Have yourself a humorous Mother’s Day - VIDEOS

Rock the BLOCK on Main Street

Arts + Entertainment

Celebrating snail mail - PHOTOS

blog by S.J. Velasquez  • 

The United States Postal Service reversed a decision to close Buffalo’s William Street mail processing center, saving about 700 local jobs and preventing local mail from being sent to Rochester for processing.

A Buffalo News article reports that the William Street facility will remain open for three years.

“Today’s news means the Buffalo processing facility’s doors will be open for years to come, providing Western New Yorkers with the timely mail delivery that they deserve,” Sen. Charles E. Schumer said in the News’ story.

In recognition of the USPS’s decision, here are some vintage postcards from the Buffalo-Niagara region—just be sure to click the photo for more information on each piece of postage.

Photo courtesy of Flickr / Sheffield Tiger

Photo courtesy of Flickr / Basykes

Photo courtesy of Flickr / Boston Public Library

Photo courtesy of Flickr / Boston Public Library

Photo courtesy of Flickr / Boston Public Library

Photo courtesy of Flickr /  jasonwoodhead23

Photo courtesy of Flickr / Boston Public Library

Photo at top of blog courtesy of Flickr / riptheskull.

TAGGED: mail, niagara falls, postcards, the buffalo news, united states postal service, usps

Related Entries

Arts + Entertainment

He made it! Here’s what the world had to say

Photo courtesy of Flickr / Ken_Mayer

Buffalo among top cities for dog attacks on mail carriers

Photo courtesy of Flickr / susteph

Border fee study, be gone

Rushing Wonder design for Niagara Falls.

You and Who falls for Niagara

Leave a Comment

Please enter the word you see in the image below:


    There aren't any comments posted yet - be the first to share your thoughts!