California Movie on the Mon

That's California - as in PA. WQED's Rick Sebak and crew discovered a 1938 movie featuring the Washington County town along the Monongahela River. Rick produced this story just for OnQ viewers, highlighting the old film and the folks from the California Area Historical Society who hope to preserve the movie for years to come.

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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


OnQ takes you to the set of the movie "Adventureland". Filmed in Pittsburgh, the movie features Kennywood Park as its main backdrop.


Scholarship programs at West Virginia University are putting qualified dentists in the communities that need them. OnQ reports on a young dental student who's making the most of the program, and is determined to set up practice in her rural hometown.


In Uniontown, Fayette County, a Byzantine Nun inscribes goose eggs with images and symbols sacred to Christianity. On Q Photographer, Paul Ruggieri, takes you to Mount Saint Macrina for a look at these inspiring works of art.For More Information:Call 724-438-8644Sisters of St. Basil


In the years since September 11, 2001, a temporary memorial has marked the spot where United Airlines Flight 93 plunged to the ground near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Now, a permanent memorial is in its final stages of planning and pre-construction. OnQ shows detailed images of what visitors will experience, and reports on the collaborative effort that brought about this new national park.


From 9-22-09, guest Kevin Evanto, Allegheny County Director of Communications and spokesperson for County Executive Dan Onorato talks about the Pittsburgh G20 Summit with OnQ's Tonia Caruso.

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