Coaldale residents are reminded the final day for paying 2012 real estate taxes before they are deemed delinquent is Dec. 31. Postmarks will be accepted.

The borough tax collector's office will be open on Dec. 31 during regular hours to accept the final payments. It will be closed on Jan. 1 and 2.

Taxpayers who qualify for exoneration or exemptions are asked to return their signed and dated application, along with proof of eligibility, so as not to be turned in as being delinquent.

Regular hours will resume on Jan. 3.