As reported 45 years ago in the pages of The Columbia News, Thursday, July 28, 1960:
Bids sought for new post office
Postmaster General Arthur E. Summerfield announced today that a post office has been authorized for Harlem. The Post Office Department is asking for competitive bids to lease a facility.
The facility will be provided for by the Department's Commercial Leasing Program.
"The successful bidder," Postmaster Willie P. Phillips said, "will provide the facility to the Department specifications, and will rent it to the Post Office Department under a long-term lease."
The installation of a new Harlem post office is part of a nationwide Postal Modernization Program which will provide 1,400 new post offices in the 1960 fiscal year alone.
New Episcopal priest
The Rev. Robert Henri Manning will become vicar of Holy Cross Church of Thomson, and Trinity Church of Harlem, on Aug. 1.
Father Manning comes to this new assignment from the Church of St. Edward the Martyr in Manhattan. He will succeed the Rev. Joseph L. Peacock, who recently became rector of St. Paul's Church in Savannah.
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