post office

Post office raises stamp price
Post office raises stamp price
News Queens Courier Staff 2/04/2013 at 12:26PM

BY ANTHONY O’REILLY Reach down a little deeper into your pocket if you plan to use “snail mail” any time soon. The United States Postal Service (USPS) implemented an increase in the price of a first class stamp from 45 cents to 46 cents on January 27. Congetta Chirichello, a spokesperson for the USPS, said [...]

Future of Bayside post office still undelivered
Future of Bayside post office still undelivered
News Melissa Chan 7/12/2012 at 10:54AM

The fate of the Bayside post office branch has not yet been sealed, but a possible move is under discussion, according to a spokesperson for the United States Postal Service (USPS). Connie Chirichello, a USPS representative, said the widely circulated rumor of the 212-35 42nd Avenue post office branch closing and relocating sometime in 2013 [...]

Congressmember Ackerman: Bayside post office branch to close
Congressmember Ackerman: Bayside post office branch to close
News Melissa Chan 7/06/2012 at 4:44PM

The United States Postal Service (USPS) will close and relocate its Bayside post office branch, according to Congressmember Gary Ackerman. USPS officials want to move the centrally located Bayside branch, located at 212-35 42nd Avenue — off Bell Boulevard behind the Long Island Rail Road station — to a remote annex at 41-29 216th Street, [...]

Glendale denied their own ZIP code, granted “preferred last line”
Glendale denied their own ZIP code, granted “preferred last line”
News Billy Rennison 6/20/2012 at 6:23PM

Denied its own ZIP code, the post office granted Glendale a distinction to help separate itself from neighboring Ridgewood. The United States Postal Service (USPS) moved Glendale to a “preferred last line,” which will allow Glendale residents to be recognized as such. “Every time we order something it comes up Ridgewood or Flushing, but we’re [...]

Astoria Post Office saved
Astoria Post Office saved
News Michael Pantelidis 10/20/2011 at 10:41AM

Patrons of the Grand Station Post Office have had their wish signed, sealed and delivered. Following months of apprehension regarding the fate of the post office, the United States Postal Service (USPS) recently announced that Grand Station was removed from a list of branches targeted for potential closure. Congressmember Carolyn Maloney was joined by Senator [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup – 10/20/2011: Suspected groper released from custody
Queens’ Morning Roundup – 10/20/2011: Suspected groper released from custody
News Jay Lane 10/20/2011 at 9:21AM

Former JetBlue flight attendant sentenced to one year of probation A fed-up flight attendant whose spectacular exit down an emergency chute made him a national sensation completed his court-ordered treatment program Wednesday and was sentenced to a year of probation. Steven Slater avoided jail time for his stunt when he pleaded guilty to attempted criminal [...]