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2014-09-10 08:36:50

Seeking KWN alumni and their stories to inspire today's KWN participants NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global technology leader Panasonic will celebrate the 25th anniversary of Kid Witness News (KWN), its signature video education program, during an awards ceremony in October at the Panasonic Corporation of North America headquarters in Newark, N.J. Over the past quarter-century, KWN has helped 170,000 school-aged children from around the globe develop their...

2014-09-10 08:36:47

BEDMINSTER, N.J., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GCAP, "GAIN" or "the Company") today reported certain operating metrics for the month of August 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130726/NY53647LOGO-a Retail metrics -- Retail OTC trading volume[1] of $183.3 billion, virtually unchanged from July 2014 and an increase of 48.8% from August 2013. -- Average daily retail OTC trading volume of $8.7 billion, an increase of 9.6%...

2014-09-10 08:30:57

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tyber Medical, a privately held medical device company focused on developing innovative orthopaedic and spine devices for private label opportunities, announces the initial rollout of its headless cannulated trauma screw system. During this initial rollout, Tyber Medical will make the new cannulated trauma screw system available to select private label partners and surgeon advisors. "The highlight of the trauma screw implant is the...

2014-09-10 08:30:23

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. and SAN DIEGO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. and Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) announced today that data from the Phase 3 clinical trial program for BELVIQ(® )(lorcaserin HCl) CIV will be presented at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians' (ASBP) 64(th) Annual Obesity & Associated Conditions Symposium taking place September 10-13, 2014, in Austin, Texas. "These data presentations continue to support Eisai's efforts to foster a greater...

2014-09-10 08:28:00

Florida, Texas, North Carolina, New Jersey and New York Lead as Top 5 States with Most Minutes Read in Summer 2014 NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Children worldwide set a new world record for summer reading by logging 304,749,681 million minutes in the 8(th) annual Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge (between May 5, 2014 and September 5, 2014), breaking the 2013 world record of 176,438,473 reading minutes. This summer, 7,334 schools, from across all 50 states and 29 countries,...

2014-09-09 12:29:13

NORTHVALE, N.J., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ADM Tronics Unlimited, Inc. (OTCQB: ADMT) is expanding its medical device design and engineering capabilities to service increased customer project activities and orders. The decision to expand was made following the near doubling of ADMT's revenues for the first quarter, ended June 30, 2014, of this fiscal year as compared to the same quarter last year. The expansion includes increasing its staff of engineers and the acquisition of...

2014-09-09 12:29:05

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PM Pediatrics, an award-winning provider of specialized pediatric urgent care, serving patients from cradle through college, will open its doors in Yonkers, NY on Monday, September 15. The new location is the second in Westchester County, joining PM Pediatrics of Mamaroneck, and the 12th overall in the New York Metropolitan area. The 5,069 square foot jungle-themed office is located at 2290 Central Park Avenue, and features on-site...

2014-09-09 12:24:42

Mario Barth Brings Back His Amazing Body Art Festival With More Tattoos, Celebrities and Entertainment! SECAUCUS, N.J., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- World-famous tattoo artist Mario Barth invades the Meadowlands September 12-14 with "Inked Out New Jersey," an annual convention that brings a unique mix of art, entertainment, music and more to New Jersey. The event is one of the world's largest tattoo conventions and takes place at Meadowlands Expo Center in Secaucus, NJ. On...

2014-09-09 08:39:15

HOLMDEL, N.J., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE: VG), a leading provider of communication services connecting consumers and businesses through cloud-connected devices worldwide, announces it has been selected to provide the communications functionality for the Dell Business Phone unveiled today. The Dell Business Phone powered by Vonage Business Solutions(TM) is offered through Dell Enterprise Mobility Management. It is a rapidly deployed, wireless carrier...

2014-09-09 08:38:06

Faster, less costly to implement by leveraging existing infrastructure; covers all OTC asset classes: Interest Rate Swaps, Credit Default Swaps, OTC Commodities, FX and Equities Transactions JERSEY CITY, N.J., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Matrix-Exzac, a global innovator in financial crime prevention and compliance, announces a cost-saving, custom-developed OTC Derivative Surveillance compliance and Position Monitoring (OTC-DS-PM) solution to help investment banks, asset management firms and...


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
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'