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Laugh Lines Book CoverDeadlines, Headlines & Porcupines: The Laugh Lines Behind the Bylines

By Ann Hauprich
With illustrations by Steve Nease

Dedicated to my FUNderful parents, Donald & Audrey Hauprich, who built a home for their 10 children on a firm foundation of faith, hope, love & laughter and to my three daughters, Tara, Marietje & Kiersten, who humored me each time I cried: “Someday we’ll look back on this and laugh.”   

Ballston Spa: Legacies UnlimitedBALLSTON SPA: LEGACIES UNLIMITED - The Way We Were, The Way We Are, The Way We Hope to Be

"Preserving the past & present for future generations" is the goal of Ballston Spa: Legacies Unlimited (Peckhaven Publishing, 2009).

Subtitled The Way We Were, The Way We Are, The Way We Hope To Be, the limited edition book by seasoned journalist Ann Hauprich, photographer Antonio Bucca and Village History Consultant Maurice “Christopher” Morley consists of nearly 300 pages – 24 of them featuring full process color photographs.

The 8.5” x 11” volume is designed to increase awareness of – and pride in – Ballston Spa’s heritage as well as all that it has to offer residents, businesses and visitors today. Bonus chapters and video clips can also be enjoyed on the book’s web site (

Bonus chapters by Hauprich – who is the author of Deadlines, Headlines & Porcupines: The Laugh Lines Behind the Bylines (2006) and Ballston Spa: The Way We Were, The Way We Are (2007) -- can also be found on

Made possible in part by the generous sponsorship of Ballston Spa National Bank, Ballston Spa Veterinary Clinic, Community Emergency Corps, Cunningham’s Ice, Joanne’s Dance Center, Our Towne Ballston Spa, The Medbery Inn & Spa, Pompa Bros., Inc., Stewart’s, VFW Post 358 and a host of community-minded individuals, the volume includes hundreds of Then & Now images spanning two centuries.
Please visit for more information or to order your copy of this exciting new book.
The Way We Were, The Way We AreBALLSTON SPA: The Way We Were, The Way We Are

Incorporated in 1807, Ballston Spa contains a treasure trove of inspiring human interest stories and spectacular images just waiting to be shared with contemporary readers and those of future generations.

This 8.5" X 11" 374-page literary labor of love by seasoned journalist Ann Hauprich and photographer Michael L. Noonan is SOLD OUT, but a second printing or digital release of the book is being considered.

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Copyright 2006 Ann Hauprich - All rights Reserved.
P.O. Box 336 • Ballston Spa, NY 12020
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