Community Calendar

A listing of upcoming community events in Union and Middlesex counties and the surrounding areas.

Scenes From Clark Preschool

READY, SET, SQUIRT! – During a visit from the Clark Volunteer Fire Department, Emma DaFonseca gives it her all as she pretends to put out a fire. DaFonseca and her peers at the Clark Preschool enjoyed a presentation about fire safety during fire prevention week.

NJ Transit Earns Slight Improvement On 2nd Scorecard

NEWARK — NJ Transit customers gave the agency a slightly higher overall satisfaction rating, but rail customers were less pleased with service, according to the second quarter scorecard data released this week. The customer satisfaction survey ratings are part of the agency’s “Scorecard” initiative to provide the public with a clear measurement of how the corporation is performing.

NJ Non-Profits To Share More Than $1.8 Million In Homeland Security Grants

TRENTON – Twenty-seven New Jersey nonprofit organizations will share more than $1.8 million in federal grant funds to improve their security under the 2011 Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) Nonprofit Security Grant Program, administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (OHSP).

Movie Review: “The Ides of March” – Et tu, George Clooney?

Along the way to reaffirming your worst fears about our current state of affairs in the U.S., George Clooney’s “The Ides of March” smartly reminds that things really haven’t changed since the days of Caesar. Heck…it goes back further than the Sumerians, maybe even before Alley Oop first wrote bad things about Barney Rubble on the cave wall.