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
Celebrating its 75th season, the Gateway Lodge is the gateway to beautiful Cook Forest. OnQ contributor Dave Crawley paid a visit to the "Inn of Autumn" during the height of the fall foliage season.
Mr. Gomberg is a World War II Veteran who provides an emotional look back on his Army service and wonders “Who will put a flag on my grave?”
After an explosive blew up in U.S. Marine and Iraq War Veteran Josh Maloney's hand, he went on living without a right hand. That was until a human donor offered a new hand and Pittsburgh doctors successfully transplanted it. OnQ's Michael Bartley talks with Maloney of Brentwood, Pennsylvania about the extraordinary transplant surgery and how it's brought normalcy to his life.
If you enjoy soul food but want to pratice healthy eating... Catch this episode of OnQ where you'll get some great tips on how to make it happen.
Harish Saluja, founder of Silk Screen: Asian American Film Festival, Pittsburgh; and K.S. Venkataraman, editor and publisher of The Pittsburgh Patrika.
OnQ profiles one of the most successful coaches in WPIAL history. Sam Hall reports on the legendary Render, head football coach at Upper Saint Clair High School.
Steelers vs. "Fitz" - Arizona Cardinals superstar receiver Larry Fitzgerald is still known affectionately around the University of Pittsburgh simply as "Fitz." OnQ's Michael Bartley talks with Pitt football staff, students and the voice of the steelers Bill Hillgrove about Fitzgerald's impact here and divided loyalties as the Steelers face Fitzgerald in Super Bowl XLIII.
It's considered a woman's disease, but men get breast cancer. In this segment, a man from North Versailles talks about battling the disease, and OnQ's Chris Moore looks at why male breast cancer research lags so far behind.
Guests: Robert Adamson and Harold Hartger of Mercy Behavioral Health continue the discussion on the importance of mental health safety nets in the Pittsburgh region.Mercy Behavioral Health 24/7 Toll Free Hotline1-877-637-29241-877-MERCYBH