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World War II Medal of Honor Forever stamp (credit: CBS 2)

NJ World War II Hero Honored With US Postage Stamp

A New Jersey soldier who had been the nation’s oldest living recipient of the Medal of Honor before his death last month is among those being honored with a U.S. postage stamp.

11/11/2013

Thieves on Long Island have been tailing UPS, FedEx and U.S. Postal Service drivers and stealing packages shortly after they've been delivered, police said.

Cops: Package Thieves Target Long Island Homes

Police are warning homeowners about a series of unsolved thefts in Old Bethpage, Farmingdale and Bethpage.

10/31/2013

Wine Bottles (file/credit: Clip Art)

Schumer Wants To End Ban On Shipping Alcohol Via Postal Service

A law created in 1909 prohibits the United States Postal Service from delivering alcohol to consumers and Schumer said he will move to end those restrictions in an upcoming bill regarding the future of the struggling agency.

10/31/2013

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

Grand Central Terminal (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

One Day Until Grand Central Terminal’s 100th Birthday

The celebration will include remarks from Caroline Kennedy, whose mother Jacqueline is credited with saving Grand Central from the wrecking ball. A centennial fanfare will also be performed by the West Point Brass Ensemble.

01/31/2013

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

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

Postal Service Looks For Workers On Long Island In Wake Of Superstorm Sandy

After hearing the stories about people needing jobs in the Rockaways, the United States Postal Service on Long Island called the WCBS 880 newsroom to say they need paid help as a number of people are about to retire.

12/20/2012

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

Post Office (file / credit: Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

New Jersey Postal Workers Bracing For Cuts

Fewer people are mailing letters or bills and four out of ten stamps are now bought at grocery and drug stores. That’s why they’re considering closing a mail processing center in Teterboro and shifting duties to their Kearny center.

01/12/2012

Colby Fiedler and Vincenzo Francese (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suspects Accused Of Stealing Packages From Lindenhurst Neighbors

Police say that the two would drive around and when they saw packages delivered by UPS or the United States Postal Service, they would run up to the doorsteps and steal the holiday gifts.

12/21/2011

Postal employees working on 'Operation Santa.' (credit: United States Postal Service)

Join Operation Santa And Become A Holiday Hero

The holiday season is in full swing and you can become a hero by helping the United States Postal Service in “Operation Santa.”

12/15/2011

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

Package Delivery (credit: clipart.com,file)

Village Doorman Is There To Sign For Your Package

It’s a classic urban dilemma: you have a package coming that needs a signature, but you can’t be there and don’t have a doorman. So, what do you do?

09/15/2011

United States Post Office (file / credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bronx To Lose 17 Post Offices As Part Of 34 Planned Closures In NYC

State-wide, New York is poised to lose 112 post offices. New Jersey is set to lose 50; Connecticut will lose 15. Some 3,600 post offices are expected to be shuttered across the country.

07/27/2011

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