Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Postal Service apologizes for blood smeared mail delivery

USPS To New York Town: Hey, Sorry For Delivering Blood-Stained Mail

"... residents of one New York town found their mail had been altered in a more disturbing way: it was smeared with blood. The United States Postal Service issued an apology to residents of the town of Olean who complained about getting mail stained with blood, the Olean Times Herald reports ..."   

Reference: consumerist.com

US Postal Service Apologizes After Delivering Chemical-Soaked Mail to Brooklyn Park Home

US Postal Service Apologizes After Delivering Chemical-Soaked Mail to Brooklyn Park Home

"... says he received two packages last week that were soaked in a chemical, giving him a headache and a burning feeling on his hands. The U.S. Postal Service apologized and said another piece of mail that contained a fuel additive leaked onto Korzendorfer's packages ..."   

Reference: kstp.com

Friday, February 12, 2016

USPS Apologizes Sorry We Blocked Disabled Parking Spot

USPS Apologizes Sorry We Blocked Disabled Parking Spot

"... U.S. Olympic legend Amy Van Dyken just got a full-fledged apology from the U.S. Postal Service -- after a USPS truck blocked her from parking in a disabled spot at her neurologist's office..."   

Reference: www.tmz.com

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Latest Postal Service profit is an indication that mail service is adjusting to a modern world

Postal Service posts profit after holiday season

"... The mail service reported $1.3 billion in controllable income — that’s income that covers the service’s operational expenses but not large prepayments into a retiree health benefit fund — and $307 million in net income for the stretch spanning from Oct. 1 through Dec. 31. Both of those numbers are up from the same period one year earlier ..."   

Reference: thehill.com

Monday, February 8, 2016

Postal inspectors intercept mailed drugs in Baraboo

Postal inspectors intercept mailed drugs in Baraboo

"... drug-related crimes. Authorities say two suspicious packages arrived at the Baraboo post office last week ..."   

Reference: www.washingtontimes.com

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Sara Nussel: Postal Service is victim of union busting

Opinion

Sara Nussel: Postal Service is victim of union busting

"... The same corporate moguls who sent all of our manufacturing jobs to China and Mexico want to break the Postal Service. FedEx and UPS would love to get their hands on our postal system. You think mailing a letter costs a lot now? Hah! Just wait until it’s privatized ..."   

Reference: www.gainesville.com