Wednesday, 22 January 2020 14:18

Kramer vs Aerosmith Follow Up

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Aerosmith will make an appearance on this Sunday's Grammy Awards show but they will be without their long-time drummer Joey Kramer and he's pissed about it, too! So much so that he's suing them. Kramer's lawsuit claims that after he suffered some minor injuries in spring 2019 that forced him…
Monday, 20 January 2020 14:10

Happy National Disc Jockey Day!

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Hey everybody, it's National Disc Jockey Day! That special day set aside, (by whom - I don't know), to honor those men & women who aren't afraid to turn on a hot microphone and talk about whatever comes to their minds. Their disembodied voices pumping out of speakers and car…
Wednesday, 15 January 2020 14:01

Rock Hall Class of 2020; My Follow-Up

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Today's announcement of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's class of 2020 is bound to create some discussion, most of which will not be positive. They are: The Doobie Brothers, Whitney Houston, Depeche Mode, T.Rex, Nine Inch Nails, and The Notorious B.I.G. Personally, I was surprised that of that…
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 16:53

And The Oscar Goes To...

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Matthew Cherry, a former University of Akron student, has been nominated for an Academy Award for an animated short called "Hair Love." Cherry got his degree at UA and also played some football for the Zips, catching passes thrown by then QB Charlie Frye. He went on to play professional…
Friday, 10 January 2020 15:23

Killer Brownies Are Back!

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Remember Killer Brownies from the West Point Market? Well, they're back! For many years, the Vernon family ran the upscale grocery store catering to an uppper crust clientele on West Market Street in the Walhaven area. Lucky for us, it was conveniently located next door to the WONE studios. The…
A local eatery gets some national exposure on this Thursday's episode of the Food Network's "Restaurant: Impossible." It's Edgar's Restaurant, a favorite for golfers at the nearly century old Good Park Golf Course on Akron's Nome Avenue. Golfing may be the farthest thing from your mind right about now, except…
Tuesday, 07 January 2020 16:41

You May Need a Tissue

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Is there anything better than seeing a video of a soldier surprising a family member with a unexpected return home or in this case, a young man ringing a bell of victory after enduring years of chemotherapy? Congrats to 19 year old Matt Driscoll who has been battling Leukemia for…
Monday, 06 January 2020 17:22

Driver's Ed

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When did you learn to drive? For me, it was the summer of 1976, the year I turned 16, and I'd been itching to drive for about 4 years before that. My school didn't offer Driver's Ed classes so I had to take private lessons. They paid off because I…
Friday, 03 January 2020 14:31

Good News!

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One thing not missing from most newscasts is bad news. There's an old adage that states, "if it bleeds -- it leads." Sadly that's true. It's why we rubber neck past the scene of an accident. Wouldn't it be nice if you could strip away the bad news of crime,…
Tuesday, 31 December 2019 15:35

Happy Birthday, 97.5 WONE

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New Year's Day marks the 35th year of 97.5 WONE's existence. On that first day of 1985, the dial position switched from an easy listening station known as WAEZ, "EZ-97" to a classic adult rock format that offered "more variety and less repitition." It began at 6am with the on-air…
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