The human spirit is able to persevere and overcome obstacles in ways that often surprise us. That is the story of a young woman who came to RPI to earn a bachelor's degree. A setback caused her to leave school, but this month she adds a PhD to her bachelor's and master's.
Two friends from Maryland with a goal of keeping people safe during this pandemic have come up with a product that promotes safety and fashion, and Albany residents are among those striking a pose.
Angelle Edwards has always had a lot of responsibility. The oldest of four, she was the first in the family to go off to college, so failure was not an option.
During this pandemic, we are finding out how important a connection to others really is. That is illustrated by the extraordinary efforts made by one woman to make sure her students are doing okay in this time of coronavirus.
If you've been on social media, you've no doubt seen those funny posts of what people look like now that they've been unable to go to a hair salon because of coronavirus.
Chances are you've seen the Field Goods vans on the road, but the fact they're still out there providing fresh fruits and vegetables in this time of coronavirus is due to some quick thinking on the part of the founder, Donna Williams.
Normally this time of year, students are thinking about the senior prom and graduation. However, the coronavirus has put a big question mark on those special rites of passage.
Karen Butler still remembers what it was like when she first learned to shoot a gun.
Coronavirus has changed the way companies do business as they have to come up with creative ways to make a living. That includes La'keisha Solomon of K. Solomon Beauty Products.
A woman known for leading the city of Amsterdam for eight years also has a very creative side she says has been with her most of her life.
After Dr. Susan Trocciola of Schenectady met her medical crisis head-on, she's now finding her way back and starting a fresh chapter.
Valerie Wilson grew up in Saratoga Springs, but she's a world traveler. However, it is in her own country she believes she contracted the coronavirus.
Mac, Covergirl, Bobbie Brown - if you're a woman, you know those are all well-known makeup lines that have been around for years. There's a new makeup line set to roll out very soon. It was created by a local makeup artist, who we here at NewsChannel 13 know very well.
A Coxsackie mom wants to help kids learn a lesson about tolerance and inclusion.
When Dorian Perren was growing up, you could say the most exciting thing was not when she learned to walk, but to roll.
Lisa Good of Albany is a woman who meets people in their darkest hours after they've lost a loved one to violence. If it's hard to imagine how she musters up the courage to do such challenging work, her own story may provide some answers.
Losing a child is one of the most painful things a parent can face and when it is the result of gun violence, it seems like such a senseless loss.
Virginia Spadaro has been a fixture in the Capital Region for 40 years. Now she's saying goodbye.
Some people celebrate the beauty of the Adirondacks by pushing themselves to hike all the 46 high peaks, but a former “Today’s Woman” is testing herself by painting a different Adirondack scene every day during the month of February.
To some drivers, she's just the school crossing guard at the corner of North Lake and Sherman in Albany, but to the kids of Brighter Choice Charter School for Boys, she's Ms. Lulu.
It will now be a little easier for YMCA members in Saratoga Springs to grab a workout.