United States Postal Service
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.
In an announcement Wednesday, postmaster general and CEO Patrick R. Donahoe said the Saturday mail cutback will begin the week of Aug. 5.
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.
Some shoppers were looking for more than just bargains at the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City on Thursday.
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.
More than a month after superstorm Sandy ravaged the city, its post office is back in business and residents couldn’t be more grateful.
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.
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.
The holiday season is in full swing and you can become a hero by helping the United States Postal Service in “Operation Santa.”
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.
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?
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.
The Postal Service is considering closing more than 1 in 10 of its retail outlets.
The plan calls for moving operations at the Manor Road Processing Center on Staten Island to Manhattan and Brooklyn. The process is likely to delay the time it takes for residents to get their mail.
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