Did you know that we may have the world's skinniest building? Well...tune in to get the "skinny" on the "The Skinny Building" located in downtown Pittsburgh.
Original airdate: Apr 25, 2006
OnQ profiles the Pittsburgh mother of a nine year old boy diagnosed with autism at age 3, and reports on two University of Pittsburgh studies aimed at helping healthcare providers diagnose autism earlier.
Original airdate: Oct 10, 2002
When a man went on a shooting rampage in 1994, FBI agent Martha Dixon was killed trying to protect others in a Washington, DC. building. Seven years later, Tonia Caruso updates the heroic story as the FBI dedicates its new building in Dixon's hometown of Pittsburgh.
Original airdate: Nov 20, 2001
OnQ continues its special series on the health of senior citizens with a profile of a unique program called AgeWell. AgeWell is a one-stop resource center and hotline that helps seniors to live independently, and benefits their families, too. OnQ concludes this episode with an informative discussion of the many local health, social and community resources available in this region.
They're one of Pittsburgh's longest running improv comedy troupes. OnQ contributor Susie Meister watches a performance and finds out just how much training it takes to master the art of improvisation.
The Black Sheep Puppet Festival now in its tenth year, it is the longest running annual avant garde puppet festival in the country and world.
For nearly 50-years, this Pittsburgh based charitable foundation has been providing developing countries with badly needed medical supplies, textbooks and food. On Q's Chris Moore talks to volunteers and the head of the organization about humanitarian efforts in more than 120-nations round the world.Â
OnQ profiles artist David Deffner, who is literally leaving his mark throughout Pittsburgh. David not only does fascinating work in chalk, but many other mediums as well.
OnQ contributor Dave Crawley visits a small town in Venango County, Pennsylvania where collectors are big! Featured collections: The Tyred Wheels Museum, home of antique cars and 5,000 miniature vehicles; The Earring Lady, with her record-setting collection of 39,000 earrings; The Nifty Fifties Diner, which houses 1950s artifacts including 60,000 45 RPM records.
OnQ takes you to the set of the movie "Adventureland". Filmed in Pittsburgh, the movie features Kennywood Park as its main backdrop.