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 5/10/2017

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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Thanks to all the volunteers who made this year's Clean-Up Day such  a success!

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Local News 5/22/2017

Four firefighters injured after fire truck rolls over in Queensbury

QUEENSBURY — Four firefighters were injured Sunday afternoon after their fire truck rolled over on Clements Road, the Warren County Sheriff's Office said Monday. Members of the Bay Ridge Fire Department were returning from an emergency medical ser...

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