Lots of people love cake and other yummy desserts, but can't eat them because they are gluten intolerant. Jessica Smith is one of those people.
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.
If you don't live near a body of water or get to behold the beauty of nature, an area woman might be able to help you. Her portraits of nature are quite simply a sight to behold.
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.
She says most of the women in her family were full-figured so she accepted it, until she found herself at nearly 350 pounds.
If you're a music lover, you know there are numerous genres and choices. However, there's one category some say is waning. Two area women are trying to change that.
If you're a tea drinker, you might want to take another look at that used tea bag. A Coxsackie woman has found a way to turn them into art, and she's grabbing the attention of people around the world.
It’s a win-win for tourists, restaurants and she gets to do something she loves.
In her native Panama, Karen "Kema" Maxwell could never have imagined her creations would take her all the way to New York and the runway.
The stats are sobering. On average, 24 people per minute in the United States are victims of rape, stalking or physical violence by an intimate partner. As a result of the violence, women often have feelings of shame and guilt.