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

Suspended post office in Pulaski, Va., will reopen within 90 days

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WBDJ7: Work is underway to reopen a shuttered United States Post Office in the town of Pulaski, Virginia, according to a statement from Senator Mark Warner’s office. According to a spokesperson for Warner, the United States Postal Service intends to reoccupy the original post office within 90 days once necessary repairs to the building’s flooring are made. The Pulaski Post … Read More

Postal Service seeking new location for suspended post office in Martinsburg, Iowa

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The News-Review: The U.S. Postal Service has announced they will relocate their local services to a “yet-to-be-determined” location after raising concerns over the previous location in Martinsburg, Iowa. According to USPS, their goal “is to select a new customer service location as close to the current site as possible” and further stating the new site will provide a convenient location … Read More

USPS to hold public meeting for relocation of suspended post office in Chapman Ranch, Texas

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The Postal Service is considering the potential relocation of retail services for the Chapman Ranch Post Office, located at 1004 County Road, Chapman Ranch, TX 78347, to a new, yet-to-be-determined location as close as reasonably possible to the existing Post Office location in order to better serve postal customers in the community.  Retail services for the currently suspended Chapman Ranch … Read More

USPS temporarily closes Fremont, IA, post office |

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KTVO: The Fremont, Iowa, community is currently without a post office. The United States Postal Service announced, Wednesday, a temporary closure of the office on east Main Street. USPS spokeswoman Stacy St. John told KTVO the office was closed after the building was invaded by an animal. St. John wouldn’t say what kind. She added that the building’s wiring is … Read More

USPS closes post office in Cincinnati, IA, the second closure in SE Iowa this week

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KTVO: The United States Postal Service announced its second closing in southeast Iowa Thursday. On Wednesday, KTVO told you about the closure of Fremont’s post office. Thursday, USPS announced the closing of the post office in Cincinnati, Iowa. Spokeswoman Stacy St. John told KTVO both of these changes are temporary. Starting Friday, Cincinnati’s post office on Liberty Street will be … Read More

Topaz Post Office permanently vacated after emergency suspension

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RecordCourier.com: Because of structural and safety concerns, the building that houses the Topaz, Calif., Post Office located at 11 Topaz Lane has been permanently vacated. On May 27, 2016, the building was emergency suspended because it was no longer safe for employees or customers. At a public meeting on May 11, 2017, the Postal Service discussed options and received community … Read More

Pulaski Town Council to vote on resolution to re-open post office

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Pulaski Town Council is getting ready to vote on a resolution asking the federal government to re-open its post office. The building was closed with only a day’s notice following an OSHA investigation into mold. Town Manager Shawn Utt says it’s now been closed for more than a week, and he has very few answers as to why the building … Read More

Post Office in Panama, IL, is temporarily closed due to building conditions

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The Journal-News: Postal services at the Panama, Illinois, Post Office were suspended on Thursday, July 20, according to a letter that went out to postal patrons from Vicki Gourley, manager of post office operations in Wentzville, MO. The letter described deficiencies in the building that necessitated the suspension of services. “You can literally see daylight through the back wall,” Gourley … Read More

Fawn Grove, PA, residents want their post office back

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York Daily Record: Some residents of Fawn Grove, Penn., population 456, are clamoring to get their post office back. The Fawn Grove Post Office, formerly located at 7 E. Main St. at the main crossroads of the small burg in southern York County, has been closed a year. It opened at that location, according to the U.S. Postal Service, in … Read More

Lingering odor shuts down historic post office in Moline, IL

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qctimes.com: An unknown odor noticed Thursday morning in the Moline, IL, Post Office caused the building at 514 17th St. to close its doors to the public and temporarily suspend services, a spokeswoman for the agency confirmed. “Until we’re able to determine the source of that (odor), it’s hard to guess when services will be restored,” said Stacy St. John, … Read More

Historic post office in Wrightsville, Georgia, closes for emergency suspension

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According to WMGT, the Postal Service has closed the historic post office in Wrightsville, Georgia, for an emergency suspension.  The news item does not say what caused the suspension or how long it might last.  A mobile unit near the post office will serve as a retail outlet, and delivery operations will be relocated to the Sandersville Post Office. Emergency suspensions typically … Read More

Lake View NY post office suspended over lease issue

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The Buffalo News: The Post Office in Lake View, New York, will close at noon Saturday after the U.S. Postal Service and landlord could not agree on a new lease.  [The lease ends on January 13, 2017.] The move is temporary, according to Karen Mazurkiewicz, spokeswoman for the Postal Service in Buffalo. “We don’t own that building,” she said of the … Read More

New McCaskill Bill to Prevent Emergency Postal Suspensions

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CBS St. Louis: U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill, along with Republican Senator Jerry Moran of Kansas, has proposed a new bill addressing post office closures. The bill would prevent the U.S. Postal Service from using its emergency suspension process to indefinitely close post offices without notice to the community, opportunity to appeal, or a time frame for reopening or permanently closing … Read More