Former Ohio NALC Treasurer Pleads Guilty To Theft Of $16,347

Former Ohio NALC Treasurer Pleads Guilty To Theft Of $16,347

On September 20, 2016, in the Marion County Court of Common Pleas, Jeanette Bowman, former Treasurer of National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Branch 280 (located in Marion, Ohio), was sentenced to 120 days of electronic monitoring, five years of community control, and was ordered to pay full restitution of $16,347.  On August 18, 2016, Bowman […]

USPS: Point Richmond Station, CA Office Closed

USPS: Point Richmond Station, CA Office Closed

Point Richmond Station, 94807 — Office closed due to environmental hazard until further notice. Customers can pick up their PO Box mail at McVittie Annex, 2100 Chanslor Ave., Richmond, 94804. The Postal Service remains in recovery phase following wildfires in parts of the state. As a result of damage from the wildfires, delivery service may […]

USPS: North Carolina civil unrest

USPS: North Carolina civil unrest

The U.S. Postal Service is monitoring events in Charlotte, NC, following the Gov. Pat McCrory’s decision to declare a state of emergency for the city. Currently all post offices remain open and conducting normal operations. There has been non interruption of delivery service. We will continue to provide retail and delivery service where it remains […]

USPS Seasonal Hiring – 2016

USPS Seasonal Hiring – 2016

To most effectively handle increasing package volume, the U.S Postal Service works year-round to build a flexible workforce. In 2015, the U.S. Postal Service hired nearly 29,000 seasonal workers to perform as mail handlers, retail associates, some tractor trailer drivers and city carrier assistants. As we get closer to this year’s holiday season’s increased package […]

The Iconic Symbols of Halloween Debuted on Forever Stamps Today

The Iconic Symbols of Halloween Debuted on Forever Stamps Today

ANOKA, MN — Let all ghosts and goblins beware. The U.S. Postal Service today kicked off the 2016 Halloween celebration by issuing the Jack-o’-lanterns Forever Stamps at Anoka City Hall Plaza. Anoka is known as the “Halloween Capital of the World.” The sheet of 20 stamps features four different photographs of jack-o’-lanterns. The jack-o’-lanterns were […]

Former Buffalo, NY Letter Carrier Sentenced For Stealing From The Mail

Former Buffalo, NY Letter Carrier Sentenced For Stealing From The Mail

BUFFALO, N.Y.—U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced today that Nichole Crosson, 23, of Buffalo, NY, who was convicted of opening mail without lawful authority, was sentenced to two years probation by U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael j. Roemer. The defendant was also ordered to pay $1,729.21 in restitution. Assistant U.S. Attorney John D. Fabian, who […]

Two Arrested In Randolph, MS Post Office Robbery

Two Arrested In Randolph, MS Post Office Robbery

RANDOLPH, Miss. On Tuesday (9/27/16), two suspects connected to the Randolph, Mississippi, Post Office Robbery where the postmaster was wounded from gunshot were arrested based on a federal criminal complaint from the Northern District of Mississippi.  The pair was arrested in Lockport, Louisiana, and will be presented at the courthouse in New Orleans on Wednesday morning […]

Butterfly Stamp to Alight On Post Office Locations Across Nation

Butterfly Stamp to Alight On Post Office Locations Across Nation

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service will issue the Eastern Tailed-Blue butterfly stamp nationwide tomorrow, Sept. 24. It will be for use on irregularly sized envelopes, such as square greeting cards, invitations and announcements, and priced at 68 cents. These stamps will be issued in panes of 20. The words “NON-MACHINEABLE SURCHARGE” on the stamp indicate […]

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