Santa Rosa commissioners OK policy change for cluster mailboxes

Santa Rosa commissioners OK policy change for cluster mailboxes

MILTON — Santa Rosa commissioners have passed a Land Development Code policy change that addresses cluster mailboxes. The policy requires the board to verify developers have coordinated with the U.S. Postal Service for subdivision developments submitted for board approval. According to the draft policy, new subdivisions with cluster boxes in the right of way must […]

PRC Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Minimum Contribution of Competitive Products to Institutional Cost

PRC Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Minimum Contribution of Competitive Products to Institutional Cost

Proposal Calls for Annual Modifications to Reflect Changes in Market Conditions Washington, DC – 2/8/18 – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission (Commission) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (Rulemaking) after evaluating whether the existing 5.5 percent appropriate share of the institutional cost requirement for Competitive products should be retained in its current form, modified, or […]

Camera catches Amazon delivery driver tossing packages

Camera catches Amazon delivery driver tossing packages

?? LAKEWOOD, Ohio – A Lakewood homeowner’s surveillance camera captured a delivery driver carelessly toss two Amazon packages onto the front porch Monday afternoon. Neighbors said the ‘air mail’ delivery isn’t an isolated incident. The driver, who reportedly works for a private company contracted out by Amazon to make deliveries, also tossed other packages in […]

Last Postmaster appointed by a president retires

Last Postmaster appointed by a president retires

At his Jan. 31 retirement party, Samuel J. Mitchell displays a plaque and certificate he received when President Lyndon Johnson appointed him Postmaster of Philo, OH. USPS New Link – 2/5/18 – Samuel J. Mitchell made history last week. Mitchell — the last Postmaster appointed by a president — retired Jan. 31 after 52 years […]

Tulsa Postal Service supervisor pleads guilty in theft of marijuana from mailed packages

Tulsa Postal Service supervisor pleads guilty in theft of marijuana from mailed packages

2/5/18 – A U.S. Postal Service supervisor admitted Monday to participating in a scheme with another employee known as “Chuck the Sniffer” to stealing marijuana from packages at the mail sorting facility in Tulsa. Laura Mae Campbell, 47, of Claremore pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma to one count […]

15 arrested in El Paso mail-theft ring targeting home, community mailboxes

15 arrested in El Paso mail-theft ring targeting home, community mailboxes

El Paso police investigators have arrested 15 people in a yearlong investigation into a mail-theft ring, officials said Monday. Detectives have identified 37 victims of fraud linked to documents stolen from mail from homes and community mailboxes since December 2016, police said. An investigation by the police Financial Crimes Unit continues and detectives suspect there […]