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


This McKeesport-based non-profit corporation is using Senior Smart Technology to help older citizens improve their quality of life. OnQ's Tonia Caruso reports on what Blueroof Technologies does and why it's getting national attention.


Kyle Holbrook survived his youth in Pittsburgh gangs and is now showing today's generation a better way through art.


OnQ's Michael Bartley takes viewers for a sneak peek inside the massive $625 million complex in Lawrenceville, set to open in early May 2009.


It's also called a szopka. OnQ showcases these glittery ornate structures that are a Polish Christmas tradition dating back to the Middle Ages.


OnQ's Michael Bartley reports from East Liberty Family Health Care Center, where low income families find necessary oral and dental treatments.


On a trip to India, Pittsburgh artist Laurel Herman was thunderstruck by the plight of the country's 10 million homeless dogs. She returned to Pittsburgh with dramatic video, and the stories of amazing animal welfare advocates.


OnQ continues its series on education reform, "Making the Grade," with a profile of the Extra Mile Foundation, which sends low-income students to four Catholic inner city schools in the Pittsburgh area.


The flowers are back! OnQ contributor Doug Oster takes us inside Phipps Conservatory to show us the lush flower filled rooms, the cascading waterfalls, and the vibrant colors of the spring flower show.


OnQ's Tonia Caruso reports from the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, where world leaders gather for the Pittsburgh G20 Summit. (From 9-24-09)

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