Obesity On Campus
Three out of every 10 college students are overweight or obese - and colleges are considering their options when it comes to addressing this growing health crisis. This OnQ report looks at local universities' unique efforts to battle an obesity problem far more serious than the fabled "freshman fifteen."
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Mr. Weinert is a World War II veteran who saw action from right after D-Day to the end of the war in the European Theatre of Operations.
They answered the call to join the military after the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor. OnQ's Chris Moore profiles several local women who served their country.
When the train tracks from Pittsburgh to Cumberland, Maryland became the Great Allegheny Passage biking and hiking trail, the Big Savage Tunnel's deplorable condition was a major obstacle for bicyclists trying to connect with the C&O Canal trail into Washington, D.C. This mini-documentary follows several years in efforts to restore the tunnel - making it a landmark stop along the bike trail. From writer/producer David Solomon, Camera & Editing: Paul Ruggieri.
Once a major hub in the Monongahela River valley south of Pittsburgh, Brownsville's once-bustling business district has fallen into decay and near abandonment. Through compelling interviews and rare archival footage, this 30-minute documentary chronicles the story of Brownsville's effort to survive. The Emmy winning documentary is from writer/producer David Solomon and videographer/editor Paul Ruggieri.
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.