Friday, March 22, 2013

Truck carrying mail in in fiery crash

What Happens to USPS Mail Destroyed in Fiery I-75 Crash?

"... Debbie Fetterly, a USPS spokeswoman, says the truck was carrying magazines and third-class mail from Jacksonville to Tampa. Most of the mail was also advertisements, she added. ..."   

Reference: carrollwood.patch.com

Monday, March 18, 2013

Finally, Postal Service being questioned on actions

Lawmakers slam Postal Service for silence on five-day delivery

"... Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) noted in a joint statement that they asked Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe in a letter six weeks ago to justify the postal service’s projected savings. ..."   

Reference: www.washingtonpost.com

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Stamps: La Florida: Flowers in Abundance

La Florida: Flowers in Abundance

"... Pink and red hibiscus nestle against yellow cannas, purple morning glories fill the block of four's center, and passionflowers spill over the stamp edges — a technique that Kessler says Buchanan has mastered. “He brought the subjects together beautifully and broke them apart beautifully,” she adds, noting how the stamps form both a lovely composite picture and lovely independent units as well. ..."   

Reference: www.beyondtheperf.com

Mail Delays: "...not the level of service they wish to provide"

USPS customers concerned with mail delays

"... When we asked USPS representatives about the delay, they issued a statement saying the service postal customers are getting now is not the level of service they wish to provide. ..."   

Reference: www.walb.com

Monday, March 4, 2013

House GOP takes a first step to save postal mail delivery

House spending bill requires Saturday mail delivery

"... The new House GOP spending bill directs the U.S. Postal Service to deliver mail six days a week, against the wishes of the nation’s postmaster general. ..."   

Reference: thehill.com