Latest Point State Park Stories

2008-07-13 00:00:12

By Laura Van Wert Even before the pontoon boat "Anna Hubbard" reached the shore of the Monongahela River in Braddock, Alice Kauss spotted some things of interest poking out of the water. "There's some trash right there, waiting," she said.

Word of the Day
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.