Tom Rutkoski is the founder for "Abode For Children" a local non-profit providing education and shelter for orphans in Nigeria and India. OnQ's Michael Bartley reports it's just the beginning for this organization as Rutkoski and others plan to expand their mission into other countries.
Who helps patients in financial need when they are facing the most serious medical conditions? This report features Pittsburgh-based Adagio Health and its support for women with breast and cervical cancers.
This beautiful Oakland landmark is a fitting tribute to all war veterans. WQED ollowed the building's impressive renovation. Writer/Producer: David Solomon. Camera/Editing: Paul Ruggieri.
We all know what the Pittsburgh Steelers can do on the football field? But what about on the basketball court? Dave & Dave find out first hand as Franco Harris coaches them, along with a team made up of former heavyweight boxing champ Roy Jones, Jr., NBA great Armon Gillliam, and various Pittsburgh media celebs. It's all part of the big season finale at the Mellon Arena for Pittsburgh's CBA team, The Xplosion. Now that the pads are off, we'll see how tough those Steelers are!
OnQ focuses on a language developed by a Pittsburgh-area man that helps physically and mentally challenged people lead fuller lives. Minspeak allows people to independently communicate a large vocabulary more quickly and efficiently than in similar devices.
This popular restaurant in Allison Park is known for its Italian food and its outdoor garden where herbs are grown for the chef's specialties. OnQ contributor Susie Meister reports.
OnQ's Michael Bartley continues our coverage from Vienna, Austria on the life and career of Maestro Manfred Honeck. You'll see even more in September's OnQ special, which airs when Honeck becomes the new conductor and music director of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
The Washington Wild Things baseball team held its sixth open try-out in hopes of discovering the next Roy Hobbs. Would one emerge from this year's field and secure a roster spot? Our own Mike Lee gave it a shot, along with more than thirty others, hoping to see if they had the right stuff.
Zany Umbrella Circus founder Ben Sota talks about his folk art circus and his invitation to help an Afghan circus and its mission to heal children.
It's an idea that's sparking lots of debate. Should the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County merge? OnQ's Tonia Caruso talks with leaders on both sides of the issue. Hear why some think it's a great idea while others are saying "not so fast!"