BALLSTON SPA -The village board voted on June 11 to provide members of the Ballston Spa Volunteer Fire Department annual recreational memberships to the local YMCA.
BALLSTON SPA – Kelly Busch, 59, of Ballston Spa won $1 million on a Mayhem scratch-off lottery ticket. She collected her prize in a lump-sum of $537,440 on Wednesday, May 30, in Schenectady.
BALLSTON SPA – The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association is requesting nominations for its 2018 Property Beautification Awards in Ballston Spa. The awards are given in recognition of the restoration, renovation, new build, and beautification efforts by homeowners and businesses, which have enhanced the Ballston Spa area within the past two years.
Update Tuesday, June 4 at 7 p.m. — Village Court Judge Michael Morrissey presided over the 6 p.m. court hearing for the dog attack that took place on McMaster Street on May 6. Counsel for both parties met before Judge Morrissey and a decision was made to adjourn the case until next month. More information…
BALLSTON SPA – The members of the First Baptist Church of Ballston Spa and Ballston Spa United Methodist Church are putting out a call for volunteers to help with the 2018 Ballston Spa Summer Lunch Program. The program has been serving the community for seven years by offering meals to the children of families in…
BALLSTON SPA – Family Fun Day, Falling Leaves Festival, the annual Easter Egg Hunt, Winter Festival and Swimming Under the Stars are out of the 2018-2019 fiscal budget unanimously passed by the Village Board on Monday, April 30. The new budget also included a 17% increase in property taxes.
CORRECTION 4/24/18: The Town of Milton IS picking up debris as of last week and was incorrectly reported as not providing the service below. We regret the error. Yard waste, brush and debris pickup by neighborhood municipality in the Ballston Journal coverage area is listed in a round-up below.
The Ballston Spa Village Board met on April 23 for the last time before the postponed budget vote that will take place on April 30 after unanimously agreeing to exceed the tax cap limit for the 2018-2019 fiscal year budget.
BALLSTON SPA – On Thursday, March 15 the Ballston Spa Elks Lodge #2619 presented a $1,000.00 check to Karen and Warren Jones, coordinators of the Ballston Spa Summer Lunch Program at the First Baptist Church. The program provides lunch to children in need during July and August when they are no longer able to take…
BALLSTON SPA – Television news and local media gathered at Ballston Spa’s VFW Post 358 on April 9 anticipating chaos due to the proposed 25.9 percent village tax hike.