OnQ profiles the Hope Academy of Music and the Arts, an after-school and Saturday art education outreach program in East Liberty.

OnQ's Michael Bartley takes you on a unique visit inside the Allegheny County Jail, where inmates now appear before a judge without ever leaving the high-security jail facility. It's saving taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars while alleviating security concerns.

Kevin Parker was wounded innocently in a downtown shooting and lost his eyesight. We hear about how Kevin stays positive and works to keep young people away from drugs and violence.

That's the name of a program that helps cancer patients cope with the physical effects of their treatment. OnQ contributor Iris Samson brings us the story.

While Pittsburgh begins a new decade with a nagging pension crisis, newly inaugurated mayor Luke Ravenstahl believes political unity and bridge-building can restore the city's finances to build a "new Pittsburgh." OnQ's Michael Bartley presents the mayor's inauguration address almost in its entirety as we explore the critical issues facing the mayor and the new city council.

Everyone knows him as the father of our country, but did you know that George Washington was a farmer and businessman as well? OnQ takes you inside a new exhibit at the Heinz History Center that's filled with artifacts and stories direct from Washington's home in Mount Vernon.

The U.S. military is finding alternatives to using deadly force around the world. It's called non-lethal weapons training, and many service men and women are being trained by the experts at the Penn State Fayette campus in Uniontown. OnQ's Michael Bartley takes you there.

Three out of every 10 college students are overweight or obese - and colleges are considering their options when it comes to addressing this growing health crisis. This OnQ report looks at local universities' unique efforts to battle an obesity problem far more serious than the fabled "freshman fifteen."

OffQ panelists discuss a number of hot button issues including the huge budget gap in Pennsylvania, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl's request for public safety workers to "clean up their act," glitches on Wall Street and Big Ben's Sport Illustrated cover and article.

Good oral hygiene is about much more than a pretty smile. Your mouth can often impact the health of the rest of your body. OnQ's Tonia Caruso begins the four-day series by explaining why we all need to care about our teeth, gums and more.