USPS celebrates dazzling bioluminescent life on Forever stamps

USPS celebrates dazzling bioluminescent life on Forever stamps

FORT PIERCE, FL — The U.S. Postal Service searched the darkness of the deep ocean realm in its quest to deliver the luminous beauty of bioluminescent life on highly-reflective Forever stamps. Available nationwide today, the Bioluminescent Life Forever stampscelebrate life-forms that create their own light and perform a variety of functions, including support for medical research. […]

California postmaster connects with deaf employees

California postmaster connects with deaf employees

Tarzana, CA, Postmaster Rob Garfinkle, center, has learned American Sign Language to communicate with deaf employees Steven Alexander, a postal support employee and Terezia Josa, a letter carrier. USPS News Link – 2/22/18 – Rob Garfinkle set out to master a special skill when he became the Tarzana, CA, Postmaster three years ago: learning American […]

Three Connecticut Residents Charged with Cashing More Than $300K in Stolen Postal Money Orders

Three Connecticut Residents Charged with Cashing More Than $300K in Stolen Postal Money Orders

2/20/18 – U.S. Attorney John H. Durham announced on Tuesday that Rachael Alexander, also known as Rachael Vierling, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton in New Haven. Judge Arterton ordered Alexander to pay restitution totaling nearly $443,808. Alexander, who is released on bond, was ordered to report to prison on April 18. […]

Voting by mail increases turnout, research shows

Voting by mail increases turnout, research shows

Monty Trabue, a mail handler at the Louisville, KY, Processing and Distribution Center, checks a tub for Election Mail in 2016. Allowing people to vote by mail boosts turnout, especially during lower-profile elections, the authors of a new study say. The research is based on data from a 2014 midterm election in Colorado, one of […]

Postal Service Dedicates New U.S. Flag Forever Stamp

Postal Service Dedicates New U.S. Flag Forever Stamp

FT. LAUDERDALE — 2/9/18 – The U.S. Postal Service issued the crisp new U.S. Flag Forever stamp today at the American Stamp Dealers Association Winter Postage Stamp Show in Ft. Lauderdale. “Since 1957, the Postal Service has produced colorful stamps that celebrate the American flag in all of its beautiful red, white and blue glory,” said U.S. […]

Tulsa Postal Service supervisor pleads guilty in theft of marijuana from mailed packages

Tulsa Postal Service supervisor pleads guilty in theft of marijuana from mailed packages

2/5/18 – A U.S. Postal Service supervisor admitted Monday to participating in a scheme with another employee known as “Chuck the Sniffer” to stealing marijuana from packages at the mail sorting facility in Tulsa. Laura Mae Campbell, 47, of Claremore pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma to one count […]

USPS recovers customer’s WWII-era mail

USPS recovers customer’s WWII-era mail

‘Oh my stars!’ USPS recovers customer’s WWII-era mail USPS News Link – 2/5/18 – Calvin White was processing a tray of letters recently when he came across one that stood out from the rest because of its postmark date: 1943. The letter was part of a collection that also included a greeting card and several […]

Postal Service to Dedicate Mister Rogers Forever Stamp

Postal Service to Dedicate Mister Rogers Forever Stamp

WHAT: First-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for the Mister Rogers Forever stamp. The event is free and open to the public. Please share the news using the hashtag #MisterRogersStamp. WHO: Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer Megan J. Brennan WHEN: Friday, March 23 at 11 a.m. ET WHERE: WQED’s Fred Rogers Studio 4802 5th Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213 […]

Illinois Postal Worker Suspected of Stealing $500 in Gift Cards from Suburban Grandma

Illinois Postal Worker Suspected of Stealing $500 in Gift Cards from Suburban Grandma

Investigators say a postal worker suspected of stealing gift cards has been caught in the act opening mail — hours after an exclusive NBC 5 Responds report. That same employee is also suspected of stealing $500 in gift cards that a Lincolnshire grandmother mailed to her granddaughters last August. Postal authorities made the discovery after […]

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