Latest Quarry Stories

2008-07-30 12:01:01

By Teresa Ann Boeckel, York Daily Record, Pa. Jul. 30--State police have cited seven people with trespassing at Funkhouser Quarry, the abandoned slate mine in Peach Bottom Township where swimmers have died in previous years.

2008-07-17 09:01:01

By Barbara O'Brien, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jul. 17--Cheektowaga residents, Buffalo Crushed Stone and town officials are waiting for decisions that will affect the quarry and the Como Park Boulevard area for years to come.

2006-06-03 09:11:26

Robust construction in parts of the West and a design trend toward stone in houses, commercial buildings and landscaping largely get credit for the surge.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'