NEW YORK CITY — UPDATE: As of 11am, Friday, January 22 — Media Contacts: No one knows how important mail is to the American people than the U.S. Postal Service, especially during and after extreme winter weather conditions. Please help us inform New Yorkers about the current mail service adjustments taking place in Manhattan and the Bronx.
Customers are being alerted to deposit their outgoing mail in blue collection boxes before 2pm on Saturday, January 23, 2016. Also on Saturday, window service at the James A Farley Main Post Office is closing early, at 7pm. Below is a Public Service Announcement for your consideration. For further information, please contact Connie Chirichello at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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With the prediction of heavy snow conditions headed our way this weekend; postal officials in Manhattan and the Bronx have announced that mail from blue collection boxes will receive advanced handling on Saturday, January 23. Mail from all collection boxes along the streets will be picked up by 2:00pm.Also on Saturday, the James A. Farley Main Post Office, 421 8th Avenue, New York, NY 10199, Window Service hours are curtailed and will be closing at 7:00pm. The lobby will continue to be open with 24-hour access to self-service kiosk mailing services and for post office box mail customers.
Mail Carriers are scheduled to report to work on Saturday and will be delivering mail where there is safe passage – cleared of snow and ice – to mailboxes and building entrances.
The U.S. Postal Service is closely monitoring the impact of Winter Storm Jonas as it makes its way across the country. As impacts to mail service are identified, updates will be posted on the USPS website regarding postal facilities affected, and where you can get your mail.
For more information, go to USPS Service Alerts or call 800-ASK-USPS (1-800-275-8777).
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