Dr. Kamthorn Sukarochana is a retired pediatric surgeon who bakes rum and apricot brandy cakes to help raise funds for The Woodland Foundation, which serves children and adults with disabilities and chronic illnesses. OnQ contributor Chris Fennimore goes into the kitchen with "Dr. Kam" to bring us this holiday report.
It stands for "People Able to Lend Support." OnQ's Michael Bartley profiles this volunteer program in which trained senior volunteers help other seniors with everyday activities such as shopping, household chores, yard work, meal preparation and more.
One of the leading causes of weight gain is that hungry people prefer fast cooking and fast food. Now, slow cooking is a new buzz phrase when it comes to eating right. Registered dietitian Judy Dodd shows OnQ viewers how slow cooking Mediterranean style can be beneficial for people with all kinds of lifestyles.
Thousands of riders depend on it, but transit systems across Pennsylvania face big budget problems. Do lawmakers have a solution?
Paul Steigerwald just finished his debut season as the new voice of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Now the team takes a much-needed summer break. So where will Paul spend his summer vacation? In Altoona! Paul is also the voice of the Altoona Curve baseball team..We followed Paul for a year.. from The Curve to The Pens and back again.
In a special 30-minute episode, OnQ talks with U.S. Congressman Tim Murphy on the topic of health care reform.
Throughout the month of October, young adult professionals from various middle east communities and religions will visit the Pittsburgh area to build tolerance and coexistence. Michael Bartley sits down to a discussion with group of these adults.
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.
Disabled visitors to The Woodlands Foundation in Bradford Woods get a chance to enjoy the therapeutic nature of gardening by using the recently built adaptive garden. OnQ contributor Doug Oster shows us how gardening works as a tool for healing.