Most U.S. Postal Service retail windows will close at noon on Thursday, Christmas Eve.
However, some local post offices will remain open until later.
The Centereach location will close at 3 p.m. Riverhead and Smithtown offices will close at 4 p.m. Those closing at 5 p.m. include Babylon, Bay Shore, East Islip, Glen Cove, Hicksville, Lawrence, Patchogue, the Roosevelt Field postal store in Garden City, Rockville Centre, Roslyn Heights, Wantagh and the Western Nassau Mail Facility on Stewart Avenue in Garden City.
For Christmas Day Friday, all Long Island post offices will be closed; only Express Mail will be delivered.