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2014-04-15 23:05:33

On Apr. 23, 2014, the Former Chairman and CEO of Intel Corporation will discuss the strategies nations can use to drive economic growth Hoboken, N.J. (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Dr. Craig Barrett, a renowned scientist, corporate leader and education advocate, will headline the President’s Distinguished Lecture Series at Stevens Institute of Technology on April 23, 2014. His talk, entitled “Economic Competitiveness in the 21st Century,” will examine how the addition of nearly 3 billion...

2014-04-15 23:03:28

NJ Sharing Network Marks National Healthcare Decisions Day by Celebrating Growth that is Quadruple the National Average New Providence, NJ (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Today marks National Healthcare Decisions Day, an initiative to provide clear information on healthcare decision-making to the public and health care providers. NJ Sharing Network utilizes the day to help demystify healthcare decision-making. Advance healthcare decision-making involves much more than discussing living wills; the...

2014-04-15 12:30:35

Federation Members to Protest College's Actions MAYS LANDING, N.J., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation's oldest and largest organization of blind people, and its New Jersey affiliate, will hold a protest at the Mays Landing campus of Atlantic Cape Community College (ACCC) on Thursday, April 17, from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM. Blind people from New Jersey and surrounding areas are gathering to protest discrimination...

2014-04-15 12:26:30

Talk Show Diva Returns to Hometown for Spring Fashion Shoot ASBURY PARK, N.J., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wendy Williams rarely does anything half way. So it's no surprise that she has taken over the April "Personal Space" issue of EDGE Magazine. The syndicated talk show host took EDGE Fashion Director Nadine Raphael on a tour of Asbury Park for a Spring photo shoot. Williams posed for the magazine cover and six interior pages at classic shore venues--and also sat down...

2014-04-15 12:26:14

LG's Award-Winning Accessory Line Adds LG TONE PRO - Now Available Nationwide ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bringing more choice to smartphone owners considering premium, mobile stereo headsets, LG Electronics - the makers of the acclaimed LG G2 smartphone, LG G Pad 8.3 LTE tablet and innovative curved LG G Flex - is shipping LG TONE PRO(TM) to retailers and mobile network providers nationwide. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140415/73186 "The premium headset...

2014-04-15 12:24:06

Strong earnings from transmission investment and performance of power operations NEWARK, N.J., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PSEG's chairman, president and CEO Ralph Izzo today told shareholders at the company's annual meeting that PSEG is investing billions in projects aimed at improving reliability, helping the environment and stimulating the economy. In addition, he detailed the company's plans to spend the next decade hardening New Jersey's energy infrastructure against...

2014-04-14 12:35:32

Consumers Urged by Genworth CEO to Discuss and Create a Plan for One of the Nation's Most Important and Pervasive Social Issues RICHMOND, Va., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 11(th) year, the Genworth (NYSE: GNW) 2014 Cost of Care Survey shows the cost to receive long term care services at home in New Jersey through a home health aide increased over the past five years. On a national level, the survey shows a dramatic increase in facility based care, such as an assisted living facility...

2014-04-14 12:27:47

Campaign Creates Awareness of Prescription Drug Option for Chronic Weight Management WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. today announced the launch of a new national television advertising campaign for BELVIQ(®) (lorcaserin HCl) CIV, an FDA-approved prescription therapy for chronic weight management. The advertisement will air on numerous channels including Lifetime, Oxygen and AMC. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-04-11 23:04:30

Dr. Richard Champagne, an innovative New Jersey cosmetic dentist, now offers his patients Fastbraces, an effective alternative to Invisalign. Morganville, New Jersey (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Renowned for his customized cosmetic dentistry care and innovative cosmetic restoration treatments, New Jersey cosmetic dentist Dr. Richard Champagne now offers the Fastbraces system as an effective alternative to Invisalign and other orthodontic techniques. What Is Fastbraces? The Fastbraces system is...

2014-04-11 23:04:06

Licensed Professional Counselors provide mental health and substance abuse care to millions of Americans. Cranford, N.J. (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 The New Jersey Counseling Association today announced that April is Counseling Awareness Month. Roughly one in four Americans suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year, and about one in five Americans experience a mood disorder such as depression at some point in the course of their life, according to the American Counseling...


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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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