A few weeks ago, the PRC's Public Representative argued that the closing of the historic post office in Stamford, Conn., should be viewed as a de facto discontinuance, not an emergency suspension, and she said the Postal Service's explanation for the closure — unsafe building conditions — was "disingenuous" because it had said just a few days earlier that the reason was … Read More
Historic Courthouse post office in Danville suspended over paint problem
The historic Courthouse post office on Main Street in Danville, Virginia, had its hours cut to four a day back in August. The Danville P.O. wasn't part of POStPlan, but apparently reducing hours at post offices isn't limited to the 13,000 facilities on the POStPlan list. Now the Danville post office is closing completely for an emergency suspension. The … Read More
Postal Groups Call for End to After-Dark Mail Deliveries
Two Brooklyn Post Offices headed for relocation
The Postal Service is planning to relocate two more post offices, the Pratt Station in Clinton Hill (524 Myrtle Ave.) and the Times Plaza Station in Boerum Hill (542 Atlantic Ave.). Both are in leased spaces, with leases terminating over the coming months. Brooklyn residents apparently have mixed feelings about the relocations. Read more.
Postal workers call for end to delivery after dark
Communities and Postal Workers United Press Release: “Postal workers and our communities are angered and outraged at this senseless, unnecessary death,” declared Jamie Partridge, spokesperson for Communities and Postal Workers United (CPWU), a national network of activists fighting to save the postal service. The next delivery day after the attack on Barnette, every letter carrier in the DC area was again … Read More