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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8-2-22

8/2/22 8:10 Cleveland Browns beat reporter Scott Petrak returned to the WEOL Morning Show on the heels of the announcement of a six-game suspension for quarterback Deshaun Watson. Scott discussed how the team will need to hold down the fort until Watson’s return and why Kevin Stefanski has his work cut out for him. (11:02)

8/2/22 8:40 Coupon queen Rachel Krych made her weekly visit for Couponing with Rachel! Ohio’s tax-free weekend is almost here, running from August 5th-7th. If you have been holding off on back-to-school shopping, Rachel tells us why now is the perfect time to get the most bang for your buck! Her three main tips to keep in mind are plan, research, and stack your savings! (12:59)

 

8-1-22

8/1/22 7:20 Monday morning means it’s time to talk Guardians baseball with Cleveland Guardians Senior VP of Public Affairs, Bob DiBiasio! Bobby D recapped a solid road trip for the Guards as the club returns home tonight to start a three-game set with the Diamondbacks! There’s plenty of giveaways this week, and of course, dollar dogs on Friday! (7:58)

8/1/22 8:10 Local school children need your help! The Wee Care Closet is positively impacting the lives of countless local school children. Tammy Koleski, the creator and original funder of the group, joined the Morning Show to talk about their upcoming BACK TO SCHOOL fundraiser, taking place August 11th from 5-7pm at 5400 Meadow Ln Ct., Wesleyan Meadows, Sheffield. (11:36)

8/1/22 8:40 It’s almost time for the Mike Bird Golf Classic! Mike Bird fought valiantly against cancer before eventually losing his life. However, The Mike Bird Fund was created to fight back at cancer, leading to the creation of the golf classic! Last year, over $17,000 was raised in support, and Bill Bird, Mike’s father, stopped by the show to talk about this year’s outing, set for Sunday, August 21st, at Bob-O-Link Golf Course in Avon! (11:02)

7-29-22

7/29/22 8:10 Who’s ready to go Rockin’ on the River? That’s tonight in Lorain at the Black River Landing, and those heading out that way can hear the Pat Benatar tribute band Invincible, and the “Pat” of the group, Michelle McDowell stopped by to talk about the background of the group and tonight’s show! (9:37)

7/29/22 8:40 Pizza time! This Sunday it’s the annual Elyria Sunrise Rotary Pizza Challenge! Elyria Mayor Frank Whitfield joined the show to talk about the challenge and how fun it is for our community each year. ALL Participants are to start the challenge at Nick Abraham Auto Mall in Elyria to pick up vehicle signage and Pizza Challenge Packet. Each vehicle will receive a map with locations of various participating pizza shops throughout Elyria. Participating shops include:

  • Cozzeria’s – 427 Cleveland Street, 440-365-0032
  • Dominos – 580 Chestnut Commons, 440-323-9050
  • Foundry – 525 Broad Street, 440-281-9181
  • Marco’s – 649 South Abbe Road, 440-522-3532
  • Neighborhood Alliance – Old Y on Washington Avenue
  • Uncle Al’s – 516 Cleveland Street, 440-323-6200
  • Valley of the Eagles – 1100 Gulf Road, 440-365-1400

Tickets can be purchased by clicking HERE! (7:59)

7-28-22

7/28/22 7:40 Still in need of summer plans? How about a trip to the African Safari Wildlife Park in Port Clinton! Their Technical Advisor Kelsey Keller joined the guys to talk about all they have going on still this summer with over 400 animals on-site that can be seen via drive-thru or walk-thru safaris! (14:03)

7/28/22  8:10 Who’s up for a little road series victory in Boston? Jim Rosenhaus from the Cleveland Guardians Radio Network made his weekly visit as the Guards look to take the series against the Red Sox tonight before heading down to Tampa Bay for the weekend. (8:12)

 

7-27-22

7/27/22 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! This week, the guys talked about a $24 million Berkshire facility slated to come to Sheffield along with up to 100 new jobs! Plus, two different Republican state representative candidates have similar yet different ways on how to handle funding for education in Ohio. (11:11)

7/27/22 8:10 Still looking for a fun summer destination? How about Yellowstone National Park? Jenny Palay from the Office of Tourism and Business Development joined the guys and talked about why Yellowstone is such a great place to visit and some of the amazing things visitors can expect to see! (4:04)

7/27/22 8:40 Who doesn’t love dinosaurs? With the new Jurassic World movie out, it’s the perfect time to talk about our historic friends with Paleontologist at the College of Charleston Dr. Scott Persons, who talked all about dinosaurs from their cinematic depictions in Jurassic Park and the impact of these creatures on the world as we know it today! (15:42)

7-26-22

7/26/22 7:40 Our friend of the show and Major League Baseball Hall of Fame Correspondent Joe Valore called in from France (bonjour!) to give his take on this year’s MLB Hall of Fame Class of 2022 induction and the background of some of the newest members of Cooperstown. (14:52)

7/26/22 8:10 We’re back on the Main Street Beat, brought to you by the Lorain County Visitors Bureau! This week we check in on Main Street Lorain with Executive Director Max Schaefer! The final “Shakespeare in the Park” performance of the year is coming up this Sunday at the Black River Landing and is free for the community! Plus, Max shared some details about this Friday’s Broadway Block Party! (10:04)

7/26/22 8:40 Summer break may be almost over, but there are still plenty of affordable ways to enjoy some fun in the sun! Coupon queen Rachel Krych of Couponing With Rachel made her weekly visit as she talked all about summer savings! Rachel advised to check out your local library for free programs for the entire family, checking out our beaches and Metro Parks, plus upcoming city events! Oh, and grab your popcorn for the latest movie discounts! Our weekly chats with Rachel are brought to you by the Lorain Public Library System. (13:29)

 

7-25-22

7/25/22 7:20 Monday mornings start with Guardians baseball talk with Bobby D on WEOL! Cleveland Guardians Sr. Vice President of Public Affairs Bob DiBiasio made his weekly visit as the Guardians split a weekend series against the White Sox in Chicago and now head east for a four-game set in Boston. (8:53)

7/25/22 8:10 Have you ever been dosing off during class, work, or in front of the T.V., and had a quick, vivid dream before jolting back awake? This is a period between sleep and wake that is called hypnagogia and creates a strong, rich period of creative insight that people have tried to tap into for years. Now, with a new technology called Dormio, we can hold on to those ideas, thoughts, and memories. Kathleen Esfahany, one of the expert researchers involved in the Dormio project, joined the guys to explain how Dormio looks to explore ways to augment human creativity by extending, influencing, and capturing dreams in Stage 1 sleep. (15:03)