Ellen Mottola

October Networking Breakfast – Sherry Hoffman’s State Farm Insurance

  The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association is sponsoring a Networking Breakfast on Tuesday, October 4th at  7:30-8:30 am, hosted by State Farm Insurance-Sherry Hoffman, 415 Geyser Road, Ballston Spa, NY 12020  Sherry has been a State Farm agent since 2003. Her office offers a plethora of insurance products – auto, homeowners, renters and… Read more »


September 2022 Newsletter

How does that old Frank Sinatra song go? “Autumn in New York, why does it feel so inviting?” Ballston Spa in the Autumn is the epitome of that song – our big glorious Maple and Oak trees that line so many of our streets turn to the many shades of reds, oranges and yellows. The air… Read more »


Sidewalks Replaced at Ballston Spa Cemetery

The Ballston Spa Cemetery is very pleased to announce the completion of its sidewalk replacement project along Ballston Avenue. This was a project two years in the making and it was finally completed in August. Anyone who had walked along the old sidewalk knows that it was in very poor condition, with broken sections, potholes… Read more »


September First Friday

|Restaurants  The Real McCoy Beer Company, open 5pm-10pm We make beers people like to drink. Unpretentious and Delicious  Wildhaven Bakery food pop-up | $1 off all drafts, 5-8pm | Trivia 7-9pm  28 Washington Street, Ballston Spa    Iron Roost, open 8am-2pm Make friends. Share stories. Eat waffles! 20% off all Roost-branded merchandise, 8am-2pm 36 Front… Read more »


August Membership Renewals, New Members + Adopt-a-Plot Contributions

  We had three new BSBPA Business Members and one Resident Member sign up in the month of August! Welcome, Sircle Home Inspections, Paint-n-Gogh, and Martin Crochet Co and Steven Miraglia!  We had Business Member renewals in the month of August – welcome back Mackenzie Fredrick-State Farm Insurance, BDB Paving and LaMarco Physical Therapy!  There… Read more »


5th Annual Wing Off

The 5th Annual Wing Off presented by Bailey’s Saratoga and Discover Saratoga returns this fall! This fun, family-friendly event will take place on Saturday, October 1, 2022. Event goers will have the opportunity to visit participating restaurants, try $2 wings and vote for their favorite! All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. A list of… Read more »


News from the Ballston Spa House and Garden Club

The Ballston Spa House and Garden Club is always looking for new members! Attend September’s Business Meeting.  Thursday, September 8th, 5:30-7:30pm, Brookside Museum. 6 Charlton St, Ballston Spa Program: Ikebana, the Japanese Art of Flower Arrangements, led by Club Member Cathy Hackert.  Ikebana, a practice that translates into “making flowers com alive,” is the centuries… Read more »


Friends of the Ballston Spa Public Library

The Friends of the Ballston Spa Public Library will present a program entitled “Explore Foraging”  Date: Saturday Sept. 24 Time: 10 a.m. to 11:30 Location: Community Room of the Ballston Spa Public Library. Cost: Free Presenter: Anne Best, master gardener, horticulturalist, Ballston Spa woman-owned businessperson for more than a decade.


Upcoming Events at the Saratoga County History Center

There are many fun events coming up at the Saratoga County History Center!    Miller’s Backyard BBQ Dinner at the Saratoga County History Center  The Saratoga County History Center will hold a drive-thru serving Miller’s Backyard BBQ Chicken and Pulled Pork dinners to go on Friday, September 16 from 3pm to 6pm at Brookside Museum,… Read more »


September News from the Ballston Spa Rotary Club

The Summer is coming to an end and the nice, cool Fall season will be here soon. We participated in the Village’s (much needed) Family Fun Day which was a great success and was well attended. The Rotary provided popcorn for the families and kids and were glad to see all the happy faces. Can’t… Read more »


September news from Community Emergency Corps

The Community Emergency Corps is excited in moving forward with our new building proposal located in Milton Town Center!   There is a public hearing scheduled for Wednesday September 14th at 7PM. We are happy to answer any questions by phone or in person at our current office during normal business hours. Our phone number… Read more »