WWII Veteran: David Rothbart
Mr. Rothbart is a World War II Veteran who's job it was to replace soldiers who were killed or wounded on the front lines.
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They're a part of America's greatest generation -- the men and women who served in World War II. After more than 60 years, plans are underway to build a WW II memorial to honor local veterans. OnQ's Tonia Caruso looks at one of the unique fund raising efforts underway -- a World War II calendar featuring local soldiers.
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.
Diabetes is not only being called a modern-day epidemic, but the disease which could bankrupt our healthcare system. With the Pittsburgh medical community at the forefront of diabetes prevention and treatment, OnQ not only examines the problems associated with Type Two Diabetes in both adults and children, but also offers advice, solutions and prevention success stories.