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2014-08-22 23:09:03

The world famous Oaksterdam University is hosting a cannabis growing course at Bally's Casino in Atlantic City. The school, along with MarijuanaDoctors.com, will be educating local and neighboring residents on the newly proposed amendment aimed to expand New Jersey's medical marijuana program. Atlantic City, New Jersey (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 MarijuanaDoctors.com is proud to announce it is making a last minute summer trip to the Jersey Shore. In collaboration with Oaksterdam...

2014-08-22 23:05:23

IFNH and ChopChop join forces to help children lead healthier lives. Watertown, MA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition & Health (IFNH) at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey has joined forces with ChopChop Kids, an innovative children’s media organization, to educate young people about health and nutrition in a new partnership that will build on the strengths of both organizations. The partnership will encompass quarterly custom editions of...

2014-08-22 12:24:07

U.S. Team Competes at LG Cup 2014; Tournament Raises Profile for Female Athletes, Spotlights Opportunities and Achievements ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics, in partnership with the International Baseball Federation (IBAF) and the Women's Baseball Association of Korea (WBAK), will be the title sponsor of the LG Cup International Women's Baseball Tournament 2014, which starts Friday in South Korea....

2014-08-21 23:13:30

Dr. Lowell S. Kabnick, a vascular doctor in New Jersey, has found surprising examples of inequalities in health insurance guidelines for symptomatic varicose vein treatment, publishing the results of his study in a new journal article out this month. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, a practicing vascular doctor in New Jersey, has uncovered significant inequalities in health insurance guidelines governing coverage of treatment for symptomatic varicose veins....

2014-08-21 23:12:14

Raritan Bay Medical Center Executive Vice President and COO, Thomas Shanahan, CPA, recently announced the appointment of William F. Di Stanislao as Vice President, Operations for the medical center. Perth Amboy, NJ (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Raritan Bay Medical Center Executive Vice President and COO, Thomas Shanahan, CPA, recently announced the appointment of William F. Di Stanislao as Vice President, Operations for the medical center. In this role, Di Stanislao has responsibility for the...

2014-08-21 23:03:09

This is the second year of the “Back to the Boardwalk” sweepstakes. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Lauren Collura, a mother of two from Waldwick, N.J., is the winner of the 2014 “Back to the Boardwalk” Facebook sweepstakes. Lauren, her husband, and two children will enjoy a week-long vacation at a beautiful four-bedroom beachfront house in Lavallette beginning this Saturday. This is the second year of the “Back to the Boardwalk” sweepstakes. Last year, Horizon Blue Cross...

2014-08-21 08:34:57

Casio's Calculators Help Students of All Levels Gear Up for the New School Year in Style DOVER, N.J., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer is winding down, which means the school year is right around the corner! Casio America, Inc., a leader and pioneer in the education space, has developed and enhanced essential educational resources and technologies to spark student engagement in mathematics. With Casio's new line of color calculators, students and teachers can choose calculators...

2014-08-21 08:29:10

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Armada Health Care (Armada), the nation's largest specialty pharmacy group purchasing organization (GPO), is pleased to announce an agreement with Aurora Health Care (Aurora) to collaborate on a host of innovative specialty pharmacy patient program offerings. The new relationship will help Aurora deliver enhanced therapy management services to specialty patients via Armada's proprietary ReachRx Online Therapy Management (OTM) system....

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...


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
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'