NewsChannel 13 Live at Noon

Former federal prosecutor on beating heroin addiction

A former federal prosecutor who spent years in federal prison has shared his story of heroin addiction in a book. He hoping to prevent others from following in his footsteps. Andrew McKenna stopped by NewsChannel 13 to explain how he hopes to help students.

  • 'Freedom Train' comes to Park Playhouse

    The inspiring story of a courageous woman comes to life in “Freedom Train.” It's a play of the historic Underground Railroad. Owen Smith from the Park Playhouse in Albany stopped by with more about it.

  • Watching out for home hazards

    Home may be where the heart is, but it's also where a lot of hazards dwell. Pediatrician, Dr. Diane Tenenbaum from St. Peter's Hospital joins us now.

  • Super Bowl ad brews up big excitement for Death Wish Coffee

    They tout themselves as the home of the “World's Strongest Coffee.” Fresh off their win of the “Small Business Super Bowl” contest, Teah Teriele from Death Wish Coffee stopped by NewsChannel 13 to discuss what their coffee is all about.

  • Investment advice for women

    There is still room for improvement but the gender pay gap is closing, and women represent 51 percent of the workforce. Lisa Clifford from Key Bank stopped by NewsChannel 13 with some investment advice.

  • January market wrap

    The calendar has turned and so did the mood in the market. Tim Meigher from Morgan Stanley stopped by NewsChannel 13 with the first market wrap for 2016.

  • Opera Saratoga stops by NewsChannel 13

    Opera Saratoga and the College of Saint Rose are co-hosting a recital by an internationally acclaimed soprano. Before her performance, Sandra Lopez stopped by NewsChannel 13 along with Lawrence Edelson from Opera Saratoga.

  • Senior Adult Day Care

    As daycare services are important for families with young children, similar programs are available to enhance the lives of older loved ones. Jessica Flynn from Eddy DayBreak Adult Day Services stopped by NewsChannel 13 with more information us now.

  • Dos and Don'ts of stock market investing

    If you keep an eye on the stock market you know it’s off to a rocky start for the new year. Financial Adviser Marc Agel stopped by NewsChannel 13 to talk about the causes and what you should or shouldn't do about it.

  • Pai's Tae Kwon Do 'STORM' program

    Tae Kwon Do is a great way to teach young people not just self-defense, but also leadership. That is the coal of the "storm" program at Pai's Tae Kwon Do. Master Instructor Samuel Chiappone and some of his students stopped by to talk about the program.

  • Niskayuna "Swim Mania" to raise money for cystic fibrosis

    This weekend, hundreds of local swimmers will hit the water to raise money for cystic fibrosis. It’s the annual "Swim Mania" event at Niskayuna High School, Saturday morning. Denise McGraw of the Albany Starfish Swim Club, and David Crandall of the Donna M. Crandall foundation stopped by NewsChannel 13 to talk about it.

  • Cinderella at Proctors

    Proctors is hosting Cinderella this week. Kaitlyn Davidson plays the title role and she gave us a preview on Live at Noon.

  • Reviewing the SAT changes

    For the first time in more than a decade, the SAT is getting a makeover. The change is going to affect millions of high school students. Patrick McNamara, executive director of Sylvan Learning Center stopped by NewsChannel 13 with the details.

  • Winter workout at home

    If you're snowed in at home, there's no reason you can't still get active. Melissa Grattan of Make It Fit joins us now with a winter workout that you can do at home.

  • Monster Jam comes to Albany

    The Times Union Center is ready for some destruction. The arena is playing host to Monster Jam Friday and Saturday. Monster Jam competitor George Balhan joined us.

  • Spotlighting award-winning children's books

    The most prestigious prizes in American children's books have been announced this week. Kathleen Carey from the Little Book House in Stuyvesant Plaza stopped by NewsChannel 13 with some of the books.

  • Keeping your life feeling 'happy'

    If your life's goal is happiness, “Keeping up with the Joneses” is not the way to get there. It's an expression that began in a comic strip back in 1913. Now, many use the phrase to talking about people who focus on appearances, when it comes to appearing well-off. Psychiatrist Dr. Anthony Ferraioli stopped by NewsChannel 13 with some advice.

  • Albany Food and Wine Festival

    The Albany Food and Wine Festival kicks off this Thursday. Joe Culver and Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan join us to talk about the events.


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