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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

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

The mail hasn't been delivered consistently in one Long Island town, prompting outrage from residents. (Photo: CBS 2)

Exclusive: Long Island Residents Blast Postal Service Over Lack Of Deliveries

Some Long Island residents think the U.S. Postal Service’s motto needs to be revised. That’s because snow, rain and gloom of night have been getting in the way of their mail deliveries.

02/24/2014

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

Debris from Sandy left for removal in Long Beach, Long Island - Nov. 20, 2012 (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Long Beach Post Office Reopens After Sandy

More than a month after superstorm Sandy ravaged the city, its post office is back in business and residents couldn’t be more grateful.

12/03/2012

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

A United States Post Office - File / Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Suburban Post Office Robber Still At Large

Police in Lake Peekskill are still on the hunt for the man who held up the post office on Lake Drive.

12/30/2010

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

NJ Mail Carrier Honored For Helping Save Elderly Woman

A New Jersey post office held a ceremony Tuesday to honor a mail carrier for his efforts in rescuing an elderly grandmother on his route.

12/14/2010

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Operation Santa Kicks Off In Manhattan

New York postal officials say their Santa program is the largest in the country and gets about 500,000 letters a year from needy children.

11/30/2010

Tribute To Fallen US Servicemen (credit: AP)

Town Renames Post Office To Honor NJ Marine

Postal officials and political leaders attended a Saturday ceremony to rename the Westwood Post Office for Marine Sgt. Christopher R. Hrbek, who was killed in Afghanistan by an I.E.D.

11/27/2010

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SUV Goes Through L.I. Post Office Wall

A post office worker who was late for his job is thanking his lucky stars.

11/22/2010

Bellmore Post Office (Credit: Susan Connole)

Cyanide Scare Near Bellmore Post Office

Authorities quarantined an area on Long Island for four hours after a suspicious substance was found in the car of a female fugitive.

10/01/2010

Geraldine Ferraro (Photo by Jamie Rose/Getty Images)

Former V.P. Candidate Ferraro Honored In Queens

Friends, leaders and lawmakers burst into applause as Geraldine Ferraro unveiled a plaque to give a Long Island City post office her name.

08/26/2010