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Elaine Houston presents a new Today's Women segment every Thursday on NewsChannel 13 Live at 5:30. You can contact Elaine at ehouston@wnyt.com.

Woman embodies the true spirit of giving

Woman embodies the true spirit of giving


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Former WWII WASP from Cohoes fondly recalls service to nation

Former WWII WASP from Cohoes fondly recalls service to nation


Woman hopes book on painful family dynamics helps other families heal

Mom's idea brings comfort to parents of newborns with big challenges

Albany woman unleashes creative side through crocheting

Guilderland bakery specializes in serving people with gluten allergies

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.


Albany woman's new funeral home serving others in time of need

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.


Tattoo artist in Clifton Park giving free eyebrows to breast cancer patients

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.


Persistence pays off for creator of all-weather blanket

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.


Honoring a Saratoga woman's legacy

Friends of Amy Raimo are giving back for a woman they say thrived at helping others.


Mom and daughter's Schenectady dance school gaining fame

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.


Woman's compassionate 'blessing bags' help give back to community

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.


Kuhlkin credits bowling with helping to live her dreams

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.


Organist 'strikes chord' at Rensselaer County church for 80+ years

There is no mistaking the sound of an organ. It is said to be one of the more complex musical instruments.


Woman hopes baseball-themed book can help bridge divides

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.


Woman dedicated to helping immigrants

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.


Woman's nature art a beauty to behold

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.


Women representing Capital Region in National Poetry Slam

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.


Persistence to make school intersection safer finally pays off

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.


Woman overcomes weight challenges for better life

She says most of the women in her family were full-figured so she accepted it, until she found herself at nearly 350 pounds.


Women trying to make ancient hymns relevant in modern world

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.


Woman creates art from used tea bags

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.


Troy woman combines love of food and history into immersive experience

It’s a win-win for tourists, restaurants and she gets to do something she loves.


Capital Region woman gaining fame for accessories

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. 


Group's poetry, stories lifting veil on domestic violence

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.


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Massachusetts cannabis panel OKs 4 more pot shop licenses, including two in Berkshire County

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Renssellaerville Town Supervisor resigns amid allegations of fraud

Renssellaerville Town Supervisor resigns amid allegations of fraud

Driver leads police on chase that ends in an officer-involved crash

Driver leads police on chase that ends in an officer-involved crash

Teenage girl in Warren County accused of leaving starving dog to die

Teenage girl in Warren County accused of leaving starving dog to die

Suspect in custody after standoff at Queensbury home

Suspect in custody after standoff at Queensbury home

Will state lawmakers challenge pay raise recommendations?

Will state lawmakers challenge pay raise recommendations?

Christmas shoppers flood Capital Region stores with big bucks

Christmas shoppers flood Capital Region stores with big bucks

State senator requests 'pardon' for Troy dog on death row

State senator requests 'pardon' for Troy dog on death row

Registered sex offender charged with trying to kidnap teen in Albany

Registered sex offender charged with trying to kidnap teen in Albany

Central Bridge man convicted in fatal stabbing of neighbor

Central Bridge man convicted in fatal stabbing of neighbor

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