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A vibrant Postal Service is vital

The premise that the U.S. Postal Service is hemorrhaging more than $5 billion a year is false. This “red ink” is the product of an ...

Amazon lowers its free shipping threshold to counter Walmart

When Walmart ditched its Amazon Prime-style subscriptions and offered free two-day shipping for all orders over $35, it was a shot across the bow -- ...

On this day in 1792, President George Washington signs legislation creating the U.S. Postal Service.

On this day in 1792, President George Washington signs legislation creating the U.S. Postal Service. Prior to the American Revolution, correspondence between parties depended largely ...

More Mail on Saturday? There’s a Reason for That

If you think your mailbox is fuller on Saturdays than it used to be, it’s not your imagination. During the past year, the U.S. Postal ...

VA man killed in crash with U.S. Postal Service truck

AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. (NEWSPLEX) -- Virginia State Police confirmed a man was killed Saturday afternoon in a crash with a U.S. Postal Service truck. According ...

Remembering JFK – Stamp to mark centennial birthday

The new stamp marking the 100th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s birth will be available at Post Offices nationwide Feb. 21. Kennedy remains a captivating ...

Which cause should benefit from future U.S semipostal stamps?

Earlier this week, Linn’s Washington correspondent Bill McAllister reports that Rep. Michael C. Burgess, R-Texas, wants to prevent the United States Postal Service from raising ...

New videos from the Postal Inspection Service help guard against mail crimes

The Postal Inspection Service is offering new videos that provide tips to help protect customers from becoming mail scam victims. The four videos, which are ...

WASHINGTON POST GETS IT WRONG ABOUT THE POSTAL SERVICE

Response to Washington Post Editorial Board’s “The Postal Service needs more than a Band-Aid,” February 13, 2017. The Post has set up a false dilemma ...

Bronx residents left without mailboxes as Postal Service cracks down on ‘mailbox fishing’

THE BRONX, N.Y. — Did you ever hear of mailbox fishing? Most people haven’t, but it’s a growing problem in the Bronx. Thieves tie a ...

Package Thief Confronted by Postal Carrier

WAUKESHA, WI — A Waukesha postal carrier had to contact a home resident himself after a package thief attempted to steal the package on the ...

U.S Postal Service worker appears to run over dog

"He died here in front of my house, in front of my eyes," said Marilyn Caceres, the dog owner. Caceres claims the post office worker ...

Arkansas worker, accomplice faked robbery to steal $16,000 in money orders, cash

An Arkansas woman contracted to provide postal services and an accomplice are accused of faking an armed robbery to steal $16,000 in money orders and ...

Former Postal Worker Sentenced for Mail Theft

Madison, Wis. - John W. Vaudreuil, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Belinda Chizek, 47, Prentice, Wis., was sentenced February ...

Will Trump sign postal reform legislation?

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) who has been doggedly pursuing postal reform for two years, plainly hopes to get this ...

Florida woman has been delivering mail for 45 years

WINTER SPRINGS, Fla. - While most people her age plan their day around "The Early Bird Special," Alice Eveard is one special early bird. This ...

VIPs praise de la Renta at stamp ceremony

Luminaries from the worlds of business, politics and media saluted Oscar de la Renta at the Feb. 16 dedication of the stamps honoring him. De ...

Deadline for USPS TV auditions is Feb. 22

Reminder: The Postal Service is inviting employees to audition for a USPS television commercial. The audition is open to all employees. No prior acting experience ...

DMM Revision – Clarifications on products eligible for USPS tracking

Effective March 6, 2017, the Postal Service™ will revise Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM®), part 503, to clarify ...

USPS redesigns leave sections of paystub

We revised PS Form 1223-B, Earnings Statement (known as PayStub), to provide additional information on the leave data. We intend for the changes to: Improve ...
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