Bethlehem Press

Monday, March 30, 2020

HEALTH NEWS

Thursday, March 26, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

St. Luke’s Health Network

SLUHN receives Civica Rx drug shipment

St. Luke’s University Health Network received its first shipment of injectable drugs from Civica Rx, a nationwide consortium the Network joined last year to combat chronic shortages and rising prices of widely used generic medications.

Civica Rx is a nonprofit generic drug company that aims to circumvent traditional supply chains by producing in-demand drugs and selling them at fair and sustainable prices to consortium members.

BETHLEHEM City tax deadline extended

Thursday, March 26, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Bethlehem Mayor Bob Donchez announced March 24 that the City is extending the deadline for paying earned income tax and business privilege tax to July 15, 2020, because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

City of Bethlehem 2020 real estate taxes paid or postmarked before May 11, 2020, will be eligible for the two per cent discount. The full payment due date is be extended from May 29, 2020, to August 10, 2020.

MEETING BOARD

Thursday, March 26, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Wednesday, March 25

Canceled/closed: Northampton County Industrial Development Authority, 4 p.m. Northampton Co. Courthouse, 669 Washington St., Easton. The courthouse is closed.

Closed: Lehigh County Government Center, 17 S. Seventh St. Courthouse is closed. Visit www.lehighcounty.org/Services/Suspended-Services.

Thursday, March 26

Canceled: City of Bethlehem Planning Commission, 5 p.m. City hall, 10 E. Church St.

Continued: Hanover NorCo Zoning Hearing Board meeting: Continued to April 23 as of now.

Tuesday, March 31

St. Joseph R.C. March 21 Feast Day canceled

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church’s 106th annual anniversary of St. Joseph Feast Day on March 21 has been canceled by the Allentown Diocese. The reception following the Mass is also canceled. The events are tentatively set for sometime in May. Visit www.stjosephbethlehempa.com or www.facebook.com/StJosephChurchBethlehemPA or call 484-821-3550 for more information.

MEETING BOARD

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

CLOSURES due to Covid 19 precautions

Following the directives established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to limit public gatherings, several of the following meetings might be changed or canceled.

Wednesday, March 18

Northampton County Personnel and Finance Committee meeting, 4 p.m. Northampton Co. Courthouse, 669 Washington St., Easton.

Northampton County Capital Projects and Operations Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m. Northampton Co. Courthouse, 669 Washington St., Easton.