USPS Observing Presidents Day Federal Holiday

February 13, 2013 @USPS

Northern NJ – Only Express Mail will be delivered and Post Offices will be closed across the country on Monday, February 18, 2013, in observance of the Presidents Day federal holiday. Normal mail delivery, collections, and retail / customer service operations will resume on Tuesday, February 19.

Customers requiring postal retail services on Presidents Day can take advantage of the nineteen select Post Offices in Northern New Jersey that offer 24/7access to state-of-the-art Self Service Ship & Mail Centers in their lobbies. Formerly called Automated Postal Centers, Self Service Ship & Mail Centers are state-of-the-art self-service kiosks that enable customers to weigh and ship packages, buy postage, mail letters, look up ZIP Codes and access other mailing information.

The nineteen Northern New Jersey Post Offices with 24/7 access Self Service Ship & Mail Centers include: Bridgewater at 495 North Bridge Street, Clifton at  1114 Main Avenue, East Brunswick at 614 Cranbury Road, Edgewater at  770 River Road, Edison at  2101 State Highway 27, Edison - Kilmer Lobby at 21 Kilmer Road, Hillsborough at 437 Amwell Road, Kendall Park at 3124 State Route 27, Newark at 2 Federal Square, Old Bridge at 151 County Road 516, Paramus at 33 East Midland Avenue, Parsippany at 3299 U.S. Route 46, Rahway at 123 East Milton Avenue, Ridgewood at 143 East Ridgewood Avenue,  Somerset at 500 Demott Lane,  South Plainfield at 114 Oak Tree Road, Sparta at 2 Main Street Summit at 61 Maple Street,  and West Caldwell at 155 Clinton Road.

Extensive postal information and services are also available 24/7 online at

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