USPS Service Alerts Due to Tropical Storm Harvey

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About.USPS.com: Harvey aftermath A week after Hurricane Harvey came ashore in Texas, residents along the Gulf Coast are dealing with the destruction caused by historic flooding. Many residents have been displaced. Relief efforts continue. The Postal Service is now in active storm recovery, but we’re open for business — offering delivery and retail services — where it’s safe to do so … 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

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

Historic post office in Moline, IL, closed until this fall

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qconline.com: Postal officials say the Moline, Illinois, post office at 514 17th St. will not reopen until later this fall. The post office was closed July 20 due an unknown odor discovered by employees. A subsequent investigation was conducted by “internal safety coordinators,” according to Stacy St. John, U.S. Postal Service Strategic Communication Specialist in Des Moines. “Work is on-going … Read More