(Note: a couple of years ago we linked to a story about the last politically appointed PM. Click here to view that story, which includes a discussion of the difference between “political” and “presidential” appointments…)
Samuel J. Mitchell made history last week.
Mitchell — the last Postmaster appointed by a president — retired Jan. 31 after 52 years managing the Philo, OH, Post Office. Continue reading →
BLACK MOUNTAIN, N.C. (WLOS) — “I’ve been talking to this guy. I’ve won Publisher’s Clearinghouse, for $100,000,” Debbie Mathis said her mother told her.Mathis, who lives in Black Mountain, said her mother told her she’d hit it big, and that she’d sent $500 cash to an address in Mississippi to make sure her prize would be paid out. Continue reading →
WASHINGTON, D.C. — While the U.S. Postal Service has recently withstood a barrage of negative attention, from getting hacked to announcing continued multibillion-dollar deficits, it enjoys the most positive image of 13 high-profile government agencies Gallup recently tested. Younger Americans are more likely than older Americans to review the Postal Service favorably. Continue reading →
OKLAHOMA CITY – This has been an extremely busy week for the US Postal service.But one letter carrier in OKC has been answering the call the week before every Christmas since the Eisenhower administration. Continue reading →
In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, many residents of Puerto Rico look for normalcy, and one clear sign of things getting back to normal, is having their mail delivered. The storm aftermath and the lack of power created issues with logistics and the ability to transport the influx of care packages and donations being sent, so the Air National Guard, stepped up to help deliver the mail. Continue reading →