Safety Nets: Catholic Charities Discussion
Guest Susan Rauscher, Executive Director of Catholic Charities in Pittsburgh discusses the many other services provided by this downtown Pittsburgh safety net.
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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
Sometimes a pharmacy is just a pharmacy... but then maybe you haven't been to Adzema's! Since 1959, the best-kept secret in McCandless has been filling prescriptions and filling up hungry customers at their legendary lunch counter.
Pittsburgh's first observatory was completed in 1912 on the city's North Side. OnQ's Michael Bartley takes you on a tour of this historic landmark, which has three amazing telescopes, memorabilia dating back to the turn of the 20th century - and even crypts!
Hey Pittsburgh, it's your turn to ask the questions - about anything that has to do with Pittsburgh! Every month, On Q Contributor Mike Lee selects the best questions and hits the streets to find the answer. So, tune in for the 411.
As a part of program series "Issues Pa", this episode investigates how biomedical research affects the cost of healthcare. OnQ's Michael Bartley contributes to the program with this feature on Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse.
Braddock is one of Pennsylvania's most historic communities, but the community has fallen on tough times since the decline of the steel industry. Some new things are happening that many hope will finally bring about real change.