Video: Post office holds couple’s mail after chihuahua complaint

August 24, 2015 HOUSTON (KTRK) –Ginger the Chihuahua may be small, but she’s causing big problems between her owner, Jessica Rocha, and the Post Office. “My dog is defenseless, she’s very nice,” Rocha said. “She likes people.” In June, Rocha received a notice from the Post Office requesting she confine her dog or keep it […]

USPS OIG: Substantial Increase in Delayed Mail after service standard revisions

USPS in its response to the OIG Alert wrote after January 2015 delayed mail volumes were reduced and service performance improved. Also, USPS wrote they may be required to continue Phase II Network Consolidation USPS Office of Inspector General Management Alert August 13, 2015 The purpose of this alert is to bring to your attention […]

Post Office in Clinton Iowa still in disarray 9 months later

A reader wondering why USPS is not concerned about the long delay in repairing Lyons Post Office in Clinton, IA.  The customers must use  Main Post Office in downtown Clinton while this PO is under “Emergency Suspension”. According to the Clinton Herald: Lyons Post Office still in disarray June 19, 2015 CLINTON — Eight […]

Postmaster tells customer repairs at postal facilities must be “prioritized”

July 4, 2015 – The Postmaster in Graham, North Carolina  has an interesting response to a customer regarding repair of potholes at the post office: This is in response to the June 3 Letter to the Open Forum, “Potholes at Graham Post Office should be addressed.” On behalf of the Postal Service, I apologize for […]

Kickstarter campaign to create “coolest post office in America” in Tieton WA

In Tieton, a campaign to create ‘the coolest post office in America’ July 1, 2015 – Boosters want a new look for Tieton’s nondescript post office, and they already know a straightforward renovation simply won’t do. They want to create a mosaic facade of 41,500 pieces of hand-cut glass tile that resembles a gigantic postage […]

Video: A post office may close due to 1980s TV star’s bankruptcy

Video: A post office may close due to 1980s TV star’s bankruptcy HARFORD — A post office in Susquehanna County is in danger of temporarily closing, thanks to a Hollywood actor. Bronson Pinchot, who became famous for his role as Balki in ABC’s “Perfect Strangers,” owns several properties in the Harford area, including the local […]

Video: Taylor Ridge, IL post office armed robbery suspect in custody

Taylor Ridge, IL post office armed robbery suspect in custody Police say an arrest warrant was issued for a Viola, Illinois man in connection with an armed robbery at the Taylor Ridge Post Office that took place in January. According to a statement from Rock Island County Sheriff Gerry Bustos, an arrest warrant for 39-year-old […]

Video: Misstep or policy: Scooter not allowed in post office

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — If you have to go by scooter, Pat Carroll’s is a sweet ride. It’s also essential to her ability to get around. “I can’t stand up for long periods of time because I got a bad leg and I’ve had five back surgeries,” Carroll said of the Progress Mobility three-wheel […]

Bloomfield PA Post Office Robber Gets Prison Sentence

February 6, 2015 – PITTSBURGH – A Pittsburgh resident has been sentenced in federal court to 35 months imprisonment, followed by three years supervised release, and restitution in the amount of $569 on his conviction of robbing a U.S. Post Office, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today. United States District Judge Mark R. […]