Technology is making it possible for visually impaired people to read email, navigate city streets and compete for jobs once thought to be unattainable. OnQ introduces local people whose lives have been enriched by Access Technology.
He bills himself as the world's strongest clown, entertaining young and old in the Pittsburgh region. OnQ contributor Susie Meister catches up with Buffo the Clown at a local gym.
If you love holiday performances, this is a group you don't want to miss. The Children's Festival Chorus of Pittsburgh is made up of some of the best young performers in our region. You'll see them perform and learn how CFC is promoting the arts for all young people. OnQ's Tonia Caruso reports.
Don't trash your old kitchen or bathroom. Consider taking those sinks, tubs, medicine chests, lights and more to Construction Junction in Pittsburgh's Point Breeze neighborhood. It's a place that "promotes conservation through the reuse of building materials." You can shop there, too!
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)
Geraniums are one of the most common ornamental potted plants with over 200 varieties. Geraniums will bloom continually from late spring right through to the first frost – and sometimes longer. In warmer climates, geraniums can bloom all year long.