Howie Chizek, WNIR Radio Host from Twinsburg, Dead at 65

Long-time radio host reportedly died of a heart attack

The "voice of common sense" as he was so often called is silent today.

WNIR talk radio host Howie Chizek, of Twinsburg, died Saturday at the age of 65.

Numerous media outlets report the Parmalee Drive man died of a heart attack while on a trip to Disney World with underpriveleged children.

Here's a round-up of coverage of his death:

  • Ohio.com: Akron Radio Host Howie Chizek dies at 65
  • Cleveland.com: Howie Chizek, Akron radio host and former Cavs announcer, is dead at 65
  • Newsnet5.com: Legendary Akron radio host Howie Chizek dies of heart attack

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