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11 Things We Didn’t Know Last Week – Thanksgiving Edition

Posted on 11/27/2013 by |News, Culture, Sights and Sounds | Comments

11 ThingsNews, discoveries and fun … 1. Millennials are about twice as likely to believe in aliens as boomers (27 percent vs. 14 percent). (Learn more at AARP) 2. Connecticut twins who never married and lived modestly in their parents’  home revealed a multi-million dollar secret when they died. (Learn more at AARP) 3. Men’s noses are bigger than women’s. (Learn more at Discovery) 4. The U.S. Postal Service has begun Sunday deliveries in New York and Los Angeles. (Learn more at Yahoo) 5. Vancouver outlawed doorknobs. (Learn …

The Takeaway: Florida Retirees Protest Demise of U.S. Postal Service

Posted on 03/27/2012 by |Brooklyn, NY | Comments

Bulletin TodayNalcrest is a haven for retired mail carriers, and they’re “delivering a first-class protest” against the demise of the U.S. Postal Service.

Five Day Work Week for the Mailman

Posted on 03/29/2010 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

Home & FamilyIs everyone aware that the elimination of mail delivery on Saturdays is one step closer to reality this week? According to this Washington Post blog, the USPS earned approval to take the proposal to postal regulators and Congress. Postmaster General John E. Potter will submit plans by next Tuesday. If the proposal is approved by Congress and the Postal Regulatory Commission, Saturday mail delivery would cease at the start of fiscal 2011. But! Don’t panic yet – I didn’t realize …

What Stops The Mail Man?

Posted on 01/29/2009 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

Your LifeAs the postal service faces its largest ever deficits, the postmaster general mulls cutting delivery down to 5 days per week.