Stories About the Area

Here are you will find interesting stories about Ballston Lake and the surrounding area.  Click on the link below to read or print the story.                                                                               

An Amusement Park on Ballston Lake?
By Town Historian Rick Reynolds
September, 2008


Naptha Launch


Ballston Lake A Tourist Destination


The White Beach from the air.

News & Events 7.14.17

SAFETY! SAFETY! SAFETY!

This summer we are focused on LAKE SAFETY!

Want to arrange for a Power Squadron "Vessel Safety Inspection"? Call Ellen Brown at  518 384-0015  for information.

 Download the NYS BOATER'S GUIDE HERE

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Local News 7.23.17

Video shows lengthy death of Albany County jail inmate

It took five agonizing days for Mark Cannon to die.His death spiral began at the Albany County jail when nurses for a private medical company brushed off the 24-year-old's severe neurological symptoms as heat exhaustion, instructing guards to give hi...

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