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Mailtruck Catches Fire

by Ryan Dunn, the Courier About 150 pieces of mail were damaged when an engine fire gutted a U.S. Postal Service delivery truck in Findlay. Firefighters responded to a fire that “completely destroyed” the vehicle’s engine compartment at about 3:50 p.m. Tuesday at 631 Bright Road, said Matt Pickett, the department’s fire investigator. The truck […]

Mail Carrier Rewarded for Saving Resident

[from the USPS Facebook page] Post by US Postal Service. Last month, the NEA Connecticut Valley District, ROCKY HILL, CT Post Office recognized Postmaster General (PMG) Hero Award winner Kenneth Stewart. Stewart, a 29-year USPS veteran, was honored for his life-saving assistance to a 95-year-old Rocky Hill resident. The resident had fallen while retrieving a […]

A Boost for USPS?

FedEx Hike in Ground Rates Could Boost Business for U.S. Postal Service by Robert Bowman, contributor Forbes FedEx Corp.’s recent decision to incorporate package size in the pricing of its ground service will result in a significant boost in shipping costs – but it could also open up competitive opportunities for the U.S. Postal Service. FedEx […]

Postal Worker Wins AFV

CNY postal worker’s cat video wins grand prize on ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’ By Sarah Moses, Syracuse, NY – A Central New York postal worker, who captured his battle with a cat on video has won big on “America’s Funniest Home Videos.” Joe Cassidy, of Baldwinsville, works for the U.S. Postal Service in Syracuse. […]

Mail Problems Persist

KD Investigates: Mail Problems Persist, Some Ends Up In Garbage Reported by CBS Pittsburg PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — One day recently, Al Gameos got mail in Wilkinsburg, but none of it was his. “I got three different pieces of mail from three different streets,” he said. On the Northside, Paul Pongrace says mixed up mail has forced […]

Letter Carrier Dies in Unfortunate Accident

Postal carrier dies after being run over by own mail truck by WSBTV A female mail carrier died under unusual circumstances while delivering mail Saturday afternoon. According to Roswell police, while the postal carrier was reaching out of her truck to put mail in a mailbox, she suffered some sort of medical condition. She then […]

Letter Carriers Hope for Best Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Ever

Letter carriers’ hope to trump last year’s 74 million pounds during Stamp Out Hunger food drive By Jon O’Connell, U.S. Postal Service letter carrier Matthew Slivinski delivers mail along Northampton Street in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday. Slivinski is helping coordinate the Stamp Out Hunger food drive within the postal branch 115 for the National Association […]

The Food Drive is Coming

Stamp Out Hunger: Nation’s largest single-day food drive The News-Press staff Summer is coming, school will be out, and the need for food assistance will grow. So the timing is right for the nation’s largest single-day food drive, “Stamp Out Hunger,” set for Saturday. This is the one day when letter carriers collect nonperishable food […]

Man Scams Post Office

reported by CBS 12 news Postal Clerks became suspicious when a man came in asking to buy hundreds of rolls of stamps with a check and didn’t want to show his ID. Postal employees were purposely trying to keep him there so they could get a picture of him and alert inspectors. “He got nervous, […]

Postal Worker Injured

by Andrew Murphy, Fox 4 NOW CAPE CORAL, Fla – A Southwest Florida postal worker was injured Monday when his vehicle was hit by a truck. The man was unconscious when emergency crews arrived and was taken to the hospital. The driver of the truck was not seriously hurt. The crash is under investigation. [click […]

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