Check your mail — it may be forwarded without your consent

Check your mail — it may be forwarded without your consent

37 million change-of-address requests in 2017, officials say APOPKA, Fla. – Forwarding mail to a different address is something more than 37 million people did in 2017, according to officials with the United States Postal Service. However, what if your mail was forwarded with your knowledge or consent? What should a consumer do in that […]

Mailbox Mystery: Magazines From 1960s Delivered to Maryland Home

Mailbox Mystery: Magazines From 1960s Delivered to Maryland Home

In the 1960s, Bethesda, Maryland, resident Greg Miele’s late father subscribed to “Sport” magazine. Nearly 50 years later, a stack of issues from 1969 and 1970 arrived at Miele’s home this week. One copy shows Ted Williams when he was manager of the Washington Senators. Another shows Sonny Jurgensen of the Washington Redskins. The first […]

Thieves steal 500 live cockroaches from California mailbox

Thieves steal 500 live cockroaches from California mailbox

MARINA, CA (KSBW/CNN) – An entomologist who ordered 500 cockroaches for a study says she hopes the critters ran all over the thieves who stole them from her mailbox. Rosalinda Vizina, an entomologist studying roaches, says her neighborhood in Marina, CA, has experienced an increase in mail theft recently. “One of the boxes had been […]

NALC statement on USPS Q1 financial report for FY 2018

NALC statement on USPS Q1 financial report for FY 2018

NALC News – 2/9/18 – NALC President Fredric Rolando’s statement on the Feb. 9 release of the U.S. Postal Service’s financial statement for the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2018, covering the months of October, November and December of 2017: Today’s financial report for Fiscal Year 2018’s first quarter shows the Postal Service’s underlying business […]

Mail stolen from two Georgia two post office delivery boxes

Mail stolen from two Georgia two post office delivery boxes

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) – Two Columbia County postal service offices were exposed to break-ins into their delivery boxes over the weekend. The USPS managers from both locations called the sheriff’s office on Monday morning to report some mail was stolen from their drive up mailboxes, after it was pried open. The manager of the […]

Postal van struck by bullets in Rochester, NY

Postal van struck by bullets in Rochester, NY

A postal van was struck by bullets on Conkey Avenue on Saturday in the City of Rochester. According to the Rochester Police Department, officers responded to the scene around 12:43 p.m. to find that a postal worker’s van had been struck by bullets. Although the worker was in the vehicle at the time, he was […]

Zero tolerance – USPS promotes safe workplaces

Zero tolerance – USPS promotes safe workplaces

USPS News Link – 2/9/18 – The Postal Service is committed to fostering a positive and safe work environment that’s free of threats, fear and violence for all employees. To help fulfill this commitment, a Threat Assessment Team is available at USPS headquarters in Washington, DC, and in all area and district offices to respond […]

Postal Service Dedicates New U.S. Flag Forever Stamp

Postal Service Dedicates New U.S. Flag Forever Stamp

FT. LAUDERDALE — 2/9/18 – The U.S. Postal Service issued the crisp new U.S. Flag Forever stamp today at the American Stamp Dealers Association Winter Postage Stamp Show in Ft. Lauderdale. “Since 1957, the Postal Service has produced colorful stamps that celebrate the American flag in all of its beautiful red, white and blue glory,” said U.S. […]

U.S. Postal Service Reports First Quarter 2018 Results

U.S. Postal Service Reports First Quarter 2018 Results

Urgent need remains for postal reform legislation and regulatory changes Mail declines not offset by strong package growth Accelerated downward trend of primary source of revenue continues WASHINGTON – The U.S. Postal Service reported controllable income for the first quarter 2018 (October 1, 2017 – December 31, 2017) of $353 million, compared to controllable income of […]