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2015-05-20 08:23:02

Multi-year program will use technology and data to better manage vehicular traffic and improve roadway safety of New Jersey Turnpike and the Garden State Parkway ARMONK, N.Y., May

2015-05-19 23:10:51

CareOne Executive Vice President Elizabeth Straus has been selected as a finalist for the NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes awards program, recognizing individuals and organizations that make a significant

2015-05-19 20:23:29

First EMS in NJ Recognized for Gold Level of Service for Heart Attack Patients NEWARK, N.J., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University Hospital Emergency Medical Services

2015-05-19 16:36:50

Supporting all wireless standards, radio path replicator allows simultaneous testing of RF radios MOORESTOWN, N.J., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern OptX today introduced

2015-05-19 12:33:13

NEWARK, N.J., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Indianapolis Motor Speedway fans will experience the raw speed and intensity of the 99(th) Indianapolis 500 - up close and personal - courtesy of 20 newly-installed

2015-05-19 08:32:14

PRINCETON, N.J., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tickets are now on sale for events in The Princeton Festival's (www.princetonfestival.org)

2015-05-19 08:27:51

Eco Red Shield(TM) Protected Houses are Becoming the Norm for Some During the Sandy Rebuild VISTA, Calif., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc., (PINK: ECOB) announced

2015-05-18 23:02:08

Velscope® is revolutionizing dental screening for oral cancers and abnormalities. Scotch Plains, NJ (PRWEB) May 18, 2015 NJ Top Dentist, Dr.

2015-05-18 23:01:34

Dr. Gross is celebrating 36 years in practice. Scotch Plains, NJ (PRWEB) May 18, 2015 Serving the Parsippany, NJ for over 36 years, Dr.

2015-05-18 23:01:16

Cynthia Aureli has been named a YWCA Tribute to Women and Industry (TWIN) 2015 honoree. Newark, New Jersey (PRWEB) May 18, 2015 Cynthia Aureli, Director


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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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