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2015-05-11 08:25:59

Company Revs its Engines to Serve as the First Destination to Offer the Highly Anticipated Line of Vehicles, Die-Cast and Plush from Fisher-Price WAYNE, N.J., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-05-11 08:24:50

MADISON, N.J., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Realogy Holdings Corp.

2015-05-08 08:27:30

SHENZHEN, China, May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mindray Medical International Limited ("Mindray", NYSE: MR), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices worldwide, announced

2015-05-08 08:26:24

Free to play baseball contest offers 16 weeks of entertainment with weekly prizes and two season long winner prizes LAS VEGAS and EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-05-07 23:07:35

Worldwide Supply proud to again be recognized as a top New Jersey employer for its continued commitment to employee satisfaction. (PRWEB) May 07, 2015

2015-05-07 23:03:28

PER’s Annual School of Breast Oncology® to be recognized at the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions Industry Summit. PLAINSBORO,

2015-05-07 23:01:48

Walmart providing more than $80,000 in funding; Stevens Institute of Technology to host training in a new STEM program for 10 New Jersey Boys & Girls Clubs. Hoboken,

2015-05-07 23:01:20

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $632,000 scholarship grant to Stevens Institute of Technology to help fund liberal arts graduates in the software engineering (SwE) master’s

2015-05-07 20:27:54

CLIFTON, N.J., May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comodo organization, a global innovator and developer of cybersecurity solutions, today announced that TransAct, one of the nation's leading association

2015-05-07 12:36:46

eneloop Batteries reach ten-year anniversary powering flashlights, cameras and other and other active lifestyle equipment COLUMBUS, Ga.


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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.