Emily De Vito, WNYT NewsChannel 13

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Past articles by Emily:

Legislation looks to increase number of living kidney donors

New York State has more than 7,000 people waiting for kidney transplants. While people may be an organ donor after life, the need for living donors is high. → Read More

Baby Animal Days returns to Indian Ladder Farms

Baby Animal Days is back at Indian Ladder Farms. It started out as an event on a single weekend. Now 27 years later, it runs from Good Friday to Mother's Day. → Read More

Capital Region distiller getting national spotlight on Discovery Channel

A local distiller is set to appear Wednesday night, March 23, at 9 p.m. on the Discovery Channel show, "Moonshiners: Master Distiller." Ryan Chip Rhoads is a former distiller at Albany Distilling Company, making vodka, whiskey, canned cocktails and more. → Read More

NYS Police searching for missing hiker in the Adirondacks

New York State Police and Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Rangers are searching for a missing hiker. → Read More

Police find woman's body at a park in Rensselaer County

The Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Office said it found a body in the area of Cherry Plain State Park. → Read More

NY state schools preparing for end of mask mandate

Students in New York state won't need to wear a mask at school starting on Wednesday. Despite the mandate being dropped, school districts still have some questions. → Read More

Parent, disability advocate calls on Hochul to keep masks in schools

While some people want the mask mandate at schools gone, a disability advocate and parent is coming forward to say she wants it to stay. → Read More

Schenectady water main break swallows car

The Schenectady Fire Department responded to a water main break early Wednesday morning. They said it could cause slippery roads for the morning commute. → Read More

Car crash in Colonie sends man to the hospital and knocks out power to customers

A 34-year-old man from Brooklyn is in the Intensive Care Unit at Albany Medical Center after an early morning crash Wednesday on Central Avenue. → Read More

Latham floral distributor hard at work for Valentine's Day

Inside a Latham building, you'll find rows and boxes of flowers. The Bill Doran Company's Albany location distributes these flowers to florists throughout the Capital Region and beyond. → Read More

South Colonie opens new workforce training classroom at Colonie Center

The South Colonie School District has a new classroom. However, it's not at any of the district's schools. You can find it at Colonie Center, and you may run into some students while shopping there. → Read More

Powerball jackpot grows to $575 million

There were no winners in Monday night's Powerball drawing. → Read More

2022 brings new laws to New York state

Each year, hundreds of laws are passed in Albany that affect the entire state. Several laws going into effect in 2022 will impact you. → Read More

Barbers give Troy kids free holiday haircuts at school

Some elementary school students will be looking their best for the upcoming holidays. At School 2 in Troy, students got free haircuts thanks to some local barbers. → Read More

Schenectady educator surprised with 'Teacher of the Year' honor during class

Schenectady City School District has named its 2022 "Teacher of the Year." Carrie White was in her 2nd grade classroom at Yates Elementary School in Schenectady on Monday morning, when her husband, kids, and the superintendent came in to surprise her. → Read More

Schenectady Fire Department holding open house to recruit new members

The Schenectady Fire Department is holding an open house from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday to answer questions people may have about becoming a firefighter. The department is heavily recruiting ahead of a civil service exam. → Read More

Volunteers in Ballston Spa load up Christmas trees for deployed troops

It was a busy Monday morning at Ellms Family Farm in Ballston Spa. People volunteered their time to load up trees onto a FedEx truck, so troops have a piece of home this Christmas. → Read More

Capital Region shoppers kick into high gear for Black Friday

At 5 a.m. Friday, the streets of Saratoga Springs looked empty, but inside the stores, shoppers were busy. → Read More

Pre-holiday COVID spike worries Glens Falls Hospital doctors

Before holiday gatherings even begin, Glens Falls Hospital says it's seeing the most COVID patients it's seen since the start of the pandemic. Doctors have one clear message - get vaccinated now. → Read More

Capital Region child care shortage keeping nannies busy

Like many industries right now, the child care industry is seeing a labor shortage. One nanny agency in the Capital Region is seeing an influx of calls because of it. → Read More