The United States Postal Service says it plans to shut down its processing and distribution center on William Street in Buffalo and move operations to Rochester as part of its cost-cutting efforts.
Although no date has been set, the move could come as early as May 15 according to reports.
Appearing in Cheektowaga Thursday morning, Senator Charles Schumer suggested it might not be too late to save the facility and the 700 jobs there.
Karen Mazurkiewicz is the spokesperson for the U.S. Postal Service in Buffalo.