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2014-09-11 23:00:25

Dr. Nancy Elliott and Dr. Marcie Hertz receive Montclair Magazine’s 2014 Top Doctors recognition for breast surgery. Montclair, New Jersey (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Dr. Nancy Elliott, MD, FACS and Dr. Marcie Hertz, MD, FACS were recently selected as Top Doctors by Montclair Magazine, Montclair, NJ. Only 5 % of area doctors have received this prestigious honor. “I am pleased with this honor, and am especially gratified that it comes as we achieve 100% early detection of breast cancer...

2014-09-11 20:20:36

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has ruled unanimously that a New Jersey law that promoted construction of new power plants by subsidizing development of new generation in the state is invalid because it oversteps the state's regulatory authority. The judges ruled that the federal government has exclusive control over interstate rates for capacity payments to electric power generators. The New...

2014-09-11 16:22:44

Honored for 11th Time in the Past 13 Years AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) remains among the nation's leading utilities in promoting economic development, according to Site Selection magazine. This marks the eleventh time in the past 13 years the company has received this honor. In 2013, FirstEnergy helped attract more than $3 billion in third-party capital investment to its Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia and Maryland service areas that...

2014-09-11 12:28:39

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amerlux announces that the complete family of VARIETA architectural high performance, weatherproof LED Outdoor Floodlights designed to replace conventional outdoor fixtures, has been certified by the DesignLights Consortium (DLC) and added to its Qualified Product List, making it eligible for national utility rebates. Amerlux, a global leader in lighting innovation and design, developed VARIETA with an assortment of beam distribution...

2014-09-10 23:00:47

101 Mobility of North Jersey will be presenting and providing product information at this weekend’s Special Needs Expo of New Jersey Teaneck, NJ (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 WHAT: Catch 101 Mobility of North Jersey at the Special Needs Expo of New Jersey this Sunday. 101 Mobility of North Jersey is a local resource for mobility and accessibility equipment for long-term installation and short-term rentals. Owners Sonny Singh and Vin Bahuguna carry a complete line of stair lifts, patient...

2014-09-10 16:26:10

Patent Pending Skincare Ingredient Absorbs Harmful Light, Provides Barrier PATERSON, N.J., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to recent scientific evidence suggesting that High Energy Visible (HEV) light is harmful to skin, Lipo Chemicals, Inc. developed Liposhield®, a patent pending ingredient that acts as an "umbrella" to protect skin from the unhealthy effects of HEV light. While the risks associated with HEV light are often discussed in ocular terms, its potential...

2014-09-10 16:24:31

Treasure Hunt Offers Residents & Visitors Chance To Win $40,000+ In Prizes ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HarrahsCasino.com, the premier destination for online gaming, today announced the industry's first promotional collaboration involving land-based and online gaming operations in New Jersey. Beginning September 10 and running through September 30, HarrahsCasino.com will be hosting the Treasure Hunt, where anyone of legal gaming age and a resident or visitor of...

2014-09-10 08:36:50

Seeking KWN alumni and their stories to inspire today's KWN participants NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global technology leader Panasonic will celebrate the 25th anniversary of Kid Witness News (KWN), its signature video education program, during an awards ceremony in October at the Panasonic Corporation of North America headquarters in Newark, N.J. Over the past quarter-century, KWN has helped 170,000 school-aged children from around the globe develop their...

2014-09-10 08:36:47

BEDMINSTER, N.J., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GCAP, "GAIN" or "the Company") today reported certain operating metrics for the month of August 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130726/NY53647LOGO-a Retail metrics -- Retail OTC trading volume[1] of $183.3 billion, virtually unchanged from July 2014 and an increase of 48.8% from August 2013. -- Average daily retail OTC trading volume of $8.7 billion, an increase of 9.6%...

2014-09-10 08:30:57

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tyber Medical, a privately held medical device company focused on developing innovative orthopaedic and spine devices for private label opportunities, announces the initial rollout of its headless cannulated trauma screw system. During this initial rollout, Tyber Medical will make the new cannulated trauma screw system available to select private label partners and surgeon advisors. "The highlight of the trauma screw implant is the...


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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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