Postal News Archives June 2022

6/29/22

Some Commonwealth Park residents have not received their mail Comments (Count)
Postal worker grazed by bullet near Merrill Street Comments (Count)
Customers offer love letters as treasured White Bear Lake mail carrier retires Comments (Count)
USPS seeing more thefts of outgoing mail Comments (Count)
Supreme Court rejects challenge to higher USPS rates, but regulator review ongoing Comments (Count)
Postal Service handed out employee awards of $76.8 million between Oct. 2017 and Sept. 2021 Comments (Count)

6/28/22

Former St. Louis postal union president gets probation for $80,000 embezzlement Comments (Count)
Tip leads to massive discovery of 11,000 misappropriated USPS pallets Comments (Count)
After Roe, it’s more important than ever to help the post office Comments (Count)
Maine residents still running into issues getting mail Comments (Count)

6/27/22

Houlton’s New Postmaster is Eager for the Challenge Comments (Count)
The Postal Service is Already One of the US’s Main Abortion Providers Comments (Count)
How Feds Can Seize USPS Priority Mail Express Packages Comments (Count)
USPS Syncs Service Levels for Package Delivery Comments (Count)
Postal employee resigns after discarding partisan political mail Comments (Count)
Royal Mail offers to check up on vulnerable people Comments (Count)
Excuses fall flat as Postal Service seizes political masks Comments (Count)
Seattle and Other Cities Are Hiring Career City Carriers Directly Off the Street Comments (Count)

6/24/22

Overseas retirees left guessing on cuts to US Military mail Comments (Count)
Bit him up pretty good: Pit bull attacks mail carrier in Des Moines Comments (Count)
USPS Focus on Improving Delivery With New Standards Comments (Count)
Westby welcomes Heidi Eckert as new postmaster Comments (Count)
Chicago: Six current, former USPS employees accused of collecting fraudulent unemployment benefits, business loans Comments (Count)
USPS holds job fairs as 23% of its workers can now retire Comments (Count)

6/23/22

New hope for survival of Coram Post Office Comments (Count)
Anschutz sworn in as new postmaster in Egg Harbor Comments (Count)
$50,000 reward offered for information on robberies of USPS mail carriers in Birmingham | Three robbed in five days Comments (Count)

6/22/22

Retiring postmaster will miss friends in Willernie Comments (Count)
Haunting uniform clue in case of missing Chicago postal worker Comments (Count)
New addition to list of living people on U.S. stamps Comments (Count)
Fentanyl shipped through USPS, hidden in cat litter Comments (Count)
Man holds Sherrodsville postal worker at gunpoint Comments (Count)
First day of issue details for Buzz Lightyear forever stamps Comments (Count)
Boston: Postal worker grazed by a bullet in Dorchester Comments (Count)

6/21/22

Chicago: USPS truck spills cartons of mail onto the street and drives away Comments (Count)
Postal workers across UK set to take strike action this summer Comments (Count)
USPS Appoints Billingsley as New Director for Cyber Engineering Comments (Count)
Video of Rapids postal worker goes viral Comments (Count)
Amazon drones are coming to town. Some locals want to shoot them Comments (Count)

6/20/22

Want mail in Buena Vista? That will be $134 Comments (Count)
How postal workers keep cool while delivering mail Comments (Count)
USPS Sees Increase in Delivery Speed Comments (Count)
Fletcher among new postmasters sworn in during mass ceremony with PMG in New Hampshire Comments (Count)

6/19/22

Ring doorbell camera catches Amazon driver cursing delivery of oversized package Comments (Count)
Police find stolen IDs, guns, cars, computers, mail, USPS outfit at N. Portland home Comments (Count)
New postmasters installed at Ketchikan and Ward Cove offices Comments (Count)

6/18/22

Residents of small Utah town want their post office back Comments (Count)
Looking Back on the Grumman LLV Mail Truck Comments (Count)
Amazon says it is running out of workers to hire, according to leaked memo Comments (Count)
Postal Service Hires Confidant of PMG DeJoy as its First Chief Logistics Officer Comments (Count)
Contributor: Making Your Money Last is No Longer a Stretch With a Flexible Personal Loan

6/17/22

Eagan postal worker becomes ninth from Minnesota arrested in U.S. Capitol riot Comments (Count)
Carrier injured after jumping out of moving vehicle due to a bee Comments (Count)
Mail stolen after carrier was hijacked at gunpoint in Avon Comments (Count)
Agents protect against dangerous, illegal shipments at JFK postal facility Comments (Count)
UPS is testing these skinny electric cargo bikes in NYC traffic Comments (Count)

6/16/22

APWU: Parties Agree on Q&As to Clarify PTF, PSE, & NTFT Issues Comments (Count)
APWU: Clerk Craft Telework MOU Extended Through July 1, 2022 Comments (Count)
Postal worker charged in Rocky Mount after cyclist dies in crash Comments (Count)
USPS Carrier Delivers Mail Despite Tornado Warning in Wisconsin Comments (Count)
USPS Driver Arrested for Negligent Homicide and Negligent Driving Comments (Count)
Yes, the post office will be closed on June 20 in observance of Juneteenth Comments (Count)
Big Tech Bill Could Impair Amazon Prime Comments (Count)
Meet Temecula’s New Postmaster Comments (Count)
USPS Honors Mariachi, the Traditional Music of Mexico Comments (Count)

6/15/22

Amazon drone deliveries to take off later this year in California Comments (Count)
Postal Service truck stolen in armed carjacking in Avon, police say Comments (Count)
The Last Thing the USPS Needs is a ‘Green’ Fleet Comments (Count)
The Postal Service’s Above Inflation Price Hikes Comments (Count)
Attacks on Delivery Drivers Have Bay Area Neighborhoods on Edge | San Jose Residents Concerned Comments (Count)

6/14/22

Two hospitalized after crash involving mail carrier, USPS truck Comments (Count)
USPS Honors Trailblazing Publisher With Postage Stamp Comments (Count)
An overlooked anti-monopoly tool: The U.S. Postal Service Comments (Count)
New video shows missing postal worker Kierra Coles before she vanished in 2018 Comments (Count)
Postal carrier pistol-whipped, robbed in Lafayette Comments (Count)
Will the mail run on Juneteenth? Comments (Count)
Make a Claim: I bought a box of unclaimed mail Comments (Count)
Problem Solvers hear from neighbors upset about the mail Comments (Count)

6/13/22

Rice Lake postmaster sworn in on post office steps Comments (Count)
PRC Questions DeJoy’s Plan for Air Transportation Comments (Count)
You Can Buy a Right-Hand Wrangler From Jeep Comments (Count)
Rocheport Hall of Fame inducts long-serving postmaster family Comments (Count)
Should the USPS Honor the Sabbath, or Amazon? Comments (Count)
NPMHU and USPS Present Opening Statements as National Negotiations Begin Comments (Count)

6/12/22

USPS Promaster Vehicle Catches Fire Comments (Count)
Lake George Mail Carrier Honored for Outreach Comments (Count)
Ever thought about becoming a mail person? USPS hiring City Carrier Assistant positions Comments (Count)
Since when is getting your mail a privilege? Germantown residents rally for better service Comments (Count)

6/11/22

Canada’s Postal Service Pledges 14,000 Electric Vehicles by 2040 Comments (Count)
PRC Gives Greenlight to July Postage Rate Changes Comments (Count)
Community Action receives 2,680 pound food donation from USPS Comments (Count)

6/10/22

Robbers demand mailbox keys from postal workers in St. Louis County Comments (Count)
Glover becomes Newark’s 35th postmaster, first black woman to hold position Comments (Count)
Area Postmasters Take Oath of Office in Chicago Comments (Count)
Feds arrest bogus mailman in Northwest Indiana Comments (Count)
Phoenix mail carrier wins Pay it Forward award Comments (Count)

6/09/22

Postal Worker Robbed at Gunpoint in Bethesda Comments (Count)
Someone stole a mail truck in Florida and the Postal Service wants it back | Recovered! Comments (Count)
North Georgia man charged with killing postal carrier Comments (Count)
Field Operation Reviews at Select Plant and Delivery Units in the Seattle Area Comments (Count)
USPS hoping to hire 300 letter carriers in Denver Comments (Count)
Tester Nearly Doubles Funding for Big Sky Post Office to Support Rapid Growth Comments (Count)
Your at-home COVID test delivered by the USPS may not be useable Comments (Count)
Buzz Lightyear Stamps to Debut This Summer Comments (Count)

6/08/22

Suspects steal very large amount of mail from Louisville collection boxes Comments (Count)
Former USPS OIG CIO Gary Barlet Joins Illumio as Federal Field CTO Comments (Count)
Postal Service kicks off new business delivery options with Woodbridge ribbon-cutting Comments (Count)
Safety, Security Problems Common in Post Office Lobbies, IG Says Comments (Count)
PHOTOS: USPS Carrier Robert McKinley gives PSA about dog bites Comments (Count)
USPS police question limited force amid postal crime wave Comments (Count)
NALC: Thrift Savings Plan creates app and mutual fund offerings Comments (Count)

6/07/22

‘I’m Drowning:’ Amazon Contractors Are Paying the Price for the Labor Shortage Comments (Count)
USPS employee says Kansas City co-worker used racial slurs, threatened her with a knife Comments (Count)
Postal Service Responds to Norton Letter on Increase in Mail Theft Comments (Count)
Congress just delivered major postal reform legislation, so why is the USPS ignoring it? Comments (Count)
Man, girlfriend and her two brothers accused of filing 451 false insurance claims with USPS Comments (Count)

6/06/22

NALC: Recent on-duty letter carrier deaths | Off-duty deaths Comments (Count)
Report calls on USPS to boost succession planning Comments (Count)
First lady, USPS unveil new stamp honoring Nancy Reagan Comments (Count)
Postmaster installed in Arvin Comments (Count)
All Vietnam households to have digital addresses by 2025 Comments (Count)
USPS will not regulate stickers on mailboxes Comments (Count)

6/05/22

Over 93% First Class Mail Delivered On-Time for 8 Consecutive Weeks Comments (Count)
Walmart building high-tech fulfillment centers to keep up with Amazon Comments (Count)
Yes, you can legally buy unclaimed mail Comments (Count)

6/04/22

First in US: Olean postal carrier works with emotional support dog Comments (Count)
Mail truck driver killed in crash with dump truck Comments (Count)
USPS Imposes New Limits on Used Electronics Sent Through the Mail Comments (Count)
USPS workers in Southgate trained on how to react if a dog attacks Comments (Count)
Postmasters, community members honored at ceremony in Farmington Comments (Count)

6/03/22

Prior Lake neighborhood left without mail delivery for nearly a week Comments (Count)
USPS is testing electric bikes for mail delivery Comments (Count)
USPS Releases Dog Attack National Rankings | L.A. 4th | Texas 2nd | Cleveland 1st Comments (Count)
Documents Show Amazon’s Dystopian System for Tracking Workers Every Minute of Their Shifts Comments (Count)

6/02/22

Chargois happy to be ‘home’ as new Kaplan postmaster Comments (Count)
We Tried to Solve the Mystery of the QAnon Postcards Flooding American Mailboxes Comments (Count)
A Q&A with retiring Ripon Post Office Clerk Diane Riel on her 25-year career with the USPS Comments (Count)
Postal Service sued for seizing Black Lives Matter masks during 2020 protests Comments (Count)
Meet Chicago’s Dapper Mail Carrier Comments (Count)

6/01/22

Nancy Reagan to be honored with Forever stamp Comments (Count)
USPS looks to boost purchase of electric delivery vehicles Comments (Count)
Feds charge four in Cleveland-area mail theft, car heist ring Comments (Count)
Disabled Vietnam War vet still fighting to get mail delivered to his home Comments (Count)
One charged with assault after fight involving mail carriers in Pasadena | Rammed mail truck into girlfriend’s mail truck | Mail all over the street Comments (Count)
Father’s cremated remains finally arrive, two days late and upside down Comments (Count)