WEOL Morning Show

Weekdays 7 – 9 AM

Bruce Van Dyke and Craig Adams get your day going with live local news, weather with Jon Loufman,  sports, traffic, prizes and quirky stories from around the globe. Interviews are podcast below.


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Monday, 11/28/2016

7:40am – Over 150 Catholic schools, parishes, and organizations are excited to be participating in the first-ever online day of catholic giving in Northeast Ohio called We Give Catholic. This morning Patrick Grace, executive Director of the Catholic Community Foundation, told us more about Tuesday’s event.

8:10amDan Maly of the Lorain County airport let us know bout the upcoming Santa Fly-in and Pancake Breakfast.

8:20am – WEOL Political Analyst David Arredondo recently visited Cuba. This morning he joined us to talk about what he saw and share his thoughts on the passing of former Cuban President Fidel Castro.

8:40am – Browns lost their 12th in a row Sunday to the New York Giants. We spoke with the Chronicle Telegram’s Scott Petrak about the game.

Wednesday, 11/23/2016

7:20am – Millions of Americans struggle with the impacts of bladder conditions and diseases each day in America. This morning Dr. Kathleen Kobashi talked to Bruce and Craig about the impact of bladder health in the country.

8:40am – This Black Friday take you shopping skills to Oberlin. Janet Haar of the Oberlin Business Partnership let us know about the fun festivities taking place in Oberlin this Black Friday during the big shopping day.

Tuesday, 11/22/2016

7:20am – Diabetes is a leading cause of new cases of blindness in people age 20-74. This morning Dr. Michael Cooney let us know more about diabetic eye disease and how it is affecting 29 million people in the United States.

7:40amKatie Bevan and Kat Evers of the United Way of Greater Lorain County stopped by the station this morning to let us know about the upcoming Zero Proof Mix-Off next Thursday.

8:10am – On Dec. 2 the National Museum of the Great Lakes will screen a documentary about the WWII on the Great Lakes in Lakewood. This morning we learned more about the film and the museum with executive director Chris Gillcrist.

8:40amVenessa Klesta of the Lorain County Metro Parks told Bruce and Craig about the holiday themed trails and displays being presented by the Metro Parks this year.


Monday, 11/21/2016

7:40am – Game Worn author Stephen Wong told us about his new book and the game worn uniforms that have shaped America’s pastime.

8:10amDr. David Spigel, chief scientific officer and director of the Lung Cancer Research Program at Sarah Cannon Research Institute, taught us about Lung Cancer and how new studies that have allowed for better treatment of the disease.

8:40am – Browns are still looking for their first win after falling to Pittsburgh on Sunday. This morning we spoke with the Chronicle Telegram’s Scott Petrak about the current state of Cleveland’s football team.

Extra – On Friday, the Second harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio welcomed in politician’s to help pack food packages for those in need. While there our own Craig Adams spoke with Julie Chase Morefield, executive director of the Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio.

Friday, 11/18/2016

8:10am – The Toy Guy Chris Byrne told us what the hot new toys are this holiday season and the best ways you can get them.

8:40am – Lorain Growth Corporation’s Lollie Bansek stopped by the station to tell us about the upcoming Waterfront Winterfest in Lorain kicking off with a Christmas Parade down Broadway on Saturday, Nov. 26.


Thursday, 11/17/2016

7:40am – The average college graduate has more than $37,000 in student debt to pay back and the holidays are upon us.  Susan C Keating, president and CEO of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, has some tips for managing those loans for recent graduates.

8:10am – Auto expert Mike Caudill let us know what will be on display during at the LA Auto Show.

8:20amSenator Sherrod Brown joined Bruce and Craig to talk about NAFTA, current politics and what he will be doing in Lorain tomorrow.

8:40am – Editor-in-Chief of Travel Girl Magazine Stephanie Oswald gave us some top tips for hassle-free holiday travel.

Wednesday, 11/16/2016

7:20am – The new book Lennon on Lennon features stories of John Lennon shared by himself. Editor Jeff Burger spoke with Bruce and Craig this morning about the book. Click here to listen to part one of the interview. Click here to listen to part two of the interview. 

8:10am – November is National Prematurity Awareness Month. This morning we spoke with Dr. Vidya Raman-Tangella and Debra Ness, president for the National Partnership of Women and Families, about the dangers of early or elective c-sections.

8:40am – How well a child learns is directly related to their economic status, UNLESS a student is already familiar with the subject being taught. Robert Pondiscio, executive director of the Knowledge Matters Campaign, explained how he has found prof of this in his studies and how he is using it to help change the mindset of children in American schools.