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

Downtown businesses in Bowling Green, Kentucky, react to moving of US Post Office

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WBKO: Businesses in downtown Bowling Green, Kentucky, reacted to the possibility that the downtown branch of the US Postal Service may be moving out of the area. The Postal Service says they plan on moving that branch as close to the current location as possible. It currently serves a number of people every day. “Our business uses it every day,” says … Read More

Finksburg MD post office will move

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Carroll County Times: The Finksburg, Maryland, post office will move, but its new home hasn’t been decided upon.  In a news release distributed this week, the U.S. Postal Service announced its decision to relocate the Finksburg post office, but said a new site has not yet been determined.At an August community meeting on a possible relocation of the office, Richard … Read More

Philly once had two great post offices. Soon, it will have none.

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Philly.com: Sure, the lines in the marble-paneled post office at Ninth and Market moved at a glacial pace. Sure, the clerks were often uncommunicative and even surly. But what did it matter when there was so much architectural plenty to keep your eyes sated for the entire wait? Philly once had two great post offices. Soon, it will have none. … Read More

Public meeting scheduled on relocation of Finksburg, MD post office

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Carroll County Times: A public meeting is scheduled for later this month to discuss the future of  post office in Finksburg, Maryland.  The office, currently at 2999 Dede Road, is being considered for a relocation project, according to a news release from the Baltimore District of the U.S. Postal Service. The Postal Service is in the midst of a nationwide … Read More

Post office relocation plans for Hendersonville, NC

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According to WLOS, the Postal Service is planning to close the main post office on Fifth Avenue in Hendersonville, N.C., and relocate retail services to a smaller facility.  A public meeting is scheduled for Thursday, July 7. The Postal Service has been leasing the current location since 1966, which means the building is more than fifty years old and eligible for … Read More