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2014-09-18 12:27:52

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daniel P. Elwell, an accomplished advancement executive and sales and marketing professional, has been appointed Vice President for University Advancement at New Jersey City University (NJCU). He will also serve as executive director of the New Jersey City University Foundation, Inc. Mr. Elwell will lead NJCU's fundraising, communications and marketing efforts. He joined the University's senior management team on September 3...

2014-09-18 12:22:14

In a New Plymouth Rock Assurance Study, 99 Percent of New Jersey Drivers Report Witnessing At Least One Road Rage Incident; Company Offers Tips to Reduce Stress and Deter Aggressive Driving RED BANK, N.J., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Plymouth Rock Assurance has published the results of a new study revealing that virtually all drivers polled have witnessed provocative driving behavior or road rage in New Jersey. Behaviors reported include unsafe and aggressive driving sometimes even leading...

2014-09-18 12:21:57

SOUTH AMBOY, N.J., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The DCH Auto Group Charitable Foundation is pleased to debut a new public service announcement (PSA) video aimed at preventing texting and driving. "Remember When," the winning entry from DCH's teen safe driving awareness contest D3 2014 held last spring, is now on YouTube and the DCH Auto Group Charitable Foundation website and will be airing on cable systems in New Jersey, New York, and California beginning this fall. The PSA,...

2014-09-18 08:36:19

Casio's SLIM series of LampFree® Projectors Offer High Brightness and Low Maintenance DOVER, N.J., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From edge-of-your seat action movies to game-winning plays, the need for bigger and better home entertainment systems is growing. According to recent statistics from The Digital Entertainment Group, U.S. consumers spent $18 billion on home entertainment in 2013. To upgrade your home theater system in time for the busy fall sports and movies season,...

2014-09-18 08:24:29

WYOMISSING, Pa., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PennEast Pipeline Company, LLC, today announced that PSEG Power LLC, a subsidiary of the Public Service Enterprise Group, has joined the project to develop a 100-mile pipeline from Pennsylvania to New Jersey that will transport lower cost natural gas to homes and businesses. The PennEast Pipeline will run from Luzerne County in northeastern Pennsylvania to Transco's Trenton-Woodbury interconnection in New Jersey. The pipeline, projected...

2014-09-18 08:24:15

New Pipeline Construction Creates Energy Savings NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PSEG Power LLC, a subsidiary of Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (NYSE: PEG), today announced that it will become a member of the PennEast Pipeline Company, LLC, which is developing a 100-mile pipeline that will bring lower cost natural gas to New Jersey homes and businesses. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120830/MM62627LOGO The PennEast Pipeline is designed to provide...

2014-09-17 23:06:43

ApTask has been named one of New Jersey’s 2014 50 Fastest Growing Companies for the second year in a row. The award program is produced by NJBIZ, New Jersey’s premiere business news publication, and celebrates New Jersey's most dynamic companies who progressively contribute to the success of the state's economic growth and stability. Edison, New Jersey (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 ApTask has been named one of New Jersey’s 2014 50 Fastest Growing Companies for the second year...

2014-09-17 08:37:44

Panel Discussions to Focus on Sustainability Strategies for Small Businesses JERSEY CITY, N.J., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 200 small business owners and community leaders from across northern New Jersey will gather tomorrow (Sept. 18) at Saint Peter's University's Mac Mahon Student Center for a Sustainability and Small Business Summit, featuring a series of panel discussions with industry experts to educate small-business owners on how to make sustainability a part of their...

2014-09-17 08:35:57

New model is delivered in both private and public clouds, on and off premises MORRISTOWN, N.J., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Forge, a company introduced publicly to the market today, develops solutions that enable Service Providers to install, operate and manage Information Technology (IT) infrastructure that runs more reliably with higher performance. Unlike most "cloud" companies offering monthly billing for compute or server-based services, Red Forge solutions extend the...

2014-09-17 08:35:36

Value-Added IT Security Distributor and Encryption Technology Leader Offer Easy-to-Deploy, Intuitive Tools and Specialized Sales Support to Quickly Close Sales in Booming Market FLORHAM PARK, N.J. and GILBERT, Ariz., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DataMotion - an email encryption provider with more than 15 years of experience serving organizations that handle sensitive information - today announced a partnership with Envoy Data Corporation, a specialty distributor of IT security...


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
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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