Video: Son Let Dad, 90 – a retired postal employee, Rot to Death

Video: Son Let Dad, 90 – a retired postal employee, Rot to Death

A Chester County man stole $30,000 from his elderly father, who “literally drowned in his own bodily fluids” as his son left the Army veteran unattended for two years in a room in his home, the district attorney said. Sixty-one-year-old Edward O’Brien III, of West Chester, faces multiple charges, including 3rd degree murder, involuntary manslaughter […]

TV star Pauley Perrette praises New York carrier

TV star Pauley Perrette praises New York carrier

Sweet tweet TV star Pauley Perrette praises New York carrier USPS News –  4/17/15 Pauley Perrette and New York City Letter Carrier Patricia Key New York City Letter Carrier Patricia Key was photographed with “NCIS” star Pauley Perrette during a recent visit to Donna Bell’s Bake Shop, a midtown bakery that Perrette co-owns. Perrette shared the photo […]

USPS: New mobile app aims to make letter writing easier

USPS: New mobile app aims to make letter writing easier

An app for that New mobile app aims to make letter writing easier USPS – 3/3/15 The Lettrs app aims to make letter writing easier. Photo: Lettrs A new mobile app is blurring the line between digital and paper letters. The Lettrs app allows users to compose messages online and have them transferred to paper and mailed to […]

USPS: Airmail markers remembered

USPS: Airmail markers remembered

Points of origin Airmail markers remembered USPS News – 2/27/15 An airmail beacon in St. George, UT. What’s more surprising: discovering the United States is dotted with giant concrete arrows — or learning the markers helped move the mail? The Atlantic news site recently gave readers a bird’s eye view of the arrows, which were used in the […]

USPS: Winter Storm Update

USPS: Winter Storm Update

USPS – Feb. 17, 2015 The eastern region is recovering from a snow and ice storm. We are experiencing minor operational impacts in South Carolina and North Carolina, the Washington, DC, area and Kentucky. While delivery service may be impacted due to impassible roads, the Post Office will make every attempt to deliver where it […]

Postal Service Finances: Strong Start to FY 2015

Postal Service Finances: Strong Start to FY 2015

The Postal Service released its first quarter financial results today, and despite what you may hear in the news, the results demonstrate strong financial performance during the first quarter of FY 2015. USPS started off its financial year with a handful of clear successes, including growth in operating revenue, letter mail revenue, and shipping and […]

USPS: Elizabeth Johnson has been named acting vice president, Corporate Communications

USPS: Elizabeth Johnson has been named acting vice president, Corporate Communications

Corporate Communications Johnson appointed acting vice president USPS – 1/29/15 Acting Corporate Communications VP Elizabeth Johnson Elizabeth Johnson has been named acting vice president, Corporate Communications. She will lead efforts to help the Postal Service communicate about important activities internally and externally. Johnson succeeds Mitzi Betman, who retired as vice president, Corporate Communications, and chief of staff Jan. […]