Bed-Stuy Post Office Is ‘Proof God Hates You,’ Residents Say

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Bed-Stuy, NY Patch: The most hated place in Bed-Stuy (the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood in Brooklyn, NY) may be the Brevoort Station Post Office, whose “Soup Nazi” employees have been refusing to deliver packages and sometimes scaring customers for more than 30 years. As one Yelp reviewer put it, “There IS a God and he HATES you because THIS is your post office!” … Read More

Push to save – and rename – Richmond post office continues

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Richmond Standard: The U.S. Postal Service’s recent announcement that it will sell the historic Main Post Office building at 1025 Nevin Ave in Richmond, Calif. has not slowed Congressman Mark DeSaulnier’s attempt to rename the 1938-built structure after a former Richmond postmaster. “Mark will continue to push for the passage of the renaming legislation in tandem with his efforts to … Read More

Billions Served: Foot Traffic at the Post Office, an OIG report

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The USPS Office of Inspector General has just issued a white paper on retail foot traffic at the more than 30,000 USPS-run post offices.  The report shows that Americans visited post offices some 2.7 billion times in FY 2016 — about triple the Postal Service’s official figure for customer visits, which refers to transactions only. This has some important implications … Read More

USPS Service Alerts for Hurricane Irma

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USPS Service Alerts: Hurricane Irma has left destruction across the Caribbean. The Category 5 hurricane is one of the strongest Atlantic storms ever recorded. It continues to track toward South Florida, where it could make landfall this weekend. Many residents have evacuated ahead of the dangerous winds and storm surge associated with this hurricane. USPS operations have been impacted. Check “Service … Read More

Harlem Post Office to Relocate But Residents Fear Continued Poor Service

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DNAinfo: The U.S. Postal Service wants the community to know there will be no change in service when the College Station Post Office at 140th Street relocates two blocks south. That’s what residents are afraid of. Gregory Lackey, a realty asset manager for the USPS, told residents Wednesday night that the new building has 2,900 square feet, three service counters, … Read More

Cadiz, Ohio, Post Office closes due to structural damage

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WTOV: The news came almost unexpectedly — P.O. box holders were the first to learn it, and now others are learning: the village of Cadiz, OH, is soon to be without a post office. “We received a letter indicating that the post office has some structural deficiencies and under postal regulations the building needs to be closed,” Village Administrator Charley … Read More