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Mail allegedly hoarded by postal worker Joseph Brucato. (credit: U.S. Attorney's Office)

Brooklyn Mail Carrier Accused Of Hoarding 40,000 Letters

A New York City postal carrier is accused of failing to deliver more than 40,000 pieces of mail, some dating to 2005.

09/26/2014

United States Postal Service vehicle (file / credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Door-To-Door Mail Delivery Could Soon Be Replaced By ‘Cluster Boxes’

Door-to-door mail delivery could become a thing of the past. A U.S. House committee approved a bill that would change delivery to “cluster box” pick-ups.

05/21/2014

Postal workers protest on 34th Street against the U.S. Postal Service's pilot program to open counters at Staples stores on April 24, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Postal Workers Unions Protest Staples Program

Postal workers around the country protested in front of Staples stores on Thursday, objecting to the U.S. Postal Service’s pilot program to open counters in stores, staffed with retail employees.

04/24/2014

One of the Postal Service's green lock boxes broken into in Freeport. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Officials: Mail Stolen From Postal Boxes On Long Island

The mail was apparently taken from two green locked boxes used by carriers to pick up mail to distribute on their routes. It happened in Freeport on April 7.

04/16/2014

Susan Heifetz was shocked to receive letters sent to her by her mother, an old boyfriend, and her brother over 4 decades ago. (Credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Woman Shocked To Receive Letters From Loved Ones 45 Years Later

The term ‘snail mail’ has taken on a new meaning for a Brooklyn woman who recently received a birthday card that was 45 years too late.

04/08/2014

Post Office (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Postmaster General: Post Office In Midst Of Financial Disaster

Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night will keep a postal carrier from delivering your mail.
But lack of money might.

09/19/2013

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Post Office Issues Warning After Thieves Begin Fishing From Brooklyn Mailbox

It’s fishing season in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn – but not in the sense of catching actual fish.

04/29/2013

United States Postal Service vehicle (file / credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

United States Postal Service Backs Down On Cutting Saturday Delivery

The Postal Service said in February that it planned to cut back in August to five-day-a-week deliveries for everything except packages, as a way to hold down losses.

04/10/2013

FILE - US Postal Service letter carrier Anthony Ow sorts through mail in the back of his delivery truck. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Postal Service To Cut Saturday Mail To Trim Costs

In an announcement Wednesday, postmaster general and CEO Patrick R. Donahoe said the Saturday mail cutback will begin the week of Aug. 5.

02/06/2013

United States Postal Service Job Event at the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City on Long Island - Dec. 27, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

U.S. Postal Service Holds Job Fair At Roosevelt Field Mall

Some shoppers were looking for more than just bargains at the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City on Thursday.

12/27/2012

Post Office (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Labor Day Closures And Changes In Service For New York City

All city, state and federal offices are closed on Mon., Sept. 3.

09/01/2012

Empty mailbox in Jersey City apartment building (credit: CBS 2)

Postal Worker’s Vacation Causes Halt In Mail Delivery For Some In Jersey City

The unofficial motto of the U.S. Postal Service reads: Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. But that motto says nothing about what happens when a mail carrier goes on vacation. Residents of a Jersey City apartment building said when their letter carrier took a week off, so did their mail delivery.

08/22/2012

United States Post Office - Dec 5, 2011 (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Major Postal Cuts Will Mean Slower Mail, Job Cuts In Tri-State Area

There are over 1,000 workers at the processing and distribution center in Flushing, Queens and many don’t know what this means for them.

12/05/2011

Garden State Parkway (credit: AP Photo/Mike Derer)

NJ Turnpike Authority Changing Toll System On Garden State Parkway

Officials decided to end the system that allowed motorists who didn’t have enough change to take envelopes and mail the payment.

09/08/2011

Post Office  (file/William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Muggers Targeting Postal Workers In The Bronx

Each time, the NYPD said, the muggers shoved the unarmed postal worker to the ground and stole a master mailbox key that gives the thieves access to dozens of mailboxes.

03/15/2011

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