Aaron Coleman

Aaron Coleman

Aaron has been working with RCRG since August of 2008 covering various news and sporting events. He graduated in 2003 from St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in Akron. He then went onto the University of Akron in May of 2008 with a degree in Radio/TV & Media Productions and a minor in Psychology. It was at WZIP & ZTV where Aaron developed a passion for radio especially Sports Radio. While attending the University of Akron you could hear Aaron on Sundays doing the "Sports Power Talk" program. Aaron covers City Hall, County Council and Akron School Board beats and handles traffic updates weekday afternoons on 1590 WAKR, 97.5 WONE and 94.9 WQMX. You can contact Aaron through the newsroom 330-864-6397 or email acoleman@rcrg.net

Thursday, 09 October 2014 09:01

AUDIO: Know Your Issue: Coventry School Levy

Superintendent Of Coventry Local Schools Rusty Chaboudy came to the studio Thursday morning to discuss the upcoming levy on the November ballot.

Chaboudy says the 6.83 mill renewal levy will be used for day to day operations with the schools.

Wednesday, 08 October 2014 09:58

AUDIO: Know Your Issue: Mogadore School Levy

Superintendent Of Mogadore Local Schools Dr. Christina Dinklocker spoke about the upcoming levy for the Mogadore Local Schools.

Dr. Dinklocker says it is a $5.9 mill operating levy, which will generate approximately $465,000 per year for the district.

Wednesday, 08 October 2014 08:20

AUDIO: Google Glasses Benefit Patients, Doctors

Cosmetic Surgeon Dr. Rich Castellano spoke with WAKR's Ray Horner about Google Glasses, which he uses during his surgeries.

Dr. Castellano says he has used them for about a year in his office. They are used to document what he and other doctors do in the office and are also used to help benefit patients in terms of increased documentation on their individual cases among other items.

 

John Michael, the Cleveland Cavaliers Radio Play By Play voice, spoke with Ray Horner about his first impressions of the new-look Cavaliers after their exhibition matchup with Maccabi Tel Aviv. He says the players are adapting well to new coach David Blatt's new offensive system.

The Cavaliers will play the Miami Heat in preseason action in Brazil on Saturday.

 

Tuesday, 07 October 2014 11:05

AUDIO: Local Hospitals Preparing For Ebola

 

Dr. Gary Bollin From Akron General And Dr. John Bower Of Akron Children's Hospital spoke with WAKR's Ray Horner about how their respective hospitals are prepared to deal with the potential of an Ebola virus threat in Akron.

Dr Bollin is the the Chief of Infectious Diseases and Medical Director at Akron General. He says the hospital is utilizing the recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and incorporate those recommendations into their own polices and procedures in the event of a threat in the Akron area.

Dr. Bower serves as a infectious disease physician for Akron Children's Hospital. He says one of the more important aspects of what they are doing is knowing what to look for and what to ask in the event of a possible Ebola diagnosis.

Monday, 06 October 2014 10:58

AUDIO: Bob DiBiasio Talking Some Tribe

Bob DiBiasio Vice President, Public Affairs for the Cleveland Indians spoke with Ray Horner and took some questions from the fans as the Indians wrap up the 2014 season and look forward to next year.

Part II of Bob DiBiasio's coversation with Ray Horner Monday morning.

 

DiBiasio said many of the Indians' brass including GM Chris Antonetti, manager Terry Francona, Ross Atkins, and various others are currently in Goodyear, Arizona to review the club from all angles, the minor league clubs, and the major league club to see how they can retool and get better in 2015.

Friday, 03 October 2014 10:36

AUDIO: UA's O'Sullivan Discusses Ebola

Public Health expert Dr. Terry O' Sullivan from the Political Science Department of the University Of Akron spoke about the Ebola virus and the infected individual in Dallas, Texas.  Dr. O'Sullivan also serves as the Director of the Center for for Emergency Management and Homeland Security Policy.

Dr. O' Sullivan lived in West Africa for three years in the 1980's, where Ebola is currently a highly prevalent public health issue. He says the world does get smaller with all the travel going on, and that if an infectious disease is present in one part of the world, it is not out of the question for it to come to the western world.

Friday, 03 October 2014 09:17

AUDIO: Museum March: Clark Gable

Nan Mattern, the Director of the Clark Gable Birth Home And Museum speaks about this week's march with WAKR's Ray Horner.

The museum, located in Cadiz, Ohio, features plenty of Clark Gable memorabilia and the house has been reconstructed to look as it did in the early 1900's.

 

Ward 5 councilperson Tara Mosley Samples spoke with WAKR's Ray Horner Thursday morning about questions surrounding her residency of Ward 5, which she serves as councilperson.

The morning show spoke with Ward 10 Councilman and City Council President Garry Moneypenny Wednesday morning and he said the investigation is ongoing into the matter.

 

Thursday, 02 October 2014 10:58

AUDIO: Copley-Fairlawn Discussions At Impasse

Brian Poe, the Copley-Fairlawn City Schools Superintendent, spoke with WAKR's Ray Horner Thursday morning about the impasse after the latest vote with the teacher's association.

He says a date will be set up with the federal mediator to sit down with the teachers and discuss the tentative agreement.