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Monday Is Busiest Day of the Year for US Postal Service

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Postal Carriers are busy trampling through all the snow, delivering thousands of letters and packages.
Monday was the busiest mail day of the entire year.

The Erie postal service was 3 times as busy Monday, as they are any other day of the year.
We stopped at Erie's main postal facility Monday afternoon on east 38th street.
Workers there were busy sorting through hundreds of thousands of packages and letters.

And they're prepared, with all hands were on deck.
Monday, workers sorted through 400,000 pieces of letter mail and also hundreds of thousands of parcels.
In fact, the facility's postmaster says a trend they've been seeing more and more of, is fewer letters and more packages.

"It's kind of what we've been seeing all along throughout the course of the last few years with the Internet," said Postmaster, Marie Myers. "Letter mail has gone down, but our parcels have taken over. 15% down on letter mail, 15% up on the parcels and packages. So we're seeing a real big influx of pallets of parcels." Myers added.

The postal service is asking you to help their letter carriers, by moving snow and ice from sidewalks, stairs and mailboxes, to make their busy job this time a year safer.

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