve the Diocese of Philadelphia. Come September…
With President Trump talking about sending federal law enforcement officers to other cities including Cleveland, like he has in Portland, Oregon; WAKR Morning Show Host, Ray Horner, talked to CBS News Law Enforcement & Security Analyst, Paul Viollis, about what's really going on, and what that could mean for protests…
Due to the COVID-19 delay and game time temperatures nearing 80, it certainly does not feel like opening day for baseball. But on July 24th, the Cleveland Indians will be set to start their truncated season against the Kansas City Royals. The long-time voice of the Tribe, Tom Hamilton, made…
Friday, 24 July 2020 07:13

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-7-24-20 Featured

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This week, how increased screen time and online classes affect children's mental health, Russian hackers trying to steal Coronavirus vaccine information, an inside job Twitter hack, and privacy issues involving Presidential campaign apps.   Our featured guest is Akron Children’s Hospital psychologist, Dr. Geoffery Putt, who talks to us about…
A normal school year would set to begin about a month from now. But as everyone knows, this will not be a normal school year. Akron Public Schools superintendent David James provided an update to where the district is as far as face-to-face or virtual learning. Among the many hurdles…
Tuesday, 21 July 2020 09:14

U-A Prof on COVID-19 Vaccines and Immunity

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There's a reason why the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is called "novel". It is new, it is tricky to deal with, and immunity isn't guaranteed; at least, not for very long. Morning Show Host, Ray Horner, talked to Microbiology Professor, Dr. Hazel Barton from the University of Akron, about…
Travel is down, COVID-19 numbers are up in Ohio, and around the country. Akron-Canton Airport CEO, Ren Camacho discusses mask requirements, COVID-19 safety precautions, and more, with Morning Show Host, Ray Horner.
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