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


Every Friday night, LIVE at 7:30 p.m., OnQ... is OffQ! It’s a spirited review of the week’s hottest topics and controversial headlines. Host Chris Moore is joined by regular panelists John McIntire, Heather Heidelbaugh, Valerie McDonald Roberts and Bill Green.


The Highmark Foundation recently awarded $1.9 million in grants to 21 oral health programs across 49 Pennsylvania counties. It's to improve access to oral halth and dental care programs for low-income, rural and uninsured populations. OnQ's Michael Bartley shows what's at stake for the health of the poor who don't have regular access to overall care.


She remembers the sinking of the Titanic, and survived the great flu epidemic of 1918. OnQ's Tonia Caruso profiles Pittsburgher Evelyn Kozak, age 110, who shares the secrets of a good, long life.


The band members from Harmony, Pennsylvania range in age from 11 to 14, and their Steelers song is the rage of YouTube. Pop Rocks joins OnQ for a live performance of two songs in Studio A.


Renaissance City Choirs is Pittsburgh’s only gay and lesbian choral group with men’s and women’s choirs.  Through their love of music, Renaissance City Choirs, strive to enrich the cultural community and provide a positive image of gays and lesbians.


OnQ's Tonia Caruso reports on the importance of community health centers and other "safety nets" that provide medical services and support for Pittsburgh-area patients who might otherwise have little or no assistance.


They're one of Pittsburgh's favorite families. Now the Perry Sextuplets are five years old! OnQ's Tonia Caruso visits with the family to see how things have changed.


OnQ's Tonia Caruso introduces us to Songwhale, a local technology company in Pittsburgh that's changing the way we do just about everything.


Many Pittsburghers may have forgotten, but the Steelers had the first cheerleading squad in the NFL. The Steelerettes revved up the home crowd from 1961 to 1970. OnQ's Tonia Caruso introduces us to some of the women involved in this little known part of Steelers' history.

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