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Usps

  1. collaborations
    Why on Earth Is Forever 21 Collaborating With USPS?For the person who loves dressing like the bane of their existence.
  2. crimes and misdemeanors
    Rogue Postal Worker Caught Trashing MailVery illegal.
  3. mail order
    Amazon Talked the USPS Into Delivering on SundaysThey’re not saying how much it cost.
  4. going postal
    U.S. Postal Service to Launch Clothing Line, Open Garment District ShowroomYou can plug your iPod right into your jacket!
  5. better luck next time
    The Simpsons Stamps Were a Costly Dud for the USPSMore than two thirds of the billion stamps went unsold.
  6. U.S. Postal Service May End Next-Day DeliveryAs part of $3bn cost-cutting.
  7. The Post Office Goes NegativeE-mail is their target.
  8. headaches
    USPS May Close 34 New York Post OfficesAs usual, the Bronx gets the worst of it.
  9. stupid crime of the day
    Deliveryman Arrested for Hoarding MailCue ‘Seinfeld’ jokes.
  10. stamps
    Snail Mail is Decidedly High-Brow These DaysAbstract Expressionism is right there on the envelope.
  11. the morning line
    Testing, Testing • Eliot Spitzer doesn’t just want DNA samples from all convicts and parolees. He also wants automatic HIV tests for all rape suspects, in a bill that’s dividing Albany, where some Democrats see testing “by virtue of indictment” as a slippery slope. [NYT] • Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz is quickly turning into a tiny local version of Tom DeLay: First came the strategic purge of a community board, now he’s in hot water for accepting a free cruise on Queen Mary 2 after lobbying Cunard to dock the ship in Red Hook. [NYP] • Accounting assistant could be a pretty lucrative job, provided you’re ready to (a) steal and (b) go to jail. Eileen Koranteng, for instance, parlayed said gig at Riverdale Country School into both a $500,000 windfall and fifteen years behind bars if convicted. • Chuck Schumer has Lyme disease! The senator is receiving treatments after he was bitten by a deer tick in the Hudson Valley. In an odd coincidence — this is not a joke — he’s proposed a $100 million research grant to study the disease. [WNBC] • And in a first that doesn’t bode well for the future of the Postal Service, Saks Fifth Avenue’s shoe department got its own Zip Code: 10222-SHOE. Nice PR move, but we’re not sure Saks is ready to embrace the yo-mama-so-fat- she-has-her-own-Zip-Code jokes. [amNY]