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12/5/22 8:20 If the past few years have taught us anything, they have emphasized the importance of making meaningful connections, despite physical distance. As we approach the giving season, Roya Winner, Communications Manager for Social Impact at Meta, stopped by to discuss the seemingly small but mighty ways people can use their products to make a positive impact in the real world and turn ordinary connections into extraordinary ones! (5:30)

12/5/22 8:40 It’s a victory Monday with The Chronicle-Telegram’s Cleveland Browns beat reporter Scott Petrak! Scott broke down yesterday’s win in Houston over the Texans despite some rust from quarterback Deshaun Watson in his first game back. (12:44)


12/2/22 7:20 Friday mornings bring us our Champions of Education, presented by the Nordson Corporation, building self-renewing products the world uses every single day! This week, we’re talking wrestling, specifically, girls wrestling! It’s on the rise in Lorain County and across the globe. Our own Rocco Nuosci, along with Tom Evans, caught up with Columbia girls wrestling coach Hannah Ferry who will lead the Lady Raiders this season. (5:49)

12/2/22 7:40 Beginning this Saturday, The Chronicle-Telegram will publish an expanded print and digital replica edition every Saturday! The Chronicle-Telegram Weekend Edition will have all the features of the Sunday paper, delivered to your door or digital device a day early! Publisher Bill Hudnutt joined the guys to talk about the change and what it will mean for CT subscribers. (9:43)

12/2/22 8:10 The game of baseball lost a legend this Thursday as two-time Cy Young Award winner Baseball Hall-of-Famer Gaylord Perry passed away at the age of 84. Bob DiBiasio from the Cleveland Guardians stopped by to talk about the life and playing days of Perry, who did some of his best work with Cleveland from 1972 until he was traded in 1975. (11:47)


12/1/22 7:20 Deshaun Watson is back under center in a regular season game for the first time since 2020. How will the Cleveland Browns handle the return of their starting quarterback? John Telich breaks that down, plus much more on the orange and brown, on this week’s Budweiser’s From the Sidelines, presented by North Ridgeville Convenient Sunoco on Center Ridge and Barton Roads. (19:57)

12/1/22 7:40 Why does Lorain County Public Health have an interest in substance use? How are they helping prevent overdose deaths? Program Manager Katie Bevan and Health Education Specialist Sam Meluch stopped by to share more. Plus, Katie and Sam gave us a sneak peek at tonight’s Zero Proof Mix Off to promote sober driving this holiday season, taking place at the Spitzer Conference Center of Lorain County Community College! (12:52)

12/1/22 8:10 Touchdown… to tackle hunger, that is! Once again this season for every touchdown heard on WEOL, Jamie’s Carpet Shop in Amherst, Elyria, and Sandusky, donated $10 to the Touchdowns to Tackle Hunger campaign with the Second Harvest Food Bank! The total this year is $1,500, and Jamie’s owner Chris Zeitler along with Susan Bartosch of the Second Harvest Food Bank joined the guys to talk about the campaign and what donation dollars mean to those in need. (8:55)


11/30/22 7:20 It’s the Local Beat with Dave O’Brien, brought to you by Vandemark Jewelers on East Broad Street in Elyria, a trusted name in jewelry! This week, the guys discuss a recent pay raise approval in Amherst for its workers. Plus, Republican Jeff Riddell looks to be the new Lorain County Commissioner as the Board of Elections has certified his victory over incumbent Democrat Matt Lundy. However, an automatic recount will take place on December 7th with Riddell’s victory coming by just 136 votes. (9:36)


11/29/22 7:40 Being a spontaneous traveler: it’s a romantic and adventurous way to travel! Spontaneity is so important to travelers, and this fact is backed up in a new Skyscanner study that reveals spontaneity as a secret to U.S. traveler’s happiness. Skyscanner Global Travel Expert, Laura Lindsay, joined the guys on the Morning Show to discuss the keys to being a spontaneous traveler as well as additional findings from the study! (7:06)

11/29/22 8:10 Grocery bills can be, well, not small. However, many want to keep their families fed without having to compromise on nourishment. Chronicle-Telegram Coupon Queen Rachel Krych returned this week for her tips on saving while still feeding her household of boys, including buying in bulk, eating leftovers, sticking with water, and more! (14:56)

11/29/22 8:40 Tough times in Toronto last night for our Cleveland Cavaliers. Radio voice of the Cavs, Tim Alcorn, joined us to recap the loss as Cleveland has lost 2 of their last 3 after a 4-game win streak. (10:31)


11/28/22 8:10 This Saturday, December 3rd, marks the return of Holiday on the Ridge in North Ridgeville, presented by the North Ridgeville Chamber of Commerce and North Ridgeville Visitors Bureau. Chamber President Marjorie Snyder joined the guys this morning to talk about Saturday’s event, which runs from 10am-4pm, including craft shows, a tree lighting, gift shopping, and more! For a complete brochure and list of events, visit the PDF on the North Ridgeville website HERE. (4:57)

11/28/22 8:40 The Browns season is alive! Well, for now anyways. In the final game before Deshaun Watson returns, Cleveland picked up a huge home win over Tom Brady and Tampa Bay on Sunday as Jacoby Brissett knocked off his former mentor. Chronicle-Telegram beat reporter Scott Petrak stopped by to recap Sunday’s overtime win in Cleveland. (13:39)


11/22/22 7:40 This week’s Champions of Education, brought to you by the Nordson Corporation, takes us to the DiFranco Classic! The DiFranco Classic returns for the 2022 edition this Wednesday, November 23rd, with a full day of hoops that can be heard here on WEOL! Our own Rob Polinsky and Lorain County coaching legend John Szalay talked with Midview boys basketball coach Jim Brabenec about the legend of Troy DiFranco and why we continue to honor him with this season opening classic. The full schedule of games can be seen below and heard LIVE on AM 930 and 100.3 FM! (7:00)

  • Firelands vs. North Ridgeville (Boys, 1pm)
  • Oberlin vs. Amherst (Boys, 2:30pm)
  • Elyria vs. Sandusky (Boys, 4pm)
  • Midview vs. Elyria Catholic (Girls, 5:30pm)
  • Midview vs. Keystone (Boys, 7pm)

11/22/22 8:10 It was a wine and gold winner last night! Our Cleveland Cavaliers are back on track after a win over the Atlanta Hawks, and radio voice of the Cavs, Tim Alcorn, joined the guys to talk about the team’s three-game winning streak as they finish out the homestand on Wednesday. (8:38)

11/22/22 8:20 Who wants to walk in a Wesleyan Winter Wonderland? The Wesleyan Village is back with their Winter Wonderland, including a neighborhood event with Santa, carriage ridges, entertainment, hot chocolate, and more! Melissa Knapp from the Wesleyan Village and Tracey Murphy from Wesleyan Meadows stopped by to talk about the event, taking place Wednesday, December 7th, from 4:30-6:30pm, at 807 West Avenue in Elyria! (7:09)

11/22/22 8:40 The winter shopping season can be stressful. Chronicle-Telegram Coupon Queen Rachel Krych made her weekly visit to talk about how to find deals to ease the holiday stress. Check out her weekly column every Tuesday in The Chronicle-Telegram! (13:40)