USPS agrees to resume delivery to Brooklyn residents with low mail slots

Just 24 hours after holding a press conference in Boro Park to bring attention to mail delivery suspension on 46th Street, Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) has received assurances from the U.S. Postal Service’s top brass that all residents will continue to receive their mail as usual, regardless of where their mail slots are. Assemblyman Hikind […]

Northrop Escapes False Claims Act Suit Over Botched $874M USPS FSS Order

Law360, New York (September 10, 2014, 4:58 PM ET) — A Virginia federal judge has agreed to dismiss a False Claims Act suit accusing Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. of misleading the U.S. Postal Service and failing to meet benchmarks in delivering mail-sorting machines worth $874 million. U.S. Judge T. S. Ellis III agreed with Northrop’s […]

PMG Optimistic About Mailing Industry Opportunities Amid Stronger Economic Conditions

Says marketers giving mail a fresh look due to better data and technology integration SALT LAKE CITY — In a state of the business address to postal customers, Postmaster General and CEO Patrick R. Donahoe gave an upbeat assessment of the opportunities facing the mailing industry.

OPM: Agencies can honor federal employees with flag who died in line of duty

The Office of Personnel management issued a final rule that will allow recognizing certain Federal civilian employees who die of injuries incurred in connection with their employment for their duty and sacrifice. Under the Act, Executive agencies, the United States Postal Service, and the Postal Regulatory Commission may furnish flags to the beneficiaries of employees […]

KUTV Video: PMG Pat Donahoe talks about future of the mail in Salt Lake City

(KUTV) Post Master General Patrick R. Donahoe stopped by the studio to talk about the future of mail and how Utah will play its part. The future of the Postal Service, including innovations like 7-day package delivery, and Legislative Reform that is necessary to fully meet Utahns, and All Americans, evolving mailing and shipping needs.

USPS’s latest solution for aging Long Life Vehicles–keep body, replace frame

According to general information on the LLV: The Grumman Long Life Vehicles (LLV) is the most common vehicle used by letter carriers for curbside and residential delivery of mail, replacing the previous standard letter-carrier vehicle, the Jeep DJ-5. The body and final assembly is by Grumman, and the chassis is made by General Motors. The […]

USPS stops delivering to Brooklyn residents because “mailbox is not in guideline”

Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) is furious at the shoddy treatment of numerous of Brooklyn residents who are no longer receiving their mail due to a sudden change by a local postal branch. The Assemblyman met with more than a dozen residents on 46th Street in Boro Park where he was told about elderly residents who are […]

Florida Rural Carrier Associate charged in missing mail case

A Lee County man has been indicted on federal charges related to tampering with hundreds of articles of mail. The former United States Postal Service employee, indentified in court records as Michael Marquez, appeared in court last week and was released on his own recognizance.  Prosecutors allege he “destroyed, detained, and delayed” more than 400 […]

Alabama rural carrier jailed after delivering mail under the influence

A Jefferson County mail carrier was taken to jail after authorities said she was under the influence while on her job and on her route Monday night. Sheriff’s deputies responded around 7 p.m. to a report of a white Jeep Wrangler driving recklessly on Taylor’s Ferry Road in western Jefferson County. A witness called the sheriff’s […]