While Twilisha McClelland has had success outside of the Capital Region, there's still one celebrity she'd like to work with. Elaine Houston has her story.
As we give presents this holiday season, one woman hopes we also share the gift of forgiveness with each other -- especially those who have been locked up behind bars.
Capital Region women are helping young people who might one day change the country of Uganda. The group is already changing their village of Ddegeya. They are studying things helping them become a doctor, a travel agent, a fashion designer.
Marsha Miller still remembers how tough times were growing up in Western New York – and was always touched by the kindness of strangers and never forgot how getting a gift made her feel.
They were not as celebrated as the men, but their work behind the scenes made it possible for the men to fly off to war and defend our country in World War II. They were called WASP: Women Air Force Service Pilots.
Families came together on Thanksgiving to share a meal, celebrate their connections and appreciate their blessings. However, for some, family life wasn't ideal. Despite painful family dynamics, one woman hopes to help other families heal.
It was supposed to be the happiest time in her life. Erin Tarbox of East Greenbush was pregnant with her second child -- a little girl. However, her joy soon turned to panic this past April, when her doctors said something was wrong.
Who knows where our experiences will take us? For Dana Brown, when she watched her grandmother crochet, it was just a hobby. Now, the Albany woman has turned that experience into a labor of love.
There are few things as personal and important as giving a loved one who's passed away a lasting tribute. For years, one woman has been wanting to serve people during their time of need. Now, she has the chance.
When you think of tattooing, most people see it as a way for people to express themselves through body art. However, one woman is using it to help breast cancer patients feel beautiful.
The saying is "persistence pays off" and it certainly did in the case of a North Greenbush woman. For years, she had ideas that never quite panned out until now.
Friends of Amy Raimo are giving back for a woman they say thrived at helping others.
Before there were all those dancing shows on TV, there was a local mom and daughter teaching kids to dance. They have former students all over the country putting what they learned at Merritt Dance Center in motion.
There are many issues in our world and many people who just need a helping hand. One woman is taking it upon herself to help, one event at a time.
They are places where families and friends would go for fun, camaraderie and a little friendly competition. However, lately, we've seen some local bowling alleys closing their doors. Some say they're victims of the popularity of video games. However, one woman credits bowling with helping her live her dreams.
There is no mistaking the sound of an organ. It is said to be one of the more complex musical instruments.
It was once a catchphrase, but for one local woman, baseball has been very, very good to her. Now she's trying to inspire others -- especially young people -- with a new baseball-themed book she's written.
Our lives take us in a direction sometimes that we don't always understand. But the saying goes, all things happen for a reason -- and for a local woman that means she was meant to help others just like her.
A group of women will represent Albany in the National Poetry Slam in Chicago on August 13. They are eager to showcase their poems and show the audience the type of talent Albany has to offer.
Sacandaga Road in Scotia is one busy road. Big trucks, cars, Jeeps, and SUVs all come whizzing by. The problem is the road sits just in front of Scotia-Glenville High School. That caused problems for Marina Onderdonk-Milne, a student in a wheelchair, who for years has just wanted to get to school in one piece.