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Village Calls For Meeting With Postal Officials

Northport Trustees pass resolution expressing opposition to sale of Main Street facility or relocation of any postal operations currently located there.

With rumors swirling that a For Sale sign might be hung on the door of the U.S. Postal Service, route: {:controller=>"listings", :action=>"show", :id=>"united-states-postal-service-132"} --> building on Main Street as early as Saturday, the which addressed rumors that the USPS was considering relocating its retail facility, including mail carrier service, from 240 Main Street in the village to its

gee bee September 20, 2012 at 04:05 AM
The PO isn't concerned about your community or your needs let along the historical value or job lost...get real!
Louise September 20, 2012 at 01:16 PM
The current location of the Northport PO is antiquated, parking is a nightmare, and it is not handicap-accessible. Let the PO relocate to another, user-friendly location within the Village (like, perhaps, the King Kullen shopping center) and use the original building for another purpose. Who uses the PO much anymore, anyway? I use phone, email, Facebook, etc. for 95% of my communications, and I pay most of my bills by computer. You can buy stamps in the supermarkets. What the postal system is trying to do is reduce its overhead through consolidation because it's a dying institution. I think keeping a storefront presence within Village boundaries will meet both sides' needs, and using the Main Street building for another purpose will preserve the historical value.

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