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WYSO Weekend: August 7, 2022

In this edition of WYSO Weekend:

  • Dayton photographer Richard Malogorskitravels throughout rural America documenting images of abandoned buildings, old-time repair shops, and other remnants of local history. His technique is a bit unusual. Malogorski uses a Cirkut Camera - manufactured in 1915 - that creates panoramic images up to 90 inches long. His large format, silver gelatin photographs mimic the wide, expansive landscapes that he loves to capture. Renee Wilde brings us this story for Culture Couch.
  • Pam Geisel is a Village Artisan member and artist living in Yellow Springs. She joins us in studio to talk about this year's Art on the Lawn
  • Jim Gaines is the statehouse bureau chief for the Dayton Daily News, Springfield News-Sun and Journal-News newspapers. In this interview with WYSO’s Jerry Kenney, he talks about voter turnout in Tuesday’s primary and what voters will face in the November midterms.

  • Gun shop owners in the state are partnering with the Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation. They are launching a suicide prevention program in Ohio. As WOSU’s Tyler Thompson reports for The Ohio Newsroom, its mission is to reduce suicide among gun owners and their families. And a note to listeners that th
  • The synthetic opioid fentanyl is devastating the nation. Many who work on the frontlines of this crisis want to see more emphasis on harm reduction. But in some places, this isn’t a popular idea. Mitch Legan reports for Side Effects Public Media.
Jerry began volunteering at WYSO in 1991 and hosting Sunday night's Alpha Rhythms in 1992. He joined the YSO staff in 2007 as Morning Edition Host, then All Things Considered. He's hosted Sunday morning's WYSO Weekend since 2008 and produced several radio dramas and specials . In 2009 Jerry received the Best Feature award from Public Radio News Directors Inc., and was named the 2023 winner of the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors Best Anchor/News Host award. His current, heart-felt projects include the occasional series Bulletin Board Diaries, which focuses on local, old-school advertisers and small business owners. He has also returned as the co-host Alpha Rhythms.<br/>