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POST OFFICE NOW OPEN EVERY DAY THROUGH CHRISTMAS.



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Hoping to keep traffic at the main Lancaster post office flowing freely, postal officials have increased hours and days of service.

Now through Christmas, the Lancaster post office at 1008 W. Ave AVE Avenue
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. J-2 will be open every day.

``Opening up the post office on a Sunday Sunday: see Sabbath; week. , we're hoping to get those people who want to buy stamps who would otherwise come in on Monday,'' said Terri Bouffiou, U.S. Postal Service The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) processes and delivers mail to individuals and businesses within the United States. The service seeks to improve its performance through the development of efficient mail-handling systems and operates its own planning and engineering programs.  spokeswoman. ``That's what happened the last few years.''

The post office will be open 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today and Dec. 20, and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Dec. 21. Regular hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

``Our busiest two days are Monday, Dec. 14 and Monday, Dec. 21,'' said Bouffiou. ``Over the weekend - we're hoping - everybody will do their Christmas shopping and buy their Christmas cards and write them all out.''

Officials said people should mail all their packages early.

They said that during the Christmas holiday mailing season, which begins after Thanksgiving Thanksgiving

annual U.S. holiday celebrating harvest and yearly blessings; originated with Pilgrims (1621). [Am. Culture: EB, IX: 922]

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Thanksgiving

national holiday with luxurious dinner as chief ritual. [Am. Pop.
 and ends Dec. 31., postal officials will handle more than 4.5 billion cards, letters, and packages.

This year's mailing is expected to be up 1 percent from last year.

``Mail volume is growing just because the number of people is growing,'' said Bouffiou. ``We're right on schedule.''

MAILING TIPS

Write, type or print the complete address neatly.

Always use a return address.

Use complete address information, such as avenue, boulevard, and street, apartment or suite number and use correct directional In one direction. Contrast with omnidirectional.  such as N, W and SW.

Check for correct ZIP codes zip code

System of postal-zone codes (zip stands for “zone improvement plan”) introduced in the U.S. in 1963 to improve mail delivery and exploit electronic reading and sorting capabilities.
.

Call 1-800-ASK-USPS - (800) 275-8777 - for questions or further assistance.

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Publication:Daily News (Los Angeles, CA)
Date:Dec 13, 1998
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