Postal News Archives February 2019

2/13/19

Mail carrier explains braving cold while delivering mail Comments (Count)
Sickness blamed for no delivery in Dayton area Comments (Count)
Playing Frogger: Busy Austin road leads to mailbox concerns Comments (Count)
VIDEO: Thieves make off with a dozen Amazon packages after driver dumps them outside complex Comments (Count)
Baltimore Postmaster Makes History Comments (Count)
Mulligan recognized for 25 years of service Comments (Count)
Wind causes heavy damage to Derry post office Comments (Count)

2/12/19

Dog found nearly frozen by letter carrier euthanized after biting vet tech Comments (Count)
Hattiesburg family says USPS carrier sprays their dog through a fence Comments (Count)
Chicago: Residents on Southwest Side say mail delivery is inconsistent, slow Comments (Count)
Riverwest residents say they have not received mail in two weeks Comments (Count)
Postal Management: “Sorry for the inconvinced” Comments (Count)

2/11/19

Woman trapped in bathtub for five days saved after postal worker sees overflowing mailbox Comments (Count)
Franchising your mailbox might put the USPS out of business Comments (Count)
Police can seize cash in the mail. An innocent man found out the hard way Comments (Count)
Town officials: Post office move would lead to loss of community, rural feel. “USPS has become a trucking business” Comments (Count)

2/10/19

Robot mail delivery trucks developed in Detroit ready to roll in China, U.S. Comments (Count)
Dog found by postal worker nearly frozen, fights for survival Comments (Count)
Chicagoans say they’re missing mail after polar vortex Comments (Count)
Petition drive underway to challenge post office move Comments (Count)

2/09/19

McBride celebrates 25 years as a Lexington mail carrier Comments (Count)
Post offices confiscate record number of marijuana packages Comments (Count)
Billings postal carriers told to stop routes early Friday due to deteriorating weather Comments (Count)
Is the USPS delivering cronyism to our front door? Comments (Count)

2/08/19

LETTER OF THE LAW: Unsung postal agents diligently keep mail safe Comments (Count)
Louisiana woman pleads guilty to gambling away postal funds at local casino Comments (Count)
USPS tests electric delivery trucks in California: “I didn’t hear the mail come!” Comments (Count)
Q&A With Former PMG Patrick Donahoe:  Insights Into the Postal Task Force Report Comments (Count)
NY Postal worker allegedly used mail to traffic K2 from China Comments (Count)
Surveillance video shows postal carrier urinating while delivering mail Comments (Count)

2/07/19

Norway’s ‘Posten’ Self Destructs Comments (Count)
Postal worker dies after crashing truck into N. Huntingdon home  |  Medical Event Comments (Count)
Communities and Postal Workers United Winter 2019 Newsletter (PDF) Comments (Count)
‘Eric’s Comb’ immortalizes long time postal carrier Comments (Count)
Tremont postal customers frustrated: USPS pleads ‘inadequate postal access’ Comments (Count)
Priority Mail Postal Sticker Show Comments (Count)

2/06/19

‘This Post Office Sucks’ Comments (Count)
Another community mailbox in Las Cruces left open Comments (Count)
10 Seconds and 18 Inches: Reasons why USPS won’t deliver to replacement mailbox Comments (Count)
PHOTOS: Nasty LLV Accident in Norwich, CT Comments (Count)
Postal workers brave cold and snow Comments (Count)
USPS Closer to Making Small Packets From Overseas Pricier Comments (Count)

2/05/19

Postal worker fatally shot on I-57 driving to work Comments (Count)
Postal Service offers help after murder/suicide involving postal worker Comments (Count)
Las Cruces neighbors wonder what can be done to protect mailbox Comments (Count)
USPS won’t deliver on skinny road Comments (Count)
Penner retires, Gicker named acting director of USPS stamp services Comments (Count)
USPS is launching a test of electric delivery trucks Comments (Count)
Mail truck crashes, ends up in river Comments (Count)
Is a Shipping War Coming? Comments (Count)
Amazon Seen Testing Autonomous Delivery Truck Comments (Count)

2/04/19

USPS OIG: Top Postal Stories of 2018 Comments (Count)
Rediscovering Wisconsin’s New Deal Post Offices and Murals Comments (Count)
Postal Service Wrapping Up Testing of New Mail Truck Prototypes Comments (Count)
APWU Representatives Meet to Discuss Safety Issues Comments (Count)
Some Say Stickers On Mailboxes in The Villages Are Unsightly Comments (Count)

2/03/19

PMG’s Business Focus Video to Employees Addresses Peak Season, Other Topics Comments (Count)
German post offices will convert customers’ mail into email Comments (Count)

2/02/19

Canada: Ice Smashes Postal Truck Roof Comments (Count)
Toledo mail carrier accused of stealing packages, having weapon on post office premises Comments (Count)
FedEx, UPS Workers Outraged After Illinois Truck Driver Died on the Job in Extreme Cold Weather Comments (Count)
Couple Thanks Hero Postal Carrier For Rescuing Them From Fiery Wreck Comments (Count)
30 vintage photos of postal workers back in the day Comments (Count)
The Quiet Heroism of Mail Delivery Comments (Count)

2/01/19

Postal Vortex Comments (Count)
Crash involving mail truck and SUV on Highway 59 Comments (Count)
Wisconsin: USPS resumes mail delivery after 2-day suspension Comments (Count)
Delivering While Black: Postal Carrier Faces 2 Criminal Prosecutions Just For Doing His Job Comments (Count)
Democratic plan to give Feds leave for election work draws McConnell’s ire Comments (Count)
USPS contests $150,000 in OSHA penalties after Woodland Hills mail carrier’s death Comments (Count)