Massachusetts Postmaster sentenced to probation for embezzling $31,000

7/20/17 BOSTON – The former Postmaster of the U.S. Postal Service Post Offices in Blackstone and Jefferson, Mass., was sentenced today in federal court in Worcester for stealing approximately $31,000 from the U.S. Postal Service. Carlitos Molina, 36, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Timothy H. Hillman to two years of probation, the first […]

NAPS HQ Addresses USPS Early Out Rumor

NAPS HQ has been receiving calls and emails concerning an article that is being attributed to the Federal Times titled “Early-Out Offer For USPS Management Likely Coming September 16th.” This article quotes supposed comments made by President Louis Atkinson this issue. NAPS HQ has validated with Immediate Past President Louis Atkins that nosuch interview has […]

Video: DC postal manager, two letter carriers found guilty of moving marijuana through mail

7/21/17 WASHINGTON, DC – Three United States Postal Service workers have been found guilty by a jury for moving as much as a half-ton of marijuana through a Northwest D.C. post office. Kendra Brantley, Deenvaughn Rowe and Alicia Norman were indicted last summer and convicted Friday of felony charges of bribery and conspiracy to commit […]

Massachusetts Letter Carrier Pleads Guilty to Worker’s Compensation Fraud

BOSTON – A former U.S. Postal Service employee pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston to fraudulently obtaining worker’s compensation for medical travel. Joseph Scimone, 72, of Stoneham, pleaded guilty to one count of fraud in obtaining federal employee compensation and was sentenced by U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Marianne Bowler to three months […]

Film shows how Postal Worker uses marathon racing to combat post-traumatic stress disorder

Run for your life Film follows marathon racing employee Johnnie Jameson has run his way into the nation’s movie theaters. The Los Angeles letter carrier is the subject of “Mile 19,” a recent documentary that shows how he uses marathon racing to combat post-traumatic stress disorder. Jameson began running in the 1970s after serving in […]

Portrait of nation’s first Postmaster General back on display at USPS headquarters

7/21/17  Welcome home, Mr. Franklin. A portrait of the nation’s first Postmaster General recently returned to USPS headquarters in Washington, DC. The 7-foot painting of Benjamin Franklin was commissioned in 1918 for PMG Albert Burleson. The artist was Benedict Anton Osnis. The portrait adorned the PMG’s office until 1973, when USPS headquarters moved to L’Enfant […]

Video: New Orleans area residents fed up with U.S. Postal Service

7/20/17  NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – Some Lakeview residents say they’re fed up with the U.S. Postal Service. They’re turning to surveillance cameras to prove their packages aren’t being delivered on time. Kerry Stockwell recently installed surveillance cameras to help deter crime in her Lakeview neighborhood. Now, they’re serving another purpose; helping her to prove the […]