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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,...

2014-08-27 12:24:00

Transmission upgrades responsible for creating 6,000 jobs annually from 2011-2021 NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From 2011 to 2021, Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) investments in New Jersey's electric transmission network will be a powerful stimulant of the state's economy, according to an analysis by Rutgers University. The report, released today, concludes the company's 10-year, $8.1 billion transmission investment program will support 6,000 jobs annually --...

2014-08-27 08:27:34

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tris Pharma, a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative drug delivery technologies, today announced that it has been selected as an award winner in the New Jersey Business & Industry Association's 2014 Awards for Excellence competition in the Business Expansion category. Finalists were selected by an independent panel of judges from SCORE (Counselors to America's Small Business) and NJBIA member...

2014-08-26 23:02:21

Top New Jersey physical therapy clinic, Raritan Physical Therapy, is pleased to announce the release of a new video detailing the successful working relationship between Raritan’s famed trainer Ivan Candelaria and the Cincinnati Bengals’ Mohamed Sanu. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 When Cincinnati Bengals’ wide receiver Mohamed Sanu met the most sought-after sports rehab specialist in the Northeast, Ivan Candelaria, it was a defining moment for both of them. Now that training...


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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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