Gwen Elliott Remembered
Gwen Elliott, the first black woman to become a commander in the Pittsburgh Police department, has died after her battle with brain cancer. The former Pittsburgh Police commander will be remembered for her dedication to the community which included starting "Gwen's Girls" a group home that aims to give at-risk girls the education, training and services to support themselves and their children.
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President Barack Obama has very specific reasons why he chose our city to host G20 leaders from around the world. OnQ's Michael Bartley talks with Mayor Luke Ravenstahl who sums up the president's reasons as "the great Pittsburgh story."
This special OnQ episode addresses challenges, advances and setbacks faced by the GLBT community in Pittsburgh. It includes a feature report on Persad's Celebrate Life, Celebrate Art annual auction, and a frank, informative panel discussion on gay life in the region.
OnQ's Tonia Caruso explores the orgins of health insurance, and shows how that history led to the benefits - and challenges of today.
Lawrenceville resident Jeff Gordon has lived a foolish life - as one of the world's premiere clowns named "Gordoon." OnQ contributor Mike Lee sits down with Jeff and Gordoon as they retell their story about "Clown College," traveling the world, and teaching local kids the craft of comedy.
OnQ contributors Dave & Dave try their hand at a new hobby that involves sharp steel needles, and yes... yarn! Lots of yarn! It's Men's Knitting Night at Natural Stitches in East Liberty and we were there.
Luke Ravenstahl was once considered too young and inexperienced to hold the job of mayor when he stepped into the position after the death of Pittsburgh Mayor Bob O'Connor. But as the Democratic incumbent tells OnQ's Chris Moore, after three years in office and constant campaigning for special elections, Ravenstahl says he has grown into the job and is ready to serve a full term on his own merits.