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.

As the colder weather approaches, many have wondered if COVID-19, or specifically the Delta variant, would make matters worse. However, trends of late have shown the opposite, with cases way down from where they were even a month ago. Has it made its way through the communities? Is it due…
For our Student Athlete of the Week program, we head to the west side of town and meet two students at Copley-Fairlawn High School. Michele Hofacker is currently the goalkeeper for our girls soccer team. She has registered 10 shutouts this year and if she has one more she will…
Friday, 22 October 2021 06:49

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-10-22-21: Gadgetopia! Featured

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Great things come in small packages in Akron, as hometown electronics firm, Tiny Circuits, introduces a new miniature gaming device called the "Thumby", along with a wearable to help kids stay fit, and pursue careers in healthcare. Find out more, with Tiny Circuits Founder and President, Ken Burns.
As the weather begins its annual cooldown, it will cause more people to head back inside, whether at home or in some form of congregation. Even though there are vaccines and now boosters out there, one can never be too cautious when it comes to COVID-19, according to Dr. Thomas…
When the topic of vaccine boosters was brought up, the first question many asked was if they had Moderna for their first round, do they get a Moderna booster? Or could that individual take a Pfizer or Johnson & Johnson booster with no problem? Donna Skoda is the commissioner of…
Much like every health system in the country, Summa Health is managing the trials and tribulations of shortages of ICUs, beds, and even staff. Dr. Cliff Deveny is the president and CEO of Summa Health System, and he joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to discuss these challenges his facilities…
A small airport on the border of Summit and Stark Counties has grown significantly over the years, and now they are celebrating their 75th anniversary. Ren Camacho is the president and CEO of the Akron-Canton Airport, and he joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to talk about hitting this milestone.…
For our Student Athlete of the Week program, we down Copley Road and meet with two seniors at Buchtel CLC. Leah Cheatham is a member of the volleyball team in the fall and the basketball team during the winter months. She is an ambassador and also the Class of 2022…
Students from all over the country will gather soon at Kent State University for their annual "Skyhack" event. They'll compete November 5-7, to win cash prizes for new and innovative ways to improve aviation. We'll also hear about a new study on Internet Gaming addiction, and talk to a couple…
Akron mayor Dan Horrigan joins the Ray Horner Morning Show each Thursday at 7:10 to discuss the most pressing issues around the city. And while many conversations dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic, the mayor looked and the present and future development of Akron. First, Horrigan looked at the towpath development…
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