NewsChannel 13's Bob Kovachick speaks with Dr. Jim Reed, president and CEO of St. Peter's Health Partners, at our "13 Kids Who Care" banquet. The banquet was held Tuesday evening at the NYS Museum in Albany.
Hannah Shoemaker has gone all the way from Averill Park High School to Guatemala to help set up a medical clinic. It’s part of a partnership with the Glens Falls Medical Mission Foundation. She wants to pursue a nursing career and hopes to return to Guatemala in the future.
Kathleen Snyder is in her second year with “Interact Club,” helping to make young kids comfortable about who they are. She wants to be a software and technical engineer, attending Rochester Institute of Technology or Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Josselyn Roosenberg and her family have adopted two young refugees. She has tutored other refugees struggling with their school work. She graduates Loudonville Christian School in June and plans on pursing a medical route to become a doctor.
Will Byron is a senior at Christian Brothers Academy in Albany. He finds time to assist in any number of community service projects throughout the year with special focus on raising funds for a project far away in Africa.
Anna Brewer is a junior at Hoosick Falls Jr./Sr. High School. She plans to go into the medical field and she is building a strong foundation for that pursuit by volunteering at the Hoosick Falls Rescue Squad.
John Cogan is a senior at South Colonie High School, and the president and spokesperson of a student run organization called iCARE, which stands for “Integrity, Community, Accountability, Respect, Empathy.” John is also committed to several other causes including “Raiderfest,” a community-wide inclusive event to raise funds and awareness about battling cancer and leading a healthier lifestyle.
AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews aided by sniffer dogs dug through crumbled homes Thursday looking for earthquake survivors as Italy again anguished over how to secure its ancient towns and modern cities from the country's highly seismic terrain.
Franklin Graham will lead a prayer rally at the state capitol on Thursday. He's the son of the evangelist Billy Graham. Franklin Graham is holding similar meetings in every state leading up to election day.
Students at RPI in Troy moved in earlier this week. A group of freshmen traveled to Schoharie to perform some volunteer work. They are helping build a new park, as the community continues to recover from Hurricane Irene.
A new league called the Can-AM Indoor Football League begins play in March of next year. Its website lists Glens Falls as one of the inaugural teams, along with cities such as Buffalo, Rochester, Cleveland and Baltimore.