RENAISSANCE TIMES
Volume 15, Number 10              SECTION C                               OCTObEr 2011

                                              Photos by Tom Gertner and John Sagona
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Renaissance at Manchester
                                                                Sports News
              Shuffleboard Finale                                                 Renaissance Fishing Club
                           By Linda Catanzaro                                                       By Martin Schlager

                                                                             Captain’s Log –                    two large sea bass (recipe below).
                                                                             Star date: 08202011                The saving feature of the day was
                                                                             our sixth trip of the season was   that one of my sea bass won the
                                                                         a blues trip scheduled for Friday,     boat pool.
                                                                         august 19. Due to heavy morning            according to the “experts,” the
                                                                         rain we decided to cancel it. all      big blues are still some distance off
                                                                         those intending to go were contacted   shore and the greater number of
                                                                         with the exception of a friend who     keeper fluke are up in the Highlands
                                                                         was coming down from northern          area.
                                                                         new Jersey, who had already started
                                                                         out. Since i was providing his lunch        Sea Bass Fillets:
                                                                         i quickly dressed and went out to           add fish fillets to a baking dish
                                                                         meet him. When i got down to the       sprayed with Pam and dusted with
                                                                         dock the weather had cleared and we    ginger powder. Sprinkle exposed
                                                                         decided to go. our decision turned     side with any good rub, add fresh ba-
                               Effie Dismus
                                                                         out not to be a great one. The boat    sil florets and sprigs of fresh thyme.
                                                                         we had previously contacted did not    a honey-Dijon mustard dressing can
                                                                         have enough people to sail and we      be sparingly added. Bake at 350°
                                                                         switched to another one. The ocean     until done (about 15 minutes).
                                                                         conditions were nice but the fishing        Keep on the look-out for future
                                                                         was not.                               trips. if interested in joining us, call
                                                                             We caught a few small blues and    our membership chairperson: Larry
                                                                         i was lucky to hook, while jigging,    (408-0411).

            George & Beverly Terranova and Marge & Bill Maier

    The 2011 Day Shuffleboard League culminated its season with three
days of playoffs. This year the weather was very accommodating and the
16 teams enjoyed some extremely competitive games. The following list
includes all the participants with the results.

   Champions                            FinaLiSTS
   Bill and Marge Maier                 George and Beverly Terranova

   SeMi-FinaLiSTS                       QuarTer-FinaLiSTS
   Jim and arline Terzek                anthony and Maria Truisi
   Bill and effie Dismus                izzy Fischer and Bill roth
                                        Jack and Maryann Demetris
                                        Phil Strano and Carol Thiel

   DiviSion WinnerS anD WiLD CarDS
   #1 Jack and Maryann Demetris
   #2 Bill and Marge Maier
   #3 Marty and Zina Wolin
   #4 Howard and Martha Kalin
   #5 norman and Dorothy Weiss
   #6 armand Tovo and audrey Dolan
   #7 izzy Fischer and Bill roth
   #8 John and Lucy risitano
   #9 Bill and effie Dismus
   #10 George and Beverly Terranova
   #11 John and Mey abline
   #12 Lou and Fran racioppo
   #13 Mario and Maria Lalli
   WC anthony and rosalie imbriale
   WC Jim and arline Terzek
   WC anthony and Maria Truisi

                                           Renaissance at Manchester
                                                                                                             Sports News
                                                      Summer Bowling Sizzles                                                                                    RLGA
                                                                         By Paul Sparta                                                                     By Rosemary Bennett

                                               The summer was hot and so were our bowlers. Twelve teams competed                     Thursday, august 25 saw the          eagle ridge Country Club.
                                           in our Wednesday evening league and seven on Thursday afternoon.                      rLGa hold its annual flight chal-            The September 8 scramble was
                                               The winning team on Wednesday was the “Four aces” (Doris Grazioli,                lenge. Winners of Flight #1 were         scrapped due to inclement weather,
                                           Sharon Schulze, Charles Wisnewski and Bob Catanzaro) with 72 points.                  Joan Mazzo, Holly Yocum, and             but the monthly luncheon was held
                                           Thursday champions were “Law & order” (Bernadette & ray Garguilo                      Joanne Giordano. Flight #2 win-          and new officers were elected to
                                           and Gerry & Mike Finnegan) with 79 points.                                            ners were adele Towle, irma Bass,        serve on the 2012 executive board.
                                           Individual achievements were as follows:                                              and Grace Giordano. Sara Shipman,        elected to serve a two-year term
                                                                                                                                 Faith nolfi, and alma romanowski         were Delmae Bautz, Sara Shipman,
                                                                Men                            Women                             will receive trophies for the third      and arline Terzek. Mary Lou Deady
                                           Wed: High average    Bob Catanzaro         188      Carol Gibbons         153         flight, and Kathy Stroming, Fran         was tapped to serve a one-year term
                                           Thurs: High average  al Schultz            164      Marie DeSordi         145         Lyons and Judy racke will receive        and will continue to serve social
                                           Wed: High Game       Jim Gibbons           246      Sharon Schulze        210         the prizes for the red nines. Silver     chairman with Barbara Wyciskala.
                                           Thurs: High Game     Tom Gerstner          248      Bernadette Garguilo   187         nine winners were Lillian Burwas-        Judy Fasone will continue as presi-
                                           Wed: High Series     Bill Jehle            612      Gerry Desiderio       496         ser, Ginger Miceli and Pat Leech.        dent, arline Terzek as vice-president,
                                           Thurs: High Series   George Terranova      524      Sue Marracello        482
                                                                                                                                 all of these ladies will receive their   Sara Shipman as treasurer, Delmae
                                                                                                                                 trophies at the end-of-the-year lun-     Bautz, as corresponding secretary,
                                           Wed: Most improved ron Pimental            +6.64    Barbara Fuller        +5.83
                                                                                                                                 cheon to be held on october 27 at        and Yours Truly as publicity chair.
                                           Thurs: Most improved Mike Finnegan         +13.11   Cheryl Sparta         +6.86

                                               While the Thursday league voted not to give individual achievement
                                           awards this year, the Wednesday league presented their awards at our des-
                                           sert function on august 31 at the clubhouse. Thanks to all who participated
                                           this past summer. We had fun, except for al.                                                                      Pickleball


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                                                                                                                                               Consideration Corner
                                                                                                                              The Board of Trustees would like to recognize “acts of kindness”
                                                                                                                          at renaissance. For example, does your neighbor get your mail every
                                                                                                                          time you go on vacation? Did your neighbor bring you a gift of food
                                                                                                                          when you were sick or just home from the hospital? Did your pet(s)
                                                                                                                          need special care and a resident friend stepped up to help you? Did you
                                                                                                                          lose something and another resident found it and returned it to you? any
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                                                                                                                          toward another resident, the opportunity to recognize that act of kind-
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                                                                                                                            To All My Family of Renaissance Friends
                                                                                                                             The greatest thing about living in renaissance is the family of friends
                                                                                                                         you make along the way. it is the love and support of such a family that
                                                                                                                         has brightened my days while being in rehab after my spine surgery. i
                                                                                                                         want to thank you all, first for your prayers; then, your kind words in my
                                                                                                                         cards; and the beautiful flowers and cheery balloons. Most of all, your
                                                                                                                         delightful visits were very much appreciated.
                                                                                                                             i want to thank everyone again, from the bottom of my heart. Here’s
                                                                                                                         hoping to see you all real soon.
                                                                                                                                                       Caroline Cagnini

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                                                                                                                              Thank you, thank you, thank you to Terry, her staff and whoever ini-
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                                                                                                                         of us were stranded.
                                                                                                                              Wouldn’t it be great if we always supported her this way? Let’s not
                                                                                                                         forget what Terry did!
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                              By Dick Guariglia                                                   By Joe Schwartz, a hypnotist over 25 years

     october – now indian summer          3. Friends                                   The use of hypnosis does not in     toe, i use my conscious mind to
arrives, let october seduce you with                                               any way contradict advice or instruc-   recite the alphabet skipping every
her charms.                               Three things in life that are never      tions given by a duly licensed medi-    other letter. By doing that, i’m no
     The only way of knowing a               certain:                              cal professional. The information in    longer aware of my toe pain. if the
person is to love them without hope.      1. Dreams                                this article is not meant to be taken   bone in the toe isn’t fractured, the
                    Walter Benjamin       2. Success                               as medical advice. anyone with pain     pain will subside.
     it often takes more courage to       3. Fortune                               should consult a medical physician.         remember what i’ve written in
change one’s opinion than to stick                                                 The primary function of pain is to      previous articles: The body believes
to it.                                    Three things in life that make a         make us aware of a physical prob-       what the mind perceives.
                    Georg Lictenberg         person:                               lem. The second function of pain is         Pain can also be alleviated by us-
     You know you are getting older       1. Hard work                             to keep us from doing more harm. if     ing visualization (your imagination).
when they are making golf balls           2. Sincerity                             you broke a bone in your ankle, you     Migraine: Pinpoint the exact spot
heavier and putting the flags farther     3. Commitment                            wouldn’t walk on it because it would    of the migraine pain. now visualize
away.                                                                              be too painful.                         moving it slightly to the right; then
                    Author Unknown        Three things in life that can destroy        i’ve found, as a hypnotist, that    back, then to the left and back. By
     The brighter you are, the more          a person:                             some pain can be lessened or alle-      controlling the location, you can
you have to learn.                        1. alcohol                               viated by using the conscious mind      also control the intensity. imagine
                          Don Herold      2. Pride                                 through distraction or by using the     the pain being very bright, like a
     each of us has a spark of life       3. anger                                 subconscious mind by going into a       filament in a light bulb; now imagine
inside us, and our highest endeavor                                                state of very deep relaxation (hyp-     the bulb growing dimmer and dim-
ought to be to set off that spark in           We survived a hot summer, an        nosis); and when you are completely     mer, feeling your body become more
one another.                              unusual earthquake and a vicious         relaxed, there isn’t any pain. an       relaxed than ever.
                      Kenny Ausubel       hurricane with very limited damage       example of this: You’re sitting by          There is a wonderful novel by
     You never know who the people        to our community and surrounding         the window and you’re in excruciat-     W. Somerset Maugham published in
are that you will meet and how they       area. We have a lot to be thankful       ing pain that can’t be explained by     1944, made into a movie in 1946 and
will influence your life in the future.   for. north Jersey, part of new York      your doctor. if there suddenly was      remade in 1984, called The Razor’s
                     Benjamin Bruce       and vermont did not fare too well,       an automobile accident just outside     Edge. in it there is a ten-minute seg-
     You can’t sustain success on a       as rivers and creeks overflowed          the window, and your concentration      ment on how to get rid of a migraine
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                                                                                                                       The Ocean County Senior B
                                                                                                                    held at the Renaissance Bocce C
                                                                                                                    2010. The six teams that vied for
                                                                                                                    Ridge Community, Leisure Vil
                                                                                                                    Metedeconk Community in Jack
                                                                                                                    teams were the winners of the pr
                                                                                                                    three different locations from a to
                                                                                                                       The day started at 8:30 A.M.
                                                                                                                    naissance for all the players. Th
                                                                                                                    ceremony at the bocce court with
                                               (Above) During the game all eyes were on the courts, with each       ing remarks, followed by the pa
                                               community rooting for its teams. Standing room only!
                                                                                                                    of “The Star-Spangled Banner”
                                                                                                                    Manchester Mayor Freesola thre
                                                                                                                    game, consisting of men players
                                                                                                                       Each community had two me
                                                                                          (Left) Hal mcDonald       and two mixed teams. The game
                                                                                          welcoming the six         1:30 P.M., with Leisure Village
                                                                                          communities to            and one loss. Renaissance and
                                                                                          Renaissance for the       Rt. 70 tied for second, with four
                                                                                          2011 Ocean County         beautiful weather that could no
                                                                                          Senior Bocce League       able leadership of both George T
                                                                                          Tournament.               and Bob Bender, Bocce League
                                                                                                                    very pleasant note.

                                            (Below) Ocean County Senior
                                            Bocce League Tournament
                                            August 24, 2011 - manchester
                                            mayor mike Fressola with
                                            George Terranova, Travel
                                            Team manager, and Bob
                                            Bender Bocce League

                                                                                               (Above) The Renaissance Raconteurs
                                                                                               singing “God Bless America” and “The
                                                                                               Star Spangled Banner”.
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ce Tournament
 ra Fett
Bocce League Tournament was
Courts on Wednesday, August 24,
  r the coveted title were the Lake
 llage on Rt. 70, Leisure Knoll,
 kson and Renaissance. These six
reliminaries held on August 17 at
 otal of approximately fifty teams.
 . with a breakfast hosted by Re-
his was followed by the opening
h Hal McDonald giving the open-
arade of the flag and the singing
  by the Renaissance Raconteurs.       (Above) Visiting teams watching
  ew the first bocce ball. The first   the games and rooting for their
  s, started immediately after.        community.
 en’s teams, two women’s teams
 es progressed smoothly through
e West coming in first five wins
  the original Leisure Village on
r wins and two losses each. With
ot have been any better and the
Terranova, Travel Team Manager                   (Right) Sal Lotartaro
 e President, the day ended on a
                                           presenting colors for “The
                                              Star Spangled Banner”.

                                               (Above) Renaissance Bocce Team ready to begin
                                               playing. Seated left to right: Rosalba Rumi, Fran
                                               Patti, Aileen Cianci, mike Patti, mario Lalli, mary
                                               Fauci, Joan Franzese, Lois Bender, Ginger Barone.

                                               (Left) manchester mayor mike Fressola throwing
                                               out the first bocce ball to start the tournament.
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                                                                                                                           The Picturesque Village
                                                                                                                              of Cranbury, NJ
                                                                                                                                               By Nancy Hulse

                                                                                                                  Just the other week my husband          il War new Jersey. Small stores and
                                                                                                              and i look scenic route #571, just          restored Colonial, Queen anne and
                                                                                                              beyond renaissance, all the way up          Federal homes blend together to add
                                                                                                              to Hightstown and from there out to         charm to Cranbury’s Main Street. in
                                                                                                              the picturesque village of Cranbury,        passing the shoe shop, the cobbler
                                                                                                              nJ. Cranbury has been described as          was seated on his store’s steps hand
                                                                                                              the best preserved 19th-century vil-        sewing a shoe and soaking in some
                                                                                                              lage in Middlesex Country. Settled          glorious sunshine, Bill and i visited
                                                                                                              in 1682, one of the first deeds of          the Cranbury Library, the Post of-
                                                                                                              sales dates back to 1698. reference         fice and sat at a table for two at the
                                                                                                              to “Cranbury Mills” is found on an          Cranbury Deli enjoying an ice cream
                                                                                                              area map dating from 1745. vice             cone. Cranbury’s 170-year-old Pres-
                                                                                                              President aaron Burr stayed in Cran-        byterian Church serves as a reminder
                                                                                                              bury in 1804 when he was fleeing to         of early Calvinists’ influence on the
                                                                                                              Philadelphia after fatally injuring         community.
                                                                                                              alexander Hamilton in a duel. Much              The wind and the rustle of bril-
                                                                                                              of the village has been listed on the       liant fall leaves in the huge trees that
                                                                                                              national register of Historic Places,       shade its streets muffle the sound
                                                                                                              and the community is proud of its           of the occasional car driving by.
                                                                                                              status as one of the oldest in the state.   The only sight of modernity on the
                                                                                                              Cranbury is a town that seems like it       sidewalks are the late-model snow
                                                                                                              could melt into a norman rockwell           blowers on display outside of Cran-
                                                                                                              painting.                                   bury Hardware. Built as a dwelling
                                                                                                                  Perfect day for a stroll on this        in 1780, The Cranbury inn became
                                                                                                              glorious autumn days, low 60s,              a popular stagecoach stop and hotel
                                                                                                              and we absolutely delighted in me-          28 years later. The inside is beauti-
                                                                                                              andering up and down the streets            ful and the ambiance is historical
                                                                                                              just soaking in the ambiance of             as all get out, from the décor to the
                                                                                                              yesteryear in this charming colonial        three-tined forks used. entering the
                                                                                                              village. it is a living museum con-         Cranbury inn, we stepped into a
                                                                                                              taining some of nJ’s most treasured         large foyer with a sweeping stairway
                                                                                                              architecture and pastoral charm. The        up to the second floor. The lovely
                                                                                                              village of Cranbury still has the           dining room is wallpapered and
                                                                                                              small town look. it’s really quite          color-coordinated, from the wood
                                                                                                              an incredible village. on both sides        trim to the chairs and carpeting, in
                                                 Power Washing                                                of Main Street, for a mile of more,
                                                                                                              one after another are nothing but
                                                                                                                                                          tones of ivory and eggplant.
                                                                                                                                                              We so enjoyed our walk in the
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                                                                                                              from the late 1700s and early to mid        nature’s beauty as reflected in Brain-
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                                                                                                              turrets, magnificent molding, fluted        few blocks north on Main Street, we
                                             Powerwash Siding                                                 columns, columns with elaborately           walked past a dam that transformed
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                                                                                                  Solving Tips
                                                                                                       By Mary Ann Shemo

                                                                                                    To become a good crossword
                                                                                                solver, you have to know some
                                                                                                tricks. Most of us do not know all the
                                                                                                answers, but with certain techniques
                                                                                                we can improve our skills to solve
                                                                                                puzzles. These are from the internet.

                                                                                                1. FiTB. These FiTB (fill-in-the-
                                                                                                   blank) are usually the simplest.
                                                                                                   The trick is to go through the
                                                                                                   puzzle and solve all the easy ones.
                                                                                                2. Check the 3, 4 and 5 letter words.
                                                                                                   The same words will occur in
                                                                                                   many puzzles; it is good to com-
                                                                                                   mit them to memory.
                                                                                                3. Clues obey rules. a clue will al-
                                                                                                   ways be the same part of speech
                                                                                                   as the answer. Check clues and
                                                                                                   make sure their endings match
                                                                                                   with your answers: endings in
                                                                                                   s, ed, est, or ing. Pencil them in,
                                                                                                   but you will not always be right.
                                                                                                   Checking the crossers can verify
                                                                                                   the endings. Foreign words and
                                                                                                   abbreviated words will be indi-
                                                                                                   cated in the clue.
                                                                                                4. Guess. Pencil in lightly any guess-
                                                                                                   es. Check the crossing entries.
                                                                                                5. Don’t jump to conclusions. Be
                                                                                                   open minded. Some clues could
                                                                                                   have a double meaning. For
                                                                                                   example, entrance may call to
                                                                                                   mind a door or opening, but the
                                                                                                   crossword maker may have the
                                                                                                   word fascinate in mind.
                                                                                                6. Constructors of puzzles love con-
                                                                                                   fusion. They want to challenge
                                                                                                   you and make you think outside
                                                                                                   the box, but inside the grid. Watch
                                                                                                   words like flower or shower used
                                                                                                   to clue something that flows or
                                                                PuzzLE SOLuTIONS ON PAGE C15
                                                                                                7. Wordplay is wonderful. a ques-
                                                                                                   tion mark at the end of a clue
                          Joke of the Month                                                        usually indicates wordplay. i.e.:
                                                                                                   Bread box? = aTM
                                Submitted by Dick Guariglia
                                                                                                8. Multi-word answers. Many puz-
   A local business was looking for office help. They put a sign in the window saying: “HELP       zles contain common phrases or
WANTED. Must be able to type, must be good with a computer and must be bilingual. We               titles. even short answers can
are an Equal Opportunity Employer.”                                                                contain more than one word, such
   A short time afterwards, a dog trotted up to the window, saw the sign and went inside.          as “Mount” = Go uP. it would
He looked at the receptionist and wagged his tail, then walked over to the sign, looked at it      look like Goup.
and whined. Getting the idea, the receptionist got the office manager. The office manager
looked at the dog and was surprised, to say the least. However, the dog looked determined,      9. i give up! Come back to the puzzle
so he led him into the office.                                                                     later if you are stumped. return
   Inside, the dog jumped up on the chair and stared at the manager. The manager said, “I          to it and you may have an “aha!”
can’t hire you. The sign says you have to be able to type.”                                        moment.
   The dog jumped down, went to the typewriter and proceeded to type out a perfect letter.      10. it is not wrong to look up an-
He took out the page and trotted over to the manager and gave it to him, then jumped back         swers! if you can’t finish the
on the chair. The manager was stunned, but then told the dog, “The sign says you have to          puzzles, look up the answers, or
be good with a computer.”                                                                         use a dictionary, atlas, encyclo-
   The dog jumped down again and went to the computer. The dog proceeded to demonstrate           pedia or the internet. The best
his expertise with various programs and produced a sample spreadsheet and database and            part of solving puzzles is coming
presented them to the manager. By this time the manager was totally dumbfounded! He looked        away learning something new.
at the dog and said, “I realize that you are a very intelligent dog and have some interesting     Try to commit the new words to
abilities. However, I still can’t give you the job.”                                              memory.
   The dog jumped down and went to a copy of the sign and put his paw on the part about
being an Equal Opportunity Employer. The manager said, “Yes, but the sign also says you have
to be bilingual.” The dog looked at him straight in the face and said, “Meow.”

                                                60 Years Married
                                               Carmine & Elizabeth
                                             Married October 14, 1951
                                            60 Years, October 14, 2011

                                                                           Charles and
                                                                          Eva G. Grosso

                                                                         Married sixty years
                                                                          twelve years of
                                                                            which have
                                                                           been enjoyed

                                                                                                Connie & Paul
                                                                                                Celebrating their
                                                                                               50th Anniversary
                                                                                               October 28, 2011
                 RENAISSANCE TIMES oCTobER, 2011 PAGE C-15
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Linda Visconte
 and Barry

 September 7,

                                               Celebrating Our 23rd Year!!

                                                                                                                                                ears Experience
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shooting sports
    This month i’d like to talk about sports photography. i’ve covered
this before but it is my favorite subject so i’ll review again this month.
    Knowledge of the sport will greatly increase your chances of
capturing an action shot. Since many sports are fast moving try to
anticipate the action and click the shutter button just before the moment
you want to capture.
    using a zoom lens will allow you to get closer to the action. Try to
keep the sun behind you so your subject is well lit. You may need to
increase the iSo (speed setting) on your camera to get a fast enough
shutter speed to stop the action. if your camera has icons for different
shooting situations put it on the sports icon. it generally looks like a
runner (see green icon above). i recommend a shutter speed of 1/400
second or better if the lighting allows.
    Keep shooting after the peak of the action and you may capture some
great expressions on the athletes’ faces.
    That’s it for this month. as always you can email me with any
photographic questions or problems at my new email address bill@ if you’d like to see some of my work visit
my new web site at Keep shooting and
trying to improve your images, but most importantly, have fun with your

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