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January 31, 2018
Legendary performer and civil rights activist Lena Horne honored on new Forever stamp
Will Leverett MA keep its post office?
Postal Service Investigates Mail Tampering In Smithtown NY
Porch Pirate Breaks Leg While Trying to Steal Packages
Family of postal worker killed in Fayetteville NC collision wants answers
Reports of mail theft on the rise in Tampa Bay area
EEOC Administrative Judge Awards $250,000 to Disabled USPS Employee
$25,000 Reward for Information About Who Robbed Dallas Mailman
USPS employee marks 50 years
Safe Postal Carriers Honored in Aurora
Three Queens Congress Members Call on Head of USPS to Improve Borough Service
Bank on it - USPS explains sick leave conversion
January 30, 2006: California Postal Employee Jennifer San Marco Goes On Mass Shooting Rampage
Postal Service to Dedicate Bioluminescent Life Stamps
Body of missing Snohomish postal carrier found in Everett
Victor postal worker accused of stealing mail now faces drug charge

January 30, 2018
Breaking the cycle: Cyclists demand city stop USPS and other drivers from parking on new W’burg bike lane
USPS looking for suspects wanted for mail theft, stolen vehicle
Philadelphia Man Admits Role in Scheme to Steal and Cash Postal Money Orders
USPS Board of Governors “Temporary Emergency Committee” to meet Feb. 9
2 suspects sought after mail carrier robbed in Dallas
Nuns miss months of mail after address change
Victor postal worker accused of stealing mail now faces drug charge
The Postal Service gets a new real estate provider
Smithtown, NY Residents Report Open Mail, Missing Gift Cards
Mailman in Italy stashed half-ton of mail in his garage, postal police say
OIG: Getting Real with Artificial Intelligence
Reject the postal service reform bill

January 29, 2018
Canada Post reforms, while vague, are a start
Fairlawn, Ohio residents fed up with mail delivery issues
Amazon Expands Delivery Trial That Could Hurt FedEx, UPS
Video: Senator Portman Discusses New Report on Fentanyl Through the Mail
Route Driver Indicted For Stealing From U.S. Mail

January 28, 2018
Did the U.S. Postal Service pick the wrong apple for its 2016 1¢ stamp?
APWU: Large Mailers Are Privatizing the Postal Service
Man points gun at North Memphis mail carrier
Video: “I ain’t do nothing:” Competency questioned for man who attempted to sexually assault mail carrier
Video: APWU President Dimondstein Talks about Voluntary Early Retirement
New USPS stamp honors Hawaii attraction
'You've heard of the Bridge to Nowhere? This is the Post Office for No One'

January 27, 2018
St. Louis mail carrier says she was bullied at work
Got mail? Fargo/West Fargo residents say not always
PRC Issues 2017 Annual Report to the President and Congress (PDF)
Postal worker in Kansas City caught on camera dumping mail in the woods

January 26, 2018
Coffee, postcards and gratitude; how Starbucks encourages use of the mail
Louisiana Postal Worker Charged with Workers’ Comp Fraud
Stacks of mail delivered to wrong homes in Sugar Land
USPS OIG: Inbound ePackets Cost Attribution
Suspect disguised as mailman leads violent Philly home invasion
Armed witness disrupts attempted sexual assault of mail carrier
USPS Video Highlights PS Form 3849 Updates
Augusta, ME Woman Sentenced to Three Months for Stealing Mail
U.S. Postal Service to Dedicate U.S. Flag Forever Stamps
Florida postal carrier accused of sexually assaulting teen
OIG: Thinking Strategically About PVS

January 25, 2018
New cost controls sought in federal employee health-care program
Prosecutors: Postal employee stole mail, snorted white powder
Lawmakers call for federal probe of postal time card fraud in Boston
Maserati-Driving Postman Busted for Stealing Credit Cards in 'Sock Man' Scheme
China exploits USPS as opioid shipments surge
USPS working aggressively to stem flow of illegal drugs entering United States
New cost controls sought in federal employee health-care program
Fake postal worker among 4 suspects in Olney robbery

January 24, 2018
Canada Post to end community mailbox conversions, but won't restore door-to-door
Postal Worker Honored for Rescuing Elderly Woman From Burning Home
Three Congress Members Demand Mail Problems Be Addressed in Queens
Last 'Special Delivery Messenger' Retires After 53 Years
Akron, Fairlawn residents experiencing problems with U.S. Postal Service mail delivery
Bank of America shows why we need postal banking.
Jakki Krage Strako named Acting USPS Chief Customer and Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President
Postal contractor relief driver sentenced for mail theft
Former Hospital Owner Sentenced to over 5 Years in Prison for Workers Comp Scheme that Paid over $40 Million
in Illegal Kickbacks
NYC: Shocking video shows mail truck crushing pedestrians
PA: Man charged with DUI after pickup truck strikes US post office
Town of Washington postal clerk charged with theft

January 23, 2018
Some in Gretna, Louisiana have been without reliable mail service for two years
Former postal carrier sentenced for stealing mail in Moorhead MN
Postal workers claim they’re targets after reporting issues at Virginia post office
Postal truck backs into pedestrians in Manhattan, injuring three
USPS helps WNC woman keep her mother from losing money in scam
Postal worker who stole gift cards to buy sex toys pleads guilty
Mont Alto post office shut down after pickup crashes into building
Postal Service Details 2018 Price Changes In Video
Office of Management and Budget Updates each Agency's Contingency Plan During Government Shutdown
Postal Supervisor Wins $1.1 Million in Disability Case against USPS over handicap parking space
Postal Editorial: Room For Rent?

January 22, 2018
Cleveland: Is forwarded mail making it? People are having issues, post office responds
Idealliance, NAPM, and PostCom set goals focused on the mail supply chain and long-term vitality of mail.
Airline employees in Alaska stole nearly half a million worth of goods from the mail, feds say
Anchorage Contractor Charged with Stealing Cell Phones from U.S. Mail
Northern Marianas USPS employee sentenced to 2 years probation
Smithsonian Museums (Including the Postal Museum) Will Remain Open Today
Louisiana postman admits he stole veterans' medication
Slain postal worker honored with memorial

January 21, 2018
Bridgeport Man Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Stolen Postal Money Order and Check Fraud Scheme
Postal Service to Issue Priority Mail Express and Priority Mail Stamps Today
Friends and family plan vigil to honor slain postal worker
USPS Statement on Operations after Government Shutdown

January 20, 2018
NYC Congressman calls for "congressional oversight" of postal service
New Jersey: Neighbors celebrate 17 years with beloved mail carrier, 'Mr. Bill'
Car crashes through post office on Cape Cod
Major arrest in Pikes Peak region for mail theft and 'stink bombing' post office
Massachusetts letter carrier, feeling stressed, fails to deliver 758 pieces of mail
Postal worker claims $4 million prize from lottery scratcher
OIG: Delivery Charge Codes
OIG: Fiscal Year 2017 Bank Secrecy Act Program (PDF)

January 19, 2018
Louisiana carrier pleads guilty to stealing mail containing prescriptions for veterans
Where’s the mail? Newburgh IN residents go days without mail service
Postal carrier saves the life of a stranger
Continuing postal problems in Westchester
USPS dedicates Love Flourishes Forever Stamp
Mail carrier honored for heroic actions
USPS Says They're Setting The Record Straight After Misleading Rant In The Hill
Postal Price Changes Take Effect Jan. 21, 2018
Ohio mail carrier charged with stealing more than 700 pieces of mail
OSHA: Employers must post injury and illness summary beginning Feb. 1, 2018

January 18, 2018
Mail truck crashes into Rye NH house; police say medical emergency indicated
Deputies search for man who snatched wedding ring from postal worker
Mail issues add another layer of frustration for Montecito evacueees
Ohio carrier charged with stealing more than 700 pieces of mail
USPS tops Gallup poll favorite agency list once again
Multi-state Crystal Meth Traffickers Used Postal Service To Deliver Their Product
Security Camera Catches Patriotic Mailman - Makes USPS Proud

January 17, 2018
Feds say Massachusetts letter carrier caught delivering cocaine
USPS tests Automated Package Drop machines
APWU: $36 Million Remedy Settlement for Violations Regarding Sales Retention Teams
Feds say letter carrier from Worcester caught delivering cocaine in Marlboro
The Postal Service is Hiring Hundreds in the Denver Area
Rolando: Another view of the U.S. Postal Service
What a government shutdown this Friday would mean  |  Archives: Mail deliveries will continue as usual
VIDEO: USPS mail carrier delivers in subzero temperatures
Video Editorial: USPS needs help

January 16, 2018
TV station gets results for Florida neighborhood having mail delivery issues
Mail brings local man bad news  
Oakland mailman is the glue holding 'hood together
Before there was Amazon, there was Sears, the mail order giant
Ice jam floods Vermont post office
NALC: CCA Back Pay Update
Postal Service carriers have a cold job this time of year
Jersey souvenir sheet depicts flags from another era

January 15, 2018
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Colorado: Driver Ejected As USPS Contractor’s Truck Rolls Into Ditch
Retired postal worker from South Bend laughs at winter's bitter cold
Pasco WA Police post video of man filmed while allegedly trying to steal mail
Bomb squad responds after suspicious packages left at Appleton post office
USPS Heroe's Corner - Brandon Franklin
In the stamp world, Christmas is never really over

January 14, 2018
Suspect in postal worker deaths to be tried in federal court
Trial Unlikely in Fight Over Berkeley Post Office
Police: Tulsa fraud suspect had master postal service key
Louisiana letter carrier pleads guilty to burning U.S. mail
Congresswoman urges USPS to fix mail issues in Ypsilanti
NALC: Update on legal action concerning 2017 ratification balloting
OIG: Why Does USPS Have Difficulty Meeting International Service Performance Goals for Letter Post Mail?

January 13, 2018
Lunar New Year Stamp Rings in 2018
Postal Service breaks its silence on criticism of Amazon shipping agreement
Montana postal contractors arrested for dealing meth

January 12, 2018
U.S. Must Pay Postal Worker $21,000 for Slip-and-Fall Injury
Pennsylvania postal carrier waives hearing on charge of inappropriately touching female customer
Why You Won’t Stop Getting Junk Mail
WARNING! Voluntary Early Retirement has Potential Side Effects
Mail delivery issues left unresolved, USPS responds to concerns in Western Massachusetts town
Postal Vehicle Flips Over
Former Postal Carrier Admits Burning US Mail for Months
There's more than one reason why the USPS is losing money
40 USPS trucks tagged with graffiti in Oakland
Mailbox bank broken into overnight
Bezos richest person ever?
Island postmaster retires after 32 years in USPS
Former East Hartford Resident Sentenced to More Than 6 Years in Prison for Robbing USPS Employee
USPS Offers Employees Tips To Avoid Frostbite, Hypothermia
USPS celebrates year of the dog
Trial Unlikely in Fight Over Berkeley Post Office

January 11, 2018
Queens Residents Say Mail’s Been MIA Since Last Week’s Snowstorm
Trump signs bill to provide fentanyl screening equipment at borders, ports, postal facilities
Mail inspectors are finding drugs in 880 percent more packages this year
Virginia Beach woman could be another victim of a thieving postal employee
Thieves target 2 rural Jefferson County Post Offices
McCaskill bill addresses northern Missouri mailing quirk

January 10, 2018
Video: Letter carriers in Media join million mile club
US Postal worker robbed at gunpoint in Rockford IL
Postal worker discovers 'community gun' in Cincinnati mailbox
A Fond Farewell for a Potomac Letter Carrier
Sellers Deal with USPS Online Postage Crackdown
Kansas Mailman Sentenced For Delivering Marijuana
Rolando at The Hill: The Postal Service: A service Americans should appreciate
APWU: MOU Designates Official Start Day for Newly Hired PSE Clerks
USPS: Hatch Act’s social media guidelines explained

January 9, 2018
Former East Hartford Resident Sentenced to More Than 6 Years in Prison for Robbing Postal Worker
Michigan letter carrier assaulted by armed man, reward offered for information
Former USPS Employee Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement
Davenport, Iowa USPS workers suffer winter weather injuries
NALC responds to White House tweet on the Postal Service
Post Office catches up as weather allows
Postal Bulletin: USPS Updates RIF Info (Page 13, PDF)
Postage Due Comic Strip Week 10
Postal Service to offer thousands of employees early retirement
Mismanagement drives losses at postal service
OIG: How Effective is USPS in Processing Disability Retirement Applications?
OIG: Returns Season Is Upon Us

January 8, 2018
Poll ranks USPS first in job performance
OPM Redoubles Retirement Processing Efforts Ahead of January Surge
Postal Service, Census Bureau mull partnership for 2020 count
USPS taking actions to help interdict flow of illegal drugs entering the U.S.
FedEx is not certified mail, Utah Court of Appeals declares in overturning ruling
Overwhelmed by mail thefts in Broken Arrow
2-Alarm fire causes significant damage to Millersville post office

January 7, 2018
Mail delivery halted in portion of Rocky River due to 'aggressive' wild turkeys
VIDEO: Postal driver plows through foot of snow
New link: US Drive Right (RHD vehicles for rural carriers)
Frigid temps don't deter letter carriers
Former APWU President in Illinois Sentenced for Embezzlement
Tennessee letter carrier killed in Saturday accident

January 6, 2018
Mailman's landscapes of Passaic on display at Lambert Castle
Police: Car hits U.S. Postal Service truck, leaves scene
Buffalo: Postal carriers fight brutally cold temperatures
USPS responds to 'misleading rant' at The Hill
Fleagle retires after 37 years with USPS
Video: Fire Ignites at Millersville, PA Post Office
Ohio Congressman: How USPS Is Inadvertently Making The Opioid Crisis Worse

January 5, 2018
USPS to offer voluntary early retirements to some clerks and mail handlers
Mistaken for thief, postal worker threatened with gun
Even a bomb cyclone can't keep Central Mass. letter carriers from their task
West Virginia PSE sentenced for stealing pills from the mail
How Amazon Is Investing In Customer Experience By Reimagining Retail Delivery
Mistaken for a thief in the dark by retired police officer, postal worker threatened with a gun
Stolen Montecito mail being dumped in Painted Cave area
USPS workers in D.C. brave frigid temperatures
USPS Gets Top Rating From Public
USPS taking actions to help interdict flow of illegal drugs entering the U.S.
New Jersey postal workers paid to intercept refund checks before being delivered
Video: Keep Postal Carriers In Mind This Winter
Mail carrier gig 'not as easy as it looks'
National Association of Postal Supervisors (NAPS)
OIG: Facility Security at Network Distribution Centers (PDF)
OIG: Postal Vehicle Service Fuel Cost and Consumption Strategies (PDF)

January 4, 2018
Editorial: Flap over USPS package charges oversimplifies issue
Postal Service expects to resume full delivery in Erie
eBay negotiates USPS discount in advance of fee hike
USPS Marketing chief to retire
Gillette postmaster the subject of residents' petition in Long Hill
New video released of man accused of killing two postal workers
USPS Loses Executive Responsible for Flat Rate Priority Mail
Toni McEuen retires from the USPS
Video: USPS Service Alert - Winter Storm Grayson
USPS offers winter dressing tips for employees
North Carolina Man Pleads Guilty to Mailing Threatening Letter to a U.S. District Judge, Former U.S. Attorney, and
Assistant U.S. Attorney in North Carolina
Overseeing USPS - Flap over package charges oversimplifies issue

January 3, 2018
Trump says the Postal Service is 'dumber and poorer,' but he and Congress deserve the blame
Amazon shipped 5 billion Prime items to around 90 million members in 2017
Number of packages mailed in Colorado with marijuana spikes
Mail carriers walk to stay warm 'when it's this extreme'
Jacksonville USPS Distribution Center to Replace Mail Handling System

January 2, 2018
Amazon will buy Target in 2018 says influential tech analyst
Custodian who stole gift cards from Virginia Beach post office gets 1 day in jail
North Country at Work: a day in the life of a mail carrier
Donald Trump Is Wrong: The Postal Service Is an American Treasure
Trump Is Wrong, Mostly, About Amazon and USPS (link corrected)
Connecticut postal carriers battle cold conditions
The Hill: USPS cronyism is unaffordable for shippers and customers
Communities and Postal Workers United Winter 2018 Newsletter: No More Moon-Lit Delivery (PDF)
What does a gentrifying city look like? Talk to the postman
Time for Postal Service to send Congress “Dear John letter”
Is Amazon really ripping off the US Postal Service?
Jacksonville USPS Distribution Center to Replace Mail Handling System

January 1, 2018
New Years Day
Frances Higgs has been delivering mail for forty years (half her life)
Video: Postal workers endure freezing temperatures
Video: Cape Coral man tracks down owner of misdelivered Christmas card
Lawmakers attempt to close loophole allowing postal delivery of synthetic drugs

December 31, 2017
West Virginia residents still use Postal Service, though often not as much as their parents did
32 years on the same route ending for Flossmoor IL mail carrier
Fox News takes credit for Trump’s anti-USPS rant

December 30, 2017
Man arrested for armed robbery of metro Detroit postal carrier
Pittsburg Postmaster Retires
Video: $10,000 reward in East Bay mail truck burglaries
Postal Service Issuing Love Flourishes Forever Stamp
Now That You Mention It, Why *Does* The Postal Service Charge Amazon So Little For Shipping?
Trump, Amazon and the Postal Service: The story behind the tweet - Congress has tied USPS' hands
How a Postal Strike Became a National Emergency for Richard Nixon

December 29, 2017
Trump says USPS getting “poorer and dumber” while making Amazon rich
Californian leaves surprise for porch pirates  
New rules for computer-generated postage rile some
Amazon's Prime Air cargo fleet is up to 32 freighters
Driver stuck inside for a moment when another postal truck catches fire...  ...Plus, postal workers not getting paid
overtime at Manassas Post Office?
New postmaster delivers holiday cheer to McGregor
Mail carrier accused of rolling over dog on private property
Management Challenge at USPS: 195 Million Square Feet of Roof
Evaluation ordered for postal worker in colleagues’ slayings

December 28, 2017
UPS: “National Returns Day” Expected To Hit New Record
Letter carrier now faces federal murder charges in deaths of two Dublin postal workers
User error by supervisor leaves Houston-area USPS employees underpaid
USPS carrier caught throwing package, swearing at teenager
Erie residential mail delivery canceled Wednesday
Trump's Portrait Removed From Portsmouth Post Office
Video: Postal workers brave the cold to ensure the delivery of mail
Postal Service to Celebrate 2018 Lunar New Year

December 27, 2017
At the post office, no pictures of Presidents allowed
Update: 911 calls released after naked Dublin OH postal worker allegedly kills boss, postmaster
Brooklyn Center MN mail carrier ‘delivers the holidays’
Missing mail causes frustration for residents of North Carolina town
Fire closes Hereford PA post office
USPS helped Santa with Christmas deliveries
Colorado Springs postal carrier charged with stealing first-class letters
Pittsburg Police Release Photos of Suspect in Antioch Postal Carrier Vehicle Theft
On this day in Alabama history: Sequoyah stamp in the Great American Series was issued

December 26, 2017
Sculptor seeking at least $10 million for USPS's unauthorized use of statue on stamp
Police: 3 men attack Birmingham postal worker, steal packages
Postmaster's death leaves hole in partner's heart
I was an Amazon delivery driver: What it’s like to work in the tech giant’s citizen package brigade
Husband of slain post office employee heartbroken over loss
Longtime Santa Ana Postal Clerk Gets 6+ Years for Credit Card Thefts
UPS just placed biggest order so far for Tesla's electric semi
82-year-old man drives into Merritt Island post office
VIDEO: Postal worker claims assault by supervisor
A Postal Glitch Sends Thousands Of Letters To Santa To GE's Headquarters Each Year
A Look at the World's Only Underwater Post Office
Shame on you, Vail post office, for trying to cover up an error

December 25, 2017
Christmas Day
Police: Ohio postal worker facing dismissal kills 2 bosses
Stolen postal vehicle crashes into Chicago building
USPS delivering through Christmas Eve due to high holiday package volumes
Video: USPS saves Christmas with last minute holiday deliveries
Feds Focus on Mail Theft Based Identity Theft Crimes during Busy Holiday Shipping Season
Clinic owner and UPS driver indicted in bogus sleep study scheme
Like Santa, postal workers deliver on Christmas Eve
Rain, sleet, snow or shine, they deliver!

December 24, 2017
Police: Ohio postal worker facing dismissal kills 2 bosses
Stolen postal vehicle crashes into Chucago building
USPS delivering through Christmas Eve to because of high holiday
Display sends thanks to mail carriers
Miles to Go and No Reindeer to Guide Me: A Letter Carrier's Reflections
Stolen USPS van crashes in Edgewater
Frustrated UPS customers say they won't get packages in time for Christmas
UPS grabs accountants to deliver packages in final holiday push
Naked Ohio postal worker kills supervisor and postmaster in separate shootings
3 men attack postal worker in Birmingham's Southside, police say

December 23, 2017
Postal Employee kills postal supervisor at Ohio PO before killing another postal supervisor at home
North Little Rock mail carrier dresses as Santa, hides packages from Grinches on his route
Lost family dog returns home with the help of a local mail carrier
Nation’s Longest Serving Mail Carrier Still Delivering at 85
2018 Pay Dates and Leave Year
Big days ahead for postal workers during Christmas holiday
NAPS and USPS Extend Pay Talks (PDF)
Sweden Video: Daring gang caught stealing from mail trucks traveling at 50 mph
Postal workers complain of being dangerously overworked

December 22, 2017
NYC Postal Worker Arrested For Stealing Valuable Items From U.S. Mail
Senator Seeks Answers on TV Crime Drama About Postal Inspectors Funded by the Postal Service  (Yes, This is a
Real Thing)
NAPS, USPS agree to extend talks on supervisor pay package
USPS reopens historic post office in Pulaski, VA
New update to USPS Informed Delivery
Police, U.S. Postal Service, arrest fake postal worker who targeted Scottsdale homes
Holiday packages are causing an environmental and recycling nightmare
Salt Lake City: Postal workers complain of being dangerously overworked
Video: Postal Service, police tempt thieves with bait parcels
Chesapeake postal worker sentenced to 1 day in jail for stealing mail

December 21, 2017
Another Mail Truck is Hit by Thieves in San Jose
U.S. Postal Service goes all-in for busiest week of the year
Riding along on last minute Christmas deliveries
Man guilty of threatening Kansas City letter carrier with gun
No Marijuana Pics On Stamps, Postal Service Says, But Alcohol Tobacco And Guns OK
South Austin residents join forces to stop cluster mailbox burglaries
Postal workers keeping up with final holiday rush
Porch pirates use golf cart to steal packages
Senator Questions USPS Role in Television Series
French postal workers are doubling as elderly caretakers
OIG Audit: Is USPS Performing Preventive Maintenance on Roofs of all Their Owned Facilities?
OIG: Fiscal Year 2017 Statistical Tests (PDF)

December 20, 2017
Residents crowd post offices before holiday deadlines
The joyous journey of Christmas mail
It's not too late to get your holiday card mailed, but it's getting close
Georgia Letter Carrier Sentenced to More Than Eight Years in Prison in Stolen Identity Tax Refund Scheme
Anchorage USPS contractor employee charged with stealing cell phones from mail
Postal workers in Erie scramble to deliver packages
After 28 years of deliveries, Stone retires from USPS
Online shopping is overloading the USPS
USPS mail carrier in critical condition after crash
Postmaster General Thanks Employees For Their Commitment
OIG: Is USPS Efficiently and Cost-Effectively Consolidating Mail at Their CDFs?

December 19, 2017
Glenolden, PA  -  Amazon Driver Robbed and Kidnapped At Gunpoint
A USPS Vice President was (quietly) sent to prison for lying on his job application, security clearance forms
Holiday packages are being delivered as early as 5 a.m
Video: Letter carrier loses control of mail truck, falls out
Clayton County neighborhood hasn't received mail in months
VIDEO: USPS funneling millions of packages through Louisville plant
Amazon Partners With Terre Haute Post Office
Videos: USPS during the busiest week of the year
IG Pushes For Better Customer Experience At Postal Service
OIG: The Right Sort of Sorting

December 18, 2017
LLV fire in Shrewsbury MA
Florida Rural Carrier Convicted Of Federal Workers’ Comp Fraud
Driver crashes into a USPS mail truck
Postal service saves Christmas for Utah family
Immigrant father released from detention after mail delay caused DACA lapse
U.S. mail carrier accused of stealing cash, gift cards from the mail
Trump labor adviser’s plan for cutting federal compensation, potentially even paid holidays
Delivery Companies Struggle To Deliver The Goods Before Christmas
Delivery deadlines approaching for packages to arrive by Christmas Day
The Postal Service is Ready for the Busiest Mailing and Shipping Week of the Year. Are You?
Survey: US Postal Service best choice for next-day delivery
Most adorable Christmas delivery ever – Kitten rescued by postal worker
Caught on camera: Metairie, LA postal worker hurls packages, resident says

December 17, 2017
Delivery Companies Brace for the Pre-Christmas Crush
Consumer Reports analyzes FedEx, UPS, and USPSIowa Woman Pleads Guilty To Lesser Charge For Issuing More
Than $3,000 In Fraudulent Money Orders
USPS is once again delivering dreams through Operation Santa

December 16, 2017
Ashes stolen from front porch of Tucson home
U.S. retailers feeling pressure to deliver
Thieves target locked mailboxes in Colorado Springs
The German postal service has built its own electric trucks
USPS blames snow for Metro Detroit mail delays

December 15, 2017
Syracuse Postal Worker Sentenced for Stealing From Mail
U.S. Postal Service facility at SFO reopens after suspicious package deemed harmless
Police: Rogue Mail Carrier Terrorizing Puyallup Neighborhood
Man fed up with package thieves rigs box with shotgun blanks
Carson City post office, down 15 employees, failing to deliver
NALC: Questions and answers about changes to TSP withdrawal options
Just a pillow from Santa is enough for some children, postal workers find with Operation Santa

December 14, 2017
Postal workers brave the snow to deliver mail
Who is that stranger in an SUV delivering packages in your neighborhood?
PSE sentenced to federal prison for drug distribution conspiracy involving mail theft
U.S. Postal Service sees record mail volume in Idaho
Mail truck burns in Missouri
UPS loses family's $846,000 inheritance
Postal carrier helps save woman from house fire
USPS facility at SFO evacuated due to suspicious package
Schumer: Postal Grinch is keeping trees from troops
Inside look: USPS' Jacksonville center during the holidays
Neither Snow Nor Rain Nor Heat...
USPS says Monday will be its busiest mailing day
Robbers use Santa letter as bait to assault mail carrier, steal packages
Video: Atlanta area mail carriers worry late deliveries will not get better before Christmas
OIG: Delivering the Best Customer Experience (PDF)
Bamboozled: Ho, ho, hold on! Beware of 'Letter from Santa' scams

December 13, 2017
Postal inspectors and police investigating reports of postal imposter in Scottsdale
South Jersey Letter Carrier Admits Scheme To Steal And Cash Postal Money Orders
U.S. Postal Service Provides a Sneak Peek at Select 2018 Stamps
Former worst post office in NYC improves
Mail carrier attacked, robbed in Jurupa Valley CA; suspects sought
One person injured as USPS truck collides with U-Haul in Chambersburg PA
Mailman stole checks along his North Jersey route, cops say
For Tax Matters Use The United States Postal Service And Don't Cut It Too Close
Review: Amazon wants a key to your house. I did it. I regretted it.
Speeding pickup flips postal vehicle, crashes into Arby's
Guilford, NJ Contractor Pleads Guilty to Submitting False Claim to the U.S. Postal Service
Clerk Craft Successfully Stops “End of Day” Button
Congressman Frelinghuysen Contacted USPS Over Chatham Mail Problems
USPS offers reward for fraud suspect

December 12, 2017
Postal Worker Sentenced to over 6 Years in Federal Prison for Selling at Least 6,240 Stolen Credit Cards
Will your package be delivered on time? Ask the drivers working 70 hours this week
Major Shippers—And Amazon—Can’t Seem to Keep Up With E-Commerce Demands This Holiday Season
UPS and others warn that holiday deliveries are already falling behind
Bude Post Office Hit By a Car
Atlanta postmaster replaced amid late mail delivery complaints
PHOTOS: USPS Sorts Christmas Packages
Postage Due Comic Strip Week 9
APWU: New Leave Year Begins Jan. 6
Here's What Caused The Problems At The Chatham Post Office

December 11, 2017
Weary of the Internet, I went back to mail. 108 letters later, here’s what I learned.
Bay Area letter carriers will be delivering as early as 5 a.m. during holiday season
Reminding E-Commerce Customers Who Delivers
Postal Service Delivering Mail, Packages at All Hours
UK Amazon drivers forced to deliver 200 parcels a day with no time for toilet breaks while earning less than
minimum wage
Inside a USPS Distribution Center as the Holiday Season Approaches
Mail delivery goes from 9-10PM or maybe to not at all
Mail not delivered, odd USPS behavior seen. Half of all local letter carriers reportedly are on medical leave
OPEN SEASON ENDS TODAY
Former Treasurer of National Rural Letter Carriers Association Local 39 sentenced to one year of probation and
ordered to pay $11,570
PS Form 3971 Revision: Notification of Absence
Postal Service Should Deliver Turnaround Plan
Postal Service Borrows Carriers from Westfield to Help Fix Mail Backlog in Chathams

December 10, 2017
U.S. stamp error newly authenticated after 22 years
'Perfect storm' blamed for mail delivery chaos in Chatham
Postal Service Should Deliver Turnaround Plan

December 9, 2017
NYPD and US Postal Service launch drive against mail fishing, check washing
Post office investigates distressing delivery to Lansing home
Wisconsin RCA Charged with Delaying Mail
Postal Service severing ties with overseas agents
Postal workers prepare for cold during busy season
Christmas Time Means Go Time at USPS
USPS mailbox thefts expand to other states
First female postal carrier in Cal City retires after 45 years
USPS leasing 100K sf space in Brooklyn to handle holiday shipping
Postal employees putting in extra hours to deliver mail on time

December 8, 2017
Montana Hi-Line Postal Service worker sentenced for meth operation
Amazon save $2 billion next two years from new tax plan analyst says
Mail truck catches fire in Manassas VA
‘No Mail Mondays:’ Long-time Postal Service complaints worsen during holidays
California man arrested at Trafford post office, accused of $1,600 in fraudulent purchases
Haslett Post Office visit is 'like going to Mayberry'
Video: Post office investigates distressing delivery to Lansing home
Former Rochester postal employee sentenced for stealing smartphones from the mail
Postmaster General discusses peak period in radio interviews
Judge balks at plea deal, gives man 10 years for hit-and-run crash involving a postal truck
Postal Police concerned a California man's arrest could be linked to larger fraud ring
Misdelivered, or missing altogether: Elmwood postal customers describe problems
APWU: Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) Proposes Changes to Ratemaking System
NPMHU: NPMHU Files National-level Grievance Challenging Function-1 Scheduler Based on Improper Time or
Work Studies Under Article 34

December 7, 2017
Neighbors frustrated USPS hasn’t fixed vandalized mail boxes in nearly 2 months
Former U.S. Postal Service employee accused of embezzling thousands in USPS funds
Ohio letter carrier steals check meant for childhood cancer non-profit
Residents say problems continue to plague Elmwood post office
USPS seeing increase in Christmas shipping
Former USPS VP Sentenced to Two Months for Falsifying Disclosure Forms
'Porch pirates' hijack holiday packages
Video: South Carolina postal worker tips off police to missing mail across Horry County
Man who threatened Reno postal worker with knife had just gotten out of California prison
Sticky Paterson mailboxes become target of postal probe
Postal Service to deliver early in the morning, later in the evening during the holidays
Mail not getting through for some Canal Fulton residents
USPS mail deliveries continue despite Southern California wildfires

December 6, 2017
Thieves broke into NC post office, stole $20,000 in cash, police say
Police: Man holds knife to postal worker's neck and demands money
The U.S. Postal Service Is Increasing Prices and Businesses Are Not Happy
Wife pushed non-disabled husband in wheelchair to net $1.2 million benefits
Proposed Hikes Could Increase Postal Rates 41% in Next 5 Years
'Worst' Post Office in NYC Hits Another Low, Resident Says
I-Team Report Brings New Wave of Postal Service Complaints
Rural Mail Carrier Retires After Nearly 30 Years
USPS Begins Working Overtime as Christmas Nears
USPS letter carrier returns to route following paralysis
The World’s Largest Post Office Fits in the Palm of Your Hand
Don’t force Medicare Part B on postal retirees

December 5, 2017
Postal workers say falsified delivery records happening across the country
UPS, Overwhelmed by Online Orders, Warns of Some Delivery Delays
Texas postal worker pleads guilty to obstruction of mail in plea deal
Midlothian VA neighborhood frustrated with unreliable mail delivery
Mail Truck Thefts More Than Triple in San Jose
Ohio letter carrier takes keys from suspected drunken driver
U.S. Postal Service gets rate wish and more
Is This Amazon's New Delivery Drone?
Joplin Police Nab Package Theft Suspect, Recover More Than 130 Items
UPS Drivers to Protest Against 70-Hour Work Week
Petition: Stop Unsafe 70-Hour Work Weeks at UPS
USPS Tests New Version Of Operation Santa
WATCH: Surrey road rage incident involving Canada Post van caught on tape
Postal Workers say they are being forced to fake package deliveries

December 4, 2017
Hello, It’s the Post Office. Your Chickens Have Escaped
USPS investigating after 3rd suspicious device found in Oakland collection box
U.S. Postal Service Meets Your Stamp Needs for the Holidays and Special Occasions
Are You Suffering From Holiday Card Envy?
Montana woman sentenced to 15 months, fined $900,000 for workers' compensation scam
Postage Due Comic Strip Week 8
Video: Mother of murdered Georgia postal worker opens up about her grief
Fall River police investigate 2 stabbings, mail carrier robbery over weekend
USPS and Operation Santa
USPS and Letters from Santa

December 3, 2017
Letter Carriers and Volunteers Come Together to Help Feed the Less Fortunate
Postal Service, police tempt thieves with bait parcels
Thieves Steal Three USPS Mailboxes In Yonkers
USPS Contractor Beam Brothers Sentenced on Federal Conspiracy Charges
Mail truck bursts into flames after wreck on I-75 in Gainesville FL
TSP Monthly Returns November 2017

December 2, 2017
Complaints grow about mail service in Raleigh
Employee claims USPS is faking delivery records in Utah due to understaffing
Federal regulators just cleared the way for your stamps to get much more expensive
Postal Worker Sentenced to Prison and Ordered to Pay Almost $1 Million in Workers Comp Case
PMG statement on PRC 10-year rate review findings
Video Shows Woman Who Delivered Amazon Package Pooping In Front Of Sacramento Home
Former Postal Employee Sentenced and Ordered to Pay Almost $1.0 Million for Workers' Comp Fraud
PRC Concludes Rate System Has Not Achieved Necessary Objectives and Issues Proposed Rulemaking to
Address Shortcomings
Beam Bros. Trucking, Inc., Beam Bros. Holding Company and Executives Sentenced on Federal Conspiracy
Charges
New Jersey Postal Employee Among 79 Charged In Child Porn Bust - allegedly had 2,000 files of suspected child
pornography
OIG: Fall 2017 Semiannual Report to Congress
OIG: Small Package Sorting System Performance (PDF)
NALC: Back pay update
UPMA: The Postal Service has indicated that there will be an exception period for the 20:00 business rule  during
the peak holiday period

December 1, 2017
Virginia mail carrier charged after car repossessed with hundreds of pieces of mail inside
Estranged boyfriend arrested in postal worker's murder
PRC proposes changes to postal rate making process
Woman pleads guilty to mail fraud involving phony hold order
Number of DACA applications stuck in the mail tops 900
Late-Night Loading at Knickerbocker NYC Post Office ‘Violates’ Locals’ Quality of Life
Send a rooster in the mail? Yep, this postmaster has seen it
PRC to release results of postal rate-setting review
Postal worker steals check in mail intended for child’s wig charity, Copley OH police say
The Founding Fathers, Net Neutrality, and the Post Office
Increase in thefts from San Jose mail trucks
Togolese National Sentenced for Mail Fraud
Postal inspectors and police come together to stop Portland-area package thieves
Alzheimer’s Semipostal Fundraising Stamp Dedicated
Woodland residents plead guilty to diverting mail in identity theft scheme
OIG: Is the Postal Service Ready for the 2018 Midterm Election?
APWU Clashes with USPS on New 3971 Language
Dancing machine: Postal Employee dancing to Michael Jackson song goes viral  
Montana Postal Employee Gets Prison, Ordered to Pay Almost $1.0 Million for Workers Comp Fraud

November 30, 2017
USPS expands test of new ‘Expected Delivery’ feature
USPS mail bin with mail inside found dumped in Phoenix alley
Police ID 'armed and extremely dangerous' man accused of killing postal worker
$10K reward offered after USPS letter carrier is robbed
First-class career comes to an end
Competing internationally means fixing our mismanaged Postal Service
Environmental Groups Urge USPS to Adopt Electric Mail Trucks (with photos)
Texas postal employee charged in connection with found body
USPS Says: "No merit to claims of misrepresenting delivery times in Atlanta"
Portland woman frustrated with package theft; number of reports rise during holidays
OIG: Delivering Peace of Mind
OIG: Officers’ Travel and Representation Expenses for Fiscal Year 2017 (PDF)

November 29, 2017
Package delivered to East Palo Alto home explodes
Postal worker allegedly attacked by irate customer
Oklahoma Twin Sisters Who Defrauded Postal Service Sentenced to Federal Prison
USPS supervisor, husband charged with stealing $8K watch in mail
Witnesses: Postal worker stalked by estranged boyfriend before death
Some East Milton residents lack mail delivery
Disappearing blue collection mailboxes; routine density tests performed
Sneak a Peek at Your Holiday Greetings!

November 28, 2017
Postal worker shot and killed at Georgia PO
East Dallas Residents Say Mailboxes Sit Empty Far Too Often
Packages creating longer postal hours & lines
Postal worker destroys mailbox, drives away
USPS to hold customer appreciation day at 22 post offices this Saturday
Postage Due Comic Strip Week 7
Woman says postal employee forcefully threw packages onto her porch
Georgia man says someone forwarded his mail, opened credit cards in his name
Video: 2nd explosive device mailed to Bay Area home
OIG Audit: Does USPS Have an Effective Process to Monitor Domestic Preference in Vehicle Contracts?
PMG discusses service, finances and other topics in latest video

November 27, 2017
Mail from the US Postal Service found in a ditch in Georgia
Amazon using Uber-style service to deliver packages in Northeast Ohio
U.S. Postal Service urged to choose electric delivery trucks
Local post offices, businesses prepare for Cyber Monday
Mailing quirk has Missouri residents with Iowa addresses
Amazon Warehouse Hell
USPS is allegedly faking delivery times and its employees are not allowed to talk about it
A Mailman's Memories: Retiring After a Generation of Service on Bainbridge
Local takes 'A Postal Journey' through Nevada
Conner Stays Busy as Jasper Postmaster
Video: Protect your holiday packages from ‘porch pirates’
Postal Service Eyes Next-Day Sunday Delivery for Holidays

November 26, 2017
Get Ready! Record $5 Billion Spent Online in 24 Hours
Nevada's new postmaster hails from Garden City
Union president: USPS job cuts in Albuquerque may make long lines at post offices even worse
Amazon's Bezos Now Worth $100 Billion
USPS investigating package explosion in Alameda CA
Helpful or harmful: Is USPS' Informed Delivery feature a new target for security threats?

November 25, 2017
Postal Service workers share experience in hurricane affected areas
Man in postal uniform, mask, robs bank in in Sioux Falls
Woman Indicted for Sending Mail Bomb to Texas Gov., President Obama
U.S. Mail truck wrecks on Interstate 79 in West Virginia
How the Postal Service is Helping Santa Respond to Your Child's Letter
Rematch underway for leadership of letter carriers local union

November 24, 2017
Canada Post reports $62-million loss before tax in third quarter
Extra Shipping Fees To Impact Parcel Services
As Postal Service Fleet Ages, Reports of Fires Grow
For Thanksgiving, A Mailman Inspires Gratitude
Carriers and CCA's Awarded $1,000 Each For Management's Repeated Blatant Violations of Articles 8, 15 and M-
01517 (PDF)
LA post office clerk can help send holiday packages with a smile
Postal Inspectors offering mailing tips to secure your holiday shipments
NALC Says Consumer Sentiment Is At Its Highest Levels Since January 2004

November 23, 2017
Thanksgiving Day
The old-fashioned mail-order catalog is making a comeback
Postal worker accused of stealing blank checks from mail, spending thousands
OIG: USPS Board of Governors’ Travel and Miscellaneous Expenses for FY 2017

November 22, 2017
Lexington police now say postal worker did not assault teenager after package theft
Deliveries from Amazon heavily impacting Crested Butte CO Post Office
Utah mailman charged with theft of Costco rebates
Not in gloom of night: Post office struggles to get mail delivered
Murdered postal worker’s family gripped by heartache
U.S. Postal Service: Florida man says he was refused a refund after package delivered empty
Four postal forms to be phased out in January
50-something feds dodge TSP tax bullet
Post Office guarantees package, but can’t deliver
VIDEO: As more thieves target mailboxes, USPS provides community outreach
Not in gloom of night: Post office struggles to get mail delivered
Houston: Boyfriend choked then shot missing postal worker
Postal IG Highlights Recommendations Still Pending  |  Recommendations
Former California postal worker sentenced for drug trafficking
Cyber Monday Shopping? The Postal Service is Ready to Deliver!
Western Union Fraud Victims to Receive Compensation
OIG: How Important is the Customer Experience?
Postal Service blamed for late ballot delivery in Virginia election

November 21, 2017
USPS has a VR app, but it's not about delivering mail
Postal truck catches fire in Minnesota
Homeowner’s security camera catches postal worker throwing packages
Package of bubble wrap comes with 100 feet of packing paper
Postmaster General delivers holiday message to employee
U.S. Postal Service Letters FROM Santa Program Provides Santa’s Personalized Response to Your Child’s Letter
Man pleads not guilty to sending pipe bomb that exploded at East Chicago post office
UNIT LEVEL MITAGATION PROCESS NOW OPEN
OIG: Open or Closed: Now You Can See
New York Postal worker continues tradition of hosting Thanksgiving for community

November 20, 2017
South Carolina mail carrier subjected to indecent exposure on her route — again
Why UPS and the Postal Service Get High Marks for Community Impact
Missouri senator says USPS uses “emergency suspension” to close post offices indefinitely
Package mix-ups have residents of one neighborhood fuming
Postal Worker Assaults Boy Who Tried to Stop Package Theft
Senator McCaskill Demands Answers to Laurie's Post Office Problem
Live aquarium fish shipped through the mail; 12 die
Longtime Postal Carriers Set To Hang Up Mailbags
Your New Mailman Works for Amazon
Former Louisiana Postal Employee Charged with Embezzlement of Mail Matter

November 19, 2017
US Postal truck catches fire in Menlo Park
Wisconsin: Post office drama could lead to criminal charge against employee
APWU: Des Moines Area Local and BMC Protest for a Viable Postal Service

November 18, 2017
Louisiana Postal Worker Charged with Mail Theft
Sacramento Men Plead Guilty to Bank Fraud and Identity Theft Scheme Using Stolen U.S. Mail
New details upright Jenny Invert distribution
Residents of Louisiana town fed up after mail found abandoned in the street
Mail spills from truck onto Fairview Road in Costa Mesa
Charlottesville Swears In New Postmaster
Pewaukee Post Office drama could lead to criminal charge against employee
Battered box of tropical fish bewilders Burlingame postal worker
Wisconsin Postal Worker facing felony for writing threatening letter to coworker

November 17, 2017
Expert: Postal Service change may be key to late-arriving absentee ballots in tight Va. races
After years of problems, postal service making changes in Peachtree City GA
Dozens Of Pieces Of Mail Discovered Dumped In Mesquite TX
Beloved Cleveland letter carrier celebrates 60 years on the job
Post office drama as investigators seek DNA to identify who wrote threatening letter
Packages Pile Up at NYC Post Offices Because Carriers Can't Get Into Buildings
Australia Post slammed for near-useless parcel delivery robot
Dreamers who missed deadline over mail failure will be able to reapply
USPS Responds to Forbes Contributor Steve Pociask – Time to Change the Broken Record
Chicago Residents Worry Keys Meant For Postal Workers Used to Break Into Homes

November 16, 2017
Mail carriers in Atlanta accuse USPS of faking Amazon delivery records so customers don't get free stuff
USPS, Built To Deliver Letters, Struggles To Compete In Package Delivery
Postal Service forecasts 'much-needed revenue' from approved rate hike
USPS Requests Review of OPM's Determination Regarding CSRS Liability (PDF)
USPS Delays Report on Grocery Delivery Services (PDF)
Post office closures this holiday season
Holiday Package Deliveries? Porch Pirates Are Ready and Waiting
Riding your spouse’s health plan? Time to dismount!
OIG Audit: What is your experience with the Extended Capacity Left-Hand Drive Delivery Vehicles?
APWU: A reminder of dangers Postal Employees face working at USPS

November 15, 2017
Amazon blames USPS for issues that led to Amazon Fresh changes
Thanksgiving feast for 300 planned by East Harlem mailman with help from community
Tampa gun violence leads USPS to tell carriers to avoid areas where there is a police presence
USPS ‘was enlisted’ in hunt for Barclays whistleblower
USPS reports fiscal year 2017 results: $2.7 billion loss
Oakland Postal Worker to Be Honored for Aiding Colleague Who Was Shot
Jackson Hole: More mail, more woes for postal customers
Janice Bradley retires as postal worker after 32 years and great safety record
Durant, OK Man Sentenced To 36 Months Probation For Delay Or Destruction Of Mail By Postal Employee
Taxpayers and Customers Will Pay Dearly for Electric, Driverless Postal Fleet
Homes gone, mail now collects at the Napa post office

November 14, 2017
UPS Wants to Convert 1,500 Delivery Trucks in NYC to Electric by 2020
Man pleads guilty in crash that injured postal worker
USPS investigating reports of mail theft at Jacksonville post office
USPS denies insurance claim on $4,000 diamond ring lost in the mail
U.S. Postal Worker Caught on Camera Tossing Packages
Postal Service Reports Fiscal Year 2017 Results
New Postage Rates Take Effect January 21
OIG: 'Tis the Scan Season

November 13, 2017
Postal Service change of address system exploited by identity thief
West Virginia contractor employee pleads guilty to possession of stolen mail
Special delivery: Once paralyzed, NJ mailman is back on the job
Here's more of what may be America's new mail truck
Retirement for Meyersdale rural mail carrier
9-year-old with cancer wants cards for his last Christmas
Postage Due Comic Strip Week 6
Open Season - Postal employees can now make benefits changes
West Virginia USPS contract carrier pleads guilty to possession of stolen mail
Open Season is Coming — Here’s What You Need to Know
Benefits Programs and Key Dates
Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement — Changing Your Current Mailing Address
Tax Obligations of USPS Employees
Des Moines’ postal services should be expanded, not cut

November 12, 2017
49-year-old postcard brings back memories of Vietnam
Postlandia: The 2018 Calendar of Post Offices and Places
Former Postal Supervisor Gets Probation for Mail Theft
2017 Benefits Open Season Begins November 13

November 11, 2017
Veteran's Day
U.S. Postal Inspectors investigate mail theft in Texas town
Package Delivery Services Hiring For The Holiday Season
As open season begins, here's what feds need to know
Joint law enforcement team reports “sharp decline” in mail theft trend

November 10, 2017
Post Office Fails to Deliver on Time, and DACA Applications Get Rejected
Indiana Man Indicted In East Chicago Post Office Bombing Case
Virginia: Mail carrier suspected in theft of gift card
Thief steals mail from collection boxes in front of post office
Former postal carrier makes good in film industry
Houston: Postal worker, clinic owners indicted for health care fraud
Residents of Long Island town frustrated by not getting mail
Family love of delivering ends after more than 80 years
GoFundMe: Dallas postal worker Keith Jones needs our help
Alabama Resident Convicted in Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Schemes That Sought $26 Million
OIG Audit: How effective is the Postal Service’s Fuel Price Index program?
AARP, U.S. Postal Inspection Service Team Up for ‘Operation Protect Veterans’

November 9, 2017
Family love of delivering ends after more than 80 years
Changes in shifts, job titles prompt protest at Des Moines’ main Post Office
Oakland Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Alter U.S. Postal Money Orders
Truck and porta potty serve as Illinois town’s post office for more than a year
As It Was: Mail Carriers Go from Bicycles and Horses to Air Delivery
New Cassville Postmaster Named
AM General's Entry for Next Mail Carrier Spied Testing
Trump supporter stops receiving mail
Postmaster General Recognizes Veterans
Former NALC Treasurer of Branch 378 In Marion, IN Sentenced for Embezzlement
Veteran recalls delivering mail during WWII
NARFE Applauds Senate Passage of TSP Modernization Act
Some Plans Dropping Out of FEHB, but Others Joining
FEHB Open Season for 2018

November 8, 2017
Special Report: Where’s my mail?
Wait until you see how easy it is to steal your identity at the post office
Late mail still plaguing Southwest Atlanta residents
Postal supervisors from Akron get prison for stealing marijuana, methamphetamine out of the mail
Manager wears pink dress after office reaches $20,000 goal for breast cancer stamp sales
All signs point to record holiday shopping. E-commerce continues to force changes to supply chain
It's Official: PRC Approves USPS 2018 Rate Hike
Video shows mail carrier throwing packages at Glen Allen, VA home
OIG Audit: How Can the Postal Service Improve Package Sorters?

November 7, 2017
Buffalo man’s identity stolen after mail redirected to new address
Workhorse to Launch, Test New Electric Van with Delivery Drone Option
Des Moines post office workers will protest cutbacks this week
Decline in processed claims inflates OPM's retirement backlog
Deer runs amok at post office in Pittsburgh
Lockheed books $215M Postal Service sorting tech contract
Next generation package processing on a large scale
Brookside post office closure forces residents to visit other branches
USPS 2017 Holiday TV Ad: Biggest Gift
Local NALC Newsletter Describes Hostile Work Environment in Dallas
Man Sentenced for Conspiring to Commit Fraud-ID Theft with Florida USPS Letter Carrier
OIG: A Veterans Day Salute

November 6, 2017
USPS refuses to pay insurance claim until TV news reporter asks about it
Fallen mailman had a friendly word for everyone
Postal worker wins $10 million on lottery scratch ticket, calmly returns to work
The Trucks Competing to Be the Next USPS Delivery Vehicle
USPS to announce 2017 financial results on November 14
More trouble in mall land as online shopping grows more popular
NPMHU Files Charges with NLRB RE: Function-1 Scheduler And USPS Failure to Provide Information
Cluster mailboxes are starting to pop up again in some areas of London (Canada) -  worrying critics and postal
workers alike
Connecticut postal employee marks 50 years of military, USPS service
Florida man goes postal, attacks mailman with baseball bat, lawmen say
Opening soon - Benefits enrollment period begins Nov. 13

November 5, 2017
Police: Postal worker lied about being robbed at gunpoint
As U.S. Postage Rates Continue To Rise, The USPS Gives The Chinese A 'Free Ride'
USPS hopes for more Sunday package deliveries

November 4, 2017
Metairie mailman pleads guilty to delivering while intoxicated again
Meet the Flyest Postman in New York City
Security camera catches USPS carrier throwing packages onto front porch
Why the fight against opioid abuse is happening at the post office
Taunton postal worker charged with embezzling $22,000
Video: Memphis postal delivery debacle at apartment complex
Postal Service Continues Delivery Efforts In Caribbean; Special Sunday Hours For Package Pickup And Delivery
Announced
OIG Audit: Are USPS Tort Claims processes and internal controls effective for accurate and appropriate  
payments?

November 3, 2017
Postal Service paid $84M last year for property damage and injuries
Pennsylvania Postal Worker Charged with Opening Mail
Task of returning Chicago mailboxes turning into a marathon
Broken mailboxes connected to stolen checks
Federal investigation launched into Alabama post office burglary
Postal rate increase looming for publishers
NALC challenges change to promotion pay provisions
APWU: Pay Increase Coming November 25th
Swedes watch postal thieves board moving mail truck from car
NYC postman accessorizes his uniform with streetwear
Temporary Emergency Committee of the Postal Service Board of Governors to Meet November 14
OIG: Package Delivery Scanning ― Nationwide
NPMHU Files NLRB Charges against USPS over Scheduling, Failure to Provide Info

November 2, 2017
Olean 4-year-old dresses up as his hero — the local mailman — for Halloween
Postal employee fired after allegedly tampering with mail in Wauwatosa
Beloved retiring mail carrier celebrated by neighborhood
Upside-down U.S. flag flies at California PO
How the Postal Service is using analytics to spot problems at local offices
Clean Energy Expands Fueling Agreements With USPS Fleets
Suspicious note in local mailbox leads to arrests
Federal Investigation Underway at Penn State PO
Ossining postal problems concern residents
Maryland Postal Worker Wins $10 Million Jackpot
Temporary Emergency Committee of the Postal Service Board of Governors to Meet November 14
Seasonal Workers Needed at Pittsburgh-Area USPS Distribution Centers
USPS OIG Report on Consolidation of Mail for Chicago and San Francisco Network Distribution Centers
Postal Service Previews Alzheimer’s Semipostal Fundraising Stamp Image
Postal IG Praises ‘Extraordinary’ Employee Efforts Following Disasters
Wife of Fayetteville councilman charged in fatal crash involving postal truck

November 1, 2017
Spy Shots: U.S. Postal Service Testing Mahindra Mail Truck   
USPS and Walmart eye next-day Sunday delivery for holidays
Columbus OH postal worker robbed at gunpoint
Post office employees deliver in time of need
Postal worker retires after 31 years, used just one day of sick leave in career
The USPS Wants Your Ideas
LINK: APWU Health Plan
Gun thieves hit Springfield postal warehouse
OIG: Consolidation of Mail for Chicago and San Francisco Network Distribution Centers

October 31, 2017
Halloween
Retired Postal Worker Found Beaten to Death in Car
Decade-long post office ‘dog hold’ leads to federal lawsuit
Could a post office lock box be putting your home at risk?
Remains of veteran, former postal worker lost in mail
Stop the mail from being a painful reminder of loss
Problem postmaster relocated
Accenture: AI, Robotics and Augmented Reality Shaping the Future of Posts and Delivery Companies
Postal worker rescues badly hurt customer
South Shore Post Office Annex renamed for clerk who died in Hurricane Sandy
Gilley retires after nearly three decades with USPS
Superior Postmaster to Retire This Week
One killed in crash along Morganton Road in Fayetteville

October 30, 2017
AFGE: Irresponsible Budget Resolution Fails Working Families
Tenant: Postal police slow to respond to stolen Yonkers rent checks
Amazon and Wal-Mart Battle for the Last Mile
The federal workforce is ‘deeply in jeopardy,’ expert says
Postage Due Comic Strip Week 4
Boston APWU Organizes Protest to Demand Management Fill New England Area Postal Vacancies
OIG: Trying Times, Extraordinary Efforts
Postal Service Expands Delivery Efforts In Caribbean
Statement from Postmaster General on Board of Governors nominations

October 29, 2017
What to do if your Amazon order includes a surprise shipment of marijuana
Postal Service Expands Delivery Efforts In Caribbean
Back in the Day: How a fatal shooting led to a post office’s backwards name

October 28, 2017
GOP tax plan would take a big bite out of your TSP nest egg
PMG “pleased” that Trump has nominated new Governors
Mail stolen from drop boxes at five Sarasota County post offices
Postmaster's Last Delivery
Ossining postal problems provoke residents to speak up
Attorney General Sessions Says USPS Involved in Fight Against Opioids
Delivery Trucks Caught On Video Blocking Handicapped Parking Spaces
Spartan Motors Awarded $214 Million Contract From United States Postal Service
Two postmasters general meet on the ice; joint issues represent nations’ relationships
Florida letter carrier charged with DUI manslaughter in death of Fort Lauderdale detective

October 27, 2017
Feds Can Depose Berkeley Mayor in Post Office Fight
Air National Guard delivers mail to Puerto Rico
Big Cuts in Civil Service Retirement Benefits Defeated … For Now
Santa Fe post office restricts nighttime access
Employee says Pennsylvania post office remains a toxic environment
U.S. Postal Service Using Virtual Reality to Train Drivers
U.S. mail delivery endures in county's rural areas
The R2-D2 Robot of Mail Delivery Helps Postal Workers in Germany
Amazon Shares Soar After Massive Earnings Beat
Carlsbad postmaster sworn in after decade of jobs across New Mexico
No Cuts to Federal Pay and Benefits in Joint Budget Resolution
House Passes Senate Version of Budget Resolution
Social Security Announces 2.0 Percent Benefit Increase for 2018
Boston APWU Brings Allies Together to Fight for a Better Postal Service
UPS expects to ship 750 million packages this holiday season while adding peak shipping charges

October 26, 2017
Trump nominates three to USPS Board
‘Tis the Season for the Return of the Iconic Sears Wish Book
Atlanta: Post office calls cops after residents complain about not getting mail
$1K reward for man who attacked, tried to rob Naperville postal worker
Man arrested after carjacking mail truck, police say
OPM Finalizes Long-Desired Change to USPS Pensions
Can you identify the man who punched a female mail carrier?
Amazon Key will now deliver inside your home, and record the whole thing
USPS Honors Perkins County Postmaster
Jamaican postal worker jumps from building - Staff shaken by traumatic incident

October 25, 2017
New Jersey postal worker gets 3 years for stealing co-workers IDs, filing phony claims
USPS to deliver 15 billion pieces of cheer this holiday season
UPS to test cargo bikes for deliveries in Toronto
Texas man pleads guilty to using postal service fuel cards for private vehicle
Bronx mailman gets 5 years for delivering 300 pounds of cocaine
Papillion-La Vista NE post office employees recognized for coming to aid of ailing co-worker
Georgia rural carrier killed in ‘freak accident’
Nebraska: Postal workers helping those in need
Rep. Kind throws in support for continued six-day mail delivery
Video: Postal Service Retiree Surprised by $10K Prize from Neighborhood Credit Union
Former postal worker pleads guilty to stealing methamphetamine from the mail

October 24, 2017
Homeowner says USPS action ‘feels like theft’
Westport resident battles to save ‘magic garden’
Many U.S. mail packages to Puerto Rico are too heavy
Postal worker who threw out 100 Berkeley voter guides identified
Lawmakers seek information on drug risks to postal workers
Homeowner says it 'feels like theft' after mailman returns Amazon package left in box
VIDEO: USPS 'People' 15 Second Ad
Postal Service - 5 Scary Stamp Facts
The future (if any) of your retirement plan

October 23, 2017
Two Ohio mail carriers charged with stealing packages
Postal contractor dies in crash after he veers off California freeway
Autonomous delivery vehicles would drive letter carriers from mailbox to mailbox, follow carriers on walking
routes and self park
Video: Crooks hit "hundreds" of mailboxes in Madera County, CA neighborhood
Two Ohio letter carriers charged with stealing packages
Lawmakers seek information on drug risks to postal workers
Norfolk wants to buy a huge chunk of land near downtown. The Postal Service says it’s not for sale
Why some mail to Hill and New College House has been coming in days late
Man Follows Postman And Silently Records. When Camera Zooms Out His True Intentions Are Revealed

October 22, 2017
Mailers Consider How to Legally Stop Postal Rate Increases
Video: Charlotte postal truck crash leaves one with serious injuries
Letter carrier leaves his mark in Nebraska Capitol environs

October 21, 2017
Postal worker robbed at gunpoint in Swatara Township PA, 2 suspect sought
Republicans Consider Sharp Cut in 401(k) Contribution Limits
Chicago artist takes on Trump with 'stamp art'
Authorities investigating rope found in shape of noose at Gaithersburg MD VMF
On the rise: More employees feel 'engaged,' survey says
Disconnect Between Survey and Actual Workplace Conditions
USPS plans autonomous vehicle tests on rural routes

October 20, 2017
Veterans’ Day Observed on Saturday November 11: Postal Retail and Delivery Closed
USPS unveils new hockey stamps with Canada Post
Postal worker who robbed bank on his day off faces prison
Senate Approves Budget Resolution Without Benefit Hits
Former Employee of Beloit WI Post Office Sentenced for Theft of Mail
Vermont Rural Carrier Sentenced for Possession of Oxycodone
Senate Approves Budget Plan, Setting Up Fight Over Fed Benefit Cuts
Why paper catalogs still matter
Video: Philadelphia warning about thieves targeting public mailboxes
Union boss says he would rather destroy Royal Mail than lose pensions fight
Boy without a father after crash involving moped and postal worker

October 19, 2017
Communities and Postal Workers United Fall 2017 Newsletter (PDF)
DHL's mail-carrying robot delivers the goods in Germany
Retired Howell mail carrier, 99, remembered for impact on community
VIDEO: USPS Delivers After Hurricane Irma
Idaho Postal Worker Pleads Guilty to Mail Theft
West Virginia OIC pleads guilty to theft
Bombing Suspect Charged - Package Exploded Injuring Postal Employee
MN Letter Carrier Honored For Donating Bone Marrow To Leukemia Patient
Former Monroe, LA postal employee pleads guilty to stealing mail
Just how partisan are federal workers?
Five Valdosta, GA residents plead guilty to mail theft conspiracy
USPS say disruptions to mail transportation by air across Caribbean results in using cargo ships

October 18, 2017
Postal workers to rally against job cuts in Boston area
Former New Jersey Postal Supervisor Admits Theft
USPS seeks volunteers to work in Puerto Rico
Legislation Would Allow Postal Service to Ship Alcoholic Beverages
GOP health insurance plan for feds part of larger assault on compensation
Amazon taking over package rooms of largest apartments
Postal worker leaves package exposed on back of truck
Former U.S. postal worker sentenced for part in elaborate money scheme
NALC: Veterans Day holiday
U.S. Postal Service awards $214 million contract to Spartan Motors
Real Men Wear Pink: USPS promotes breast cancer awareness

October 17, 2017
In Sumner and Bonney Lake WA, they wonder: Where is our mail?
Bakersfield man pleads guilty to possession of stolen mail and credit cards - turnto23.com Bakersfield, CA
Happy anniversary, C Fund market peak
Someone torches Pasco mail worker's SUV
Former postal supervisor admits to embezzling nearly $16K
Des Moines USPS to hire 250 before the holidays
PHOTOS: Postal carrier vehicle struck on Hwy 55
Amazon's Request for Proposal for 2nd HQ Location (PDF)  |  Amazon HQ2
The Story Behind the Viral Wildfire Mail Video
Portland Man Receives Federal Prison Sentence for Theft of Mail from a U.S Postal Service Vehicle
USPS plans to deploy self-driving mail trucks by 2025
USPS: Mail Processing Clerks move into customer relations roles
Two Santa Rosa Post Offices provide mail pickup Monday to Friday

October 16, 2017
Virginia Postal Worker Sentenced for Stealing Items from the Mail
Suspicious Sound in NH Mailbox Brings in Police
Controversial Che Guevara stamp sold out in a week
Amazon to Add 120,000 Jobs This Holiday Season
NYPD looking for robbery suspects who targeted postal delivery drivers
Having identity thieves steal their mail was bad. Getting the U.S. Postal Service to return it was worse
$20,000 reward for arrest in robbery of Lake Park. FL mail carrier
‘Beautiful Blooms’ stamp art exhibit opens at National Postal Museum
Historic news page from Dec. 11, 1926: Holiday urged for mail carriers
One-Stop Shop for IG Reports

October 15, 2017
OPM publishes 2018 FEHB Premiums
Finding comfort in routine, Northern California wildfire evacuees pick up the mail
How the 2018 budget resolution process may impact you and your retirement
VIDEO: Carrier drives through grass and throws package
COLA Announcement Reinforces Need for a New COLA Formula
NARFE Applauds House Passage of TSP Modernization Act
OPM Report Shows Federal Employees Increasingly Satisfied With Pay, Work/Life Programs
Postal carrier for five decades, Larry the mail guy leaves his mark in Capitol environs
Late and missing mail leaves Bonsack, VA woman befuddled

October 14, 2017
Mail Delivery Resumes In Napa County
Mail truck damaged in Dayton
Ohio letter carrier indicted for receiving methamphetamine
Local postal union, residents fight against potential Harlem post office sell-off
Video: Vicious dog that attacked postal worker is found, impounded
GOP candidate arrested for sending pipe bomb package that exploded and injured pregnant postal worker
USPS reports impact on operations due to California wildfires
2018 Social Security COLA will be 2.0%: Not Enough to Offset Medicare Part B Premiums

October 13, 2017
Police arrest man with a grudge in East Chicago post office bombing
USPS worker dies after crash in Greensboro
Tweens steal packages from postal truck
Letters Could Save Kauai Post Office
USPS and Canada Post Joint Issue Hockey Stamps
USPS Responds to California Wildfires
USPS closes Oxford pepper-spraying dog investigation
Warning Black Bear on the Premises
Trump tries to weaken federal unions, but membership grows in reaction to GOP actions
Vietnam War soldier’s lost letters returned
What’s in the box? The answer got a postal worker a year of house arrest
International Mail: Information on Changes and Alternatives to the Terminal Dues System
December 2017 Penalty Overtime Exclusion
ELM Revision: Promotional Policies
ELM Revision: Whistleblower Protection
Christmas Pay Procedures for Rural Carriers

October 12, 2017
Postal Service Says Cremated Remains Shipped More Often Than You Think
Drug Shipments Raise Concerns about Postal Employee Safety
Former NY Postal Worker Sentenced for Stealing Money Orders
Four Ohio Postal Workers Indicted in Stolen Check Scheme
APWU Update on the House Budget Resolution
DHL tests PostBot autonomous vehicle for postal deliveries
OIG Audit: Highway Contract Route Contracting Practices and Conflicts of Interest
NALC: A Hard Rain: Stories of survival, helping others and returning to their routes (PDF)
Letter sent to Detroit home delivered 62 years late

October 11, 2017
Drone video: Postman delivers mail after Santa Rosa fires
Mail delivery stopped for entire street after residents of one house threaten carrier
A bear walked into the Anchorage P&DC and wouldn't leave. Police shot it
Deutsche Post to test driverless delivery trucks starting next year
FAA Panel Splits on Drone Tracking Requirements
Return to sender for phony postal address change domains
US Postal Inspection Service Arrests Man For Theft Of Four Generators From USPS

October 10, 2017
Walmart says its online sales will explode next year
Amazon is exploring ways to deliver items to your car trunk and inside your home
Military Holiday 2017 Shipping Deadlines
Your next mail truck? NHTSA document previews Mahindra USPS vehicle prototype
Colorado students sending artwork to postal workers in Houston
Amazon's 'Seller Flex' Program Would Largely Impact the USPS
Spy shots: The Postal Service's New Electric Mail Truck?
Operator of physical therapy clinics indicted for workers comp fraud involving postal workers
Greenpoint mailman pleads not guilty to stealing packages and $10K worth of stamps
The Case of the Ghostly Governor
Irish Che Guevara stamp prompts protest
Postage from private meter fails timely mailing rule
Costco is going to start offering free 2-day delivery
House Passes Budget Resolution Calling for $32 Billion in Benefit Cuts
USPS continues efforts in Caribbean
Fired Florida postal worker gets house arrest for taking bribes to deliver marijuana packages
This Is the World’s Most Unusual Post Office - On a remote island in the Galápagos, tourists become mail carriers
Postal vehicle crashes, overturns injuring driver near high school in Maryland
Next-generation US Postal Service truck starts zipping around town
OIG: Insider Threat Program
OIG: New Semipostals Are Coming!
Postal Service’s IT not fully protected from insider threats, watchdog says
The US Postal Service Is Building a Self-Driving Mail Truck

October 9, 2017
Columbus Day
Northfield Postmaster Retiring After Nearly 36 Years Federal Service
USPS Issues The Snowy Day Forever Stamps
Postage Due Comic Strip Week 1
Royal Mail Workers Vote for National Strike
This mailwoman saved an elderly woman’s life
Vintage photos trace the unsung genius of the Post Office
U.S. mail carriers emerge as heroes in Puerto Rico recovery
House Proposal for Federal Employee Health Program Could Decimate Workers’ Benefits

October 8, 2017
SUV crashes into Umatilla post office
Car vs Post Office in Cotuit
Delray Beach postmaster refuses to discuss mail delivery issues throughout area
USPS video shows how to request refunds online

October 7, 2017
Brooklyn residents not receiving mail due to dispute over broken boxes
USPS being forced to skip retiree payments for fifth straight year
Post Office entrance a hardship for Emporia KS customers
California man gets 46 months in prison for mail forwarding scam
NALC recognizes letter carriers for acts of heroism
Judge orders ex-postal worker to repay $2,600 taken from the mail

October 6, 2017
Kokomo Postal Worker Retires After 45 Years Delivering Mail
Postal Worker Fired After Not Lowering Flag
WSJ: USPS Likely to Raise Prices to Bolster Cash Cushion
Milton-Freewater works through shortage of mail carriers
UPS and FedEx stocks down as Amazon moves further into the delivery space
VIDEO: USPS Hurricane Harvey Recovery
USPS hikes shipping prices 3.9%, first class letter goes to 50¢ in January
Delivery Wars: Is Amazon a Threat To FedEx, UPS? Perhaps Not
Senator Tester Defends Rural Montanans, Holds Postmaster General Accountable
OPM Announces 2018 Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program Premiums
NARFE: FEHB Program Premium Increase Highlights Need for COLA Reform
House Passes Budget Targeting Federal Retirement and Health Benefit Programs for $32 billion in Cuts
USPS testing Next Generation Delivery Vehicle Prototype in Arizona, Detroit and Northern Virginia

October 5, 2017
Gunnison Mail Carrier Puts Down His Bag
Postal Workers Wear Pink to Support Breast Cancer Awareness
VIDEO: Rolando Presents NALC 2017 National Hero of the Year Award to Matt Lamb
VIDEO: Vermont Teddy Bear Counts on USPS
Health plans: Pain in butt or pain in wallet? Your call!
Postal worker attacked in attempted robbery in Naperville
Amazon Is Testing Its Own Delivery Service to Rival FedEx and UPS
Husband and wife retire after combined 71 years at Deep River Post Office
Post office extensively damaged by car crash
Charleston mailman honored for heroism
Is USPS prepping for driverless mail trucks?
Five plead guilty to stealing credit cards from private mail facility at Atlanta airport
Maine: tile installer accused of stealing postal money orders
Craft presentations and documents from APWU 2017 All Craft Conference
National Postal Museum to Open Art Exhibition Celebrating Beautiful Blooms on Stamps
Federal employee health insurance premiums to rise by 6.1 percent
UPS using technology to help get seasonal workers up to speed
USPS and Canada Post Preview The History of Hockey Joint-Issuance Stamps
OPM Announces 2018 Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program Premiums

October 4, 2017
Walmart acquires New York-based Parcel to compete with Amazon on rapid package delivery
Too hot at Crystal Lake post office
D.C. USPS manager gets 8 years for converting postal workers into a virtual marijuana distribution network
Fort Mill citizens meet with USPS over ongoing mail problems
Spartan Motors Awarded $214 Million USPS Contract for Cargo Vans  |  Spartan Motors
Willits Postmaster Dale Briggs Retires
Cheshire man gets 24 months in jail for defrauding USPS
Vegas shooter worked as mail carrier from 1976 to 1978
Postal diplomacy
Bulk Mailer Sentenced to 2 Years in Federal Prison for Defrauding the USPS of Nearly $750K
APWU: Oppose the 2018 House Budget – Fight Again for Working Families!
USPS releases The Snowy Day Forever stamps
PB: 22477
Snail Mail Question: Does The New Postal Email Service Really Invite Stalkers?
Vegas killer once worked as a mailman, IRS agent
Five plead guilty to stealing credit cards from Georgia airport, mail facility
Postal Service to Dedicate Christmas Carols Forever Stamps
USPS Informed Delivery receives praise from customers
Mail Carrier’s truck catches fire in Horry County South Carolina

October 3, 2017
Vegas shooting: Engine trouble becomes blessing for postal clerk
APWU 2017 All-Craft Conference
Bexley Mail Problems
Postal supervisor who used job to help mail 100 kilos of weed gets six years
USPS Has Good News for Prospective Retirees
USPS OIG: Autonomous Vehicles for the Postal Service
USPS responds to Washington Post story on delayed mail
USPS to issue five new semipostal stamps
House to Consider Cuts to Postal Retirement and Health Benefits This Week
Unions disappointed, but not surprised by Trump decision to disband labor-management forum
NTEU Says Trump Elimination of Labor-Management Councils is Shortsighted
West Virginia postal worker pleads guilty to stealing pain pills from the mail
USPS: Inability to make mandated retiree health benefit payments won’t impede operations
USPS Hired Employee (s) to Monitor and Review Social Media for the “Social Media Advisory Panel”
USPS awards over $214 million contract for cargo vans
USPS to Dedicate Forever Stamps Honoring Diversity in Children’s Books
President Trump Orders Flags Flown At Half-Staff Through Oct. 6 To Honor Victims Of Mass Shooting In Las
Announcing the Launch of Oversight.gov
USPS Service Disruption Alerts For Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands
Postal Service OIG takes critical aim at delayed mail, overtime pay in Northeast

October 2, 2017
Vets furious over Clinton Hill post office's tattered flags
Amazon takes new steps to deter porch pirates
Flex drivers: 'We are not stealing your packages'
Police: U.S. Postal Service carrier delivered more than mail
Mail carrier saves woman's life
USPS ‘Informed Delivery’ Is Stalker’s Dream
More mail operations resuming in Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands
January health premium hike cuts into pay raise, retiree COLA
USPS to issue Alzheimer Semipostal Stamp in November
USPS: All incoming mail available to Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands

October 1, 2017
Postal Service vehicle catches fire in downtown Cleveland
LLV Service Life to Be Extended Further
Customer complaints continue at Peachtree City GA post office
USPS wins round in patent dispute
Canadian, Oklahoma Woman Sentenced To 36 Months Probation For Embezzlement Of Mail By Postal Employee

September 30, 2017
Stamped Out
Postal worker gets prison for helping son move pot to York
Hero postal carrier gets national honor
'White Lives Matter' fliers found inside Maryland post office
Postal worker retires after 44 years of service
Indiana letter carrier charged with dealing drugs
California Postal Worker Gets 72 Months In Prison For Drug Trafficking And Money Laundering
2017 Letter Carrier Heroes of the Year

September 29, 2017
Neil Gorsuch is giving conservatives the chance to virtually destroy American unions.
USPS Resumes Operations On St. Croix Friday; Services Continue In St. Thomas And St. John
Chicago Pushes Old Main Post Officey for Next Amazon HQ
Neighborhood starting to revolt over mailman who is terrified of dogs
A million miles in 30 years: Postal carrier honored for dedication, service
How a Blue Butterfly Stamp Brought Down One of the Dark Web's Biggest Marijuana Vendors
USPS testing next-day deliveries on Saturday pickups from retail stores
UPS will hire about 95,000 extra workers for the holidays
Connersville's 'Iron Man'
USPS: New dashboard analyzes FSS data
Man who worked for USPS 6 months, then filed fraudulent OWCP claim pleads guilty
APWU: Postal Vehicle Service Scanning Duty Settlement Reached
USPS and Canada Post celebrate hockey on stamps
USPS is Reminding Employees to Handle Mail Carefully

September 28, 2017
NALC: Veterans Day Holiday Day Off Explained
Cyber, talent challenges sideline USPS software license management
Fired postmaster gets jobless benefits
Postal contractor pleads guilty to stealing 33 packages containing narcotics
A man collected workers' comp for a back injury while training as a Metrobus driver
Congressman sends letter to Tillerson about international mail losses (PDF)
Limited Puerto Rico mail service begins Wednesday, USPS says
Postal carrier repeatedly sprays dogs with pepper spray
Motor-vehicle accident closes post office in New Jersey
Bronx to lose 206 collection boxes
USPS: Rural Carrier Guarantee Period

September 27, 2017
Postal carrier repeatedly sprays dogs with pepper spray
Postmaster fired after failing to investigate $160,000 embezzlement
Mysterious man plants peculiarities at Brentwood Post Office
USPS Accepts Blame in St. Charles P.O. Box Confusion
French posties transform Paris rooftop into picturesque farm
Washington Post: Probes estimate billions of delayed mail pieces and point to Postal Service coverups
Puerto Rico: 'We are anxiously waiting the reopening of the post office so our families can send us provisions'
USPS: Full service restored to most Rio Grande District locations
32 pounds of marijuana seized from postal delivery in Clinton County
Longtime South Hamilton Post Office employee retires
USPS Says Efforts to Reduce Dog Attacks Ongoing
Postal Service Honors the  National Museum of African American History and Culture
Senator Heitkamp: New Post Office in Watford City is Needed Step toward Improving North Dakota Mail Service
USPS accepting applications for career and non-career jobs across California
Appeals Court upholds firing of Postmaster for vulgar, sexual comments and misconduct

September 26, 2017
Postal Service Operations In St. Thomas And St. John For Tuesday Announced; St. Croix And Puerto Rico Closed
State Troopers And U.S. Postal Worker Credited with Saving Man's Life
Supply chain disruptions from Harvey to increase transportation and logistics costs
FBI releases sketch of suspect in NW Indiana post office bombing
Missing Houston postal worker's ex charged in unrelated case
Unclear when postal service will resume in Puerto Rico
Woman alleges U.S. Postal Service interfered with FMLA rights
OIG Audit: Can the Fleet Credit Card Program Be Better Managed?
OIG: Airport Delays

September 25, 2017
Shopping shift affects jobs
Rare Occurrence: Riverside CA ZIP Code To Match Today’s Date
NARFE Offers Assistance Following the Devastation of Hurricane Irma
Japan Post share sale raises $11 billion, but demand weaker than for IPO
Bank by mail
Contestants tackle ‘Jeopardy!’ stamp category
Help letter carriers hurt by Hurricanes Irma and Maria
Royal Mail to issue three booklets of 2017 Star Wars stamps
Kohl's will soon accept your Amazon returns

September 24, 2017
Fire at Canada Post building causes $1.5M in damage
Testimony concludes in Lady Liberty stamp trial

September 23, 2017
Postal Service Retiree Funds Investment Strategies
OIG: Internal Controls Over Stamp Stock Shipments
Postal IG uncovers mishandling of official time
Vintage photos on exhibit at US Postal Service office
Heap of stolen mail gets left in Albuquerque street
Car crashes into Lithopolis, Ohio Post Office
Mail carrier stops runaway vehicle after driver passes out
Caught again: Serial package thief charged 9 more times, police say
Pair of Colorado letter carriers team up to get man with Alzheimer’s home safely
Testimony concludes in Lady Liberty stamp trial
Retiring postmaster will miss the people

September 22, 2017
Check in the mail? No, really. Why some Ft. Mill neighbors can't get to their mail
Postal Service promises customers improvements
Last day delivering smiles in Hillsboro
Postal Worker Walking 100 Miles For a Good Cause
Postal Problems Plaguing American Canyon Aired at Tuesday Gathering
Soup Nazi Service: Brevoort Station Post Office Is 'Proof God Hates You,' Residents Say
Acid spill prompts evacuation at Dallas Bulk Mail Center
Keys to recovery: postal workers rely on grit, dedication after Irma
USPS offers new email format tracking for customers
Will Postal Carriers Act as Census Enumerators for the 2020 US Census?
Stamping out slow delivery

September 21, 2017
Mail thieves lead Dallas officials on high-speed chase
USPS preparing for record holiday season
USPS hiring 1,000 in Colorado for holiday rush
FedEx to slap dimensional pricing on packages handled in concert with USPS
Post offices reopen after Columbia gorge fire
What you need to know about a change of address scam that’s hitting Ohio
Woman alleges she was terminated by USPS for requesting FMLA leave
Senator Tester Demands USPS Accountability After Reports of Intentional Mail Delays - Says Terminate Faulty
Managers
Senator Wants Postal Employees Who Deliberately Misreported Mail Delivery Fired
New report shows USPS under reported billions of pieces of delayed mail

September 20, 2017
USPS Has Closed All Postal Facilities in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Due to Hurricane Maria
Flying the Mail in Remote Idaho
After decades of delivery, Ryan leaving Postal Service
USPS launches mail campaign to raise awareness about dog attacks in Louisville
2018 Print Forecast: Paper Prices & Postal Rates Will Rise
Sen. Tester wants firings after postal workers accused of delaying mail delivery
Postal employees resume service after Irma
USPS – Hurricane Maria Update
OIG: Does the USPS have an effective program for scanning containers and trailers for product visibility?
OIG: Would automation improve USPS's ability to collect and manage checklist data?

September 19, 2017
This is the World's Most Unusual Post Office
80+ neighborhood groups working together to take on mailbox thieves
Postal worker and mother of two vanishes in N. Houston
Amazon is Quietly Seizing Control of Booze Delivery Too
Kansas Mail Carrier Sentenced For Stealing Gift Cards from Mail
FedEx to hike rates 4.9%
USPS Retiree update, PERF reminder

September 18, 2017
Facebook photos lead to charges for New Jersey postal worker
Daimler rolls out first electric trucks to postal giant UPS
Postal Service Open Today in St. Thomas
Should the USPS Close the Historic Lihue Post Office?
USPS, NALC Leaders Sign Labor Contract
Opioid crisis: A look at how customs officers find fentanyl in the mail
Rural carrier helps rescue man stuck in tractor
A 17th-century Massachusetts windmill gets a postmark
Irma aftermath: Limited postal service in Lower Keys and parts of Miami-Dade and Broward
Men facing charges for breaking in to PO boxes across Las Vegas
Federal Retiree Expertise Needed for Hurricane Recovery and Relief Efforts
2017 Joint Contract Interpretation Manual (JCIM) for the U.S. Postal Service/American Postal Workers Union 2015-
2018 National Agreement is now available online and in print
UK: Postal union boss vows ‘smash Royal Mail to bits’ over pensions dispute
‘Special Delivery’ attractively presents historic aspects of mail service

September 17, 2017
The secret innovative history of the Post Office
Washington mail carrier moves on to finalist ceremony for safest driver in U.S.

September 16, 2017
Mail carrier, gun-toting carjacker battle over stolen postal van
Fed Up Resident Pickets the Post Office
Giant Hurricane Irma No Match for Nation's Smallest Post Office
Local Businesses, Newspaper Delivery, Suffering From Post Office Closing
Independent Report on USPS Employee Withholdings and Contributions
The Heritage Foundation: A Think-Tank on a Mission to Destroy the Public Postal Service
IG Finds Far More Public Interaction than USPS Measures
Bring back postal banking, northern food mail program, union tells Canada Post
OIG Audit Asks: Are the Postal Service’s mail processing facilities optimally staffed?

September 15, 2017
Mail carrier brings hope to woman after cancer diagnosis
USPS service operations returning to normal after Hurricane Irma
Delinquents steal mail out of mailboxes, open letters exposing personal information
Residents blame apartment managers for not getting mail
DMA Opposes Postal Rate Increase
NALC's Nalcrest Retirement Community Impacted by Hurricane Irma
Postal Service restoring mail in Southeast Texas
Former Illinois President of American Postal Workers Union Pleads Guilty to One Count of Embezzling $18,857 in
Union Funds
Former Treasurer Of Michigan Rural Letter Carriers Association Pleads Guilty to One Count of Willful Failure to
Maintain Union Records

September 14, 2017
Law enforcement called after postal employee allegedly threatens to bring a gun to work
Job cuts no longer coming for Bronx postal workers
Mail carrier recovering after being attacked by 72-pound dog in Parma
Postal Service resumes limited mail delivery in Miami-Dade
New Hampshire motorcyclist killed in crash with USPS contractor's truck
Bicyclist struck by USPS driver in Billings
Recent Story of USPS 20% Rate Filing is Off-Base
North Carolina: Postal clerk finds ducklings new home
Mail carrier recovering after being attacked by 72-pound dog in Parma Ohio
Wisconsin postal worker charged with theft
Charges issued against Michigan man whose pit bull bit U.S. mail carrier
Speeding mail carrier asked to slow down, stops delivering mail
APWU: IT/AS Support Services Members Ratify Contract
Salmon Mail Haul Drivers Ratify Contract

September 13, 2017
Tropical Storm Irma USPS Service Disruption Alerts
US Virgin Islands Post Offices Hard Hit by Hurricane Irma
If you live in the Keys or parts of Broward, your mail may not arrive but your packages may
Thieves targeting your mail in a place you’d least expect
Retirement changes 2017/18: What are the odds?

September 12, 2017
Caught on Tape: Charlotte postal worker tosses package to front door
Walbridge man threatens woman, postal worker with baseball bat
Vehicle crashes into Belchertown post office
USPS: 'Staffing shortfall' contributed to mail problems in Larchmont
Mail carrier attacked by dog in Parma Heights, Ohio, report says
USPS lists service suspensions due to Irma
Surprising conclusion of new USPS inspector general report: ‘billions served’ at nation’s post
Larchmont mail problems result of 'staffing shortfall,' USPS says
Postal Service needs to capitalize on API user data, report says
Letter Carrier From Georgia Convicted in Stolen Identity Tax Refund Scheme

September 11, 2017
Patriots Day
USPS Continues to Temporarily Adjust Operations in Florida and Georgia Due to Hurricane Irma
One injured in crash that flips mail truck in Ukiah
When snail-mail lives up to its name
Embarking upon a new route
USPS: no comment on Legends of Hollywood series
US commemorates 9/11; ceremony begins at ground zero
Remarks of Attorney General Sessions on the 16th Anniversary of the September 11 Terrorist Attacks
Hurricane Irma: USPS Mail Delivery Update
USPS comments on recent AP story
USPS responds to major storm
Rescind USPS pre-fund rule
OIG: Billions Served: Foot Traffic at the Post Office
OIG: Oral Statement on Examining the Shipment of Illicit Drugs in International Mail

September 10, 2017
Woman hit by mail truck in Manchester
Lance Armstrong trial delayed until May 2018

September 9, 2017
Community mailboxes coming for new subdivisions
Wrong way driver hits two US mail trucks
Lihue Post Office Meeting Scheduled
Schumer: USPS should make Larchmont mail investigation public
Neighbors upset USPS will deliver to only one side of newly reconstructed street
USPS Temporarily Adjusts Florida Operations Until Further Notice
Janesville mail carrier hosts fourth Helping the Homeless Fundraiser

September 8, 2017
FBI investigating if 'any terrorism links' exist in Chicago post office bombing
Postal employees 'developed a knack' for pilfering drugs passing through distribution center, investigator says
USPS Suspends Deliveries Due to Hurricane Irma
Tanana, Alaska man accused of threatening postal worker
PMG thanks postal employees, stresses safety
PMG highlights safety, survey in new video
Postal Service to Dedicate Christmas Carols Forever Stamps
Prison Sentence Ordered For Man Who Blew Up Postal Service Mailbox

September 7, 2017
USPS offers reward after thieves steal entire mailbox
Former mailman sentenced to two years probation for dumping 15K pieces of mail in DC sewers
Hurricane Irma Service Disruption Alerts
The Postal Service continues to restore service after Hurricane Harvey
A 60 cent postage stamp?
Postal worker injured by explosion in East Chicago post office, officials say
New Hampshire post office painting of Native Americans called demeaning
U.S. Postal Service suspends mail delivery to the Keys
Postal Service driver charged with DWI in fatal moped crash in Lexington NC
Watch: Stolen mail found at Concord, CA Hampton Inn being returned
Tanana, AK man accused of threatening postal worker
Rip-Off Alert: Wrong postage exposes scam work-at-home opportunity
Analysis: Postal woes demand jump in stamp price to 60 cents

September 6, 2017
Mail carrier carries on through smoky Spokane
Man claims UPS trapped him in his house with Amazon delivery
USPS halts mail service for Lakewood neighbors after dog attacks carrier
USPS suspends operations in Puerto Rico as Irma approaches
Change of address scam hits Cincinnati couple
After Harvey, USPS begins the road to recovery
Postal Service Continues to Restore Service
New rules for USPS Combined Federal Campaign contributions, events
USPS: Post-Harvey help
Antioch motorcycle crash victim ID'd as longtime postal carrier in Fox Lake

September 5, 2017
Hunt for U.S. postal carrier's shooter continues
Neither Floods, Nor Mold, Nor Flying Insulation Can Stop This Houston Mail Carrier
Mail carrier saw a dog in distress; here's how cops say the owner reacted
NH man who worked at country store for 60 years to be honored by U.S. Postal Service

September 4, 2017
USPS creates pickup locations for treasury checks and medications
History of Labor Day - HAPPY LABOR DAY
UK: Postal workers 'being paid thousands to steal bank cards'

September 3, 2017
Six injured as mail truck, SUV crash in Aurora
Postal worker dodges bullets in Hendersonville
Weldon ends Maryville postal career after 36 years
USPS letter carrier robbed in Florida
Postal worker dies in one-vehicle crash in Athens County
Six hospitalized after nail polish remover spill at Westgate Post Office
Mail truck overturns in Stillwater NJ
USPS Says 'It’s Time to Turn the “Paige” on This Tired, Old Tale'

September 2, 2017
Funny CCA Survival Guide
Postal worker shooting highlights dangers for mail carriers
Letters, packages spill on I-80 after USPS contractor overturns
Residents fed up with inconsistent mail delivery in Pittsburgh neighborhood
US Postage Rate Increase Takes Effect on Sunday
Mother of injured Charlotte mail carrier: ‘Why did they shoot him?’  

September 1, 2017
Mail Service Resumes in Bryan/College Station Area
USPS inspector general seeks tweaks to customer service surveys
APWU: Unions Improve the Lives of All Working People
USPS: Important Mail Service Update for Houston Area Customers Affected by Hurricane Harvey
Harvey storms through Texas postal system
NC mail carrier facing life threatening injuries after being shot on duty
USPS Will Address Hatch Act Issues
Alabama Postal Clerk Indicted for Using Money Order Sales to Steal Postal Funds
After 48 years, a fond farewell for Boise postman
Texas congressman says USPS should have been better prepared for disaster
PERF accepting aid for USPS victims
For every Amazon package it delivers, the Postal Service loses $1.46
Important Mail Service Update for Rio Grande District Customers Affected by Hurricane Harvey
OIG Audit Report: City Carriers Returning After 6 P.M. ― Bay Valley District

June 30, 2018
Amazon Logistics should worry postal services and carriers
Postal Service flag notice, rare letter and more
Long time postal clerk set to retire after 33 years
Tallman retiring after 37 years
House Republicans Want to Ensure Postal Banking Plan Stays Dead

June 29, 2018
Neither snow, nor rain, nor summer heat will stay these carriers
Short-handed post office is out to lunch
Seasoned postal worker accused of 220 pound marijuana scheme in Hampton VA
USPS suspends delivery service in Cincinnati neighborhood after mailman is assaulted
Amazon's new grassroots delivery network could sidestep UPS, Postal Service
Tarentum postal carrier makes her last delivery after 30-year career
New Postmaster for Purchase

June 28, 2018
Two Men Charged In White Plains NY Federal Court With Mail Theft Spree
Cleveland postal worker indicted for stealing more than 250 gift cards
Residents and businesses in Ohio town are frustrated with mail delivery issues
Clues sought in 2009 Alabama postal worker’s murder
What the Lance Armstrong Settlement Agreement Tells Us about the Government’s Case
Amazon starting deliveries with Amazon-branded vans
Jacksonville man arrested after allegedly attacking postal worker
Wisconsin Postal Worker Sentenced for Stealing Mail
GAO Report: USPS Projected Capital Spending and Processes for Addressing Uncertainties and Risks
Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME is a win for the free-speech rights of government employees
Former La Crosse Postal Worker Sentenced for Stealing Mail
CCA Indicted After Undelivered Mail Found In Weymouth, MA SUV
Postal Service Issues High-denomination Statue of Freedom Stamps
Ex-Springfield postal worker accused of delay or destruction of mail
Charlotte postal employees say they've been stalked for years by co-workers
Seasoned postal worker accused of 220 pound marijuana scheme in Hampton
Trump, Bezos And The Solution For The USPS
Burlington postmaster installed
Amazon wants you to start a business to deliver its packages
Livermore Falls man's car hits post office
NALC: Supreme Court attacks workers' rights in Janus decision
GAO: USPS faces serious financial situation with insufficient revenues to cover expenses

June 27, 2018
Supreme Court deals big setback to labor unions
Boston Postal Worker Charged with Theft of Mail
NPMHU, APWU and USPS Reach Agreement to Update RI-399 Dispute Resolution Procedures
Trump's Postal Privatization Plan Met With Bipartisan Rebuke in Congress
Postmaster promises to clean up overgrown St. Louis post office
USPS issuing classic Santa Forever stamps
Former APWU president defamed by widely circulated letter, suit alleges
Palm Springs mail carrier pepper sprayed, Postal Service offers $50k reward
Would Privatizing the Post Office Help Online Sellers?
OIG Audit: How Successful is USPS in Reducing the Need for Highway Contract Routes?
OIG Audit: Is USPS Properly Maintaining Tires for its Postal Vehicle Services Fleet?
OIG: Election and Political Mail Readiness

June 26, 2018
Man Stole 93 Blank Money Orders In South Orange NJ
Brentwood: USPS Mail Truck Crashes Trying to Avoid Rabbit
Video Shows Postal Employee Tossing Package Out Truck Window Onto Lawn
Mysterious mailbox stickers spur concern
Feds Say Illinois Bulk-Mailer Swindled USPS out of $16 Million
Cincinnati postal workers protest
Man told by U.S. postal officials that passports are being stolen
OIG Audit Finds Significant Safety, Security and Maintenance Issues at Many USPS Retail Facilities
St. Louis: Postmaster promises to clean up overgrown post office
Mail Carrier Robbed in Palm Springs: $50,000 Reward For Information
Burlington: USPS holding job fair to address staffing shortage and delivery issues
USPS Parcel Price Increase Would Have A Ripple Effect, Study Finds

June 25, 2018
FERS: Saved by the bell ... again
I Delivered Packages for Amazon and It Was a Nightmare
Postal employee maintains veterans’ headstones
Retired Postal Worker Creates Tree Sanctuary Over 3 Decades
Q&A: From postman to policeman
Former Louisiana Postal Employee Sentenced for Embezzlement of Mail Matter
Here to Help: Heroic USPS Employees Make a Difference
UPS And International Brotherhood Of Teamsters Reach Handshake Agreement For New National Master
Agreement
Postal employees forced to take Medicare Part B
Thrift Savings Plan Fact Sheet
UPS Workers Denounce Sellout Deal  |  Tentative agreement lays groundwork for Sunday deliveries
NALC: Senate Appropriations Preserves Six Day Delivery
Downtown Reading post office has a potential buyer
Cincinnati postal workers to protest job cutbacks
Let Amazon in your house? Get mail at your desk? Here's how to beat 'porch pirates'

June 24, 2018
How to Privatize the Post Office: Piece by piece, step by step
Mail order marijuana is legal in Canada
Postal Union Asks Members "Are You Fired Up"
Mail Handlers Union Rebuffs Trump Administrations Proposal To Privatize USPS
Supreme Court Ruling Will Put More Taxes on Internet Sales
Thieves break into mail truck in Beaverdale

June 23, 2018
Union Looks to Address USPS Workforce Mix in Labor Talks
‘Sorry, mom:’ Local postal worker leaves adorable note after dogs steal lunch
NAPS President: “Privatization is not the answer”
19 million letters a day! How Chicago's old main post office used to work
USPS reports 880-percent increase in parcels containing drugs
Dogs break into postal worker's van, steal her lunch

June 22, 2018
UPS and Teamsters union agree to terms on new 5-year labor contract
Trump’s Fix for Postal Service: Privatize It
NALC’s statement on OMB’s proposal to privatize the Postal Service
APWU Statement on White House Plan to Privatize the Postal Service
Postal bills in the current session of Congress: Is anything going anywhere?
White House Plan To Restructure the Postal Service and Future Possible Privatization  
UPMA Issues Statement Regarding Possible Postal Privatization
PMG Issues Statement Regarding The OMB Reform Plan and Reorganization Recommendations
Privatization is Not the Answer to What Ails the Postal Service Says Coalition for a 21st Century Postal Service
Chinese receiving far cheaper postal rates than Amazon
Boulder company fighting back against knockoffs from China shipped at $1.42
Hagerstown postal worker delivers mail with a smile and a dog treat

June 21, 2018
Trump proposes privatizing USPS
Before the Internet arrived on the scene, the post office delivered porn
Postal officials: Thieves smash their way into mail truck
America's Next Postal Truck By Karsan Spied Testing Again
OIG: Opioid Safety Preparedness
Postal worker retires after 30 years

June 20, 2018
Illinois Postal Worker Indicted for Theft from U.S. Mail
Minneapolis Mail Carrier Attacked by Dog
In need of a job? Post Office looking to fill more than 500 positions in Grand Rapids area
Amazon delivery Hubs lend a hand with FedEx, UPS and private mail too
House GOP plan would cut Medicare, Social Security to pay for billionaires’ tax cuts  
Coachella man convicted of stealing postal truck two years ago
Letter carrier uses military training to rescue girl
Postal Service Will Complete Last-Mile Rx Delivery Nationwide For CVS
Vote on STOP act: Give U.S. Postal Service tools to track fentanyl
Congressmen express concern over Estes Park Post Office
Postal Workers in Portland Rally to Save Customer Service
Meet Macon’s New Postmaster this week
Woman said she blacked out when she crashed into post office. Later, her story changed

June 19, 2018
Hawaii postal worker saves woman from being a victim of the ‘grandparent scam’
Trumpsters target Postal Service
A Brief History: 100 Years of U.S. Military Mail Services
Truck hauling mail involved in crash on I-22 in Mississippi
CVS Adds Home Delivery With Help From Post Office
Texas mail truck erupts in flames after mail carrier smells gas while driving
Why the Postal Service Is Not Subsidizing Package Delivery
First Scratch-and-Sniff Stamps Debut June 20
OIG: Test Driving Left-Hand Drive Vehicles
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now worth a record $141 billion

June 18, 2018
Social Security, HUD act on Trump’s orders in move to emasculate unions
New Postal Bills Percolating in Congress
UPS’s $20 Billion Problem: Operations Stuck in the 20th Century
Spy Shots: New Look at the Karsan Mail Truck Prototype
Answer Man: Why does local mail sometimes take days to be delivered?
Changes in parcel landscape loom large as UPS, Teamsters knock heads again
Legal challenges mount against Trump's workforce executive orders, as 13 unions file joint lawsuit
New Postal Bills Percolating in Congress
What does USPS do, anyway? WH Postal task force aims to redefine its mission
Flooding closes post office, locks out hundreds of box customers

June 17, 2018
Two Men Indicted for Identity Theft and Possession of Stolen Mail in California
Man Pleads Guilty to US Virgin Islands Post Office Burglary
Third suspect arrested, charged in murder of New Mexico mail carrier
St. Thomas Man Pleads Guilty to Alvaro de Lugo Post Office Burglary
NPMHU: Congress Collaborates in Support of Federal Workers

June 16, 2018
Aberdeen SD post office floods, but mail is safe
Panelists Discuss Donald Trump's Postal Service Task Force
Letter carrier and mail truck rescued from flooded overpass in Ames Iowa
Video: Retired postal employee chases dream, gets associate degree at age 57
USPS looking to hire 50 mail carriers in Rochester
Canada weighs going postal with basic banking services

June 15, 2018
90-year-old Canton woman invents pulley system to get mail
Michigan Home Depot employees build mailbox for autistic boy: 'It was perfect'
‘It’s a workout:’ Watch as a new crop of ‘mailboat jumpers’ try to land a unique summer job on Geneva Lake
Juvenile facing charges in attempted armed robbery of postal worker
Surveillance cameras capture man stealing neighbors’ mail, police say
Senators Urge OPM Director Not to Balance Budget On Backs of Federal Workforce
U.S. Magazines Are in a Steep Decline, Except . . .
Zoinks! Everyone’s Favorite Great Dane, Scooby-Doo, is New Addition to the 2018 Forever Stamp Program
Notice to prospective candidates in the 2018 NALC election
Ely Postmaster Sworn In
Baileys Harbor: Meet the New Postmaster
Security camera catches postal worker throwing package in Florida
Senators urge OPM not to cut retirement benefits for federal workforce

June 14, 2018
Jury Convicts Texas Postal Worker in Workers Comp Fraud Scheme
There Aren’t Enough Drivers to Keep Up With Your Delivery Lifestyle
South Dakota Postmaster ordered to pay $353K for stealing $9K from USPS
VIDEO: The Eagle Always Faces Forward
PMG Brennan's Latest 'Business Focus' Video
Azle Man Fighting Back After Postal Service Stops Delivering to His House
Hundreds of pieces of stolen mail from Dublin recovered
Trump's Wrong on Amazon-USPS Deal, Two House Democrats Say
Massachusetts crash victim was popular NH letter carrier
Jury Convicts Former Postal Worker - She Submitted More Than $46k In False Travel Claims Related To Her
Workers Comp Claim
Customers Embrace Postal Service Form 3849
Homeowners frustrated by long waits for cluster mailbox repairs

June 13, 2018
Vehicle-to-vehicle shooting in Frayser TN injures post office supervisor
Mail truck in Fargo spotted with torn-off gas hose hanging from its tank
Update: Trump’s executive orders attacking federal employees don’t apply to USPS
Mail Carrier Finds 5-Year-Old Girl Wandering Alone on New Jersey Sidewalk
Congressman Crowley, Members of the New York City Congressional Delegation Meet with Deputy Postmaster
General
Lake County man charged by feds in anthrax hoax, faces 15 years in prison
OIG Audit: How Clean, Safe, and Secure are Postal Service Processing Plants?
OIG Audit: Is USPS management maintaining appropriate security over IT at Baltimore P&DC?
Annual Leave Refresher
President Trump's Executive Orders Regarding The Federal Workforce DOES NOT Apply To Postal Employees
or Postal Unions
Memphis letter carrier shot during attempted carjacking
House, Senate Release New Agreement to Combat Shipment of Opioids Through the mail
Another Federal Union sues to stop Trump orders rolling back rights of workers

June 12, 2018
Politics Complicate the U.S. Postal Service’s Mail Delivery Truck Contract
Workforce Executive Orders Miss the Mark, Observers Say
USPS releases 2017 Household Diary Study, finds "use of post offices continues to dominate the mail service
industry"
Malone University student accidentally changes school's mailing address
Five Lessons from the History of Public Sector Unions
USPS issues second tribute to air mail
Audit Questions Postal Employee Background Checks
Postal carrier who died on route had just retired from the Navy and started carrier job
Stamp Out Hunger raises nearly 90,000 pounds of food for the Food Bank of South Jersey
Eleven Edison Mail Carriers Up for Safe Driving Awards
Despite Reduced Hours, USPS Says It's Not Closing Unalaska's Post Office
USPS OIG: Postal Service Disability Retirement Application Process

June 11, 2018
New Scanner Feature Asks About Package Delivery Location
Nationwide strike would deliver the pain to UPS
Coroner: Postal Service worker dies in Scott County while delivering mail
Riding the Mailboat
Murdered female postal worker in Chicago had been shot multiple times
Downtown Minneapolis Post Office Will be Closed for Several Months After Fire
Officer Killed in Crash With USPS Truck

June 10, 2018
Prevent Heat Illness — Know the Signs and Act
Will Executive Orders Change Collective Bargaining?
OIG Audit: Refunds and Voids – Bluebonnet Station,  Austin, TX

June 9, 2018
Postal inspectors say man stole more than 400 pieces of mail from postal vehicle in Memphis
Color-shifting stamps arrive June 27
Mail carriers seen throwing packages up flight of stairs at Florida resident’s home
Postal Stakeholders Are Impressed With Trump's Task Force So Far
NALC priority resolutions reach majority support
APWU Meets With Federal Task Force Considering Changes to USPS
Video: Tennessee man caught on camera stealing hundreds of pieces of mail from USPS truck
OIG: Processing Readiness for Election and Political Mail for the 2018 Midterm Elections
OIG: Domestic Preference in Vehicle Contracts
Pointless PRC OIG Semiannual Report to Congress Released (PDF)

June 8, 2018
Making the Postal Service Great Again: Workforce Submission to the White House Task Force on the USPS
Ex-postal worker arrested in Yonkers mail theft
Bernie Sanders Outlines Plan He Says Will Strengthen The Postal Service
USPS reveals Art of Magic Forever stamps
The postman rings no more
US Postal Service Offers Passport to Travel Through Space History in Stamps
Progress in Mail Service Quality, But Some Problems Persist
Inside the High-End Mailrooms Wealthy Residents Visit When They've Got Mail
Long Beach postal carriers honored for years of service
VIDEO: Lazy Postal Worker Throws Package on Driveway
What was it like the last time UPS went on strike?

June 7, 2018
Trump appoints Michael Kubayanda to PRC
Bernie Sanders to Deliver a Commonsense Plan to Save the Postal Service
UPS Went On Strike 21 Years Ago. What's Different Today?
Zip Code Day Celebrated On Chicago’s North Side
Robbery Crew Responsible for Killing SC Store Owner, Robbing NC PO, Plead Guilty in Federal Court
USPS offers reward for information on Arkansas PO fire
Texas woman discusses mail mess in rural Jefferson County areas
APWU: Join the Town Hall Call on June 14
Who You Gonna Call? Postal Police Is Italy's Fake News Fix
The world’s highest post office
White House nominates Michael Kubayanda to be a commissioner of the Postal Regulatory Commission
USPS worker arrested, charged over rap songs threatening coworkers
LaBelle woman discusses mail mess in rural Jefferson County areas
Putting her stamp on the job
Woods Is New Algona Postmaster

June 6, 2018
NARFE VP discusses Trump’s proposed federal benefits cuts
Amazon: not a normal monopoly
America may soon face its biggest labor strike in decades as UPS and Teamsters face August contract deadline
NALC submits postal workforce recommendations to White House
NY postal worker charged with stealing mail
White House proposes changes to Federal Employee Benefit Package
USPS Hatch Act education campaign continues
California Letter Carrier Throws Rock At Cat - Twice
OIG: Parcel Return Service - Los Angeles District
Elderly woman crashes car into lobby of post office, gets out and screams "if it fits, it ships..."

June 5, 2018
Mail carrier decides police department doesn't exist
Four Plead Guilty to Tax Charges in Providence Vehicle Maintenance Fraud Probe
APWU: Tell the PMG!
Piedmont mail carrier honored for helping catch burglars
Yonkers Officials Call on USPS Following Mail Thefts
U.S. Postal stamp helped fund key breast study
Four Plead Guilty to Tax Charges in Postal Service Vehicle Maintenance Investigation
After woman follows suspects, police find stolen mail from across Anchorage
NALC: Hellman to retire; Rolando to appoint Stewart
OIG: To Everything – Reduce Churn, Churn, Churn

June 4, 2018
Licking cancer: US postal stamp helped fund key breast study
USPS ACS Billing Debacle
Oakland letter carrier receives recognition by Piedmont CA Police
Toddler airlifted to hospital after being hit by mail truck in Florida
New postal service package tracking system saves time
President Trump’s meetings with postmaster general stir further debate
Executive Order on Firing Policies Leaves Federal Employees Contemplating Job Security
White House Shifts Focus to Federal Employees with 3 Executive Orders
USPS Los Angeles District Using Job Fairs to Find New Employees
Over 60 Firefighters Take Out Fire at Kensington Post Office
USPS Offering 'Passport to Space' Folio With Space Stamps

June 3, 2018
Postal Pricing - Trump blames Amazon for USPS woes. That’s not accurate.
For Postmaster Paul Leonard It Has Always Been Priority Service
After Over 60 Dutiful Years, He’s Retiring at 89
Woman leery of $9.99 fee to hold mail delivery while on vacation

June 2, 2018
Here's why postage stamps are not going out of fashion
Police investigate bomb threats phoned in against Post Offices in Springfield, Eugene OR
Vehicle crashes into Ogunquit, Maine post office
You've got mail: Cuba, U.S. make permanent restored postal services
Second federal union sues Trump regime over workforce executive orders
Postal workers collect more than 11 tons of food
New postmaster in Niwot
Meet some of the postal workers of the remote Faroe Islands
You've got mail! Cuba, U.S. make permanent restored postal services
USPS OIG: Is USPS efficiently managing Postal Service Vehicle operations in the Houston District?
USPS OIG: Spring 2018 Semiannual Report to Congress

June 1, 2018
Rouses Point NY postal worker awarded for life-saving efforts
Paul Carlin Tried to Shape Up Management at U.S. Postal Service, Then Got Fired
Most TSP Funds Grew in May
Absentee Ballots Left Stranded at Brooklyn Post Office After Election
California Post Office Changes Access Due to P.O Box Break-Ins
Magnolia AR postal employee removed from duty as mail theft investigation continues
Political mailers pour in
Man faces federal indictment after post office workers killed in Dublin and Columbus, Ohio
Postal Service to Dedicate WWI: Turning the Tide Commemorative Forever Stamp on July 27
5 reform principles for the Task Force on the US Postal System
Why the next big bank shouldn’t be the USPS
USPS Loses Passport Applications

May 31, 2018
NALC investigating whether Trump’s executive orders apply to postal workers
Largest federal union sues Trump over executive order
ANA extends its reach (again) with plan to acquire DMA
Mail Stolen From Lobby Of Post Office In Westchester
Yonkers mail thefts: $660K stolen from 85 victims; postal service ‘failed,’ mayor says
Post Office sends bundles of previously stolen mail to Magnolia, Arkansas residents
Thieves target mail trucks in Chicago
South Carolina: Lowcountry development impacts postal service
NAPS Comments on USPS Presidential Task Force
OIG: Employee Background Screening: San Francisco, Bay-Valley, and Sierra Coastal Districts
The postal automation system market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.3% by 2023
Postal carrier's husband wouldn't apologize to her father, so she shot him dead

May 30, 2018
The Struggle for Better eCommerce Deliveries
Police: Mail Stolen From 10 Postal Mailboxes In Yonkers
America Last: Trump’s Attack on the Amazon Job Machine
Plans underway to find new Dover DE Post Office location
Historic Allentown Post Office closing, to be sold
Unions Jump-Start Recruiting Drives Anticipating A Supreme Court Loss In Janus v. AFSCME Council 31
Mail Handler Assistants receive an hourly wage increase of $0.20 per hour effective on Saturday, May 26, 2018
OIG: Delayed Mail Reporting Improvements
OIG: Highway Contract Route Fuel Price Index Program Effectiveness
USPS stops mail delivery to Phoenix apartments due to rundown mailboxes

May 29, 2018
Pueblo Resident Sentenced for Stealing Mail From Back of Mail Truck
USPS Lists 6 Sally Ride facts you never knew
Canada: Closing of rural post office would result in trips of 50-km for postal services
USPS offers new training course to Postmasters and Managers
Court turns back UPS bid to drive up USPS parcel prices
Postal pilots had no parachutes or radios, but they delivered
Esopus considers asking U.S. Postal Service to make deliveries in hamlet of Port Ewen
India: Postal employees burn PM’s effigy
Postal Parking a Problem as Post Office Sees 100% Increase in Business

May 28, 2018
Memorial Day
As computers get harder to crack, thieves are pillaging mailboxes
Senator Portman Urges Senate to Pass the STOP Act to Help Combat the Opioid Epidemic
Restricting Federal Unions and Firing Poor Performers
Paterson Postmaster Leads Memorial Day Ceremony. Tradition Dates Back at Least 70 Years

May 27, 2018
NALC Members Allege Union Kickbacks in Pennsylvania
Florida letter carrier shoots, kills husband during argument, deputies say
Bronx General Post Office, A Love Story
Donald Trump’s latest executive orders are threat to democracy, union says

May 26, 2018
Trump signs executive orders making it easier to fire feds
Senator To USPS: Let Veterans Distribute Memorial Day Poppies At Post Offices
OIG: Review of Expansion of Package Sorters Investment
Texas military veteran arrested for allegedly mailing bombs

May 25, 2018
Postal Service’s Pricing Methodology Upheld by Appeals Court
Postal Service Suspends Two Workers Over 2016 Campaign Activities
Police investigating mail theft incident in Lebanon County
Alarm system helps warn postal workers of potential dog attacks
Support postal "reform"? Not so fast!
Super glued mailbox, not just a prank, but a federal law violation
When the Mailmen Rebelled
Going Postal
Postal worker ‘dying of heat’ at the Ashland Postal Station
Labor leader William Burrus, longtime Clevelander, dead at 81
USPS Embraces Fancy Printing Techniques for Stamps

May 24, 2018
North Carolina carrier honored for providing caring service to community
GoFundMe started for Connecticut postal worker who lost home in storm
Henrietta NY post office flag stolen in protest of poppy policy
UPS Really Doesn’t Want to Ship Your Refrigerator With Your Socks
Congressional Delegation Calls On Postmaster General To Implement Broad, Aggressive Program Combatting
Mail Theft
County executive asks postal Service to reconsider stance on vets handing out poppies
Maine man wants refund after chicken dies in the mail
Deadly Delivery: Opioids By Mail
OIG: First-Class Mail Service Performance Measurement in the Northeast Area
OIG: Business Customer Retention Strategies
Australia's postal service opens a store that only ships to China
New postal service stamp honors first responders
Special delivery for Centerville food pantry

May 23, 2018
What happens if a pet attacks a postal worker?
New staffing, training to ease problems at Estes Park CO post office
Sally Ride Stamp launches today
Video shows Westchester postal worker not following protocol
USPS threatens police on veteran giving away Memorial Day poppies
Is Donald Trump the best recruiter that unions ever had?
Postal worker taken to hospital after being chased by dog
Break-in at Crystal River post office prompts identity-theft concerns
Officials Call For Action To End Mail Thefts In Westchester
OIG: Review of Extended Capacity Left-Hand Drive Delivery Vehicle Acquisition
Garland postmaster retiring after 42-year career
Santee community members upset over delayed post office renovation
Business owners in Estes Park to petition state leaders over postal problems

May 22, 2018
Home video catches Bay Area mail carrier going ‘postal’ on garbage can
Mail Fail: USPS loses 30 days worth of Ohio man’s mail, can’t track it down
Alert postal carrier and neighbor rescue elderly woman on floor
APWU Remembers President Emeritus William Burrus 1936-2018
Postal Service Honors First Woman In Space Astronaut Dr. Sally Ride with Forever stamp
OIG: Sunday Is the New Monday
OIG: Consolidation of Mail for the Atlanta Network Distribution Center
Postal Service Hiring On Maui

May 21, 2018
What’s Amazon worth to the Post Office? It could be a cool billion
Trump’s chief economic adviser didn’t want to talk about Amazon’s relationship with the Post Office
Postal Service’s First Scratch-and-Sniff Stamps Evoke a Sweet Summer Scent
Trump vs. Amazon: Going postal on Bezos
Trump may see 'unfairness' with Amazon: WH adviser
Record amount of food collected by letter carriers in Central Arkansas

May 20, 2018
Wisconsin Postal Worker sexually assaulted while delivering mail
Trump’s Amazon fixation proves anti-media rhetoric is real
Trump’s Amazon Feud Has Nothing to Do With Saving the Postal Service
USPS Carrier Ejected After Mail Truck Hits Pole
NY DA Calls on Members of Congress to Pressure USPS to Stem Mail Theft in Westchester County
Drone deliveries ready to soar in Japan but lingering issues likely to keep post office in business

May 19, 2018
USPS investigating nationwide extortion scam
Oops: First-class mail discovered in Postal Service trailer
Stone takes oath as Frankfort's new postmaster
Norris named Alex City's new postmaster
USPS OIG: Delayed Mail Reporting in the Great Lakes Area
Bear breaks into, closes Pitkin Post Office

May 18, 2018
In secret meetings, Trump tells PMG to (illegally) double postage rates on Amazon
The Four Horsemen of the Postal Apocalypse
Green Cove Springs, Florida post office clerk indicted in federal court
Hero award presented to Kansas mail carrier
Queens mailman busted for delivering 10-pound parcel of marijuana
Weather, volcano wreak havoc on mail delivery
Burning home day care evacuates safely, thanks to mail carrier
Police arrest daughter-in-law, roommate for murder of beloved postal worker
Postal Service to Issue O Beautiful Forever Stamps
Hawaii postal worker charged with stealing gift card from mail
Thousands assigned new ZIP Codes in McKinney, TX

May 17. 2018
Data Laws Deliver New Blow to Ailing Royal Mail Letters Business
Plant City FL votes to purchase former post office
Yonkers post office celebrates 222 years of service
The U.S. Postal Service will mail you baby chickens. Yes, live chickens.
Drivers Delivering Amazon Packages Accused Of Deadly Accidents
South Florida Mail Theft Caught on Camera
Postal Mail Handlers President and Treasurer Meet With Presidential Task Force
NALC: OPM proposes retirement changes
VIDEO: Postal workers honored for safe driving
VIDEO: A Day in the Life of an Amazon Delivery Driver
USPS offers veterans token of appreciation
EEOC: USPS must provide ‘reasonable accommodation’ to postal employees with diabetes
New Bill would provide Feds affected by OPM data breaches lifetime identity protection

May 16, 2018
Guilty plea in Kansas thefts from U.S. mail
Central Illinois postal food drive stumbles, worrying pantries
'KKK' graffiti spray-painted on Tremont post office wall
Investigation Underway After Ferret Was Mailed In A Cardboard Box
Video: Houston letter carrier allegedly maced dog because she 'feared for her life'
Paul Carlin, the Postmaster General who fought his dismissal after exposing corrupt board of governor
Three pit bulls burst out of home, attack postal worker
Trucking company to pay $750,000 for double billing USPS

May 15, 2018
Weekend Mail Theft In Trabuco Canyon CA
Missing checks reported following Gainesville post office burglary
Long lines at Prattville AL PO lead to short tempers
‘Snail mail’ mishap: Three-year backlog of mail delivered to adviser at business center
U.S. Postal Service allegedly fired African-American employee for reporting racial discrimination at the
workplace
USPS Mail Truck Crashes Down Embankment Trying to Avoid Squirrel
Feds Say Philly Mail Carrier Was Used in Marijuana-by-Priority Mail Scheme
City of Berkeley wins lawsuit with the Postal Service over zoning law involving historic post office
OIG: Improving Visibility
What makes a letter? Not necessarily paper
Strange Bedfellows: Sears and Amazon; FedEx and Walgreens; Snapfish and CVS

May 14, 2018
AM General Tops Reader Poll for Next USPS Mail Truck
Stephen Colbert on GOP Proposal to Require Trump Portraits At Post Offices
Former Postmaster General Paul Carlin dies at 86
Asking the wrong questions: Reflections on Amazon, the Post Office, and the Greater Good
Turn the Post Office into a bank? First check Japan
NALC statement on USPS Q2 financial report for FY 2018
Mailbox Improvement Week is May 13-19
USPS offers info for three May holidays
With Trump Feud Still Simmering, Postal Service Announces Huge Growth in Package Delivery — And Widening
Losses
Postal Service Lost $1.3 Billion This Quarter — But Don't Blame Amazon

May 13, 2018
Thieves Get Access To Mail From Damaged Drop Boxes In San Jose
U.S. Postal Service hosts 26th Annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive
Postal carriers help 'stamp out hunger'
Postal food drive collects donations for area pantries for 26th year
Indiana: Postal workers Stamp Out Hunger
Green Bay Postal Service Hosts Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

May 12, 2018
Ohio letter carrier locked up for three months for stealing packages containing marijuana
Packages Weigh on U.S. Postal Service as Losses Grow
USPS loses a lot of money because of the US government
USPS posts FY 2018 second quarter results
Cops stop three men from stealing an entire USPS collection box
Post office blames US government – not Amazon – for billion-dollar loss
Former North Dakota NALC Branch 1494 President Charged With Theft Of Property
Nevada Man Guilty of Killing Wife Delivering US Mail
AAA files complaint about Aspen Post Office after bundles of magazines found in recycle bin

May 11, 2018
Thumb on the scale: The OIG reports on the Postal Service's share of CSRS Pension Responsibility
Stacks of NAPS: OPM Legislation Would Slash Retirement Benefits
NAPS Legislative Regulatory Update Comment
Video Shows Mail Thieves In Yonkers
Postmaster gone after calling out mail carriers
Trumps aides defend pay freeze and retirement cuts, but raise questions
USPS reveals updates to 2018 Stamp Program
Sanders Introduces The Workplace Democracy Act
Stacks of undelivered mail found in Weymouth, MA impound lot
USPS Reports Second Quarter 2018 Results
Former USPS board chairman provides suggestions to save the Postal Service
APWU: Washington’s Latest Attempt to Slash our Pay & Benefits

May 10, 2018
Are changes coming to your retirement package?
West Virginia RCA admits to taking mail, ordered to pay back victim
Postal Service lays claim to U.S. airline foundations at stamp first day
Frustration over long wait at post office
Lexington NC homeowners upset over mailbox placement demands
Grand Forks Herald says 'Study postal reform act; then pass it'
Asbestos warning posted, as floor tiles are replaced in Aberdeen post office
Office of Personnel Management Proposes Retirement Cuts and Senate Panel Approves Two USPS Board Of
Governor Nominees
US Postal Service Honors Shutterfly Inc. with 2018 Partnership for Growth Award
Fundraiser helps postal worker battling cancer
Scanner says: Consider sports drinks when sweating a lot
UPS and Teamsters discussing two-tier wage system to allow weekend deliveries
Senator Sanders, Rep Pocan introduce bill to Restore Workers’ Rights

May 9, 2018
PMG meets with postal team at NPF
NARFE Issues Statement in Response to OPM Proposed Cuts to Earned Benefits
NARFE Honors Civil Servants during Public Service Recognition Week
A new trial date has been scheduled for the postal worker accused of racing motorcycles while receiving
$94,000 in disability
Bill Gross to Sell Stamp Collection Valued at $40 Million
Food drive kicks off at local post office
USPS Showcases Innovative Physical and Digital Platforms at 2018 National Postal Forum
A century ago, mail delivery took to the skies

May 8, 2018
$50k reward in South Carolina postal worker assault case
OPM Proposes Legislation to Cut Retirement Benefits for Current and Former Feds
Largest federal union assails Trump administration’s latest attack on working people
USPS showcases innovative physical, digital platforms at national forum
Postmaster General Brennan touts digital offerings at NPF
Payday Loans: No need to go Postal
Former postmaster and 7-year-old girl killed in Piscataqua River boating accident
Police: Suspicious item prompts evacuation of Hampton Post Office
Kentucky postal worker sentenced to 10 years after soliciting minor for sex
OIG: The Importance of Planned Maintenance
Update on the Postal Service's Share of CSRS Pension Responsibility
USPS OIG Audit Report: Surface Visibility Scanning - Capital Metro Area and Capping Report
National Postal Forum is this week in San Antonio
Dealer used dark web, bitcoin and USPS to run national drug business from Denver

May 7, 2018
Riverside is using mailbox stickers to stick it to mail thieves
Dog stolen by Amazon delivery driver found after owner emailed Jeff Bezos
A soaring federal deficit spells danger for letter carriers
Patrick Donahoe, Former U.S. Postmaster General, to join SG360° Board of Directors
Listen: Postal Service wants centralized mailbox locations for new addresses
26th Annual Letter Carriers Food Drive is This Saturday
Tammie Sullard looks back on 30 years at the USPS

May 6, 2018
Video: Hawaii Postal Service Disruption Alert
Is your postal carrier an unwitting pusher?
Postal Service banking system possible if past pitfalls avoided
Safety stand up talk on dog bite prevention with stuffed dog

May 5, 2018
USPS temporarily closes Hilo, Hawaii post office due to fears of earthquake damage
Illinois letter carrier missing under suspicious circumstances in Montana
North Carolina postal worker who withheld mail to Davie County customers pleads guilty to felony charges
Video: Tree falls on Michigan postal worker delivering mail
Body Of Missing Postal Worker From Lyndhurst Found In Passaic River
Investigators seeking to identify suspect who tried to sexually assault South Carolina postal worker
For New Addresses, USPS Will No Longer Deliver Mail to Your Door
POM Revision: Modes of Delivery and Delivery Equipment
Second man sentenced in scheme that used counterfeit keys to steal mail from neighborhood boxes
USPS Unveils New Line Of Commemorative Prince-Inspired Postal Workers

May 4, 2018
How the Mail Became a Tool for Fraud and Violence
High winds snap tree, injuring postal worker in Michigan
Former U.S. postal worker from Pontiac has been ordered to serve 25-60 years in prison for killing his wife with
a hammer
APWU: Rank and File Bargaining Advisory Committee Convenes

May 3, 2018
Man admits to taking money in USPS mail in Southern Illinois
West Wareham MA postal worker accused of stealing $200 gift card from mail
In Rural America, the Postal Service Is Already Collapsing
West Virginia letter carrier retires from U.S. Postal Service after 44 years
UPS weighs strategy to deliver bulky goods to boost growth
Postal Banking Could Become a Reality Even Without Congress. Here’s How.
TSP Funds Level Off After Months of Volatility
Four-year-old girl sends birthday cake to mother in heaven
2018 Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive
Newark mail carrier celebrates 50 years with Postal Service
Make no mistake, Postal Service Issues are Systemic
Montclair mailboxes apparently vandalized — in front of the Post Office
USPS temporarily removing some collection boxes in Dallas due to presidential visit
USPS OIG: Is the Click-N-Ship Service Available When You Need It?
USPS OIG Audit Report: Sunday Operations
Galt Postmaster retires after 42 years
Mail delivery problems stack up in Collier County
Temple residents speak out on mail delivery problems

May 2, 2018
Mail delivery problems stack up in Collier County, Florida
Temple, Texas: Mail in one neighborhood isn’t always ending up where it should
E-commerce turns up the heat on fulfillment companies
NALC: “It’s the pre-funding, stupid!”
Postal Service Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Flag Act of 1818
Postal Service to Issue Frozen Treats Forever Stamps
Seattle postal customer visits every blue box in city
Postmaster General and CFO Host Media Call on U.S. Postal Service FY 2018 Quarter 2 Financial Results
Saving the Postal Service
More Realistic Bulk-Mail Pricing Would Help USPS

May 1, 2018
Floyd Landis: The Man Who Brought Down Lance Armstrong
CCA back pay update
US Postal Service censured for forcing out disabled staff
Trump’s Postal Task Force Offers A Way Out For Troubled Agency
Letter card written and mailed during ‘Titanic’ voyage auctioned in England
Milwaukee postal workers among victims of 65 paintball shootings in five days
A bank run like the Post Office: Postal banking as the worst of both worlds
OIG: Riding the Returns Wave: Reverse Logistics and the U.S. Postal Service
Scanner says: Walk in the shade when possible
Amazon is building a new tech hub inside an old post office
Sacramento man gets nearly four years for Postal Service scam involving reverse-engineered master keys

April 30, 2018
More than 40 windows shattered in crowbar attack at post office
Pamplin Media Group - Portland photographer's Peace Rose blooms on stamp
Magazine Indutry Group Issues Fact Check on USPS Finances
Delivering the real problems facing the Postal Service (Amazon’s not one)
Kansas contractor charged with stealing from the mail
Deutsche Bank: Amazon-USPS relationship mutually beneficial
Carrier pleads guilty to stealing mail in Victor NY
Postmaster general honored in hometown- Pottsville PA
USPS working aggressively to stem flow of illegal drugs entering United States
The Pros and Cons of Postal Banking
Former USPS Contract Driver Charged With Stealing Mail Including Parts For Firearms and Scopes For Rifles

April 29, 2018
Three Charged for Roles in Anchorage Mail Theft Ring
Let's hear it for the mail: Going postal usually reliable
Revising the POM: The Postal Service takes another step toward cluster boxes

April 28, 2018
Sacramento Man Sentenced for Bank Fraud and Identity Theft Scheme Using Stolen U.S. Mail
Car crash forces closure of Fountain CO post office
After Trump's Tweetstorm, Buy Amazon Before It Hits $2,000
Man Pleads Guilty to 2016 Attack on Postal Carrier in Northeast Washington
USPS Hatch Act Education Campaign Continues
Mail theft ring targeted more than 500 victims in Anchorage
Linn's: Lance Armstrong Settles USPS Sponsorship Lawsuit
USPS OIG Audit Report: Inbound International Parcel Volume Variance (PDF)
Bezos' Fortune Grows $9 Billion in Two Days
Prime hike gives Amazon war chest for fight over postal costs

April 27, 2018
Prime Hike Gives Amazon Warchest for Fight Over Postal Costs
DC Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearm Offense For 2016 Attack on Carrier in NE Washington
New USPS retail kiosks offer updated features
The Dancing Mailman
Amazon surprises Wall Street with huge profits, optimistic outlook
APWU President Talks About The USPS Task Force With Ed Schultz of Russian Television - RT America
EEOC Says Postal Services True Intentions Behind NRP Was To Rid Itself Of "Injured On Duty" Employees
USPS Says Partisan Political Activity Is Not An Acceptable Reason For Union Business LWOP
United States Postal Service to Celebrate 100th Anniversary of U.S. Air Mail Service
NALC: Former TE step advancement
POM Revision: Modes of Delivery
The Postal Service is operating at a profit
Postal Service employee and a contract employee are charged with stealing mail in Kansas
Postal worker retiring after nearly 40 years

April 26, 2018
U.S. Postal Service delivers “un-trackable” tracking numbers!
Manufacturers to Trump: China, Not Amazon, Is Real Postal Issue
Former Massachusetts Postal Worker Sentenced for Embezzlement
Congress used the post office to unite the nation
Surveillance video captures USPS worker tossing packages on homeowner’s porch
Residents of Florida town want answers on mail service problems  
Carlsbad letter carrier retires after 58 years
UPS, USPS and OOPS

April 25, 2018
NY mail carrier Robert Korba called a hero
'Cruel Adversity' mural still a source of controversy in New Hampshire PO
Kirsten Gillibrand Unveils A Public Option For (Postal) Banking
Former USPS Board Chairman says USPS "should not be a political football"
UPS Earnings: What to Watch
Stamford post office: Mail carrier delivers for 60 years
Man Arrested in Connection to Stolen Mail Investigation in Virginia
Amazon Tries a New Delivery Spot: Your Car
Settlement reached in Louisiana postal worker crash lawsuit
Richland man's check removed from postal system and cashed, state police say

April 24, 2018
Spreading the fake news: How the media made a meme of Trump's phony tweets about Amazon and the Post
Office
Massachusetts Postal Worker Sentenced for Failing to Deliver Mail
Mandatory Medicare Part B and postal reform
Sexual assault allegations at North Dakota post office
Former Kent WA postal worker faces mail theft charges
Bomb squad called to suspicious bag at Iowa postal facility
What Small Businesses Should Know About President Trump's USPS Executive Order
OIG Audit: Are Emergency Suspensions of USPS Facilities Executed in Compliance with Policies and
Procedures?
OIG: Data Analytics Help Thin Out the Haystack
Lone post office in Pie Town closing
Scanner says: "Thirst; weakness; nausea; or vomiting call for help"

April 23, 2018
Change-of-address scam moved UPS corporate headquarters to tiny Chicago apartment, feds say
Bloomingdale NJ mail reported stolen from two outdoor mailboxes
USPS issues proposed regulation aimed at overweight packages
Late-night fire strikes post office in downtown Minneapolis
Postal Service Dedicates New Stamp Featuring Peace Rose
USPS Sustainability: Postal Service Reduces Carbon Footprint

April 22, 2018
Most Guam meth arrives by mail
Weird Stuff People Buy On Amazon

April 21, 2018
New Orleans Woman Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Postal Worker
Yes, a USPS semi-truck really broke down on Atlanta’s bustling I-85
Armed robbers steal every package from Postal truck in New Orleans
Why isn’t my mail carrier driving a postal truck?
New Jersey postal worker accused of stealing mail, identities
Bad congressional decisions have led to Postal Service challenges
Postal Union Response to Poor Service
Tony the Mailman walks his final route
CAUGHT ON CAMERA: USPS carrier throws package from car
Irked postal patron helps crack global plant smuggling scheme

April 20, 2018
Brooklyn mailman dumped 17,000 letters so he could focus on ‘important’ ones
Moya Greene to step down as Royal Mail’s chief executive
Steve Mnuchin: Donald Trump Isn't Attacking Amazon Over News Coverage (Wink!)
Lance Armstrong settles $100M lawsuit with US government
Mail found dumped on Detroit's east side was supposed to have been delivered in Southfield
'Mail fishing' thieves pull $115K in stolen checks from N.J. postal boxes
OIG: Express Mail Refunds - Atlanta, GA, Main Post Office
Deliverance: Why America's post office should be privatized

April 19, 2018
Wilkes-Barre Man Sentenced To 6 Months’ Imprisonment For Stealing And Depositing Checks From Mail
Receptacles
No prison for former postal worker in drug ring
Ten Indicted in Scheme to Steal New Yorkers’ Mail and Alter Their Checks
Mail found dumped on Detroit’s east side
Postal worker sexually assaulted in Chicago
New Orleans Man Sentenced to 36 Months of Probation for Conspiracy to Alter U.S. Postal Money Order
Shoring up transactional mail
Every Second Counts: how direct mail can help campaigns maximize their time with voters
USPS Board Nominees Willing to Confront Trump Over Amazon Rates
USPS flags flown at half-staff to honor former First Lady Barbara Bush
Postal employees to receive Informed Delivery info
Airmail Exhibition To Open In National Postal Museum
USPS launches new tech to help protect postal carriers from dogs
Man fishes checks out of mailboxes, cashes them in his name
Naked assailant of mailman found guilty of assault
You've got mail, but good luck finding the relocated post office
Amazon now has more than 100M paid Prime members
Scanner: When possible; take approved rest breaks to beat the heat
Brick woman named among best of US Postal carriers; here's why
Bezos' Washington Post: Trump's Postal Service audit is actually a welcome chance for reform

April 18, 2008
Brick NJ woman named among best of US Postal carriers; here's why
How a Philly Republican could soon become key player in Trump's war with Amazon
New Jersey Man Admits Bribing Letter Carriers To Deliver Parcels Containing Marijuana
The Court Rules on the Barcode Case (again)
Postal Worker included in $25 million Trump University settlement for students of ‘sham university’
Amazon, Postal Service Are Leaving Taxpayers With Hefty Tab
President Trump's Postal Service audit is actually a welcome chance for reform
OIG: Permit and Postage Validation Refunds - Topeka, KS, Northpark Station
OIG Audit: Stamps and Meter Revenue Refunds – Bellmawr, NJ, Main Window
VIDEO: How to change the language on your USPS scanner
Don't expect the post office to stay open late for your tax return
The New USPS Reform Bill Could Shake Up Supply Chains

April 17, 2018
Tax Day
The 11 Most Controversial Stamps in U.S. History
Mail fishing is so bad in New Jersey, it's now the focus of a federal investigation
Springfield postal worker robbed while delivering mail
USPS mail carrier caught throwing package in Derby
ATF investigating fire started in Alabama post office's mail chute
Here's what happened to the Post Office on North Colley that closed
Trump Moves to Gut the Post Office
Postal employees invited to audition for ads
Postal carriers raise awareness of responsible pet ownership
Mail carrier arrested for stealing $50 gift card in Midland County, MI
Police searching Passaic River for postal employee who went missing last week
OIG: The New Normal
OIG: Transactional Mail: Implications for the Postal Service

April 16, 2018
Trump and the Post Office: Amazon Isn't the Problem
The biggest problem with the USPS is Congress
American Prospect Comment
Trump's Feud With Amazon Is Now Costing America Money
Give The Devil His Due – PAEA Brought Down The Postal Service – Both Democrats and Republicans Are
Responsible  
Pricing and the USPS-Amazon Relationship
How George Bush broke the Post Office
UK: Amazon warehouse workers pee into bottles because they are scared of punishment for taking comfort
breaks
Swallows takes over as Fairbury postmaster
VIDEO: Amazon delivery driver throws package to second story deck

April 15, 2018
Jamaica NY Postmaster blames lazy workers, unions for his office’s poor performance
Federal Employee Shortfall on Pay Narrows a Little
Average Federal Retirement Age Continues to Increase
Trump Forms Task Force to Avoid a ‘Taxpayer Funded Bailout’ of the Postal Service
POSTMEN OF THE SKIES
USPS lacks transparency when discussing post office leases

April 14, 2018
Armed suspect robs Seattle mail carrier making deliveries
Carmichael’s “Dancing Postman” Bows Out
Residents to host rally outside East Longmeadow MA Post Office
Why Stamps.com Just Dropped 10%
APWU Statement on Trump Executive Order
Senator Sanders Statement on Trump Review of Postal Service
Will Trump task force give Postal Service the reform it’s been looking for?
Armed suspect robs Seattle mail carrier making deliveries
President Trump has ordered a review of the US Postal Service's prices — and it could force Amazon to raise
Prime membership fees
NPMHU Statement On Trump Postal Task Force
OIG Audit: What Have You Experienced with the New Mixed Delivery & Collection (two-ton) Vehicles?
OIG Audit: Have Cyber Investments Improved the Postal Service’s Cyber Security Posture?

April 13, 2018
Determined to Hurt Bezos, Trump Orders the Post Office to Crack Down on Amazon
At Post Office, Amazon Isn’t the Only Big Shipper Getting Discounts
NALC statement on Trump USPS task force order
USPS Statement on Executive Order Establishing the Task Force on the United States Postal System
Trump Is Investigating the Postal Service Because of Amazon. Here's What It Could Mean For Your Business
Trump, Having Denounced Amazon’s Shipping Deal, Orders Review of Postal Service
US postal official was misled in Barclays whistleblower hunt
USPS quietly producing, selling cacheted First Day Covers
North Carolina Postal Worker Says She’s Traumatized After Dog Bite
Action taken against Fargo postal worker after getting caught tossing package
Postal carrier and firefighter hospitalized after Margate, FL house fire
APWU: Update on Contract Negotiation Preparations on April 23
NPMHU: Workers Memorial Day- April 28

April 12, 2018
Suspended Victor NY mail carrier's plea hearing postponed
Indiana mail carrier accused of not delivering thousands of pieces of mail
Valassis (aka Advo/RedPlum) buys RetailMeNot.com
3 injured in crash involving USPS truck in Miami
South Carolina Rural Mail Carrier Indicted on Mail Theft
News or Noise: Is Amazon jeopardizing the U.S. Postal Service?
Trump Is Right About Amazon
Hampden postal employees fear downsizing over loss of sorting machine
The Postal Service doesn't need more money

April 11, 2018
USPS: Centralized mail delivery system tries to streamline delivery, reduce inconsistency
Pressure to Achieve Goals Can Erode Ethics, Postal IG Says
Postal Worker Tracks Down Woman Whose Christmas Package Was Lost 20 Years Ago
Affton MO residents seeing red over issues with mail service
Amazon's Relationship With the USPS Could Help It Build Long-Term Moats
Less transparency on USPS post office leases
Henrico families say their dogs were pepper sprayed by mail carrier
Michigan Mail Carriers Get Dog Attack Training
Omaha neighbors mount cameras to catch mailbox thieves
Amazon Controversy Makes the Case for a Private-Sector US Postal Service
Is 'Cluster Box' the future of postal mail delivery?
Florida businesses victimized by mailbox vandals
Wait! Don't Kill That Magazine: 4 Ways to Rescue a Struggling Publication
Forget Snow and Rain, Washington Can Stop the Postal Service

April 10, 2018
Former Tulsa Postal Worker Sentenced For Stealing Drugs
Postal worker arrested after undelivered mail found in backyard shed in Bellmore, Long Island
USPS Could Owe Payouts to As Many As 130K Employees After Class-Action Lawsuit Final Ruling
Letter Carriers Critique 5 Vehicles Considered For Next USPS Mail Truck
Mail collection box ripped from ground, stolen in Oakland
Deputies: Man 'going crazy' smashed windshields, attacked mailman
USPS Has a Crisis to Address: A Board Vacant of Governors
Oakland mail collection box ripped from ground and stolen
Thousands of mail carriers have Amazon to thank
OIG: Knock, Knock! Robot Here!
OIG: Autonomous Mobile Robots and the Postal Service
Car crashes into Northern NY post office
Bizarre '1st Amendment Audit' at Dallas Post Office Distribution Center

April 9, 2018
Amazon ignores Trump’s attacks as it molds a business empire
'I need a hero': Rochester mail carriers are officially as heroic as we think they are
The check’s in the mail, but your neighbor parked in front of your box – is it legal?  
NALC: Retirement parity under attack
The Estate Of A Scranton Physician Agrees To Pay $625,000 To Settle False Claims Act Violations Related To
Treatment For Postal Employees
Postal Service Dedicates New Stamps Saluting STEM Education
Dog attacks decline, but more work needed, USPS says
Expert Warns of Possible Post Office Bailout
NALC Addresses New Loading and Scanning Issue
Council suggests town hall to address mail service complaints

April 8, 2018
Maryland postal worker sent to shock trauma with life-threatening injuries after crash
Trump railed against Amazon, but a law he signed could have the government paying it a lot more
FACT CHECK: Is Amazon Bankrupting the United States Postal Service?
Postal Truck Driver Identified In Annapolis Crash
Thousands of Amazon customers fired up over deactivated accounts

April 7, 2018
Woman learning to drive puts truck through wall of Rozet WY Post Office
Milwaukee Police searching for armed suspects who robbed USPS postal carrier
Box full of toys returned to USPS customer, twice
Italian postal worker found with 880 pounds of undelivered mail said he stopped deliveries because he 'wasn't
paid enough'
Deal between USPS and Amazon set to expire in October

April 6, 2018
Trump’s Advisers Have Tried to Teach Him How the Post Office Works but He Won’t Believe It
Sacramento mail theft ring held up postal carrier, feds say
Five myths about parcel shipping
Former Postal Service employee charged with stealing, destroying mail
Mail delivery problems 'systemic' in Westchester, officials say
PRC Examination of USPS Financials Show Net Operating Loss of $1.3 Billion: Liabilities weaken improvements
in liquidity
The president’s wake-up call to the Postal Service
Yes, dogs really do bite postal workers
Police seek public's help identifying suspect in alleged armed robbery at Sturbridge Post Office
IG Emphasizes Importance of Accurate Staffing At Mail Processing Centers
FBI: Everett man’s possible bomb mailings now up to 18
NALC advises all NALC activists to not volunteer to serve as a Safety Ambassador or participate in the newly
developed Safety Ambassador Program
OIG Audit: How Can Undistributed Labor Time and Cost be Better Managed in VMFs?
Thousands of Mail Carriers Have Amazon to Thank
Key West hiring carrier assistants
Mail Thief: ‘Dude, I have a magical key for all mailboxes.’

April 5, 2018
2 Pa. men moved $1.6M in meth using Postal Service in 'Operation Snail Mail'
In Ohio neighborhood, people are now delivering mail to each other after repeated USPS mixups
Drug dealer pleads guilty to bribing Buffalo letter carrier
GOP lawmaker to introduce legislation to mandate display of Trump portrait in ALL post offices
Editorial: Donald Trump's attacks on Amazon are transparently political
How Amazon has cost Trump millions
The Postal Service Is in Trouble, but Trump’s Tweets Won’t Fix It
NRP CLASS ACTION – IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED FOR INDIVIDUAL MONEY AWARDS
Louisiana Postal Worker Pleads Guilty to Making Fraudulent Claims for Federal Workers’ Compensation
Benefits
Valpak sending $100 checks to consumers
The Postal Service & Amazon: Crony Capitalism Delivered to Your Door
Is Amazon Bad for the Postal Service? Or Its Savior?
Former Valier Postal Service employee accused of stealing, destroying mail
OIG Audit: What Kinds of Best Practices Could be Incorporated into the USPS Ethics Program?
North Charlotte Postal Carriers Recognized by Postmaster General
How Congress Used the Post Office to Unite the Nation
USPS Releases Annual Dog Attack City Rankings

April 4, 2018
USPS inspectors raid Long Island home, seize bags
Author of Citi Research report cited by Trump: “We never said Amazon is getting a $1.50 subsidy”
Fox News fact checks Trump, says he’s wrong
Update: Bags of undelivered mail found at Long Island home
What Trump Is Getting Wrong About the Postal Service and Amazon
Edgartown Post Office Has Surprise Delayed Opening
Talk about Fake News: How a flawed Citigroup analysis led to Trump’s bogus tweets about Amazon and the
Postal Service
Informed Delivery service gives you, and distant snoops, a glance at your mail
How the Post Office Makes Amazon a Federal Issue: QuickTake
Trump Is Right -  It Is the Amazon Washington Post
Trump can't stop ranting about Amazon's US Postal Service deal on Twitter — and there's a $2.6 billion reason
why
OIG: Credit for Disputed Voyager Card Transactions
OIG: Western Area Physical Security and Environmental Controls
A million miles and accident free for this postal worker
Residents discuss concerns of mural in Medford post office
Snail mail scam: 'I know about the secret you are keeping'
Amazon could use Whole Foods to help weather postal rate hikes
NALC: CCA back pay update
EOC finds USPS practiced disability discrimination

April 3, 2018
Former cargo employee admits to stealing mail in Guam
New Port Richey FL residents without mail delivery for six weeks
Trump, Amazon and the Post Office
Most TSP Funds Take Another Tumble in March
Trump says he’ll increase Amazon’s postage rates
Chinese Merchants Get an Even Better US Postal Office Deal Than Amazon
Amazon founder, who owns Washington Post, draws Trump’s ire
Judge Holds Bench Trial in Dispute Over Historic Post Office
Trump draws blood in feud with Amazon, Washington Post
Bernie Sanders Agrees With Trump: Amazon Has Too Much Power
OIG: Reducing Risk in Contract Extensions
OIG: Mail Processing Facilities Staffing
Local mail carrier retires after 27 years
PRC directs USPS to work on international shipping issues
'My dog won't bite.' Charlotte mail carriers know different, stats show.
Trump appears to suggest corruption on behalf of Amazon at USPS, PRC
As Trump Attacks Amazon-Postal Service Ties, He Fails To Fill Postal Governing Board
Albuquerque Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Mail Theft, Drug Trafficking, Firearms and Identity Theft Charges

April 2, 2018
Trump Campaign Used Amazon to Buy Its Office Supplies
Forbes: Trump’s wrong- “The Postal Service can’t afford to lose Amazon as a client”
Video: Russian Postal Service makes its first attempt to deliver a parcel with the use of a drone - drone crashed
PRC Directs USPS to Address Compliance Issues in FY 2017 Annual Compliance Determination
Why the Post Office Gives Amazon Special Delivery
Richmond postmaster retires after 30 years
Spring 2018 Communities and Postal Workers United Newsletter (PDF)
Changes at Kenwood PO: Turnover of entire staff leaves no 'institutional memory'
North Dakotans hope new bipartisan postal reform bill will help

April 1, 2018
Easter Sunday
Volunteer elves dig into backlog of 10,000-plus letters to Santa Claus
Man accused of assaulting postal worker dies after going into cardiac arrest, police say
A rite of spring: Air-mailing chicks across the country through the U.S. Postal Service
Postal Tracking Has Up To Eleven Scans

March 31, 2018
USPS to dedicate Peace Rose stamp
Dispute over mailman's ridicule of disabled central Pa. man ends with apology, new friendship
Trump accuses Amazon of ‘Post Office scam,’ falsely says The Post is company’s lobbyist
Even Fox News says "Trump's got it all wrong about Amazon "
Drunk driver who crashed into Mont Alto PA Post Office must pay to fix it
USPS Hatch Act Education Campaign Begins
Man caught on camera stealing from Glendale, AZ neighborhood mailboxes
Bestiality charge dismissed after former letter carrier pleads guilty to burglary
Here's Why Trump Went Postal On Amazon
Why the Postal Service doesn’t need Amazon

March 30, 2018
Good Friday
'Large Amount' Of Mail Stolen From Trio Of New Milford NJ Postal Boxes
Stamp collecting to Mister Rogers neighborhood
Corpus Christi “Porch Pirate” Pleads Guilty to Stealing Packages
Donald Trump Gets Mocked After Showing He Really Doesn’t Know What The Post Office Does
Petersburg VA mail carrier accused of dumping tubs of mail identified
Homeowner removes noose from yard after postal worker voices concern
Manhunt underway for Illinois post office robbery suspect
Woman sentenced for Randolph MS Post Office robbery
US Postal Service truck involved in crash in Maryland; 1 dead, 2 injured
NARFE reacts to the unfair proposed legislation in the Senate to reform the postal service
Retiree health premiums and postal reform
Trump’s Complaints About Amazon Have a Historical Precedent
Postal Service to Celebrate Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
Amazon, Despite Trump Tweet, Buoys Postal Service
OIG: Controls Over Time and Materials and Labor Hour Contracts
OIG: Oversight of Contract Extensions
Ready Player One drone-spitting postal trucks may be real very soon
Trump escalates attack on Amazon, focusing on tax, shipping

March 29, 2018
PRC Issues FY 2017 Annual Compliance Determination
Postal IG Seeks Tighter Controls of Vehicle Expense Cards
Trump is wrong about Amazon's taxes and USPS relationship, says analyst
A Spanking-New Savior for Printed Magazines: Stormy Daniels
'I was appalled:' Mailman's ridicule of disabled central Pa. man prompts complaints to Postal Service
Trump’s postal reform plan: Less service and higher prices
President Trump's Postal Plan Similar To All Previous President's Postal Plans
Trump Vilifies Amazon, Claims It Uses Postal Service As Its ‘Delivery Boy’
Hutchins Accused Killer's Fiancee Indicted in Murder of Postal Employee
Fed posing as postal worker makes first 'dark web' bust in Lancaster County
Long Beach Island Postal Worker Saves the Day, Again
Longtime postal worker retiring in Geneseo
Trump Derides Postal Service as Amazon's 'Delivery Boy'
Trump Hates Amazon, Not Facebook
Mail fail update: Columbus post office makes changes
'Mail Lady' retires after almost three decades
Two co-workers at Virginia Mail Center each have worked for USPS over 50-years Virginia duo mark 50 years on
job Between the two of them  
Postal Service reboots retail training program
New DHL service likely to take aim at USPS Parcel Select operation

March 28, 2018
How Shyp Sunk: The Rise And Fall Of An On-Demand Startup
Postal Reform Bill Would Impact Health Insurance
Trump “obsessed” with Amazon (and its USPS deal)
Kansas postal worker charged with embezzlement
ADD YOUR VOTE: Should USPS retirees have to enroll in Medicare?
Also see Senate bill would force Postal Service retirees onto Medicare
Petersburg mail carrier accused of dumping tubs of mail identified
Statement on the FBI’s Response to Suspicious Packages Received by U.S. Government Facilities
APWU: National Reassessment Program Discriminated Against Injured Workers
OIG: Internal Controls Over Refunds for Walk-In Revenue - Carmel Mountain Postal Store, San Diego, CA

March 27, 2018
Arrest made in connection with suspicious packages sent to military bases in D.C. area
Charlotte brothers accused of attempting to kill USPS mail carrier
Thief targets mailboxes in change-of-address scam
With "Parcel Metro" service, DHL looks to be big fish in fast-growing delivery pond
Manassas post office employees tell 7 On Your Side their workplace is 'filthy'
Former U.S. Postal Service Employee from Socorro Pleads Guilty to Federal Misdemeanor Embezzlement
Charge
No closure for family of missing postal worker
President Signs Into Law FY 2018 Budget Bill - No Postal or Benefit Hits
Oppose inclusion of postal reform in year-end legislation
What You Need to Know About Postal Issues
Residents are desperate to keep their beloved Mizner Boca post office
Print and postal rate increases are kicking the print industry while it's down

March 26, 2018
U.S. Postal Service lawyers reject Lady Liberty stamp claim
Widow of NY postal worker struggling to pay bills after husband and son were killed by a drunk driver
NRP Class Action Victory against USPS
Virginia clerk found guilty of theft
Bandits are dressing up as postal workers to steal mail
When suspicious packages are found, Santa Fe police need backup
Short visits rise at Whole Foods stores with Amazon lockers
APWU Statement Regarding The Postal Service Reform Act of 2018
Mail Handlers Union Say They Proudly Support The Postal Service Reform Act of 2018
Pit bull bites mail carrier, is shot by police
$1M in fentanyl seized at post office and motel room
Letter: Retiring From USPS

March 25, 2018
Wandering package leaves Crystal River (FL) man perplexed
United Postmasters and Managers of America Applauds The Postal Reform Act of 2018
U.S. Postal Inspection Service Investigates NJ Mailbox Burglaries
OPM’s IT Systems Still Lacking Nearly Three Years After Data Breaches
Advertisement for Airmail Service
Canada: Rural and urban mail carriers rally for pay equity

March 24, 2018
Four Suspects Arrested in Connection to Sacramento Postal Carrier Robbery
Feds indict murder suspect's fiancee in road-rage slaying of Dallas USPS driver
Statement from Postmaster General Brennan on the Postal Service Reform Act of 2018
Mister Rogers Forever Stamp Dedicated
Post Office Clerk Retiring After 34 Years
Drone delivering postal services in remote regions of China
As Loveland grows, USPS delivers
Census Bureau cancels plan to use mail carriers as Census Enumerators

March 23, 2018
Post office near downtown Anchorage cuts back hours after finding people spent the night in the lobby
US Postal Service Files Patent for Backing up Data With the Blockchain
Australian government reportedly mulling $5 tax on incoming overseas parcels
Senators Carper, Moran, Heitkamp, and McCaskill  Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Stabilize & Improve Postal
Service
Two Brothers Charged With Conspiracy, Attempted Murder, And Firearm Offenses For Shooting Of Letter
Carrier
Update: Mail carrier killed when struck by own vehicle in Michigan
Greenwich Postal Carrier Stole Gift Cards In The Mail, Cops say
Large Mailers Support The Postal Reform Act of 2018
NALC lauds bipartisan effort to advance postal reform legislation
Postal pricing - Explaining how USPS sets product prices
Lafayette's lone post office on the south side to close by end of March

March 22, 2018
USPS comment on Austin bombings
USPS grappling with growth of Longmont, Carbon Valley CO
Woman dies after being pinned by postal vehicle
A happy face behind the post office counter
Postal mailboxes broken into in Marco Island, Everglades City
USPS to Celebrate 100th Anniversary  of U.S. Airmail Service
Postal Service to Dedicate Sally Ride Forever Stamp
Norwalk Postal Carrier Stole Gift Cards From Greenwich Mail
Postal worker on disability got $94,000, was in 35 motorcycle races
Snow doesn't stop mail deliveries
Los Banos gets a new postmaster
Mailbox vandals hit Omaha neighborhood
USPS grappling with growth of Longmont, Carbon Valley

March 21, 2018
USPS mail delivery problems widespread in Yonkers
Shipping carriers using caution to screen for dangerous packages
Walmart is adding FedEx Office to 500 of its stores
Austin bomber kills himself with explosive device
UN stamp designs promote universal health coverage
APWU: In Light of Austin, Texas Bombings - Stay Alert and Vigilant
Fed Ex, mail trucks involved in Wellington crash

March 20, 2018
Package believed to be bound for Austin explodes at Texas FedEx facility, police say
Baltimore Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Letter Carrier Assault
Mystery after massive 24,000 mile USPS mix-up
Former postal worker gets probation for misappropriating funds
South Carolina Post Office Still Closed Over a Year After Fire
FedEx Follows Amazon Into the Robotic Future
Georgia mail carrier saw letters piling up - She called police – and saved a man's life
Dragons Coming to a Post Office Near You!
U.S. Postal truck passing school bus in Waterbury
Annual Leave Accrual, Carry Over, and Cashing in
Authorities Are Investigating Possible Sixth Mail Bomb In Texas
OIG: Back to Work - It’s all about getting injured employees back to work.
OIG Audit: Are Safety Conditions in the Great Lakes Area Adequate or Addressed Appropriately?
$16.78/hour starting pay: Milwaukee Post Office hiring CCAs

March 19, 2018
Mail delivery problems fuel complaints in Canton MI
The Push for Privatization. The War on America’s Post Office
Austin hit by fourth explosion after police make appeal to bomber
Tripwire may have triggered latest explosion in Austin that injured 2 men
Glen Rock, NJ Post Office Box Tampered With, Letters Stolen
Spanish Postal Service testing three-wheeled E-Cargo Bikes by Bikelecing with 48V Continental system
FedEx stepping up robotics operations to take load off workers
Short Hills Letter Carriers Earn Safe Driving Awards

March 18, 2018
Michigan Man Pleads Guilty To Stealing Over 1,000 Identities Using USPS Web Site
Say it ain’t snow! USPS delivers during winter’s last gasp
Postmaster general returns to roots for St. Patrick's Day

March 17, 2018
St. Patrick's Day
Famed Maine Restaurant Only Accepting Reservations by Mail
APWU Doesn’t Support USPS “Safety Ambassador” Program
Texas: 2 women including a postal employee arrested, accused of passing contraband over Smith County Jail
wall
76 accused of sexual exploitation, including postal worker, pastor
Carriers Not Happy About New Scanning and Loading Directive

March 16, 2018
New Photos of Electric Mail Truck Prototype
Man takes a selfie with every blue postal service mailbox in Seattle for absolutely no reason
DHL expands US delivery service in swipe at FedEx, UPS
Almost 70% unwilling to use Amazon Key in-home delivery
Former Minnesota mail carrier charged with mail theft
Three-Level FEHB Premium Contributions Formula Proposed
Proposed Combination of Annual, Sick Leave Would Reduce Total Time Off
Postal Service to Dedicate Mister Rogers Forever Stamp
Postal Service COO Outlines Digital Advances
OIG: How Effective is the Extra Trip Process in the Mid-Carolinas District?
"Neither snow nor rain" stops Bluefield mail carriers

March 15, 2018
Vegas postal carrier carjacker caught on surveillance
Wrongful death lawsuit filed following crash that killed letter carrier
Oahu North Shore mailboxes are bizarre. They're also pieces of art
Canada Post workers say sexual harassment ignored by management at Edmonton mail plant
PMG discusses workplace safety, mail and package volumes, and other topics in her latest “Business Focus”
video
A 40 percent postal rate increase is bad for Americans, bad for the Postal Service
Canada Post Board of Directors appoints Jessica McDonald Interim President and CEO
Random Acts of Kindness: Postal clerk's gesture brightens dreary day
OIG: How Accurate is the Postal Service’s Delayed Mail Reporting in the Great Lakes Area?

March 14, 2018
Even with insurance, USPS denies claim for woman's lost package
USPS disagreement with inspector general
Ohio neighborhood misses out on mail for 2 years due to damaged boxes
A Short History of Package Bombs
New Postmaster Hired in Hartsdale, NY - Delivery Remediation Sought
OIG: Fiscal Year 2017 Decision Analysis Report Summary


March 13, 2018
Veteran says mailman sprayed mace at 'non-violent' (Rottweiler mix) dog
The Ease of the Postal Service Makes it a Vector for Violence
USPS Recognized as 2018 Top Federal Agency for Multicultural Business Opportunities
Committee backs use of postal carriers in Census
Homeowners want USPS away from their street
Residents upset over having to travel to get their mail
Grandview residents complain of delayed mail delivery
Beam Bros. Trucking agrees to pay USPS $1 million for contract overcharges
Delivery issue in Massillon: 'I just want my mail'
$15,000 reward in Austin package blasts - package was not mailed

March 12, 2018
Austin rocked by 3rd explosion in 11 days
Austin: Police warn residents not to open suspicious packages
USPS responds to NY Times article “How to Cut Down on Unwanted Junk Mail”
USPS selling totes made from old mail bags
APWU Rank and File Bargaining Advisory Committee Appointed
USPS Albany Processing & Distribution Center reopens after hazmat incident
Dozens of tax returns missing after thieves break into Georgia post office mail collection box
Coming Soon to a Front Porch Near You: Package Delivery Via Drone
OIG: Recycling and Reducing Trash
UK: Great-grandmother receives horrific Mother's Day card calling her a "dirty old slut" after being defaced in
postal sorting office
Husch Blackwell Publishes Top U.S. Postal Service Suppliers for 2017 (PDF)

March 11, 2018
Suspect carjacks USPS vehicle near UNLV
USPS driver carjacked after denying ride
Game Over: Postage Rate Hikes Would Shut Down ESPN Magazine
Asbestos keeps Vallejo post office closed for two more months
Postal service vehicle found 2 miles away from where it was carjacked in Las Vegas
Package with hazardous substance injures postal workers
APWU: The National Executive Board Adopt Proclamation to Honor the Women of the APWU

March 10, 2018
Armed Suspect Robs Postal Carrier in Sacramento
California: Felon arrested after being found with "extremely large" amount of stolen mail
Amazon’s Next Mountain to Conquer: Delivery
Fire official: Box of lithium batteries explodes in Uptown Chicago post office
Thieves steal big blue mail box; bombs left in mail boxes
GAO: Are Your Online Purchases Legit?
OIG: How effective are contractual support services in meeting USPS continuous improvement program goals?
OIG: How is the Pacific Area Using and Monitoring its Fleet Specialty Cards?

March 9, 2018
Alabama Resident and Ringleader of Multi-Million Dollar Stolen Identity Tax Refund Fraud Schemes Sentenced
to 30 Years in Prison
Oakland rash of mail truck burglaries continues
Vote For Which of 5 USPS Prototypes Should Be The Next Mail Truck
USPS retirement plan deficit continues to grow
OIG: The Future of Cards and Letters
Leesburg FL residents say their mail keeps disappearing
Wisconsin woman pleads guilty to swiping mail

March 8, 2018
Florida Rural Carrier Convicted Of Federal Workers’ Compensation Fraud
Tax withholding update - USPS employees urged to use new tools
Three semi-trucks used to haul mail destroyed in fire at U.S. Postal Service complex
APWU: Rank and File Bargaining Advisory Committee Appointed
OIG: A New Reality: Correspondence Mail in the Digital Age
OIG: Internal Controls Over Permit Postage and Fee Refunds
Driver knocks over collection boxes at Columbia post office
Rash of thefts strikes Postal Service's blue curbside mailboxes in Twin Cities
Damaged mailboxes force residents to make long drive
Askins retires after 52 years with city post office
This might be the new USPS mail truck
This ALSO might be the next USPS mail truck
Bezos' Net Worth Continues to Soar
New USPS mail processing plant set to open soon in Portland
An Inside Look at the Black Market Marijuana Shipping Business

March 7, 2018
Judge orders Florida postal worker to repay $112K in workers comp fraud case
Transportation and Technology Contractors Lead 2017 List of Top Postal Service Suppliers
Federal Jury Convicts Two Illinois Postal Workers for Delivering Marijuana Through the Mail
Exclusive: Cash, gift cards stolen from USPS mail across LI, NJ
Postal workers plead guilty to throwing mail away
Petersburg VA residents starting get mail over a year old
Trump Administration Plans to Slash Labor Relations Board, Consolidate Power
Postal Service to Celebrate Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
OIG: Voyager Fleet Card Management - Great Lakes Area
Post Office to hire 70 in Cincinnati

March 6, 2018
Oshkosh Teams With Ford On $6-Billion USPS Mail Truck Bid
Jacksonville veteran tired of waiting for new mailbox from USPS
Are postal carriers out as potential census takers?
Petersburg, VA residents sound off over mail found in dumpster
If you thought Newman from Seinfeld is the worst mailman in New York City, think again

March 5, 2018
Illinois Statehood Forever Stamp Dedicated Today
Revolving Door: Former USPS Sales VP moves to Pitney Bowes
NY Congresswoman wants mail delivery improvements.
U.S. Postal Service Testing Plug-in Hybrid Mail Truck
FedEx Driver Seen On Surveillance Tossing Package Feet From Front Door
Letter: Be fair to retired postal workers
Should Federal Employees Decline FEGLI Option B for Supplemental Coverage?
Albuquerque postal clerk's talent takes him across the globe

March 4, 2018
Study of Local Post Offices Finds Women as Pioneer Agents
Eugene man arrested after '1st Amendment Audit' at Springfield post office  
NJ Letter carrier rescues elderly customer
Mysterious ‘device’ explodes on Austin front porch, killing man in his 40’s
Hatch Act Social Media and Email Guidance For Federal Employees
Portland thief caught on camera breaking into apartment mailboxes
USPS Responds to Regulatory Proposal
Video shows how USPS helps drive economy
APWU: Florida Postal Workers Protest Staffing Shortages

March 3, 2018
3 Sought In Robbery Of Letter Carrier In Baltimore Neighborhood
Groups Challenge Legality Of Postal Hike
'Stop blaming white people' sign causes stir N.J. post office
Fleeing Driver Crashes Into Plymouth Post Office
Meredith vows to slash circulation over proposed postal rate hike
Amazon delivery threats continue to loom over USPS

March 2, 2018
Pennsylvania: Woman says PO robbery was a failed suicide attempt
Big city growth strains rural Texas post office, frustrates residents
Chesterfield woman wants USPS held accountable after truck damaged
Man records video of postal worker throwing packages in Fort Worth
Postal Driver Robbed Of $70K At Gunpoint In South LA
Longtime Michigan postmaster retires after 42 years with U.S. Postal Service
Union Head: 'Lack Of Proper Staffing' To Blame For Westchester Mail Woes
Vast majority of mailers, by volume and revenue, come together to discourage misguided postal rate hike
proposal
Asking postal worker to deliver to nudists is un-southern
Meredith Warns PRC of Massive Magazine Cutbacks
Retiring Pueblo Midtown staffers put the service in postal

March 1, 2018
Mail Fail: Uncovering excuses with ongoing problems at Ohio post offices
Springfield MO postal carrier dons camel hat for route on “hump day”
Virginia mail carriers face federal charges for allegedly throwing mail away
Postal worker accused of stealing cell phones from mail
The 15 Most Surprising Things You Can Mail Without a Box
Postmaster Removed for Unacceptable Conduct
3 San Antonio council members team up to fight mail theft
Ohio Mail Fail: Uncovering excuses with ongoing problems at the post office
Judge dismisses USPS worker's disability retirement claim
WTF: Why Are More Postal Carriers Working on Sundays?

February 28, 2018
Postal Service denies artist’s insurance claim after commissioned painting damaged
Identity Theft Scam Targets Change-Of-Address Forms
EXCLUSIVE: FedEx’s secret deal with the NRA and the gun industry
In Joint Filing, More than 50 Mail Industry Leaders Urge Regulators to Reconsider “Dramatic” Postal Rate
Increases
Massachusetts Postal Worker Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Charges
Trump’s Social Security budget offers more work, less staff, longer waits
Nebraska woman discovers mail stolen, credit cards applied in her name
NLRB Issues Complaint Challenging Postal Service’s Refusal to Provide NPMHU with Full Information on F-1
Scheduler
Quincy Welcomes New Postmaster
Amazon to Blow Over $1 Billion on Doorbells

February 27, 2018
What's your target retirement age? 60, 65, or work-till-you drop?
Mailbox swap for disabled man takes 5 weeks
CBS 58 Investigates: Several Wisconsin postal workers fired after reports of stolen mail
USPS Inspector General Launching Investigation Into Greenburgh NY Mail Service
USPS Finally Starts Notifying You by Mail If Someone is Scanning Your Snail Mail Online
Florida nudists upset over USPS carrier who won’t deliver mail inside resort community
TSP Gets Lowest Possible Score on Information Security Audit
Video: Road rage suspect to remain in federal custody for postal worker's murder
Florida nudists upset because USPS carrier who won’t deliver mail inside resort community
Snail mail fail: Greenburgh residents making hundreds of complains about postal service
Rep. Steve Scalise says New Orleans-area mail delivery problems widespread
FedEx Says it Will Continue Offering NRA Members Discounts
Ex-Post Office supervisor gets probation for $3,000 theft

February 26, 2018
U.S. Postal Service tops public approval survey of federal agencies
Junking unwanted mail
Google Maps silently rolls out plus codes, an interesting addressing system
You’ve got mail — for now
Post Office discontinuances and suspensions: A decade in review
The post office is the ‘last mile’ in customer service
Why Are People Boycotting FedEx? This NRA Protest is Sweeping Across Twitter
Rolling Meadows tries to get post office to come back

February 25, 2018
UPDATE: USPS Reverses Ontario NY Postmaster’s “Long-Driveway” Policy
Calls to divest from NRA fall on deaf ears at FedEx
FedEx is Sticking By The NRA
Letter: Keep promise to postal workers

February 24, 2018
APWU Reaches Monetary Settlement with USPS on POStPlan Staffing Violations
Mail carrier reportedly drops mail on man’s truck
Have You Ever Had Time You Worked Disallowed or Taken Away?
USPS inspector general to probe Greenburgh mail problems
Neighbors have issues with mail in Colorado Springs neighborhood
Georgia Postal Worker Discovers She's Pregnant While Giving Birth in Car
Portland letter carrier retires after 40 years
Sal the (retired) Las Palmas mailman settles into his new life

February 23, 2018
USPS mail delivery in Ypsilanti blasted by Debbie Dingell, residents
Husband of southern Indiana postal worker who drowned delivering mail says her death was preventable
Arrest in USPS driver's killing reveals alleged motive as road rage over a hand gesture
Congresswoman says Postal Service backed out of meeting about mail delivery issues
Postal service will hire more mail carriers in Queens
Two Illinois Postal Employees Indicted for Theft and Delay of United States Mail
VIDEO: Texas USPS driver seen chunking packages over fence
USPS celebrates dazzling bioluminescent life on Forever stamps
Alabama man is a legendary, globe-trotting DJ -- and a full-time postal worker
Tom Logue, Long Beach Island Postal Worker Makes Second Save of His Distinguished Career
DataUniverse update: 2018 postal employees

February 22, 2018
Here’s why a mailman refused to deliver to San Francisco family
Wrong Turn, Right Time: Mail Carrier Helps Injured Woman
Houston USPS mail carrier caught on camera using gay slur
APWU: White House Budget for 2019 Continues Attacks on Postal and Federal Workers
Postal Service Workers Are Shouldering the Burden for Amazon
USPS spent 16 million on vanity TV show about its crime-fighting inspectors
'POSTAL DISSERVICE': Missing mail delivers an arrest to police
California postmaster connects with deaf employees
Grieving USPS worker: 'God was watching over me'
Amazon’s new threat to delivery services via the U.S. Postal Service
Flats Sequencing System continues to be a Postal Service headache

February 21, 2018
After customers complain about package throwing, NY Postmaster cuts off deliveries
Congresswoman Presses US Postal Service on Unresolved Mail Delivery Issues in Ypsilanti
Connecticut Woman Sentenced to 41 Months in Prison for Role in Postal Money Order, Auto Sales Fraud
Schemes
Investigators mum on what happened to Dallas postal worker
Trump 2019 budget USPS changes
Family, friends grieve USPS worker killed on mail route Saturday
Ontario, NY postal carrier caught on camera throwing package
Nonprofit Reduces Care Packages Sent To Military Personnel After Postal Price Hike
No Additional Jail Time For Milford Man In Attempted Burning Of Mail Truck
OIG: Care to Comment?
Postal worker killed in Dallas shooting called 'rock of the family'

February 20, 2018
CCA backpay update
Join us to fight for our freedom
NALC President Rolando walking for MDA
Police say missing southern Indiana postal worker found dead in her vehicle
White House Budget Plan Praises the TSP, Then Cuts It
Postal Worker Fatally Shot in Dallas Monday Identified
Warning from victim after Central Lubbock mail thieves are caught on camera
Busted mailboxes force Oklahoma City tenants to go without mail
Florida Postal Workers Protest Staffing Shortages
Service at Arkansas jail converts postal mail to email
What happened to the USPS?
USPS truck runs off road in Swansea

February 19, 2018
President's Day
U.S. Postal Service Driver Shot & Killed On Dallas Highway
USPS Honors Letter Carrier Who Rescued Woman on His Route
Woman threatens to ‘blow off’ head of Dayton postal worker
Postal truck slides on ice, ends up on wall
USPS conducting audit report on FSS in the Capital Metro Area

February 18, 2018
Facebook plans to use U.S. mail to verify IDs of election ad buyers
First class: the art of Post Office
Boondoggle: The FSS Goes from Bad to Worse
Thieves 'Fishing' From Stamford, CT Mail Collection Boxes, Police Say
Amazon Could Be The Nail In The U.S. Postal Service's Coffin

February 17, 2018
Three suffer smoke inhalation after small fire at Topeka Postal Service location
Amazon threat to FedEx overblown, it's the postal service that's in trouble, JP Morgan says
San Jose Hit with String of Mailbox, Mail Truck Break-Ins
Celebrating 55 years at the USPS and still going
Officials Seeking Man in Armed Robbery of Encino Post Office: $50,000 Reward Offered
NBC12 Resolves Father and Son's Forwarded Mail Mix-up
Video: Inside the dark web: How deadly drugs are being delivered by mail
Video: Dozens of tubs of mail found in Petersburg, VA dumpster
Oregon postal worker arrested for mail theft
Sen. Rob Portman: Closing the loophole that lets drug traffickers exploit the Postal Service
How UPS delivers faster using $8 headphones and code that decides when dirty trucks get cleaned

February 16, 2018
Philly Action News Investigation: Missing mail
Sonoma mailman hangs up his bag after forty years on the job
TV station resolves father and son’s mail mix-up at USPS
Officials Seeking Man in Armed Robbery of Encino Post Office; $50,000 Reward Offered
Voting by mail increases turnout, research shows
Officials Seeking Man in Armed Robbery of Encino Post Office: $50,000 Reward Offered
Unsecured server exposed thousands of FedEx and USPS customer records
Fairfield, ME USPS Contractor Sentenced to 39 Days for Stealing Postal Money Orders
Congresswoman Clarke Meets with Brooklyn Postmaster Concerning District’s Ongoing Postal Issues
President Trump orders U.S. flags flown at half-staff to honor the victims of this week’s mass shooting at
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
Shipping by Amazon may cause over half of sellers to switch
OIG: Are Workshare Discounts Beneficial to the Postal Service?
OIG: Internal Controls Over Walk-In Revenue Refunds - Kissimmee, FL, Main Office
Congressman MacArthur Demands Post Office Reverse Unexpected Rate Hikes on Military Care Packages

February 15, 2018
Shipping by Amazon may cause over half of sellers to switch
Congresswoman Clarke Meets With Brooklyn Postmaster
Maine USPS Contractor Sentenced to 39 Days for Stealing Money Orders
The First African American Mail Carrier Also Fought Wolves and Bears, and Shot a Man in the Behind
Post office won't deliver direct answers about mail issues
NYC Residents Riled by Loss of Mail, Theft of Carts
Salt Lake City- home of the last USPS REC site
NALC: Fourth COLA set at $520
Congressman Clarke Meets With Brooklyn Postmaster
Residents riled by loss of mail, theft of carts
Congressman MacArthur Upset With USPS
Salt Lake USPS facility the last in US to decode poorly penned mailing addresses
Postal truck overturns in Cape Coral crash
Amazon volume not enough for Postal Service to avoid losses
Robot dogs could deliver packages
Fairfield, ME USPS Cntractor Sentenced to 39 Days for Stealing Postal Money Orders
OIG: Are Workshare Discounts Beneficial to the Postal Service?
OIG: Internal Controls Over Walk-In Revenue Refunds - Kissimmee, FL, Main Office

February 14, 2018
Valentine's Day
Columbus OH Post Office problems more widespread than initially thought
Iowa: Postal Service Blames Bad Weather for Mail Delivery Problems
OSC Issues Hatch Act Social Media Guidance, Announces Postal Worker Hatch Act Violation Over Social Media
Use at Work
Trump administration’s 2019 budget targets letter carriers and their families
Former Newark Mail Carrier Admits Accepting Bribes For Delivering Drugs
Columbus: Too many unassigned routes and not enough carriers

February 13, 2018
As Work Space, Old Post Offices Have a Timeless Allure
How to stop junk mail and save trees — and your sanity
Chelmsford native not licked yet on Jack Kerouac stamp quest
Hero Letter Carrier Helps Save Elderly Customer
5 Ways Magazine Publishers Can Maximize Postal Savings
These are the 'worst post offices' in NYC, Patch readers say
Virgin Islands delegate to Congress criticizes USPS mail delivery after hurricanes
Magazines from 1960s delivered to Maryland home
Letter containing unidentified substance mailed to Trump Jr. home
Check your mail -- it may be forwarded without your consent
USPS Executive Administrative Schedule (EAS) Annual Salary - Effective January 06, 2018

February 12, 2018
Help Find NYC's Worst Post Office
NALC statement on USPS Q1 financial report for FY 2018
Thieves steal 500 live cockroaches from mailbox
Mexico: The Postal Service Would Like to Remind You Not to Express Mail Tiger Cubs
Amazon's delivery dream is a nightmare for FedEx and UPS

February 11, 2018
Springfield firefighters knock down machinery fire at USPS bulk mail center
Michigan: Lost motorist walks 9 miles in frigid temps, is rescued by letter carrier
Postal van struck by bullets in Rochester NY
Pope's message for Italian postal service: Put people before profits
Mail stolen from two Georgia two post office delivery boxes

February 10, 2018
US Postal Service issues apology over missing mail
OPM launched surprise hit on certain federal retirees, then tried to stop watchdog’s report
What It Would Take Amazon to Become UPS or FedEx
USPS Reports Record Number of Pot-Filled Packages Leaving Colorado in 2017
Amazon's new delivery program not expected to hurt FedEx, UPS
SWA likely won't just be delivering Amazon packages
Here's why Amazon wants to start its own delivery service
OPM increased money paid to divorced spouses without warning
Postal worker retires after 42 years
Postal Service: ‘Flawed business model’ to blame for first-quarter loss

February 9, 2018
USPS reports Q1 financial results: mail declines not offset by package growth
Residents in Des Moines neighborhood haven't received their mail in a week
Amazon to Launch Delivery Service That Would Vie With FedEx, UPS
Postal worker critically injured in Roseville MI crash
Amazon to deliver Whole Foods groceries via Prime Now
Santa Rosa commissioners OK policy change for cluster mailboxes
PRC Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Minimum Contribution of Competitive Products
Zero tolerance - USPS promotes safe workplaces
Postal Service Dedicates New U.S. Flag Forever Stamp
OIG: What are the Greatest Opportunities for Improving THS Operations?

February 8, 2018
Stolen mail found down 2 storm drains on St. Augustine street
Will Congress cut federal employee benefits to help balance the budget?
Post Office Pays Bill After Car Towed From Parking Lot in Storm
Salina man indicted for allegedly misusing postal funds
Postal Service workers make their way through NY Southern Tier snow
Prairie Creek Texas gets unexpected delivery as postal truck tumbles offroad
Amazon to deliver Whole Foods groceries in two hours
The mysterious tale of the couple who keep receiving free Amazon packages
Non-profit furious over Postal Service changes that will raise cost of sending care packages to troops
USPS: New guidelines for tax withholding take effect
Postal Worker Commits Credit Card Fraud

February 7, 2018
'Help me! He has a gun': West Chester postal worker describes kidnapping
Camera catches Amazon delivery driver tossing packages
Postal worker robbed and pistol whipped at rural Mississippi post office
How the U.S. Postal Service is making it harder for you to support our troops overseas
Postal worker credited with saving woman’s life from house fire
This Subsidy for China is Dumb as a Post
Fort Wayne man marks 50 years as a postal worker
Brinson postal carrier retires after nearly four decades

February 6, 2018
Last presidentially appointed Postmaster retires
California Man Gets 12 Years for Assaulting a Mail Carrier
Postal Service supervisor pleads guilty in theft of marijuana from mailed packages
Amazon Is Getting Closer to Its Own Delivery Service
This man made over half a million dollars threatening elderly magazine subscribers
15 arrested in El Paso mail-theft ring targeting mailboxes
Mail Consultants Have A Pitch To Avoid The Trump Trap
87-year-old crashes car into Kalama Post Office
Centerville postal worker receives gold customer service award
Car Plows Into Honeoye Post Office
If Built Today, USPS Would Look Nothing Like Itself
OIG: Opioids and the Mail
APWU: MVS New Hire Salary Dispute Settled
USPS: Employee idea-sharing platform is here
USPS: Pet insurance available to employees
Postmaster General and CFO Host Media Call on U.S. Postal Service FY 2018 Quarter 1 Financial Results

February 5, 2018
How to rent a piece of history: JLL’s USPS Properties for Lease
Kansas carrier injured in rollover accident
Charles Town WV postal carrier achieves game show dream
Mailbox 'fishing' in Queens a growing problem, says Rep.
USPS recovers customer’s WWII-era mail
Union’s Boycott of Nabisco Products Made in Mexico Gains Momentum

February 4, 2018
National Postal Museum Opens Exhibition Celebrating Women’s Duty and Service in World War I
USPS Debuts New Stamps in Early 2018
Postal Service to Dedicate Mister Rogers Forever Stamp
11 People You Didn't Know Worked for the Post Office

February 3, 2018
Postal Worker Suspected of Stealing Gift Cards Put on Leave after NBC 5 Responds Report
Mail-stealing device causes street closure
UPS worker does 'chicken dance' where USPS worker threw package
Former postal worker used COA cards to steal mail
Vigil honors murdered Albuquerque mail carrier
People just figured out the USPS logo is an eagle
2 Male Turkeys Harassing Ohio Postal Carriers Euthanized

February 2, 2018
Illinois Postal Worker Suspected of Stealing $500 in Gift Cards from Suburban Grandma
Amazon fulfillment centers don't boost employment, analysis finds
St Louis: A dozen postal workers claim they were bullied at work
Bezos adds billions to his fortune as Amazon reports profits surge
30-year postal veteran turned congresswoman plays Candy Crush during State of the Union
Mail delivery in the boom days of mining

February 1, 2018
Man pleads guilty to trying to burn postal truck in Milford MI
Postal worker kidnapped at gunpoint in West Chester OH
Police, postal officials investigating break-in at Vineland NJ site
Rochester NY man recognized for 50 years of employment with Postal Service
Arrest warrants issued for two Monessen PA men who allegedly attacked a postal worker
Ex-postal worker from Lincoln NE pleads to stolen mail scam
String of Postal Truck Break-Ins in the Bay Area Continues
Revised criteria for individuals on U.S. stamps
Caught on camera: USPS driver throws package out the window
Local postmaster transitions to retirement
Strako is new USPS marketing vice president overseeing stamp program
Postal Bulletin 22486: Federal Income Tax Withholding
Postal Bulletin 22486: Federal Taxation Percentages for Supplemental Wages