Attendees parade into the Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport at the Adirondack Balloon Festival during a morning launch on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, in Queensbury, N.Y.
Mourning for Crystal Riley and Lilly Frasier
Jonathan Moon hugs his children, Layla and Psymon, as he observes the shrine for Crystal Riley and her 4-year-old daughter, Lilly Frasier, at a candlelight vigil held in Glens Falls, N.Y. on Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. Moon had been friends with Riley, who was stabbed to death along with her daughter on Aug. 11, for 20 years.
Drag Me To My Destiny
David Heglund, stage name Destiny Spice, addresses the crowd during one of his drag performances, Thursday, Apr. 30, 2015 at 140 Alex Bar & Grill in Rochester, N.Y. Heglund hosts a drag show called Drag Me to My Destiny— a contest which began a year ago to help upcoming performers get recognized in Rochester’s drag community.
Tanya Lehine, from Ballston Spa, N.Y., comforts her son, Tyler Hammond after he is eliminated from the 37th Annual Regional Spelling Bee at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. on Wednesday, Jun. 3, 2015. Students from Warren, Washington, and Saratoga counties who won their school spelling bees, competed in the bee for prizes such as books, Six Flags tickets, and trophies.
Tanner Micahel, stage name Tayler Mayde, sits at the bar after his performance at Tilt Nightclub in Rochester, N.Y., Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015. "If it wasn't for Tayler Mayde, I wouldn't be Tanner," he says. "Performing has helped me become more confident in who I am."
Liz Schafer, eldest daughter of Barbara Schafer, places a hand on her mother's urn before cemetery staff bury it following the funeral service in Phelps, N.Y., on Friday, Jun. 29, 2018. Flanking Schafer are her nieces, Holly Fagner, left, with daughter Ella Fagner, and Kristen O'Connell, right, holding her youngest son, Bryce O'Connell.
Heat is shot into the balloon of Catskill Mountain Balloons from Oneonta, N.Y. during the Cambridge Hot Air Balloon Festival in Cambridge, N.Y. on Saturday, Jun. 7, 2015. The balloons departed from Cambridge Middle School shortly before 6:00 a.m. for the Cambridge Airport during the last day of the festival.
Cast members of Almost Maine set the stage for their next skit during their dress rehearsal of Almost Maine at the Lake George Dinner Theatre on Monday, Jul. 18, 2016 in Lake George, N.Y. The show opened the following Friday at the Dinner Theatre.
Philadelphia Orchestra, 2017
Andrew Veyette of the New York City Ballet dips his dancing partner, Ashley Bouder, on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, at Saratoga Performing Arts Center during the performance of the Philadelphia Orchestra in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Protesters march in the streets of Chicago, I.L. during the 2012 NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) summit in Chicago, Saturday, May 19, 2012. The Nato summit is an opportunity for heads of state to meet and discuss worldly affairs and was held on May 20-21.
SUNY Poly Technical Institute
Michael Fancher, center, Director of New York State Center for Advanced Technology in Nanoelectrics, shows the Zen Building to the Economic Development tour hosted by Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership at SUNY Poly Technical Institute in Albany, N.Y., on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017.