People and the Post – Smithsonian National Postal Museum

People and the Post – Smithsonian National Postal Museum

Mail and the post are fundamental to the American experience. Popular culture is filled with visual and written allusions to the postal service. Post offices, letter carriers, mailboxes, stamps, letters, and packages…all of these and more are part of our national shared culture. While most Americans easily recognize the uniformed letter carrier, most know little […]

August 2017 – Postal News

August 18, 2017 Video: Excessive heat in Florida post office frustrates workers, customers – PEN Watch: Florida customers cry foul over Amazon delivery mistakes PEN Congress unfairly burdens postal service Fresno Bee Thefts reported from at least 5 U.S. Postal Service trucks in Chicago Chicago Sun Times Delivering more than just mail August 17, 2017 South […]

Postal News – July 2017

July 31, 2017 Video: Ohio postal carriers comments recorded by security camera lead to TV investigation – PEN Video: Former Postal Employee Convicted of Fraud and Theft in Binghamton, NY – PEN Video: Fort Mill, SC family fed up with postal service PEN Legal loophole allows drug shipments into country via U.S. Postal Service – Fox 8 New […]

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 […]

Sprint Discounts For Postal Employees

Sprint Discounts For Postal Employees

  6/14/17 – Hello! I hope you are having a great week.  I wanted to let you know that Sprint has some amazing new offers for employees, retirees and contractors of the United States Postal Service.  Did you know that Sprint is within 1% of Verizon in our network performance?  Never a better time to […]

June 2017 Postal News

June 30, 2017 Former Pennsylvania Window Clerk Charged With Misappropriation Of Postal Funds – PEN Neopost Surveys Americans About the U. S. Postal Service in Anticipation of National Postal Worker Day on July 1 – PEN Video: New Subdivisions being forced to have Cluster Mailboxes PEN Video: Man runs car into Kettering, OH Post Office PEN Postal […]

President Trump Proclaims May 2017 as Older Americans Month

President Trump Proclaims May 2017 as Older Americans Month

OLDER AMERICANS MONTH, 2017 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Older Americans are our Nation’s memory.  Some of today’s grandparents and great-grandparents were born during the Great Depression, lived through the Second World War, witnessed the rise and fall of Communism, fought in […]

May 2017 Postal News

May 31, 2017 Mail delivery contractor barred from fed contract bids for failing to pay drivers’ wages – New Jersey Online Misconceptions dishonor U.S. mail Rolando via The Columbus Dispatch Software Company Bringing Direct Mail into the Digital Age Announces New Facebook Integration at National Postal Forum – PEN Blame Congress for U.S. Postal Service […]

Video: Reducing the “flow of junk mail”

Video: Reducing the “flow of junk mail”

(WLUK) — An Appleton man says he’s being bombarded with junk mail for people who never even lived in his home. Ron Borkowicz was trying to do what any good son would do: take care of the bills for his aging parents. He ended up receiving a whole lot more. “This is just from the […]

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