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“Ballston Spa-Village of Friends” Apparel Fundraiser

  The BSBPA is excited to be partnering with the talents of Nourish Designs (Mandala artwork and T-shirt selection) and T-Shirt Graphics (printing and online sales management) to create apparel with this unique Ballston Spa design that features our celebrated village motto “Village of Friends”. The Mandala symbolizes that we are a community that supports… Read more »


September 2020 Newsletter

It’s been a highly unusual summer and as we start to transition into fall, we are still having to manage with the effects of COVID in our lives.  For the BSBPA, one of the biggest consequences has been the cancellation of this year’s “The Way We Were” Car Show in October.  Although it is very… Read more »


“The Way It Is” Virtual Car Show

Due to COVID 19 and restrictions on mass gatherings, “The Way We Were” Car Show has been cancelled for 2020. Thank you for your support and we’ll see you October 10, 2021.  However, we’ve come up with a way to still enjoy some great cars! To celebrate and showcase the many fine classic and custom… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting for Ballston Spa Cemetery New Columbarium

  On Saturday, September 19, members of the BSBPA board joined with Ballston Spa deputy mayor Noah Shaw, Ballston Spa Village Cemetery Association president Bill Curtis and members of his board to mark the addition of a new granite columbarium to the historic cemetery. The 60 niche columbarium in the recently opened Section ‘G’ in… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting at Ballston Spa Deli Sunoco

  “A little rain” didn’t stop the festivities as the BSBPA and local officials held a ribbon cutting today celebrating the grand opening of the Ballston Spa Deli/Sunoco with owner Dimple Singh and his staff. The deli was hopping and the gas pumps busy with customers! The newly renovated convenience store features Boar’s Head deli… Read more »


August 2020 Newsletter

Our 2020 Summer may not feel quite like those in the past, but August brings a return to a couple of family favorite events, the Concerts in the Park and Outdoor Movies.  Both require a bit more cooperation on everyone’s part to be able to take place safely–read more about it here. Thanks to the… Read more »


Southern Adirondack Independent Living-Ballston Spa Location Re-opens

We’re back! Sort of…having been deemed essential workers we never really stopped working. Since mid March the Ballston Spa physical location of Southern Adirondack Independent Living (SAIL) Center has been closed to the public during the COVID shutdown implemented by Governor Cuomo. We all have been working remotely assisting our consumers who needed assistance during… Read more »


Community Art Project Honoring First Responders

From Artist and Community Art coordinator Mark Blech: Thank you all for participating in Ballston Spa BLOOMS!   The banners and birdhouses look GREAT in the village!   We’re starting a new community arts program to honor the First Responders in our community who keep our village safe and protected. The program includes new banners… Read more »


July 2020 Newsletter

Downtown Ballston Spa is back!  As the Capital Region enters Phase 4 of re-opening in this  COVID-19 “new normal”, our village is gradually and safely bringing back in-person dining and shopping.  Read more about it in this issue.  Plus, information about the Ballston Spa Farmers’ Market, upcoming summer events, along with Association news (meet our… Read more »


2020 Ballston Spa Beautification Awards

The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association is requesting nominations for its 2020 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 2 years.  This year’s awards will again… Read more »


Ballston Spa Downtown Reopening

  Downtown Ballston Spa is Back! On June 19, to celebrate the return of in-person dining and shopping to the downtown area, BSBPA board members Sandy Hassfurter, Christine Kernochan, Kelly Ostrander, Kathi Leigh, Donna Martin, Bernadette VanDeinse  and executive administrator Ellen Mottola were joined by Mayor Larry Woolbright, Milton Supervisor Benny Zlotnick, NYS Senator Jim… Read more »


Front Street-Outdoor Dining and Shopping

Announcement from the Village of Ballston Spa: PUBLIC NOTICE OF STREET CLOSING AND NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN On Monday June 8 the Village Board approved the temporary closing of Front Street between Bath Street and Low Street in order to allow Village businesses in that block to expand their operations across the sidewalk and into the… Read more »