Michigan postal employee admits theft after Veterans Affairs reports missing medication

Michigan postal employee admits theft after Veterans Affairs reports missing medication

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Michigan Live reports that a former U.S. Postal Service worker was placed on probation for stealing pain medication from packages intended for U.S. Veterans Affairs, court documents show. Sabrina Smith said she took the medication after being diagnosed with Multiple Scleroris and being unable to obtain enough medication from her doctor […]

Postal Service & FedEx Renew Contract

Postal Service & FedEx Renew Contract

2/23/17 – The U.S. Postal Service is pleased to execute a four year renewal to extend the Air Cargo Network (ACN) contract with FedEx through September 29, 2024. The competitively awarded contract began October 1, 2013, and provides domestic air transportation for Priority Mail and Priority Mail Express. This contract modification aligns capacity with Postal […]

Former Postal Worker Sentenced for Mail Theft

Former Postal Worker Sentenced for Mail Theft

Madison, Wis. – John W. Vaudreuil, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Belinda Chizek, 47, Prentice, Wis., was sentenced February 14 by U.S. District Judge James D. Peterson to two years of probation and fined $3,000 for felony mail theft of $500. Chizek pleaded guilty to this charge on December […]

JFK Forever Stamp to be Dedicated on Presidents Day

JFK Forever Stamp to be Dedicated on Presidents Day

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service will commemorate the centennial of President John F. Kennedy’s birth by dedicating a Forever stamp in his honor at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston. The 10 a.m. February 20 Presidents Day ceremony, free and open to the public, will kick off the 6th Annual Presidents Day Family […]

USPS: Informed Delivery Begins Expansion

USPS: Informed Delivery Begins Expansion

USPS News Link – 2/15/17 – The Postal Service is expanding Informed Delivery, an optional, free feature that provides eligible residential consumers with a digital preview of their incoming mail. Through Informed Delivery, users receive images of the outside of their household’s letter-sized mailpieces that will arrive in their physical mailboxes soon. Users can receive […]

USPS Employees invited to audition for TV ads

USPS Employees invited to audition for TV ads

USPS News Link – 2/8/17 – If you’ve always dreamed of being on TV, here’s your chance. The Postal Service is once again inviting employees to audition for a USPS television commercial. No prior acting experience is required. The commercial will be filmed in mid-March and begin airing in the spring. To audition, follow these […]

Augusta, ME Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft of Mail

Augusta, ME Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft of Mail

Bangor, Maine:  United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Julie K. Meek, 56, of Augusta, Maine, pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court to theft of mail. Court records reveal that Meek was a contract route carrier for the U.S. Postal Service when she stole more than a dozen envelopes from the mail […]

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