In remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his dream, the third Monday of every January -- around Dr. King's Jan. 5 birthday -- is a federal holiday. That said, several institutions will be closed.
See what'll be closed on Jan. 21.
- Government offices -- Both the Marple and Newtown post offices will be closed.
- Banks -- Many banks are closed on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, with the exception of TD Bank.
- Schools -- All area schools will be closed.
- Liquor stores -- All liquor stores in Pennsylvania will be closed on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
- Trash/recycling pickup -- If you're a Marple resident whose trash pickup is on Mondays and Thursdays, your trash will only be picked up on Thursdays this week.
- Post offices -- Both the Marple and Newtown post offices will be closed.
- Transportation -- SEPTA's Regional Rail will not be affected. All PennDOT Service Centers will be closed on the holiday.