Chris Moore takes a loving look at the cultural importance of barbershops in the African American community, focusing on barbers of color from Pittsburgh to Philly, and many places in between.
The library began offering Braille books in 1907, and now serves an estimated 36 counties in Pennsylvania so that "All May Read."
World War II veteran Clarence Brockman stumbled upon the largest concentration camp on German soil just after the Nazis abandoned it in 1945. The McDonald, PA resident never thought he'd return to that horrific place, but 65 years later, he did - this time to commemorate the liberation of the prisoners.
He's a young man who's always on the go, working in his community and promoting inclusion for people with disabilities. Chaz works for the Pittsburgh Pirates as Manager of Disability Initiatives. OnQ's Tonia Caruso reports.
OnQ's Chris Moore visits the Community Health Clinic of Butler County and talks with the staff and the patients about this much-needed facility north of Pittsburgh. The story focuses particularly on older patients.
After losing her child to a brutal murder, Debra Germany chose not to drown in personal pain. Instead, she launched a Christian mission to help troubled youth.
This award-winning feature, rich with archival images and compelling interviews, chronicles the rise and fall of the landmark "insane asylum" near Pittsburgh. WQED producer David Solomon and photographer Paul Ruggieri got unprecedented access to the Dixmont property and its underground tunnels just prior to demolition.
Despite living with Down syndrome, David Bechtold works two jobs and enjoys living independently at his Squirrel Hill apartment. OnQ's Michael Bartley spends the day with David and his mom Cindy, who credits St. Anthony School Programs for providing David with life skills.
This retrospective includes rare photos, archival film and interviews with people who remember how the flood devastated the Pittsburgh region in 1936. OnQ contributor Andy Masich of the Heinz History Center reports. Written and produced by David Solomon. Camera/editing by Paul Ruggieri.
The Pittsburgh Summit will no doubt create some challenges in our city especially when it comes to traffic and protesters. But organizers say those inconveniences could be far outweighed by the benefits. OnQ's Tonia Caruso reports on who's visiting, what the summit could mean to our region and how Pittsburghers are preparing to help host the world. (From 9-22-09)