USPS Observes Martin Luther King Jr Federal Holiday

January 18, 2013 @USPS

White Plains, NYOnly Express Mail will be delivered and Post Offices will be closed across the country on Monday, January 21, 2013, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday. Normal mail delivery, collections, and retail / customer service operations will resume on Tuesday, January 22.

Customers requiring postal retail services on Martin Luther King Jr. Day can take advantage of the fifteen select Post Offices in the Greater Hudson Valley 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 fifteen 24/7 access Self Service Ship & Mail Centers are located in the following Post Office lobbies in the Greater Hudson Valley: Larchmont at 1 Chatsworth Avenue, Scarsdale at 29 Chase Road, White Plains Main at 100 Fisher Avenue, Mount Kisco at 3 Morgan Drive, New City at 245 N Main Street, Hopewell Junction at 815 Route 82, East Station at 915 Yonkers Avenue in Yonkers, Hartsdale at 441 Central Park Avenue, Rye at 41 Purdy Avenue, Yorktown Heights at 2020 Maple Hill Street, Monsey at 15 Melnick Drive, Nanuet at 10 W Prospect Street, South Road Station at 2572 South Road in Poughkeepsie, Wappingers Falls at 71 E Main Street, and Yorktown Heights at 2020 Maple Hill Street.

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

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