About The Slippery Rock Gazette

The Slippery Rock has become the most widely read stone trades newspaper in the United States, mailed directly to businesses and individuals working in the stone and associated trades.

For advertising rates, contact the Publisher at 800-575-4401,  , or fax your request to 800-915-5501. Explore our website for more information, and to view and download back issues of the Slippery Rock Gazette®.

Please fax subscription requests and address changes to attn: Larry Hood, 800-915-5501 or email address updates to

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Rich Hassert Publisher
Larry M. Hood Editor/Design Director
G. William Brown Graphic Designer
Steve Bussell Technical Advisor
Aaron J. Crowley Stone Industry Consultant
Joel Davis Special Correspondent
Frederick M. Hueston Stone Care Consultant
Carmen Ghia Foreign Affairs Departmen
Sharon Koehler Artistic Granite & Tile
Rufus B. Leakin Guru of Folklore
Peter J. Marcucci Feature Contributor
Bob Murrell Restoration Consultant
Sarah Rohr Special Contributor
Anne Tenna Human Resources Dept.
Sam Venable Ironic Humor Dept.
Jodi Wallace Special Contributor
Boomer Winfrey Varmint County Correspondent