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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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Thursday, 5/5/2016

May is the month to celebrate mothers, and this month the Lorain County General Health District has put together the seven ways local mothers can save time, have self time, and discover peace of mind. This morning Director of Community Health Cindy Modie gave us the run down on the topic.

Dr. Andrea Singer, Clinical Director with the National Osteoporosis Foundation, spoke with Bruce and Craig about the importance of bone density scans and combating this silent disease.

On Wednesday Ceder Points new roller coaster ValRaven was opened to the media for a first look and ride. Our own Bruce Vandyke made the trip to Sandusky and spoke with those responsible for the new thrill ride.

Adam Pooch – ValRavan Project Manager.

Tony Clark – Cedar Point Director of Communications

Adam Grignon – Coaster Rider

 

Wednesday, 5/4/2016

This Friday and Saturday superheros and villeins will be running through the streets of Elyria for the 5th annual Elyria Superhero Weekend. This morning Jennifer Basil, Jerry Ivancic and Mark Mackaye (Poison Ivy, Mr. Incredible, and Loke) told us what we can expect on the weekend.

After a big win for Trump and a night that saw Ted Cruz leave the race for president, our political analyst David Arredondo weighed in on where the RNC goes from here.

Ceder Point is set to unleash their newest roller coaster, Valraven, This morning we caught up with WLKR News Director Scott Truxell who was live at the Point.

This Saturday the musical group New Odyssey will perform at Elyria High School Performing Arts Center. Hear how these three musicians learned to play over 30 instruments with band member Gary Todd.

 

 

 

Tuesday, 5/3/2016

Bill Harper, Executive Director of the United Way of Greater Loraine County, talked about their upcoming cooperatives for the month of May.

Harper Lee was one of Americas great authors. this morning we spoke with Charles J. Shields, Author of the new book Mockingbird, witch details the life of Harper Lee.

Take a look behind the scenes of Americas death row with Watch Me Die Author and LCCC Professor Bill Kimberlin.

Monday, 5/2/2016

Hear about the latest job openings in Lorain County with Employment Express Professional’s Chad Grude.

It was a rough weekend for the Indians who couldn’t seem to figure out the Philadelphia Phillies. Can they turn it around against the Tigers coming up on Tuesday? Hear what Indians VP of Communications Bob DiBiasio thinks.

Dr. Michael Fleck and Pet Expert Charlotte Reed talked about thoroughbreds and horse racing before this weekends big Kentucky Derby.

Northwood Middle School Drama Department will be preforming the play Hairspray Jr. The musical event will take place a the Elyria High School Performing Arts Center on Friday. Before you take in the play, hear more about the upcoming performances with director Christy Krysinski.

 

Friday, 4/29/2016

The Elyria Public Schools Cinco de Mayo fundraiser is next week. Today Superintendent Tom Jama and Director of Communications Amy Higgins stopped in to talk about the event.

Corey Coleman was the Browns first pick of the 2016 NFL Draft. How does he weigh up? Find out what the Chronicle Telegrams’ Scott Petrak.

Moving can be a hassle, but diy handyman Chip Wade has some tips that can make it just a little easier.

 

 

Wednesday, “Spotlight on Oberlin” 4/27/2016

  • We found out the latest about Oberlin College with President Marvin Krislov.
  • Piano’s are a beautiful instrument, but how does one properly maintain one? Find out with John Cavanaugh of the Oberlin Conservatory.
  • The Firelands Association of Visual Arts has a lot of great programs going on. Hear all about them with Betsy Mandarin and James Peake.
  • Judie Docs, Executive Officer of the North Coast Building Industry Association, gave us more insight into their upcoming Home Show.

Tuesday, “Spotlight on Oberlin” 4/26/2016

  • Lorain County Metro Park’s Erica Rainey told us about the great summer programs going on this year.
  • We took a look at Oberlin’s past with Liz Schultz of the Heritage Center.
  • Mary Felton of North Coast Building Industry Association shared information about the upcoming Home Show being held on the JVS campus.
  • Heather Fraelich told us about the Oberlin Kids collaborative that helps children get ready for kindergarten.
  • If your child is a musician you may want to send them to the upcoming summer camp at the Oberlin Conservatory. This morning spokespersons Anna Hoffman and Cathy Strauss shared information of the upcoming music filled camp.