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