Tim Daugherty

staff tim homeTim Daugherty has played a variety of roles with WONE since the very first day it was on the air. A member of the original staff, he has been heard on every shift around the clock; morning, noon, and nights, even overnights!

These days, Tim is the guy to turn to for a rockin' ride home after a hard day at work. Tune him in weekdays from 2-7pm.  

The Rock & Roll Authority as he's been called, (and not just because Daugherty and Authority rhyme so well), is known to drop in weird and little known factoids about almost everything rock-related under the sun. Tune in and see for yourself.  

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…
Monday, 30 December 2019 14:25

C'mon Browns!

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Well, another Browns' season has ended and not in the way we had hoped or how it was predicted last summer. On paper and in some sports magazines, it looked like they had what it took to at least be looking for some post season action and maybe their first…
Wednesday, 18 December 2019 15:56

3 Rock Stars Walk Into an Airport...

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Stop me if you've heard this one. There is no actual punchline but I found this candid shot fascinating. It was sent via text to my wife Sue Wilson from a record company executive friend of hers named Diane Lockner. Diane has been in the biz a long time and…
Friday, 06 December 2019 14:09

Lights, Camera, Akron!

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The Highland Square Film Festival is back and the works of local filmakers will be shown at the Highland Theater on West Market Street on Saturday (12/7). In all, about twenty short films will be screened, each one no longer than five minutes. There is $4,500 in prize money for…
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 13:01

Stop The Madness

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Unwanted phone calls! We all get them and I'm willing to guess 99% of us don't like them. They're a nuisance but the power to stop or at the very least limit them is right at your fingertips. I recently heard about this and later saw a video. Basically, it…
Tuesday, 03 December 2019 10:24

Akron To Keep Your Water On

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The Akron Mayor's office has sent out an early Christmas gift to those who are having trouble paying their water bills. Water service disconnections due to non-payment will be stopped until after the holidays. If you're behind on your bill, you now have until January 6, 2020 to send off…
Thursday, 28 November 2019 16:06

Let the Holidays Begin

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Thanksgiving is coming to a close so, what's next? Christmas is just under four weeks away and the City of Akron is putting on her winter best with the opening tomorrow of Winterblast at Lock 3 where you will find outdoor activities for the family. This Saturday the Welcome Santa…
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