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March 30, 2017
Three trailers full of parcels go up in flames in Jersey City
Two charged in large mail theft investigation in Kansas City
Ozark Post Office Damaged After One-Vehicle Accident
Mailing Industry Leaders Hit Capitol Hill Urging Support for Postal Reform
Fix proposed for Durham Post Office mural some see as offensive
Amazon's Bezos Is Now The World's Second Richest Person
Man visits all 312 Montana post offices
Clarks Summit postal carrier Anthony Fiore recognized as 'Million Mile Man'
Summary of Additional Rate Review Comments
Ohio letter carrier indicted for worker’s comp fraud
Video: San Antonio development plagued with mail theft
Drain the post office
USPS responds to op-ed by Citizens Against Government Waste
USPS Offers Souvenir Envelope Commemorating The Inauguration Of President Donald J. Trump
and Vice President Michael R. Pence
USPS Employees Asked to Report Financial Problems
Japan Post and Honda to test electric motorcycles for postal deliveries
Helping hand for German posties

March 29, 2017
After 3rd DWI arrest, some ask why Metairie mailman was still delivering letters
Stone Oak Area Plagued With Mail Theft
Doctors in North Texas wrote 18,000 prescriptions to postal employees for $28,000 pain cream
PRC Report Reveals Progress and Problems With Rate and Fee Compliance and Service
Performance
NJ postal worker stole co-workers' identities
Cable network to air documentary series on postal worker / serial killer ‘Son of Sam’
High Noon for the USPS?
Postal Service health care proposal could burden seniors, analyst says
Police: Driver hurt in crash with mail truck on Long Island
Former Louisiana Postal Carrier Pleads Guilty To Stealing Cell Phones From Mail
Probation for Illinois postal worker who used stranger's credit card
4 found with hundreds of stolen pieces of mail in Norco, sheriff says
Fix proposed for Durham post office mural some see as offensive
Idaho deputies bust up mail theft ring with nearly 400 victims
Latest postal reform bill should be returned to sender

March 28, 2017
Heated moments over future of Youngstown post office
Copperas Cove man arrested for post office box break-ins)
Metairie mailman arrested, again accused of delivering mail while intoxicated
USPS OIG: Internal Controls Over Single Drawer Accountability at (Redacted) Post Office (PDF)
Change of address coming for tiny South Jersey post office
Texas woman did not sign for certified mail found on doorstep; documents missing

March 27, 2017
Brazilian post office looking to fire up to 25,000 workers
New USPS Service Gives You a Peek Into Your Mailbox Before You Get Home
Flyer denied by Postal Service going into papers
Mail handler killed running left over mail to Charlotte
Troopers: Drunk driver caused crash that killed postal worker on I-85
APWU Weighs In on PRC Review, Calling for an End to CPI Price Cap
LLV fire in Easton MD
Former Homeland Security chief calls mailboxes a gateway for drugs
Missouri Woman Indicted for Stolen Mail, Bank Fraud, Identity Theft
The hair of the postal dog that bites
Father and Son Indicted on Federal Conspiracy Charges that Allege They Steal Cash from the U.S.
Postal Service
Video: Vandals strike at least 5 San Antonio neighborhood mailbox clusters

March 26, 2017
Amazon gives first sneak peek of its U.S. drone delivery service
Amazon Empire  
NALC: Obamacare Repeal Fails
Video: Colorado postal worker accused of faking cancer so she could use sick leave
Actor’s postal performance strikes chord
New scam tricks victims out of thousands of dollars using old con
NALC statement on Trump’s Obamacare repeal fiasco

March 25, 2017
Houston: Five post offices saved, but one still on the chopping block
Pickup truck crashes into Titusville post office
USPS Pushing PRC to Lift 10-Year Cap on Stamp Price Increases
Troopers: Drunk driver caused crash that killed postal worker in North Carolina
USPS issues new Global Forever and three cent “Strawberries” stamps
Judge finds UPS liable to New York over cigarette shipments
Surveillance video helps police nab Florida mail thieves
NY window clerk accused of stealing $1,000 money order
Post Office Named For Marvin Gaye? Congresswoman Says Let’s Get It On
North Dakota Investigation: Missing mail could come to end, arrest warrant filed
Federal Grand Jury Indicts Eight Individuals Charged In a $158 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme
When postage due stamps mean postage due hasn’t been collected
Tampa homeowner captures brazen mail theft on surveillance camera

March 24, 2017
Sears has 'substantial doubt' it can survive in face of growing online competition
Even Germany's Post Office is Building an Electric Car
Homeowner takes measures to prevent mailbox break-ins
Mailbox Bombs Blamed For Oklahoma Wildfires
Vandals hit Eagle River AK Post Office once again
Woman seeks more than $2 million in postal worker crash
NALC submits comments in PRC’s rate-setting review
APWU: Motor Vehicle Service PSE Salary Exception Agreement Reached
Postal Service Responds To The Hill Op-ed On PRC 10-Year Review
Video: 2 women to face charges in connection to Winter Garden, FL condolence card mail theft
Video: Bakersfield man faces federal charges for postal mail theft
Texas: 21 U.S. Postal Service boxes damaged, opened in Cove
OIG: Has the Postal Service established an effective Insider Threat program ?
OIG: Cost Segment 3 – Clerks and Mail Handlers
SingPost to road test three-wheel electric scooters this month

March 23, 2017
Thief breaks into more than 20 PO boxes at Copperas Cove post office
2 stabbed to death outside Stockton post office
Remembering Mike Smith, postal worker and labor stalwart
Dutiful - and very stubborn - Charlotte postman exposes mail order marijuana business
Colden couple admit to $1.2 million fraud against VA, Postal Service
Larchmont: Where's the mail?
Bankers group tells PRC to keep USPS price cap
Minnesota Man Who Sent Threatening Letter To Islamic Center Sentenced To 12 Months In Prison
Motorist claims she was injured when postal employee backed into vehicle
Video: FedEx CEO Says Amazon Is Not a Problem
FedEx Falls Short of Q3 Profit Forecasts
Protect American consumers by retaining a balanced approach to Postal rates
Mailbox bandits targeting northwest Oklahoma City neighborhoods
Virginia neighbor disgruntled that nearby home gets mail delivery, but they don’t

March 22, 2017
Rumors swirl about Jackson's downtown post office
Marijuana by Mail: Surge in Drug Deals Conducted Through USPS
Bell and Howell Introduces List of Top Direct Mail Service Providers
VIDEO: High-speed pursuit of Fort Worth mail thieves
USPS seeks an end to postage price cap
Video: Woman not getting mail says postal officials said her address in Zephyrhills, FL doesn’t exist

March 21, 2017
The Bronx: Post office customers fed up with 2 hour waits
Terminating employees with extensive FMLA and non-FMLA absences
The coconuts are in the mail: Citizens challenge proposal to close the Lihue Post Office
The cackle is leaving: Marj Hendershot retiring from USPS
Vehicle drives through front of Jasper post office
Greece: Police find 8 parcel bombs headed to EU countries
Florida postal worker under investigation for possible mail theft
eBay takes on Amazon with guaranteed 3-day shipping
Crabb named USPS VP and information security chief
Man dead after firing at mail carrier, deputy in northwest Minnesota
APWU: Postal Reform Act of 2017 Moves Forward
USPS investigating destruction of mail at Oregon PO
Tampa man gets seven years in scheme to sell stolen social security checks he obtained from a
former postal employee
Kentucky letter carrier accused of trying to meet minor for sex
OIG: Relying on Risk Models

March 20, 2017
I work at Bi-Polar Post Office
Houston's new postmaster promises to deliver - 1.2 billion pieces of mail a year
88,153 USPS Employee Records Leaked
LLV catches fire in Louisville
Mystery letter returned after 13 years
Magazine publishers group preps for USPS showdown
Springfield MO Woman Pleads Guilty to Stolen Mail, Fraud
Video: Suspect found dead after four hour standoff at North Carolina PO
Indiana postal worker charged in Highland mail thefts
OPM Says Don't Fall For a Fake Retirement Scam
On His Last Day, This Mailman Gave A 4-Year-old Aspiring Mail Carrier A Special Gift
Watchdog: How to get photos of your mail emailed to you before delivery
When the Post Office got into the banking business, these elusive stamps were in use

March 19, 2017
Finnish Postal Service Diversifying to Deliver Beer, Frozen Products and Return Recyclables
Bang-Up Job: USPS Blames New Employees for Rising Motor Vehicle Accidents
NARFE Disappointed in Committee Action on USPS Reform Legislation
"Bad Santa" Sentenced for Stealing Packages from US Mail
Following Postal Issue in Richmond, Congressman DeSaulnier Acts by Amending Postal Reform Bill
Silver stamps? Yes, Netherlands has a whole series of them

March 18, 2017
Michigan man tries to burn postal truck
Part-Time Postal Worker Steals Laptop From Business
Postal worker forged doctor's notes, faked cancer to use sick time
Mail truck caught parking in handicap spot
Stream of recent U.S. counterfeit stamps continues
Killer mailer won't get to public through the post office
Transportation Contractors Lead List of Top USPS Suppliers
Postmaster General thanks House committee for work on Postal Service Reform Act of 2017
House committee declares ‘big day’ for postal reform
Indiana postal worker charged in Highland mail thefts
Former South Carolina postal worker pleads guilty on tax charge
OIG: How can the Postal Service Enhance its Management of Software Licenses?
OIG: Congressional Inquiries — Gateway District
OIG: Fiscal Year 2016 Postal Service Selected Financial Activities and Accounting Records
House Panel Approves Postal Service Reform Act of 2017

March 17, 2017
St. Patrick's Day
Postal worker blocks driver who hit woman
Woman assaults postal worker in Austin
Judge Clears NYPD Detectives Accused of Beating Postal Worker
OPM: Don’t Fall For a Fake Retirement Scam
Video: California's only river boat mail carrier
Federal Grand Jury Indicts Three in Connection with Shooting of U.S. Mail Carrier in Texas
Indictment: Kansas Letter Carrier Stole Gift Cards from Mail
Postal Reform Measure Approved by House Oversight Committee
OIG: Do delivery units have the correct Supervisory Span of Control?

March 16, 2017
Back to work for USPS
Multiple Las Vegas neighborhoods hit with mailbox theft
Springfield mailman marries fellow postal worker
PMG: Vital need for passage of postal reform legislation
‘The Ides of Trump’ campaign could be a bonanza for the USPS
No flaking out - Postal employees persevere during March snowstorm
Robert Panara: Teacher and Pioneer of Deaf Studies to be Immortalized on a Stamp
Millions of records leaked from huge US corporate database - Including 88,153 USPS employee
records
Is it Time to Enact Postal Reform?

March 15, 2017
Delivering Cranston's mail on foot, in the storm
Postmasters, Inspectors and South Jersey Postal Customer Council Hold Seminars on Fraud
Awareness
USPS delivering on jobs in Lynn
Kauai residents mailing coconuts to help save Lihue post office
Officials investigating undelivered mail dumped in Dallas creek bed
USPS closes post offices, suspends delivery during storm
Former Alabama football player, postal worker sentenced for stealing gift cards from mail
How many first-day cancels are possible?
Man alleges he was injured in Palm Beach County collision with USPS employee
Postal Inspection Service Accepting Applications This Week - March 13-18
Postal Inspector Serves Nation On Two Fronts
Man who fought HOA over $500 mailbox and won says his mailbox was vandalized
OIG: Highway Contract Route Survey Compliance

March 14, 2017
SFS ‘caves’ shaking confidence of stamp collectors
Postal Workers Push Through Snow
Mail carrier attacked by dogs in Michigan
Chatham County Letter Carrier Wins $1 Million Prize
Ides of March: Trump might get a blizzard of postcards soon
Postal Service Weather Update - Winter Storm Stella
OIG: How Clean, Safe, and Inviting is your Pacific Area Post Office?
OIG: Examining Changes in Postal Product Costs

March 13, 2017
How 265 people are in the race to run an Antarctic post office
To avoid heart disease, walk like you're delivering mail
He used employment by the USPS for an unemployment scam
Tree crushes mail delivery truck in Brimfield Township
USPS Truck Involved in Collision
Florida Letter Carrier Convicted of Access Device Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft

March 12, 2017
Consumers wrestle with deluge of cardboard boxes from delivery services, online shopping
APWU: Final Payment of Global Settlement Remedy Agreement in Checks This Week
Black postmen were creators of black middle class
Why are greeting cards so expensive?
Women in the Postal Service and Philately
Final Payment of 1.6.b Global Settlement Remedy Agreement in Checks this Week
Napa's old post office sold for $2 million for a hotel

March 11, 2017
Taylor ends mail delivery career after 45 years
Thieves go 'postal,' cracking the locks on several WNC drop boxes
Mail theft concerns prompt hiring of more Postal Inspectors
Video: Additional postal inspectors come to Albuquerque to help combat mail theft
Michigan man admits to postal scam - He placed priority-mail stickers on first-class parcels
Locking mailboxes to come in all new Fremont, CA residences
OIG: How can the Postal Service Improve In-Office Cost System Data?

March 10, 2017
Van smashes into Bluff Dale Post Office
Locking mailboxes to be required in Fremont
Collection Mail Box Torched in Alabama
Residents upset post office will not deliver mail to broken mailbox
Camden: USPS Supervisor Accused of Stealing More Than $15,000
Union-Busting House Bill Would Silence the Voice of Workers, AFGE Says
Autonomous Delivery Robots to Hit Virginia's Streets
Wisconsin postal worker charged with mail theft
Crash seriously injures mail carrier in Delaware
Tractor-Trailer Rolls Over Carrying Mail on I-81 Off-Ramp in Cicero NY
This Man Is Trying To Photograph Every Postbox In Britain
Mail trap found inside box outside Turlock CA post office, police report
Video: A Close Look At The ‘One-Cent Magenta’ Stamp Worth Nearly $10 Million
From ‘postal’ to productive: How USPS became a leading EEO claims service provider
$10,000 reward offered for information about Athens, AL postal fire

March 9, 2017
WF mailman caught on tape tossing a package
'Informed Delivery' lets USPS customers see their mail ahead of delivery
Letter carrier receives 50-year service pin
Ex-postal worker with prior felony convictions to be sentenced in Norfolk for stealing mail
Neighbors say street parking is being overtaken by mail trucks
Attention U.S. Postal Workers: Do you have a story to tell? The Postal Tales Project
Teen Arrested for Shooting at Postal Worker in SW Miami-Dade
Safety and service: PMG updates employees in latest video
Congress’ Plan to Tax Your Health Benefits
Video: Father-Son Team Accused Of Organizing Extensive Mail-Truck Robbery Ring
Hiring Custodians in Des Moines Post Offices
Video: Livermore Maine man claims mail disappeared from P.O. Box
National Dog Bite Prevention Week has moved to April 9-15
Former Texas Postal Employee Convicted of Soliciting Bribes During Election
Missouri Postal Contract Employee Indicted for Stealing Mail
Federal Case Charges San Bernardino County Father and Son in Conspiracy to Steal Cash from the
U.S. Postal Service

March 8, 2017
Town breathes a sigh of relief as post office reopens
Grand Islanders speak out about post office proposal
Former postal worker pleads guilty to accepting bribe in exchange for addresses of ballot recipients
Storm Destroys Arkansas Post Office
‘Worst to First’: How the U.S. Postal Service Cleaned Up Employee Discrimination Complaints
Missouri Postal Contract Employee Indicted for Stealing Mail
Federal Case Charges California Father and Son in Conspiracy to Steal Cash from USPS
Elgin, IL letter carrier beats the odds to walk
In Our Amazon-Addicted Culture, the Postman Is King
Things aren’t that bad for the Postal Service
U.S. Rep E. Stefanik urges U.S. Postal Service to restore delivery standards

March 7, 2017
USPS hiring to improve service in Watertown and Waltham
Southern California: Postal thieves becoming more brazen, USPS trucks robbed
Former customs officer gets 3 years for stealing checks from Torrance postal facility
Pennsylvania Window Clerk Charged With Theft Of Postal Funds
Former Postal Employee Convicted at Trial in Scheme to Defraud Worker’s Compensation Program
Postal Service Issues New Forever Stamps at Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and
Museum
OIG: Non-Career Employee Background Screening in the Los Angeles District
Postal Service truck topples into ditch in Michigan
OIG: Keeping it Fresh

March 6, 2017
Postlandia: Alaska by Post Office: The Crooked Runway
Alaska's Floating Post Office and the Town Under One Roof
How reforms could turn USPS into threat for UPS and FedEx
Mailboxes in Parker neighborhood overrun with poop, mailman threatens to stop delivering mail
Queens man slashes 49-year-old postal worker in face
USPS Employees Urged To Make The Most Of Their Benefits
USPS Promotes Fraud Awareness
Canada Post letter carrier  injured in beating
OIG: How can the Postal Service Improve Oversight of Contract Officers' Representatives?

March 5, 2017
Doug Moose retires after 32 years with Albemarle Post Office
How an army of postmen is turning China's rural stores into the world's largest retail network
Portrait of a Postman: Nanticoke’s Joe Lloyd delivered mail, touched lives
Postal Service can’t ignore Grand Island's concerns
Pot Mail Intercepts 18 Percent Higher Last Year

March 4, 2017
El Paso: Police Investigate Large-Scale Mailbox Thefts
Postal Worker Wraps Up Decades-Long Career
Polk County Mailman Charged With Bestiality With Dog on Route
They're hauling the mail again in Winthrop, Maine
Video: U.S. Postal Service put to test in Charlotte
Winthrop residents thankful for salvaged mail after post office fire
Lance Armstrong pokes fun at U.S. Postal Service on Instagram

March 3, 2017
Minnesota postmaster faked work injuries, collected $275K while off the job
Crisis in the Mail: Fixing a Broken International Package System
Lance Armstrong Hit With Additional Postage for Package
Video captures mail carrier running over trash bins
Woman disappears on way to Detroit post office
Eight Arrested For 'Fishing' Mail From Bronx Mailboxes As Part Of Bank Fraud Conspiracy
Iowa: Postal employee pleads guilty to stealing items from mail
Video: Second suspect in San Antonio postal worker shooting denied bond
Video: Neighbor Steals Mail, Then Steals $10k
Video: Postal Worker Shot At After Startling Would-Be Burglars
Postal Service responds to David Williams of Taxpayers Protection Alliance

March 2, 2017
Missing packages cause headaches for Tomball residents
Mailbox thefts at apartment complex done by neighbors
The Postal Museum is easy to overlook but definitely delivers
Getting the Mail to Your Home is Way More Complex Than You Might Think
Report: Postal carrier shot at in Southwest Miami-Dade
USPS IG report details possible mismanagement at Kansas City Stamp Fulfillment Services center
Pennsylvania Postal Worker Charged with Stealing Cash from a Greeting Card
Video: Coldspring, TX post office to be renamed in honor of slain rural mail carrier
USPS Mailbox Monopoly and Postal Policy Explorations Continue

March 1, 2017
Clawson families say goodbye as mail carrier walks route for the last time
Debt-plagued USPS eyes bipartisan bill to solve woes
Woman battles with Postal Service after mail truck hits her car
Postal problems in Gretna have neighbors delivering mail to each other
Baton Rouge: Two young men wanted after USPS carrier robbed at gunpoint
Retrofitted Mailboxes That Thwart 'Fishing' Scams Installed in Upper Manhattan
Catalog mailers group says postal reform measure can make a difference
Maine post office fire called accidental
Video: School surprises letter carrier on birthday
Evanston aldermen complain about mail service
Nebraska Statehood Forever Stamp Issued Today

February 28, 2017
SF: Mail Thieves Taking Money From Cards
Woman says package missing after postal worker dropped if off at wrong address
Improper Billing of FEHB, Medicare Leads to $750,000 Settlement
Lexington, SC mayor in crash with postal vehicle

February 27, 2017
Postal Service Helps Military Members Celebrate Fat Tuesday
Postal Service Special Events Highlight African-American Heritage
Winthrop post office to be torn down following fire
Adoptive father, a retired postal employee, lost home after son’s alleged thefts
Semi hauling mail catches fire in Indiana
Passion for the post office: Two employees on why they love what they do
Bamboozled: Have a mailbox? See the scary 'identity takeover' that could happen to you
Korean postal workers being worked to death in 'kwarosa'
Dutch postal service to cut another 2,000 jobs
Rolando: The USPS isn't 'in decline' - far from it
Turnover Rising Among Non-Career Postal Employees (60% for CCAs)
Should the USPS Be Free to Set Postage Rates?
The United States Postal Service isn’t ‘in decline’ – far from it

February 26, 2017
Delivery comes 7 years late, still intact
Dead Tree Edition: Turnover Rising Among Non-Career Postal Workers
Plow 1, Mailbox 0
Earnings Statement Redesign of Leave Sections

February 25, 2017
VIDEO: What does it take to be a postal carrier?
Mail mix-up leaves Memphis woman searching for answers
Former PMG Bailar, in 1976 speech, predicted troubles ahead for USPS
Early Risers: USPS Distribution Clerks
Elderly man killed by postal truck in NYC
Georgia postal carrier arrested on route for possession of cocaine
USPS offers $10K reward for fraud scheme conviction
Oklahoma City neighborhood on high alert after mail thefts
More counterfeit United States stamps surface
Michigan postal employee admits theft after Veterans Affairs reports missing medication
Washington, D.C. Postal Employee Recognized For 50 Years Of Service
OIG Audit Asks: Is the Postal Service Accurately Reporting Delayed Mail?
Postal worker in Monson finds strange substance on mail
UPS plans major sorting facility in Salt Lake City

February 24, 2017
Second-generation mail carrier delivers over 2,000 letters daily
Stamps.com, Zazzle lodge complaints against proposed USPS rules for computer-generated stamps
Mailman stops delivering to street where dogs attacked him
Former Postmaster General Benjamin Franklin Bailar Dies at Age 82
USPS Locates and Delivers Missing SNES Games
Former USPS Worker Joins Carrier Hall of Shame With Mail Hoard Dating Back to 2000
FedEx, USPS Extend Air Express Contract Through 2024
Reward offered for information on Iowa postal burglaries
Police find more alleged victims in Nebraska postal worker's scam
No FMLA Bias in Termination of Letter Carrier, 1st Circuit Rules
Reminder- Spouses Have a Say in TSP Withdrawals
Video: Infamous Denver mailbox has to be moved AGAIN
Suspect in Texas postal worker shooting to be held without bond
Video: Winthrop, ME residents discover if mail survived post office fire

February 23, 2017
Closing Missouri Contract Post Office Is 'Unjust And Unfair,' Alderman Says
Former Rochester mail worker charged with stealing smartphones
Postal Service apologizes for losing over a month's worth of Va. man's mail
Cincinnati: USPS Hiring Hundreds of Local Mail Carriers
USPS Employees Database Updated 2017
Mail recovery begins at Winthrop post office destroyed by fire
Maryville family upset postal worker sprayed fenced-in dog (bear spray?)
Postal carrier hid 'dump truck loads' of undelivered mail
The Last Frontier: Alaska by Post Office
Australia Post CEO Ahmed Fahour resigns after salary furor
Postal Service & FedEx Renew Contract
Congress should acknowledge Post Service's value in efforts to reform
The story behind a postal card offering a reward for a missing wife
Damaged mailbox leaves disabled vet feeling plowed over
eBay Creates Petition to Keep Postage Prices Low

February 22, 2017
USPS Explains the Postage Pricing Review
Facing lawsuit, Armstrong says he loved wearing 'Postal'
Life-saving medicines go missing, problem lies with post office
UPS Tries Arming Its Brown-Clad Drivers With an Octocopter Drone
Postal Truck Goes Topsy-Turvy
Fire Destroys Winthrop Post Office
How Sears and Montgomery Ward Changed American Shipping
Mailman fired for losing license over DUI can't get unemployment comp, Pa. court rules
Postal Annex owner in San Diego County charged with packaging, shipping drugs for Mexican
trafficker

February 21, 2017
Guam: Postal employee pleads guilty in meth case
Spartan Motors Utilimaster Seeks Withdrawal From USPS NGDV Program as Body Builder
An ongoing fight against mail theft, residents fight back and U.S. Postal Inspectors ramp up staff
JFK commemorative stamp a career feat for Fishkill NY photographer
Trump bobbleheads? MAGA hats? Federal workers grapple with the era of Trump
OIG: B2C Growing Pains
UPS tests show delivery drones still need work
Checking out the mail

February 20, 2017
President's Day
Staunton man killed in crash with postal truck
Postal Reform Bill Not Ready to Deliver
Flag coil from 2016 found lacking die cuts and color
Amazon lowers its free shipping threshold to counter Walmart
Dimondstein: A vibrant Postal Service is vital
Forever Stamp Commemorating JFK’s  Birth Centennial Dedicated Today
Louisiana woman alleges she was injured in accident with USPS employee
A big day in the history of the United States Postal Service

February 19, 2017
Vintage Photos of the Post Office in Its Prime
Statesville postal workers honored for safe driving
Colorado post office lobbies become magnet for homeless
Motorcyclist Dead After Collision with Mail Truck in Virginia
Video: Retired Postal Employee Has Net Worth Of $2 Million
Why UPS trucks (almost) never turn left
Postal Reform Bill Not Ready to Deliver

February 18, 2017
Statesville postal workers honored for safe driving
More Richmond mail carriers accuse USPS of unfair labor practices
Colorado post office lobbies become magnet for homeless
Movement targets closure of Lihue USPS branch
Washington Post Gets It Wrong About USPS
Woman chases thief caught stealing her mail on camera
Career Mail Handlers Scheduled to Receive Second of Seven Possible Cost-of-Living Adjustments
JFK Forever Stamp to be Dedicated on Presidents Day
Police: Arkansas worker, accomplice faked robbery to steal $16,000 in money orders, cash
More Mail on Saturday? There's a Reason for That

February 17, 2017
The Robbery Turned Mail Heist That Triggered a Manhunt at North Star Mall
Package thief confronted by postal carrier
Mail truck runs over family dog
Bronx residents left without mailboxes as Postal Service cracks down on 'mailbox fishing'
House bill seeks to expand appeal rights for Postal Service management
Will Trump sign postal reform legislation?
Wisconsin rural carrier sentenced for mail theft
Video: Trio accused in Texas postal worker shooting appears in court
Postal Service Honors Fashion Icon Oscar de la Renta
Mail Handlers: Wage Increase To Be Implemented Saturday February 18
Driver Crashes Into Postal Truck Flees Scene In Warren, NJ

February 16, 2017
Brooklyn mailman mugger caught
Morgan Stanley puts Amazon Prime subscribers at 65 million
SUV crashes into Shrewsbury post office
Car crashes through wall of Bingville Post Office
San Antonio: Three suspects arrested in shooting of postal worker
Vernon Postal Worker Arrested on DUI
Chaffetz discussed postal legislation with Trump
Nearly 300 in Richmond join lawsuit against USPS over time card manipulation
Video: Tulsa Family Says Mail Theft Led To Identify Theft
Texas postal worker recovering after shooting
Arkansas: Postal Worker Misleads Investigators in Armed Robbery
Video: Bottles of Alcohol Found in Postal Worker's Vehicle in Vernon, CT
APWU: Significant COLA Increase
Loss of Albion Post Office by fire affects more than 500 residents
Three shipping firms driving substantial gains in Postal Service’s package business
USPS: Informed Delivery Begins Expansion
Former Cleveland mail carriers sentenced in marijuana delivery scheme
Video: Bluetown, TX Residents Fed Up with Mailbox Damage
Federal Warrants Filed in Massive Beaumont Mail Theft Case

February 15, 2017
Petaluma Great Dane to be euthanized after postal worker attack
Doorbell camera records postal service carrier dropping, kicking package
Why Mike Nodine Supports H.R. 756
OIG publishes report on international postal price regulation
Oroville Dam evacuations impact mail delivery
Lincoln postal worker arrested for changing addresses, using credit cards
USPS probing Wisconsin drug thefts
Post Your Concerns And Suggestions Relating to H.R. 756, Postal Service Reform Act of 2017
Two arrested for holding up mailman, taking off with his keys in Bay Ridge
Lottery Luck Gives Retired Postal Worker A Special Delivery
2015-2018 APWU Contract Available to Order

February 14, 2017
Valentine's Day
VIDEO: APWU President Guffey Testifying in 2013: Unions Have Been Planning Medicare Move for
Years
Washington Post: The Postal Service needs more than a Band-Aid
Video: Austin cases highlight thefts inside U.S. Postal Service
Video: ‘Whistleblower’ claims diesel rebate scheme defrauded USPS of millions
Brooklyn: Robber steals postman's 'master key'
Video: Former FBI Informant Claims Pilot Flying J Swindled the Postal Service Out Of Untold Sums In
Promised Fuel Rebates
U.S. Postal Service lost father’s remains

February 13, 2017
4 hurt when vehicle crashes into Crossville post office
Video shows postal worker stuffing mail down sweatpants
U.S. postal worker's life saved by passing cyclists
The long history of counterfeit U.S. stamps
Postal reform may be at hand
Police officers rescue elderly couple as fire destroys Albion post office
NARFE Strongly Opposes H.R. 756: "Unfairly places burden of fixing Postal finances on the backs of
postal retirees" (PDF)
Stidman: Postal Unions Supporting Bill to Improve Their Ability to Sell Health Plans

February 12, 2017
The town with the world's most romantic postmark
Mail carrier shot, car stolen in Spring Branch, Texas
NALC was "instrumental in developing" legislation that would create separate FEHBP pool for
postal employees (PDF)
NALC Chief of Staff: "These reforms require sacrifices by our members, but we can support them"
(PDF)
Video: 4-alarm fire destroys Rhode Island post office
Canton, PA Woman Charged With Misappropriation Of Postal Funds
Postal reform update: A changed political landscape requires a new strategy
Mail Handlers Ratify New Contract

February 11, 2017
New postmaster sworn in at Blue Lake
Linn's: USPS reports $1.1 billion profit, $522 million in 'controllable income' for first quarter
Counterfeit 2015 U.S. Love stamps discovered
Lexington KY Fire Department to Recognize Letter Carrier
Video: Package Mailed To Dying Father Was Lost In The Mail - Now Returned To Daughter 7 Years
Later

February 10, 2017
Veteran said he was asked to leave post office because he didn't have his service dog's ID
Mail truck overturns in 2-car accident
USPS warns defection of three key customers could hurt package business
U.S. Postal Service says it lost $200 million over holiday season
Postal Union Bosses Forced to Return $1.1 Million Stolen From Rank-and-File
PMG to Congress (and customers): Trust us
While many stay home, postal carriers still working their routes during storm
Snow day? No way! Not if you're a postal worker
Michigan postal worker took cash, gift cards from mail, indictment says
Canada Postal Union Works to Hold Liberals to Door-to-Door Delivery Promise
New Bedford postal service workers were called off routes early

February 9, 2017
Alisa Calvert is Moberly's first woman postmaster
Piles of undelivered mail dumped on porch of abandoned home in D.C.
South Dennis post office seriously damaged after hit-and-run crash
NALC's Shocking Reversal on Centralized and Curbside Delivery
Mail theft victim sparks probe by postal service
California postal worker suffers major injuries in head-on collision
USPS Reports Fiscal Year 2017 First Quarter Results
Postal carrier honored for helping severely injured man on his route in northwest Omaha
Postal Service reports $200M loss, despite increase in package delivery
U.S. Postal Service Reports Fiscal Year 2017 First Quarter Results
USPS Employees invited to audition for TV ads

February 8, 2017
Community mailboxes broken, no mail for seven weeks
Postal worker, 80, sorts her last letter
Revealed: Australia's mail chief paid $4.3 million last year
APWU calls postal reform bill “a positive step forward”
Four postal unions back postal reform bill
Pennsylvania PMR Charged With Misappropriation Of Postal Funds
Minnesota: Longtime mail carrier misses interactions with residents
PMG testifies on postal reform legislation
Postal reform legislation continues momentum with union support
USPS notified UPMA in December 2016 of its intention to expand eligibility for smartphones to all
EAS-18-and-above exempt Postmasters
Could a chief innovation officer help the ailing U.S. Postal Service?

February 7, 2017
House Postal Reform Hearing Today
Balboa Island post office manager gets a hearty retirement send-off
Ridge working on bill to fix postal loophole preventing drug shipments from foreign countries
Burkey leaves postal service after 34 years
Witness List Includes Brennan, Taub and Rolando for House Committee Hearing on Postal Reform in
the 115th Congress this Tuesday
USPS rules could impact computer-vended stamps
USPS tells tiny Massachusetts town with 4 ZIP codes "It’s ‘complicated"
Postal Service finances ‘very serious but solvable’ as bipartisan action develops
Detailed Summary of the Oversight Committee Postal Reform bill
Florida mail dumper sentenced to 3 years probation
Man accuses federal government of negligence after accident with USPS employee
NAPS supports House Oversight Committee’s postal reform bill
PMG supports bi-partisan postal reform bill
Rip-Off Alert: Alert postal workers save Army veteran from jackpot scam
Testimony and Videos From Today’s Hearing On HR 756 Postal Service Reform Act of 2017
Coalition Letter Opposing the Postal Service Reform Act (H.R. 756)
Summary: The Postal Service Reform Act of 2017
Rolando Says Forcing Postal Retirees Into Medicare Is A Good Thing
Canton Woman Charged With Misappropriation Of Postal Funds
Augusta, ME Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft of Mail
Man jailed on fraud charges after impersonating postal worker in Orion Township
Postal Worker Blames Amazon for Slowing the Mail

February 6, 2017
Amazon's Super Bowl ad features a Prime Air drone delivery
Mailman takes a break from delivering packages to do donuts
Have you hugged your postman today?
Trump civil service “reforms” could include outlawing federal employee unions
Bakersfield police investigate a suspected robbery of a postal worker
USPS statement on H.R. 756, Postal Service Reform Act of 2017
Postal Supervisors Supports H.R. 756, Postal Reform Act of 2017
Reforming USPS - House committee introduces bill
Rolando to testify Tuesday on Capitol Hill Tuesday
The Postal Service is a success. Here's what Congress can do to make it better
ARE AMAZON PACKAGES DELAYING YOUR MAIL?
Scott Walker spoke with White House about taking Act 10 to Washington
OIG: Certainty Beats Speed
Memphis Man Arrested On Multiple Charges Including Robbing Two Letter Carriers
Augusta woman sentenced in mail theft

February 5, 2017
Mail Handlers President Says If Postal Reform Bill Is Passed The Postal Service’s Financial Future
Will Be More Secure
Milwaukee: SUV crashes into post office
'We are upset': Strongstown post office closes abruptly
Carper Requests GSA IG Review of Trump’s Old Post Office Building Lease
USPS celebrates WPA Posters on new forever stamp booklet
House Oversight Committee to hold hearing on postal “reform” Tuesday
FedEx to Use Self-Driving Trucks, Robots And Alexa To Make Deliveries Easier

February 4, 2017
Memphis: Neighbors tired of mail mess ups
Jacksonville couple blames post office for losing their immigration card
Postal worker makes final delivery after 56 years
Residents of Pennsylvania town upset as USPS abruptly closes their post office

February 3, 2017
Amazon stock dips as revenue disappoints
Amazon increasingly wants to be its own deliveryman
Johnstown postal carrier honored for helping save two from burning home
USPS investigating alleged dog-kicking incident
A special delivery at a San Diego post office
USPS not delivering to some residents in Bonaire neighborhood
Memphis: Suspect arrested in robbery of USPS mail carriers
Sioux City Post Office employee charged with stealing cash, gift cards
Also see: An Iowa man has pleaded not guilty to accusations that he stole mail while working for the
U.S.
76,000 Postal Retirees Will Get The Shaft While Large Mailers Say Pass The Postal Reform Bill
Video: USPS won't deliver cancer patient's medication because of snow berms and ice
Video: Postal Worker Honored for 50 Years of Service
Video: 2 Investigators: Did Postal Carrier Tip Off Burglars?
In an Age of Cybercrime, Low-Tech Thieves Target Mailboxes
Fundraiser Launched For Children Of Postal Carrier Killed In Lincoln Square

February 2, 2017
Nyack mail carrier retiring after 38 years
UK: Post office faces legal battle with 200 sub-postmasters accused of fraud and theft
Locked mailboxes didn't deter thieves
'Vibrant' postal carrier killed on job in freak Lincoln Square accident
Mailing Industry Offers Support for Postal Reform Act of 2017
Catalog Mailers Back House Oversight Committee’s New Postal Reform Bill
Couple found dead after letter carrier finds suicide note in mailbox
January's TSP continues on hot streak with all-positive returns
Federal workers turn to encryption to thwart Trump
Women’s and civil rights legend Dorothy Height honored with Forever stamp
Florida Letter Carrier Convicted of Dumping Mail
For UPS, e-commerce has become the tail that wags the big dog
NALC and APWU Statements Regarding Postal Reform Bill
Postal Service announces plan to sell historic Richmond CA post office
OIG: Accuracy of Grievance Settlement Payments
OIG: Use of the Run Plan Generator
Mail Cover: Law Enforcement Can Track Your Mail

February 1, 2017
Post office 'mishap' cost woman $200 until ABC News 4 got involved
Bexley, Harrison residents push for solution to postal problems
OMB Says USPS is Exempt From Federal Hiring Freeze
PMG and CFO Will Hold Media Call on First Quarter Financial Results on Feb. 9
Florida letter carrier accused of stealing mail
Bi-partisan postal reform bill introduced in the House
NARFE Urges Opposition to House Postal Reform Bill - Leave 76,000 Postal Retirees Benefits Intact
OIG: Is USPS Effectively Reporting Highway Contract Route Irregularities?

January 31, 2017
North Falmouth Post Office Celebrates 200 Years of Service
Roanoke: January mailbag is full of complaints - about mail
St. Louis: Ditched mail found in abandoned building
Inspectors investigating thefts from blue USPS mailboxes south of Denver
White House says LGBT protections for federal workers will remain
To resist or not, the federal employees’ dilemma
Video: USPS offers up to $50K to identify suspect that robbed and assaulted two Memphis carriers
Video: Woman's computer held hostage by fake USPS email scam
There is still time to vote for your favorite 2016 U.S. stamps

January 30, 2017
Man overcomes stroke, keeps walking route
Slow mail delivery riles Norton residents
Rural carrier recovers after crash
Rural carrier reports large scale mail theft incident in Sunny Valley area
Goodbye Mailed Social Security Paper Statements…Again
President Trump's Executive Order Relating to a Government-Wide Hiring Freeze
Inspection Service cracks down on mail theft
What postal increases mean for SMBs

January 29, 2017
Meet the Priority Mail Precious Cargo Box
FedEx is backing driver who saved American flag from burning
Memphis mail carrier assaulted, robbed while on the job
Postal worker killed after car crashes into Chicago car wash
Police, USPS probe return address drug scheme in Massachusetts town
USPS responds to more Steve Pociask inaccuracies
USPS Offering $50K Reward For Memphis Robbery Suspect

January 28, 2017
Vehicle crashes into Skokie post office
FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: We surprise over 60 mail carriers with breakfast
USPS responds to Townhall.com 'swamp draining' blog
USPS Could Tackle Food Insecurity
White House Throws Weight Behind Cutting Feds' Retirement, Health Benefits
Mail theft trend prompts USPS to change mailbox locks
Video: Mail carrier saves woman’s life in fatal Oklahoma City house fire
USPS releases new US flag stamp
USPS ASM Revision: Employee Participation in Community Service Activities
Uncle Sam’s hat is returning to U.S. stamps in 2017

January 27, 2017
Rolando: A national treasure: The U.S. Postal Service
Interactions with nudist leads postal carrier to make complaint
Postal worker assaulted, robbed of mail by 2 men in Georgetown neighborhood in D.C.
Dillon, Silverthorne post offices see major delays due to staffing shortage, high mail volumes
Trump calls for “dramatic” cuts to feds’ retirement, health benefits
Could Trump Freeze Spell Bad News for Online Sellers?
Share of U.S. Workers in Unions Falls to Lowest Level on Record
White House Calls For Cutting Retirement and Health Benefits Of Fed Future Hires
USPS responds to Townhall.com blog by Brian McNicoll
There’s so much snow in Summit County, CO that they can’t deliver the mail
Rolando: What You May Not Know About the U.S. Postal Service
Increasing Stamp Prices Distracts From Critical Systemic Reforms

January 26, 2017
Industry Groups Seek Changes to Postal Regulatory Commission Rate Making Process
Driver Leaves Hole in Granite Falls Post Office Wall
USPS mulls consolidating Lihue operations
Royal Mail to honour David Bowie with a set of 10 Special Stamps
Postal Service investigating accident involving 8-year-old hit by van
USPS should support, not impede, American small business growth
USPS is questioning whether it should be covered by President Donald Trump’s federal hiring
freeze

January 25, 2017
Montana bill would allow firearms on post office property
Postal worker accused of stealing lingerie, other items from the mail
NAPS: USPS has “reached out” to Trump regime on hiring freeze
NALC tells members Trump freeze shouldn’t affect CCA conversions
Las Vegas Woman Pleads Guilty To Possessing Stolen Mail And Counterfeiting
USPS HQ's Says Past Executive Orders That Included A Hiring Freeze Did Not Apply To USPS
OIG: Is the Margaret L. Sellers P&DC correctly processing undeliverable bulk business mail?
PRC: Postal Service Active Employees Statistical Summary

January 24, 2017
Postal worker threatens boss with steak knife, police say
Has the US federal workforce really dramatically increased?
Postal worker: Dog didn't just bite me, he attacked me
USPS ET alleges harassment, discrimination because of condition
Federal Hiring Freeze Update: No Exception for USPS? (PDF)
Wyoming letter carrier gets year in prison for stealing from the mail
Clearwater postal clerk smears bananas on cars at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate
NALC on twitter: “…freeze should not extend to USPS…[we’re] working to ensure that it does not.”
In a community of million-dollar homes, a fight over a $500 mailbox ends in court
Trump’s Hiring Freeze is Based on a Lie
Update: No exception for USPS in Trump hiring freeze order
Michigan letter carrier gets year in prison for stealing from the mail
Florida: USPS employee alleges harassment, discrimination because of medical condition
NY Duo Admits Stealing $20K Using Doctored Money Orders
Video: Mail theft ring investigation zeroing in on south Austin
First Cloud-Based Solution Certified by United States Postal Service for Full-Service Mail

January 23, 2017
Bee Springs Post Office Robbed at Gunpoint
8-year-old struck by postal van in Ann Arbor on Sunday evening
USPS Exceeded Holiday-Shopping Delivery Projection
Woman starts Change.org petition asking USPS to make changes to decrease mail theft
Trump freezes hiring of all federal employees “except the military”
Update: No exception for USPS in Trump hiring freeze order
APWU members were among the millions who participated in the Women’s March
New Congress, New President – Same Results? The Gloomy Outlook for Postal Reform
USPS numbers add up to busy season
Vancouver stamp collectors reap benefits of unique Canada Post stamp machine
FERS OVERPAYMENT RULE
Rolando: USPS is an 'American treasure'
Former postman 'inspired' by letters from across country
OIG: No Pipe Dream

January 22, 2017
Farley post office's abandoned quarters explored in new exhibition
Two New York Men Plead Guilty To Grand Larceny - Scheme Involved Doctored USPS Money Orders
Bee Springs, KY Post Office robbed at gunpoint
Bishopville, SC post office fire suspicious; 2nd blaze set near
Postal Service Should Not Be Left Out of Swamp Draining
Mail theft on the rise in all of Southern California
Bronx residents without mailboxes following spike in mail theft
Reading between the lines of the latest postal service audit on Roanoke consolidation
Forever Stamps Will Cost More Starting Sunday

January 21, 2017
Wreck sends SUV into side of downtown Waco post office
Feds to play hardball with mail thieves
Residents without mail for months due to broken mailboxes
Prescription pills popping up in Massachudsetts town's mailboxes
Video: Wisconsin Postal Worker Admits to Stealing Prescription Medications From Mail
Video: Feds team up with state, local agencies to crack down on mail thieves
Rapid City Man Found Guilty of Seven Counts of Mail Embezzlement and Theft
Lethal opioids from China getting to U.S. courtesy of Postal Service

January 20, 2017
Parcels pick up: Bemidji Post Office sees increased workload
Brexit means less junk mail for Royal Mail
Virginia Beach Residents Concerned About Mail Mess
Nonprofit Mailers Seek More Data From USPS
Dayton police: 2 juveniles rob letter carrier of $7.75 at gunpoint
USPS carrier knocks down mailbox, customer wants answers
Crescent City CA USPS Supervisor Sentenced to Six Years for Stealing Pain Medication
USPS closes retail units in Downtown Los Angeles due to anti-Trump demonstrations
Never miss a package again: Toronto inventor has a solution to missed postal deliveries
Trump’s lease of Washington’s Old Post Office raises ethics issues
South Carolina: Post office armed robber gets seven years in prison
Royal Mail shares hit after sharp drop in letter volumes
Covina CA police look for suspect who attacked postal worker, tried to burglarize home
California USPS Supervisor Burglarizes Her Employees Homes While Employees Are At Work
East Hartford man admits involvement in post office robbery
USPS Wants to Hunt Down Dark Web Criminals
Federal judge denies dismissal request by city regarding USPS lawsuit

January 19, 2017
Beloved Northbrook Mail Carrier Dies on Job
Mail Carrier Attacked in Front of Burglarized Home in Covina
City and county could pay $80,000 over postal worker's arrest
Postal Service audit finds customer service not adversely affected after Roanoke's partial
consolidation
Lance Armstrong Gets Old USPS Band Back Together for Mountain Bike Race
Former Greenville, SC postmaster pleads guilty to Tyler Perry movie rights fraud
Redlands CA transient in court over alleged attack on mail carrier
Wild Winter: Employees delivering in unusual conditions
Hillary Clinton to speak at de la Renta stamp ceremony
54-year-old Postal employee caught grinding up against a 33-year-old woman on a north-bound No.
5 train rolling through Midtown NYC

January 18, 2017
Video: Mail Carrier Beaten During Attempted Robbery In The Bronx
Video: $11,000 in Checks Stolen From USPS Mailbox in East Harlem
Video: USPS, Cape police investigate case of mail fraud
Ex-New Mexico postal workers sentenced for destroying mail
OIG: Flexible Workforce
Stamp prices going up Sunday
Post office mural rooted in Elgin, art history
Trump eyes 20 percent slash of federal workers

January 17, 2017
UK: Life as a Post Office employee: Shocked, scared, crying, and in total fear for their future
OPM Disability Retirements: The Silence Erupting in the Room
Illinois postman charged after credit cards missing on his route
Walgreens and FedEx Team Up to Offer FedEx Dropoff and Pickup at Walgreens Locations
Nationwide
Tennessee letter carrier gets probation for hoarding mail at her home
Outgoing OPM chief warns against Trump hiring freeze
Report: Postal Inspection Service Hiring 30+ Specialists with Bitcoin Experience
Ohio letter carrier hanging it up after nearly 50 years.
Eagle River, AK Post Office closed with crime scene tape following vandalism
Postal Service disavows Robert E. Lee notice on Springdale office
Video: Message from the APWU President - Staples Stopped
USPS Employees Invited To Join Health Program
First Week of Congress and UPMA Legislative Advocacy Day
One of the most interesting Christmas cards you’ll come across
NPMHU Membership to Vote on Ratification of Tentative 2016 National Agreement
Video: Sales Careers Deliver at USPS

January 16, 2017
Martin Luther King Day
Mail Thieves Strike Oakley Neighborhood
PRC Issues Annual Report to the President and Congress (PDF)
Communities and Postal Workers United Winter 2017 Newsletter (PDF)
Berkeley Loses a Round in Fight Over Downtown Post Office
Why you can expect speedier First Day Cover servicing in 2017
USPS to close some DC post offices, not deliver in some zones on inauguration day

January 15, 2017
Jan. 20 Inauguration Day postmark announced
JFK Forever Stamp to be Dedicated on Presidents Day
Mail carriers struggle with snow in Bend
Fort Worth police assist postal inspector in vehicle pursuit of mail thieves
Change in Alaska bypass mail staging area has left store shelves emptier than ever in Quinhagak
Postal Service's appointed rounds in Portland area are icy and dicey these days
Love, sharks & mailmen

January 14, 2017
Suit claims Richmond Main Post Office altered timesheets to keep costs down
They went fishing for mail, police say. Now they've been caught
Suspended Pittsburgh postmaster found guilty of obstructing law, other charges
Jury returns mixed verdict
An inside look at what winter is like for mail carriers
Spokane Valley neighbors frustrated over mailman who won't deliver
Video shows man using counterfeit master key to steal mail from San Jose apartment complex
Video: Texas woman fears $100 gift card she mailed was stolen by a letter carrier
Video: Lake County, FL letter carrier arrested on mail theft charges

January 13, 2017
Postal worker assaulted delivering mail in Johnson City
FedEx moves into Walgreens stores
Bottle bomb in mailbox (mail carrier finds out about it 8 days later by news story in local paper)
Tampa Bay postal worker guilty of stealing $2 million in Social Security checks
Bakersfield residents frustrated by continued mail thefts
Two Philadelphia carriers accused of using their mail routes to distribute large quantities of
marijuana
Mail thieves steal from hundreds at Nevada trailer park
Trial closes for Pittsburgh postmaster
Video: They went fishing for mail in Florida, police say - Now they’ve been caught
Video: Neighbors Stealing From Neighbors
Michigan carrier accused of stealing $69,000 in checks from mail
Pittsburgh postmaster trial to go to deliberations
OIG: Developing a Successful Enterprise Information Security Policy
Video: Pilfering From The Post Office: Employee Admits To Stealing Cash, Gifts While Processing
Mail

January 12, 2016
NYC postal worker admits to pilfering $1,200 a week for four years from mail
Postal workers fight ice, snow to deliver mail in storm
At least 12 delivery truck robberies reported in Chicago in 6 weeks
Michigan mail carrier accused of stealing nearly $70,000 in checks
Tampa Bay postal worker guilty of stealing $2 million in Social Security checks
Obamacare repeal could affect health care coverage for postal workers
USPS investigates mailbox thefts in Massachusetts town
National Postal Museum director retires after 14 years leading Smithsonian branch
Video: Georgia mail carrier saves man who slipped on ice
USPS investigates mailbox thefts in West Bridgewater, MA
Rolando: Postal reform will strengthen USPS service

January 11, 2016
Man claims postal truck hit him, knocked him unconscious while on his bicycle
Armed Robberies of Delivery Drivers a Growing Problem in Chicago
The FSS: A Hopeless Case
Will Publishers Pay for the USPS's FSS Fiasco?
Mail carrier fainted when arrested, taken for evaluation
Pittsburgh postmaster denies allegations at trial
Is your mail late? USPS struggling to drive in this snow
Vandals set San Benito postal mailbox on fire
How postal workers removed the Staples
Amazon’s aggressive warehouse and shipping strategy is paying off
Heartless postal worker busted for stealing cash, kid’s letter to Santa
USPS quietly raises price of “forever” stamps
Mail Truck Robbed In Chicago's Park Manor Is Third In Three Days
Packages and mail taken from postal vehicle on South Side Chicago
Postal IG Praises Empowerment Act
Video: Man tracks package thieves down to get his stuff back

January 10, 2017
Man Who Wrote More Than $100,000 of Bad Checks at Texas Post Offices Sentenced to Five Years
in Federal Prison
New Target in Trump Era: Postal Reform
Designing a First Class Meal
Neighborhood frustrated by recurring mail mix-ups
Beware: Chaffetz committee plans broad agenda affecting federal workers
Postal carrier robbed at gunpoint on Southeast Side, sketch released
Lost, damaged letters rile Ohio customers
Newark's Springfield Avenue post office hits a bump in the delivery road

January 9, 2017
Mysterious box with child's car seat locks down post office
Would Removing Job Security Improve the USPS?
The Mailman Has Won: USPS Plans Delivery Truck, Drone Launcher
Letter returned to Denver woman 70 years after she mailed it
Video: Arizona postal worker indicted for mail theft
Woman Says Postal Worker Killed Her Dog With Her Prescription Pills
Expensive postage leads to report of simple assault at Athens GA post office
JFK Forever stamp to be dedicated on Presidents Day
Mailing marijuana is a popular way to distribute the drug — but illegal
Iowa postmaster sentenced to probation in theft case
Inside the French Postal Service's IoT God Mode
Video: APWU President Dimondstein Inaugural Speech
Rolando: Appropriate reforms can keep Postal Service strong
U.S. Postal Service truck burglarized in Englewood - Chicago
Two Milwaukee men charged with stealing packages of people's porches

January 8, 2017
The Most Endangered Jobs of 2016 - Mail Carrier, the most endangered job.
Kansas man admits role in $3.5M identity theft scheme
Letter carrier doesn't mind delivering in -20 weather
Michigan NALC Sergeant-at-Arms Sentenced For Embezzlement

January 7, 2017
Fellow employees testify at trial for suspended Pittsburgh postmaster
Mailman builds a ramp so an old dog can still greet him
Mail delivery issues hitting Columbus neighborhood
Why Workers Everywhere Should Be Scared by Kentucky’s Assault on Unions
GOP bill would eliminate union representation and other protections for new postal workers
Postal Service Steps Up Security After Rash Of Delivery Truck Robberies
The GOP War With The Federal Workforce Will Hurt Black Workers The Most
Could a Privatized USPS Follow on Cancelled Staples Contract?
Rep. Susan Davis Re-Introduces Bipartisan Resolution to Protect Door Delivery of Mail
Homeless use of Santa Rosa post office lobbies prompts nighttime closure

January 6, 2017
Runaway dogs lead to mysterious investigation involving mailman in NJ
Amazon pushes the envelope with patent for underground delivery system
USPS Announces Another 14 Stamps for 2017
Vehicle crashes into post office - again!
Lunar New Year Stamp Rings in 2017
Love Takes to the Air Tomorrow on New Love Skywriting Forever Stamp
Texas City Carrier Assistant pleads guilty to stealing cash, gift cards and medication
Two teens are arrested in Conneaut mail box fire
Nearly one-third of federal websites haven’t converted to HTTPS
Post Office wanted to ditch town until we ‘shamed’ them
Northern Iowa woman must pay more than $6,000 in restitution that authorities say she took while
working for the U.S. Postal Service
USPS at CES? Why the national mail carrier is at the world’s biggest tech expo

January 5, 2017
Injured postal worker who worked as personal trainer faces five years
Postal supervisor used position to illegally import steroids
Just do it! Carrier not bothered by cold temps
Congressional Republicans adopt rule that could slash feds’ pay
USPS to halt retail sales at Staples stores, APWU to drop boycott
USPS Postal Inspectors hit the streets to help carriers
2017 USPS Leave and Payroll Calendar
Video: Investigation begins after East Texas mail theft caught on camera
Mauriceville, TX residents express their concerns with postal service

January 4, 2017
Trial for Pittsburgh Postmaster to Begin
Rolando: Postal Service business is up, deficit is all politics
Ferguson retires after 23 years as USPS clerk in Atmore
Cedar Park neighborhood mailboxes broken into 3 times in 3 months
Postal carrier walks twelve miles a day
David Roth hangs up mailbag after 34 years
Postal truck driver robbed in south Chicago
Second mail carrier robbed in Chicago in two days
Contractor accused of misclassifying drivers to deprive them of rights
Woman expecting toy shipment gets seven pounds of marijuana in the mail
Residents angry over poor service from Bexley, Ohio post office
Mail truck crashes on I-10 near Mississippi-Louisiana state line
Feds investigate Brentwood mail collection box break-in
Virginia Postal Carrier and Guardian Angel
Unannounced cardinal forever envelope sold in Ohio

January 3, 2017
Wake Forest mail carrier talks about saving packages from her burning truck
Local Postal Legend Retires
Price of Forever Stamps to Increase This Month
USPS Expands Use of SV Scanners for Better Tracking
Calvert retires after 40 years with the Postal Service
Surface Visibility program expands
Drone Package Delivery Faces Complex Logistical Hurdles
USPS employee recognized for catching renegade bug
Driver files suit over alleged injuries in Bay Pines Boulevard accident with USPS driver
USPS Takes a Look Ahead at 2017

January 2, 2017
How a mail-order opioid operation took root on the high plains of Texas
USPS gears up for another busy year

January 1, 2017
New Years Day
Mail carrier tries to save packages from being stolen
Mail thieves hit northeast Bend OR; Police recover items from 27 homes
Out of the Attic: Practice for when the mail went by rail
Missouri letter carrier seriously hurt when mail truck is rear-ended
Postal Worker Robbed of Keys in East Harlem Project
Packages stolen from Port Orchard post office

December 31, 2016
Unbelievable: Tallahassee postal worker caught on camera driving onto lawn and throwing package
15 feet
High Turnover Called a Drawback to Using Temp Workers
Napa developer purchases historic post office
Video: Woman Arrested For Bay Area Mail Theft
Mayville postmaster reflects on 18 years with the Postal Service
Video: Kanas mail carrier tries to save packages from being stolen

December 30, 2016
Mail carrier robbed in NE Baltimore
Postal worker hospitalized after assault in south Austin
Korte Co. building USPS distribution center in Oregon
Former Washington State postal worker sentenced to 90 days incarceration after pleading guilty to
insurance fraud
K-9 teams sniff out $5M in drugs for postal service
N.J. man punched postal clerk in the face on Christmas Eve, feds say
Video: Woman arrested for Bay Area mail theft
Washington postal worker gets 90 days’ incarceration for 10-year health insurance theft
Work begins on $92.5 million USPS distribution center in Oregon
New Postal Rates Will Boost Costs for Charities
Mailbox explosion damages home in Morrison, IL
Postal Service seeks supplier for benchmarking vehicle fleet maintenance

December 29, 2016
Gunman holds up mailman in East Harlem, demands his keys
Postal workers put their stamp on San Angelo
Piles of snow causes problems for postal workers
Mail carrier injured by paintball in Chicago
Oscar de la Renta to be Featured on 2017 US Postage Stamps
Video: Mail carriers make Christmas possible during busy holiday season
Amazon Starts Flexing Muscle in New Space: Air Cargo
Postal workers take on extra hours to make Christmas a success
Video: Postal worker literally drops packages at front door
OIG: Where are the Postal Service’s Trailers?
OIG: What improvements can the Postal Service make in their Kaizen process?

December 28, 2016
Berkeley Heights Letter Carrier Saves Elderly Man's Life
Amazon changes delivery landscape
Vehicle smashes into Lansing post office
USPS online Christmas package returns add striking influx
Driver crashes through wall of Jackson County post office
Elderly woman crashes into Talent post office
For 46 years, retiring Marysville postman delivered more than mail
Postal Service offers Alabama woman reimbursement after dead birds delivery
2017 USPS Pay Period Calendar
If you have employer health insurance, an Obamacare repeal will affect you too
Video: Thieves Steal Bank of Mailboxes From San Jose Neighborhood
APWU, USPS Sign Agreement For Offices Without a Local Union Structure
Video: Colorado carrier saves elderly man he found injured in freezing weather
Postal Service offers up to $5K to solve Pomfret, VT burglary
OIG: Fiscal Year 2016 Statistical Tests
South Austin neighborhood target for mail thieves

December 27, 2016
Video: FedEx driver uses windshield as a ramp for package, leaves package in the snow
Amazon: On the road to autonomy
Synthetic opioids are getting into the US by mail
A Mail Carrier's Job During the Holidays
Why the U.S. Post Office chose Chino to debut new love stamp
Residents concerned over Christmas mail theft in West Omaha neighborhoods
Pollster says fewer Americans used the Postal Service this holiday season, but his own numbers
say otherwise
What newly surfaced atomic bomb postal history teaches us
Presents under the tree? Don’t thank Santa — thank Ben

December 26, 2016
USPS carrier in Pomona throws package, FedEx worker places it
For mail carriers, Christmastime is a ‘year in a month’
Video: Mail thefts lead post office to stop delivering mail in Albuquerque neighborhood
VIDEO: South Carolina postal worker sings ‘O Holy Night’ while sorting mail
Video: Heart attack survivor meets 'angels' who saved him     A nurse - A sales person - and a letter
carrier
Postal service struggles leave Bay Area residents searching for their mail
Toy for Joy brings Christmas cheer; postal workers help carry program toward fundraising goal

December 25, 2016
Christmas Day
USPS Will Make Deliveries on Christmas Day
Beloved Austin Postal Worker Makes Final Delivery
New Jersey Postal Carrier's Quick Thinking Saves Customer's Life
Delivering more than mail
Mail carrier becomes Santa, surprises Syracuse woman who lost her husband
How are you doing at the North Pole? Post office responds to Hoboken kids letters to Santa
Busy day for mail carriers on the last delivery day before Christmas

December 24, 2016
Postal Service explains reasons for Ypsilanti mail delivery delays
Only in Arkansas: Mailman Plays Santa
Obama Administration Makes Long-Desired Change to Postal Service Pensions
Patrons flock to little post office of Bethlehem, NH
Postal Workers Grant Kid's Christmas Wish
Postal worker finds his calling in color
US Postal Service battles financial, staffing issues

December 23, 2016
UPS driver injured by gunfire in Chester, Delaware County
Free Shipping for Goodwill Donations
Birthday gift gone wrong: Six dead canaries delivered in crushed box with tire tracks
USPS Truck Overturns in Vegas Area
Late-night deliveries commonplace in Bay Area
Hustle and bustle: Watch what it takes to deliver for USPS during holidays
Valuable stamps stolen from Newport Harbor Stamp Co.
Boulder postal carrier recognized for lifesaving effort
FedEx and UPS are seeing record online shipments; delays abound

December 22, 2016
Mailbox stolen from outside West Miami-Dade USPS office
2016 in Review, in Just 10 Words
7-Eleven Drones Already Delivering Goods
Dimondstein: New Direction for USPS in New Administration?
Advance Notice of PRC's Review of Rates and Products (PDF)
Judge Rejects Private Carriers’ Bid to Keep USPS Contract Routes
USPS: A season of success - ‘Significant achievements to be proud of’
Brooklyn postal worker opened mail, stole gift cards, bought sex toys
New Jersey postal carrier's quick thinking saves customer's life
VIDEO: One of Santa's elves moonlighting as Carneys Point mailman
Video: A Day In The Life Of A Letter Carrier
Mahwah, NJ Postal Worker Was Drunk On Route
Focus: Why you should appreciate the Postal Service right now
OIG: Non-Career Employee Turnover
Strange places the U.S. Christmas seal has been spotted

December 21, 2016
Behind the scenes as Syracuse postal workers tackle holiday onslaught
I-Team 8: USPS employees stealing mail; targeting of drugs for vets on the rise
USPS made an ornament that displays package tracking updates
Postal worker campaign activity investigated - Comments (0 Comments)
'Systemic financial challenges' overshadow successful 2016 for USPS)
Postal Workers Clocking Overtime This Christmas
Mail carrier using Christmas as farewell tour
Postal Truck Hijacked in North Harris County  |  Letter carrier carjacked in NE Houston  |  Witness
Recounts Scary Robbery
Right wing Wisconsin talk show host targets postal workers for supporting Clinton
Staff shakeup at Michigan post office leads to confusion, mail misplaced
Video: Reward offered after hijacked mail truck is recovered
Video: Florida man attacks letter carrier for not getting him his package fast enough
Wisconsin Postal Employees Under Investigation For Campaigning For Hillary Clinton and Russ
Feingold
Scammers Arrested After 'Fishing' for Cash in Uptown Mailboxes
Pols to USPS: Put back the blue mailboxes

December 20, 2016
Milwaukee post office robbed at gunpoint
Postal Service hires more Santa Rosa mail carriers
USPS ramps up efforts during holiday rush
Postal carriers feel heat on busiest mailing day of the year
PRC Commences First Broad Review of Postal Ratemaking System
Video: APWU Says Together We Stopped the TPP - Trump Says He Will Withdraw From Trans-Pacific
Partnership On First Day In Office
‘Incompetent’ criminal who took mailbox keys will serve just over a year in prison
The Anaktuvuk Pass post office is still closed, while holiday celebrations are right around the
corner  

December 19, 2016
With no remaining governors, the USPS delivers itself into uncharted waters
Reinforced mailbox outside post office still cracked by thieves
The Busiest Mailing Day is Upon Us
Delivering packages in the bitter cold
USPS holiday spray-on postmark misses the mark
The Postal Service plans to end COD home delivery
South Carolina postal worker saves customer from scammer
The Great British Post Office Decline And Deception
California Postal Worker Sues for Disability Discrimination
Driver Killed When Postal Truck Flips on Danville Highway Spilling Packages
The President Reappoints Robert Taub and Mark Acton as PRC Commissioners
Six carriers first delivered mail in city in 1873
Carrier Close Call
Letter carriers fill Santa's shoes, delivering Christmas gifts
OIG: Forever and Ever

December 18, 2016
Cleveland: Man wearing postal uniform shot and killed in drive by
Video: Postal imposter spotted stealing packages in California town
USPS, Mail Handlers Union reach tentative contract agreement

December 17, 2016
Amazon drivers say they are pushed to the limit as holiday deliveries reach a frenzy
Desperate Amazon workers sleeping in tents
Many battle brutal cold to get the job done in Grand Forks
Postal Service offers $50K reward after mail carrier robberies
Odessa: One hurt in crash into post office
Postal Clerk Saves Miltary Veteran from Lottery Sweepstakes Scam
The shipping industry is poised for massive upheaval. Can FedEx weather the storm?
Video: Disappearing Mailboxes Annoy Bronx Neighbors in Midst of Holidays
Man wearing postal uniform fatally shot in Cleveland
Reward offered in burglary of Texas Post Office

December 16, 2016
Postal Workers Dealing With Arctic Blast starring our own Nancy Benson
Postal worker shot and killed while delivering mail to her own house in rural Nevada
USPS scrambles to keep up with holiday mail
NLRB Orders Postal Union to Pay Back Members
GoFundMe created for carrier who saved packages from burning truck
OSHA fines USPS $178K after inspectors find safety hazards at Merrifield VA distribution center
A 19th century mail drone with flapping wings would have beaten Amazon by 124 years
Video: Man rigs bait package with blank shotgun shell to deter thieves
Video: How your postal carrier battles freezing temperatures
World’s Largest Post Office to Serve 7 Million Customers on Year’s Busiest Mailing Day
NAPS: JOINT STATEMENT ON VIOLENCE AND BEHAVIOR IN THE WORKPLACE
Mail stolen in Gilbert, AZ serves as holiday reminder, postal officials hope

December 15, 2016
Postal Service’s future uncertain with empty Board of Governors
Husband of slain Mason Valley postal worker arrested, charged with 1st degree murder
Express mail refund policy adjusted for Dec. 22-25
Post Office: Keep your porch light on!
Undelivered mail found in Port-A-Potty in Macomb Township
Postal Service's augmented reality app delivers cheer for the holidays
Video: USPS responds to delayed mail in Albemarle County, VA
Video: USPS Teams Up With Volunteer Elves To Bring Christmas Cheer
OIG Audit: Most Favored Customer Pricing
Michigan postal worker braves bitter cold temperatures
USPS tells customers to track packages after semi fire
Amazon completes first drone delivery
Carjacker in Detroit targets FedEx truck with more than 200 packages
2017 USPS Price Change Recap

December 14, 2016
Letter to the man in the white postal truck
Semi truck fire destroys USPS mail
A symphony of shipping at USPS distribution center
Video: Postal worker and good Samaritan save Christmas by pulling packages from burning mail
truck
Fire destroys postal truck in Wake Forest neighborhood
Cheshire Man Defrauded USPS of $750K in Bulk Mail Scheme
Priority Mail Express Refund Policy Adjusted For Dec. 22-25
Today Show to air segment on USPS program Operation Santa this Friday
Sharing the spirit - USPS employees offering seasonal sentiments
U.S. Postal Service’s Augmented Reality App Builds Excitement for Holiday Gift Deliveries
OIG: Establishing New Retail Access Points
APWU: New Leave Year Begins Jan. 7

December 13, 2016
SUV crashes into post office
Postal workers hustling during the holidays
Billerica residents express concerns about postal trucks on residential roads
Livingston Parish couple seeks more than $5 million after accident with USPS employee
Detroit woman claims post office lost father's remains
UPS, FedEx Struggle to Keep Up With Surge in Holiday Orders
Skywriter to Recreate Love Skywriting Stamp
USPS apologizes to Castaic residents for postal worker behavior
OIG: And Then There Were None
POM Revision: Modes of Delivery
2017 Social Security and Medicare Tax Withholding Rates and Limits

December 12, 2016
Task force recommends Canada Post sell medical marijuana in order to survive
Two weeks until Christmas: The rush to mail out gifts, letters
Graphic: Packages are on the rise for the USPS
Video: California post office thieves steal mail trucks, lead deputies on chase
APWU: Landmark Arbitration Decision Upholding Craft Assignments and Job Posting Rights
Video: Rudolph, Wisconsin post office is extra busy for holiday season
How the murals at the Ontario, California Post Office got there
FedEx Workers Hard At Work With Busy Holiday Shipping Season
Parking next to a hydrant a violation, even for delivery drivers
US Postal Service prepares for record-breaking Christmas
Charlottesville designer part of team behind Nativity Forever stamp
Protest and Suicide at French Postal Services
Video: 'Tis the season for porch pirates: How to outsmart thieves

December 11, 2016
The eye-catching pieces of U.S. postal stationery that command big prices
5 Most Frequently Asked Questions About the Postal 473 Exam
Cote d'Ivoire adopts what3words for addressing system
USPS responds to Forbes article on allowing private companies access to your mailbox
Gladstone neighbors claim mail isn't being delivered
Man in Ski Mask Robs Postal Worker on Detroit's East Side

December 10, 2016
The mystery of why mail carriers wear shorts has been revealed
Man caught on camera breaking into mailboxes in Omaha community
Woman held captive saved after writing note to UPS driver
Postal truck hits tree, garage after mailman forgets to put it in park
USPS Adds Sunday Package Delivery For Areas Affected by Blizzard
Residents of Missouri town claim mail isn’t being delivered
APWU Receives Favorable Arbitration Award in SPSS dispute
USPS responds to Forbes article by Steve Pociask
Postal Service Can’t Nix Suit Over Political Stamps
Video: Virginia Senators call for postal service improvements

December 9, 2016
Mail carrier retires after 30 years
Charlotte residents not happy with no mail, late mail
California package thief gets box filled with dog poop
Memphis post office braces for holiday peak shipping
USPS becoming more of a package delivery service
Video: man stole holiday mail, packages from post office to support drug habit
Police say Texas woman threatened postal supervisor's life
Pennsylvania Auditor General Supports Legislation to Close Loophole which Allows Lethal Drugs to
Enter U.S. through Postal Service
Downed phone wires hit postal vehicle with worker inside in Beaverton, OR area
OIG: Can the Postal Service increase its mail processing productivity?


December 8, 2016
'Tis the Online Season to Modernize Mailbox Regulations
USPS to Install Secure Mailboxes After 'Fishing' Spree
Time to revise Postal Service governance model?
Post Office's Governing Board is Empty, And It's Bernie's Fault
Las Cruces: Postal Service investigating mailbox break-ins
Video: Authorities search for suspect in Pennsylvania post office robbery
Motorist seeks more than $800,000 in damages after collision with USPS employee
Video: 911 Call Released after Mail Carrier Attacked on Milwaukee’s East Side
Woman sentenced to five years in prison for stealing mail from more than 900 Spokane residents
First UPS Delivery eBike Debuts In Portland, OR
Christmas Stamps for 2016 from around the world
OIG: Postal Service Board of Governors’ Travel and Miscellaneous Expenses for Fiscal Year 2016

December 7, 2016
USPS looks into abandoned mail at Phoenix condo complex
Video: Man unable to get package after tracking package from USPS
A first-class connection: Jacksonville IL post office provides a special place for letters to Santa
How the U.S. Postal Service could enable smart cities
Going postal at Christmas
Video: Federal investigation underway into mailman assault in Kentucky
Video: USPS Brings Holiday Cheer To Families In Need
‘Operation Santa’ Kicks Off For 104th Year In New York City

December 6, 2016
Postal Service Out of Control! (Literally)
What Americans told USPS about drone delivery
USPS narrows field of finalists to six for new delivery vehicles
USPS seeking off-the-shelf, right-hand drive delivery vehicles
Postal inspector on mailbox thefts: 'It really has become an unacceptable matter'
Postal Service expects 12% increase in packages this year
Postal Service expects busiest mail day on Dec. 19
GOP Readies Cuts to Federal Workforce Under Trump
Bushwick residents without regular mail service for months
Video: See how this North Syracuse facility sifts through Central NY's mail
Men accused of postal theft, cashing business checks

December 5, 2016
Eight weeks of testing completed on water at downtown Abilene post office
Florida 'Postal Grinch' arrested again, this time for armed robbery
Postal Regulatory Commission to Hire a General Counsel
Company renovates former Wichita Falls postal distribution center
Postlandia: 2017 Calendar of Post Offices and Places
3 sentenced in ‘egregious’ case of mail theft
Federal investigation underway into assault on Louisville letter carrier
Tribeca man accused of beating mailman acquitted of all charges
Canada Post contracts ratified by union members
USPS issues stamps for your holiday needs
Yes, you can ship live birds through the U.S. Postal Service
Sender of Civil War-era letters identified
After Being Evacuated Due To Wildfires "Our post office is open, and our letter carriers are on their
routes," said the Gatlinburg, TN postmaster
USPS Video: Delivering thanks - Top leaders praise employees in video
OIG: The OIG Reports to Congress
Video: Kansas couple catches suspects stealing mail in broad daylight

December 4, 2016
Couple catch package thief who they say targeted their home
Update on the Postal Service Reform Act of 2016
Cast your ballot in Linn's U.S. stamp poll
Police: 'Postal Grinch' caught opening post office packages

December 3, 2016
Letter carrier's legs crushed after being hit by driver while working from back of mail truck
Wichita neighborhood is without mail for five months
Video: DC Postal Workers on Edge After Local Carrier Assaulted, Robbed
Video: Second Memphis letter carrier robbed at gunpoint within weeks
Video: no charges for Vermont driver who hit carrier working out of back of mail truck
Postal legislation from lame duck Congress unlikely
Judge tosses five of seven charges against Tribeca man accused of battering postal worker

December 2, 2016
Postal workers tribute to retired/deceased postal carrier Bob Goza
Houston: Residents catch mailman throwing mail on the ground
Mailman testifies that Tribeca resident beat him up, hurled racist insults
Mailman saves mail before scrambling from burning truck
Mother 'attacked' for breastfeeding in public at post office
Blood incidents prompt OSHA to fine Brooklyn Postal Service location $342,000
Postal Reform Could Help Hold Down Health Premiums for Non-Postal Federal Employees, CBO Says
Private Carriers Sue Post Office to Keep Routes
Video: Three charged with theft, accused of breaking into mailboxes in Austin TX
Postcard from Ireland delivered after 30 years
Video: Philly cops, ATF release video of person of interest in Center City package bombing
Video: Texas neighbors struggle to find answers after $8,000 in checks stolen
Video: Florida residents say mail not picked up or dropped off in Poinciana neighborhood

December 1, 2016
Ocoee Post Office Destroyed by Tornado
Albuquerque attorney says letter carrier refuses to deliver mail
Muslim woman says she was denied service at Grand Central Terminal post office
NALC: Penalty Overtime Exclusion Period Starts December 3
SUV crashes into lobby of Dothan post office
USPS testing high-tech email preview service in NYC
Video: Long Beach Police, Postal Inspectors Launch Sting To Catch Mail Package Thieves
USPS Guidance offered on FEHB categories
Video: Center City Philadelphia, PA Letter Bomb Victim  – My Life Changed On That Day
NAPS: Tell Congress: Protect CSRS Retirees Against Steep Medicare Premium Increase
Three Wichita Post Offices to Open Retail Windows On Sunday During the Holidays
Akron postal employee foils would-be robber
Allstate Pays $450,000 to Postal Worker Struck by Teen Driver
Oakland police investigating mail thefts, check fraud
OIG: Does the Postal Service Effectively Manage Mileage Variance?
OIG: Is USPS Effectively Using Kaizen Teams to Make Process Improvements?
OIG: Is information technology infrastructure protected at the Margaret Sellers P&DC?

November 30, 2016
More complaints about mail carriers in Apopka
Picture perfect: Employee's efforts make global news
Fresno man tries to mail puppies to North Carolina
Arizona postal workers watch for package thieves
The Decline of the Postal Service and the Rise of Fake News
Popular forever stamps a headache for postal auditors
Canada Post segment records $60 million loss before tax in third quarter, blames workers
Massachusetts mail truck catches fire
'All good things have to end': Postmaster retires after 60 years
Video: Seattle package theft season has arrived
Unions encourage elimination of Postal Service pre-funding requirement

November 29, 2016
Video: Oklahoma woman alleges letter, check stolen from post office
Police in California town using ‘bait’ package to deter thieves
Mural panel at Durham NH Post Office depicting Native American questioned
Mail carrier comes to the aid of Utah man who fell from his boat
Investigators looking for man who tried to rob Bothell mail carrier
Trump will violate contract on Washington’s Old Post Office as soon as he is inaugurated

November 28, 2016
With declining volumes, Finland's postal service offering $73 buddy walks with the elderly
Letter Carriers Hail Postal Surplus, Call for Reform
Minnesota mail carrier saves packages from burning truck
Mail thefts leave Corona Heights residents frustrated
USPS ready for record Cyber Monday
USPS Collaborates with Industry Leaders to Share & Promote Marketing Knowledge
UK Post Office strike to disrupt Christmas mail, says union
Is It Legal To Mail Marijuana From One Legal State To Another?
$50,000 reward offered in attempted robbery of  Bothell, WA Carrier
Mail found in creek near Timmonsville, SC reportedly stolen from mailboxes
Postal Service critics complaining about red ink ignore facts
OIG: Peak Package Season Prep

November 27, 2016
Postal worker assaulted in Northeast D.C
CPWU Calls for Massive Protests on Inauguration Day
What Unions Got Wrong About Trump
Never Stamps: A $3.5 Billion Postal Subsidy?
Neck injury leads to time card investigation, shake-up at Richmond post office
Documents show letter carriers’ pay reduced at Richmond PO
USPS responds to another right wing attack
Those daring young men who delivered mail in their flying machines
Video: Riverbank, CA package thief shamed on social media, but other crooks await Cyber Monday

November 26, 2016
As holidays approach, firms fight back against porch piracy
Mural from former Ukiah Post Office returns to city
USPS Prepares for Record Breaking Cyber Monday
Amazon Black Friday Sales Set a Staggering Record
USPS Big Rig Overturns in California
Missouri postal worker recognized for rescue of motorist and child
USPS Responds to American Spectator article by Jesse Hathaway
Video: USPS Holiday 2016 Hippo TV Commercial
Jacksonville Post Office audited after four perfect inventory reports
Video: How to protect yourself from porch package thieves

November 25, 2016
Canadians prepared to accept reductions in postal delivery frequencies
Postal carrier honored for 45 years of service
Mail carriers rescue kitten trapped in storm drain
Michigan Man Gets Two Years in Prison For Stealing Mail And Cashing Forged Checks
Ohio woman accused of trying to run down letter carrier
Video: Letter returned to Clark County sender 29 years after postmark
Texas mail carrier crashes on North Side

November 24, 2016
Thanksgiving Day
Postal carrier too short to reach mailboxes in Bronx building
Package Thieves Pick the Wrong Postal Worker
One Hurt After Package Explodes in Philadelphia
Memphis: $50K Reward Offered After Robbery of USPS Letter Carrier
Canadians open to ending door-to-door delivery, government-commissioned poll finds

November 23, 2016
Northeast Ohio residents hit by thieves stealing packages from porches
Bakersfield: Residents frustrated with mail theft, USPS fighting back with new mailboxes
2016 Christmas Holiday Facts for APWU Members
Fire at Chicago's Old Main Post Office
Amazon’s Holiday Deliveries Face Turbulence From Pilot Strike
Video: Mail carrier robbed at gunpoint in Tennessee
Postal Service showcases more 2017 stamps
Right to Work Foundation-Backed Employees Force Postal Union Bosses to Disgorge $1 Million
Diverted from APWU Backpay Award
Wounded Warrior Leave
Modifications to the 110 HCR Subcontracting Awards Must be Discussed at National Level
Forever Mississippi: A stamp is coming for state’s 200th birthday

November 22, 2016
Future Uncertain for Bowling Green Postal Facility
Postal Service Hiring Holiday Seasonal Workers Throughout SoCal
Aftermath of Scott Walker's Act 10 in Wisconsin (a model for Trump?)
McCaskill Urges Protections for Rural Delivery as Congress Considers Postal Reform
Trump Team Won’t Say Whether New Administration Will Cut or Close Any Federal Agencies
Salvation Army bell ringers no longer allowed at Paso Robles CA post office
Video: Man Injured After Package Explodes in Philadelphia
UPS Launches Chatbot
Video: Report criticizes USPS handling of marijuana
Video: Broken Arrow, OK Man Sentenced In Death Of Postal Worker
OIG: What Do You Think about the Postal Service’s Newest Package Sorter?
Boom on postal truck hits traffic signal
Mystery Solved: A Michigan Woman Says She Mailed Civil War Letters to the Post Office
State Police Warned Of ‘Porch Pirates'

November 21, 2016
Comedian's hilarious history of postal abbreviations for states
USPS OIG Report: Conducive and Convenient CPUs
Trump has a plan for government workers. They're not going to like it
OIG: Opinion on the U.S. Postal Service's Fiscal Year 2016 Closing Package Financial Statements
Postal worker dies after being thrown from, crushed by vehicle
Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine Urge U.S. Postal Service Reforms
Postal service paving job seems pretty pricey
More known about Jack-o’-Lantern stamp die-cut errors

November 20, 2016
Georgia residents on Happy Valley Circle scared to check mail
How did a stampless Christmas card make it through the mail?
FedEx chief meets with Trump

November 19, 2016
This mom's choice: Nurse her baby or quit the Postal Service
VIDEO: USPS Holiday 2016 Hippo TV Commercial
Man punches postal carrier in the face, refuses to explain to police
APWU: In Stinging Rebuke, NLRB Rules USPS-Staples Deal Violated Federal Law
Video: Mail carrier tackles, pins package thief to the ground on Milwaukee’s east side
"Reinstate NALC Steward Angela" Protest At SF Against Workplace Bullying/Union Busting
Letter Carrier robbed at gunpoint in Detroit
Postal label addressed to Titanic expected to raise $20,000 at auction
OIG: Is USPS Safeguarding Vehicles and Mail from Extreme Weather Events?

November 18, 2016
USPS Deploys 5,000 Honeywell Handheld Devices
Raleigh, NC: Mail deliveries at 3 am
Two rural South Texas post offices burglarized in a week
USPS delivers letters from Santa
Case of mailman accused of pepper-spraying dog lands in federal court
Mailman assault suspect faces federal charge
What Trump's Triumph Tells Us About Marketers' Needs & Publishers’ Opportunities
A Study Tests the Safety of Women Using Abortion Pills Sent by Mail
In stinging rebuke, NLRB rules USPS-Staples deal violated Federal law
Are Postal Workers Stealing Illegal Cannabis Shipments?

November 17, 2016
Watchdog report highlights need for bold Postal Service reform
Waverly Point Residents Say Mail Service a Nightmare
USPS removes delivered package from man's mailbox, leaves bill
The Black Vault: Management Alert for New York Inbound International Service Center
Postal Workers Put Marijuana at Risk of Theft by Coworkers, Audit Finds
Royal Mail says Brexit uncertainty causing dip in junk mail sent by post
There’s a new holiday-themed computer-vended stamp
Complaints surge over USPS in Bay Area town
Authorities: Woman, 71, fatally struck by truck hauling mail
USPS responds to attack from right wing lobbyist
NPMHU: Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015 Benefit Extended to Current Employees
USPS Responds To Taxpayer Protection Alliance Article
APWU Statement Regarding USPS Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Results
USPS: Battle of the bulge - Guidance offered for overstuffed envelopes
Letter Carrier Robbed At Knife Point in Oak Lawn, IL
California thieves crash mail truck
OIG: Is the USPS Ensuring Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability of Data?

November 16, 2016
Norway to cut another 550 postal jobs
Wouldn't being a postal carrier be the best job in the world?
The Postmaster General's Salary: $286,000
USPS Warns of Delivery Notification Scam
Video: Is Post Office Allowing ID Theft to Happen?
NALC President Rolando’s statement on USPS’ Fiscal 2016 report
USPS reports $610 million operating profit for 2016
Honeywell Handheld Computers Help USPS Expand Parcel Tracking Program
Federal Postal Service Inspectors Investigating the Desecration of American Flag at St. Mary’s City
Post Office Complaints surge over Half Moon Bay, CA Postal Service
USPS Begins Hiring Push In Boston As Third Of Workforce Set To Retire
Taub and Acton Nominated To Be Commissioners, PRC

November 15, 2016
Hispanic woman accuses US postmaster general of harassment
Huge send off for postmaster
Denver: Post office, police team up to target porch pirates as Christmas shopping ramps up
USPS to Deliver 750 Million Packages This Holiday Season
Postal Service begins the holiday season by delivering more debt
USPS Releases Heavily Redacted Report on Marijuana in the Mail after FOIA Request (PDF)
PRC Recommends the President and Congress Address the Financial Condition of the Postal
Service
U.S. Postal Service Reports Fiscal Year 2016 Results
The Grim Future Of Labor Under Trump
Illinois letter carrier alleges racial discrimination at work
Four years in prison for meth addict who stole collection box
‘Wow, This Is Weird’: Gainesville, FL Residents Express Postal Service Frustrations

November 14, 2016
Woman's Mail Delivery Disrupted Over Dog Bite Claim
UK: Amazon drivers poo in bags, speed and work illegal shifts to meet demands
Postal Service Spends an Undisclosed Amount of Money on Studies It Can't Find
Video: Mailman Saves Elderly Woman Being Attacked and Robbed in Hollywood FL
Postal Service ready to deliver holiday cheer
Editorial: USPS suffers from costly, unfair mandate
Trump and the federal workforce: Five key issues
Woman Injured After Car Slams Into Mail Truck In New York
California Man Who Stole USPS Collection Box To Be Sentenced
Video: Monday Morning Brief | Stamp error discovered
OIG: Platinum Anniversary

November 13, 2016
Video: NC Police Fear Mail Theft During Holidays
Problems with A3 management process at the Denver P&DC
It's in the mail, or is it? Broward voters lament vote-by-mail shortfalls
Summit on the Future of Philately considers concerns and ways to take action
OIG: Is USPS Getting the Best Value for HCR Contract Fuel Price per Gallon?
UPS Delivers Mail To Wrong Address For 30 Years

November 12, 2016
Car Crashes Into Savannah Post Office
Six Rio Grande Letter Carriers Join Million Mile Drivers
Izzy Becomes a Postal Hero
With no one in charge, 9 things the USPS can no longer do as of December 8
Gensler designs a new vision for the unloved Milwaukee Post Office
CBS12 Investigation Reports on Aging Postal Fleet that Breaks Down and Catches on Fire
It's in the mail, or is it? Broward voters lament vote-by-mail shortfalls
Woman who attacked letter carrier and jumped into mail truck pleads guilty to assault
Video: Vet’s Pain Meds Disappearing In The Mail

November 11, 2016
Veterans Day
USPS OIG: Facility Condition Reviews - Northeast Area (PDF)
USPS board of governors could lose last presidential member in mid-December
Postal worker allegedly tells man to leave US, calling it 'Trump land'  |  Witness records incident
Message from APWU President Dimondstein on election results
Video: Florida property tax bills lost in USPS limbo
Las Vegas: Airport worker sentenced for mail theft
Ohio mail carrier saves man pinned under car

November 10, 2016
PMG Offers Veterans Day Gratitude
Post office rents minivans for the holidays
eBay weighs in on Canadian postal reform
Letter carrier in Chestnut Hill to retire after 48 years
Mail Handlers Union President’s statement on election results
Supreme Court to rule on federal employee health insurance case
2016 Christmas Holiday Facts
OIG: Governance of the U.S. Postal Service
Video: Woman's Mail Delivery Service Disrupted Over Dog Bite Claim
Video: New GAO Transition App Allows Users to See Changes Needed Across Federal Government
Postal Bulletin 22454: Open Season Is Coming - Here’s What You Need to Know
PB 22454: Benefits Open Season Poster
Handbook EL-312 Revision: Postal Police Officers and Veterans’ Preference
Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement — Changing Your Current Mailing Address
PB 22454: Tax Obligations of USPS Employees
PB 22454: Wounded Warriors Leave
The stamp that was designed by a ‘Mad’ magazine cartoonist
OIG: Have You Been Affected by Mail Delays at the Santa Clarita, CA, P&DC?

November 9, 2016
IG: USPS at risk of unauthorized network access
Rolando: No rest for the weary after a difficult election (PDF)
NALC President Rolando’s statement on 2016 election results
USPS schedules open season webinars
Trump Upset Promises Massive Change in Government
Man arrested for allegedly vandalizing California cluster box
Bronx mailboxes being removed for safety improvements

November 8, 2016
USPS Tracking Undeliverable Political Mail - Even If It's Junk
Berkeley residents upset over late-night mail deliveries
Five charged with stealing packages from Schenectady porches
Intended recipients of mail in bizarre hoarding case might get it delivered
USPS OIG: Contract Postal Unit Operations Oversight (PDF)
Video: Some New Jerseyans Report Mail-In Ballot Issues
New Mexico Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Letter Carrier With A Brick
Post office delays prevent some out-of-state Ohioans from voting
Federal courts have no jurisdiction in disability discrimination case against U.S. Postal Service

November 7, 2016
Shipping carriers hungrily eye your mailbox
Mail truck hit by Brockton gang gunfire
USPS in Santa Rosa Rushing to Refill Staff Openings In Time for Holidays
Five Things You probably Didn’t Know About Military Mail
US Postal Service quiet on supposed China partnership
Thirty upright Jenny panes reported to USPS
Missouri woman denied right to vote due to missing postmark
Washington carrier assaulted while delivering mail
OIG: Keep on Truckin’
OIG: Is the Postal Service Getting Who and What It Pays For?
Cambridge, MA Postmaster Investigating Report Of Voter Mail Found In Trash

November 6, 2016
Six Rio Grande Letter Carriers Join 'Million Mile Drivers'
Postal Truck Runs Into River in Connecticut
New contract post office in Nampa, Idaho, on hold due to moratorium on outsourcing retail
Man held in mail carrier assault case

November 5, 2016
Two men rob Maryland post office
Pit Bull Attacks Mailman in Niagara Falls
Oldenburg Retires After 28 Years with the Post Office
Camera catches man in USPS truck stealing Trump sign
Video: How effective are political mailings?
Sen. Durbin asks U.S. Attorney General to investigate possible voter suppression in Illinois county
Investigation conducted into possible theft or delay of mail at Salina, Kansas Post Office
Video: Suspected mail thief caught on camera in Hampton, VA
Flag flies upside down over New London post office for hours Thursday

November 4, 2016
Accident leads to mail truck flipping into creek
Mail handler streaks to celebrate Cubs win  |  Image
Assault charge against postal supervisor dismissed
Video: Morristown NJ ‘hero’ mailman honored
Warrington postie aims to work until he is 100 years old
Editorial: Ohio postal worker who attacked drug dealer should get his job back
Communities and Postal Workers United Fall Newsletter
Appeals court rules against fired Chicago mail handler
Snorkel mailboxes installed on the wrong side of the street at brand new California PO
Lance Armstrong, Floyd Landis, and the USPS head to court
Video: Mail carriers in East Bay working late into night due to staffing shortage
Video: California woman’s completed mail-in ballot accidentally sent to Utah
Shipping Carriers Hungrily Eye Your Mailbox

November 3, 2016
VIDEO: Mike the Mailman: Postman - Post Retirement
Postal workers see influx in mail thanks to election season
USPS Refund Offbeat for Carlsbad Man
Temporary Emergency Committee of the Postal Service Board of Governors to Meet Nov. 15
Video: PMG delivers update on election mail, USPS strategies
Everett, WA councilman puts ballot postage promise to the test - USPS returned his ballot as
undeliverable

November 2, 2016
Martin Postmaster Receives National Recognition
County jury commissioners say mail is slower since the USPS made changes in Pocatello
Houston Apartment Residents Left With No Mail Service
Toledo area seeing absentee ballot delays
Ku Klux Klan endorses Donald Trump for president
Video: No second chances on mailed Arizona early ballots
USPS Dedicates Hanukkah Forever Stamp
Trump’s campaign disavows support of KKK-aligned newspaper
Inmate who admitted his stupidity gets federal prison for mailing death threat to midstate judge

November 1, 2016
FBI Task Force Questions Citizen Journalist About Photographing Mail Facility
Mail carrier union decries Trump's comments about discarded ballots
USPS will increase staff to address delays in Berkeley mail delivery
Postal worker saves family from house fire
APWU: Contractual Retroactive Payment in November 18th Paychecks
Postal Service hiring 100 temporary mail handlers in Columbus
Amazon installing parcel lockers at malls, gas stations and convenience stores
$2 Jenny Invert only at post offices now
New York puts UPS's culture on trial in $873M cigarette case
Post Office hours for Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve
Hundreds of absentee ballots reissued in northwest Ohio after post office snag
2016 Election Committee Announces Results of NPMHU Election
Postal Inspector: Ballots not target in reported mail thefts
Off Duty Postal Worker Accidentally Hands Out Drugs On Halloween
OIG: Names (and Prices) They Are a-Changin’

October, 31, 2016
Mailman delivers, keeps family and art close to his heart
Hot tamales: New USPS stamps a Latin feast for the eyes
Canada: Red dot at post office = no junk mail
Moriah Post Office Turns 200
Postal worker helps co-worker with haunted house
2017 Postage Rate Increase: Good News for Commercial First-Class Mailers
Poll: Feds Think Clinton Would Manage Government Better Than Trump
Exploring the True Impact the Election Has on Marketers
USPS to issue Nativity stamp on Thursday
Thousands of UK postal workers staging walkout
Americans are skittish about drones delivering their packages
Mailman delivers, keeps family and art close to his heart

October 30, 2016
In Colorado, Trump suggests mail ballots will be thrown out
Mail delivery problems for Collier neighborhood

October 29, 2016
New Biggs postmaster treasures her work
Final delivery: Nath retires after 31 years as mail carrier
Berkeley: Mail Deliveries at 2 A.M.
'Discriminatory' South Bronx Post Offices Should be Audited, Pol Says
1,500 absentee ballot requests found in Illinois post office box
Video: Hundreds of Ohio absentee ballots missing in the mail
New Hanukkah forever stamp to be dedicated in Boca Raton on Tuesday
Video: Pennsylvania Dog Attacks On Carrier Halt Mail Delivery
Tourists turn to mail to avoid curse
Amazon’s Shipping Costs Likely to Surge With Holiday Orders
Berkeley mail delivery prompts tidal wave of complaints
Aiken's old post office among area's haunted places

October 28, 2016
How souvenirs were once sent through the mail
Elgin native sworn in as city's new postmaster
USPS Expects Double-Digit Growth in Holiday Package Volume
The bar in Trump's new DC hotel honors postal history (sorf of)
Every Day, 24K Federal Retirees Reach a Busy Signal on OPM's Toll-Free Line
Why Amazon's Holiday Season Forecast Is Disappointing Investors
UPS Not Sweating Amazon's Transportation Network
"Underbanked" Report Shows Need For Postal Banking
Video: NC congressman in Tucson to hear pleas to save the city's mail processing center

October 27, 2016
Post office agrees to re-start service after dog attack
New reality of vote-by-mail includes delays and problems with postmarks
USPS Expands Surface Visibility Mobile Scanner Program
Local Officials Push to Keep Cherrybell Postal Facility Open
KC Postal Worker to Retire With 30-Year Perfect Attendance Record
USPS Suspends Mail Delivery Because of Pit Bull
No, you don't need a stamp for your ballot
Swiss Post’s network of the future – fewer Post Offices, more “Access Points”
Man Charged with Intentionally Setting Fire to Alpine, Texas Post Office
Video: A Look at Vintage Baseball Stamps at the Postal Museum
Post Office sells Monsignor Valente center for $2.8 million

October 26, 2016
Google Express expands, now reaches 90 percent of U.S.
Post office banking: an old idea getting new life
USPS Removes Package from Mailbox, Charges Fee to Get it Back
USPS to be Sued for Priority Mail Loss by Triumph Donnelly Studios LLC
What happens if your health plan goes postal?

October 25, 2016
Neighbors upset with latest mail delivery plan after carriers' run-ins with dog
Bringing Government Secrets to Light
USPS OIG: Measurement of Days of Operating Cash on Hand (PDF)
Minor USPS fire leads to major penalties
Trump's proposed hiring freeze could leave 15,000 letter carrier jobs vacant each year
UPU provides ‘compromise’ for USPS parcel costs
USPS CCA--My Year From Hell
Ballots mistakenly returned to Broomfield CO voters
Officials plan to destroy Doug Hughes' gyrocopter
APWU: What to Expect in a Lame Duck Congress
When a Postal Service form the public was not likely to see surfaces

October 24, 2016
Five Questions With Bo the Mailman
Billings: Mail disappearing from residents' mailboxes
You'll never guess why travelers are being inundated with junk mail
Letter: Postal trucks wrecked neighborhood
Mailboxes broken into at Cave Junction OR post office
Political mailers are pesky but effective, experts say
FedEx change forcing package shippers to get more efficient
USPS honors employees who died in 2001 attacks
OIG: Know Your Rights
USPS marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Inside the Cyber Attack That Shocked the US Government
Remembering Mishawaka's Postal Poet
Australia Post delivers postcard 50 yrs late

October 23, 2016
Tybee Island post office goes mobile after hurricane
Trump Promises Hiring Freeze On All Federal Employees
Hahn reflects on lengthy postal career
Ohio: Confusing postage for absentee ballots
El Dorado CountyCA voters still waiting for ballots ten days after they were mailed

October 22, 2016
Mailboxes Broken Into at Cave Junction Post Office
How customer demands are reshaping last-mile delivery
House Committee Asks for GAO Review of OPM's Retirement Application Process
A year later, Self-Plus-One gradually gains steam
Flooded mail center reopens, expected to end Charlotte delivery delays
Video: Billings police investigate reports of mail theft, including absentee ballots

October 21, 2016
USPS to Raise Priority Mail Rates by 4 Percent
Neighbors relieved to be getting mail following Channel 2 investigation
Parcel delivery could be the future of the USPS
APWU: Paltry COLA Will Leave Postal, Federal Retirees Worse Off
Driver Slams Into Scranton Post Office
USPS realigns Marketing and Deputy PMG functions
Carlisle PA postal worker helps girl struck by vehicle
Video: USPS ‘master key’ stolen, raises concern of mail thefts in Mill Creek WA area
USPS says Matthew is to blame for continuing mail delays in Charlotte
8 Myths About Federal Retirement
3 men arrested in connection with assault on postal carrier in Delaware County
Video: Postal Worker Questioned for Throwing Away Ballot Guides in Berkeley
Postal Service Announces 2017 Shipping Prices
USPS FIVE-YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN - Fiscal Years 2017 to 2021
Federal authorities investigating possible mail theft within the Sioux City Postal Office
Teen boys injured after crashing with postal carrier in Putnam County
APWU: On 15th Anniversary of Anthrax Attacks, Workers Recall Those Who Died
Video: Neighbor scams entire neighborhood by stealing mail

October 20, 2016
NALC 214 Postal Workers Demand "Bring Back Angela" Stop Workplace Bullying and Intimidation
England paved the way for our postal service, and the proof is on display
Elderly woman struck by postal vehicle taken to Boise hospital
6 Next-Generation Concept Vehicles to Replace the U.S. Mail Truck
Video: Postal service changes may increase absentee ballot delivery time
Senator Calls on USPS to Address Service Disruptions in North Dakota
USPS Requests Parcel Rates Increases for 2017

October 19, 2016
The curse that prompts tourists to mail rocks back to Hawaii
Postal worker physical therapy executives convicted in Houston of fraud, money laundering
Federal probe launched into dumped Berkeley voter guides
USPS OIG: Packages Suspected of Containing Marijuana Report Not Posted
Residents of Florida town complain about mail service
Florentine Madonna and Child Christmas Stamp Dedicated Today
Video: Brazos County (TX) residents want changes to prevent stolen mail
Video: 'My Heroes': Solana Beach Man Reunites With Postal Workers Who Saved His Life
Hatch Act complaint forces postal employee out of Three Oaks Township election
Hundreds of NJ votes might not be counted because of Post Office error

October 18, 2016
USPS to Hire 400 Holiday Workers in Tampa Bay Area
Drudge, Limbaugh Fall for Twitter Joke About Postal Worker Destroying Trump Ballots
2017 health premiums: It could have been so much worse
And then there were none: last USPS governor’s term ends  December 8
USPS (and a whole lot of Trumpkins) respond to tweet about postal worker tearing up Trump
absentee ballots
USPS: Employees Urged to Update Addresses
USPS Heroes' Corner - Tammy Ernst, York, PA
Results of USPS Cost-Saving Steps a Disappointment, Audit Says
OIG: Do Americans Want Drone Delivery?

October 17, 2016
Timber Post Office Closed Due to Water Damage
New Postal Rates Will Benefit Some Publishers and Printers
PRC Listens to Small Sellers
Why the post office stopped mailing children
Nonprofit Postage On Way Back Up
Help stamp out breast cancer
Trump related group uses direct mail to scam elderly alzheimer patients
Absentee ballots from Central Jersey not delivered, report says

October 16, 2016
Postal Service Not Delivering on Pension Promises
Small but Mighty: Laveen Post Office Hub of Community Activity
No-confidence vote for Massachusetts postmaster with past problems
Illinois letter carrier alleges racial discrimination at work
Where the candidates stand on letter carrier issues

October 15, 2016
APWU Election Results Certified
Post office in Taiwan built in the shape of a shipping box
Hour long lines at Georgia post office after hurricane
Wisconsin Mail Carriers Wear Pink
Rural postal service remains essential
Three Years On From Its Sale, The Privatisation Of Royal Mail Is A Story Of Our Times
PRC TO HOST TECHNICAL CONFERENCE: USPS to address Flats Directive in 2015 ACD

October 14, 2016
Link: Combined Federal Campaign (CFC)
Dog interrupts mail service in Kansas neighborhood
Toledo postal worker might have tuberculosis
Toddler Wanders Away From Day Care, Found by Postal Worker
Defense seeks dismissal of charges against Rapid City mail carrier
Police investigate checks, mail stolen from Boston mailboxes
Help Stamp Out Breast Cancer
Video: Soy sauce evacuates U.S. Postal facility in West Fargo, ND
APWU: Correcting Dues for Newly Converted PSEs

October 13, 2016
Difficult to return: USPS won't allow Samsung Note 7 phones on their planes
USPS Expects to Deliver More Than 15 Billion Pieces of Holiday Mail This Year
PRC: New Postage Rates Proposed (PDF)
Hazmat Crews Respond to Lewiston Post Office
USPS Asks PRC for Return of 49 Cent Stamp
Postal truck crashes into power pole, house; some without power
Authorities blame non-toxic irritant for Western NY post office scare
USPS announces Holiday 2016 mailing and shipping deadlines
Police arrest man for cashing fraudulent money orders in Carlisle PA
How Stronger Unions Could Fix Our Economy — And Our Politics
Americans remain skittish about delivery via drones, Postal Service survey shows
OIG: Timeliness of First-Class Mail Flats
OIG: USPS’s Delivering Results, Innovation, Value, and Efficiency Program Capping (PDF)

October 12, 2016
Vallejo's new post office boasts a new attitude, too
Midlothian neighbors want answers after mail allegedly found dumped
NPMHU Issues Contract Update #9
USPS OIG: Public Perception of Drone Delivery in the United States
New McCaskill Bill to Prevent Emergency Postal Suspensions
Video: Congress considering 2 bills that could change the way you get your mail
Senator Claire McCaskill Introduces Legislation That Would Bar USPS From Closing Post Offices
Without Community Notice Or Appeal Process
Video: Bixby, OK Mail Trouble Prompts Action From U.S. Congressman

October 11, 2016
How Russian Postmen Glued the Country Together
UPS' Boot Camp for Truck Trainers an Intense 3 Weeks
Pink for a Cause at USPS
USPS Must Revisit Possible Harassing Nature of Postal Worker's Cap Bearing Gadsden Flag
USPS Seeks Rate Increase for January 2017
USPS lists recommended holiday mailing dates for overseas military personnel
Stolen Checks Taken From East Harlem Mailboxes Total $20K: NYPD
Postal Reform October Update – No News Is Bad News
Oregon Supreme Court rules police and postal inspectors can’t inspect packages
OIG: Oil and Gas Rights

October 10, 2016
Columbus Day
Plane in fatal Southwest Alaska crash was flying bypass mail route
How Royal Mail rakes in millions betraying the elderly
Letter carrier claims he was subjected to age discrimination
Video: Florida letter carrier uses tear gas on dog - Owner says use of tear gas on dog unwarranted
Video: ‘I’m a special kid’ - Well-wishers respond to boy’s mail request
Witch flies across postmark from world Halloween capital

October 9, 2016
SFPD, Postal Inspectors Investigate Citywide Mail Thefts
NC: USPS Suspends Mail Deliveries as Hurricane Arrives
Amazon Only Needs a Minute of Human Labor to Ship Your Package
PRC: Posting of Views on Universal Postal Union Proposals (PDF)
As Amidon closes post office, others deal with challenges
Hurricane fells oak tree in front of Ridgeland's post office
China's Postal Savings IPO: Return to Sender

October 8, 2016
Residents cautioned following mass theft of mail in Naperville IL
Man Who Robbed Rancho Bernardo CA Post Office Sentenced to 14 Years
Online sales to see big boost
Video: USPS seeking seasonal employees but what happens if positions go unfilled?
Delivery drivers sue Amazon over contractor status
Video: Maryland Neighborhood Unable to Rely on Mail Delivery
USPS investigates mail theft in Cheyenne

October 7, 2016
Mail Left Unattended on Top of Mesa Mailboxes
APWU: Dimondstein Scores Overwhelming Victory
Holiday Windows Shine on New Forever Stamps
Video: Post Office investigates mail missing in Clifton Forge VA
Wonder Woman’s 75th Anniversary Celebrated on Forever Stamps
Rash of mailbox break-ins has Anthem, AZ residents on alert

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