POSTAL NEWS

Over 93 percent First-Class Mail, 95 percent Marketing Mail delivered on-time since April 1

Over 93 percent First-Class Mail, 95 percent Marketing Mail delivered on-time since April 1

The United States Postal Service reported new delivery performance metrics showing continued strong performance across all mail categories for the first six weeks of the fiscal third quarter.   ...
Phoenix homeowner Pays it Forward to mailman making a difference

Phoenix homeowner Pays it Forward to mailman making a difference

The job isn't exactly glamorous and there aren't a lot of perks. But U.S. Postal carrier John Reyes loves his job and getting to know neighbors on his mail route in Phoenix's Maryvale district ...
Windham postal worker, veteran retires after 49 years

Windham postal worker, veteran retires after 49 years

After 49 years of service delivering packages and post to the residents of Windham, Richard Mullett is ready to hang up his mailbag.  ...
NALC files two national level grievances

NALC files two national level grievances

NALC has filed a national level grievance regarding the Postal Service’s unilateral implementation of the consolidated casing initiative scheduled to begin in the Annandale, VA Post Office in May ...
Heroic Postal Delivery Man Saves Unconscious Woman’s Life After Finding Child In Street

Heroic Postal Delivery Man Saves Unconscious Woman’s Life After Finding Child In Street

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – For nearly 150 years letter carriers have delivered us our mail, but one postal worker has added a new title: Life saver ...
Don’t do anything like this again - judge to ex-postal worker who admitted stealing $4,058

Don’t do anything like this again – judge to ex-postal worker who admitted stealing $4,058

WILLIAMSPORT – A former postal worker in Mifflin County has been admonished a second time by U.S. Middle District Judge Matthew W. Brann ...
USPS Resumes Mail Service to Guatemala

USPS Resumes Mail Service to Guatemala

Effective April 6, 2019, the Postal Service™ restored mail service to Guatemala. This restoration rescinds the temporary suspension that was announced in the article titled “Temporary Suspension of Mail Service to Guatemala ...
Maureen Connolly Brinker (Little Mo) stamp dedicated

Maureen Connolly Brinker (Little Mo) stamp dedicated

Legendary tennis champion Maureen Connolly Brinker was honored by USPS this week for her pioneering achievements in the sport ...
In absence of Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, Osceola, WI post office requests donations

In absence of Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, Osceola, WI post office requests donations

For a second year in a row, Osceola will not participate in the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.   ...
National Guard aids in Minnesota mail delivery

National Guard aids in Minnesota mail delivery

The Minnesota National Guard is helping USPS get the mail in and out of Oslo, which is completely surrounded by water after the Red River breached its banks earlier this month ...
Meet Kansas City’s most dog-bitten mail carrier John “Kibble and Bits” Adams

Meet Kansas City’s most dog-bitten mail carrier John “Kibble and Bits” Adams

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The city of Kansas City, Missouri, ranks among the nation’s worst for dog attacks on mail carriers ...
Mail carrier murder case goes federal, neighbors discuss teen's arrest

Mail carrier murder case goes federal, neighbors discuss teen’s arrest

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - The case against Xavier Zamora, the teen who police say shot and killed mail carrier Jose 'Pepe' Hernandez on Monday, is headed to federal court ...
Felon who was Convicted of Threatening U.S. Postal Service Letter Carrier and Firearm Possession Sentenced to 36 Months in Prison

Felon who was Convicted of Threatening U.S. Postal Service Letter Carrier and Firearm Possession Sentenced to 36 Months in Prison

Matthew D. Krueger, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced today that on April 18, 2019, David E. Polnitz, Jr., was sentenced in federal court to 36 months in prison for illegally possessing a firearm and forcibly assaulting, impeding, intimidating or interfering with a United States Postal Service (“USPS”) Letter Carrier ...
Missing pregnant Chicago postal worker was due to give birth this week

Missing pregnant Chicago postal worker was due to give birth this week

Kierra was three months pregnant when she went missing. Six months later, her due date has come and gone ...
Major computer upgrade headed to USPS processing plants

Major computer upgrade headed to USPS processing plants

Under the Results Server Modernization program, a single, centralized computer system will replace multiple legacy servers at all international service centers, network distribution centers, processing and distribution centers, and several annexes ...
Postal Service's Informed Delivery program used in thefts from Indian Hill residents

Postal Service’s Informed Delivery program used in thefts from Indian Hill residents

The Indian Hill Rangers are investigating several cases of identity theft where the suspects have used the United States Postal Service Informed Delivery to help steal from their victims ...
Supreme Court Denies Certiorari On MSPB Jurisdiction Case

Supreme Court Denies Certiorari On MSPB Jurisdiction Case

Two United States Postal Service employees challenged MSPB dismissals, for lack of jurisdiction, of their removal appeals ...
Five years after launch, National Recycling Operation saves millions

Five years after launch, National Recycling Operation saves millions

The Postal Service is marking the fifth anniversary of its National Recycling Operation, an initiative that helps the organization to reduce waste while saving tens of millions of dollars ...
Friends, neighbors in shock over fatal shooting of Albuquerque postal worker

Friends, neighbors in shock over fatal shooting of Albuquerque postal worker

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Postal customers, friends and family are remembering an Albuquerque mail carrier who was killed Monday after trying to break-up a fight between a mom and her teen son ...
Postal Banking Is Back -- On Democratic Party Platforms -- But Is It Viable?

Postal Banking Is Back — On Democratic Party Platforms — But Is It Viable?

Postal Banking, which Elizabeth Warren promoted back in 2014, is back on the Democratic Party agenda, or at least on the platform of several of its presidential candidates ...
Misdiagnosis: A Review of the Report of the White House Task Force on the Postal Service

Misdiagnosis: A Review of the Report of the White House Task Force on the Postal Service

In April 2018, President Trump issued an executive order creating a task force to evaluate the operations and finances of the U.S. Postal Service and to make recommendations for policy changes to ensure a sustainable future for the agency ...
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