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US Postal Service to Downsize College Point Mail Sorting Facility - NY Daily News
Queens' only mail sorting facility plans to ship some of its jobs to Brooklyn. The beleaguered College Point plant will downsize and transfer some of its 1,015 workers in January, outraging union bosses and employees who have fought to keep the facility status quo for years. 

Opinion: Postal Service Shoots Itself in the Foot - The Times Leader
Consolidation has become par for the course in many businesses, but the U.S. Postal Service’s recent announcement of closing three mail processing facilities in Kentucky and 80 nationwide reeks of bad business. Truth is that postal consolidations have been detrimental to delivery of all kinds of mail, including newspapers.