Within a 10-mile radius of downtown Pittsburgh, there are 70,000 working people who do not have health insurance. Catholic Charities has opened a free health center - with most of the incoming patients needing dental care. OnQ contributor Mike Clark tours the facility and talks with a volunteer dentist and patients who have few other options.
The condition is debilitating, but Parkinson's patients in Western Pennsylvania have banded together to fight the illness and the despair that often accompanies it. OnQ contributor Dave Crawley visits a special retreat for Parkinson's patients and their families, and learns how they are determined to triumph over adversity.
Lots of fans were surprised last year when after 33-years on the job, Lanny Frattare announced he was retiring. The team later named Tim Neverett to take his place. So after a few months on the job and into the new season, what's it like in the Pirates broadcast booth now? OnQ's Tonia Caruso checks in on the Pirates team that's behind the mic.
He's a movie director who never runs out of "patients." That's because Ravi Godse is also a doctor at Shadyside Hospital. The native of India has produced three films in Pittsburgh. His most recent production, "If It Ain't Broke, Break It," opens March 26, 2010 at the Regent Square Theatre. OnQ contributor Dave Crawley has the story of the Remarkable Dr. Ravi.
Schenley High School's popular English teacher and director of school musicals died April 16, 2008. This OnQ feature was produced when Babusci retired after a meritous career, and is being repeated in memory of "Mr. B."
As OnQ continues its special series on the health of senior citizens, Tonia Caruso profiles a unique program called AgeWell. It includes a hotline and a one-stop resource center that helps seniors to live independently, and benefits their families, too.
This exhibit at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum in Oakland chronicles the epic struggle of enslaved Africans who fought for their freedom in the Civil War. OnQ's Chris Moore reports.
One of Pennsylvania's great places of worship is celebrating its 100-year anniversary. Tonight, On Q's Managing Editor, Michael Bartley, takes you on a tour of Saint Vincent Basilica in Latrobe, Westmoreland County.
OnQ's Chris Moore goes Gator hunting in "The Swamp". What's the swamp you ask? It's the home field of the Allegheny County Midget Football League's team, the Garfield Gators.
OnQ contributor Carol Lee Espy explores the work of Louis Comfort Tiffany, whose creations range from glassware and paintings to beautiful stained glass windows and lamps.