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.
Diane Hart, the president and executive director of the National Association of Health and Fitness, has spent 30 years urging people to get healthy.
It's a story of anger, loss of dignity, family, and even your name. This Broadway play is called Eclipsed and the tears are real. However, this play won't let you go. It sucks you in. The Liberian Civil War was a conflict where women were kidnapped and abused by soldiers. Actress Angeligue Powell was in high school during the war.
A little inspiration is what a group of women in Cobleskill is trying to offer beachgoers this summer. All they have to do is walk.
Forget those intense physical challenge shows on television. A local woman has an obstacle course she would love for you to try. It's the Viking Obstacle Course, located about 45 minutes outside of Albany at Sunny Hill Golf Course and Resort in Greenville.
Our deepest hurts sometimes give birth to amazing things. That’s the case of a Schenectady woman who went through some of her hardest years of her life, only to emerge and help people going through what she did.
Before black women were on the cover of Glamour or O Magazine, they graced the cover of Essence. Started in the 1970s, it was the premier magazine for African American women and Susan Taylor was the editor-in-chief.
The saying is: “The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.” For a Granville woman, her husband loves her homemade jerky. What she didn’t know is how his love for the dried meat would turn her into an entrepreneur.
Linda Podrazik loved karate. However, 40 years ago, her gender made it hard for her to even participate. Now, she owns her own dojo.
“This year it's the bistro sets. Last year were the gliders and the year before that were the big boys. It just depends on the mood for the season.” Kathy Wallace is not talking about food or restaurants. She's talking furniture, specifically chairs that she makes at Adirondack Cedar Chairs, her company.
Standing over six-feet, her height commands that people look up to Ruth Mahoney, but people choose to look up to her because she's a risk taker, her fervent pursuit of her career and her respect for others.
In recovery for 27 years, an Albany woman now helps others in their recovery as the supervisor of a men’s halfway house in Albany.