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2015-03-13 23:05:48

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has decided to reopen Hurricane Sandy claims that were recently filed by over 141,000 New Jersey homeowners who were effected by the disaster.

2015-03-13 23:04:47

Art aficionados and individuals looking to enjoy a fun night out in support of community health will want to attend Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation’s 18th Annual Art Show “Inspirations

2015-03-13 12:29:32

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives WASHINGTON, March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids in New Jersey will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 18 as they join

2015-03-13 08:30:29

Casio's Graphing and Scientific Calculators Offer a Comprehensive Feature-Set Ideal for Tackling Tough Equations DOVER, N.J., March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pi Day is an annual holiday

2015-03-13 04:22:49

Respected provider QueenBeeTickets.com is prepared for scores of dedicated fans looking for Shania Twain Prudential Center tickets during today's public onsale.

2015-03-12 23:02:39

A Stevens education continues to offer a very high return on investment, ranking 3rd-best among 1,223 U.S.

2015-03-12 12:30:24

SEABROOK, N.J., March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seabrook House confirms today that both Elements Behavioral Health, Inc.

2015-03-12 12:29:17

JERSEY CITY, N.J., March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Jersey City University is among the initial donors to "52 Reasons to Love a Vet," a non-profit project launched recently by the

2015-03-12 12:23:50

Work Scheduled in 60 Municipalities During March MORRISTOWN, N.J., March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) plans to trim trees in 60 municipalities during

2015-03-12 12:23:43

Inaugural event in Atlantic City, NJ will unite the most well-respected organizations in the energy and healthcare industries to revitalize the healthcare environment ASBURY PARK, N.J., March


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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
quotha
  • Forsooth! indeed! originally a parenthetical phrase used in repeating the words of another with more or less contempt or disdain.
The word 'quotha' is an alteration of 'quoth he'.
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