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2014-08-30 23:00:31

New Jersey’s trusted air duct cleaning service, NJ Duct Cleaning, has now expanded its services to Nutley, NJ. Union, NJ (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Residents in Nutley, NJ have a new place to turn for improving the air quality in their homes. NJ Duct Cleaning is now providing vent cleaning and dry duct cleaning services in Nutley and Princeton, NJ. The indoor air specialists at NJ Air Duct Cleaning are experienced professionals who specialize removing any contaminants which can be found in...

2014-08-29 08:26:37

TEANECK, N.J., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH), a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, today announced that senior management will present at the following investor conferences: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110329/NY67603LOGO Citi 2014 Global Technology Conference -- Date: Wednesday, September 3, 2014 -- Time: 2:00 PM ET -- Presenter: Karen...

2014-08-28 23:12:52

National Nonprofit invites all to walk/run in honor of military. Holmdel, NJ (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Registration is now open for the second annual New Jersey Run For The Warriors® in Holmdel, New Jersey on Sunday, October 19, 2014. This unique road race will take place at the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial adjacent to the Vietnam Era Museum & Educational Center at the PNC Bank Arts Center. All proceeds of the event will benefit Hope For The Warriors®, a national...

2014-08-28 23:03:13

For the second consecutive year, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey has been named one of the 50 Best Companies for Latinas in the LATINA Style 50 Report. Newark, New Jersey (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 For the second consecutive year, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey has been named one of the 50 Best Companies for Latinas in the LATINA Style 50 Report. LATINA Style Magazine identifies and recognizes companies that provide the best career opportunities for Hispanic...

2014-08-28 16:26:32

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) and Uber have joined forces to ensure Budweiser Made in America Festival attendees arrive home safely this weekend. Uber, a mobile technology company that connects riders with drivers at the tap of a button, is offering all new Uber users a free ride of up to $20, using the promotional code BMIAPHL during the festival to promote their "Safe Rides" initiative....

2014-08-28 12:33:11

The Original Inventor of the "Smartwatch" Celebrates Timepiece Milestones in 2014 DOVER, N.J., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The wearable technology industry is here to stay with smartwatches and fitness trackers migrating from geek to chic. In the midst of this market shift, one company has remained focused on its mission to deliver innovative and stylish timepieces that provide smart functionality. With a product portfolio consisting of more than 4 models of Bluetooth-enabled...

2014-08-27 23:08:41

Catalent, the leading global provider of advanced delivery technologies and development solutions for drugs, biologics and consumer health products, today announced that it is collaborating with privately held Australian biomarker research company, Minomic International Limited, to develop MIL-38, an antibody drug conjugate (ADC) for prostate cancer therapy. Under the agreement, Catalent will initially produce the antibody for a clinical study with a view to larger scale production subject...

2014-08-27 23:04:17

An impressive slate of national and state speakers will headline the first of a series of solution-based Resilience Workshops that link resilience to competitiveness; preparedness to prosperity and motivate companies and communities to think it terms of shared outcomes and collaborative solutions. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 An impressive slate of national and state speakers will headline the first of a series of solution-based Resilience Workshops that link resilience to...

2014-08-27 23:01:51

Morgan Hoffmann turned in a spectacular top-10 finish at The Ridgewood County Club during The Barclays into an opportunity to raise $7,500 for charity through the Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBNSNJ) Walking Challenge. Neward, NJ (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 New Jersey’s own Morgan Hoffmann turned in a spectacular top-10 finish at The Ridgewood County Club during The Barclays – and thanks to finishing high on the leader board in each of the tournament’s four...

2014-08-27 12:26:27

FORT LEE, N.J., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global communications firm Steinreich Communications Group, headquartered in Fort Lee, NJ, was recognized by leading trade publication PR Week in its 2014 Career Guide profiling the company's founder and his daughter. The story focused on the importance of training in young public relations professionals. Steinreich Communications stood beside the world's largest public relations firm, Edelman and the Pforzheimers. In the article,...


Latest New Jersey Reference Libraries

Jersey Devil
2013-11-04 10:48:27

The Jersey Devil is a creature in folklore that dates back to early Native American legends. It is claimed to roam the area in Southern New Jersey around the Pine Barrens. But, reported sightings, especially in the early 1900s, have been from all over New Jersey. Descriptions of the creature vary, but the most common is that it has the head of a goat, kangaroo-like body, bat-like wings, horns, small arms, clawed front hands, hooves on the rear legs, and a forked tail. The origin of this...

2012-06-14 08:05:08

Symbol: VACA6 Group: Dicot Family: Ericaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:MA, NH, NJ Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

muto_001_pvd
2012-06-15 03:47:48

Symbol: MUTO Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   SPTO7 Sporobolus torreyanus (Schult.) Nash Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:DE, NJ, NY, TN Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants...

2012-06-15 06:18:17

Symbol: JUCA2 Group: Monocot Family: Juncaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:NJ, VA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering...

Stag-Moose, Cervalces scotti
2012-05-11 12:12:45

The stag-moose (Cervalces scotti) is also known as the stag moose and was actually a deer that resembled a moose. It resided in North America during the Pleistocene era. Its range included New Jersey and Iowa, reach north from Arkansas to Southern Canada. It inhabited wetlands in these areas. This animal had long legs, a head resembling an elk, and huge, complex antlers. The stag-moose became extinct during the mass extinction of large mammals that occurred in the last Ice Age on North...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'