Video: Mailboxes blown up in Spartanburg County, SC

Video: Mailboxes blown up in Spartanburg County, SC

SPARTANBURG COUNTY, SC (WSPA) – Reports of exploding mailboxes have the attention of local and federal authorities. The incidents happened in Spartanburg County over the weekend, according to reports from the sheriff’s office. “It was scary because it was really loud and it shook the house,” recalled Kimberly Blackwood. She said the sound jolted her […]

Life as a postal worker in Deadhorse, Alaska

Life as a postal worker in Deadhorse, Alaska

Deadhorse isn’t your average Alaskan town. The community at the start of the pipeline exists solely as a service hub for North Slope oil workers. There are no permanent residents, no public amenities, not even a school or church. There is a post office, and Les Dunbar is the clerk responsible for making sure all […]

When your bosses, or your elected representatives, are millionaires

When your bosses, or your elected representatives, are millionaires

6/20/17 – Today Mike Causey, Federal News Radio, published an article entitled “When your bosses are millionaires” – I couldn’t agree with him more. Mike says “With a billionaire president and a majority-millionaire House and Senate, federal workers and retirees, most of whom aren’t millionaires, face an uphill battle with their bosses. Those who inherited […]

Video: Angry Delivery – Massachusetts Mail Carrier Caught on Camera Cursing, Throwing Package

Video: Angry Delivery – Massachusetts Mail Carrier Caught on Camera Cursing, Throwing Package

6/19/17 – A Littleton, Massachusetts, family is outraged after they say their mailman swore repeatedly and got rough with their mail. The family said they’ve been complaining about their mail carrier for years, but it wasn’t until the U.S. Postal Service saw video from the family’s new security camera that they took action. Why mail […]

Total Eclipse of the Sun Forever Stamp to be Issued Tomorrow – June 20, 2017

Total Eclipse of the Sun Forever Stamp to be Issued Tomorrow – June 20, 2017

WASHINGTON – 6/19/17 – Tomorrow, Jim Cochrane, Chief Customer and Marketing Officer of the United States Postal Service dedicates the first-of-its-kind Forever stamp which transforms the solar eclipse image into the Moon from the heat of a finger. The Total Eclipse of the Sun Forever stamp commemorates the upcoming Aug. 21, 2017 eclipse. Cochrane will be joined by […]

Honolulu Postal Mail Handler Rushes To Aid Injured Co-Worker

Honolulu Postal Mail Handler Rushes To Aid Injured Co-Worker

USPS News Link – June 2017 – Adam Quiles Jr., a mail handler equipment operator at the Honolulu Processing and Distribution Center, recently rushed to the aid of an injured co-worker. The man had blacked out and gashed his head open when he hit the floor. Quiles applied pressure to slow the bleeding, told bystanders […]

Aggressive Marketing Push Targeting Federal and Postal Annuitants

Aggressive Marketing Push Targeting Federal and Postal Annuitants

U.S. Office of Personnel Management – 6/16/17 – OPM has recently learned of an aggressive marketing push targeting Federal annuitants. Companies are offering a cash payment in exchange for a portion, or all of your future annuity payments, generally much less than their long-term worth, and typically charging high interest rates and fees. We have […]

Postal Inspection Service Accepting Applications

Postal Inspection Service Accepting Applications

The Postal Inspection Service will accept applications for postal inspector positions from June 19-24. The Postal Inspection Service needs your help to protect customers from crimes involving the U.S. Mail. If you’re up for the challenge, apply to become a postal inspector from Monday, June 19, at 9 a.m. CDT through Saturday, June 24, at 9 a.m. […]