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

Orlando’s Colonialtown post office sells, to close in 2020

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Orlando Sentinel: Two Orlando doctors purchased a downtown Orlando post office building with plans to redevelop it after the postal lease expires in 2020. Nestled in the Mills/50 District, the one-story, concrete-block building at 611 N. Mills Ave. was built more than six decades ago and has long served at the post office for neighborhoods and businesses on the east … Read More

Historic Post Office in Richmond, Calif, to be sold despite opposition

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East Bay Times: The downtown post office in Richmond, Calif., will close, the U.S. Postal Service has decided, despite the fervent objections of the mayor, the local county supervisor and U.S. congressman, much of the business community, civic organizations, and many neighborhood residents. The news came in a letter, stamped Aug. 10 and addressed to Mayor Tom Butt, posted on … Read More

No renewal for post office lease in Howard Beach, NY

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Queens Chronicle: Following weeks of negotiations, the property owner of the Cross Bay Boulevard Post Office in Howard Beach, Queens, NY, has decided not to renew the lease with the U.S. Postal Service and now area leaders are scrambling to find a new location by December. “We can report that the current landlord confirmed their intention to lease to another … 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

Post Office announces move to former Sears store in Council Bluffs, Iowa

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nonpareilonline.com: Postal Service officials confirmed late Friday afternoon that the former Sears building at the Mall of the Bluffs has been selected as the new site for the Council Bluffs, Iowa, Post Office. The selection of the Mall of the Bluffs site follows a community meeting and review of all public feedback, according to a Postal Service release. “Because of … Read More

Post Office Relocation Will Be On Agenda For Next Board Meeting in St. Mary, MO

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Ste. Genevieve Herald: Representatives of the U.S. Postal Service requested a place on the agenda for the city of St, Mary Board of Aldermen meeting on Thursday, August 10, to discuss plans for relocating the post office in St, Mary, Missouri. The Postal Service sent notification to city officials as well as public notices.  The meeting is set for 6 … Read More

PRC dismisses appeal to stop relocation of the downtown post office in Grand Island, NE

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The Postal Regulatory Commission has dismissed an appeal to stop the relocation of the downtown post office in Grand Island, Nebraska.  In an order issued on June 15, 2017, the Commission explains that “the Postal Service’s actions regarding the Grand Island MPO constitute a relocation of postal services, over which the Commission has no appellate jurisdiction.” The relocation has been … Read More

Postal Service plans to close the downtown post office in Mahwah, NJ, and relocate to carrier annex

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Mahwah, NJ Patch: The Postal Service is planning to relocate its downtown East Ramapo Avenue location in Mahwah, New Jersey,  to its other township facility at 46 Industrial Avenue — a move that township officials would rather not have occur. The East Ramapo Avenue retail location is a about 8,200 square feet, which the USPS has leased since 1966, Post Office … Read More

Change of address coming for tiny South Jersey post office

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NJ.com: The Richwood, NJ, post office will move to a new location following word that the lease at its current site will not be renewed, according to the U.S. Postal Service. The USPS will hold a public meeting on the relocation plan on Thursday, April 6, at 6 p.m. at Richwood United Methodist Church, 111 Richwood Road.  Read more.

Five Houston post offices saved, but one still on chopping block

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Houston Chronicle: After years of uncertainty, five neighborhood post offices in Houston have been given reprieves from closure but one station in west Houston’s Energy Corridor remains under review. The news, revealed by the U.S. Postal Service this week, received a mixed reaction from Memorial Super Neighborhood President Greg Sergesketter, whose communities south of Katy Freeway stand to still lose … Read More

Rep. Adrian Smith weighs in on Grand Island post office relocation proposal

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graydc.com: A controversial proposal to move the downtown post office in Grand Island, NE to the city’s west side is getting a lot of attention. Just weeks ago, residents voiced their frustrations with the change at a public forum and now that discussion is continuing in our nation’s capital. A controversial proposal to relocate the only post office in a … Read More

Community upset over Whitehaven post office closing in Memphis, TN

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WMC Action News: Some people in the Whitehaven community in Memphis, Tenn. [a predominantly African-American community], are boiling mad about plans to close a longtime neighborhood post office. Memphis Congressman Steve Cohen and some Memphis City Council Members are calling for the Postal Service to reconsider plans to relocate the Louis Carruthers Post Office from Whitehaven to Hacks Cross Road. Spencer … Read More