Despite much wealth and success in our Appalachian northern region, widespread poverty still exists in rural Fayette and Greene counties. However, Michael Bartley shows how and why so many people are delivering life-saving services to our rural neighbors.
Original airdate: Apr 15, 2009
In 2005, OnQ followed researchers fishing local rivers to determine if cancer-causing contaminants are seeping into the rivers and into our tap water. In this 2007 follow-up report, Michael Bartley has the startling results of the major study.
Newly discovered records from the 18th-&-19th centuries document the sale, imprisonment and freedom rights of slaves and indentured servants in Western Pennsylvania. OnQ's Chris Moore explores a fascinating exhibit at the Heinz History Center on slavery in our region.
This half-hour episode focuses on the ongoing transformation of Pittsburgh's Garfield neighborhood with the help of community leaders, businesses and neighbors who care.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review investigative reporter Carl Prine and photojournalist Justin Merriman recently returned from a special assignment covering the Haiti earthquake. They share their compelling stories and photographs with OnQ viewers.
How will America's new leadership handle the health insurance challenges? How will consumers be affected? How should the public position itself in the meantime?
11-year old Justin McCord, a sixth grade student at Dickson Intermediate School, was selected to attend the 2009 Presidential Inauguration as part of a youth leadership program. OnQ's Tonia Caruso talked with Justin about an experience he'll never forget.
At the age of 17, Jeremy Nagel story made headlines when he was shot and paralized while coming to the aid of a friend who was being robbed. Now at the age of 27, Jeremy speaks with reported Harold Hayes about his emotional decade of highs and lows.
Not many people have successfully climbed Mount Everest, but Robinson Township watchmaker Michael Kobold did, on his very first attempt. OnQ's Chris Moore talked to Kobold about the hardship of his journey and his decision to climb the highest mountain in the world.