Thousands of people are expected to turn out to fight breast cancer. It's part of the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk on Sunday, October 20 at the Washington Park Parade Grounds in Albany. Registration begins at 10 a.m. The walk is at noon. Alessa Ellis, a breast cancer survivor and Annemarie Dillion from the American Cancer Society stopped by NewsChannel 13 to talk about it.
It's a tradition dating back to 1916. The Troy Turkey Trot is celebrating its 72nd year. (It was only held 16 times between 1916 and 1963, then every year since 1964.) With any race comes a training challenge. Dr. Erin Napoleone of Choice Physical Therapy stopped by NewsChannel 13 to explain.
Attendance is one of the strongest predictors of a student's success. Now, the nation's pediatricians are prescribing a plan to curb chronic school absences. Dr. Diane Tenenbaum from Schoolhouse Road Pediatrics stopped by NewsChannel 13 with some tips.
The end of the year may seem far away, but it's also a good time to start a plan to save in taxes. You can start by carefully structuring capital gains and losses. Financial Advisor Marc Agel stopped by NewsChannel 13 to explain.
Eileen Handelman from Capital Affairs and Dana Castillo from Regeneron stopped by NewsChannel 13 to talk about the annual Back-To-School Expo, which takes place Saturday, September 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center. They also showed us a fun experiment!
October is "Breast Cancer Awareness Month." Ahead of the worldwide annual campaign taking place, you're being encouraged to be "More Than Pink" this year. Sandra Goldmeer from the Susan G. Komen Foundation stopped by NewsChannel 13 to talk about the "More Than Pink" Luncheon on Sunday, October 6 at Rivers Casino in Schenectady.
Molly Ward, a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator, stopped by NewsChannel 13 with some healthy ideas for kids' lunch boxes.
As part of "Commit to Kids," we are talking about sportsmanship. Wrestling Coach Dennis Lane stopped by NewsChannel 13 to discuss why it's so important.
NewsChannel 13 is teaming up with the American Red Cross for a Save a Life Blood Drive on September 12. Anne Santino from the American Red Cross stopped by to talk about it.
It's easy to avoid difficult and stressful conversations about money, death, and divorce. However, not confronting those topics or planning for them can be a costly mistake. Family Wealth Strategist Lisa Clifford from Key Private Bank stopped by NewsChannel 13 to talk about why these conversations are so important.
Thousands of people will soon lace up their running shoes to benefit Ovarian Cancer Research. Patrick Lynskey stopped by NewsChannel 13 to talk about the Teal Ribbon Run/Walk on Sunday, September 8 at Washington Park in Albany.
This is back-to-school season, which is an ideal time for parents to help improve their children's health. Tim Tilton from Fidelis Care stopped by NewsChannel 13 with some tips.
The Walk to End Epilepsy takes place at Saratoga Spa State Park on Sunday, September 8. Susan Kaczynski and Erica DeNicola-Scher from the Epilepsy Foundation stopped by NewsChannel 13 to talk about it.
Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness -- the word happiness is even included in the Declaration of Independence. While we all strive to be happy, the concept is often altered by the world we live in. Hamad Alghareeb from the Boys and Girls Club of the Capital Area joins us to talk about that.
The Palace Theatre is doing its part to bring the neighborhoods together and give families a chance for summer fun. Angelique Powell from the Palace Theatre and Michael-Aaron Poindexter from the Metropolitan Baptist Church stopped by NewsChannel 13 to talk about the Community Block Party. It takes place from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 17.
On Saturday, August 19, NewsChannel 13 is taking part in an event to help pets find 'fur-ever' homes. Marguerite Pearson from the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society and Jim Carpenter from Curtis Lumber stopped by NewsChannel 13 to talk about "Clear the Shelters."
It may seem basic but in today's world, it's worth talking about - the importance of teaching kindness to kids. Fidelis Care Pediatrician Dr. Lisa Moreno stopped by NewsChannel 13 to talk about it.
Is your college-bound student ready to face his or her personal finances? Lisa Clifford from Key Bank stopped by NewsChannel 13 with some tips.
We hear about celebrity couples and the need for them to protect their fortunes with a prenuptial agreement. What about the rest of us? Attorney Jennifer Dominelli from SDG Law Firm stopped by NewsChannel 13 to walk us through an important, but often difficult subject.
For the first seven days of August, people around the world are marking “World Breastfeeding Week.” It calls on parents and the general public to empower people who are nursing. Lactation Consultant Barb Donnelly from St. Peter's Hospital stopped by NewsChannel 13 to talk about it.