Hunger: Our Hidden Crisis
WQED, in partnership with Highmark, brings you a series that examines the topic of hunger and food insecurity in Southwestern PA.
In this episode, Tonia Caruso gives us a breakdown on the statistics on hunger in our region and find out what local organizations are doing to help those in need. Chris Moore finds out how hunger is affecting the youngest of us and Michael Bartley learns how some are combating the issue through the practice of gleaning.
Hunger: Our Hidden Crisis aired on Oct 11, 2012.
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Series: Pittsburgh 360
This episode of Pittsburgh 360 celebrates winter in Pittsburgh. First, we stop by a hockey game but we're not watching the ice. Join us on a trip behind the scenes to see the team controlling the screen. We then get beer lessons at a local brewery before heading to the Pittsburgh Zoo where the penguins intermingle outside of their exhibit.
Original airdate: Jan 27, 2015
We’ll look at the epidemic of drug addiction among young people and see how Gateway Rehabilitation Center is working to reverse the numbers. Also, we find out just how important early detection is when it comes to lung cancer and see what it takes to get in shape with the fitness craze Crossfit.
Original airdate: Jan 08, 2015
We’ll find out what the residents of a local retirement community are doing to help bring comfort to the homeless. Then we learn how trash from Haiti and Honduras is being turned into something good before we tell you how you can decorate and dine on tableware products that truly give back.
Original airdate: Dec 18, 2014
Discover how a dog helps add cheer to a Pittsburgh Homeless Shelter and learn about a new competition at the University of Pittsburgh which aims for solutions to health issues. Then, we’ll explore a McMurray man’s mining memorabilia before going into the studio with the minds behind The Saturday Light Brigade.
Original airdate: Dec 11, 2014
The spotlight is on Homestead. Michael Bartley covers its historic past and future hopes. Tonia Caruso reports on Homestead's arts scene with a visit to Studio A.M. Dave Crawley features the Carnegie Library of Homestead, a local and national treasure.
Original airdate: Nov 06, 2014
We begin this episode of Pittsburgh 360 with the story of an officer who was injured in the line of duty and how he’s working to make his way back to being an active duty officer again. Then, we’ll show you where you can take your precious china, old family photos or other keepsakes that you’d like to preserve for the next generation. After that, we’ll introduce you to a woman with a passion for preserving Italian-American gardens before giving you a recap of the 2014 Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards.
Original airdate: Oct 30, 2014