Postal News Archives September 2018


In Toulon, snail mail can be fail mail Comments (Count)
Amazon delivery drivers say they feel pressure to drive dangerously, urinate in bottles, and sprint on the job Comments (Count)
Man arrested after allegedly firing shots inside Conway Post Office Comments (Count)


Hero Mount Kisco Postal Carrier Recognized Nationally Comments (Count)
Hope for a town without a post office Comments (Count)


Minor explosion at Oklahoma post office being investigated Comments (Count)
USPS investigating video of mailman urinating on porch Comments (Count)
Another! Mail truck fire reported in South Forsyth Comments (Count)
Woman arrested in theft of Clarksville USPS master key Comments (Count)
UK postal service tells public to stop putting potato chip bags in the mail Comments (Count)
The postman is calling: USPS is hiring for the holidays Comments (Count)


Throwback Thursday: Postal workers start packing pistols in 1961 Comments (Count)
Waterloo Postmaster Retiring Comments (Count)
Santa Rosa neighborhood battling USPS over proposed cluster boxes during wildfire rebuilding Comments (Count)
Thieving North Scottsdale Postman Takes Bait Money, Gets Probation Comments (Count)
USPS OIG: Use of IMb for First Class Letters’ Processing Costs Comments (Count)
Task force’s recommendations to Trump remain a mystery Comments (Count)


Federal health insurance to see lowest rate increase in 23 years Comments (Count)
Feds: Two postal workers conspired to rob Gary’s Tolleston post office Comments (Count)
Postmaster Sherry Johnson Retires Comments (Count)
He helped save a disabled man trapped in a burning house. Now he is a letter carrier hero Comments (Count)
Mail carrier charged with taking bribes to deliver pot-filled packages Comments (Count)
Reward offered for information about stolen mail truck Comments (Count)


Residents of tiny Aripeka will keep their post office after new agreement Comments (Count)
Mailbox bandits pried $300K in checks from NJ postal collection bins Comments (Count)
Post Office employee wins award Comments (Count)
Canada Post strike averted for now Comments (Count)
1,100 pieces of undelivered mail found in KC postal worker’s car after wreck Comments (Count)
Yet ANOTHER LLV burns, This One in Iowa City Comments (Count)


3 months later, answer in death of mail carrier who died in heat wave Comments (Count)
USPS OIG Conducting Audit on HVAC Maintenance Comments (Count)
Postal Service Hires New Sequim Postmaster Comments (Count)
She didn’t have to go ‘postal’ on robber, but mail carrier did get mail back Comments (Count)
Report: Some students aren’t voting absentee because they don’t know where to buy stamps Comments (Count)


(Boo hoo) Some Amazon delivery drivers have been forced to use trucks with bald tires and broken doors Comments (Count)
5 Metro Detroit Carriers Honored for Heroism Comments (Count)
Yet ANOTHER LLV Burns, This One in Maryland Comments (Count)


Amazon reportedly plants fake packages as a trap for drivers Comments (Count)
Postal carrier helps saves elderly woman in Whittier house fire Comments (Count)
Ocean Beach neighbors thank USPS mail carrier of 38 years Comments (Count)


APWU and USPS Agree to Extend Negotiations Deadline Until Oct. 20th Comments (Count)
Postal worker, partner accused of cashing over $60K in stolen money orders Comments (Count)
Postal workers gather in Spokane to protest privatization of mail services Comments (Count)
Recent announcements from CVS, Amazon, could alter medication home delivery Comments (Count)
Congresswoman denied entry to conduct unannounced inspection of USPS facility in Albuquerque Comments (Count)
USPS Proposal May Cause Direct Mailers to ‘Go Postal’ Comments (Count)
USPS truck loses load of mail on Jefferson Highway Comments (Count)


APWU: National Day of Action on October 8th Comments (Count)
Portsmouth residents rally behind post office Comments (Count)
Two Wailuku Postal Workers Honored With National Safety Awards Comments (Count)
Postal Truck Strikes Home in Thornridge Subdivision Comments (Count)


Mahindra Plans Autonomous USPS Mail Truck Tests in Michigan Comments (Count)
Help release the FBI’s files on its wartime ‘Postal Censorship’ program Comments (Count)
Petersburg post office could be closed a week or longer due to mercury spill Comments (Count)
Hot Wheels immortalized by USPS stamp set Comments (Count)
Woman arrested after posing as USPS employee Comments (Count)


Competition heats up among Amazon, carriers as e-commerce reshapes transportation Comments (Count)
Rochester: USPS Hiring 500 Seasonal Workers for the Holidays Comments (Count)
NALC Ballots Being Mailed Comments (Count)
Senate Joins House in Passing Bill to Limit Postal Service Role in Opioid Crisis Comments (Count)
11 former FedEx employees, 2 former USPS contractors indicted for stealing from mail Comments (Count)
Guam: Mailman allegedly steals from parcel, sends lewd photos to victim Comments (Count)


I worked in an Amazon warehouse: Bernie Sanders is right to target them Comments (Count)
Aripeka Residents Fight to Keep Post Office Comments (Count)
Seaside Post Office Bounces Back Comments (Count)
Richwood postal worker pleads guilty to embezzlement Comments (Count)
Suspect sought in robbery of USPS driver in Cromwell Comments (Count)


USPS OIG: Accuracy of Grievance Payments in the Houston District Comments (Count)
Missing mail mystery in two communities Comments (Count)


South China Morning Post: Donald Trump is Threatening the International Mail System Comments (Count)
Family’s mail not delivered for weeks because road deemed unsafe by postmaster Comments (Count)
New chairman of USPS Board of Governors announced Comments (Count)
Oprah Winfrey honors first responders as USPS unveils new stamp Comments (Count)


Emergency suspension to a small town post office: It’s frustrating Comments (Count)
Mail carrier robbed by two males in Pembroke Pines Comments (Count)
Marblehead postal worker arrested after a hit-and-run crash Comments (Count)
USPS worker accused of stealing more than 6,000 greeting cards filled with cash, checks Comments (Count)


Mayor slams USPS for removing post office from Washington after 214 years Comments (Count)
Mistake sends car into Forest Park post office Comments (Count)
Outdated global postal system hurts US manufacturers Comments (Count)
Roof leak forces closure of Denver post office Comments (Count)
Clarksville police continue search for missing USPS master key Comments (Count)


FedEx to add 55,000 seasonal workers for holiday shipping peak  |  Goes to six days a week all year Comments (Count)
NM post office and solar observatory closed due to mysterious security issue  |  FBI and Black Hawks Comments (Count)
Barometer blamed for mercury leak in postal vehicle Comments (Count)
How the USPS Uses Data Analytics to Sniff Out Fraud Comments (Count)
USPS OIG: Powering Innovation in Parcel Delivery Comments (Count)
Post office cleans up, dries out after roof collapses Comments (Count)
Kokomo man arrested for attacking postal worker Comments (Count)
Businesses urge Trump admin against Postal Service rate hikes Comments (Count)
Canada: Postal union tells members to stock up on prescriptions as strike looms Comments (Count)


Postal Service Prepares for Hurricane Florence Comments (Count)
At least a dozen postal workers sexually assaulted by a tailor Comments (Count)
USPS worker caught on camera tossing packages into street Comments (Count)
Mailroom worker accused of embezzling $5.4 million Comments (Count)
Bats appear to be creating problems at Albuquerque’s main post office Comments (Count)
Federal agents use GPS tracker in pretend package to take down suspected mail thief Comments (Count)
Carver mail carrier caught on camera mishandling packages Comments (Count)


‘Wrecking crew’ stole money orders for months from locked postal boxes Comments (Count)
Amazon Thumbs Its Nose at Sustainability, Orders 20,000 Conventional Vans Comments (Count)
7 On Your Side Delivers a Refund for Postal Customer Comments (Count)
Lawmakers call for investigation of Albuquerque post offices Comments (Count)
Canada Post strike or lockout possible later this month Comments (Count)
The Postal Service Wants to Become an Ad Agency Comments (Count)
Help Wanted at the Post Office: Be at least 18, or 16 with a high school diploma Comments (Count)
NALC Election: Rolando vs. Noble Comments (Count)


Winchester Post Office Roof Collapses Comments (Count)
Amazon’s Massive Distribution Network in One Giant Visualization Comments (Count)


New Atascadero Postmaster Comments (Count)
Man with buck teeth, yellowed eyes wanted in armed robbery of Detroit USPS driver Comments (Count)
Why USPS is the perfect fit for the last mile Comments (Count)
USPS Master Key Stolen in Clarksville Comments (Count)


Detroit: Suspect tries to hijack USPS truck, robs driver at gunpoint Comments (Count)
New USPS Rule Would Limit Marketing Mail to Paper Products Only (No More Merchandise) Comments (Count)
Winters welcomes new postmaster Comments (Count)
The Pearson Decision and the Mailbox Rule in the Age of Comments (Count)
Sketch released of woman who assaulted postal worker Comments (Count)
Residents upset after mail suspended in Montgomery neighborhood Comments (Count)


USPS OIG: Using Mail to Build Brands Comments (Count)
Mail found discarded in Liberty County wooded area Comments (Count)
Another! Mail truck burns in Logan Post Office garage Comments (Count)
Woman injured when mail truck topples on US-75 Comments (Count)
91-year-old postal employee marks 66 years of postal work Comments (Count)
Amazon Announces Order of 20,000 Sprinter Vans for Delivery Network Comments (Count)


USPS Sorting Mail Following Train vs. Mail Truck Comments (Count)
Two Confirmed to USPS Board of Governors Comments (Count)
Direct Mail Is Back, Only This Time It’s Better Comments (Count)
Atlanta is getting its 35th Postmaster: Here’s what she’s tasked with Comments (Count)
Amazon hits $1 trillion valuation amid Trump attacks Comments (Count)
Truck dumps mail into intersection outside Nashville Comments (Count)


Suspected mold sickens two Minnesota post office employees Comments (Count)
Fundraising Premiums Targeted by USPS Comments (Count)
Congresswoman demands answers about mail thefts and late deliveries Comments (Count)
Change of Address Identity Verification Internal Controls Comments (Count)
Royal Mail heads into Canada as part of overseas expansion Comments (Count)
Video shows mailman throwing package on porch, angering woman Comments (Count)
One final delivery for 48-year postmaster: a post office with his name on it Comments (Count)
Postal union: Albuquerque offices are in shambles with rats and bats Comments (Count)


Postal Retirement Q&A September/October 2018 by Roseanne Jefferson Comments (Count)
Bowlus Post Office Closed Indefinitely Due to Health Concerns Comments (Count)


The stamp man cometh: Hoboken installs new postmaster Comments (Count)
Mail truck falls into sinkhole in north Jackson Comments (Count)
Glenn Retires From USPS Comments (Count)
Former postal worker sentenced for accessing child porn on work computers Comments (Count)


Audiobook Reviews September 2018 by Jonathan Lowe Comments (Count)
Post Office workers honored with Million Mile Club inductions Comments (Count)
Beatrice postmaster retiring after 35 years Comments (Count)
Mail stolen from USPS boxes in Connecticut town Comments (Count)