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Showing posts with label Huntsville Post Office. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Huntsville Post Office. Show all posts

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Postal Service will end Saturday delivery in August

Postal Service to End Delivery of Letters on Saturdays


Article Excerpt: "... the Postal Service announced on Wednesday that it would seek to stop Saturday delivery of letters, a sweeping change in the way the agency operates that immediately drew criticism from postal unions and some businesses. ..."


Reference: www.nytimes.com

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Huntsville Police say 43 pounds of marijuana found in mail

K-9 finds marijuana in mail


Article Excerpt: "... HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAAY) - Police say a K-9 unit helped them find dozens of pounds of pot traveling through the U.S. postal system in January ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Will Huntsville's mail be saved?

Postal Bill: Senate Votes To Allow USPS To Avert Bankruptcy, Delay Post Office Closings


Article Excerpt: "... measure would save about half the mail processing centers the Postal Service wants to close, from 252 to 125, allowing more areas to maintain overnight first-class mail delivery for at least three more years ..."


Reference: postal-edaily.blogspot.com

Friday, March 23, 2012

Postal Service set to purposely slow First-Class Mail Delivery, causing huge losses

Postal Service closing plans panned by lawmakers


Article Excerpt: "... Postal Service stands to lose billions of dollars in the first year after it closes 200 mail processing facilities and slows the delivery of first-class mail, according to a feasibility study released this week. ...“No wonder the Postal Service wanted to keep this report a secret,” Rep. Gerald E. Connolly (D-Va.) said Thursday. ..."


Reference: www.washingtonpost.com

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Huntsville Mail Processing Facility located on Wall Triana to Close

Huntsville Mail Processing Facility located on Wall Triana to Close


Article Excerpt: Huntsville, Alabama - The U.S. Postal Service announced today that the Huntsville Mail Processing Facility located on Wall Triana near Madison, Alabama, will close. Postal officials announced the news, adding that the facility would not close prior to May 15, 2012 due to a congressional moratorium on plant closures until that time. Operations will eventually be moved to Birmingham, Alabama. Huntsville had already lost its historical postmark at the end of 2011. Postal officials also stated that the U. S. Postal Service is also considering early retirement programs and possible buyout incentives to reduce the number of postal employees.


Reference: Rocket City

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Huntsville Alabama Loses its Identity via Postal Service Cuts

Madison County Commission opposes closing mail processing center on Wall Triana Highway


Article Excerpt: "... commission adopted a resolution Friday in support of keeping the mail-processing facility here open. Chair Mike Gillespie said the resolution would be sent to the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors and would ..."


Reference: The Postal Newsgroup

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Huntsville Alabama Loses Identity

Madison County Commission opposes closing mail processing center on Wall Triana Highway


Article Excerpt: "... commission adopted a resolution Friday in support of keeping the mail-processing facility here open. Chair Mike Gillespie said the resolution would be sent to the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors and would be personally delivered to members of the congressional ..."


Reference: The Postal Newsgroup

Friday, December 16, 2011

Huntsville Leaders Plead to Keep Vital Postal Facility Open

Huntsville mail processing center may relocate to Birmingham

Article Excerpt: "...Postal workers voiced their concerns at Wednesday night's meeting. Postal worker and Huntsville resident xxx xxxxxx said if the measure passes, Huntsville will lose its historic postmark; something that xxxxx says is an emblem of a community. XXXX also worried about medications being sent without an overnight delivery option. [see video] ..."


Reference: www.waff.com

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Postal Service wants to cut service for the Rocket City

USPS Announces Cuts Impacting Valley Residents


Article Excerpt: "... The impact of losing overnight delivery would be particularly significant for those who rely on medications like insulin that need to stay below a certain temperature during shipment. Propst Pharmacy Manager Brett Enabnit says, “They use a cold packet, they can only guarantee it for so long." ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com/

Friday, December 2, 2011

Public Input Needed to Save Huntsville Postmark and Mail Processing Facility

Public hearing set on plans to close Huntsville mail facility




Article Excerpt: "...The Postal Service is planning public meetings Dec. 14 in Decatur and Dec. 15 in Tuscaloosa to collect input. Comments made at the meetings or submitted in writing will be entered into the record and considered by regional and national administrators, Fetterly said.

"There have been cases where a mail processing center and/or a local Post Office have not closed due to community input," Fetterly said. ..."

Comments in writing can be sent to:
Manager, Consumer and Industry Contact, Alabama District,
351 24th Street North, Birmingham AL

35203-9711. They will be accepted through Dec. 29.


Reference: al.com

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Huntsville may lose its identity, but postal jobs safe!

Postal jobs in Huntsville are safe but city may lose its postmark


Article Excerpt: "...Responding to a question from Lynn Pratt, a postal employee in Hazel Green whose husband also works for the postal service, Mitchell left no doubt about job security.

"Everyone who has a job right now will continue to have a job," Mitchell said. "We don't anticipate anyone losing their job. I guarantee you that." ..."


Reference: al.com