Pittsburgh Mayoral Race: Luke Ravenstahl
Luke Ravenstahl was once considered too young and inexperienced to hold the job of mayor when he stepped into the position after the death of Pittsburgh Mayor Bob O'Connor. But as the Democratic incumbent tells OnQ's Chris Moore, after three years in office and constant campaigning for special elections, Ravenstahl says he has grown into the job and is ready to serve a full term on his own merits.
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The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced its Emmy winners this fall, and three OnQ productions were awarded statuettes. OnQ has highlights from the ceremony in Philadelphia.
OnQ's Tonia Caruso hosts a discussion on the strengths and challenges of filmmaking in Pittsburgh. Guests imclude: Russ Streiner of The Pittsburgh Film Office, Stefanie Pashman of Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board, George Jaber from I.A.T.S.E. and local filmmaker, Carl Kurlander.
On Mister Rogers' 80th birthday, plans were unveiled for the construction of the permanent Fred Rogers statue on Pittsburgh's North Shore. OnQ's Michael Bartley reports on the unique design plans.
President Barack Obama has very specific reasons why he chose our city to host G20 leaders from around the world. OnQ's Michael Bartley talks with Mayor Luke Ravenstahl who sums up the president's reasons as "the great Pittsburgh story."
This special OnQ episode addresses challenges, advances and setbacks faced by the GLBT community in Pittsburgh. It includes a feature report on Persad's Celebrate Life, Celebrate Art annual auction, and a frank, informative panel discussion on gay life in the region.
Gwen Elliott, the first black woman to become a commander in the Pittsburgh Police department, has died after her battle with brain cancer. The former Pittsburgh Police commander will be remembered for her dedication to the community which included starting "Gwen's Girls" a group home that aims to give at-risk girls the education, training and services to support themselves and their children.