In 2013 and beyond, what’s the purpose of national postal service?
If that is still wanted, what are customers willing to pay, in terms of postage – or taxes – to keep those services viable?
When, where and how should those...
The Ticonderoga, NY Post Office. Many rural post offices across the North Country may reduce their hours to save money, and Saturday home delivery is also likely to be eliminated. Photo: Linda Osborne via Jimmy Emerson, CC some rights reserved
Plattsburgh, NY, Feb 24, 2012 — The US Postal Service plans to close the Plattsburgh customer service mail processing center on Veteran's Lane, and move its operations to an Albany facility. 55 jobs will be lost.
It's part of a national plan to close processing plants affecting more than 100,000 jobs nation wide. There's no specific date for the Plattsburgh closure yet. Martha Foley has more. Go to full article
The Veteran's Lane mail processing center in Plattsburgh
Plattsburgh, NY, Feb 23, 2012 — The US Postal Service announced Thursday that it plans to close the Plattsburgh customer service mail processing center on Veteran's Lane, and move its operations to an Albany facility. It's one of more than 230 consolidations the USPS announced. There aren't any retail operations at the Plattsburgh site. Go to full article
Hailesboro plans to appeal the USPS decision to close their post office
Jun 15, 2011 — A dozen post offices in the North Country may close by the end of the year. These closings are part of the post office's response to record losses and declining mail volume as more people communicate electronically. The post office says they plan to close 2000 locations by next year.
That plan aims to adjust and streamline postal service after losses of 8.5 billion dollars in fiscal 2010. But some say those losses could be negated with a change to the post office pension funds. Steve Knight has more. Go to full article