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Stamp Out Hunger

“Fill a bag, feed families in need!” That’s the message going out this week from the United States Postal Service. Letter carriers all over the country and in our area are gearing up for the 25th annual “Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.” It takes place this Saturday, May 13,  and is spearheaded by the National Association of Letter Carriers. Newswatch 16’s Ryan Leckey teamed up with local letter carriers in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday to explain how you can make a difference in […]

Online Holiday Return Tips

SCRANTON — It’s the day after Christmas. So if you received a gift that you really didn’t want and are looking to ship it back, how can you make sure you’re maximizing your time and your money? For some tips, Newswatch 16’s Ryan Leckey teamed up with the United States Postal Service at the post office just off of Stafford Avenue in Scranton.  Karen,  what’s your advice? U. S. P. S. spokeswoman Karen Mazurkiewicz said, “Most retailers will give you a label […]

Lehigh County post office worker accused of pilfering $2,800

Failed audits and inconsistencies with stamp inventory raised red flags, prosecutors said.

An employee at a Lehigh County post office accused of stealing $2,800 over the course o…

Temporary Post Office at Site of Closed One

ORWIGSBURG — There is some temporary relief for postal customers in one part of Schuylkill County. A mobile post office now sits in the parking lot of the closed Orwigsburg post office. Customers with P.O. Boxes had to drive to Pottsville to get their mail after the place was shut down last month because of […]

Butztown post office in Bethlehem Township temporarily closed due to water damage

Heavy rains July 31 damaged part of the retail portion of the Easton Avenue location, which has been closed since Aug. 1.

The Butztown post office in Bethlehem Township is c…