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2014-10-07 23:00:37

Push to Walk, a non-profit organization that provides individualized workouts and resources to people with spinal cord injuries and other forms of paralysis, is proud to announce that Darren Templeton will be speaking at Ramapo College of New Jersey’s “Pushing the Limits in Sports” event in honor of Disability Awareness Month. Riverdale, NJ (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 On Wednesday, October 8, 2014 from 7-8:30 pm, in the Alumni Lounges at Ramapo College, 505 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah,...

2014-10-07 16:24:30

Dr. Richie Lin of Short Hills, NJ is ranked among the top physicians in the nation based on patient reviews. SHORT HILLS, N.J., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vitals is pleased to announce that Dr. Richie Lin has been honored with the prestigious 2013 Compassionate Doctor Award. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141007/150707 The accolade, which recognizes physician excellence, is given only to doctors who receive outstanding patient reviews throughout the calendar...

2014-10-07 12:23:19

New Sesame Street Resources Seek to Help Families Develop an Emergency Plan Together NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2013, more than 85 nationally declared emergencies including hurricanes, tornados, floods and fires were recorded, and yet, according to a national survey, 60% of families in the U.S. do not have any emergency plan. In response, Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind Sesame Street, has partnered with PSEG Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Public...

2014-10-07 08:36:55

HOLMDEL, N.J., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE: VG) today announced that the Company has appointed Alan Masarek as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors, effective November 6, 2014. Mr. Masarek will take part in an orderly leadership transition through his start date. Marc Lefar will retire as CEO and from the Board of Directors effective November 5, 2014. Mr. Masarek joins Vonage from Google, Inc., which acquired his prior company,...

2014-10-07 08:27:11

NJBIZ Honors New Jersey's Top Businesses and Business Leaders TOMS RIVER, N.J., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yashi, an industry leader in location-focused online video advertising technology, has been named a finalist in the Business of the Year (1-50 Employees) category in the 2014 NJBIZ Business of the Year awards program. The award program, produced by NJBIZ, New Jersey's premier business news publication, is presented by EisnerAmper LLP and sponsored by Comcast Business. "We're...

2014-10-07 08:24:46

Full-Service Digital and Multi-Channel Marketing Offerings Will Enable Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Consumer Health, and Medical Device Companies to Enhance Time-to-Market, Drive Growth, and Provide Compelling Customer Experiences TEANECK, N.J., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) today announced it has acquired Cadient Group, a full-service digital marketing agency that serves a broad spectrum of life sciences companies in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, consumer...

2014-10-06 23:07:27

Beatriz Manetta, President and CEO of Argent Associates, Inc., will speak at The Stillman School of Business and The Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute's "Integrity & Professionalism Convocation" on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 6:30pm at the University's South Orange Campus. South Orange, NJ (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 The Convocation will be held in the Jubilee Hall Auditorium (400 South Orange Ave., South Orange, NJ), with a reception immediately following. With over...

2014-10-06 23:03:57

America’s SBDC New Jersey (NJSBDC) announces a new partnership with Ramapo College of New Jersey. The NJSBDC, serving Bergen County and hosted by Bergen Community College, has a new affiliate office at Ramapo College of New Jersey’s Anisfield School of Business Newark, NJ (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 America’s SBDC New Jersey announces a new partnership with Ramapo College of New Jersey. The NJSBDC, serving Bergen County and hosted by Bergen Community College, has a new affiliate...

2014-10-06 23:02:34

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi today announced the availability of the free Union County Votes iPhone and Android mobile applications. Purple Forge, the leading provider of mobile applications to municipal and county election bureaus in North America provided the service to support the rapid delivery of the mobile applications. Elizabeth, New Jersey (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Today, Joanne Rajoppi, the Union County Clerk released iPhone and Android applications to improve the mobile...

2014-10-06 12:32:25

The New Jersey State Library to Implement Career Online High School, a product of Gale, part of Cengage Learning TRENTON, N.J. and FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Several public libraries throughout New Jersey are offering residents the opportunity to earn accredited high school diplomas and credentialed career certificates through Career Online High School, a program brought to libraries by Gale and arranged locally through the New Jersey State Library (NJSL), an...


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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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