Virginia postal worker accused of stealing over 50 letters, greeting and gift cards

7/24/17 Virginia Beach, VA — A postal worker has been indicted, accused of stealing and destroying mail. Thomas Graves was indicted on July 20th, 2017. Court records state that in April of this year he allegedly stole 4 Target gift cards that were mailed from inside the lobby of a post office in Virginia Beach. […]

USPS Detroit NDC takes unique approach to reduce ‘missent parcels’

Team approach Plant reduces ‘missent parcels’ 7/21/17 Detroit District’s largest facility has taken a unique approach to slash the percentage of parcels that are processed and dispatched to an incorrect zone. Through the efforts of a special team of managers and employees, the Detroit Network Distribution Center has reduced these “missent parcels” by 55 percent, […]

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 […]

NALC: House committee spending blueprint targets postal employees benefits and USPS

From the National Association of Letter Carriers: On July 19, the House Budget Committee released and adopted its Fiscal Year 2018 budget resolution, and it also published a non-binding policy statement. Drawing inspiration from the White House budget, proposed in May, and from a 2010 presidential commission on deficit reduction, the two documents train their […]

Texas man sentenced to 37 months in prison for setting Post Office on fire

7/19/17 In Alpine, a federal judge sentenced 59-year-old Karl Henry Peterson to 37 months in federal prison for setting the U.S. Post Office in Alpine ablaze last year announced United States Attorney Richard L. Durbin, Jr. and Inspector in Charge Adrian Gonzalez, U.S. Postal Investigation Service, Houston Division. During yesterday’s sentencing hearing, United States District […]

USPS seeking Tractor Trailer drivers in New York area

“Applicants must have a valid commercial drivers license (CDL), from the state in which they live, a safe driving record, and at least two years of unsupervised experience driving passenger cars or larger vehicles and one year of full time unsupervised experience (or equivalent) driving a 7-ton or larger truck, tractor-trailer, or a 16-passenger or […]

Impressive National Results for Letter Carriers’ Annual Food Drive

25th Food Drive Helps Feed Needy Families in All 50 States WASHINGTON, July 12, 2017 — The 25th annual food drive by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), held on Saturday, May 13, collected 75 million pounds, the third-highest total in the event’s history. Combined with last year’s record of 80.1 million pounds, that makes […]

USPS: Artist Andrew Wyeth’s 100th Birthday Commemorated Through Forever Stamps

Stamps Highlight 12 Iconic Paintings CHADDS FORD, PA — Andrew Wyeth, one of the most prominent artists of the 20th-century — whose realistic style defied artistic trends — was commemorated today on his birth centennial with the issuance of 12 Forever stamps highlighting his paintings. The Andrew Wyeth Forever stamps were dedicated in his home […]