Last-minute shippers send holiday gifts

Post office officials expected around 30 million packages to go out Monday.

Post office officials expected around 30 million packages to go out Monday. (12/21/15)

BROOKLYN - Monday marked the busiest day of the year at the post office.

Last-minute shippers waited on long lines at Cadman Plaza in the hopes that their packages will arrive before Christmas.

Monday was extra busy because it was the last time people could send a package to arrive by Christmas without paying extra for express shipping.

Post office officials expected around 30 million packages to go out Monday.  

 

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