OffQ: Jan. 8, 2010
This week the gang discusses the attempted airline attack and the subsequent airport security measures, Mayor Ravenstahl's new plan for Pittsburgh, the new City Council President and members, and the Rendell's approval of table games.
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How do you remove litter and garbage from the dangerously steep slopes of Pittsburgh? By using experienced rock climbers! That's what a neighborhood organization did to beautify the city's most visible hillside: Mount Washington. OnQ follows the climbers to bring you the story.
Every Friday night, LIVE at 7:30 p.m., OnQ... is OffQ! It’s a spirited review of the week’s hottest topics and controversial headlines. Host Chris Moore is joined by regular panelists John McIntire, Heather Heidelbaugh, Valerie McDonald Roberts and Bill Green.
The Highmark Foundation recently awarded $1.9 million in grants to 21 oral health programs across 49 Pennsylvania counties. It's to improve access to oral halth and dental care programs for low-income, rural and uninsured populations. OnQ's Michael Bartley shows what's at stake for the health of the poor who don't have regular access to overall care.
She remembers the sinking of the Titanic, and survived the great flu epidemic of 1918. OnQ's Tonia Caruso profiles Pittsburgher Evelyn Kozak, age 110, who shares the secrets of a good, long life.
The band members from Harmony, Pennsylvania range in age from 11 to 14, and their Steelers song is the rage of YouTube. Pop Rocks joins OnQ for a live performance of two songs in Studio A.
Renaissance City Choirs is Pittsburgh’s only gay and lesbian choral group with men’s and women’s choirs. Through their love of music, Renaissance City Choirs, strive to enrich the cultural community and provide a positive image of gays and lesbians.