16 NYC post offices in danger of closing

October 9, 2009 3:35:17 PM PDT
The number of Post Offices in New York City on the chopping block was today reduced to 16. Eyewitness News has learned of the stations named, seven are in the Bronx, seven are in Manhattan and two are in Queens.

According to the U.S. Postal service the list is not final, and some locations could remain open as the Postal Service crunches numbers.

And the stations that are eventually closed won't be shuttered until sometime next year.

The stations named are part of a larger list of 371 post offices in danger of closures that was released today by the Postal Service.

The Postal Service is dealing with a record drop in business and is trying to stem a $7 billion deficit.

The New York post office stations that could be closed are:

  • Botanical, 2963 Webster Avenue, Bronx
  • Clason Point, 829 Soundview Avenue, Bronx
  • Crotona Park, 1682 Boston Road, Bronx
  • Hillside, 3292 Boston Road, Bronx
  • Melcourt, 860 Melrose Avenue, Bronx
  • Oak Point, 839 East 149th Street, Bronx
  • Van Nest, 715 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx
  • Cherokee, 1483 York Avenue, Manhattan
  • Manhattan College, 217 West 140th Street, Manhattan
  • Manhattan Pitt, 185 Clinton Street, Manhattan
  • Manhattan Port Authority, 76 Ninth Avenue, Manhattan
  • Manhattan Port Authority Convenience, 625 Eighth Avenue, Manhattan
  • Manhattan Tudor City, 5 Tudor City Place, Manhattan
  • Manhattan West Village, 527 Hudson Street, Manhattan
  • La Guardia Airport, Main Terminal, Flushing, Queens
  • Long Island City Annex, 4310 10th Street, Long Island City, Queens

  • For a list of U.S. post offices under review for closing, click here

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