Vietnam War solider’s lost letters returned

Vietnam War solider’s lost letters returned

The letters, photos and newspaper clippings connected to Bill Stacy that were recently discovered behind the drywall of a Silver Spring, MD, home. Image: The Washington Post USPS News Link – 10/12/17 – For nearly 20 years, Susan and John Greifer kept letters they found hidden behind the drywall of their Silver Spring, MD, home […]

USPS responds to California wildfires

USPS responds to California wildfires

Employees work this week at the Trancas, CA, Post Office, located in Napa County. Due to a power outage, it was too dark to work inside the facility. USPS News Link – 10/12/17 – The Postal Service is continuing to move the mail in Northern California, where wildfires have claimed more than 20 lives and […]

Former NY Postal Worker Sentenced for Stealing Money Orders

Former NY Postal Worker Sentenced for Stealing Money Orders

Thefts included Gift Cards Stolen From the U.S. Mail ALBANY, NEW YORK – 10/10/17 – Naisha Wiley, 35, of Schenectady, New York, was sentenced today to a three-year term of probation for stealing $10,000 in money orders from the United States Postal Service (USPS). The announcement was made by Acting United States Attorney Grant C. […]

13 Indicted in Ohio Stolen Check Scheme – 4 Were Postal Employees

13 Indicted in Ohio Stolen Check Scheme – 4 Were Postal Employees

Co-Conspirators Allegedly Accessed United States Mail to Steal Checks COLUMBUS, Ohio – 10/11/17 – A federal grand jury has charged 13 individuals with conspiracy to commit bank fraud and bank fraud in an 18-count superseding indictment returned here today. Benjamin C. Glassman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, Christopher White, Assistant Inspector in […]

APWU Update on the House Budget Resolution

APWU Update on the House Budget Resolution

10/11/2017 – APWU News – On Thursday, Oct. 5, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to advance its 2018 budget resolution. This resolution is a broad measure that designates government spending with far-reaching implications, including enormous cuts to postal and federal workers, as well as America’s social safety net, while providing tax cuts for the wealthy. […]

Video: Mail delivery stops for Northglenn, CO street after residents of one house cause problem

Video: Mail delivery stops for Northglenn, CO street after residents of one house cause problem

NORTHGLENN, Colo. — 10/11/17 – No mail, no delivery, nothing from the U.S. Postal Service. That’s the reality for a Northglenn neighborhood after an entire street was cut off from deliveries. “We just feel stuck,” Brianna Johnston said. “We don’t get mail anymore, delivered to our homes. The entire street doesn’t.” There are dozens of […]

USPS continues efforts in Caribbean

USPS continues efforts in Caribbean

A USPS vehicle carrying ready-to-eat meals and water travels to Lares, PR, last week. All incoming mail is now available to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, where USPS is continuing to expand service in the devastating aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria. Customers are receiving mail by picking it up at Post Offices or through limited […]

House Passes Budget Resolution Calling for $32 Billion in Benefit Cuts

House Passes Budget Resolution Calling for $32 Billion in Benefit Cuts

On Thursday, October 5, the House of Representatives passed a budget resolution that instructs the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee to cut $32 billion from programs under its jurisdiction. (These proposed cuts are known as reconciliation instructions.) Although the bill, H.Con.Res. 71, does not identify the programs to be cut, the only programs that […]

USPS video shows how to request refunds online

USPS video shows how to request refunds online

10/06/17 – A new USPS video shows customers how they can obtain refunds online. “How to Request a Refund” explains the Postal Service offers a money-back guarantee for Priority Mail Express and a refund for Extra Services. The 1-minute, 40-second segment also explains how residential customers can request refunds through usps.com, while business customers can […]