New York’s Oldest Weekly Says Goodbye to Print

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By: Barbara Pinckney | The Business Review

The Ballston Journal—the oldest weekly newspaper in New York state—published its last print edition Dec. 21.

Angela McFarland, who purchased the 214-year-old publication from The Hearst Corp. in 2009, said increasing production costs, shifts in readership and declining advertising revenue all played a part in her decision to convert to a digital-only format.

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