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Photo of the Month 2013 Archive

January 2013 News Photo of the Month

Schenectady firefighters Jason Bailey, right, and Scott Briggs, carry a girl rescued from a house fire to a waiting ambulance Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. in Niskayuna, N.Y. Niskayuna Fire District 1 Fire Chief Dale Lingenfelter says the girl, believed to be about 13 years old, died at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady. (AP Photo/The Daily Gazette, Peter R. Barber)

January 2013 Feature Photo of the Month

In this Jan. 14, 2013 photo, Mahopac, N.Y. High School gymnast Ashlee Belkevich competes in a tri-high school gymnastics meet between Mahopac, Clarkstown, and Tappan Zee at Lakeview Elementary School in Mahopac, N.Y. (AP Photo/The Journal News, Matthew Brown)

February 2013 News Photo of the Month

Camillus firefighters spray water from a ladder truck on the former Camillus Cutlery in Camillus Monday afternoon, Feb. 11, 2013. Demolition and fire crews worked overnight to extinguish the fire that started at 1:20 p.m. when a portion of wall caught fire during demolition work inside. A worker escaped on his own. Firefighters continued to put out hot spots Tuesday morning. (AP Photo/The Post-Standard, Mike Greenlar)

February 2013 Feature Photo of the Month

Pedestrians cross Delaware Avenue near Chippewa Street in Buffalo, N.Y. as rain falls early Tuesday morning, Feb. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/The Buffalo News, Derek Gee)

March 2013 News Photo of the Month

In this March 13, 2013 photo, a police officer with a dog ducks for cover as gunshots were heard not far from where accused gunman Kurt Myers had holed up in an abandoned bar in the village of Herkimer, N.Y., after a shooting rampage that left four dead. Police and Myers, 64, of neighboring Mohawk, were in a standoff until Thursday morning when Myers opened fire through a door at officers, killing an FBI dog. Police returned fire, killing Myers, State police Superintendent Joseph D'Amico said. (AP Photo/Observer-Dispatch, Rob Roth)

March 2013 Feature Photo of the Month

Workers from New York Ladder & Scaffold of Yonkers, N.Y., erect scaffolding high on the First Congregational Church in Middletown, N.Y. on Tuesday, March 26, 2013. The church sustsained roof and steeple damage from Hurricane Sandy. The steeple will be reshingled and part of the roof repaired. The project is expected to take 6-8 weeks to complete. (AP Photo/Times Herald-Record, Tom Bushey)

April 2013 News Photo of the Month

Schenectady firefighters Michael Mareno, left, and Jon Wayand, battle a 2-alarm fire after flames broke out at 2:30 a.m. Sunday, April 7, 2013. The cause of the fire that left two families homeless, is listed as undetermined. One resident was taken by ambulance to a local hospital for smoke inhalation. (AP Photo/The Daily Gazette, Peter R. Barber)

April 2013 Feature Photo of the Month

Syracuse's Eric Neilson's is checked over the boards into the Binghamton bench by Buddy Robinson, right, during the first period of an AHL hockey game in Syracuse, N.Y., Sunday, April 21, 2013.  (AP Photo/The Syracuse Newspapers,Kevin Rivoli )

May 2013 News Photo of the Month

Ominous storm clouds dominate the skyline over City Hall in Schenectady, N.Y. Wednesday, May 29, 2013. The National Weather Service has confirmed that a swath of storm damage in eastern New York was caused by a tornado with winds that topped out at 125 mph. (AP Photo/The Daily Gazette, Peter R. Barber)

May 2013 Feature Photo of the Month

Law enforcement officers participating in an inter-agency honor guard line up during the annual Police Memorial at St. Joseph Cathedral in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, May 13, 2013.  (AP Photo/The Buffalo News, Derek Gee)

June 2013 News Photo of the Month

Workmen look over the scene of a train derailment after the collision of two CSX freight trains in the Town of Mohawk, N.Y., a mile west of Fonda, Thursday, June 27, 2013. Amtrak passenger service has been suspended between Albany and Syracuse and a stretch of highway has been closed after about 30 freight train cars derailed in Montgomery County, some of them toppling over. (AP Photo/The Daily Gazette, Marc Schultz)

June 2013 Feature Photo of the Month

A car drives down Pumpkin Swamp Road in Florida, N.Y. at sunset on Friday, June 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Times Herald-Record, Tom Bushey)

July 2013 News Photo of the Month


No winner in July

July 2013 Feature Photo of the Month


Two winners in July



Fireworks and lightning light up the sky over Albany, Thursday evening, July 4, 2013, during the New York State Fourth of July Celebration Presented By Price Chopper at the Empire State Plaza in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Times Union, Will Waldron)
In this Thursday, July 17, 2013 photo, Drew Billard, 18, of Skinners Falls, N.Y. flips off a rock into the Delaware River at Skinners Falls. (AP Photo/Times Herald-Record, John DeSanto)

August 2013 News Photo of the Month


The remains of Sgt. Dominick J. Licari, 31 of Frankfort N.Y., arrives at Albany International Airport Friday afternoon, Aug. 2, 2013, in Colonie, N.Y. Sgt. Licari was a member of the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II who vanished on March 13, 1944. He will be buried Tuesday in Frankfort, N.Y. (AP Photo/The Albany Times Union, Michael P. Farrell) 

August 2013 Feature Photo of the Month


Jason Mann, 12, of Buffalo, N.Y., launches off of a tree stump to catch a Frisbee at Wendt Beach in Evans, N.Y., as he enjoys a beautiful day with friends at a picnic on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013.  (AP Photo/The Buffalo News, Robert Kirkham)

September 2013 News Photo of the Month

A military honor guard places the casket of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Michael H. Ollis into the back of a hearse after his funeral service in the Staten Island borough of New York, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. Ollis, 24, died Aug. 28 from wounds suffered in an attack in Afghanistan's Ghazni Province. (AP Photo/Staten Island Advance, Hilton Flores)

September 2013 Feature Photo of the Month

A Cornwall High School cheerleader performs a stunt during warmups before a football game against Pine Bush High School in Cornwall, N.Y., on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Times Herald-Record, Tom Bushey)

October 2013 News Photo of the Month

Four train cars completely derailed spilling soy in Perinton, N.Y. on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. Local media report that no one was injured when four cars fell over before 5:30 a.m. Friday in Perinton, southeast of Rochester. At least one other car was tipped. Sheriff's deputies say the derailment occurred when the train was changing directions. (AP Photo/Democrat & Chronicle, Tina MacIntyre-Yee)

October 2013 Feature Photo of the Month

A pedestrian strolls along Lake Street past a tree with autumn leaves on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in Rouses Point, N.Y. Most of the North Country is peaking fall colors. (AP Photo/The Press-Republican, Rob Fountain)
November 2013 News Photos of the Month

Cornelius Portis, left, father of TySean Williams, gets emotional as he tries to speak next to Bishop Willie Davis during a prayer vigil and balloon release for TySean Williams at Mount Olivet Church on Adams Street in Rochester, N.Y. on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. TySean Williams, a 15-year-old honor student, was shot and killed Nov. 6 at his grandmother's home when two armed men forced their way into her home. (AP Photo/Democrat & Chronicle,Carlos Ortiz )
New York State Troopers carry the casket bearing Trooper Ross M. Riley into St. Bonaventure University's Reilly Center in Olean, N.Y., Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013. Riley died Nov. 20, 2013, after falling from a ledge into a gorge at Letchworth State Park during high-angle rescue training, the kind that typically involves ropes and other equipment for rescues on cliffs and steep slopes. (AP Photo/The Buffalo News, Sharon Cantillon)
December 2013 News Photo of the Month

This Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013 photo shows Schenectady, N.Y., firefighters battling a 3-alarm fire that consumed 3 houses on Moyston Street on Christmas Eve. Two occupants were injured while escaping the flames including one who jumped out a rear window. (AP Photo/The Daily Gazette, Peter R. Barber)
December 2013 Feature Photo of the Month

The morning sun is seen rising through trees beyond a frosty window on Thursday morning, Dec. 19, 2013, in Guilderland, N.Y. (AP Photo/Times Union, Lori Van Buren)


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