He started making watches when he was 19. Today, at age 29, Michael Kobold's watches sell for thousands of dollars. OnQ's Chris Moore has more on the Pittsburgh watchmaker and his latest challenge: climbing Mount Everest!
These 80 acres in Upper St. Clair and South Fayette have seen their share of human use and abuse. But Wingfield Pines is now home to abundant wildlife, trails, and most importantly a natural filtering system that is helping restore Chartiers Creek. OnQ shows how this Allegheny Land Trust project is transforming ugly orange mine discharge into pristine water, giving new life to a local water shed.
For nearly 50-years, this Pittsburgh based charitable foundation has been providing developing countries with badly needed medical supplies, textbooks and food. On Q's Chris Moore talks to volunteers and the head of the organization about humanitarian efforts in more than 120-nations round the world.
OnQ profiles artist David Deffner, who is literally leaving his mark throughout Pittsburgh. David not only does fascinating work in chalk, but many other mediums as well.
OnQ contributor Dave Crawley visits a small town in Venango County, Pennsylvania where collectors are big! Featured collections: The Tyred Wheels Museum, home of antique cars and 5,000 miniature vehicles; The Earring Lady, with her record-setting collection of 39,000 earrings; The Nifty Fifties Diner, which houses 1950s artifacts including 60,000 45 RPM records.
OnQ takes you to the set of the movie "Adventureland". Filmed in Pittsburgh, the movie features Kennywood Park as its main backdrop.
Scholarship programs at West Virginia University are putting qualified dentists in the communities that need them. OnQ reports on a young dental student who's making the most of the program, and is determined to set up practice in her rural hometown.
In Uniontown, Fayette County, a Byzantine Nun inscribes goose eggs with images and symbols sacred to Christianity. On Q Photographer, Paul Ruggieri, takes you to Mount Saint Macrina for a look at these inspiring works of art.For More Information:Call 724-438-8644Sisters of St. Basil
What does your handwriting reveal about you? More than you think. In tonight's cover story Tonia Caruso talks to local handwriting expert Michelle Dresbold.
OnQ examines why Pittsburgh is such a popular destination for Indian immigrants. Michael Bartley takes you inside the historic Sri Venkateswara Temple in Penn Hills and introduces an Indian-American businessman who continues to attract immigrants and Indian business to this region.