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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.

2015-02-23 08:20:53

Connecticut, New Jersey and New York residents can enter for the chance to win a new Honda Civic NEW YORK, Feb.

2015-02-20 23:08:15

Push to Walk, a non-profit organization that provides individualized workouts and resources to people with spinal cord injuries and other forms of paralysis, will host their 6th Annual Casino

2015-02-20 23:01:45

A two-year grant from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation will allow Trenton Health Team to provide educational and training programs to healthcare professionals and educators to address adverse childhood

2015-02-20 08:26:52

SPRINGFIELD, N.J., Feb. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hudson Robotics, Inc introduced the new PlateCrane SciClops(TM) , at last week's SLAS 2015 Conference.

2015-02-20 08:24:23

CARLSTADT, N.J., Feb. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Jinpan International Ltd.

2015-02-19 23:00:59

Lifetime achievement award recognizes Madeline Marzano-Lesnevich’s contributions to advancing the development of family law and the profession, her community service, and her dedication to family

2015-02-19 12:31:52

Acquisition of high-end LED video display solutions company expands Panasonic's market reach, adds display fabrication capability NEWARK, N.J., Feb.

2015-02-19 12:28:20

SEABROOK, N.J., Feb. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Feb.


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
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.