Movie Review: “The Thing” – Hardly the Real Thing

“The Thing,” director Matthijs van Heijninjen, Jr.’s prequel to John Carpenter’s 1982 “The Thing,” reminds of a rule of thumb I learned early on in my moviegoing career, when my mom would beg me to take a sandwich to the full day of cartoons and a double feature. The really bad stuff happens not in the Arctic, but in Antarctica. It’s much colder.

Mystery Writers At Sayreville Public Library

SAYREVILLE — The month of October brings to mind thoughts of ghosts, mysterious happenings and things that go bump in the night. This October the Friends of the Sayreville Public Library will be hosting a Mystery Author Night on Thursday, Oct. 20, form 7 – 9 p.m. in the library conference room.

Photo: Rahway Senior Health Fair

RAHWAY — Rahway resident Ricky Calderone checks his lung power with the help of Trinitas Regional Medical Center respiratory therapist Onyema Ike, during the Rahway Senior Health Fair held recently at the Rahway Recreation Center.