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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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Friday, 7/17/2015

It started as a college Branch of Oberlin and later became a station on the Underground Railroad. The Burrell Homestead has been a huge part of Ohio History since its construction. Burrell Homestead’s, Matt Kocsis told us about the importance of this historic landmark.

Sheffield Lake Mayor Dennis Bring stopped in to shine the spotlight on his city.

The History of the Burrell Homestead dates back to a time even before the Burrell’s.  Curator and John Otis Hower Chair of Archaeology at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Brian Redmond let us know about the history that is currently being unearthed at the Burrell Homestead.

Let’s take a walk. Jennifer Bracken, Assistant Director of the Lorain County Metro Parks, spoke with Bruce and Craig about the Silver Sneakers program.

Some big plays are coming to the French Creek Nature and Arts Center. Rick Fortney, Artistic Director of the TrueNorth Cultural Arts, announced the new season’s schedule, and he previewed the Pajama Game which is currently playing at the French Creek Nature and Arts Center through July 26.

“Spotlight on Sheffield” Thursday, 7/16/2015

Volunteers play a large role in maintaining the Sheffield Public Parks. Ruth Horvath, from Friends of the Lorain County Metro Parks, Let us know about her experiences and how others can get involved in the program.

History, future plans, bicentennial events, and more. Sheffield Village Mayor John Hunter shines the light on his village.

From scavenger hunts to golf outings, the Lorain County Metro Parks has some great times ahead for the summer. Vanessa Klesta, Public Information Officer for the LCMP, lets us know all about the upcoming fun events.

“Spotlight on Sheffield” Wednesday, 7/15/2015

Historian Eddie Herdendorf opened the show by letting us in on a little Sheffield history.

Lorain County Metro Parks Ranger Brian Holmes talked about his involvement in the parks and the nature that can be seen in Sheffield.

Pam Coghlan, of the Domonkas Library, talked superheros, books and Harper Lee with Bruce and Craig.

Sheffield Lake is a finalist in the Petsafe Bark for Your Park Contest. Russell the dog, along with owners Madison and Julie Kovalik, stooped in to urge everyone to help the town win a $100,000 grand prize to build an off-leash dog park. You can place your vote right here. http://www.petsafe.net/

In our final segment, the spotlight shined on business with the North Coast Chamber of Commerce’s Ray Gilles and John Sobolewski.

Tuesday, 7/14/2015

The higher your credit score the easier it is to qualify for loans and get lower interest Rates. Marietta Jelks, of USA.gov., stoped by the Morning Show today to share her tried and trusted tips from the Financial Self-Defense Kit, what to look for in your credit report,  how to raise your credit score and how to prevent credit fraud.

Monday, 7/13/2015

With the All-Star Break upon us, Indians insider Bob DiBiasio talks about the first half of the season and what he thinks the Tribe’s chances are going into the second half of the year.

Since it’s inception 25 years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act has changed how society views and accommodates it’s citizens with disabilities. This milestone year will be celebrated at the No Barriers Summit in Park City, Utah. Dave Shurna, Executive Director of No Barriers, and Kathy Martinez, People with Disabilities Segment Manager at Wells Fargo and Company, discussed how the ADA has made life better for those with disabilities, how important the ADA’s formation has been, and where you can find more information on the organization.

Friday, 7/10/2015

The Lorain Community Music Theater present Mary Poppins at the Stocker Arts Center Hoke Theater July 17 – 26th. Alex Craig (playing the role of Bert) and Pamela Shirtz (playing Mary Poppins) talked to the Morning Show about the upcoming play.

Thursday, 7/9/2015

On the Morning Show, Bobbie Sears stooped in to talk about the upcoming Relay for Life event Friday, July 10 -11 at Elyria Catholic High School.

Summer is the perfect time for car shows, and this year marks the 9th Annual Mustang and Ford show at Nick Abraham Elyria Ford. Nick Abraham and Gary Heath let you know what you can expect when you stop by the event on July 12.

and Lauren Ketcham of the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association, talked with Bruce and Craig about the Summer Farm Tour  going on this month in Medina County.