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2014-08-21 08:24:17

Company reflects on business transformation milestones, looks ahead with confidence; NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This month marks the one-year anniversary of Panasonic Corporation of North America's move to Two Riverfront Plaza in Newark, into a state-of-the-art, newly LEED-certified office tower, and headquarters for the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation. The company has organized a "Celebrate Newark Day" for employees to enable...

2014-08-20 08:34:14

Chargers Compatible with iPhone, Android and Windows Cell Phones NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic, a global leader in rechargeable battery technology, announced today the launch of a new series of Qi-enabled Wireless and Portable Charger products compatible with iPhone, Android and Windows cellular phones. The Qi-enabled chargers are available now at www.panasonic.com. Qi (pronounced "chee") is a global standard created by the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) to...

2014-08-20 08:33:37

- New automated provisioning and management of cloud infrastructure enables CommVault customers to quickly adopt private, hybrid and public clouds OCEANPORT, N.J., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CommVault (NASDAQ: CVLT) today announced new Simpana® cloud management capabilities and Simpana Solution Sets designed to transform how companies of all sizes protect, manage and maximize the value of business information amidst a rising tide of data and compliance requirements....

2014-08-20 08:21:19

MAPLEWOOD, N.J., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Jersey Auto Retailers Unite campaign is a one-of-a-kind partnership between The Valerie Fund and franchised auto retailers to raise money and awareness of The Valerie Fund and highlight the incredible work auto retailers do in communities throughout New Jersey. To date, 177 dealerships have raised over $500,000 as part of the New Jersey Auto Retailers Unite campaign; almost 2000 have registered for our sweepstakes to win a free...

2014-08-19 23:11:21

The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the nonprofit organization of social work regulatory bodies in the U.S. and Canada, has been selected by the New Jersey State Board of Social Work Examiners as a Continuing Education Approval Entity effective with the licensing cycle that begins September 1, 2014. ASWB is now accepting applications for individual course approval. (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the nonprofit organization of social work...

2014-08-19 23:11:19

Rodents infiltrate human homes seeking shelter from the elements but these wild animals can bring deadly diseases with them. Atticare, insulation contractors in New Jersey, announced today a new deal designed to help. Secaucus, NJ (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 When the air begins to get colder, animals start their preparations for winter. Bears begin eating for hibernation, birds begin their long migrations south, and rodents search for shelter. Unfortunately for humans, rodents often find...

2014-08-19 23:01:02

Horizon to benefit NJ Golf Foundation while encouraging spectators to walk for fitness Paramus, NJ (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) and PGA TOUR pro Morgan Hoffmann are once again teaming up during The Barclays at The Ridgewood County Club to support a charitable cause through a Walking Challenge, and Horizon BCBSNJ will be getting spectators into the walking fitness spirit as well through a course challenge of their own. Horizon...

2014-08-19 16:30:23

HOPATCONG, N.J., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hopatcong Borough kicked off a major revitalization effort Monday with the groundbreaking of a 20,432-square-foot mixed-use building. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/137510 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/137509 "This groundbreaking represents the culmination of five years of talent, patience and persistence," Hopatcong Mayor Sylvia Petillo told a gathering of town, county and state officials and...

2014-08-19 12:32:38

PARAMUS, N.J., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) presented its week-long program, "Leading the Way in U.S.-Africa Investment" July 30-August 8, 2014. This series of events took place during the U.S. Government's U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, which aimed to strengthen ties with one of the world's most dynamic and fastest-growing regions, as well as to highlight America's commitment to Africa's security, its democratic development and its people. With...

2014-08-19 12:26:23

Seven Dates Confirmed, Beginning on November 29th, 2014 ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa is pleased to announce the addition of seven shows with Emmy and Golden Globe Award winning comedian Jerry Seinfeld, performing at Borgata's intimate 2,500-seat Event Center. Seinfeld will continue his series through 2016, with tickets on sale this Friday (August 22(nd)) for his first show scheduled for Thanksgiving weekend - Saturday, November...


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
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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