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August 31, 2017
Bristol carrier honored for three decades accident-free
Mail suspended for Houston District
Postal worker saves woman's life
NALC Responds to Hurricane Harvey |  PostalRelief.com
USPS Temporarily Adjusts Operations Due to Impacts of Hurricane Harvey
USPS Rio Grande District Resumes Most Operations in the Texas
Sixteen Atlanta postal workers charged with accepting bribes to deliver cocaine
"Prime(d) for Disaster": Teamsters Local 1224 Pilots Take Concerns About Prime Air to Amazon's Front Door,
the Streets of Seattle
Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief Resources and Information
National Association of Postal Supervisors Donates $10,000 to Postal Employee Relief Fund for Hurricane
Harvey
Man admits to laundering at least $1.5 million in drug money through use of postal services
Ocala man arrested for robbing postal worker of package at gunpoint
OIG: Survey Says…!
OIG: Transportation Cost System ― Air

August 30, 2017
Two cars crash into Belleville Post Office
Memphis: $50,000 reward offered after mail carrier is pistol whipped
USPS Rio Grande District resumes most operations in Texas
Postal worker accused of armed threat gets chance to clear record
UPS, FedEx halt delivery to major areas of Texas and Louisiana amid storm
100+ Post Offices Celebrated the Eclipse with a Souvenir You Can Mail for
Help Postal Employees Impacted By Hurricane Harvey
USPS Will Soon Combine My USPS and Informed Delivery
Hurricane Harvey Hits Gulf Region
NALC: Agreement reached on implementing new Article 8 provisions
Delivery companies support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts
U.S. Postal Service contemplates 50¢ stamp
A free-market fix to the Postal Service's wasteful spending

August 29, 2017
Hurricane Harvey: USPS responds to devastating storm
Federal fight over postal carrier crash
USPS on high alert as couple attempts to buy fraudulent money orders
Mail carrier rescues injured woman, honored as a lifesaver
Davenport neighborhood stops receiving mail due to neighbor's dogs
Federal agents set up three-day kayaking trip to catch malingering postal worker
New Orleans Man Pleads Guilty in Fake Money Order Conspiracy
Iceland Gets On-Demand Drone Deliveries
Teen takes plea deal in postal carrier assault case
OIG Audit: What's your experience with First-Class Mail in the Northeast Area?
OIG: Postal Inspection Service Consumer Fraud Fund
OIG: Postal Customer Satisfaction: A Primer of Four Surveys

August 28, 2017
USPS Service Disruption Alerts (North Houston P&DC stops accepting drop shipments)
USPS indefinitely stops package deliveries in Milwaukee south side neighborhood
USPS Service Alerts for Hurricane Harvey + photos (This may be one of the worst flood disasters in U.S.  
History)
How to Stop Unwanted Junk Mail and Guard Against Mail Fraud
USPS Service Alerts - Is my Post Office open?
Montana postal worker convicted of workers comp fraud
Wisconsin postal worker charged with mail theft
Man Stealing Package Caught on Surveillance Video In Urbandale, IA
United Nations to issue stamps promoting peace, respect, safety, and dignity for all
APWU: 2017 Peak Season Exception Period MOU Reached

August 27, 2017
2017 NALC Heroes of the Year
Postal Service Eyes January Rate Hikes
Sellers Should Brace for USPS Rate Hike in January
Taylor Swift's Ad on UPS Trucks
Commemorative stamp a fitting tribute for the Rev. Theodore Hesburgh
Woman is now receiving her mail after 2-month battle with USPS thanks to TV reporter

August 26, 2017
Services temporarily suspended at several post offices due to hurricane
Aurora postal boss accused cancer sufferer of faking, then lied about having cancer herself
Postal carrier airlifted after dog bursts through screen to attack
USPS suspends mail delivery in west Charlotte after shooting
USPS: Thieves using rat traps to steal mail from collection boxes
Bravo to North Dakota mail carriers who helped others
Western NY postal worker sentenced to 12 months for dope dealing, delay of mail
USPS Service Disruptions
Our Top Five Favorite Fictional Postal Workers in Movies
Buffalo/Jamaican Drug Dealer Sentenced For Bribery Of Postal Carrier
USPS making key investments, PMG reports
USPS finances discussed in video

August 25, 2017
Letter carrier in LLV knocked 200 feet in hit-and-run crash
Atlanta: Armed men search postal truck for drugs; 2 arrested
Amazon Prime members will get special discounts, locker access at Whole Foods
Mail Handlers Union and USPS Finalize Contract Interpretation Manual
Seattle neighbors file lawsuit against mail carrier
Wild turkeys chase letter carriers in Stamford CT
Colorado: Cyclist severely injured in collision with USPS truck in Longmont
Former Arkansas Mailman Involved In Tax Fraud Scheme  
Richmond, CA post office closure not a done deal, mayor, congressman say
Post Office Mural Depicting 'Cruel' Native Americans Sparks Debate In N.H. Town
Former USPS employee charged with stealing mail in Sawyer Co.
OIG: Unscheduled Leave in the Baltimore District (PDF)
OIG: Is USPS Effectively Reporting HCR Irregularities at Chicago NDC?

August 24, 2017
Cheyenne's south side loses only post office
New 'fishing' crime hitting Massachusetts postal service boxes
Newspaper Association President Says Congress Should Pass Postal Reform Bill - We Say NO!
Residents upset Postal Service hasn't replaced damaged mailboxes
Royal Mail's New Completely Electric Vans
USPS: A rational approach to price setting
Bayou Vista, LA USPS custodian pleads guilty to stealing from mail
Mail Handlers President Addresses Delegates of the NRLCA Convention
Beyond Rain and Snow, Postal Workers Must Also Worry About Their Shoes
USPS employees receive latest pay raise, COLA increase under union deal
Slow Mail Costs Money
Contract covering U.S. Postal Service data center employees approved

August 23, 2017
Grandfather angry after post office delivers $600 of baby gifts to wrong house
USPS employee pretended to have cancer, sentenced to serve at cancer treatment center
Louisiana postal worker pleads guilty to stealing from mail
Grandfather angry after post office delivers $600 of baby gifts to wrong house
Postal worker accused of going postal with pallet full of parcels
NALC: Wage increase update for letter carriers
Congress must take the steps that allow USPS to grow, evolve

August 22, 2017
Man charged with felony harassment for alleged threats against postal workers
Republicans dig deeper after Postal Service cited for workers' Clinton campaign aid
End of an era: Kilbourne Post Office closed after 180 years
USPS Notice Regarding Post Office Suspensions (PDF)
Arkansas letter carrier pleads guilty to identity theft
Wal-Mart Applies for Patent for Blimp-Style Floating Warehouse
USPS Says 'Wrong Again' To Forbes Writer
OIG: Sustainability and the Triple Bottom Lines

August 21, 2017
Winthrop Post Office Will be Rebuilt After Fire
Longtime Nashua Postal Carriers Earn Million Mile Award
Authorities release more info about robbery of USPS driver in Florida
Rights activists target Red Bank NJ postmaster for racism and misogyny.
Workhorse Truck Builder Needs Post Office to Deliver
Eclipse: Just another working day for lots of feds
Organizational Cultures that Promote and Reinforce Safe Cyber Practices

August 20, 2017
Postal Service leaves historic William Penn Annex Post Office building in Philadelphia
Florida postal worker robbed at gunpoint
Buy Shipping Labels Online? US Postal Service Targets Incorrect Postage
Historic Post Office in Richmond, Calif, to be sold despite opposition
Postal Service needs a leg up from Congress
Brooklyn: Mailman allegedly threatened with a hammer, robbed by duo
Sicko Postal Worker Busted for Feeding Dogs Deadly Meatballs

August 19, 2017
Court case involving photos taken at post office (PDF)
Two rural postal carriers honored as heroes for helping save customers
Roaches cause temporary mail suspension
US post offices in path of eclipse offer special postmarks
Bats' time in Oldsmar post office almost over
Postal Inspectors Investigating Tucson mail thefts
Express Delivery Market Demand Growth in North America 2017
Counterfeit 2017 U.S. Love Skywriting stamps surface on eBay
Minnesota residents receive Planned Parenthood mail defaced with threatening messages
Don't give the Postal Service virtually unlimited power to raise rates on its own
OIG: Unscheduled Leave in the Los Angeles District
OIG: Unscheduled Leave in the Triboro District (PDF)

August 18, 2017
Five juveniles accused of shooting postal worker with BB gun
Postal worker seriously injured in crash with garbage truck
No renewal for Howard Beach post office lease
Priority Mail Art
Downing Retiring After 28 Years of Service as Rural Mail Carrier
Meet the CNY letter carrier who has delivered mail since 1967 and is still going
US post offices in path of eclipse offer special postmarks
Q and A for federal workers: The debt limit and the TSP
Congress unfairly burdens postal service

August 17, 2017
Excessive post office heat frustrates workers and customers
Postal employee led money order scheme to defraud USPS out of $100K
All clear given after chemical spill at Mamou Post Office
The science behind the color-changing solar eclipse stamps
Central Florida customers cry foul over Amazon delivery mistakes
Excessive post office heat frustrates workers, customers
Chicago: Thefts reported from at least 5 U.S. Postal Service trucks on SW Side
Delivering more than just mail
USPS stamps celebrate the beauty of flowers from the garden
New Orleans meth dealer caught by undercover postal inspector gets 8 years in prison
Postal bureaucrats backtrack on donated flowers for Martha's Vineyard PO
South Jersey Postal Worker Charged With Fraud Involving Stolen Blank Postal Money Orders
Whistleblower: Tammy Baldwin Did Not Respond to Illegal Political Activity by Postal Workers
Startup initiatives from Down Under may offer inspiration to the failing US Postal Service

August 16, 2017
Postal Pulse Survey Begins August 15th
North Korean stamps honor recent missile tests
Dozens of carriers in postal vehicles conduct processional around sick mailman's house
Investigation Into Missing Stamp Stock at Kirksville Post Office
Forbes: After Losing Billions Again, Postal Service Needs a New Structure, Not Price Increases
Target acquires delivery technology firm, beefs up grocery team
Letter carrier saves elderly couple's home
El Paso: Why are there long lines at my post office?
3 Michigan U.S. postal workers charged with stealing mail in the past week
APWU: Second Significant COLA Increase of 2017 Announced

August 15, 2017
FBI, U.S. Postal Police launch investigation at Seattle home
USPS to shut down remote.usps.gov access
West Fargo auxiliary postal facility celebrates one year
Senator honors postal workers
Letter Carriers president questions postal management
Postal worker who vacationed while too injured to work pleads guilty
Is the post office throwing away your first-class mail?
Continuing decline in first-class mail volume highlights 'strong headwinds' facing USPS
Alabama Postal Worker Sentenced in case of Accepting Bribe to Deliver Marijuana
USPS Responds to opinion piece in The Hill
USPS celebrates the beauty of flowers
Respectful delivery by the U.S. Postal Service
OIG: Goin’ Mobile
OIG: Compensation, Benefit, and Bonus Authority in Calendar Year 2016
OIG: Delayed Mail Validation

August 14, 2017
COLA for retirees bouncing around
After 42 years, a familiar face at Burlington City Post Office calls it a career
New Zealand: Postal Workers union calls for audio to stop being recorded in new vehicles
How a Long Island airmail delivery changed mail service forever
Trump visit to NYC to cause mail disruptions
Mail Handlers: $270 COLA effective in September 2017
Suspect in custody after Houston postal worker carjacked, mail truck stolen
People and the Post - Smithsonian National Postal Museum

August 13, 2017
Amazon scammers' new trick: shipping things to random widows in your town
Postal worker carjacked while delivering mail in SW Houston

August 12, 2017
Wild birds halt mail delivery in north Tulsa neighborhood
Austin mailbox break-ins spike, causing headaches for residents
Oklahoma: Neighborhood complains about their mail delivery
Mail woes continue in Larchmont
CAGW: USPS is in Financial Distress
USPS says staffing issue and hot weather responsible for delivery problems in Richmond
On the Detroit River, America's Only Floating Post Office Blends Tradition and Technology
Burlington City postal worker retires after nearly half a century
Detroit postal carrier stole more than $2K in checks from mail, feds say
Former Ohio letter carrier sentenced to prison for trafficking cocaine
Postal service faces $6.9B default on retirement benefits

August 11, 2017
SF: Mailman Robbed in Brazen Noontime Heist
Post Office Shooter Pleads Guilty
USPS considers new safety protocol for drivers
Postal Service pledges better service in Richmond area
Idaho Postal Worker Indicted for Mail Theft
Indiana postal worker accused of theft, official misconduct
Fort Mill SC man charged with assaulting postal worker
Former letter carrier from Cleveland Heights, OH sentenced to prison for trafficking cocaine
Watch: Las Vegas Lady Liberty Part of Lawsuit With Postal Service
OPM Announces 2017 FHB Open Season Dates
PMG To Postmasters and Managers “We’ll continue to grow, but that growth has slowed”
NALC President Responds To Postal Service 3rd Quarter 2017 Financial Results
How the Postal Service tried to swing the election for Hillary Clinton
USPS: A Giant Distortion Machine

August 10, 2017
Austreim joins Flandreau Post Office staff as postmaster
Missouri: Rural mail carrier vehicle burns, destroys mail
USPS cash crunch could disrupt day-to-day mail delivery
Saipan postal worker pleads guilty to theft of mail
Detroit mail carrier arrested for depositing customers' checks into her bank account
USPS posts FY2017 3rd quarter results
Postal Service loss widens to over $2 billion as revenue declines
Postal Service looking to raise prices beyond inflation
Ukrainian postal service hit by 48-hour cyber-attack

August 9, 2017
Yet Another Postal Truck Catches Fire
Postal Service bets on higher stamp prices to fix woes
Medicare cannot afford a reckless USPS bailout
Postal Officials Put a Stop to Beautification Project
What was the most important letter in history?
Postal worker’s questions lead to body
Household Diary Study: Advertising Mail Remains Popular
New Labor Contract Will Give 200K Postal Workers a Raise, but Trim Their Benefits
Trump is about to make America much crueler to unionized workers
Watch: What The Postal Service Wants Now
First-Day-of-Issue dedication ceremony for the Father Theodore Hesburgh Forever stamp
OIG: Appointment of Contracting Officers’ Representatives

August 8, 2017
Car crashes into SW OKC post office
Rash of mail thefts west of Tucson
Buffalo/Jamaican Drug Dealer Sentenced For Bribery Of Postal Carrier

August 7, 2017
Australia to hold postal vote to decide on same-sex marriage law
Cincinnati Post Office closed due to building issues
1 injured as SUV crashes into Uniondale post office
Whistle-blower on political campaigning by postal workers says senator never responded
Missouri mail carrier stole 150 gift cards and 150 checks
Woman caught on camera stealing packages off Missouri family’s front porch
Amazon is telling booksellers to speed up delivery time by up to 40% (and stop using media mail)
Man Walking Dog Pulls Gun On Mailman For Running A Stop Sign
NALC membership has ratified a new 40-month labor contract with the Postal Service
Watch: New Orleans Postal Carrier Delivers Mail In Knee Deep Flood Waters
Postal truck catches fire in Ridgeland, MS
Pay for Performance at USPS Gets Mixed Assessment
How a Son of Sam Detective Realized ‘This Has Got to Be the Guy’
OIG: Proof of Delivery

August 6, 2017
Bell and Howell Sells its Mail-Sorting Business to Fluence Automation
Canada Post reports $44-million profit before tax in 1st quarter on strength of continued growth in parcels
Congressional Bill Would Raise Postal Rates for Political Parties
Brockton, MA woman strikes letter carrier with trash can lid
As US Postal Service struggles, Stamps.com fortunes rise

August 5, 2017
USPS' Pay for Performance System Isn't Rewarding Top Performing Employees
Drive by "Toss n Go" Courtesy of USPS
Postal Service offers lessons in letter carrying
Stamps.com riding high on negotiated service agreement with the USPS
Police: U.S. Post Office in Gary Robbed at Gunpoint
Postal Worker Marks 100th Gallon of Donated Blood
FedEx makes surgical strike in peak-shipping-season battle with UPS

August 4, 2017
Christmas Cards in July? Lakeview Residents Fed Up With Lousy Mail Service
FDA to step up fentanyl targeting at postal facilities
Claremont post office gets much anticipated facelift
Tired of only one clerk and long lines, American Canyon officials want a larger post office
Cape Cod Post Office to mark 225 years
Mail Carrier Pleads Guilty to Stealing Mail from Independence MO Residents
Son of Sam's personality change was documented in letters to friends
Checks and mail reported stolen from mailboxes in Covington, GA
OIG: Fiscal Year 2015 Pay for Performance Program (PDF)
OIG Audit: Are Contracting Officers Improperly Extending Contracts?
OIG Audit: Are the costs associated with mailing ePackets accurately captured?

August 3, 2017
USPS OIG: Fiscal Year 2015 Pay For Performance Program
Thieves break into two mail trucks in Willow Glen
Community receives new mailbox to avoid thieves
Post Offices ‘Abuzz’ over Protect Pollinators Forever Stamps
Instagram: "Uhhhhh looks like the mail truck exploded in my neighborhood!"
San Jose: Mail thefts in California prompt security concerns
Suit dismissed against Dayton cop who slammed cruiser into postal van
Information Technology/Accounting Services Reaches Tentative Agreement with USPS

August 2, 2017
Postal Life: Instagram Post Shows Yet Another Burned LLV Truck
USPS hosts maintenance mechanics job fair in Tallahassee
Earl Gutbrod Has Retired
One Of The Longest-Serving Postal Workers Retires After 60 Years
Postal service loses vital documents in Alabama capital murder case
Portland delivers message on USPS’ 242nd birthday
USPS CFO responds to Wall Street Journal article
Former President of Illinois American Postal Workers Union Pleads Guilty To Embezzling $18,857
Former Treasurer of Michigan National Rural Letter Carriers Association Pleads Guilty To Willful Failure To
Maintain Union Records
Amazon’s sweetheart deal with the USPS

August 1, 2017
Mail carriers face cultural, physical changes
Topaz Post Office Permanently Vacated
Beloved letter carrier retires after 29 years of service
Postal worker's comments recorded by security camera lead to I-Team investigation
Fort Mill family fed up with postal service
USPS Readies for Next Heat Wave
Postal Workers and Supporters Battle Job Cuts and Resultant Diminished Services
USPS OIG Report on Prohibited Inbound International Mailings
USPS ‘postage reselling’ program scrutinized
Postal worker convicted of comp fraud gets 21 months in prison
UK: Stop making our Postal Rail a tourist attraction and get back to it carrying mail!
SEC Investor Alert: Fraudsters May Target Federal Government Employee Retirement Plan Participants
Mahindra bags prototype contract for US postal delivery van
Police: Postal worker found grenade package in mailbox
Alaskan Post Office featured on NPR
OIG: Using all the Tools in the Toolbox
Former Postal Employee Convicted of Fraud and Theft in Binghamton, NY
Legal loophole allows drug shipments into country via U.S. Postal Service

July 31, 2017
Neighbors deliver heartfelt farewell to South Austin mailman
More Photos From the Portland Postal Rally
Post offices need 'upkeep and repair,' says USPS inspector general  |  Report (PDF)
Wrinkles found in Postal Service pact
Postal Union Informs Public About Proposed Job and Service Cuts
Video: Deadly king cobra snakes found smuggled in potato chip cans via U.S. Postal Service

July 30, 2017
Injured Letter Carrier Found Not Guilty on All Counts
Postmaster of Yakima County's smallest post office brings cheer to Brownstown
Investigation underway after package explodes in Queens, injuring 73-year-old man

July 29, 2017
83-year-old woman, son hired hitman to kill postmaster
Hidden cameras show convicted US postal workers dealing marijuana, counting cash in DC
NALC: Ratification Ballot Update
Letter carrier honored with Joseph M. Kaplan Safe Driver of the Year Award
San Fernando Valley mail thieves carve keys out of scissors

July 28, 2017
New postmaster is one of the strongest men in Alaska
Former postal worker imprisoned for theft
Bezos is World's Richest Man, For a Few Hours
Archives November 2013: Amazon Partners With USPS to Deliver Packages on Sundays
Home surveillance camera captures mail carrier tossing package in driveway
Amazon launches parcel delivery lockers for apartments
Republicans Take First Shots at Slashing Individual Federal Employees’ Salaries
Ten Republicans Urge Oversight Committee Chair Not to Cut Retirement Benefits for Feds
Charlotte postal employees protest cutbacks
Richlands, VA postal worker charged with grand larceny
Worker's Comp Trial For Letter Carrier Begins

July 27, 2017
Portland Postal Rally Protests Job Cuts
Pauoa residents on edge after mail thief caught on camera
Junkyard Gem: 1983 Jeep DJ-5L Mail Dispatcher
Man arrested after king cobras shipped through USPS
Canada: Shorter routes sought as rate of postal worker injuries rises
Major drug bust includes postal carrier among 17 arrests
City, congressional officials meet with USPS over mail stoppage in Shadle-Garland
Duo accused of using stolen mail to steal Oklahomans' identities
West Palm Beach Man Convicted of Conspiring with his Brother, a USPS Letter Carrier
Mailboxes destroyed with fireworks on Chena Hot Springs Road in Fairbanks
If this package shows up on your doorstep you could be out $140
Brooklyn Woman Says She’s Gotten Nothing But Junk Mail For Months
USPS cutting 12,000 jobs nationwide; longer lines, slower delivery expected
Postal Service Contractor? Would-be Contractor? A Look inside the U.S. Postal Service Bid Protest Process

July 26, 2017
Mail Found Thrown Away in Dumpster in New Rochelle
Working conditions at post office being addressed after CBS 6 investigation
Dunster retires after 33 years with postal service
Postal workers to stage Charlotte protest over cutbacks
USPS plans Seattle layoffs in nationwide cuts; expect longer lines, slower delivery
Group protests lack of help for the blind at downtown Portland OR post office
Texas family defends 'mailbox to heaven' after HOA expresses concern
Virginia postal employee accused of stealing gift cards from mail
NJ Mail Carrier Arrested for Credit Card Fraud After Scotch Plains Detective's Investigation
Bill to limit appeals, make new hires ‘at-will’ federal employees reappears in the House
Benefits cuts threaten hometown payrolls
Leading Carrier for the United States Postal Service Selects SmartDrive Safety and Analytics Solution
Millions of Sharks to Surface Among the Nation’s Post Offices Today

July 25, 2017
Winfield neighbors give a surprise send-off for retiring mailman
Duane Bash retires from US Postal Service
Tiny town of Fawn Grove wants its post office back
Sunday deliveries help overcome USPS shortfalls
Mail carrier accused of running down fence in W. Houston neighborhood
Next stop for Amazon is 'most valuable company on the planet,' analyst predicts
Former Chattanooga postal supervisor sentenced for child porn
USPS letter delivery and mailbox monopolies worth $5.45 billion
Man driving 100 mph hits postal vehicle, traps postal worker inside
Can Congress make new hires 'at-will' federal employees?
GAO: Key Considerations for Potential Changes to USPS’s Monopolies
Drive-thru mail drop boxes again available at Ocala post office
Top 10 Postal Food Drive Locations For 2017
PostalVision 2020 “Delivery by Design” White Paper on USPS Mailbox Monopoly

July 24, 2017
Postal worker pleads guilty to swiping Christmas cards with gift cards inside
Mail carriers in Houston, second to L.A. in dog bites, are always on their toes
Post office worker accused of theft gets chance to clear record
Carrier trapped in vehicle after being struck by car going 100 mph
Massachusetts Postmaster Sentenced for Embezzlement
GAO Lists Key Considerations for Potential Changes to USPS's Monopolies
Flowers from the Garden to Decorate Forever Postage Stamps
USPS troubles could have profound impact on trucking
OSC Report: Postal Service Prioritized Union’s Hillary Campaigning Over Operations
Former USPS employee in mail-theft case enters into plea agreement
House Budget Committee to Consider Federal Retirement Cuts

July 23, 2017
NAPS calls USPS early out rumors “fake news”
Massachusetts Letter Carrier Pleads Guilty to Worker’s Comp Fraud

July 22, 2017
Three postal workers found guilty of moving as much as a half-ton of marijuana through D.C. post office
Durham town officials washing hands of post office mural dispute
Mail thieves working harder than usual this summer
Postal workers find new ways to beat the heat
How a Postage Stamp Saved My Life
Welcome home, Mr. Franklin
Nalcrest, Florida: Where Postal Workers Go to Retire

July 21, 2017
New York: Mysterious Green Mailboxes
80-year-old mail delivery driver, horse killed in crash
Lingering odor shuts down Moline Post Office
Check Your Scales - USPS Will Begin Verifying Postage
Lakeview residents fed up with USPS
Postal worker charged with stealing, destroying mail in Virginia Beach
OSHA complaint may have led to closure of Pulaski VA post office
NALC: House committee spending blueprint targets USPS for “massive cuts”
USPS Vows Corrective Action to ‘Systemic Violations’ of Hatch Act During 2016 Election
Alabama Man Indicted in Alleged $19 Million Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme -  Recruited U.S. Postal
Service Employees
Former Connecticut Postal Clerk Pleads Guilty to Stealing Mail
NARFE Applauds Introduction of Legislation to Repeal Increases in Federal Employee Annuity Contributions
Fight Back Against USPS Reductions in Service and Jobs
USPS letter carriers violated federal law while working for Clinton presidential campaign
Postal Service Breaks Election Laws To Support Hillary
OIG: Mobile Delivery Device Program (PDF)
OIG Audit: Are city carrier work hours accurately allocated?

July 20, 2017
Postal van catches fire after crash
USPS offering $10K reward after string of San Jose mail truck burglaries
Postal carrier walks 14 miles a day
Connecticut Postal Clerk Pleads Guilty to Stealing Mail
USPS Must Face Trial For Lady Liberty Stamp Mix-Up
Not rain nor hail nor sleet nor snow -- but one thing did make mail service stop
Man upset by lack of Trump photo at Portsmouth NH Post Office
Postal Service taking a 'hands off' approach to future union political action
Texas man gets three years for setting PO on fire
Mailman Timm Kopp: The Post Office Union Has Always Been Involved In Politics But 2016 Was Different
NALC Statement Regarding Letter Carrier Political Activity During 2016
House Budget Committee to Consider Federal Retirement Cuts
McCaskill: We’ve Got to Get Postal Reform Across the Finish Line
NARFE Reaction to House FY18 Budget Proposal
Amazon and USPS: Not a Jungle Out There

July 19, 2017
GOP again hits federal retirement in latest budget plan
Charlotte: Missing Mail and Mail After Midnight
Watchdog: Postal Service broke law by letting employees do Clinton campaign work
Campbell eyes retirement after three-decade career with US Post Office in Flint
Thieves break into four mail trucks in San Jose
Wisconsin letter carrier to testify Wednesday on political campaigning by postal workers
Mailman mails 5-year-old boy $20 for giving him free Kool-Aid from his stand
North Dakota postal employee accused of stealing money signs plea deal
How to beat the dog days of summer with advice from a veteran mail carrier
Rochester Surveillance Video Captures Mail Thief In Action
Free Ohio Dog Bite and Attack Prevention and Action Kit For Postal Employees
Elliot Gruber Named Director of the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum

July 18, 2017
Controversial mural on post office wall may have interpretive text added
Mail carrier caught on camera cursing, throwing package banned from interacting with public
Join the APWU in a Day of Action on July 18th to Fight the White House's Budget Proposal
NALC: Federal Employee Call-In Day
North Korea's postage stamps offer an alternative look into the country
Federal, postal unions battle cuts to pay, pensions
Washington Township man gets probation in postal scam

July 17, 2017
Stop opioids from being delivered by the U.S Postal Service
Mailman, 'part of our family,' retires after 40 years
Changing Postal Workforce Impacts Uniform Policies
Brooklyn: Rodent stole woman's mail for two months
This analyst claims the U.S. Postal Service is giving Amazon a huge subsidy
RIDICULOUS: YET ANOTHER LLV FIRE, THIS ONE IN OHIO
USPS retiree to appear on ‘America’s Got Talent’
The weird world of North Korean stamp design
Couple files suit over alleged injuries sustained in collision with postal worker
Mail Handlers Union secures delay of proposed involuntary reassignments
San Juan Co. Sheriff's office recognized for investigation of post office burglaries

July 16, 2017
Suspicious powder found in USPS mailbox in Terryville, CT
USPS Seeks Nominations for National Employee Engagement Leader of Year

July 15, 2017
Postal trucks have no AC, even in the heat  |  Petition seeks to change that
93-year-old mail carrier still on the job after 60 years
Postal workers hang up the satchel
Future of Lihue post office still uncertain
Buffalo: In face of deluge, mailman completes route, maintains mail sanctity
No one injured as mail truck goes up in flames in Londonderry NH
Mailbox Money Order Thefts Traced To Former Florida Postal Worker
How the U.S. Postal Service has helped turn Amazon into a giant by undercharging them by $1.46 a package
on postage
Gruber succeeds Kane at National Postal Museum; envisions incredible stamp stories
Post-retirement plans: Former mailman enjoying great outdoors after retiring in 2016

July 14, 2017
Some Charlotte neighbors fed up with late, undelivered mail
Richmond postal workers walk off the job after working a month without AC
USPS to raise rates on pair of international mail services
Why the Post Office Gives Amazon Special Delivery: A Citigroup analysis finds each box gets a $1.46 subsidy
YET ANOTHER POSTAL TRUCK CATCHES FIRE, IS REDUCED TO ASHES  |  PHOTO
More workers needed at booming Watertown and Waltham post offices
USPS Return to Work Programs Being Studied
USPS trailer overturns, spills mail, prompting closure of Highway 29
Family: West Virginia Postal Worker Dies After Collapsing on Route
Postal mail drop boxes remain 'out of order' at Ocala PO
Property owner claims USPS ‘derelict’ in clean-up issue
Impressive National Results for Letter Carriers’ Annual Food Drive
Disney Villains Take Center Stage On Forever Stamps
Ex-Postal Worker In Florida Guilty Of Delivering “Some Kind Of” Drugs
USPS Redesigns P. O. Boxes Online
Postal Service Celebrates Many Anniversaries In July

July 13, 2017
Postal carriers in Glassell Park afraid to deliver mail due to gang violence
USPS Holds Ceremony To Honor artist Andrew Wyeth
APWU Reaches Tentative Agreement with Salmon Companies

July 12, 2017
Retiring postmaster will miss the people
They used fake mailbox keys to steal credit cards and mail
Amazon says customers shopping at 'record levels' on Prime Day
AC still busted one month later at the sweltering Oceanfront post office
USPS mail carrier robbed of package in Harker Heights
Aging delivery trucks poisoning us, Canada Post workers claim
Rochester landlord fighting for mail delivery
Deputies investigate death of Florida postal worker
Tennessee postal worker gets probation in embezzling case
Why this GOP House member is bucking his party to oppose Trump’s retirement cuts for feds
Cut off the pipeline of toxic drugs in the mail
Broke US Postal Service Paid to Cover Employees Campaigning for Hillary Clinton

July 11, 2017
The First Air Mail Flight from the roof of the Post Office in Philadelphia to Camden NJ
Mail Carrier Shot in Oakland Released From Hospital
Postal Service Forced to Pay Overtime for Employees Taking Time Off to Campaign in 2016 Election
Explosive device damages mailbox at Fallston Post Office
If you see this USPS truck coming, run the other way
Mail truck catches fire in Londonderry NH neighborhood
Letter carrier gets probation for mail theft
Package stealing postal carrier returns to jail
OIG: Uniformity on Uniforms?

July 10, 2017
Netherlands: Pizza Post?
Mail thefts puzzle, frustrate residents in Santa Clara area
Empty mailboxes: Residents left waiting after Postal Service, citing threat to carrier, stops deliveries
Postal worker in Rolla, Missouri kills self after taking co-workers hostage  |  Five hour stand-off
U.S. Postal Carrier Shawn McKinney stops knife-wielding thief in his tracks
Your mail and garbage folks know you well
Prospect Heights USPS facility raises noise and congestion concerns
Memories of the old-time Postal Service
Will your grandkids know what a retirement plan is?
Rude Service At The Shallowford Post Office

July 9, 2017
West Virginia HCR driver pleads guilty to possession of stolen mail
Man arrested after taking mail from postal worker

July 8, 201
APWU: Maintenance Defines Custodial Staffing in POStPlan Clusters
This chart shows how quickly Amazon is 'eating the retail world'
Thief steals sentimental package off bishop's front porch
Oakland: USPS worker struck in hip when stray bullet pierces mail truck window  |  Caught in crossfire of
shootout
USPS Granted LWOP to Letter Carriers to Campaign for NALC in Battleground States
Indiana letter carrier charged with dumping mail
PMG discusses safety, other topics in video message to employees

July 7, 2017
Customer's watch goes missing; Post Office fails to pay even though it was insured
Tucson: String of mail thefts leaves business owner frustrated
Postal Service offering $25K for man who attempted to rob Beaumont post office
Amazon 'Prime Day' is July 11th
Post office created safety notification card in 1959 for civil defense emergencies
Why are some mail drop boxes taped shut in Ocala?
U.S. Attorney Announces $1.95 Million Settlement to Resolve Claims for Unpaid Postage
Unfair - and Unfixable? The Simple Truth About Salaries
OIG Audit: What actions should USPS take to return injured employees back to work in limited duty
assignments?
Postal Workers Urging Leaders to Stop Transfer to New Hampshire
Amazon Prime Customers To Hear About Risks To Delivery Service Ahead Of "Prime Day"
Postal Service Busted Up a Billion-Dollar Drug Problem with Data

July 6, 2017
Babysitter Arraigned In Drowning Death Of 10 Month Old Boy - Postal Employee Performed CPR
Neighborhood gets mailbox repairs after News 4 investigates
Woman Who Signed Declaration of Independence Was Also First Female Postmaster in the Colonies
West Virginia man sentenced to prison for having stolen mail
West Virginia: Two-vehicle accident on Rt. 50 involved postal worker
California couple seeks damages after collision with USPS employee
PMG says innovation and reinvention are at the center of every Postal Service business strategy
Mail stolen from USPS cluster boxes in Texas neighborhood

July 5, 2017
Mail stolen from Woods of Westlake Heights neighborhood
Communities and Postal Workers United Summer 2017 Newsletter (PDF)
Dog Trouble (Crow City Blog)
Mailman makes his last delivery after 30 years on the job
Neighbors struggling to get mail after one threatens mailman
Painesville dog owner claims US postal carrier unfairly pepper sprayed her dogs

July 4, 2017
Independence Day
Postal workers caught: What’s being done to prevent theft at your post office
Mail crimes under investigation in Ohio town
Mail truck among stolen vehicles, equipment found at suspected Louisiana 'chop-shop'
Alert mail carrier credited with saving Barberton man's life
Postal worker admits she took bribes to deliver marijuana parcels on her Boca Raton route
Lance wants Landis to testify about indifference of USPS employees to doping on cycling team
Attention Holiday Shoppers: A New Shipping Surcharge

July 3, 2017
Royal Mail: Seven dog attacks a day on postal workers
Homeowner confronts thieves who break open mailbox, steal mail
Postal worker gets stamp of approval as new Virginia postmaster
1 Hurt In Postal Truck Crash In Tarzana CA
Off Duty Illinois Letter Carrier Shot To Death
Postal changes could lead to service delays in southern Maine
The U.S. Postal Service is dying. Maybe we should just let it

July 2, 2017
Flooding stalls mail truck in Altamonte Springs, ProMaster comes to the rescue
Ride along with a mailman in USPS truck with no AC in 100 degree

July 1, 2017
Postal workers urging leaders to stop transfer to New Hampshire
The USPS is An Extremely Dangerous Place to Work
Ex-South Texas Postal Worker Gets Prison for Taking Bribes
Minnesota mail carrier charged with theft
Ohio letter carrier threatened on her route by ex-boyfriend
Minor injuries in Oklahoma rural crash
Schenectady Postal Worker Pleads Guilty to Stealing Money Orders
USPS responds to Townhall.com blog post
Leave and Overtime Benefits Secured for USPS National Support Technicians
If you can find a booklet of these Vintage Seed Packet forever stamps, buy it

June 30, 2017
Zip Code Day at the Carrier Mills Post Office
Newly constructed subdivisions being forced to have cluster mailboxes
Special Delivery! USPS Has Job Openings All Throughout the Country
Man runs car into Kettering Post Office
Postal Service plans changes at Scarborough Distribution Center
Louisville postal worker celebrates 50 years on the job
Pennsylvania Window Clerk Charged With Misappropriation Of Postal Funds
Neopost Surveys Americans About the U. S. Postal Service in Anticipation of National Postal Worker Day on
July 1
Postal truck goes up in flames in Rockland, MA

June 29, 2017
UPS will freeze pensions for thousands of non-union employees
Barber claims USPS driver stole package meant for his mom and deceased sister
USPS trying to reopen Wickhaven post office
New postmaster proud to serve Ashland
Postal worker aids Norwich Police in burglary suspect apprehension
Mail truck that overturned struck by another vehicle
APWU Joint Contract Interpretation Manual (JCIM) is Available Online
Anti-social crow halts mail delivery in Vancouver neighborhood
Postal service celebrates a history of 'firsts' on July 1
Price hike for your retirement package?
Edgewater Homes to get new cluster box unit after long dispute with postal service
OIG: Does the Postal Service have a strategy to mitigate fluctuating fuel prices for its PVS fleet?
FedEx's TNT Unit ‘Significantly’ Affected by Cyberattack

June 28, 2017
Hayward residents furious after string of mail thefts caught on camera
Going postal: Brooklyn mail depot on residential street drives residents crazy
Myanmar transforms post boxes into money-making billboards
Rural post office closure reflects larger trend
How the remaining upright Jenny panes were distributed
Hayward CA residents furious after string of mail thefts caught on camera
The 4 Percent Rule for TSP Explained
Another postal reform effort fades away
9 Republicans now say they oppose proposed cuts to federal retirement
No easy way to measure federal employee compensation, CBO says
Another postal reform effort fades away
OIG: Unscheduled Leave in the New York District
OIG: Weathering Through the Weather

June 27, 2017
New Australia Post chief to get half the pay of predecessor
Appeal dismissed, Grand Island's main post office to close next year
NALC Ballots Arriving in Mailboxes
No mail for Shadle neighborhood after safety concern
Man rips keys from USPS worker's neck in Manhattan
Ohio letter carrier and her brother indicted for conspiracy to distribute marijuana
Andrew Wyeth’s Paintings to Debut on Forever Stamps to Commemorate his birth Centennial

June 26, 2017
Colorado postman's 60-year tenure on a long, rural route filled with wonder
Body of missing postal worker found in vehicle pulled from lake
Time for Moisture-Wicking Shirts for Postal Uniforms
Mailbox melts in Arizona due to extreme heat
Denver ‘porch pirate’ caught on camera stealing packages from disabled veteran
When the Mailman Unwittingly Becomes a Drug Dealer

June 25, 2017
Raccoons in mobile home mail room stop mail delivery
Four Grayson USPS employees retire
USPS worker accused of selling pot on the job
Meyers Chuck, AK, 99903
The mailman still delivers regardless of rain, sleet or summer heat
How Unions Helped Fight Inequality
Connecticut: Ex-mailman gets probation for sexual assault
USPS press sheets: more questions than answers
Armstrong, US government fight over experts in looming fraud case
Where is the Federal Workforce, and Why Does That Matter?

June 24, 2017
David Mennillo to hang up mailbag after 40 years
Video catches mail thieves in the act
Scam Prompts Postal Service to Make Mailbox Changes in Yonkers
USPS OIG Audit Report: Shortpaid PC Postage Parcels (PDF)
Amazon envisions delivery drone beehives in every city
Another Upright Jenny Pane Found
NALC: Senate Republicans finally reveal their health care bill
Royal Mail postal workers given police escorts to deliver on a street where they get threatened and abused
UPS'
SurePost customers to get hit with holiday surcharge
A balanced approach to postal rates is critical
Wisconsin green lights delivery robots

June 23, 2017
Montebello mail carrier honored for 1 million miles of accident-free driving
NPMHU: Unions Prevail in National Level Decision on Voting Rights
Eleven-year-old boy saves sick USPS carrier
APWU and Mail Handlers Union Send Message to PMG Brennan Denouncing "Wholesale and Massive Job
Cuts"
Arbitrator says postal workers are entitled to admin leave to vote in caucuses
Kansas City postal worker pleads guilty to stealing gift cards, DVDs from the mail
USPS contractor pleads guilty to stealing packages containing medications for VA patients
Postage Rates May Soar 5-10% Next 12 Months

June 22, 2017
Townhall: Postal Service Wants Independence Without Responsibility Again
Postal worker brings smiles to Sealy
Cold War Plan had the Post Office Registering the Dead
Mail Truck Burglarized in Riverside Heights
Scam artists using U.S Postal Service to steal identities
The list: 6 discontinued delivery methods
Disney Villains to be Celebrated on Forever Stamps
Postal Unions Prevail in National Level Decision on Voting Rights
Mail disappears from Georgia postman’s truck, mystery ensues

June 21, 2017
Mailman charged with theft in Ocean City
Beloved postal clerk puts final stamp on career
Postal carrier charged with dumping two weeks of mail down D.C. storm drain
Amazon will let customers try on clothes before buying  |  Prime Wardrobe
New post office kiosks provide proof of shipping
Postal carrier robbed in New Orleans
Attention holiday shoppers: UPS to add delivery surcharges
14 Secrets of U.S. Postal Carriers
Life as a postal worker in Deadhorse, Alaska
Mailboxes blown up in Spartanburg County, SC
Illinois mailman becomes unexpected hero

June 20, 2017
Amazon is buying more than Whole Foods - it's getting warehouses and showrooms
Police to canvas Maryland neighborhood seeking information on 2013 death of letter carrier
Angry Delivery: Mail Carrier Caught on Camera Cursing, Throwing Package
Rio Nido Post Office closure surprises longtime customers
Man upset over late mail accused of threatening postal workers
Florida man sets mousetrap to catch mail-stealing neighbors, snags mail-leaving carrier instead
Paying Bills, Reducing Spam and Other Ways the World's Postal Services Are Disrupting Mail
Attention Holiday Shoppers: UPS To Add Delivery Surcharges
When your bosses, or your elected representatives, are millionaires
United States Postal Service Denies J C Penney Company Inc CEO That It Prevents E-commerce Growth
Total Eclipse of the Sun Forever Stamp to be Issued Tomorrow
OIG: The Business Side of Business Reply Mail
Check out these clever look-alike U.S. stamps of an earlier era

June 19, 2017
Vestal postal workers honored for safe driving
Be Careful, Companies Offering to Buy Your Federal Annuity
Mailbox-shaped post office in Taiwan becomes tourist draw
APWU: Be Part of Our Democracy – Support ‘Vote by Mail’
LLV goes up in flames in Ohio
Check out these clever look-alike U.S. stamps of an earlier era

June 18, 2017
Post office in Los Angeles still has 300 Jenny Invert panes
Aggressive Marketing Push Targeting Federal and Postal Annuitants
Honolulu Postal Mail Handler Rushes To Aid Injured Co-Worker
NAPS Condemns Alexandria, VA Act Of Violence

June 17, 2017
The fragile future of Canada Post is now in Amazon's hands
With Whole Foods, Amazon is Getting 460 Stores It Can Turn Into Warehouses and Showrooms
Residents vow to resist plan to close Richmond main post office
Vehicle crashes into Hilton Head Island post office
Postal customers, don't be fooled by new asphalt on parking lot
Conquering the last mile: Walmart, Amazon embrace the unusual
APWU Geared Up to Fight Back Against USPS Reductions in Service and Jobs
Congressional Research Service publishes summary of HR 756
USPS Denies J.C. Penney CEO Remarks That It's Holding Back E-Commerce
Ohio postal worker indicted by grand jury
Couple accused of using online store to send fentanyl via Express Mail
Kansas Mail Carrier Pleads Guilty To Stealing Gift Cards from Mail
Redesigned Heat Safety Tool App Released May Help Letter Carriers
Postal Inspection Service Accepting Applications
APWU National Agreement Provides Uniform Allowance for Postal Clerks in POStPlan Offices

June 16, 2017
Former postal worker sentenced for Everett home invasion robbery
Gamechanger: Amazon to Buy Whole Foods in $13.7 Billion Deal
When the last Railway Mail Service delivered
Ford Teams With German Postal Service to Develop Electric Vans
Postal Clerk Set to Retire After 36 Years
Aggressive mail thefts pushing more people to private or P.O. boxes
Mailman’s call led to discovery of South Carolina woman’s death
No Mail Deliveries in Texas neighborhood
The Hidden Cost of Federal Health Plans
Thieves Arrested for Stealing $3K in Checks from Upper East Side Mailbox
Envelopes with powdery substance found in Georgia Congressional Candidates Neighborhood
Prime Now, Amazon’s 1-hour delivery service, launches in Denver

June 15, 2017
San Francisco UPS gunman had complained about overtime
USPS vehicle caught parking inside handicap space
PMG Brennan Responds to Politico: The Postal Service is Still a Great Innovator
J.C. Penney CEO: USPS is Our Biggest Challenge for E-commerce
UPS employee opens fire at San Francisco facility, killing three fellow workers and then himself
Postal Reform Bill Projected to Lower FEHB Premiums
USPS celebrates Sharks Forever stamps
Indiana woman charged with theft of U.S. mail

June 14, 2017
Veteran can't get packages because intercom system is broken
Amherst mailman who inspired pizza, pastry flavors to retire
Insurance Claim Denied for $1000 Spinning Wheel Lost in Mail (Until TV reporter asks about it...)
Mailers Weigh in on USPS
Cops want you to stop mailing checks using blue postal collection boxes
Police Chase Mail Bandits
Missouri Letter Carrier Indicted for Stealing Mail
Stamps Simulating the ‘Feel’ of Sports Balls Tee Off Today at U.S. Open
Accident investigation continues - Memorial fund established for postal worker’s family
Will Wednesday be jackpot day for retirees?
Handbook EL-307 Revision: Reasonable Accommodation Policy and Procedure

June 13, 2017
Wal-Mart's Latest Delivery Idea is So Crazy it Just Might Work
Feds: Insurance firm mailed a million pieces of mail without paying for them
Residents in Oceanway neighborhood having issues getting packages from USPS
Russian flag mysteriously replaces American flag at Port Washington Post Office
Opposition grows to planned Richmond post office closure
Missing mail a mystery in Anderson Township, OH
Post office stops package delivery for residents on bumpy West Virginia road
Dogs attack Illinois mailmen
$300,000 in stolen checks, bags of mail found in couple’s truck, police say

June 12, 2017
Former Saipan USPS employee in mail-theft case pleads not guilty
Post Office provides valuable service - Fredric Rolando
Son, funeral home, USPS continue search for mother's cremated remains
Ravenna post office an architectural lion
I was a victim of the low-tech mailbox scam
Amazon’s Colorado rollout will see robots and humans work together at new Thornton fulfillment center
OIG: Our Semiannual Report to Congress
Tom Ridge: It is too easy to ship deadly drugs in the mail
Mail carrier loves her job, with one big snarling exception

June 11, 2017
Police bust 26-year-old man with large amount of stolen mail
Florida mailman helps rescue veteran, dogs from house fire
Postal workers warn of potential job cuts, service impacts in Baltimore
Postal worker killed in Marshalltown crash identified
Austin USPS contract employee fired, investigated for stealing gift cards
Postal Worker Health Care Reform Would Shift Billions in Costs to Medicare
Louisiana man sentenced for sending threatening letters to post offices and other government agencies
OIG Audit: How effective is USPS Small Package Sorting System at meeting productivity and throughput
goals?
OIG: Play to Win in the Parcel Market
Crooks Stealing Credit Cards From Texas Mailboxes
Mail and identity theft on the rise

June 10, 2017
Dog forces way out of house, bites postal carrier
Postal Service loses cremated remains of Indiana woman
'Voice Stamp': experimental USPS project could spell the demise of stamps
Postal worker tackles phone thief on CTA, holds him for police
USPS Employee Killed in Iowa Crash
Authorities ID postal worker killed in Marshalltown crash
Motorcyclist dies after collision with mail truck near Fresno

June 9, 2017
USPS International Mailers Face Radical Changes in 2018
Mail mix-up ends with one man chasing neighbor with a baseball bat
Postal Service warns Illinois community to control dogs
Buffalo's first female postmaster to focus on customer service
USPS suspends service to multiple West Toledo residents due to suspicious activity
Postal Views "Appointed Rounds" 5 Minute Dub Podcast
How the delivery economy is disrupting Philadelphia's street grid
Video: Mail theft – leading to identity theft – on the rise
Postal Service leaves collectors in the dark regarding imperforate uncut press sheets
Video: Crooks Stealing Credit Cards From Mailboxes
APWU: Arbitrator Goldberg found USPS violated ‘POStPlan’ MOU
With Cuts on the Table, Is It Time to Go?
Union Treatment Center to Pay $3 Million and Be Permanently Excluded from Federal Health Care Programs
under False Claims Act Settlement
Rep. Trey Gowdy to Chair Oversight and Government Reform Committee
Ohio postal employees charged in conspiracy to steal illegal drugs

June 8, 2017
The lost genius of the Post Office
Australia Post tests innovative three-wheeled electric vehicle
Walmart Unveils Automated Pickup Kiosk to Compete With Amazon
USPS told injured carrier to return donations, he said
Grandpa, what’s a retirement plan?
Las Vegas Man Sentenced To Prison For Breaking And Entering Into Mail Truck And Theft Of Mail
Why Pitney Bowes Stock Jumped 10% in May
Postal Service: Highest Paid Employees and Highest Averages
Pony Express Ride to Honor Nebraska's 150th Anniversary

June 7, 2017
Amazon Lowers Prime Membership Rate for Low-Income Customers
Decorate mailbox, enjoy post office fame
Judge criticizes Postal Service job screening process after sentencing woman to prison
Postal worker who gave his life to save others is honored in Houston
Five accused in alleged theft of credit cards from private mail sorting facility at Atlanta airport
Ohio letter carrier indicted for allegedly stealing contents of 74 letters
San Rafael Police - Mail Theft On The Rise
5 unique ways USPS has delivered
CBO: Postal Reform Would Bring Cheaper Health Insurance Premiums to All Feds
Video: Jacksonville neighbors say postal carrier tossed package

June 6, 2017
'Unruly customers' force Bronx postal station closure
Canada: Postal workers union calls for formal review of mail theft at community boxes
PHOTO: Letter Carrier Collects Mail in 1947
Three postal workers indicted for stealing packages containing marijuana and selling the drugs
Pennsylvania postal worker faces trial for threatening boss with knife
Postal-workers union wants Canada Post to 'come clean' on theft statistics
OIG: Play to Win: Competition in Last-Mile Parcel Delivery
CBO Says Postal Service Reform Bill Could Save $6.2 Billion Over 10 Years

June 5, 2017
Proposed Retirement Benefit Cuts Could Hurt TSP Contribution Levels
Canada: Postal workers take campaign for return of home mail delivery to northeast Calgary
Are postal service retiree obligations too big to move?

June 4, 2017
Wrightsville Post Office Closes Indefinitely
Statesboro's 'Million mile' carrier
Postal Service investigating after video shows mail carrier kicking packages up Utah driveway
Longtime employees leave their stamps on post offices
Mail Handlers Union Moves to Challenge Wholesale Job Cuts
APWU: CBO Reports a Positive Financial Impact of HR 756 on Federal Budget
Georgia toddler hurt after being struck by mail truck in Brunswick
Mailboxes look like bank boxes to thieves during graduation season
Man Accused of Stealing Mail Truck in Waterbury

June 3, 2017
Captured on camera: Bold thieves steal boxes of mail from postal truck
Amazon.com granted patent to put parachutes inside shipping labels
Cost Estimate Of H.R. 756 - The Postal Service Reform Act of 2017 - Congressional Budget Office - Incudes
statements from United PMA and APWU
Mail Handlers Union Moves to Challenge Wholesale Job Reversions and Bid Abolishments
OIG Audit Report: U.S. Postal Service Contract Labor Substitution (PDF)

June 2, 2017
Walmart is asking employees to deliver packages on their way home from work
Hillsboro Post Office among top ten in nation for workplace morale
Mailers' Groups Blast NALC Deal
Truck Slams Into Lanett Post Office
Mail truck crashes into power pole, knocks out power to 1,300 homes
Lee letter carrier makes last deliveries
D.C.-Area Lawmakers Vow to Fight Proposed Federal Retirement Benefit Cuts
Postal worker’s purse stolen during mail truck break-in
Former Rapid City postal employee sentenced for embezzlement, theft
OIG: Spring 2017 Semiannual Report to Congress
Video: Michigan woman catches USPS driver flinging package
$11K Verdict Dings Driver at Trial Over Fender Bender That Allegedly Wrecked Postal Worker's Career
Springfield police arrest man suspected of breaking into USPS truck

June 1, 2017
One-term Trump? Hands off federal benefits!
Locals say post office not performing to the letter
Some Skeptical Of IBM Offer To Mail Letters For Money, But Experts Say It’s Legit
Video: Michigan letter carrier delivers life-saving treatment
Man freed after shooting over post office parking spot in Houston
Police: Ohio man, disgruntled about delivery, stole USPS items
Connecticut Window Clerk Charged with Stealing Mail
Informed Delivery - The Future of Direct Mail?
OIG Audit: How effective are the Postal Service contracting practices for the Highway Contract Routes?
Ohio postal employee accused of stealing gift cards

May 31, 2017
Amazon Shares Rise Above $1,000 for First Time
Post Office chief marks retirement
Mail delivery contractor barred from fed contract bids for failing to pay drivers' wages
Editorial: USPS and Bronx DA Need to Squash Mailbox Fishers
San Francisco: USPS Removed Nearly 40 Mailboxes Last Month
Museum commemorates rail mail anniversary
Letter: Misconceptions dishonor U.S. mail
Software Company Bringing Direct Mail into the Digital Age Announces New Facebook Integration at National
Postal Forum
Blame Congress for U.S. Postal Service fiscal woes
Which U.S. Jobs Are Disappearing Fastest?
OIG: Social Media and Expectations

May 30, 2017
Bomb threat at Norman training center cleared
Post Office finally responds to no-tech mail scam
Protective bird blocks Wisconsin family's mail delivery
NARFE Reaction to President Trump’s First Budget
NPMHU Issues Statement on Trump White House Budget
OIG: How Clean, Safe, and Inviting is your Western Area Post Office?
OIG: Automated Vehicle Utilization System Mileage Use – Southern Area

May 29, 2017
Memorial Day
SOS: Maybe not snow, rain, heat or gloom -- but sometimes stickers
Mail Carrier Pays Woman for Missing Packages
Postal Service Making Efforts to Hire More Military Veterans
Amazon's Bezos' Fortune Continues to Soar
Video: Hollywood Hills mailbox camera captures alleged mail thieves in the act

May 28, 2017
USPS Launches Newsletter for Military Veterans
Kentucky Postmaster, and employee, charged with misappropriation of funds
USPS vehicle crash spills medical supplies into river, creek near Leavenworth, WA
Rare stamps, postal history

May 27, 2017
Online dealer delivers right-hand-drive Jeep Cherokees for mail carriers
Issues arise as Postal Service faces rapidly changing mail arena
Mail carrier accused of feeding dog meatballs with nails
Seattle postal employee allegedly mailed marijuana out of state
Pine Level Post Office Closes After Building Deemed Unsafe
APWU: White House 2018 Budget Proposal Targets Postal Workers and Postal Services
Dogs that attacked Grand Rapids postal worker euthanized
U.S. Postal Service retracts incorrect report: $2 Jenny Invert pane to remain on sale
Safety Matters - PMG Delivers Latest Video Message
Trump's Fix for Post Office's Deep Losses: Cut Back Saturday Delivery

May 26, 2017
Canada: Postal worker says he was pressured into performing CPR on possible overdosing woman
Two in hospital after elderly woman drove into Lindale Post Office
When did the National Postal Forum turn into a tech conference?
Longtime Rural Carrier Retires
Post Office Reform Act Likely Dead This Year After House Republican Investigating Trump Steps Down
‘It’s definitely a concern’: Canada Post workers on high alert over fentanyl risks
Turlock CA police catch suspected mail thief
Will Trump’s budget cut mail delivery? Plan revives contentious question
USPS Introduces Mail Call
U.S. Postal Service pushes back against Portman opioid-trafficking effort. He says it is wrong
What This Philly Carrier Did for This Dog is Heroic
OIG: Stopping the Shipment of Synthetic Opioids:  Oversight of U.S. Strategy to Combat Illicit Drugs (PDF)
2018 Budget Proposal For The U.S. Postal Service

May 25, 2017
Mail that baby: A brief history of kids sent through the USPS
Former postal worker stole stamps, then sold them on eBay
Police say woman crashed car into post office, then into another vehicle
This post office scam is as low-tech as thieves can get
President Trump’s 2018 budget resurrects unpopular USPS cost-cutting initiatives
Former Pennsylvania Mailhandler Sentenced To Probation For Unemployment Compensation Fraud
NALC Responds To President Trump's 2018 Budget
Postmaster Organization Reports On Trump Budget
Trump budget calls for $47B in retirement benefits, operational cuts at USPS
Lincoln Motor Company wins Irresistible Mail Award
Postal Service Honors United Health Group with 2017 Partnership for Growth Award
Russian 'outdated' postal service falls prey to Wannacry Ransomware
How Mail Helped Shape the Young United States

May 24, 2017
PRC OIG Semiannual Report to Congress is Only Notable for Lack of Relevance (PDF)
Crash ended GA postal worker's career, attorney says as 7-figure trial opens
Dive-bombing robins keep mail carrier away from Kenosha home
City carrier Monk honored for 25 years
NALC: Contract Ratification Update
Driver who hit postal worker with car faces upgraded charges
Trump’s budget shows feds little love despite pay hike
Video: TV station intervenes to help disabled man get mailbox moved
Former Rochester NY mailman pleads guilty to stealing mail
Hundreds of baby chicks die during shipment to Maine hardware store
Western NY Postal Worker Admits Stealing $2,400 From Mail

May 23, 2017
How Amazon helped push Japan's famed delivery men to the edge
Neighbors have serious complaints about mail delivery in Brookshire
'Postal Notice' service would notify recipients when critical mail arrives
Postal IG sounds alarm on safety, security
Why Digital Is Not a Threat to the USPS
Ohio letter carrier sentenced to three years in prison for delivering methamphetamine
Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2018  (PDF)
President Trump's Taxpayer First Budget
Trump’s budget slashes spending, leaves Social Security & Medicare untouched
Trump seeks historic cuts to government
California Police Stop Vehicle Crammed Full With Stolen Mail
Trump’s proposed retirement changes would have major impacts on current feds and retirees

May 22, 2017
Expert trains Traverse City postal workers on dealing with aggressive dogs
Bank built by bricks sent by mail still standing 100 years later
Post Office in Queens Dedicated to Local Gay Rights Activists
PMG touts digital strategies, mail innovation at National Postal Forum
NARFE Responds To Reported Threats in Trump’s 2018 Budget
USPS honors Henry David Thoreau
The USPS Selects Pitney Bowes Video Technology to Help Promote a Modern Mailing Experience
Two million sign up for Postal Service’s Informed Delivery - 10,000 more every day
Video: Postal Notice Proposal to USPS Could Help Bulk Mailers, Political Elections, Social Media
Video: Hindenburg Crash Mail - May 1937
Trump Budget Targets Federal-Postal Community
OIG: Total Eclipse of the Stamp
OIG Audit: Is USPS efficiently and cost effectively consolidating mail between Chicago and San Francisco
NDCs?

May 21, 2017
Photos: Postal food drive collects nearly 17,500 pounds in Walterboro
West Virginia: Dog attacks stop mail in troubled areas
Are gimmicks on stamps a good thing?
Postal Service Deleted Customer Complaints Around Christmas
Maintenance Craft Agreement with USPS Resolving Line H Dispute
APWU Stands in Solidarity with Striking AT&T Retail Workers

May 20, 2017
Mailman rescues Minto, N.D. woman who cried for help for 20 hours
Reform the Postal Service for the Right Reasons
Former Wasilla postmaster demoted to custodian after investigation upholds harassment claims
Video: Mail truck driver injured in Florida crash
Iowa postal worker placed on probation for mail theft
4 held in postal thefts in Irvine, LA, San Bernardino
The story behind the 2017 eclipse stamp

May 19, 2017
Scanners to give sound alerts when carriers approach houses with dangerous dogs
Postal regulatory agency to conclude postage review this fall
Marmaduke residents fed up with delayed mail
USPS mail carrier, 14 gang members arrested in drug trafficking sting
Trump’s budget calls for hits on federal employee retirement programs
My kingdom for an old-fashioned mailbox
Postal Inspection Service leads effort to honor sick child
U.S. Postal Service Recognized as 2017 Top Federal Agency for Supplier Diversity
OIG Audit Asks: Is the Postal Service effectively using continuous improvement processes to make
improvements?

May 18, 2017
Inside Michigan's Postal Service Museum
Postal contractor trucking execs guilty of conspiracy
Neighborhood battles with post office to get its mail
Revisit a time when mail delivered by trolley cars was the best way to communicate
Eutawville, SC Woman Charged with Theft of Mail by a Postal Employee
Video: Savannah's Hometown Heroes: Postal workers
Varnville, SC Woman Charged with Misappropriation of Funds by a Postal Employee
Former USPS Contractor Pleads Guilty To Felony Conspiracy Charges
Summerville, SC Woman Charged with Embezzlement of Postal Funds
St. Louis Postal Worker Still Missing
USPS Falling Short on Social Media, Says IG

May 17, 2017
Thieves steal truck full of mail in Panorama City
Postal thefts on the rise in Central Virginia
Postal employees' pay raise in the works as union contact nears final approval
NY carrier accused of stealing mail on his route
Video: Retired Postal Service Employee Devotes Her Life To Serving The Homeless
Video: Mail theft in East San Jose caught on camera
Two-Day Suspension Of Postal Employee Not Enough to Prove Retaliation
Additional money order mail box thefts reported in El Paso

May 16, 2017
The Postal Service wants you, millennials
USPS releasing postage stamps that feel like real sports balls
County's First African-American Mail Carrier Retires
USPS Response to Lexington Institute’s “Getting the Details Right” Article
‘A good cause’ - Another successful Stamp Out Hunger drive
APWU: PSEs Getting a Pay Raise
Six things you should know about USPS
PRC to Hold Open Public Meeting This Thursday
Neither snow, nor sleet, nor snakes?
Amazon is now worth twice as much as Walmart
UPS Integrates Chatbot With UPS My Choice
200K Postal Workers Would See Pay Raises, Benefit Cuts Under New Labor Contract
Congressional politics hinders Postal Service
Returned to senders: U.S. Postal Service to reinstall three collection boxes in south Eugene, OR
Florida school resource officer saves postal worker from dog attack, police say
LAPD Snoozing on Easy Burglary, ID and Mail Theft Case

May 15, 2017
Royal Mail Retires Pensions Scheme
Lake Balboa mail thieves strike nearly 20 boxes in neighborhood
Florida rural carrier rescues customer
In France, postal workers will check on the elderly
OIG: Rethinking Assumptions - The Postal Service’s Health and Retiree Liabilities
Video: USPS, Mail - Packages - and People
Health premiums going up, again …
Video: Position 76 Jenny Invert sells for $295,000
The Quad Cities area of Iowa collected 106,704 pounds of food - that's equal to 105 pallets
Roswell, GA offers to remove brick, stone mailboxes
USPS wants board of governors back in business
Postal worker treated for minor injuries after crash in Wallingford, CT
Postal Carrier Mom Hides Under Baggy Work Uniform, Then Reveals Sexy New Transformation

May 14, 2017
Mother's Day
USPS collects food to help "Stamp Out" hunger
USPS truck crashes into pole, knocks out power
Orlando police respond to two bomb threats at post offices
Marketers are spicing up direct mail with augmented reality
Video: Bakersfield construction worker finds stolen mail: 'It gets me so angry'

May 13, 2017
Thieves raid mailboxes in gated Pacoima community
Dogs, Snow, Mice... They Encounter It All
Mail truck tips over in Warwick
Video: Mother’s Day cards, mail stolen from Wichita resident mailbox
Man Now Serving Oklahoma Sentence for '83 Tulsa Murder Of Postal Worker
Sylvania Township man moves mailbox....mail stops!
Six Historic Post Offices

May 12, 2017
How Amazon Floats All That Prime Free Shipping
Tentative National Agreement is reached
NALC's 25th Annual Food Drive is This Saturday
Homeowners fight for curbside mail delivery
USPS sees package volume grow 11 percent in Q2
Maine window clerk pleads guilty to stealing mail
OIG: Social Media Customer Inquiries
South Florida Homeowners Fighting for Curbside Mail Delivery
Maybe It Is Time for Some Outside-the-Box Thinking About the US Postal Service
Lake Linganore, MD residents deliver complaints to Postal Service officials

May 11, 2017
Robert Stokes, veteran mail employee, heads Choteau PO
USPS, citing losses, seeks higher stamp prices
Report: USPS ethics lawyers stop GoFundMe page for Long Island mailman who had leg severed
Archives: Postal Worker's Leg Severed
What's Going On With Negotiated Service Agreements?
Postal Service calls on Trump to name new executives
Video: Charlottesville VA residents say they’re not getting mail- carriers blame short staffing
Houston letter carrier sues property operators for injuries
NALC statement on USPS quarterly financial report
Video: Postal drop boxes targeted by thieves for checks
Saving the Postal Service Requires Getting the Details Right

May 10, 2017
USPS Reports Fiscal Year 2017 Second Quarter Results
Thieves target Turlock mailboxes
Direct mail not dying out in the wake of digital
Dollar Bill: A Letter Carrier Story
Postal Worker Assaulted by Fireworks and Blinded in One Eye Opposes Legalization
Memphis: Mailman attacked while delivering mail in Whitehaven
USPS posts $12 million operating profit for second quarter
Ex-postal worker arrested after failing to appear at sentencing
Labor Dep't cuts could jeopardize workplace safety enforcement
Stamp Out Hunger This Saturday - Postmaster General thanks employees for their support
Close postal loophole that fuels opioid epidemic
OIG: How accurate is the Revenue, Pieces and Weight (RPW) sampling data?

May 9, 2017
Food Lion Donates Food for This Weekend's NALC Food Drive
Postal inspectors search for suspects who stole mail carrier's truck
Brooklyn postal worker arrested for allegedly tossing nearly 3,000 pieces of mail
Woman says post office lost her father's ashes
Rumson letter carrier wears tuxedo on last day before retirement
Mailman arrested for allegedly kicking in door of East Village marijuana dispensary, fighting cops
OIG: Update for Measuring Pension and Retiree Health Benefits Liabilities
Video: Thieves targeting Corpus Christi community mailboxes
Video: TV station gets USPS to solve disabled man’s postal problem
Will future feds have a retirement plan?
Video: USPS locates missing cremated remains

May 8, 2017
How Informed Delivery Suddenly Became Very Important
Daughter of missing St. Louis postal worker seeks answers
Video: East Village postal worker arrested after argument with security guard
Aberdeen MD residents, city leaders, rally for accessible entrance to local post office
Arizona mail theft suspect arrested
New stamps display northern and southern lights
Fire Damages Postal Annex at Federal Building in Los Angeles
Police looking for multiple suspects involved in San Antonio mail theft
Sen. Claire McCaskill calls on USPS to explain complaints of poor service
Mailman arrested for allegedly kicking in door of East Village marijuana dispensary, fighting cops

May 7, 2017
USPS appears to be dodging decision on Hawaii PO
Quick-thinking mail carrier saves families from gas leak
‘Mail my body to Paul Ryan’: An extremely morbid way to protest the GOP health-care bill
Two men face federal charges for ‘fishing’ checks out of Florida mailboxes

May 6, 2017
2 Investigators: Postal Service Loses Family Heirloom
Grantsburg Post Office Services Suspended
Postal workers no longer deliver to short mailboxes
Florida: Driver Flees Police, Hits U.S. Mail Truck
California mail theft victims often endure inconvenience, frustration
Signed, sealed, delivered? Mail problems irk residents of Maryland town
Postmaster General offers Public Service Recognition Week message
Thrift Savings Plan Is Turning 30
Miners Win Permanent Funding for Retirement Health Care
Jackson, MS Postal Employee Wins New Home
Give Postal Police a Fighting Chance
APWU Members March on May Day
Floods disrupt postal service in Midwest, South
Video: Tri-Cities, TN postal employees busted for reportedly delaying, stealing mail

May 5, 2017
Nine Bronx Post Offices on USPS's Audit
Amazon's Bezos Sells Stock Worth Almost $1 Billion
Postal detectives flummoxed by mail thieves
Tri-Cities postal employees busted for reportedly delaying, stealing mail
Filmmakers set out to tell letter carriers’ stories
Floods disrupt service in Midwest, South
Canadian astronaut unveils maple leaf-shaped Canadarm stamp
Video: Postal service takes action following yet another string of PO box thefts on Oahu
Police investigating string of mail thefts in Stuart
Video: Montana sheriff's deputy honored for helping catch mail thieves

May 4, 2017
Congressman calling for federal oversight hearing on mail forwarding flaw
Fort Myers family upset that mail carrier won't deliver packages
New Haven Man Sentenced to 90 Months for Armed Robbery of West Haven Post Office, Bank
Mailman Bitten by Dog in Hartford
Woman accuses US of negligence over state of sidewalk outside post office
Postal inspectors working to determine how much mail stolen from mail truck in California town
Aurora Oregon Man Sentenced to 39 Months in Prison for Mail Theft
Video: Mallard Creek NC residents going days without mail, missing packages
Canada Post reports a profit before tax in 2016 of $55 million after solid growth in parcels
Postal Service Heroes' Corner - Texas, Wisconsin, Michigan
Tennessee carrier sentenced to 14 days in prison in drug theft
Mailbox fishing is latest scam to steal your money
Uninformed Delivery: Why The Postal Email Scheme Will Fail

May 3, 2017
Canada Post profits from solid growth in parcels
Sticky mailbox scams are popping up around Topeka
Longtime postal worker retires
Post Office clerk awarded for years of service
Boise postmaster dyes hair blue for Stamp Out Hunger
Driver Wearing Gas Mask Drops Off Letter At Wyoming PO; Prompts Bomb Squad Response
Colorado Man Sentenced For Conspiracy To Steal Mail, Possession Of Counterfeit Postal Service "Arrow" Key
Video: North Carolina residents concerned about missing mail issues
Former Kingsport, TN carrier accused of stealing cash, gift cards from mail
Postmaster, clerk help stop phone scam and recover victims money
Four basic Postal Service facts
Making a federal case out of a missing mailbox flag
OIG: What is the Impact of the Postal Service Removing Out-of-Service Mail Collection Boxes?

May 2, 2017
Workload from hell in S. Korea
One hurt in collision with post office
No easy answers to area postal thefts
10th Anniversary of Forever Stamp Prompts Significant USPS Accounting Adjustments
Temporary Emergency Committee of the Postal Service Board of Governors to Meet May 10
Lennie Kaylor retires after 27 years at Harrisburg Post Office
USPS Issues Corsage, Boutonniere “Celebration” stamps
Special agents investigating USPS employee for mail theft in Kingsport TN
TSP Grows Across All Funds in April
ZIP code dispute in Swanzey NH gets a boost from US senators
USPS Responds To Recent Forbes Article Written By Steve Pociask
'Enough is Enough' - APWU Members Take it to the Streets
Pit bull bites mail carrier, prosecutor reviewing matter
Bill to Monitor U.S. Mail for Deadly Opioids
Mail and Rail

May 1, 2017
APWU: Join a May Day Event
Queens postal worker swiped $20G worth of packages over two years
Oregon man indicted in crash that killed postal worker on his way home from work
Video: No Fix For Flaw That Lets Scammers Redirect Your Mail
Video: Reducing the "flow of junk mail"
Reform law that hinders U.S. mail service

April 30, 2017
Here are the winners in Linn's 2016 stamp popularity poll
Postal workers picket Vermont post office over working conditions
UPS, FedEx rolling out new pricing to undercut USPS on short-haul deliveries
California postal customers fighting back against mail theft
APWU says May 14 is deadline for post office appeal

April 29, 2017
Grand Rapids postal worker hospitalized after pit bull attack
Postal worker pleads guilty to faking cancer
Richmond postal supervisors and managers ready to fight terminations
Postal critique takes 3 days to cross town
Protesters picket Barre, Vermont post office
Kansas Mail Carrier Sentenced For Stealing Mail
Florida postal worker convicted of dumping undelivered mail in the trash released from jail

April 28, 2017
No serious injuries after SUV crashes through post office wall
USPS Reconsiders Moving Lihue Post Office
PRC Reviews USPS 2016 Performance Goals and 2017 Performance Plan
Former Blackstone postmaster pleads guilty to embezzling $31K
Two men caught on camera stealing mail out of USPS truck in Tarzana
Amazon's Bezos Just $5 Billion Away From Being the World's Richest
Ohio Congressman: Postal service vows faster delivery
Video: Thieves Targeting Mailboxes In Colorado Mountain Communities
Former KC Postal Carrier Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute PCP Through the Mail
Congressman Latta Updates County Boards Of Elections On Ballot Mailing Issue
Video: Postal Service Has No Fix To Flaw That Lets Scammers Redirect Your Mail
Postal Inspectors investigating mail thefts at the Pickerington, OH Post Office
Keeping the carriers safe
Workers' Memorial Day April 28, 2017
Video: Royal Mail Postman confiscates cheeky five-year-old’s water pistol after he and pals spray him – and
Royal Mail have now BANNED him from the street

April 27, 2017
USPS Blocks Pot Farm From Shipping Tax Money
Iowa mail carrier honored after 30 years on the job)
USPS Plans 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Stamp With Thermochromic Ink
USPS published a story about mail and millennials and it's so wrong
UPS Petition to PRC on USPS Cost Attribution Denied (PDF)
Employee of stamp printing company sentenced for stealing stamps
Postal worker took cash from man who wanted drug parcels delivered on her route, feds say
Former Treasurer of the National Association of Letter Carriers Branch 378 In Marion, IN Pleads Guilty To
Embezzling Approximately $16,647
Video: Two Long Island Postal Employees Win $8.3 million In Lottery
A Kansas mail carrier who stole the letters and cards he was supposed to deliver will spend one year plus
one day in federal prison for his crimes
NFL Draft To Impact Some Postal Operations In Philadelphia

April 26, 2017
Richmond: USPS shakeup continues from overtime scandal
Virginia-Highland residents take problems with mail delivery to the U.S. Senate
Post Office Audit Confirms That South Bronx Mail Service is Awful
Reports Of Dog Attacks Interrupt Mail Service In Manchester CT
Video: Postal truck catches fire in Boston
How To Keep 'Public' And 'Service' In Our Public Postal Service
Why Amazon Can’t Save the USPS
Postal customers fighting back against mail theft - here’s what you can do
Video: USPS - We ReDeliver For You! - Pilot program

April 25, 2017
UK: Forensic accountants appointed to pore over Post Office IT scandal
Horizon system 'cost me my job and reputation' claims sacked postmistress
NALC Food Drive Set for May 13
How intern solved killing of postal worker Gerald Jackson after 36yrs features on ID
APWU Receives Favorable Arbitration Ruling - Clerk Craft Gains 362 Administrative and Technical Jobs
Workers Memorial Day is April 28
Children hospitalized in Indian Head crash involving van, mail carrier
Marijuana Delivery Via Drone Could Be Just Around the Corner
Pair charged in theft from post office
Idaho Sheriff's Office Nabs Mail Theft Suspect
OIG: Fuel Consumption and Cost Risk Mitigation

April 24, 2017
Tractor-Trailer Hauling Ads Crashes on Highway in Pennsylvania
Amazon Reportedly Working on Self-Driving Vehicles
Delivering mail, saving lives aboard the J.W. Westcott
OIG: Delivery and Customer Service Operations
OIG: Thinking Inside and Outside the Box
USPS Heroes' Corner - Josue Ramirez, Waipahu, HI
USPS offers pictorial postmark commemorating U.S. entry into World War I

April 23, 2017
Video: Las Vegas thief steals mail; tries to steal bank account information
Texas mail carrier wins discrimination lawsuit
Connecticut homeowner wants answers after postal worker mistreats fragile package
Franklinton, NC Postal Worker Charged with Sexual Exploitation of Minor - Spectrum News
Reform law that hinders U.S. mail service
Postal Carrier Notices Water Pouring from 2nd Story of Waukesha, WI House

April 22, 2017
Louisville brothers charged in 2016 postal carrier shooting
Dayton tax returns bounce back after postal error
Pennsylvania Postal Worker Arrested For Stealing Cash, Gifts Cards From Mail
Medford, OR residents complain about long passport lines

April 21, 2017
Man Wanted for Armed Assault of Letter Carrier in Maryland
Mail theft is running rampant in the Santa Clara Valley
Postal problems: Albuquerque neighbors say USPS mixing up mail
Cities Seek Deliverance From the E-Commerce Boom
Postal worker had cocaine delivered to New Jersey homes
Video: USPS collection box stolen in Phoenix, mailers urged to call Inspection Service
USPS celebrates Latin American cuisine on forever stamps
U.S. postal worker pleads guilty to accepting bribe to deliver marijuana
Former Alabama Letter Carrier Pleads Guilty to Accepting Bribe to Deliver Marijuana
Simple And Straightforward Consumer Fix: Help USPS Improve Poor Mail Service

April 20, 2017
Woman outraged after she says letter carrier pepper-sprayed her dog
LATEST on postal worker arrested for robbing bank
Video: Tulsa Woman Files Suit Against USPS: ‘They Were Punishing Me For My Pregnancy’
Video: Oregon letter carrier sees smoke, saves house and dog
Suspect in Massachusetts jogger's murder delivered packages for FedEx
Florida postal worker arrested for bank robbery said he needed the money
Is the US Postal Service Helping Deliver America's Drug Epidemic?
Teen Accused Of Raping Postal Worker Waives Hearing
OIG: Mail Volumes by Region: Location, Location, Location
OIG Audit: Have Field Material Handling Projects Benefited the U.S. Postal Service?

April 19, 2017
Complaints against the Chagrin Falls Post Office spur meetings
Postal inspector hospitalized after opening suspicious package in Hawaii
Could ads on packages subsidize shipping costs?
USPS mail collection box stolen from South Phoenix intersection
He was Dover's mailman for 23 years
Mailman honored for heroism
Pennsylvania Window Clerk Pleads Guilty To Theft Of Postal Funds
Video: Thieves use post office master key to break into LA apartment complex twice
Pennsylvania Postal Employee Charged With Leaving The Scene Of An Accident
Video: How Postage Stamps Get Designed

April 18, 2017
Car crashes into Highlands Ranch Post Office
Thieves strike neighborhood mailboxes
In Hell, Trying to Mail Out My Taxes in Houston
Postal worker's busy day off included robbing a bank in Palm Beach
Chinese bots sort 200,000 packages a day
Family, Friends Raise Funds to Help Long Island Postal Worker Seriously Injured in Wreck
USPS carrier says he suffered injuries from fall into manhole
USPS Retail Facility Conditions Raise Safety Concerns
'A void there now': Oregon postal worker killed in hit-and-run crash remembered by family member
Why Stamp Collectors Hated a 1972 Stamp Designed Just for Them
Post and Parcel Organizations Have Opportunities to Turn Digital Investments into Financial Benefits,  
Video: What Federal Agency Would You Like To Reform? What Federal Agency Would You Like To Eliminate?
Seven Brooklyn residents have been indicted on various charges for their role in a scheme to deposit the
same United States Postal Service money orders into multiple bank accounts
OIG Audit Asks: How Can the Postal Service Prevent Misuse of Purchase Cards?
OIG: What’s up with Mail? How Mail Use is Changing Across the United States (PDF)

April 17, 2017
Chinese company plans to build 150 drone airports for order fulfillment
Maine letter carrier saves the day (… and a customer’s house)
'The One-Cent Magenta': Inside the Quest to Own the Most Valuable Stamp in the World
Postal history: “Grabbing” the Mail in Erin, Tennessee
Why mailing illegal drugs from a USPS kiosk isn't such a great idea
Informed Delivery, a new feature from USPS, is now available to residential consumers in 31,000 ZIP Codes
Tribute held for slain Wilkes-Barre postal worker

April 16, 2017
Easter Sunday
'Mail goes by us like 2 times before it gets here': Rural Montana waits for Postal Service reform
Video: Sharp Increase in Mail Theft at North Texas Collection Boxes

April 15, 2017
New Zealand postal buggies crash 30 times in a year
'Gyrocopter Guy' Still Has a Message to Deliver
N. Indiana postal carrier accused of stealing painkillers
Postal workers plead for safety improvements at Tampa airport
Is this video of a USPS employee kicking packages real?
Germany's Postal Service Takes on Big Auto: Plans to Build 20,000 EVs Per Year, Sell to the Public

April 14, 2017
Good Friday
Maryland woman learns insurance purchased for packages stops at the border
Spike in Mail Theft at North Texas Collection Boxes
PRC hosting technical conference on USPS audit plan
Thieves hit hundreds of mailboxes across Thurston County
Cedar Grove postal worker delivers 'heroic' moment
Brooklyn Crew Stole $100K by Cashing Money Orders Multiple Times, DA Says
Pittsburgh postmaster sentenced to probation
U.S. Postal Inspection Service offers reward in NY robbery case

April 13, 2017
San Francisco getting a taste of robotic food delivery
Delivery robots: A sidewalk-clogging nightmare?
Bomb squad called to investigate wires outside New Haven post office
Congressman rides along with mail carrier
Postal workers make a special delivery to a young boy
Driver arrested after allegedly severing Long Island postal worker's leg
A million miles without a wreck
Why the Flats Sequencing System Should Be Scrapped
GoFundMe page for critically injured Long Island letter carrier
One day in prison for South Carolina APWU official who stole from union
Royal Mail to close defined benefit pension scheme
Sketch Released of Suspect in Letter Carrier Armed Robbery
Critics: Durham NH post office mural remedy not good enough
Postmaster Relief Employees (PMR) RIF Announced
LA Times: Law enforcement officials weigh in on mail thefts following rash of break-ins

April 12, 2017
USPS agrees to $49 million settlement on shorted life insurance policies
Church Hill post office suddenly closes
Colorado Letter Carrier Sentenced to Probation for Delay and Destruction of Mail
Deaf Studies Pioneer Robert Panara Immortalized on a Stamp
Video: Charlotte North Carolina residents upset with the Postal Service after mail delivery issues for years
Video: Postal Service Truck Catches Fire In Oakland, CA - Some Mail Destroyed

April 11, 2017
Too easy for thieves, USPS trying to replace flimsy cluster boxes
Postal Worker Caught on Camera Allegedly Making Half-Hearted Attempt to Deliver Package
Mailman Standing Outside Mail Truck Hit by Car, Airlifted to Hospital
Postal Rate Fight Continues as Publishers Battle USPS "Stupidity Tax"
Video: ‘Confident crook’ caught stealing package off front porch on video
Woman settles with U.S. over alleged fall at post office
Livermore CA residents buy new mailboxes after theft, vandalism; say USPS should have helped
Video: Postal Worker In Hot Water For Failing To Deliver Package
Video: Postal Service offers up to $10,000 reward for capture of Summerlin mail thief
Suspension Of Texas Carrier After Hitting Boss With Vehicle Isn’t Retaliation
Congressman Moolenaar learns about mail issues on ride along

April 10, 2017
OIG Calls USPS Fleet Card Use Into Question
Angry driver allegedly assaults San Francisco mailman for double-parking
Communities and Postal Workers United Spring 2017 Newsletter (PDF)
Jeep crashes into Laurel County post office
Quincy apartment complex without mail for two months
Creative mailboxes make getting snail mail even more special
Video: Frustrated customers denied access to mail after Richmond, VA post office closes abruptly
APWU: Postal Reform Questions & Answers
NALC members crucial to achieving majority bipartisan co-sponsorship of House door delivery resolution
Congress’ habit of raiding USPS coffers goes back almost 30 years
Goose dive-bombs Ohio letter carrier
OIG: Timeliness of Mail Processing at the Santa Clarita, CA, Processing and Distribution Center
N.H. senator backs bill targeting drugs in mail

April 9, 2017
Bold postal carrier converted route to curbside delivery and charged residents $25 for new mailboxes
Polish postal workers march to demand higher pay
David Bruce: Scammers fill out form to steal Erie woman's mail

April 8, 2017
Man suspected of stealing mail from postal trucks, residential boxes
Franklin Lakes Carrier Still Delivering Mail After 50 Years
OIG: USPS Not Prepared for IT Blackout
SF driver tries to flee after colliding with a U.S. Postal truck
Stores Closing at Record Pace as Amazon Chews Up Retailers
Letter carrier punched, threatened in Chicago suburb
Son suspected in murder of Iowa letter carrier, wife and daughter

April 7, 2017
Sundance Welcomes New Postmistress
Mail truck overturns in Sherman Oaks crash
Booming online sales mean more dog bites for mail carriers
Oops: Postal Truck Hits Pole
USPS reports spike in dog attacks on carriers
Massachusetts Postal Worker Sentenced to Prison for Importing Anabolic Steroids by Mail
Pennsylvania USPS contractor charged with insurance fraud
Connecticut letter carrier pleads guilty to sexual assault
USPS releases annual dog attack rankings
Video: USPS won't give reason for delay in Kansas centralized mailboxes
Two former Ohio U.S. Postal Service employees sentenced to prison for workers comp fraud
The Wailing Mailman’ - Retired letter carrier, jazz musician dies
Postal Service Announces New Celebration Corsage and Boutonniere Forever Stamps
Postal carrier being treated after he was bit by fox in Bristol, CT

April 6, 2017
Post office changes over time
Fredericktown Post Office Celebrates 600 Days Accident Free
Brooklyn: Behind the Long Lines and Angry Voices at Many City Post Offices
Postal Service keeps America strong
Parolee exposes himself to letter carrier, police say
DOJ investigating Air France-KLM over USPS contracts
Post offices could give low-income Americans access to financial services
Western NY mail carrier admits stealing money, dumping undelivered mail
Final Payment for Retirees Regarding 1.6.b Global Settlement Remedy Agreement to be Distributed on April
21st
My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I
Oklahoma City Man To Serve 30 Months In Prison For Buying Over $41,000 Of Postage Stamps With Bogus
Checks
Photo: Bronx Carjacker That Shot A Postal Employee Is A Parolee Recently Arrested For Three Other Crimes
Ensuring Postal Service Access for Rural Communities is Topic of Senator McCaskill Discussions
16 Crazy Mailboxes That Take Getting The Mail To A Whole New Level
Meth found in package delivered to the wrong address

April 5, 2017
Weber retires from post office
Plattsmouth welcomes new postmaster, supervisor
Amazon Is Now Worth Almost Twice as Much as Walmart
Bronx carjacker steals two vehicles at gunpoint, shoots postal worker to continue crime spree
Postal Worker Shot Attempting to Foil Carjacking
Postal IG Raises Concern About Insider Threats
Colorado Springs postal worker makes snowman after truck breaks down
Florida Mail Handler Sentenced To More Than 9 Years In Prison For Stealing Over $3 Million In Social
Security Checks
Buffalo carrier pleads guilty to stealing mail
Florida postal worker accused of stealing checks, gift cards from mail
Family wants answers after postal workers allegedly kick and spray their dog
Newegg to Offer ‘Deliver to Post Office’ Shipping to Canadian Customers
OIG: Response to Extreme Weather Events — Southern Area
OIG: How can USPS improve the security of its mobile point to sale (mPOS) system?

April 4, 2017
Benton Harbor teen charged with sex assault of postal worker
Bold delivery: Postal worker caught on camera tossing package over fence, owner furious
Regulations Will Protect Character of Lihue Post Office
Chicken run: New Zealand Post will start delivering KFC to beat mail slump
UPS unveils Saturday delivery -- and 6,000 new jobs
North Carolina Letter Carrier Pleads Guilty To Mail Theft In Jamaican-based Lottery Fraud Scheme
Video: Postal truck brings down North Carolina power lines, pole
Stealing mail, victims' identities in Temecula, CA gets woman 13-year prison term
Chicago man jailed after allegedly trying to scam Paxton post office

April 3, 2017
Pennsylvania comedian plays April Fools prank on letter carrier
Rolando: Criticism of the Postal Service is Unfounded and Unfair
PRC: USPS Financial Concerns Persist
Woman crashes car into post office
UPS Boosts Saturday Operations To Increase E-Commerce Delivery Speed
Mail Delivery Performance Review of 2016 and What 2017 May Bring
This might be the worst postal delivery of all time
Louisiana motorist seeks damages of $1.5 million after accident with USPS employee
UPS to add Saturday delivery in 15 cities in April
OIG: Virtual Exhibit, Very Real Story

April 2, 2017
Worland postal carrier hangs up mail bag
UK: This might be the worst postal delivery of all time
'The cackle is leaving': Longtime post office worker retires

April 1, 2017
Judge rules dog that bit mailman must be euthanized
Vandals Strike Palo Alto's Main Post Office
Patrons of Bronx post office fed up with lack of service
Ohio couple says their save-the-dates missing in the mail
PRC Report Shows USPS Financial Concerns Persist Despite Improvements in Liquidity
Video: USPS mail carrier robbed in Fort Lauderdale; 2 at large
Postal Rate Commission Report Shows USPS Financial Concerns Persist Despite Improvements in Liquidity
USPS celebrates the 200th anniversary of Mississippi statehood
Video: Switzerland’s National Postal Service Has High Hopes for Drones
Maine Letter Carrier Recues Man Pinned Under Car

March 31, 2017
Rural postal carrier retires after 27 years
Postal worker builds ramp for elderly dog on his Colorado mail route
USPS mail carrier robbed in Fort Lauderdale; 2 at large
A Million Miles, Accident Free Havertown / Upper Darby, PA
Senator Wants USPS to Allow Postal Inspectors to Take Their Service Guns Home With Them
Postal worker receives several threatening letters
Postal carrier's caring action earns commendation
Maine letter carrier rescues man pinned under car
'Long life to Postman Roger': Boulder's reggae evangelist remembered
Baltimore Man Sentenced In Post Office Armed Robbery
Ensuring postal service access for rural communities is topic of McCaskill discussions
Deer follows mail carrier on route

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