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2015-05-11 16:23:39

MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) will be conducting an emergency readiness exercise this week to test the company's restoration process

2015-05-11 12:33:22

Building Is First Project in $400-Million Construction Plan for West Campus JERSEY CITY, N.J., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- New Jersey City University (NJCU) will hold a groundbreaking ceremony

2015-05-11 12:33:09

Governor of the microfinance organization recognized with prestigious award from NECO OAK BROOK, Ill., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Opportunity International is proud to announce that

2015-05-11 12:31:44

The announcement is made in the spirit of family, life and love to coincide with National Nursing Home Week LITTLE FALLS, N.J., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a week of celebration for Atrium

2015-05-11 08:30:54

HACKENSACK, N.J., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer patients have good reason to be more optimistic about the quality and effectiveness of their care in the near future.

2015-05-11 08:26:42

MOONACHIE, N.J., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- EarthColor will attend the 2015 Marcus Evans Pharma Marketing Summit on May 11 - 13(th) at the Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, Palm Beach, Florida.

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/ --


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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
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.