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2014-04-17 12:26:27

WASHINGTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Jersey residents who were surveyed four months after Hurricane Sandy battered the East Coast of the United States in October 2012 expressed strong support for government policies to reduce the likelihood of severe damage from future hurricanes, according to a study involving 875 residents. Researchers also found, however, that only a small fraction of those surveyed--about one in five--were willing to contribute to a fund to...

2014-04-17 12:24:00

Locus' Solar Monitoring and Data Analytics Products are Purchasing Coop's Top Choice HOBOKEN, N.J., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Locus Energy, a solar monitoring and analytics company, has announced that it has signed an agreement with Amicus Solar Cooperative to be its preferred vendor of solar monitoring hardware, software and solar data analytics. Hoboken, N.J.-based Locus Energy was selected from among its competitors for its outstanding reputation with the cooperative's...

2014-04-17 08:31:45

Better Homes and Gardens Recognizes Industry-Leading LG Technology ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics' 4-Door French-Door Refrigerator with Door-in-Door® technology captured the coveted distinction as one of the "30 Most Innovative Products for 2014" by leading home and family special interest magazine Better Homes and Gardens: Kitchen + Bath Ideas. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110203/CG42292LOGO-d The annual 30 Most Innovative Products...

2014-04-16 23:17:03

Statistics revealed that 1.4 million crashes in New Jersey were linked to distracted driving, said a report. Wanting to help curb the number, Stisim Drive recommended to the public the driving simulation training. Jersey CIty, NJ (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Distracted driving has always been linked to various road accidents. In New Jersey, statistics showed that it was connected to 1.4 million crashes in the past decade, a post from nj.com related. In response to it, Stisim Drive suggested the...

2014-04-16 23:11:20

When Gotham MetalWorks took the challenge to restore the copper facing on the refurbished Hoboken Terminal, they knew it would be history in the re-making. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 When NJ Transit, the nation's largest statewide public transportation system, chose to restore New Jersey’s Hoboken Terminal, the task of the complicated metalwork restoration was ultimately given to Gotham MetalWorks. Gotham, a division of Extech Building Materials, the Newark-based company with...

2014-04-16 23:06:33

High rating based on the company’s strong balance sheet, leading market share and stable earnings. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (BCBSNJ) announced today that Standard & Poor’s (S & P), a leading provider of investment and credit opinions to global capital markets, has reaffirmed its financial rating of “A” for the company following its most recent review. The rating is based on the company’s strong balance sheet, leading...

2014-04-16 23:04:48

Cutting Your Cable Bill With The New Paper Antenna. Nutley, New Jersey (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Simple Antenna, a nationwide provider of digital indoor antenna’s, announced the debut of a new indoor digital antenna called the Paper Antenna. Most television viewers are looking to cancel cable without losing the opportunity to watch the top rated broadcast television shows and Simple Antenna hopes to be the solution. The Paper Antenna can receive the top rated broadcast stations...

2014-04-16 12:25:51

Dr. Sexton Served as Co-Editor and Technical Advisor for Newly Released Research on the Science Behind the Medical Benefits of Cannabis and Cannabinoids NEWARK, N.J., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inergetics, Inc. (OTCBB: NRTI), a leading developer of nutritional supplements, today saluted important new research on the science behind the medical benefits of cannabis and its active cannabinoids that Dr. Michelle Sexton, a member of its Scientific/Medical Advisory Board, helped author...

2014-04-16 12:22:07

Statewide contest encourages New Jersey high school students and teachers to become teen safe driving advocates NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey (BIANJ) is proud to launch the 4(th) Annual 'U Got Brains Champion Schools Program' - a contest challenging New Jersey high school students and teachers to develop fun and interactive campaigns aimed at educating teens about the importance of safe driving....

2014-04-16 08:28:23

Reference books have been connecting the legal community for more than 140 years NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lawyers Diary and Manual, LLC, the leading publisher of the legal Red Book directories for five states that are available in print, online and on the go, announced today several legislative and bar directory print publication anniversaries--with some going back more than 140 years. One of the diaries not acquired around this time period but in the...


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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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