Property Tax Reimbursement (Senior Freeze) – You Might Qualify
The new form for the Senior Freeze program will be coming out shortly. Here is the number to call and you can check to see if you qualify. If you are new to the program, you have to file the PTR2 form. Residents who have done this before need to file the PTR1 form.
My personal opinion after listening to the recording about who qualifies for this program, many residents might be eligible. It will be nice to FREEZE YOUR TAXES and no longer pay the increases each year.
Here is the number to call
Property Tax Reimbursement (Senior Freeze) Hotline – 1-800-882-6597
MY NEW DISCLAIMER
As mentioned in my previous email, beginning with this email a DISCLAIMER STATEMENT will be included at the end of all my emails.
I know many of you are wondering what is going on. Even though I have gotten messages about a certain issue, I am refraining from sending out anything in my regular emails at this time. I have asked, however, for the Board and I to meet to discuss what is happening and for us to come to some kind of a reasonable solution.
NOT RECEIVING MY EMAILS?
A few residents have written me that they haven’t received my emails. I found many reasons for this happening. Sometimes my emails go into your SPAM or JUNK folders, so please check. Also, please add firstname.lastname@example.org into your email address book.
There are times that someone’s email address just drops off because I see it on my Master list but it isn’t on my GoDaddy list.
Since this represents just a handful of residents, the easiest way of correcting it is just to send out a regular email to these residents copying the message that is going out in GoDaddy. So, any problems, please let me know
REGENCY REPORTER ARTICLE ON FEDERAL TAX DEDUCTIONS FOR RESIDENTS
Last week the Regency Reporter had a very interesting article on MONROE SUPPORTS STATE EFFORTS TO PRESERVE FEDERAL TAX DEDUCTIONS FOR RESIDENTS
Click on link if you haven’t read the article
This is very interesting and if anyone has any additional information, please send it to me so that I can send it out to the readers. I did hear from one resident that he knew about it and will be pursuing it as well as the portion of our taxes that goes towards school development.
My personal opinion – I HAVE TO BE CRAZY NOT TO SUPPORT SOMETHING LIKE THIS.
DATE: FEBRUARY 22nd -Thursday
TIME: 12:30 p.m.
PLACE: LEMON MEDITERRANEAN RESTAURANT 3475 U.S. 9 – North FREEHOLD, N.J. 07728
Since Valentines Day is the day before our luncheon held on the 2nd Thursday of the month, we will have our luncheon the following week, Thursday February 22nd. We will have a Pre-Fix menu to choose from (many choices on 1st & 2nd courses). The price is $17.00 p.p. (excluding soda,coffee,tea).
If you plan on attending, please contact Marie either by phone or e-mail no later than February 19th. Thank you.
TEL #: 732-605-1309
Attention Regency Men’s Club Members,
For this month’s Dinner and Movie, we will once again be dining at City Streets in East Windsor at 5:00 p.m. After dinner, we have a fantastic choice of available movies to see at the Picture Show Theater, 319 Route 130, East Windsor:
7:15 p.m. — The 15:17 to Paris
7:10 p.m. — Winchester
7:00 p.m — Shape of Water
Please contact Roger Wood (732-605-7022) if you plan on attending. We will need to make a reservation at the restaurant and need an estimate of the number attending. If you have room in your car or need a ride, carpooling will be available in front of the clubhouse from 4:20 to 4:30 p.m. Please remember you must be a paid up Regency Men’s Club member. Member’s guests from outside the community are welcome to join us.
THE REGENCY FISHING CLUB IS FISHING IN FLORIDA WATERS
HOLY MACKEREL! AFTER READING MARK’S EMAIL REGARDING FISHING IN FLORIDA, I GOT SEA SICK JUST THINKING ABOUT MARK’S COMMENTS ABOUT THE BOAT MOVING BACK AND FORTH. HERE IS MARK’S MESSAGE:
Hello from windy Florida, I hope your weather has gotten better and no ice or snow. Spring is coming soon. I hope this finds all Regency Residents are well.
The Regency Fishing Club held our first fishing trip in Florida today Feb 7. We chartered the Black Dog along with members of the Huntington Lakes Fishing Club, with ten men aboard sailing out of Jupiter Florida. Our members Fred Rosenberg, Marc Achers, Phil Levy, Rich Schwartz and myself Mark Klein were aboard. We left the dock late at 12:00pm because of traffic on 95 and sailed east out of Jupiter Inlet. The weather was in the 70’s, slightly overcast but very windy. We traveled about two miles east off shore to our first reef. In Florida you are not allowed to anchor because it would damage the reefs, so the wind moved the boat at about 2 miles an hour.
As soon as we dropped our two hook Hi/Lo rigs with a 5oz. sinker, all aboard were catching fish. Bait was squid and pieces of sardines. The beautiful part of fishing the reefs is that there are so many different species of fish. We caught Yellow Tail Snappers, Florida Porgies, Mangrove Snappers, Sea Bass, Triggerfish and many other species that are not food fish. We caught some of the most beautiful fish with so many different bright colors. In fact I caught a Squirrel Fish which is a deep orange, the problem is they are poisonous and you can’t touch them. We also hooked two Sharks but could not get them off the bottom as they traveled away from the boat and breaking our 40# lines.
In Florida waters there are strict rules, regulations and seasons, most species have different seasons so fish that are too short, out of season or non edible were thrown back. Thank goodness the Captain & Mate knew all the species and the regulations. Counting the many many fish we had to through back we had about 20 keepers of different species. I personally had a total of between 45 to 50 fish and most had at least 25 to 30 fish.
It was a great day, but rough, you had to watch yourself as the boat would roll over 4 to 6 foot rolling waves, but we all survived and had a great day. Plans will be made for future trips through the end of March. Those in Florida interested in joining us Contact Mark Klein at 732-991-8264, space is limited to 10 people.
MEN’S CLUB – FEBRUARY 25TH MEETING
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WOMEN’S GROUP – BINGO IS BACK
Bingo is back! Come join us Monday, March 12th at 7pm for this always popular evening. Open to all. Cash prizes, dessert and coffee served. $15 for 10 games. RSVP beginning February 14 to Elaine Robin.
REGENCY MEN’S CLUB – STATE THEATER – APRIL 21, 2018
N.J. SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA
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REGENCY WOMEN’S GROUP
BINGO – MARCH 12, 2018
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REGENCY WOMEN’S GROUP SAVE THE DATES
March 12 Bingo $15 RSVP DATES 2/14-3/2
April 9 Mah Jongg Speaker “The Wit and Wisdom of Mah Jongg” RSVP DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED
April 23 Longwood Gardens Kennett Square, PA Lunch on your Own Cost $45 RSVP DATES 3/13-4/1 Must be 2017-2018 Member Dues $30
May 14 Canasta Tournament RSVP DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED
June 3 Father’s Day Brunch RSVP DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED
2 TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR STAYING ALIVE – THE WORLD’S #1 BEE GEE TRIBUTE BAND – IN BOCA RATON
Tickets for Staying Alive – The Worlds #1 Bee Gees Tribute Band. Anyone interested in purchasing 2 tickets for this show at Century Village in Boca Raton for $30 for both tickets on 2/17 at 8:00 pm please call Marilyn at
REGENCY WOMEN’S GROUP
FOREIGN FILM FESTIVAL
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20TH AT 1 PM IN THE BALLROOM
Two young people, an American (Ethan Hawke) and a beautiful French women (Julie Delpy) meet briefly on a train traveling through Europe. The conversation during the trip goes from comedy, to romance to thought provoking discussions. The acting is wonderful. 1hr. 40 mts.
A discussion will follow the presentation
_PAID-UP MEMBERS MAY BRING A SPOUSE OR GUEST
PLEASE RSVP Joan Blitz 656-4540 or JGDBLITZ2004@yahoo.com
HARMONY IN MOTION – SPRING FLING EVENT – MARCH 24, 2018
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AARP SMART DRIVER PROGRAM
APRIL 10 -11
JUNE 25 -26
SEPT. 24 – 25
DEC. 10 – 11
Classes will be held in the Tennis Pavilion, 6:30 – 9:30
$15.00pp FOR AARP members
$20.00pp for non-members
**Participants Must Attend Both Sessions for this Program**
AARP Smart Driver Program is designed to develop driving strategies and refresh safe driving skills to maintain your driving independence. Participants who take this course in New Jersey will receive a certificate of completion which could qualify you for a premium discount of 5% for three years. ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST HAVE A VALID NEW JERSEY DRIVERS LICENSE WITH A NEW JERSEY ADDRESS.
Sign up at the concierge today!
CONTACT: JEFF POVELL 732 531- 2602. House #
Or clubhouse for any questions you may have
REGENCY SINGLES MINGLES
COME JOIN US – ALL REGENCY SINGLES ARE WELCOME
DO ACTIVITIES WITH OTHER SINGLES. MEMBERSHIP $30 WE MEET THE FIRST WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH AT THE TENNIS PAVILION UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTIFIED.
Contact Tanya Ashuck or Georgia Doyle 732 641-2662.
Upcoming Events –
February 16 – 6 PM, Chinese New Year dinner at The Oriental Restaurant, route 9, Marlboro
March 7 – 7:30 – meeting, Tennis Pavilion, “Strong Bones,”
discussion with Anne Clark
March 17 – St. Patrick’s Day dinner, American Grill, Freehold
March 26 – 6 PM, Dinner and a Book Club – “The Alice Network” by Kate
April 4 – 7:30 – meeting, Tennis Pavilion, “The Health Benefits of Laughter”
April 30 – 6 PM, Dinner and a Book Club – “The Muralist” by B.A. Shapiro
STEPHANIE SHUSTER FUND DONATION SILENT AUCTION HERE AT REGENCY
Many of us know Ted and Ethel Shuster. Tragically their daughter was one of 229 passengers on flight 111 when the plane crashed and there were no survivors. This flight, as you remember, was constantly in the news
On Sunday May 6th 2018 the Shuster/Levine families will be hosting a Silent Auction to benefit this fund. The event will be held at The Clubhouse at the Regency of Monroe, Monroe Township, NJ. This event will be a celebration of Stephanie’s life and those her fund continues to serve. All proceeds will benefit the Stephanie Shuster Fund.
Here is the link that would give you more information
MEN’S BOOK CLUB
The books for our upcoming meetings will be :
3-7-18 “Sharpe’s Tiger:The Siege of Seringapatam,1799 by Bernard Cornwell
4/4/18 “The Rooster Bar” by John Grisham
Contact Lou Flumen for any questions
JULIE WILNER GOLF OUTING
At CRANBURY GOLF CLUB
Monday, June 11, 2018
Due to space limitations, outing will be open to
men only. Cost for lite lunch, 18 holes with cart,
dinner, donation and prizes is $125.
After May 1, if space permits, a dinner and
donation only option for ladies and non-golfers
will be offered for $60.
Please watch for additional details and sign-up
Net Proceeds to Benefit Autism
MEN’S CLUB CALENDAR FEBRUARY TO JUNE 2018
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NY Yankee Philadelphia Phillies Game June 25th 2018 Men’s Club Trip
For the first time ever in regular season play, the NY Yankees will play the Philadelphia Phillies in Philadelphia on Monday, June 25, 2018.
We have 2 luxury buses traveling to the game. One bus is already filled and the second bus is half full. The price is $65 pp.
You must be a Men’s Club member. Wives, significant others, children and grandchildren are welcome.
Checks are to be made out to Regency Men’s Club and should be placed in the lower mailbox of Allen Glassman, 83 Riviera Drive.
2018 ROMEOS SCHEDULE FEBRUARY THRU JUNE
20 BERNSTEINS ON ESSEX
27 THE CABIN
20 HUNAN HOUSE
27 CITY STREETS
3 PRESTIGE DINER
10 THE CABIN
REGENCY BOWLING CLUB
Regency bowling teams meet on Thursday evenings at 6:30 pm at the Knob Hill Country Lanes, 363 Route 33, Manalapan, NJ 07726,
Email: email@example.com. All Regency men and women residents are invited -no matter what your skill level- to participate as guest bowlers. Call Russ Porges, 732-561-2301,mailto: firstname.lastname@example.org, or Ping Eng, 732-521-5508, mailto:email@example.com for more information.
Contact either George Steinberg (Shuffleboard) or Carmine Carrara (bocce) to find out when the season will begin
Tuesdays at 3 p.m.
Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. Sundays at 9:30 a.m.
Contact George Steinberg at 732 605-9526
Meet at the courts Every Monday and Wednesday at 6 p.m.
Call – Carmine Carrara 732 656-3134
Sign up or just stop by the Bocce courts.
The Regency Chorus, under the direction of Sharon Scheckner, is looking for residents who enjoy singing, and love the camaraderie that our chorus can provide. Rehearsals would begin sometime in the spring. If you are interested in joining please contact Carol Kortmansky at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to hearing from you.
Regency Scrabble Club
Meets on Thursdays evenings at seven o’clock in the multi-purpose room. Learn how you can improve your Scrabble and Words with Friends games. Everyone is invited to play. Please bring your set if you have one. Call or email Linda Litsky at 732-605-0320, LLitsky@aol.com for more information.
REGENCY HADASSAH FASHION SHOW
This year Regency Hadassah will be extending our Fashion Show fundraising to raise funds specifically tagged for Hadassah Hospital research into Pediatric Oncology.
Here is the message from the Hadassah
Dear Members and Friends of Regency Hadassah:
Get ready for another wonderful evening as Regency Hadassah hosts our 11th Annual Fashion Show on June 18, 2018.
We are creating an Ad Journal to be distributed that evening. 100% of the proceeds from advertising will be given to Hadassah Hospital for Pediatric Oncology Research.
We are soliciting either full page ad $100, half page ad $50, quarter page ad $25 OR you can have your name listed as a booster supporter for $10.
Please join us in this effort to raise money for a worthwhile cause.
Phone # _________________
Donated Amount __________________________________
Check # __________________________________
If donating quarter, half or full page ad – what would you like it to say?______________________________________________________________________________________
RETURN “CHECKS MADE OUT TO “REGENCY HADASSAH” TO EITHER:
Karen Calder 183 Tournament Drive
Micki Indursky 8 Memorial Court
Nina Wolff 10 Monterey Drive
Note: Hadassah’s IRS number for donations – EIN 55-1187738
Regency at Monroe Bridge Organization (RAMBO)
We play duplicate bridge at the clubhouse every Tuesday evening. These games are sanctioned by the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) and we award internationally recognized Master points to many of the players each week. We play a social game and welcome players of all skill levels who wish to expand their bridge capabilities. Our games begin at 7:00 PM sharp – but if you want to come, please be at the back ballroom by about 6:45 to allow for checking in. We have the most reasonably priced game around and we include snacks and soft drinks too
We need your help in keeping the Community Vendor List growing. Please submit the name and contact information, via email, for your favorite vendor to:
LATEST VENDOR LIST
THAT’S IT FOR NOW