Philadelphia, Pa.

The mail station in the Old City neighborhood is the just a single in the nation that doesn’t fly a U.S. hail. That is on the grounds that there wasn’t one out of 1775, when Benjamin Franklin established it, before it later developed into the present Postal Service.

— Alex Brandon/AP


Picture: Veterans Home of California at Yountville Post Office Closure

Yountville, Calif.

Agent Jean Bergen helps Randall Pettit as he drops off some mail at the mail station at the Veterans Home of California. Postal Service representative Sue Brennan would not say whether the objective is to close every one of the 3,700 areas, or whether there is a littler targ

et number of terminations.— J.l. Sousa/Napa Valley Register



Waverly, Wash.

Waverly City Council part Evelyn Heinevetter holds a sign in supporting the town’s mail station. About portion of the 100 inhabitants of Waverly turned out Monday night to challenge intends to close the mail station in the south Spokane County town. Chamber part Kim Billington says the mail station is the main working around the local area that is staffed each day.