BUFFALO, N.Y. Press release - All Post Offices will be open Friday, July 3, but many will shorten retail lobby hours and close at noon. Regular mail delivery for July 3 will be unaffected by the change.

With Independence Day falling on a Saturday, many businesses are closed or closing early on Friday, July 3. The Postal Service is adjusting hours in reaction to the slow postal traffic that precedes the holiday.

In the greater Buffalo/Niagara Falls area, all Post Offices will be closed at noon on Friday, July 3 except for the Cayuga Branch Post Office (285 Cayuga Road) and the Buffalo Main Office (1200 William Street). These offices will be open to 5 p.m.

Customers can access many postal services and products at usps.com; postal contract stations; grocery, convenient, and pharmacy stores; or at an Automated Postal Center (APC), 24/7. APCs are located at the following Post Offices:

Amherst Branch -5500 N Bailey Ave

Getzville Post Office 2655 Millersport Hwy

Lockport Post Office 138 East Ave

Orchard Park Post Office 60 School St.

Cayuga Branch 285 Cayuga Rd

Grand Island Post Office 2391 Baseline Rd

Niagara Falls/LaSalle Station 9860 Niagara Falls Blvd