8:20am – Tonight on WEOL we kick off the 2017 season of the Lorian County Scholastic Games. This morning we talked with show host and creator Jim Mehrling about the Lorin County High School quiz show.
8:10am – The city of Elyria is celebrating its bicentennial this year. In honor of the big celebration the Lorain Historical Society is helping teach the history of the city to the youngsters. This morning the Elyria School’s Amy Keir and the Lorain County Historical Society’s Anne Michael came by the show to tell us all about the city’s history and how they are teaching the city’s youth about it.
7:20am – Tony Gallo kicked off the annual Lorain County Chamber of Commerce meeting yesterday by talking about the futures of business in Lorain County.
8:20am – Every year on Feb. 2 thousands of people make their way to Gobblers Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania to see if Phil the groundhog can predict winters end. This morning we learned how the process and celebration come together with Punxsutawney Phil’s handler Ron Ploucha.
8:40am – Make your way to Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday Dinner, a fundraising event being held by the Amherst Historical Society. This morning event spokesperson Kathy Dean-Dielman and Abe Lincoln himself (Charlie Marty) told us more about the dinner and entertainment that is being planned.
8:50am – The Lorain County Metro Parks has been hard at work in 2017. At yesterday’s Loran County Chamber of Commerce meeting Jim Ziemnik talked about what the LCMP has planed for the year.
8:10am – The Great Big Home and Garden Show is coming back to the I-X Center Feb. 3 – Feb. 12. Event spokesperson Rosanna Hrabnicky let us know what will be on display at this year’s show.
8:40am – Conservative Political Analyst David Arredondo talked about Trumps inauguration and gave his thoughts on the new presidents first days in office.
8:10am – In the President Trumps first day of office Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown introduced the Buy America Bill. This morning we spoke with the Senator about the bill and his time at President Trumps inauguration.
8:20am – Do you have problems getting organized for tax season? Lisa Green Lewis, CPA and editor of the TurboTax blog, has some great tips for you.
8:40am – The United Way of Greater Lorain County and the Lorain City School District have partnered with four others organizations to form a community collaborative focused on improving kindergarten readiness for children in Lorain. This morning United Way spokesperson Christine Matusak Plass told us more about the new collaborative.
8:40am – Susan Goldberg , National Geographic Magazine Editor in Chief, told us about the upcoming controversial National Geographic Magazine issue that deals with the hot button issue of gender roles in the 21st century.
On Saturday, the Sports Wrap-Up Crew was at Mama Jo Homestyle Pies in Amherst. While they were there, former voice of the Cavaliers and NBA Hall of Fame broadcaster Joe Tait stopped in and told the story of how he shot 100% from the field. Trust us when we say you don’t want to miss this.
7:20am – Faith in Action Medina County Caregivers are proud to present the 20th Annual for the Love of Chocolate Festival. The event will take place at the Medina County Fairgrounds and will include chocolate sampling, CandyLand for kids and stage contests. Hear more from spokesperson Donna Theis.
8:10am – Cabele’s is kicking off Super Bowl preparation with a Big-Game Appetizer event on Saturday, Jan. 28. This morning Gary Gerrone, Marketing Manager of the Avon Branch, told us what one can expect at the event.
8:40am – Tony Gallo of the Lorain County Chamber of Commerce talked a little business.