Local post offices extend Saturday hours

Some local Rio Grande Valley post offices are either opening early and/or extending their hours leading up to Christmas Day, according to a U.S. Postal Service news release.

The extended hours began Dec. 8 and run through Dec. 22. Post offices in Brownsville, Harlingen and McAllen have extended hours on Saturdays. Other offices may also offer extended hours. Customers can check www.usps.com/FindLocations and/or call 1.800.ASK.USPS for hours at specific post offices.

Here are the local post offices extending hours on Saturday:

>> Brownsville, 1535 Los Ebanos Blvd., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

>> Harlingen, 1502 New Combes Highway, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

>> McAllen, 620 E. Pecan Blvd., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.