‘Porch pirates’ hijack holiday packages

‘Porch pirates’ hijack holiday packages

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WEAR) — It’s expected to be a record-breaking holiday season for deliveries. The United States Postal Service expects to deliver nearly 850 million packages between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. UPS plans to deliver 750 million and FedEx will drop off up to 400 million packages. All those deliveries are bringing out thieves […]

Special Sprint Saturday Event – 12.09.17

Special Sprint Saturday Event – 12.09.17

Hello!  I hope you are having a great week.  I wanted to let you know that Your local Sprint store is holding a special #SprintSaturday event on Saturday, Dec 9. Swing by or make an appointment to take advantage of these and other special deals. Sprint has some amazing new offers for employees, retirees and […]

North Carolina thieves broke into post office, stole $20,000 in cash

North Carolina thieves broke into post office, stole $20,000 in cash

GASTONIA, N.C. — Gastonia police detectives are teaming up with federal postal inspectors after thieves broke into a local post office over the weekend and stole $20,000 in cash. Gastonia Police said sometime around Friday night into Saturday morning, someone broke into the post office on South New Hope Road, stealing three bags of cash […]

Wife pushed non-disabled husband in wheelchair to net $1.2 million in VA benefits and Postal Workers Compensation

Wife pushed non-disabled husband in wheelchair to net $1.2 million in VA benefits and Postal Workers Compensation

Richard Klaffka posed as a disabled veteran and postal worker for more than decade. His act, which included a wheelchair he didn’t need, was good enough to reap $1.2 million in fraudulent disability benefits. Klaffka, 59, of Holland, is now going to prison. “It was like a way of life,” U.S. District Judge Richard J. […]

USPS letter carrier returns to route following paralysis

USPS letter carrier returns to route following paralysis

Brick, NJ, Letter Carrier Gary Nodes is back on his route after spontaneous spinal hematoma, a condition that left him paralyzed from the waist down. USPS News Link – 12/06/17 – Gary Nodes felt fine when he went to sleep one night in March 2015. But the following day, the Brick, NJ, letter carrier woke […]

The World’s Largest Post Office Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

The World’s Largest Post Office Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

WASHINGTON — USPS – 12/06/17 – Looking to reduce the stress of the holiday season? Visit the world’s largest Post Office: m.usps.com, the mobile version of usps.com. “We’re making it easier for customers to manage their mailing and shipping needs during the busiest time of the year,” said U.S. Postal Service Chief Customer and Marketing Officer and […]