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2015-02-25 12:21:55

Seven redeveloped Hudson shops, new Victoria's Secret enhance American Airlines terminal NEW YORK, Feb.

2015-02-25 08:32:25

Eisai Demonstrates Commitment to Patients with Rare Cancers WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc.

2015-02-24 23:15:09

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC (PER®), to Host Innovative CME Conference for Melanoma Specialists March 7 Plainsboro, N.J.

2015-02-24 23:11:41

Parnassah Expo, one of the largest B2B trade show and business conferences in the United States and the largest serving the Orthodox Jewish business community, will take place March 17-18 at the

2015-02-24 23:02:52

Live, Thirty-Minute, Streaming Event Will Showcase Product Design, Simulation, and 3D Printing of a Basketball and Hoop; Encourages Students to Consider Engineering as a Career Choice

2015-02-24 08:31:13

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2015-02-23 16:26:40

$1.52 million prize for Union County man represents the largest single payout in NJ regulated online gaming history JERSEY CITY, N.J., Feb.

2015-02-23 16:23:45

Projects Designed to Help Enhance Service Reliability and Meet Increased Demand for Electricity MORRISTOWN, N.J., Feb.


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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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Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.