In November 2003, SPC James Fair was critically wounded by a bomb while serving in Iraq. His injuries included the loss of both hands and the loss of sight in both eyes. Now, with the help of Homes for Our Troops, Duquesne Light, the Pittsburgh Home and Garden Show and many others, Fair is moving into a Ross Township home built to accommodate his special needs.
QED Cooks host Chris Fennimore tries to find out what Pittsburgh eats by traveling to McKees Rocks for a look at three uniquely-Pittsburgh eateries. Pierogies Plus, Ricci Sausage, and Mancini Bread.
A local woman's handmade Christmas trees are showing up in homes all over the region. Each tree is one of a kind but there's something else that makes them unique. OnQ's Tonia Caruso introduces a local artist who proves you can be creative at any age.
You've seen Chris on OnQ and OffQ. He also hosts Black Horizons - the nation's longest-running public arfairs program for an African-American audience. He's an Emmy Award winning documentary producer. But a favorite gig for Chris Moore is mentor to the young people of Pittsburgh. OnQ contributor Dave Crawley profiles a WQED-TV "institution."
For boys, scouting has a long track record of building character and bolstering self-esteem. In this report, prominent Pittsburgh men reflect on their achievement of earning the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout. OnQ contributor Andy Masich reports. Written and produced by David Solomon.
This 30-minute special profiles the PSO's new conductor and music director, Manfred Honeck. The Austrian-born Honeck takes OnQ's Michael Bartley on a tour of his beloved Vienna, and in return we showed the new maestro the best of the 'burgh!
There's lot of talk these days about developing alternative sources of energy. OnQ's Tonia Caruso finds out what's on the horizon and takes a closer look at Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell's energy independence strategy.
33-year-old Independent mayoral candidate Kevin Acklin has knocked on almost every door in Pittsburgh, hoping he can use the personal touch to upset incumbent mayor Luke Ravenstahl. OnQ's Michael Bartley tours Acklin's boyhood neighborhood of South Oakland with Acklin as he lays out his vision of economic prosperity for Pittsburgh's neighborhoods.
The Frick Fine Arts Cloister at the University of Pittsburgh in Oakland is home to some of the finest art reproductions of the Italian Renaissance period. OnQ's Michael Bartley tours the paintings of Russian artist Nicholas Lochoff.
OnQ profiles the steward of one of Pittsburgh's greatest treasures: the Nationality Rooms in the Cathedral of Learning on the University of Pittsburgh campus.