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U.S. Postal Service defaults on $5 billion; hours at dozens of local centers may be cut


USPS has said it will mail surveys to each resident in each of the affected postal districts, and will also arrange meetings where residents can express their views about the changes. Some of the meetings have been scheduled for the week of October 15 (check about.usps.com/news/electronic-press-kits/our-future-network/post-plan.htm for specific meeting times). Many post office meetings have not yet been scheduled.

The plan is scheduled to be put in place in phases, with completion coming by 2014.

For a complete list of post offices that may be impacted click here


Proposed cuts in hours to local offices

In PA:
Damascus, PA: eight to six
Greeley, PA: eight to six
Lackawaxen, PA: eight to six
Lake Como, PA: eight to four
Milanville, PA: eight to four
Pocono Manor, PA: eight to four
Shohola, PA: eight to six
Tyler Hill, PA: eight to four

In NY:
Barryville, NY: eight to six
Bethel, NY: eight to four
Callicoon Center: NY eight to four
Cochecton, NY: eight to four
Kenoza Lake, NY: eight to four
Long Eddy, NY: eight to six
North Branch: NY eight to four
Obernburg, NY: six to two
Smallwood, NY: eight to six
Yulan, NY: eight to four