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
Sometimes a pharmacy is just a pharmacy... but then maybe you haven't been to Adzema's! Since 1959, the best-kept secret in McCandless has been filling prescriptions and filling up hungry customers at their legendary lunch counter.
Pittsburgh's first observatory was completed in 1912 on the city's North Side. OnQ's Michael Bartley takes you on a tour of this historic landmark, which has three amazing telescopes, memorabilia dating back to the turn of the 20th century - and even crypts!
Hey Pittsburgh, it's your turn to ask the questions - about anything that has to do with Pittsburgh! Every month, On Q Contributor Mike Lee selects the best questions and hits the streets to find the answer. So, tune in for the 411.
As a part of program series "Issues Pa", this episode investigates how biomedical research affects the cost of healthcare. OnQ's Michael Bartley contributes to the program with this feature on Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse.
Braddock is one of Pennsylvania's most historic communities, but the community has fallen on tough times since the decline of the steel industry. Some new things are happening that many hope will finally bring about real change.
Its official name is the Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall. But because of its location in the community of Carnegie, its nickname has become "The Carnegie Carnegie." OnQ's Tonia Caruso tours this must-see building, reporting on its incredible history and efforts to restore it.
For eights days in June 2006, a group of Western Pennsylvanians journeyed to the sites of America’s Civil Rights struggle. OnQ’s producers documented the group as they made their way from one Civil Rights milestone to another.
Built as both a home and place of business for two architects, this contemporary version of a row house can be found on the South Side of Pittsburgh. The home was recently recognized by the American Institute of Architecture for its environmentally-friendly features and design. OnQ's Tonia Caruso takes you on a tour.
In this episode, OnQ will explore how health care providers are addressing issues of language barriers and disabilities. We will also preview the PBS documentary "Unnatural Causes" that explores America's racial and socioeconomic inequities in health. Our featured guest is Dr. Stephen Thomas, director of the Center for Minority Health.