The WEOL Morning Show


Wednesday, September 28th, 2022

9/28/22 7:10 University Hospitals Avon Health Center Fitness Program Manager Renee Barrett joined the guys on the Morning Show at the Avon Health Center! Renee shared how more folks are getting back in the gym following COVID and talked about the many different programs and activities the Avon Health Center provides! Plus, an update on their pool! (8:03)

9/28/22 7:20 Dave O’Brien returned with Rocco Nuosci for this week’s Local Beat, presented by Vandemark Jewelers on East Broad Street in Elyria, a trusted name in jewelry! Dave shared some details from this week’s fire at the Wellington water treatment plant and what the damages mean for the village. Plus, researchers at UH are getting $12.5 million to track flu viruses for the CDC, and Dave explained how and why the grant money came to be. (9:47)

9/28/22 7:40 Since we celebrated Avon this morning, it was only appropriate we talked some Eagles education with Avon Schools Superintendent Ben Hodge! Fresh off homecoming, Ben talked about this past weekend of activities in Avon, how their new performing arts center is doing so far since opening, and what’s in store for the Avon students the rest of this fall semester! (10:26)

9/28/22 8:10 There’s always something going on in the city of Avon! Avon Mayor Bryan Jensen stopped by and started off talking about… chicken? Well, there sure are a lot of poultry spots in Avon. Besides that, Mayor Jensen talked about other projects from around the city as it continues to grow both in the residential and commercial sectors. (9:28)

9/28/22 8:50 You save the best for last, right? UH Avon Health Center General Manager Brad Calabrese joined the table to close out our “Celebrate Avon” day. The facility has seen plenty of changes in the past few years, especially with the pool. Brad announced that the pool is all set to reopen this Saturday, October 1st! Brad walked us through the process of getting the pool ready for guests once again and why folks in Avon will be excited to come back and use it. (7:01)


Tuesday, September 27th, 2022

9/27/22 7:20 Mental illness or something more? You may think dementia only happens to people over 60, but a rare condition known as Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) strikes people in their 40’s and 50’s. Neurologist Dr. Andrea Bozoki (Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology at UNC Chapel Hill) and Susan Dickinson (AFTD Chief Executive Officer) stopped by to talk about FTD symptoms, diagnosis and testing, and treatment options. (7:21)

9/27/22 7:40 On April 10, 2012, United States Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills of the 82nd Airborne was critically injured on his third tour of duty in Afghanistan by an IED while on patrol, losing portions of both legs and both arms. He is one of only five quadruple amputees from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to survive his injuries. Now, the Travis Mills Foundation supports recalibrated veterans and their families. Country star John Rich joined the Morning Show as he will return to the Lorain Palace Theater on Saturday, November 12th, to help raise money for the foundation! (9:28)

9/27/22 8:40 Doing fun activities with your family can be a challenge with a smaller budget. While the cost upfront can be a bit more, Chronicle-Telegram Coupon Queen Rachel Krych of Couponing with Rachel says that a season pass or membership can often be a better choice for a family. She returned to the Morning Show to talk about the reasons why that has saved her some cash. Plus, Rachel shared this week’s top deals! Check out Rachel’s weekly column on Tuesday’s in the Chronicle-Telegram. (15:03)


Tuesday, September 27th, 2022

9/26/22 7:40 Fetzer CEO Bob Boisture joined the Morning Show crew to discuss how we can build a better, more connected world and nation through examining the spiritual and psychological roots of the issues that divide us. (10:22)

9/26/22 8:10 The Lorain Port and Finance Authority revealed new plans of its vision for Black River Landing, unveiling design concepts last week in a presentation at the Lorain Palace Theater! Executive Director Tom Brown joined the guys on the Morning Show to talk about the vision, the plans, and what’s next for the Black River Landing. (12:08)

9/26/22 8:40 How about those Cleveland Browns! They are now 2-1 on the season after a Thursday night win over Pittsburgh last week. Browns beat reporter Scott Petrak from the Chronicle-Telegram joined the show to recap what went right in the win and how Cleveland can emulate that same winning formula next Sunday in Atlanta. (10:51)


Tuesday, September 27th, 2022

9/23/22 7:40 Author David Gollinger joined the show to talk about his latest Cleveland-focused book, 123 Cle: The Best Counting Book in the Land! The book, geared for little ones ages 0-4, will help you teach numbers, colors, and a love for all things Cleveland! (7:24)