What might seem like an unlikely pairing is boosting self-esteem in teenagers. The Bradley Center, a treatment facility for children with challenged backgrounds, is staffing the newly-renovated Hollywood Theater in Dormont with some of its teenaged residents. The venture is paying off for the community and the teens.
OnQ visits the Carnegie Museum of Art which is showcasing the Christmas season with an elaborate Nativity tradition that originated in Naples, Italy. The Neopolitan Presepio is on display at the Carnegie Hall of Architecture through January 7, 2010. Also featured: Christmas trees, beautifully decorated each year by the dedicated volunteer Women's Committee.
In an effort to raise awareness of a progressive lung disease called pulmonary hypertension, Allegheny General Hospital cardiologist, Dr. Ray Benza and physician assistant, Jessica Lazar, set out to climb the tallest mountain in Africa. OnQ's Chris Moore has the story of them reaching the top of Mount Kilimanjaro.
The "playground bully" is no longer the biggest threat for would-be victims. The number of kids harrassing others via computer has risen dramatically. OnQ's Michael Bartley reports on the techniques of cyber-bullies, the impact on the victims, and the reaction from schools and lawmakers.
Why is health care not always equal when it comes to men and women? OnQ reports on why gender disparities occur, and what's being done to change things.
It's a major event designed to raise awareness about hunger and to raise money for The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank and Just Harvest. OnQ shows how you can get an amazing piece of pottery while helping those in need.
Political Role and Public Image - Although they are not paid or elected, they are influential figures in U.S. politics. OnQ Contributor Carol Lee Espy takes you on a tour of a unique exhibit of America's First Ladies.
OnQ's Michael Bartley takes viewers to the festive dedication of the Fred Rogers Statue on Pittsburgh's North Shore. Dignitaries, including Fred's widow Joanne Rogers, celebrated his life and service to children. The statue is part of a historic bridge pier.
He's on radio, television and in newspapers and magazines promoting the love of gardening in Western Pennsylvania. Now On Q contributor and Post Gazette Garden Columnist, Doug Oster, shares tips from his new book on creating a successful organic garden.
Pittsburgh has a lot to brag about when it comes to going green but some local leaders say not so fast - there's still a lot more work to be done. OnQ's Tonia Caruso looks at the latest plans and proposals designed to make our region even more environmentally friendly.