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.
Sometimes to fulfill our destiny, we have to take the long way home. That's the story of a local woman and she's bringing other young women with her.
Want to go to Disney, but don’t have the time to plan your trip? A Ballston Spa woman says she will do it for you.
While the YWCA does a lot for the women living there, it does not give out bras and doesn't accept used undergarments. One woman decided to help by combining the art of writing with the spirit of giving.
The day after Donald Trump is inaugurated as the country’s 45th president, hundreds of thousands of women will converge on Washington, D.C. for the Women's March on Washington, including women who will be on 55 buses coming from upstate New York. They say the goal is to remind the new president and Congress that women’s rights are human rights.
When you think of mermaid, chances are it’s the mythical, beautiful, half-human half sea creation. That’s one definition. However, the one we’re talking about has women "dyeing" to meet a Scotia woman.
Downtown Schenectady has lots of things, from businesses to banks to Proctors Theatre. However, there’s one woman who says downtown is missing something – a grocery store. She’s making it her business to change that.
A local woman is thankful for the women she works with. These are women some have forgotten about, but not Daquetta Jones. That's because she used to be one of those women.
Two local women are trying to help breast cancer survivors, and they’re doing it with just a knitting needle and some yarn.
More than 43 million Americans a year suffer from mental illness. One woman is hoping her story will offer hope.
Native Americans have a philosophy that says “we don't own the land, it owns you, so you're a part of it.” But colonial wars, a reduction in their numbers and encroachment from white settlers would eventually uproot the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians from their land. It's a history etched in the mind of Shannon Holsey forever.
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.
Every day, we hear of businesses closing their doors, but we’ve found a group of women with a business model that just might help business stay in business.
She volunteers and gives back, some say, to a fault. However, a Loudonville woman is in her element when she is helping others.
Gabby Gaudet, 25, could be attracting a new generation to racing. In a profession and sport that's traditionally been male, she's one of the few female handicappers and the newest and youngest racing analyst for NYRA TV.
Sister Mary Anne Nelson, a professor at The College of St. Rose, supports her students in and out of the classroom.
For poet Danielle Colin, words have always been powerful! Early on, the poems were for her-helping her maneuver through the challenges of life-then other people started listening to the words she spoke.