Latest Newark Stories

2013-11-08 23:02:29

Corporate giving arm of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey awards $691,250. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey announced today the award of $691,250 in grants to 35 non-profit organizations that are working to improve the health and quality of life of New Jersey residents. The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey is the charitable arm of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, and these grants represent the third round of awards in...

2013-11-07 23:25:14

New product for employers to encourage their workers to use physicians focused on improving care value. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (BCBSNJ), which has been leading an effort with physicians, hospitals and health care leaders throughout the state to transform how health care is delivered, has developed a new product for employers to encourage employees to use physicians focused on improving the value of care patients receive, rather...

2013-11-05 23:03:39

Thirty-nine week program trains vets for placement into skilled Information Technology positions. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (BCBSNJ), one of Victory Media’s 2013 Military-Friendly® employers, is not only looking for a few good military veterans -- the company is training them for workforce deployment. Through a 39-week work-study program involving Horizon BCBSNJ, Workforce Opportunity Services (WOS) and Rutgers...

2013-10-31 23:01:25

Institutions Awarded Bronze and Silver Medals by AASHE Newark, OH (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) and The Ohio State University at Newark (Ohio State Newark) have received recognition from the Association for the Advancement for Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), for their achievements toward sustainability. STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System, is a program through AASHE that measures and encourages sustainability in...

2013-10-17 23:25:24

Newark workplace accident lawyer Joseph A. Ginarte says construction companies have a responsibility to provide a secure work environment, proper safety equipment for all of their employees. Newark, N.J. (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 A new blog article on the website of the Ginarte O’Dwyer Gonzalez Gallardo & Winograd law firm, titled “Women in Construction Face Unique Safety Issues,” calls attention to the issue of the unique safety issues encountered by women working in the...

2013-10-09 23:28:04

Anthony L Pugliese Agency Inc. - Farmers Insurance (http://www.farmersnjnorth.com) invites the community to a BBQ Grand Opening Celebration October 19 from 11am-4pm. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 The Grand Opening Celebration will take place at 217 B Chestnut St in Newark NJ located in Seabra Shopping Center Parking Lot. “Come and join us for free food and drinks and a raffle of a Samsung Tablet and learn all about the valuable services we provide,” said, owner, Anthony...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'