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The Veteran's Lane mail processing center in Plattsburgh
The Veteran's Lane mail processing center in Plattsburgh

US Postal Service to close Plattsburgh mail processing center--55 jobs affected

The US Postal Service announced Thursday that it plans to close the Plattsburgh customer service mail processing center on Veteran's Lane, and move its operations to an Albany facility. It's one of more than 230 consolidations the USPS announced. There aren't any retail operations at the Plattsburgh site.  Go to full article
This is not like closing a post office in an urban area, where maybe you'll find another post office six blocks away.

Workers rally to save Postal Service

A group of postal workers and retirees rallied outside of Representative Bill Owens's office in Watertown Tuesday, urging him to pass a bill that would help save the Postal Service from its current financial worries. If the bill passes, it could save local post office branches from closing. Joanna Richards was there and has more on the story.  Go to full article

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