They are often presented as victims, as submissive, passive, oppressed women. We are talking about Muslim women. However, an area woman puts all those stereotypes to shame.
For many people, what they do for a living is just a job to them. However, for one local woman, the typical job wasn’t working. It took her a while, but she finally found her passion.
Bridget Singh Liebson moved to the United States from Guyana in 1983. After achieving her American dream, she's getting ready to finally earn her GED at age 56 and is thinking about college.
Sometimes, the education we seek comes from many forms. For one woman, the knowledge she gained came not only from her studies, but from unforeseen circumstances as well. However, she says she’s all the better for it.
Anytime you think of someone using a chainsaw, you probably think of a man. However, one woman is cutting through that perception through her amazing and unique art.
Geraldine Ferris is a petite woman, but for the past 20 years, she’s had an extremely big heart when it comes to helping students at Watervliet Elementary School get the best education.
Debate continues over the new book written by Ivanka Trump. It’s called, "Women Who Work." With her stature and access to the White House, some say Trump has the opportunity to help change the workplace for women, but they say her book missed the mark.
It’s a topic that continues to cause debate – the policing of black women’s hair. For years, many black women straightened their hair because they weren’t accepted with their natural hair. Now, there’s a movement to go natural and one woman is helping to lead the charge.
Carol Darmetko said her prom was great. But the memory of what it took for her to get to her high school prom is still fresh in her mind.
When Katie Gnirrep graduates from Sage College next year, she'll walk out with more than a degree. She'll also have learned invaluable lessons that will last her a lifetime.
Recent reports say millennials are a group we should all be paying attention to because of their size and influence. They want to live in a place with not only good jobs and great public transportation, but they want a city that offers a culture and nightlife. They’re also quick to start something they feel a city is lacking.
Lori Squadere does things in a big way.
Running is something Pilar Arthur-Snead never, ever envisioned herself doing.
Tantrums Spa and Boutique in Crossgates Mall is a sight to behold. The walls are brightly colored. Music from "Frozen" along with other pop songs bellows from the back of the store. Along with nails, the little girls can dip their tiny toes into one of many basins, while sitting on a hot pink sofa.
A big party is slated for April 8 for a select group of women. It is a group no one would volunteer to be a part of. However, many say they will celebrate life more because they are a survivor.
She writes about social issues for MTV, blogs about Taylor Swift, is about to get a job with a big media and financial group and she's still in college.
Stella Crockett Courtney grew up in a close knit, religious family. But in Lubbock, Texas in the 1950s, not even God was enough to bring blacks and whites together.
Who says you can't have your cake and eat it too? An area woman is doing both living a double life and she’s making history doing it.
A group of local models is still basking in happiness, after having gotten the chance of a lifetime last week. It was the biggest event in their careers and they are ecstatic. They owe it all to one of the area’s top designers, Daniel Mozzes. His fashions are not only seen on the "Who's Who?" of Saratoga but are worn at most galas, teas, and fashionable events.
While this country grapples with the issues of immigration, a local woman remembers the war in her native land and still tries to help people there.