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A MESSAGE FROM THE REGENCY CAR CLUB
The Regency Car Club is having their annual Car Show on September 30th. This year we are having a Kid’s Choice Award. All children under the age of 12 will be given a ballot and upon returning the ballot will be given a prize and an “I Voted” sticker . In addition, we are asking residents to help the Monroe Food Pantry by donating non perishable
food. Dennis Cataldo, Regency Car Club President
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MEN’S WATER VOLLEYBALL
LATEST ON PROPERTY TAX RELIEF (THANKS STEVE WILLIAMS)
The next round of state-funded Anchor property-tax relief payments are set to show up in the mailboxes or bank accounts of more than 1 million New Jersey residents within weeks.
But the wait will be much longer for seniors who were promised by lawmakers earlier this year their property-tax bills would be cut in half.
That won’t happen until 2026 at the earliest, under current law, even as some incumbent lawmakers seeking reelection this fall are giving a false impression that tax cut has already occurred.
Still, New Jersey residents ages 65 and older will find out next year when they apply for Senior Freeze property-tax relief benefits that key changes enacted earlier this year will make it easier to qualify for benefits provided through that program.
This year, campaign materials distributed by some incumbent Democrats have left the impression that property-tax bills have already been cut in half for many seniors, even though the debut of the promised Stay NJ program is still years off.
Indeed, from the Anchor to Senior Freeze programs, to the promised program that would slash property taxes for seniors, much has changed recently when it comes to state-administered efforts to ease local property-tax bills that now average close to $9,500.
The following is a rundown of what’s new, and what still remains just a promise in property-tax relief.
The first round of benefits paid out under Anchor, a program Gov. Phil Murphy and lawmakers established last year as a successor to the Homestead Benefit, totaled from $450 for eligible renters and up to $1,500 for eligible homeowners. Earlier this year, Murphy and fellow Democrats who control both houses of the Legislature announced eligible seniors — homeowners making up to $250,000 annually and renters making up to $150,000 annually — would receive an additional $250 in the next round of benefits. That will raise the maximum benefit to $1,750 for many eligible senior homeowners, and to $700 for eligible senior renters.
Some Republicans have cried foul on the timing of the latest round of Anchor payments, but Democratic legislative leaders have been unapologetic.
Last month, the Murphy administration also announced more than 1 million Anchor recipients were being automatically enrolled for the next round of benefits, and that those benefits would be paid out this year by Nov. 1 — meaning just in time for Election Day, when all 120 seats in the Legislature are up for grabs.
While some Republicans have cried foul on the timing of the latest round of payments, Democratic legislative leaders have been unapologetic, saying it demonstrates their commitment to making New Jersey more affordable. For its part, the Murphy administration is saying Anchor benefits will now be paid out annually every fall.
As part of his affordability agenda, Murphy, in his February budget message, called for expanding eligibility for Senior Freeze, one of the state’s long-standing property-tax relief programs for senior homeowners and homeowners with disabilities. When a new state budget was enacted in late June, some key changes were approved by lawmakers that will make it easier for many seniors to qualify for reimbursement checks that are meant to “freeze” annual growth in their property-tax bills. They include expanding the program’s income limit, from $100,000 up to $150,000, and eliminating a 10-year residency requirement. A three-year homeownership requirement remains in place.
Some changes were approved that will make it easier for many seniors to qualify for Senior Freeze reimbursement checks.
Since applications for the current round of Senior Freeze benefits are being accepted through the end of October, changes enacted in late June won’t take effect until next year, according to the Murphy administration.
Meanwhile, another piece of legislation enacted by the governor and lawmakers in late June allows Senior Freeze recipients who see a one-time increase in earnings that takes their annual income over the program’s limit in a given tax year retain their base year of eligibility if their income the following year drops back under the program’s income ceiling.
One of the newest wrinkles when it comes to state-funded property-tax relief initiatives is the creation, at least on paper, of the program that Democratic legislative leaders have dubbed Stay NJ. Under a law passed in late June, the state has begun setting aside hundreds of millions of dollars annually for promised relief benefits this program would provide to seniors in 2026, at the earliest.
A key provision of the envisioned program is the funding of tax credits that would be used to cut property taxes in half for many homeowners ages 65 and older, up to a maximum of $6,500 annually. Right now, senior homeowners making up to $500,000 annually would be eligible for the promised benefits.
The cost of Stay NJ could eventually rise to over $2 billion annually, according to the Legislature’s nonpartisan fiscal analysts.
The planned tax break has been widely praised by senior advocacy groups, but it has also drawn criticism for leaving out tenants, including those in communities of color, who pay property taxes indirectly through monthly rent payments.
This year, election campaign materials distributed by some incumbent Democrats have left the impression that property-tax bills have already been cut in half for many seniors, even though the debut of the promised Stay NJ program, by law, is still years off.
Moreover, some provisions of the Stay NJ law may make it more difficult for lawmakers to live up to their election-year promise if future state revenue growth does not keep pace with the projected annual cost of funding the promised benefit, which could eventually rise to over $2 billion annually, according to the Legislature’s nonpartisan fiscal analysts. Among a list of superseding spending priorities included in the Stay NJ law is funding for K-12 public schools and public-workers pension benefits, as well maintenance of a robust budget surplus.
DO YOU NEED A NURSES AIDE?
Helen Spector used a nurses aide during her sickness. The Aide was just wonderful. If you require a nurses aide her name is Angela and can be reached at 914 329 3676. For further information and recommendations call Phyllis at 732 939 2720.
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MEN’S CLUB FLYER – JET GAME
MEN’S CLUB TRIP TO ELLIS ISLAND – STATUE OF LIBERTY – SEPTEMBER 27
LOOKING TO RENT A HOME FOR 2+ YEARS
MUSIC JUKEBOX – NEW SONGS WILL BE ADDED EVERY WEEK (I HAVE ABOUT 2000).
2023 ROMEOS SCHEDULE
3 PICKLED HERRING
10 HUNAN HOUSE
17 CITY STREETS
31 ABSOULTE THAI
14 PICKLED HERRING
21 CITY STREETS
28 TOWN DINER
12 HUNAN HOUSE
19 PICKLED HERRING
26 TOWN DINER
PLEASE WRITE ME WHERE YOUR WATER SHUTOFF VALVE FOR YOUR ENTIRE HOUSE IS LOCATED AND WHAT HOUSE YOU LIVE IN
PRESWICK WITH A LOFT – DOWNSTAIRS DOUBLE CLOSET ALSO, UNDER SLOP SINK.
MERRICK (ONE STORY) – INSIDE THE DOUBLE DOOR PANTRY, OPPOSITE THE POWDER ROOM
ST. TROPEZ – DOWNSTAIRS CLOTHES CLOSET
SAN REMO – CLOSET AS YOU WALK IN FRONT DOOR
BAYHILL LEXINGTON WITH A LOFT THE SHUTOFF VALVE IS IN THE CLOSET OPPOSITE THE DOOR TO THE LAUNDRY ROOM. THE SHUTOFF FOR THE WATER HOSE CONNECTION STICKING OUT OF THE WALL INTO THE GARAGE IS INSIDE THE CLOSET DEDICATED TO THE HOT WATER HEATER. CHECK THE WATER COMING OUT SINCE SOMEONE HAD HOT WATER COMING OUT OF THE CONNECTION IN THE GARAGE. THEY HOOKED IT UP TO THE HOT WATER LINE VS THE COLD WATER LINE.
Located in closet next to the hot water heater closest opposite the laundry room.
Yes, these are very difficult times especially since many, if not all, the clubs we have at Regency are in hibernation.
I have added many new residents who do want to get involved with some of these clubs.. I have no clue who, at Regency, should be contacted if someone wants to join a club.
Please send me your name, telephone number and email address so that I could post the information on my website so new residents can possibly join your club.
Thank you Nina Wolff for providing us with the names of residents who can be contacted if we are interested in joining a Club
YIDDISH CLUB – HEDDA LANS 201-306-2227.
ISRAELI AMERICAN CLUB – SAM FISHER 732-236- 5520 and e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHINESE CLUB – Gerald Chu 732-850-1073 or Huihsing Fu 848-702-5841.
Bocce – Carmine Carrara.
Poker Club – Frank Gottlieb 732-995-8109 email@example.com
Membership is now Fran Plisko firstname.lastname@example.org
Regency Car Club – Steve Schnell Cell 248-933-5135 Schnell_45@hotmail.com
RAMBO (the Regency at Monroe Bridge Club )
REGENCY RESIDENTS ADS
LADIES GOLF SET FOR SALE (EXPIRES 10/23/23)
For sale. Complete set of ladies hybrid Cobra golf clubs with covers and bag $100.
Please contact Maddy Riback- phone number in directory.
“AN EVENING IN VENICE” OIL PAINTING FOR SALE (EXPIRES 10/18/23)
MOVING SALE (EXPIRES 10/15/23)
Lots of art and furniture to sell including the following. Additional art pieces and furniture are available for pick up (including rarely used guest bedroom 6 drawer black dresser and two tiered oval glass tv table). Would be happy to set up a time for you to visit – Call Lynn at 203 240-2735 or email@example.com
2 pc. sectional Art Deco – $499 (EXPIRES 10/10/23)
Beautiful 2 pc Art Deco sectional in perfect condition. Hardly used.
Purchased from GMI Design in East Brunswick. Manufacturer is Directional
Piece #1 is sofa 94Lx29Hx38D
Piece #2 is Armless Loveseat 66Lx29Hx38D
Includes 2 Accent Pillows
Contact David 732-672-8430
TABLE AND CHAIRS FOR SALE (EXPIRES 9/30/23)
Kitchen table with Corian top and maple legs. 70.5 inches long with leaf, 53.5 inches without leaf. 42 inches wide. $350 for entire set. Contact Mark 609-902-1466.
EXERCISE BIKE (EXPIRES 9/25/23)
Sunny mini exercise bike for $50 dollars thanks call Nancy at 1-347-564-9897
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- Feeling weak, light-headed, or faint. …
- Pain or discomfort in the jaw, neck, or back.
- Pain or discomfort in one or both arms or shoulders.
- Shortness of breath.
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THAT’S IT FOR NOW