Sunday, August 30, 2009


Postal delivery routes evaluated

Postal delivery routes being evaluated (The Daily Advance)
If you've received a white card from the U.S. Postal Service recently regarding route inspections, don't worry: your mail carrier isn't going anywhere.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009


Postal strikes on the way

More postal strikes on the way (Peterborough Today)
Fresh mail strikes will hit Peterborough on Thursday, as postal workers stage another series of walkouts. (25/08/2009)

Sunday, August 23, 2009


Contract Postal Unit Loses Faith

NO FAITH IN THE MAIL? Court limits church-run postal station's religious displays in Manchester (Journal Inquirer)
A church-operated contract postal unit in downtown Manchester has gone too far in mixing religious displays with postal functions, but the problem can be remedied by rearranging the office and dividing it with such visual cues as a low railing, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.

Thursday, August 20, 2009


Beaver deserves spot in U.S. Postal Service

'Leave It to Beaver' deserves spot in U.S. Postal Service's stamp series honoring early TV (New York Daily News)
I feel compelled to register a strong protest against a serious omission in the U.S. Postal Service's otherwise first-class new series of stamps commemorating early television. There's no "Leave It to Beaver.".

Sunday, August 16, 2009


Mail Carrier's Removal Riles Rual Residents

Beloved mail carrier's transfer riles residents (
Through rain and hail, sleet and snow, postman Santos Caraballo has delivered the mail to Cadman Towers, 101 Clark Street.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009


Paralysed postal deliveries

Strikers paralyse postal deliveries (EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press)
Postal deliveries in King's Lynn and Thetford were paralysed yesterday after workers walked out on strike. Union leaders accuse Royal Mail of going back on an agreement over staffing levels reached after a national strike in 2007, while bosses say today's strike beggars belief.

Sunday, August 09, 2009


Postal Service Maintains High Levels of Performance and Customer Satisfaction, Sinks Farther Into Debt

U.S. Postal Service Maintains High Levels of Performance and Customer Satisfaction (Florence Morning News)
Single-Piece First-Class Mail remained at 96 proportionality on-time overnight delivery. In addition, for the fifth consecutive quarter, 93 proportionality of customers surveyed rated satisfaction with the Postal Service as excellent, very good, or good.

Thursday, August 06, 2009


US Postal Service Seeks Permission To Hold Bake Sale

US Postal Service Seeks OK To Enter New Lines Of Business (Nasdaq)
WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- The U.S. Postal Service is seeking permission from Congress to enter new lines of business, hoping to boost revenue at a time when traditional accumulation volumes are posting double-digit losses, putting the Postal Service into a deep financial hole.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009


Postal Service Slammed for Junk Mail Deliveries

No Pony Express, Postal Service Slammed for 'Lumbering' System, Junk Mail Deliveries (Fox News)
The U.S. Postal Service released a list of nearly 700 post offices in metropolitan areas that are targets for potential closure or consolidation by the independent Postal Regulatory Commission.

Sunday, August 02, 2009


Postal Carrier Forms Attachment

Elkhart postal carrier accused of hiding mail (Fort Wayne Journal Gazette)
A postal carrier stockpiled hundreds of pieces of undelivered mail in vacant mailboxes and parcel lockers along his Elkhart County route, authorities said.

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