U.S. Postal Service

Residents want the post office to implement new zip codes in Long Island communities where similar street names have caused confusion. (Credit: CBS2)

Common Street Names With The Same Zip Code Create Confusion On Long Island

Maple Avenue and Park Place are common street names, but in one Long Island community, multiple Maples and other common names share the same zip code.

08/20/2015

A US Postal Service letter carrier (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mailman In The Bronx Accused In Bogus Tax Return Scheme

Oscar Lopez, 36, was charged Thursday with conspiracy and theft of government funds

07/02/2015

The Stamp Out Hunger food drive will be held May 9, 2015. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

US Postal Service Food Drive Saturday

It’s the annual Stamp Out Hunger National Food Drive, and Island Harvest CEO Randi Shubin-Dresner is encouraging people to help feed the needy.

05/06/2015

Residents of Hartsdale accuse the U.S. Postal Service of falling down on the job. (Credit: CBS2)

Westchester County Residents Say Postal Service Is Falling Down On Job

Some Westchester County residents are the latest to say that mail service has gone from predictable to sporadic, and that the Post Office is falling down on some of its basic duties.

03/09/2015

Mailbox

Staten Island Postal Worker Accused Of Hoarding Mail He Was Supposed To Deliver

A U.S. Postal worker in Staten Island was charged Friday with dumping mail in his girlfriend’s apartment and never delivering it to its intended recipients.

01/23/2015

(Credit: Meg Baker/CBS2)

N.J. Antique Shop At Odds With Post Office After Package Delivered Damaged

For more than two decades, an elderly couple in New Jersey has relied on the U.S. Postal Service for their business. But now, their relationship with the post office is broken after an expensive package was crushed, CBS2’s Meg Baker reported.

12/19/2014

FILE - A United States Postal Service worker dressed as Santa Claus stands at a postal window at the end of a news conference at the James A. Farley Post Office in New York to kick off "Operation Santa Claus".  (credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Postal Service Kicks Off 102nd Annual ‘Operation Santa’ In NYC

Tuesday marks the start of the U.S. Postal Service’s 102nd annual “Operation Santa Adopt-a-Letter” program.

12/02/2014

Stacked mail bins line a Financial District street. (Credit: CBS 2)

USPS Mail Bins Crowd Sidewalks In Financial District

Amid the hustle and bustle on Financial District streets, a different type of neighbor takes up space.

10/02/2014

United States Postal Service mail truck (file / credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Dog Attack Suspends Mail Delivery To Some New Jersey Homes

The U.S. Postal Service has suspended delivery to four Rochelle Park homes after a dog attacked a mail carrier.

06/19/2014

Cocaine seized from Fun World Childcare in the Bronx. (Credit Handout)

Officials: Leader Of Puerto Rico-New York City Drug Ring Arrested

Juan Valdez is accused of smuggling large quantities of cocaine and oxycodone from Puerto Rico to New York using the U.S. Postal Service.

04/10/2014

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)

Long Island Community Not Alone In Quest For Regular Mail Deliveries

New Hyde Park residents are apparently not alone in their quest for their mail deliveries. Several zip codes across Long Island and the country are seeing inconsistent U.S. mail service.

03/05/2014

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

Lorraine Trivone And Father Nicholas

Staten Island Woman Furious After Postal Service Loses Track Of Her Father’ Ashes

A Staten Island woman was waiting Friday evening for a very meaningful package that appeared to have been lost in the mail.

02/21/2014

A postal worker delivers mail in the Bronx. (credit: CBS 2)

Officials Meet To Discuss Skipped Mail Deliveries In The Bronx

What began as complaints about missed mail deliveries in a few Bronx apartment buildings has now blossomed into a large issue affecting an entire ZIP code.

02/19/2014

more