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.
This mobile digital mammography unit for the West Virginia University Hospital's Cancer Center travels into rural West Virginia providing mammograms to women who'd otherwise have to travel great distances for this life-saving test. OnQ contributor Lori Savitch reports.
Fasten your seat belts, Captain Green's Time Machine has landed at Cardinal Wright Regional School on Pittsburgh's North Side. OnQ takes an educational ride to learn about this school program that focuses on energy and the environment.
For nearly 100 years, Pittsburgh's City County Building has been the bastion of local government and the home of Pittsburgh's City Council. But inside council chambers are pieces of beauty and craftsmanship that are rarely explored. OnQ contributor Minette Seate spent a day on Grant Street exploring those "Council Treasures."
Jessica Seabury, executive director of the Consumer Health Coalition, and Erin Guay from the Pennsylvania Health Law Project discuss health coverage for the uninsured and underinsured.
Tonight OnQ reports on the EastSide Gallery a cooperative art space located in a strip mall in East Liberty that is run by and for local emerging artists.
OnQ learns about the Festival of Nations- a big community event in Weirton, West Virginia that brings all nationalities together year after year.
OnQ's Michael Bartley reveals the many celebrations surrounding the 40th Anniversary of the popular "Mister Rogers Neighborhood" as well as those marking what would be Fred Rogers' 80th birthday on March 20th.
A discussion of G20 protest issues with ACLU Attorney Sara Rose, and Code Pink Women For Peace's Eileen Olmsted.
OnQ contributor Lynn Sawyer takes you on a tour of two of the major glass exhibitions. Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and the Carnegie Museum of Art in Oakland were part of a special initiative which made up Pittsburgh's 2007 Year of Glass.