Golf, Grow, Grades, Graduate
That's the motto of the Pittsburgh Youth Golf Foundation. Founded in 1991, the goal of this unique organization is to introduce golf to at-risk children in the Pittsburgh area. OnQ's Chris Moore explains how this sport is helping to improve the self-esteem and self-discipline of thousands of youngsters in 6th - 8th grades.
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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 reports on A+ Schools, an independent, community alliance for public education that's improving student achievement and test scores in the Pittsburgh Public School District. The lessons learned can benefit teachers, students, and board members in all of our region's school districts.
Dave & Dave visit Pittsburgh's Greater International Airport for a look behind, inside and even under the curtain to explain the mystery of just exactly what happens to your suitcase when it disappears behind the ticket counter and magically ends up aboard your plane. And if that weren't enough the foremost expert on airport baggage tells us the one type of bag you should NEVER use!
OnQ contributor Mike Lee takes to the fields of Washington County, Pennsylvania, to hunt for arrow heads. He finds some - dating back to 3000 B.C.
Foreign correspondent Betsy Hiel and photographer Justin Merriman of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review recently spent several weeks in Pakistan. They talk with OnQ's Tonia Caruso about the region, their experiences and the latest developments in the war on terror.
Bodies: The Exhibition, on display at the Carnegie Science Center, is startling, educational and controversial. In this special OnQ special edition, panelists and guests discuss sensitivity, ethics, religion, education and other issues involving the exhibit.