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.


Tallmadge Mayor David Kline is retiring. Residents will elect a new mayor on November 7th. The Mayoral race is between Democrat Carol Siciliano-Kilway and Republican Dennis K. Loughry. Both candidates joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to discuss their experience, their plans, and more.    Interview with Dennis Loughry (R): …
Both candidates in the Barberton Mayoral Race, Megan Eberhart (0:00) and Bill Judge (8:09) discussed their campaigns with Ray.
This week, the Biden administration continued its push toward both manufacturing growth, and the widespread expansion of sustainable green energy initiatives, with a nearly $8 billion dollar investment in clean hydrogen. As part of that push; Ohio is now included in one of seven regional Clean Hydrogen Hubs, and Canton, Ohio is one…
Friday, 20 October 2023 08:11

Film School: Rosemary's Baby

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Film Study Professor, Joe Fortunato, joins Ray every Friday for Film School. This week they celebrated the 55th anniversary of the 1968 drama/horror film, Rosemary's Baby.  
Golf Pro, Dan Dauk, joins Ray every Friday to talk about local golf courses. This week they talked about the Raymond C. Firestone Public 9 Golf Course, a perfect course for this time of year.
Friday, 20 October 2023 07:53

Golf Tips: Late Season Golf

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Golf Pro, Dan Dauk, joins Ray every Friday with tips and info for golfers. It's late in golf season, it's cold and wet. Dan talks about what clubs to use in this weather.  
Friday, 20 October 2023 07:40

Breast Cancer Awareness

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. Victoria Van Fossen from SUMMA Health joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. She talked about breast cancer, screenings, early detection, treatment, and more!   
The Student Athlete of the Week segment is powered by NECA-IBEW and Akron Children’s Hospital. This week's athletes are from Archbishop Hoban High School. Amber Watson is a junior on the girls volleyball team. She has helped lead Hoban girls volleyball to a 21-0 record entering tournament play this week.…
Thursday, 19 October 2023 07:14

National School Bus Safety Week

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It's National School Bus Safety Week. Bill Andexler, Akron Public Schools district's transportation coordinator, joined the Ray Horner Morning show.  They talked about school bus safety from school bus inspections to seat belt studies. They also covered driver safety, training, and responsibilities.    
Wednesday, 18 October 2023 07:10

Virus Season: Covid, RSV, & the Flu

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Dr. Thomas File, doctor of infectious disease with SUMMA, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. He talked about Covid sticking around, the importance of testing, RSV, and Flu Season.  
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