Post Office Closing List
July 26, 2011 by USA Post
Post Office Closing List, Historic Philadelphia, Ben Franklin Post Office is on the chopping block as the USPS postal service released a list of 3,700 offices be closed on Tuesday. The list shows the post offices that are now part of a “study” to see if it should remain open. Facilities may be saved if the steps to execute someone at the post office within a building owned and operated by the post office.
The post office is located in Franklin Square, in the Philadelphia area, Independence Mall and adjacent to the U.S. Postal Museum. It is the location of the house of Ben Franklin and is the only post office that does not fly a U.S. flag – Since the area before the Revolution.
And in a double insult, push Franklin’s post office to get established as an entity was enacted July 26, 1775, and the current museum and post office neighbors were announced on July 26, 1975.
Thus the July 26, 2011, the facility received the news is likely to close unless a company takes over running the small post office.
In a press release, the USPS said it was “take the next step in the right sizing of our sales network through the study of approximately 3,700 offices retail to determine the needs of customers as part of this study, we are introducing a replacement option for retail – Village. Offices – as an option for affected communities. ”
The Village Post Office option “will be operated by local businesses such as pharmacies, supermarkets and other retailers in your case and offer popular products and postal services, such as seals and gaskets standard,” said USPS.
However, the USPS said the option of Village Post Office “communities currently without a post office and retail for communities affected by these optimization efforts purchases.” Sure if the Ben James Post Office meets those criteria.
Free Franklin’s office put on 316 Market Street is a tourist attraction where you can get a stamp of “B. Free Franklin” to cancel the stamps. It is also the only post office colonial theme operated by the USPS.
Although the latest news could be dire for the Franklin post office, could survive if there is enough of a public outcry.
In January, the USPS looked to close 1,400 offices and 200 survived the review process so far.
Once the office has been selected for review, people served by this office will have 60 days to submit comments to the Postal Regulatory Commission. If an office were closed, they can appeal to the independent Postal Regulatory Commission.
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