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2010-04-23 07:58:00

JERSEY CITY, N.J., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Join us for Liberty Landing Marine Center's Grand Opening weekend April 23rd through 25th. The Marine Center features designated boat slips for customers allowing them to cruise right into the marina to dock & shop. Located in the new headquarters building at Liberty Landing Marina, Liberty Landing Marine Center is conveniently situated on the Lower Hudson River with breathtaking views of Lower Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty. "I think...

2010-04-19 07:58:00

JERSEY CITY, N.J., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Landing Marine Center's Grand Opening celebration kicks off Friday, April 23rd! Along with raffles, boat rides and other activities, the weekend will feature a series of informative seminars that will give attendees the opportunity to have questions and answers with marine industry specialists. "As the Dockmaster of Liberty Landing Marina, I meet a lot of boaters and most of those boaters have questions about their boats. That is why I...

2010-04-01 14:17:00

JERSEY CITY, N.J., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- To highlight the importance of chemistry in everyday life, as well as to the overall health of our regional economy, Liberty Science Center is once again a sponsoring partner of the essential2life 5K race. "The chemical industry is a vital contributor to our modern lifestyle and regional economy," said Dr. Emlyn Koster, president and CEO of Liberty Science Center. "From conducting important research to developing and producing products that...

2010-02-26 05:00:00

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The highly anticipated Liberty Landing Marine Center is open for business on March 1st! Located in the new headquarters building at Liberty Landing Marina, Liberty Landing Marine Center is conveniently situated on the Lower Hudson River with breathtaking views of Lower Manhattan. The center is one of the few locations that allows its customers to "dock & shop," in the tri-state area. "Liberty Landing Marine Center provides its customers with...

2009-11-13 14:13:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. is recognizing award-winning artwork honoring NASA Spinoff technology that was used to restore the Statue of Liberty National Monument, a unit of the National Park Service. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Students are recognizing NASA Goddard's 50th anniversary by reflecting on science, technology, engineering and the fine arts. NASA Goddard was opened in 1959....

2009-07-20 17:03:58

A famed Statue of Liberty stolen from in front of a New York cafe and brutally destroyed in a video posted on YouTube has been replaced by another restaurant. Workers from One if by Land, Two if by Sea in Manhattan led the replacement statue on a procession to Vox Pop in Brooklyn, where the original 8-foot-tall replica of Lady Liberty was stolen in June, the New York Daily News reported Monday. Tom Kirk, the dining room manager of One if by Land, Two if by Sea, offered to donate the...

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2009-06-26 15:46:32

The operator of a New York coffee shop says the recent theft of an 8-foot Statue of Liberty replica from her site is thoroughly un-American. Debi Ryan of Ditmas Park's Vox Pop said the fiberglass statue of the U.S. landmark was taken from outside the store despite the fact it was bolted in place and weighs 200 pounds, the New York Daily News said Friday. Whoever stole our Liberty better give it back to us, Ryan said. To have someone steal our Liberty is beyond outrageous -- it's...

2009-04-29 10:05:00

Will Be Featured Exhibit at Ellis Island ELLIS ISLAND, N.Y., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. today announced the official launch of its new American Flag of Faces(TM) website at www.FlagOfFaces.org. This interactive website invites all Americans to submit photos of their families, their ancestors, even themselves to become a part of this living, ever-changing American mosaic. Participants can upload digital photos at...

2009-03-24 07:02:00

Artgig Studio (http://www.artgig.com/), a full-service interactive agency located in Westchester, NY, in partnership with Manhattan-based experiential design firm ESI Design (http://www.esidesign.com/), announces the re-launch of peoplingofamerica.org (http://www.peoplingofamerica.org/) for the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation. NEW YORK, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Planned to open in 2011, the Peopling of America Center is an extension of the Ellis Island Immigration Museum whose...

2009-02-18 14:36:20

Authorities in Stockholm, Sweden, said a package left outside the U.S. embassy that was suspected to be a bomb turned out to be a Statue of Liberty souvenir. Police were called to the embassy around lunchtime Tuesday and found the suspicious package on the sidewalk outside of the embassy, Swedish news agency TT reported Wednesday. Officers closed nearby streets while bomb squad technicians X-rayed the package, which was found to contain a harmless Statue of Liberty model. All the blockades...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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