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 4/12/2017

Ballston Lake boat safety course news release to be re-distributed

The previously sent e-blast about the Boater Safety Course had an error. The following version is correct. Certification - by passing this 8 hour course - is mandatory for youth age 10 and up to operate a motor boat. Certification – by passing this 8 hour course - is mandatory for all (adults and kids over 14) who operate personal water craft (jet skis). Sorry for any convenience or confusion the error may have caused.

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Local News 4/26/2017

Judge declines to throw out Petersburgh PFOA lawsuit

A state Supreme Court justice has upheld a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of Petersburgh residents against a company blamed for polluting local water supplies with a toxic manufacturing chemical. In declining to dismiss the case against Taconi...

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