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Showing posts with label Huntsville Postmark. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Huntsville Postmark. 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

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

Friday, September 16, 2011

Huntsville, Alabama: Huge Economic Growth Area Could be Stripped of Mail Processing Facility

Huntsville mail processing facility, four others in Alabama studied for closure


Article Excerpt: "... The U.S. Postal Service could close five mail processing facilities in Alabama, including the one in Huntsville that already is being downsized ..."


Reference: al.com

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center post office to close

Marshall Space Flight Center post office branch closing in two months


Article Excerpt: "... The branch at 4200 Rideout Road will close Nov. 5 and its retail operations will be consolidated with the Redstone Arsenal Branch ..."


Reference: al.com

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Postal Service to end Huntsville Alabama Postmark?

Article Title: Postal Service Consolidating in Huntsville


Postal Service to end Huntsville Alabama Postmark?


Article Excerpt: "... Letters mailed from Huntsville will soon have a new look. Instead of being stamped at the Huntsville Processing Center, beginning in January, they'll read "Birmingham." ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.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