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Community Corner: Class Reunion Information

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We will post information about Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake class reunions and activities here as we receive it. To send information, click here.

Upcoming Reunions

Class of 1968 Reunion, Oct. 5-7, 2018

Planning Meeting, June 8, 2017

The class of 1968 reunion will be held during the weekend of October 5 - 7, 2018. On Friday night we will meet at the Charlton Tavern in Charlton for a Meet and Greet. Activities are being planned for Saturday, Oct. 6, and that evening we will have dinner at the Hilton Garden Inn, Clifton Park, Exit 9 on the Northway. We chose that weekend as there will be other BH-BL school events. The Hilton Garden Inn will provide excellent food, easy parking and close proximity to comfortable, affordable hotels. The ad hoc committee needs the help of our classmates with the weekend activities, planning, getting the word out, and creating enthusiasm for this occasion. If you live locally, please join us at Carney’s in Ballston Lake on Thursday, June 8, 2017 for a planning meeting. If you are not able to join us, please contact us. We want to reconnect and, as many hands make light work, we welcome your time and thoughts. We would also like to be in touch with former faculty and staff who might like to join us. We know there is interest locally, across the country, and around the world regarding the BHBL Class of 1968 50th class reunion. We look forward to crafting a meaningful event. Please forward this to other classmates. We are working on a master list of contact information. Please contact and encourage classmates to contact Christine Santarcangelo Owen with contact information: dwn567@aol.com

Class of ‘68 Ad Hoc Committee: Danny Curran; Christine Santarcangelo Owen; Carolyn Pasley; Donald MacElroy; Billy Gordon, and Eileen Egan Mack

Class of 1967 Reunion, Sept. 22-24

The BH-BL Class of 1967 will celebrate its 50th-year class reunion on the weekend of September 22 - 24, 2017. For details of the weekend events, to request information, or to register, please write to the reunion committee at BHBLclassof1967reunion@gmail.com.

Class of 1977 to hold 40th-year reunion, August 2017

BH-BL Class of 1977 will be celebrating its 40th-year class reunion in August 2017. Please register on classreport.org to receive emails with details on the reunion events. To register, please go to: www.classreport.org/usa/ny/burnt_hills/bhblhs/1977/ There is no cost to register and the information is secure and will only be used by the reunion committee. Also, please tell any fellow classmates you know to register if they have not done so already!

Class of 1976 planning 40-year reunion, help needed

The class of 1976's 40 year reunion is being planned. Please see Facebook BHBL Class of 76. We need help locating class members and planning. Tentative date is mid-October. Check back here or on FB for more details. Contact Brian Lange (the instigator) at pbdlange@gmail.com and Carolyn (Beaudoin) Greenland at we3ski@epix.net to help.

 

Past Reunions

BH-BL Class of 1966 held it's 50th reunion, October 14 & 15

Dinner was held on Friday evening at The Terrace at Water's Edge Lighthouse. A tour of the high school was on Saturday morning, hosted by Principal Mr. Timothy Brunson. After the tour, a brown bag lunch was served in the cafeteria, while Town of Ballston historian, Mr. Rick Reynolds, spoke about the school district's history. Saturday evening was 'Casual Night' at Carney's in Ballston Lake, featuring The Rogues. It was a wonderful fall weekend filled with memories. Let's stay in touch! Keep your email address up to date by writing to: bhbl66reunion@gmail.com

Class of 1964 hosted reunion, Oct. 8

The Class of 1964 celebrated its 70th birthdays on Saturday evening, October 8, 2016 at the Blue Agave Restaurant, Crescent street, Saratoga, with classmate David Smith, owner, hosting. Contact persons: Susan Peck Stec, danstec&earthlink.net or Barb Ross Oberdieck at 518-371-7895 or boberdieck@aol.com.

Class of 1951 hosted 65-year reunion, Sept. 15 & 16

The class of 1951 held its 65th reunion on September 15 & 16, 2016, at the Community Room of the Burnt Hills Fire Departmet from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. They've also invited the classes of 1950 and 1952 to attend. Additionally, any local alumni from the classes of 1948, 1949 and 1953 were welcome to join. At the reunion, guests were treated to presentations by local members of the community, including Superintendent of BH-BL School District Dr. Patrick McGrath and Town of Ballston and BH-BL Historian Rick Reynolds. Questions? Please contact Ginny Mottolo, Class of 1951, 150 Dutch Meadow Lane, Apt. 232, Glenville, NY 12302. Telephone: 518-579-0414

Class of 1961 held reunion, Aug. 12 & 13

The BH-BL class of 1961 held a reunion on August 12 at Turf Tavern and a luncheon reunoin on August 13 at Fo'Castle Farm. Nancy Bellamy was the contact person, 399-8508.

Class of 1996 held reunion, July 16

The Class of 1996 held a 20-Year Reunion for Saturday, July 16, 2016. Please send contact info (including name, maiden name, address, phone, & e-mail address) to Julie (Hendrix) Brake at julie.brake@gmail.com. We will post details as soon as they are available.

Class of 1995 held 20-year reunion, July 25

To celebrate its 20-year reunion, the class of 1995 held a family picnic at Lakeside Farms Pavilion on Saturday, July 25 from 3 to 7 p.m. Follow this link to our class reunion website, where you can register for the picnic securely online: http://megansmithpa.wix.com/reunion

Class of 1975 reunion Aug. 15

BH-BL Class of 1975 will be celebrating its 40th year class reunion on August 15, 2015 at Lakeside Farms. An informal gathering will take place the night before (Friday) at the Pig & Whistle, 654 Saratoga Rd, Burnt Hills, NY (formerly Krystal’s). For more information, please go to: www.classreport.org/usa/ny/burnt_hills/bhblhs/1975/

20th Reunion of the Class of 1995, July 25 weekend

Planning is well underway for the 20th Reunion of the Class of 1995. Please save the weekend of July 25. Details to follow. Although a Facebook group will be established, and invitations will be sent out to as many of you as we are able to find on Facebook, e-mail communications are equally well recieved. Contact Megan (Ciani) Smith at megan.smith.pa@gmail.com. We look forward to seeing you in July!

Reunion planning for the classes of '69, '70 and '71

Planning is in the works for the 2015 reunion. Please hold the dates and plan to attend. The 2015 reunion will be held at the Clifton Park Elks Club (in Ballston Lake) the weekend of August 14-16, 2015. Details will follow as part of the invitation early next summer. Email will be the primary means of communication so if you read this and are interested in getting details on the reunion please send your name, class, email address and postal address to Dan Junior, juniordc24@gmail.com.

Class of 1985 Reunion, July 31, 2015

The BH-BL Class of 1985 Reunion will be on Friday, July 31, 2015 beginning at 8 p.m. at Carney's Restaurant for an informal gathering. There is no cost, and attendee's can purchase their own drinks and food. If you have any questions, contact Tim Sinnenberg at tsinnenberg@bhbl.org.

Class of 1965 Reunion, July 11, 2015

The BH-BL class of 1965 had a 50th Reunion on Sat., July 11, 2015, at the Waters Edge in Glenville. There was a "Meet and Greet" at the Charlton Tavern on Friday evening, July 10. On Saturday afternoon there was a tour of the high school, and lunch was served in the cafeteria. There was also a presentation by Ballston's Town Historian. All of these events were open to the classmates of the class of 1965 who preregistered. For further information contact Peggy Patten Albrecht at Palbrech@aol.com or Cindy Hall Oplinger at coplinger@nycap.rr.com.

Class of 1974 Reunion, Oct. 25

The BH-BL Class of 1974 celebrated its 40th reunion on Saturday, Oct. 25 at the Water's Edge Lighthouse in Glenville. Reservations were required. Additionally, on Saturday morning golfers were invited to Pioneer Hills Golf Course in Galway for a tournament. An informal gathering was held on Friday, Oct. 24 at Carney's Tavern in Ballston Lake. For more information, please visit http://www.classreport.org/usa/ny/burnt_hills/bhblhs/1974

Class of 1964 to celebrate 50th Reunion

The class of 1964 is planning its 50th reunion for fall 2014. People wanting information can contact  Barbara Ross Oberdieck at boberdieck@aol.com

Class of 2003 to celebrate 10-year reunion

The Class of 2003 will celebrate its 10-year reunion on Saturday, Nov. 30 at the Charlton Tavern in Charlton. Tickets are required and can be purchased at www.eventbrite.com/e/burnt-hills-ballston-lake-class-of-2003-reunion-tickets-8840461057

There is also a Facebook page for the event, which can be found at www.facebook.com/events/187375914750156/

Questions can be addressed on the ticket page or by submitting questions on the Facebook page.

The BH-BL Class of 1979 hosted 35th reunion

The BH-BL Class of 1979 held its 35th reunion, with a dinner party on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at the Water's Edge Lighthouse on Freeman's Bridge Road in Glenville, and a potluck picnic on Sunday, August 3 at the Saratoga Spa State Park/Ferndell Pavilion. For more information please contact Rose Keville at (917) 991-3774 or Sarah Morley at (518) 812-7100. Visit our facebook page "BHBL Class of 79 Reunion".

Class of 1984 to celebrated its 30th reunion

A 30th high school reunion for the class of 1984 was on the weekend of August 9, 2014. A variety of activities were planned. Please contact Gregg Schorr at bhblclassof1984@aol.com or (518) 424-2368 to update your contact information.

Class of 1951 celebrated its 60th reunion

The Class of 1951 celebrated their 60th Reunion on September 16 - 17, 2011. The group was at Lakeside Farms on Friday, Sept. 16 all day -- starting at 10:00 am, including a local history presentation by town of Ballston historian Rick Reynolds, luncheon, and ended with a chicken barbecue dinner. Saturday, Sept. 17 included a slide show on Saratoga's historic homes at the Town of Ballston library, followed by a dutch-treat luncheon at Karney's. For more information, contact Virginia (Jini) Bateholts Santos at jini.santos@yahoo.com  or Ginny Mottolo at (518) 882-6258.

Class of 1953 celebrated its 60th reunion

The BH-BL Class of 1953 is celebrating their 60th Reunion on July 14, 2013 Class members are hoping for the best turnout ever for a 60th Reunion party at the Vista at the Van Patten Golf Club in Clifton Park/Jonesville on Sunday, July 14. Click here for the class flyer and registration form with the details. You can also email Beverly Phoenix with questions.

Class of 1954 celebrated its 50th reunion

A 50th Reunion was held for the BH-BL Class of 1954 in 2004. If you are not already on the class roster, contact Marcia McIntyre Sosnoski, phone (518) 399-3233, or email mas3233@aol.com

Class of 1955 celebrated its 50th reunion

The BH-BL Class of 1955 held a 50th Reunion in 2005 and created a reunion booklet of photos. For information contact James Kehrer at jekehrer@msn.com or 23 Debbie Marie Court, Schenectady, NY 12309 or email to BHBL55@comcast.net

Class of 1959 celebrated its 50th reunion

Members of the BH-BL Class of 1959 enjoyed a great 50th Reunion in October 2009 Members of the BH-BL Class of 1959 gathered for a 50th Reunion on October 9 and 10, 2009, at the Brickyard and Manna's Restaurant in Ballston Spa. They also had a tour of the high school, which seemed to some to be twice as large as it was when they graduated so many years ago. You can contact reunion committee members for more information: Paulette Wigley Green  at eliz624@aol.com and Cliff Tryon a ctryon1@nycap.rr.com

Class of 1960 celebrated its 50th reunion

The BH-BL Class of 1960 enjoyed a 50th Reunion in July 2010. Four days of events were held July 16 - 19, 2010, beginning with an open house on Friday evening, brunch and a school tour on Saturday followed by an informal gathering Saturday evening, an all-day picnic and barbeque on Sunday, and a Lake George cruise followed by an open house at Bolton Landing on Monday. All 1960 models are invited to contact Peter Miller at petermil@aol.com  or Anni Colyer Wachtel at anni1942@msn.com  or Bob Davison at rdaviso1@nycap.rr.com for complete details.

Class of 1961 celebrated its 50th reunion

The BH-BL Class of 1961 enjoyed a Golden 50th Reunion in July 2011. Registration & reservation information was sent to everyone on the class mailing list. For information, please contact Jeannine Schmitt Dibb at jeannine.dibb@verizon.net  or (518) 399-1305, Erna Ormsby at (518) 399-1305 or Nancy Ross Bellamy at (518) 399-8508.

Class of 1962 celebrated its 50th reunion

The Class of 1962 celebrated their 50th Reunion on Sept. 14 - 16, 2012. Activities included an informal gathering on Friday night at Peddler's Pub in Clifton Park, a dinner Saturday night at Mallozzi's in Rotterdam, and an informal breakfast Sunday morning at the Cracker Barrel in Clifton Park. Suzanne Lathers Pohl is chair of the planning committee and can be contacted at slpohl4@nycap.rr.com Check our reunion webpage for the latest information, old photos and more at http://bh-bl1962.weebly.com/

Class of 1963 celebrated its 50th reunion

The BH-BL Class of 1963 celebrated its 50th Reunion weekend June 7 - 9, 2013. It began with a "meet-up" on Friday evening, and a tour of the high school and boat ride on Lake George on Saturday. For information contact Donna Coombs at coombsdonna64@yahoo.com  or Sandy Strong at jimsandy@mns.com.

Class of 1964 celebrated its 45th reunion

The BH-BL Class of 1964 held a 45th Reunion on the weekend of October 9 - 11, 2009. Events included a "meet-up" on Friday at Carney's Restaurant in Ballston Lake, a golf outing Saturday morning, Oct. 10, followed by the High School Homecoming football game, and a dinner at the Woodlin Club. The festivities concluded with a Farewell Breakfast on Sunday. For more information, contact Barbara Ross Oberdieck at 518-371-7895 or boberdieck@aol.com

Classof 1968 celebrated an unofficial reunion

Members of the BH-BL Class of 1968 held an Unofficial Class Reunion Potluck Dinner in August 2008, at Galway Lake. Contact was Molly (Gardner) Burgess at molly@redfusionmedia.com or (909) 798-7092.

Classes of 1969,70 and 71 celebrated a joint reunion

Members of the BH-BL Classes of 1969, 1970 and 1971 held a special joint reunion for members of all three classes in October 2010. Updated contact information can go to Dan Junior at juniordc24@gmail.com

Class of 1972 celebrated its 40th reunion

A fabulous 40th Reunion was held for the BH-BL Class of 1972 in 2012. The next class reunion will be in 2017. Anyone who has updated contact information or is interested in being involved in the planning class reunions, please contact Betty Cross at bcross01@nycap.rr.com

Class of 1974 celebrated its 50th reunion

BH-BL Class of 1974 Party In July 2006, Class of '74 members enjoyed a three-day "Nifty Fifty" Birthday Party to celebrate turning 50. To update your contact information or get other questions answered, drop the committee a line at bh74reunion@cs.com.

Class of 1975 celebrated its 50th reunion

Members of the BH-BL Class of 1975 enjoyed an Old Fashioned Pig Roast to celebrate turning 50 at the home of the Fetters in Galway in May 2007. Help is still needed to find classmates and people who attended school with us, and to update our class directory. If you know where we could find classmates, contact us at at bhclass75@yahoo.com.

Class of 1976 celebrated its 30th reunion

BH-BL Class of 1976 celebrated their 30th Reunion in July 2006. The festivities included a mixer at Carney's Restaurant and a family picnic and barbeque at the Clifton Park Elks Club in July 2006. For all the details, you can view the Reunion invitation here (pdf format). Also be sure to share your updated contact information with Jane (Blowers) Forner at janeeforner@hotmail.com or (518) 369-0519.

Class of 1978 celebrated its 30th reunion

30th Reunion celebrated by the BH-BL Class of 1978 Members of the Class of 1978 celebrated their 30th Reunion in November 2008. Class members should contact Leslie Greenough for more information at camples@aol.com

Class of 1979 celebrated its 30th reunion

30th Reunion held for the BH-BL Class of 1979 Members of the Class of 1979 enjoyed a dinner and party at the Water's Edge Lighthouse Restaurant & Inn on Freeman's Bridge Road in Glenville in August 2009, followed by a Sunday potluck picnic at the Saratoga State Park. Class members can send updated contact information to BHBL79@yahoo.com or call Rose Keville at (917) 991-3774.

Class of 1980 celebrated its 30th reunion

30th Reunion celebrated by the BH-BL Class of 1980 Members of the BH-BL Class of 1980 enjoyed a 30th Reunion weekend in July 2010. This included a Friday evening get-together at the then newly rebuilt Charlton Tavern, plus the main event on Saturday evening at the Water's Edge Lighthouse in Glenville. Please contact Maryann Maniaci at ruffiantowin@aol.com  or Vickie Weaver at vweaver@nycap.rr.com  for details and to be added to the class contact list.

Class fo 1981 celebrated its 25th reunion

25th Reunion held for the BH-BL Class of 1981 The Class of 1981 enjoyed a 25th Reunion get-together over the Columbus Day Weekend in October 2006. Contact Sam Capuano at (518) 587-1711 or wsamcap@aol.com with your updated contact information.

Class of 1982 celebrated its 30th reunion

 The BH-BL Class of 1982 celebrated their 30th Reunion on July 20-22, 2012. Class members gathered at the Good Times Restaurant on Ballston Lake Friday evening. Saturday evening featured dining and dancing at the Century House in Latham, and a family picnic was held on Sunday afternoon at Firemen's Grove in Ballston Lake. For information, contact Felicia Benson-Kraft at Felicia.Benson-Kraft@abc.com  or Penny Palmer Heritage at pennyh@nycap.rr.com

Class of 1983 celebrated its 30th reunion

The 30th Reunion of the BH-BL Class of 1983 was ugust 16 - 18, 2013. On Friday, 8/16 they held an Informal Meet and Greet at The Bayou on Rte. 50, Glenville (aka Froehlich’s). On Saturday, 8/17 they held a Family Gathering at the Clifton Park Elks Club, 695 Macelroy Rd., Ballston Lake, from 2- 9 p.m. And on Sunday, 8/18 they enjoy an informal gathering at the Saratoga Race track. Reunion Planning Committee members Renee (Rizzicone) Bott, 17 Linda Lane, Waterford, NY 12188; Monica (Frazer) Sandilands, 24 Witbeck Dr., Glenville, NY 12302; Dennis Pokrzywka, Dan Mertzlufft & Scott Germain.

Class of 1984 celebrated its 25th reunion

The BH-BL Class of 1984's 25th Reunion Class members gathered on the weekend of August 7 - 9, 2009 for a fun 25th Reunion. Class members are also asked to keep Gregg Schorr updated as to their current addresses and email by contacting him at bhblclassof1984@aol.com or (518) 424-2368.

Class of 1985 celebrated its 25 reunion

The BH-BL Class of 1985 celebrated their 25th Reunion for July 30 and 31, 2010, featuring Friday evening at Carney's Tavern and Saturday at the Saratoga Race Track. Please keep the reunion committee up to date as to your current address and email by contacting Kelly (Tersigni) de la Rocha at keldela@aol.com or Tim Sinnenberg at tsinnenberg@bhbl.org  or Pete Mesh at pmesh@wynantskillufsd.org .

Class of 1986 celebrated its 20th reunin

The BH-BL Class of 1986 held a 20th Reunion in July 2006. For more information, go to the class website to find out about classmates as well as reunions and other informal gatherings. Please point your browser to http://home.nycap.rr.com/bhblclassof86/index.html  or email Sean Gnat at bhbl1986@nycap.rr.com  if you have questions.

Class of 1987 celebrated its 25th reunion

Members of the BH-BL Class of 1987 celebrated their 25th Reunion on July 14, 2012. Classmates gathered at the Irish Times Pub & Restaurant on Phila Street in Saratoga. Please contact Gena Barney at: gbarney@san.rr.com  or go to the reunion Facebook page for info: https://www.facebook.com/groups/221156941271873/

Class of 1989 celebrated its 20th reunion

The BH-BL Class of 1988 20th Reunion took place in August 2008, at the Saratoga Race Track. Class members: please send your current address and email by contacting Andrea (Sinnenberg) Wanat and Michele (DeMatteo) Dill at bhblclassof88@yahoo.com  This will allow us to send you updated information.

Class of 1989 celebrated its 20th reunion

The Class of 1989's 20th Reunion 2009 took place on October 10, 2009, at the City Tavern in Saratoga. Please share any updated contact information with Sue Collett (McDonald) at susie@mcdmech.com.

Class of 1990 celebrated its 20th reunion

 The Class of 1990 enjoyed their 20th Reunion on Saturday, October 9, 2010 at the Saratoga City Tavern. Contact Kristi (Wojcik) Harrington at wojcik72@hotmail.com.

Class of 1992 celebrated its 10th reunion

The Class of 1992 held a reunion in November 2002 at Longfellows Restaurant, in Saratoga Springs. Organizers included Andy Pohl and Susan Ciani Casey.

Class of 1993 celebrated their 20th reunion

Please join us for the BH-BL Class of 1993 20th Reunion on Saturday, June 29, 2013 We'll enjoy a Family Barbecue and later an Adult Night Out.

Class of 1994 celebrated their 10th reunion

The BH-BL Class of 1994 celebrated their 10th Reunion at the Prime Hotel in Saratoga in 2004. Current addresses and info on class members are still needed. To keep your contact information up to date, please email it to: bhblreunion1994@yahoo.com.

Class of 1995 celebrated its 10th reunion

The BH-BL Class of 1995 celebrated its 10th Reunion with a December 2005 party at the Gideon Putnam in Saratoga Springs. Class members are asked to send updated contact information, including email address to bhbl1995reunion@yahoo.com

Class of 1997 celebrated their 10th reunion

Classmates enjoyed a great 10th Reunion in November 2007 at the Saratoga City Tavern in Saratoga Springs. Please email your questions or updated contact information to Kerri DiCaprio at italia619@aol.com.

Class of 1998 celebrated their 10th reunion

BH-BL Class of 1998 members celebrated their 10th Reunion on August 30, 2008. Class of 1998 members and their families gathered at the Saratoga Spa State Park for a picnic lunch, followed by a cocktail party at the City Tavern in Saratoga Springs.  Please send any updated contact information to Lauren (Heckman) Patterson, Dave Stender and Ryan Bond at bhbl98@gmail.com

Class of 1999 celebrated its 10th reunion

A summertime 10th Reunion party was held on July 17, 2009 at the Vista in Clifton Park. For more information, contact Heather McGovern at hmcgovern@bhbl.org

Class of 2002 celebrated its 10th reunion

Members of the BH-BL Class of 2002 celebrated their 10th Reunion in August 2012. Classmates gathered on August 4, 2012 at the Gideon Putnam in Saratoga for reminiscing, hors d'oeuvres, cocktails and dancing. Visit www.bhbl2002reunion.com  for details. Even if you can't make the reunion, please visit the "classmates" section of that website to let your classmates know what you've been up to.