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
Steelers vs. "Fitz" - Arizona Cardinals superstar receiver Larry Fitzgerald is still known affectionately around the University of Pittsburgh simply as "Fitz." OnQ's Michael Bartley talks with Pitt football staff, students and the voice of the steelers Bill Hillgrove about Fitzgerald's impact here and divided loyalties as the Steelers face Fitzgerald in Super Bowl XLIII.
It's considered a woman's disease, but men get breast cancer. In this segment, a man from North Versailles talks about battling the disease, and OnQ's Chris Moore looks at why male breast cancer research lags so far behind.
Guests: Robert Adamson and Harold Hartger of Mercy Behavioral Health continue the discussion on the importance of mental health safety nets in the Pittsburgh region.Mercy Behavioral Health 24/7 Toll Free Hotline1-877-637-29241-877-MERCYBH
Every year on October 11th, it is “National Coming Out Day”. National Coming out Day is a day where gay, lesbian, transgender, and bisexual people, can “come out” to others about their sexuality. October 11th was picked as National Coming Out Day to commemorate the march on Washington for gay and lesbian rights.
Hospital Corpsman First Class Richard Weinmann is the U.S Navy's equivalent to an LPN or a paramedic. In 2005 and 2007, he served two tours of duty in Iraq helping wounded Marines and Iraqi citizens. OnQ's Chris Moore reports on the life-saving work of this military medic.
This week the gang discusses President Obama's State of the Union address, the controversy surrounding the alleged beating of Jordan Miles by Pittsburgh Police, the closing of UPMC Braddock, and the State's move to ban cell phones. Special Guest: David DeAngelo.
Tonight the gang discusses Obama's decision on sending more troops, the proposed tuition tax, and the police shooting in Seattle. Special Guests: Hop Kendrick and Keith Schmidt.
Located just six miles apart in Mercer County, Pennsylvania, the Buhl Mansion is on the list of the nation's ten most romantic inns, while Tara is a getaway spot based on the film "Gone with the Wind." OnQ contributor Dave Crawley makes a pair of luxurious stops in a "Tale of Two Inns."
Just wait until you hear what Los Angeles natives have to say about relocating to Pittsburgh! OnQ's Michael Bartley profiles Rand Corporation "relocators," who say they were way ahead of the trend of discovering Pittsburgh.