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