People of all ages gathered on Nov. 21, 2009 to take part in a breakdancing competition, organized by Carnegie Mellon University and International Freestylers. OnQ reports on a cultural experience, full of energy and diversity, that's becoming a popular movement in Pittsburgh.
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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
As people age, they must always be mindful of end of life decisions. Not only about your will, but also what happens if you cannot make medical decisions on your own? When are you eligible for hospice care? OnQ speaks with some local experts who advise on these decisions everyday, and follows up with a panel discussion on how to better plan your medical future.
They came from all over the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions to compete in a barista competition in Cranberry Township. Among the competitors: baristas from Tazza D'oro in Highland Park. OnQ followed them through the competition. See how they fared, and learn what it takes to make a good espresso!
This McKeesport-based non-profit corporation is using Senior Smart Technology to help older citizens improve their quality of life. OnQ's Tonia Caruso reports on what Blueroof Technologies does and why it's getting national attention.
Kyle Holbrook survived his youth in Pittsburgh gangs and is now showing today's generation a better way through art.
OnQ's Michael Bartley takes viewers for a sneak peek inside the massive $625 million complex in Lawrenceville, set to open in early May 2009.