Serving Ballston, Ballston Lake, Ballston Spa, Malta, Round Lake, Milton and Rock City Falls
The Ballston Journal Online is THE hometown subscriber news media for the Village of Ballston Spa, Town of Malta, Town of Ballston, Town of Milton, Rock City Falls and the Ballston Spa School District. We reach thousands of local residents on a daily and weekly basis.
Serving Saratoga County since 1798, it is the only local news source with a proud tradition of community journalism that has endured for 217 years making it one of the oldest news media in the country.
The Ballston Journal Online is written for and about the people who live in and around the 12020 and 12019 zip codes. It is a shop local, buy local platform that offers small to medium sized businesses local advertising, digital marketing, publicity, brand consulting, legal notice publications, copy writing..even event management from the historic local resource they depend on, and trust.
Owned and operated by five generations of family, the Ballston Journal became property of the Hearst Corporation on July 1, 1999 (CLICK HERE TO READ MORE>>>http://www.hearst.com/press-room/pr-19990701b.php) before it changed hands again in April, 2009 to Angela McFarland, a long-time Capital District media professional who was, at the time, publisher of several hyper-local direct mail publications. http://www.bizjournals.com/albany/stories/2009/04/27/daily3.html – See more at: http://theballstonjournal.com/business-directory/listings/the-ballston-journal-ballston-spa-news/#sthash.koXXwuUp.dpuf
McFarland is a 15-year Ballston Spa resident and life-long Capital District veteran. She has owned and published up to five additional magazine, direct mail media with hyper-centric community focus, spent six years with a national company that offered neighborhood advertising programs, dabbled in radio sales all after starting an unplanned career of small business advertising over 20 years ago with Columbia County’s Independent Newspaper.
The Ballston Journal is a respected supporter of The Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association , the Malta Business and Professional Association, the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Business and Professional Association and member of The Chamber of Southern Saratoga County.