Don't trash your old kitchen or bathroom. Consider taking those sinks, tubs, medicine chests, lights and more to Construction Junction in Pittsburgh's Point Breeze neighborhood. It's a place that "promotes conservation through the reuse of building materials." You can shop there, too!
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We are serving up another great episode of our on-going series “What’s Cooking in Politics”. This special edition of OnQ contains two get things that get your mouth moving… cooking and talking politics! Host Joe Mistick makes “Manicotti Rosemarie” with U.S. Congressman Mike Doyle of Pittsburgh.
The Urban Impact Foundation Choir is comprised of middle and high school students from Pittsburgh’s North Side and beyond. OnQ visits with choir directors and UIF founders to discover how music gives the at-risk youth direction and hope.
Alicia Kozakiewicz of Pittsburgh was only 13 when she was kidnapped and assaulted by a man she met on the internet. Now a young adult, Alicia educates young people and parents on the importance of internet safety. This is a short feature on her story. See also the 30 minute documentary Alicia's Message: I'm Here To Save Your Life.
The "Vixens of the Valley" are 12 senior citizens from Monongahela, PA who made news all over the world after posing for a racy calendar to raise money for their hometown's historical society. This report won an Emmy for Outstanding Entertainment Feature for writer/producer David Solomon, videographer/editor Frank Caloiero and videographer Paul Ruggieri.
Everyday people take on the role of cops at the Pennsylvania State Police Citizen's Police Academy. OnQ reports on the experience of learning to think and act like law enforcement.
Jessica Seabury, executive director of the Consumer Health Coalition, and Erin Guay from the Pennsylvania Health Law Project discuss health coverage for the uninsured and underinsured.