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2014-11-18 08:28:21

Launch of World's First Suspended Climbing Play Space of its kind and Wallenda Appearance Highlight Family Fun Fitness Festival at Center JERSEY CITY, N.J., Nov.

2014-11-18 08:26:40

Golden Nugget Atlantic City adds second online casino to its Internet gaming permit JERSEY CITY, N.J., Nov.

2014-11-18 08:22:21

24 internationally and regionally acclaimed chefs--including four with Michelin stars--partner with OTG to deliver a culinary showcase NEWARK, N.J., Nov.

2014-11-17 23:07:44

Convenience store’s donation from “Dog Tag” sales to benefit military families. Whitehouse Station, NJ (PRWEB) November 17, 2014 QuickChek customers

2014-11-17 16:25:54

- PM Pediatrics of Springfield Marks 14th Location For Specialized Urgent Care Provider - LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Nov.

2014-11-17 12:32:04

- Leading cloud-based talent recruitment software provider ranks 18th on NJBIZ's 50 Fastest Growing Companies List - MATAWAN, N.J., Nov.

2014-11-17 12:21:42

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tidewater Inc. (NYSE:TDW) today announced the election of Richard D.

2014-11-17 08:36:43

BEDMINSTER, N.J., Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc.

2014-11-17 08:29:45

Ongoing Partnership Focuses Attention on Efforts to Prevent Premature Birth and Give More Babies a Healthy Start in Life EWING, N.J., Nov.

2014-11-17 08:21:35

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc.


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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
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.