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2014-09-04 12:26:33

NJ NATIVE SAYS "NEWARK BEARS" ARE VITAL TO DOWNTOWN REBIRTH AND REGIONAL ECONOMIC HEALTH FAIRFIELD, N.J., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleBrands President and CEO AJ Khubani, who is widely considered the leader in the nation's $350 billion "As Seen on TV" industry, said today that he was exploring a bid to bring minor league baseball back to Newark and reopen a downtown stadium that has laid dormant since the Bears stopped playing in 2013. Khubani said recent stories about the...

2014-09-03 08:30:55

NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WNET, parent company of New York's public television stations THIRTEEN and WLIW21 and operator of NJTV, announced the appointment of Andy Halper to the position of Director of Content Distribution. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131218/DC35560LOGO In this position, Halper will look for distribution and co-production opportunities for WNET's current programming and find ways to distribute the public media provider's rich and...

2014-08-21 23:03:09

This is the second year of the “Back to the Boardwalk” sweepstakes. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Lauren Collura, a mother of two from Waldwick, N.J., is the winner of the 2014 “Back to the Boardwalk” Facebook sweepstakes. Lauren, her husband, and two children will enjoy a week-long vacation at a beautiful four-bedroom beachfront house in Lavallette beginning this Saturday. This is the second year of the “Back to the Boardwalk” sweepstakes. Last year, Horizon Blue Cross...

2014-08-21 08:24:17

Company reflects on business transformation milestones, looks ahead with confidence; NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This month marks the one-year anniversary of Panasonic Corporation of North America's move to Two Riverfront Plaza in Newark, into a state-of-the-art, newly LEED-certified office tower, and headquarters for the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation. The company has organized a "Celebrate Newark Day" for employees to enable...

2014-08-12 23:00:13

New exhibit explores planetary science through interactive multimedia and hands-on experiences. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 What exactly are asteroids, comets and meteorites, and where do they come from? What can they tell us about Earth and the origins of our Solar System? The Newark Museum’s upcoming exhibition Great Balls of Fire! Comets, Asteroids, Meteors explores recent discoveries and cutting-edge science relating to these incredible objects. It opens on October 1 and runs...

2014-07-24 23:02:29

Facebook sweeps for a week’s stay in Lavallette shore house in its final days Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Horizon BCBSNJ’s second annual “Back to the Boardwalk” sweepstakes, which will give one lucky family a rent-free week in a beautiful Lavallette shore house, is accepting entries only until August 3, 2014. Don’t miss your chance to win a week’s vacation at the Jersey shore. The sweepstakes is open to all New Jersey residents, 25 or older.* Residents can enter by...

2014-07-21 16:22:13

NEWARK, N.J., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with the PSEG Foundation and the PSEG Law Department, the Volunteer Lawyers for Justice (VLJ) will hold its next free legal counsel clinic for veterans and active duty military personnel on July 22, 2014. The Military Personnel/ Veterans Legal Assistance Project (MLAP) clinic will be held at PSEG's Corporate Headquarters, 80 Park Plaza, Newark, NJ. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120830/MM62627LOGO Clinics are held on...

2014-07-17 23:04:32

Projects will help revitalize three cities in New Jersey. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) today announced that it is investing nearly $1 million in seven urban community development projects through the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs’ (DCA) Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credit (NRTC) program. The supported projects will assist with the economic revitalization of Newark, Jersey City and Camden. “Horizon has...

2014-07-17 12:23:29

NEWARK, N.J., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PSEG today announced several promotions and executive moves at PSEG Services Corporation, a subsidiary which provides services to other PSEG businesses. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140717/128028 Derek DiRisio, currently vice president and controller, PSEG was promoted and elected president, PSEG Services Corporation effective August 4, 2014. He will report directly to Ralph Izzo, chairman, president and CEO of PSEG and be a...

2014-07-10 23:01:12

South Jersey arts center selected for support and anniversary grants Millville and Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey is celebrating ten years of supporting community organizations throughout the state by awarding one of its long-time grantees a special anniversary present: An extra $10,000 for general operating support. The gift recipient, the Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, had just received separate Foundation approval of a $10,000 award for its...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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