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2014-03-26 12:34:04

NEWARK, N.J., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2013, Verizon made significant investments in sustainability and energy management in New Jersey, including placing fuel cells and solar panels at its corporate center in Basking Ridge. Building upon those successes, Verizon employees in New Jersey will join the global Earth Hour movement at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday (March 29) and turn off lights at more than 100 buildings in the Garden State for one hour, helping to raise energy...

2011-07-28 12:53:00

NEWARK, N.J., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New Jersey nonprofit organizations can compete for $200,000 in grants from the Verizon Foundation to support technology-based programs to combat domestic violence through awareness, prevention and recovery in under-served communities across New Jersey. The foundation will award grants to nonprofit agencies that develop programs that use technology to enable the agencies to more effectively reach the communities they serve; to provide strategies...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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