December 2017 Postal News

December 15, 2017 Former Syracuse Postal Employee Sentenced for Stealing From Mail PEN NALC: Questions and answers about changes to TSP withdrawal options Just a pillow from Santa is enough for some children, postal workers find with Operation Santa – News Sentinel Postal Carrier Helps Save Woman from House Fire Beebe News U.S. Postal Service failing […]

November 2017 Postal News

November 30, 2017 USPS Says: “No merit to claims of misrepresenting delivery times in Atlanta” – PEN Portland woman frustrated with package theft; number of reports rise during holidays – PEN Video: USPS mail bin with mail inside found dumped in Phoenix alley PEN Texas postal employee charged in connection with body found in Jeff Davis Parish, […]

Social Security Announces 2.0 Percent Benefit Increase for 2018

Social Security Announces 2.0 Percent Benefit Increase for 2018

Social Security Announces 2.0 Percent Benefit Increase for 2018 10/13/17 – Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 66 million Americans will increase 2.0 percent in 2018, the Social Security Administration announced today. The 2.0 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with benefits payable to more than 61 million Social […]

MN Letter Carrier Honored For Donating Bone Marrow To Leukemia Patient

MN Letter Carrier Honored For Donating Bone Marrow To Leukemia Patient

Deborah Ochetti, a Burnsville, MN, letter carrier, was recently honored for donating bone marrow to a leukemia patient. USPS News Link – 10/18/17 – Deborah Ochetti’s journey to receiving this year’s Humanitarian of the Year Award from the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) began years ago. The Burnsville, MN, letter carrier, who was honored this […]

Announcing the Launch of Oversight.gov

Announcing the Launch of Oversight.gov

10/02/17 – Each year, IGs identify billions of dollars in potential taxpayer savings, conduct investigations that promote government accountability, and make thousands of recommendations to improve government operations. Now, Inspectors General across government are making it easier to see that work in action! The newly-launched Oversight.gov allows you to read audit reports and publications from […]

October 2017 Postal News

October 31, 2017 Darby, Pa Police Investigate Violent Death Of Former Postal Service Employee – PEN Video: Decade-long post office ‘dog hold’ leads to federal lawsuit PEN Utah letter carrier saves man who was severely injured when a grinder tool malfunctioned – Salt Lake Tribune Remains of veteran, former postal worker lost in mail delivery Indy Channel […]

NARFE Offers Assistance Following the Devastation of Hurricane Irma

NARFE Offers Assistance Following the Devastation of Hurricane Irma

9/11/17 – Alexandria, VA – In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, which has left widespread flooding and damage in Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) disaster funds are bringing the federal community together to support those in need of disaster assistance. NARFE partners with the Federal […]

Postal News – September 2017

September 30, 2017 Video: ‘White Lives Matter’ fliers found inside Maryland post office PEN Former California Postal Employee Sentenced To 72 Months In Prison For Drug Trafficking And Money Laundering – PEN U.S. Postal letter carrier in Attica charged with dealing drugs Journal and Courier Colorado Neighborhood “Starting to Revolt” Over Mailman Who Is Allegedly Terrified […]

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 31, 2017 Video: Ohio Letter Carrier Saves Woman’s Life PEN Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief Resources and Information PEN Sixteen U.S. Postal Service workers charged with accepting bribes to deliver cocaine – PEN “Prime(d) for Disaster”: Teamsters Local 1224 Pilots Take Concerns About Prime Air to Amazon’s Front Door, the Streets of Seattle – PEN National Association […]

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