Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Mail Slot Menace: Cat protective of mail slot (video)


CNY postal worker's cat video wins grand prize on 'America's Funniest Home Videos'

"...A Central New York postal worker, who captured his battle with a cat on video has won big on "America's Funniest Home Videos." Joe Cassidy, of Baldwinsville, works for the U.S. Postal Service in Syracuse. His showdown with the cat appeared on the show in January. The video, dubbed "Mail Slot Menace," won the first place prize and Cassidy took home $10,000. ..."   
Reference: www.syracuse.com

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Issa is determined to privatize and take government services from U.S. citizens

APWU Urges ‘No’ Vote on Issa’s Latest Postal Bill

"... “Issa has now decided to eat the USPS one bite at a time,” said APWU President Mark Dimondstein. “We stand in solidarity against any efforts to privatize the Postal Service, diminish service to our customers, or weaken workers’ rights.” ..."   

Reference: www.apwu.org

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Postal Service Finances: 1.6 percent increase in letter revenue; operating profit for the first half of fiscal year 2014 (October-March) more than $1 billion


Postal Service makes profit, don’t eliminate services

Postal Service Operating Profits Rise"... The U.S. Postal Service recently reported an operating profit of $261 million for the first quarter of 2014, which brings the operating profit for the first half of fiscal year 2014 (October-March) to more than $1 billion. ..."   
Reference: www.indystar.com

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Who orders tree trimming during baby bird season? The Postal Service. Protected Birds Slaughtered

Protected Birds Slaughtered By USPS Landscaping

"... Horrified onlookers called police on Saturday, as crews ground up black-crowned night heron bird chicks that were nesting in trees being trimmed in the downtown area, the San Francisco Chronicle reported on Tuesday (http://bit.ly/1o6Y3iQ ). "It was awful," said Lisa Owens Viani, director of Raptors Are The Solution, who was among the first on the scene. "It's especially appalling because these birds are so vulnerable and such a valuable part of the ecosystem." ..."   

Reference: www.huffingtonpost.com

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

FedEx shooting victim feared he wouldn’t survive

'I don't want to die’: Wounded victim asks 911 operator to tell his wife he loves her after shooter opens fire at Georgia FedEx facility (AUDIO)

"... security guard critically wounded by a gunman at a FedEx facility in Georgia feared he wouldn’t survive when he called for help to relay an important message: “Please, tell my wife I love her.” ..."   

Reference: www.nydailynews.com