Braddock's New Battle

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.

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Series: OnQ


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


Since 1929, "PIA" has been training people in aviation maintenance and electronics. OnQ contributor Harold Hayes attends a recent graduation, where many students show how flight runs in the family.


A system of inclined planes and a 900-foot tunnel carved through solid rock made travel through the Allegheny Mountains possible in the 1800s. OnQ reports on the Allegheny Portage Railroad national park in Cambria County, Pennsylvania.


“Why is it named the “Boulevard of the Allies”? OnQ contributor Mike Lee searches for the answer to the often misunderstood origins of one of Pittsburgh’s busiest and most recognizable roadways.


Meet John Lege. His educational presentations will give you a real bird's eye view.


A Monroeville man feared the worst when an MRI showed a grapefruit-sized tumor lodged against the front of his brain. But a new, minimally invasive surgical technique by UPMC Dr. Amin Kassam would quickly end the patient's fear. On Q host Michael Bartley reports.

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