July 2016 Postal News

July 27, 2016 Postal Employee And 8 Others Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With Trafficking Kilograms Of Cocaine Through The U.S. Mail – PEN Video: Long Career with Postal Service Inspiring a Decatur, IL Man’s Music – PEN Video: Dog attacks postal worker in Miami – PEN APWU Joins Boycott of Made-in-Mexico Nabisco Products – PEN Hacker claims to […]

Video: Long Career with Postal Service Inspiring a Decatur, IL Man’s Music

Video: Long Career with Postal Service Inspiring a Decatur, IL Man’s Music

Wandtv.com, NewsCenter17, StormCenter17, Central Illinois News- via PEN DECATUR — Tracy Osborne never knows exactly when inspiration will strike. A postal worker of 28 years, Osborne has learned that all that walking from house-to-house leaves a lot of time for the mind to wander. “When I’m walking, delivering the mail I get the creative juices flowing,” […]

Rally to save the postal service celebrates Postal Heritage Day

Rally to save the postal service celebrates Postal Heritage Day

Dozens of postal workers, retirees, and community allies turned out this afternoon to celebrate the 241st  birthday of the US Post Office.  Postal unions have called on President Obama to declare July 26th Postal Heritage Day. Chanting, marching through the Main Post Office in downtown Portland, singing and eating birthday cake, the crowd listened to […]

Social Security Advisory Board Calls for WEP Repeal

Social Security Advisory Board Calls for WEP Repeal

Washington, DC— U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady, (R-TX) released the following statement on the publication of The Windfall Eliminations Provision: It’s Time to Correct the Math, a report by the Social Security Advisory Board. In the report the advisory board recommends Congress replace the three-decade old Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) with a new formula that is used by […]

Indianapolis Letter Carrier Retires After 56 Years

Indianapolis Letter Carrier Retires After 56 Years

Indianapolis Letter Carrier Howard Stevenson is interviewed by a TV news crew this week. USPS News Link – TV news cameras were rolling at the Indianapolis Post Office’s Mapleton station this week when Letter Carrier Howard Stevenson retired after 56 years. “I love the Post Office and my job,” he told WRTV News. “I really like […]

Neopost USA Invites America to Celebrate National Postal Worker Day on July 1

Neopost USA Invites America to Celebrate National Postal Worker Day on July 1

Photo: Vincent J. DeAngelis, (left) Neopost USA’s Vice President of Postal Relations and Dennis P. LeStrange, Neopost’s Chief Operating Officer of Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprise Solutions, (right) present Neopost USA’S plaque of appreciation to James Cochrane, USPS Chief Marketing and Sales Officer and Executive Vice President and Megan Brennan, Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer […]

Video: Retired Texas Letter Carrier Hikes Appalachian Trail

Video: Retired Texas Letter Carrier Hikes Appalachian Trail

JACKSONVILLE (KYTX) – A retired Tyler postal worker is taking the journey of a lifetime. Bobby Abel is hiking the Appalachian Trail one month a year. Right now, he’s in the middle of his second leg, hiking from Virginia to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. It’s something some may call crazy. Even Bobby’s wife Paula says […]

Anytime Mailbox Announces Partnership with Alliance Business Centers Network

Anytime Mailbox Announces Partnership with Alliance Business Centers Network

 “Anytime Mailbox will add executive management experience and key technology value to the Alliance Network’s portfolio of companies,” stated Mr. Buechi. “Our primary goal was to provide software that transforms traditional mail services into digital mail that can be managed anytime and on any desktop or mobile device.” Anytime Mailbox a digital mail platform that […]

eBay: Update On USPS Scheduled Pickups: “Other” Mail Class

eBay: Update On USPS Scheduled Pickups: “Other” Mail Class

eBay – April 13, 2016 – On Sunday the Post Office unveiled new decreased shipping rates. While this was great news for eBay customers, it also created an unexpected side-effect. The USPS Pickup Scheduling website includes the Mail Class “Other”, which refers to First Class Package Service, Media Mail, and Parcel Select Ground. Prior to […]

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