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Sunday, July 5, 2020

Moore Township: MTAA plans July 1 meeting

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Moore Township Athletic Association will hold its next monthly meeting 7 p.m. July 1 at the township recreation center pavilion.

Bring your own chair as social distancing will be practiced.

For more information, visit mtaaredhawks.org.

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Keystone Collections Group will serve as the new real estate tax and per capita tax collector for residents of the Northampton Area School District, effective July 1. Real estate and per capita tax bills will be mailed separately on or around July 1.

There are three options available to make payment — online, mail and in person.

For more information, call 1-866-539-1100 or visit keystonecollects.com.

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Mountain View Wesleyan Church, 1001 Deemer Road, is canceling its Vacation Bible School program due to COVID-19 restrictions.

For more information, call the church at 610-759-7553.

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Moore Township offices, 2491 Community Drive, are open to the public with normal hours during the yellow phase.

Visitors must check in with the police secretary and wear masks when meeting with township staff.

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Parks are to be used at the public’s risk as equipment is not being sanitized. Groups should consist of 25 or less people in the yellow phase.

The recreation center basketball and tennis courts will be unlocked, and the playgrounds will be open.

For the latest guidance from the state, visit health.pa.gov/topics/disease/coronavirus/Pages/Coronavirus.aspx.

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The township real estate tax deadline is extended to Aug. 31.

The tax office remains closed to public in-person payments. The forms of payment accepted during this time will be check and money order only. No cash payments will be accepted. If you do not have checks, use a money order for the total amount of your payment due.

Payments can be mailed to 2913 W. Beersville Road, Bath, 18014, or dropped off in the locked box on the garage at this address. If you need a receipt, include a self-addressed, stamped envelope with all payments.

You can reach the tax collector at 484-294-3798 or mooretwptax@gmail.com if you have any questions.

For those who qualify, the state’s property tax/rent rebate program has been extended to Dec. 31.

For information regarding the program, visit revenue.pa.gov.

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Northampton County has revised recycling events due to COVID-19. For an updated list and details regarding household hazardous waste collection, electronics collection and document shredding events, visit mooretownship.org/forms/2020collectionsevents.pdf.

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This column is published every two weeks. The next date will be July 9. Please send your special event information by July 3 to make the deadline. My email address is jennstumer@yahoo.com.