USPS celebrates the beauty of flowers

USPS celebrates the beauty of flowers

SIOUX FALLS, SD — The U.S. Postal Service celebrates the beauty of flowers from American gardens by issuing the Flowers from the Garden Forever stamps tomorrow. The four stamps feature bountiful floral bouquet still lifes by Elizabeth Brandon of Franklin, TN. Please share the news on social media using the hashtag #FlowerStamps. Available nationwide tomorrow, the stamps will be dedicated at […]

Ohio postal employee who vacationed while too injured to work pleads guilty

Ohio postal employee who vacationed while too injured to work pleads guilty

The former West Carrollton postal worker too injured to work but allegedly seen vacationing and riding amusement park rides reached a plea deal Monday with federal prosecutors. Laticha Schroyer’s trial on counts of theft and false statements related to federal workers’ compensation benefits was to begin Tuesday in Dayton’s U.S. District Court. Instead, Schroyer, 43, […]

Former Nampa, ID Postal Employee Indicted for Mail Theft

Former Nampa, ID Postal Employee Indicted for Mail Theft

Nampa Woman Indicted for Mail Theft BOISE – 8/10/17 – Laura Alicia Cox, 56, of Nampa, Idaho, was indicted by a federal grand jury on August 8, 2017, for two counts of mail theft by a postal employee, Acting U.S. Attorney Rafael Gonzalez announced. The indictment alleges that Ms. Cox, then a Postal Service employee, stole […]

Advertising Mail Remains Popular With Marketers

Advertising Mail Remains Popular With Marketers

Most households read or scan their advertising mail, USPS research shows. Although mail volumes declined overall last year, advertising mail remained a popular method to reach the nation’s consumers, new research shows. Approximately 3.8 billion advertising pieces were sent through First-Class Mail last year, up 6 percent from 2015, according to the latest edition of […]

First-Day-of-Issue dedication ceremony for the Father Theodore Hesburgh Forever stamp

First-Day-of-Issue dedication ceremony for the Father Theodore Hesburgh Forever stamp

Champion of Civil Rights, Other Social Issues and Longtime President of the University of Notre Dame What: First-Day-of-Issue dedication ceremony for the Father Theodore Hesburgh Forever stamp. The event is free and open to the public. The U.S. Postal Service will post a video of the event at facebook.com/USPS. Share the news on Twitter and Instagram using […]

Protect Pollinators Forever Stamps – Post Offices Are All ‘Abuzz’

Protect Pollinators Forever Stamps – Post Offices Are All ‘Abuzz’

RICHMOND, VA — 8/3/17 – The U.S. Postal Service will pay tribute today to the beauty and importance of pollinators with stamps depicting two of our continent’s most iconic, the monarch butterfly and the western honeybee, each shown industriously pollinating a variety of plants native to North America. The Protect Pollinators Forever stamps will be dedicated at […]

Former Treasurer of Michigan National Rural Letter Carriers Association Pleads Guilty To Willful Failure To Maintain Union Records

Former Treasurer of Michigan National Rural Letter Carriers Association Pleads Guilty To Willful Failure To Maintain Union Records

On July 10, 2017, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Brenda Schaefer, former Treasurer of National Rural Letter Carriers Association (NRLCA) Local 39 (located in Chesterfield, Mich.), pled guilty to one count of willful failure to maintain union records, in violation of 29 U.S.C. 439(a). The guilty plea follows […]

Former Texas Postal Employee Convicted In Scheme To Defraud Worker’s Compensation Program

Former Texas Postal Employee Convicted In Scheme To Defraud Worker’s Compensation Program

DALLAS – 7/27/17 – Tonya Evans, 52, a former U.S. Postal Service employee, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Sam A. Lindsay to 21 months in federal prison and ordered to pay $98,888.73 in restitution for participating in a scheme to defraud the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of Worker’s Compensation Program (OWCP), announced […]

Alaskan Post Office featured on NPR

Alaskan Post Office featured on NPR

Cassy Peavy, who runs the Post Office in tiny Meyers Chuck, AK, skiffs home. Image: NPR Meyers Chuck is having a moment. The tiny Alaska town — and its Post Office, which plays a central role in residents’ lives — was the subject of a recent NPR report. While on assignment in the state, Melissa Block, […]

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