Epoch Times: The efforts of residents and local officials came to fruition when Marlene Roe, postmistress of the Westbrookville Post Office, received a phone call from Port Jervis Postmaster Bob Maskara on March 21. He said that the post office will remain open.Although nothing is officially in writing yet, Roe says a federal employee will run the operation until a bid is submitted and accepted. A bidder may also run the post office until a successful bidder is approved for the full contract. Roe said several individuals have expressed an interest in taking up the contract.The announcement is a hard-won victory for local officials and for landlord and Bloomingberg attorney Marcelle Matthews who “has fought relentlessly to keep it open,” Roe said. Matthews wrote to the Postal Regulatory Commission in Washington to plead the case. Read more.