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Problems detailed in 3 short-staffed Delaware post offices

Ken MammarellaGovernment, Headlines

Last Oct. 25, the Lancaster Avenue post office had 68,493 delayed letters, magazines and packages, a new federal inspector general’s report found. And not one was logged as delayed, as it should have been. That stat is just one part of a numbing inspection of three post offices in New Castle County and three in Philadelphia. The tone is dry, …

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No mail today? You aren’t alone. Here’s why

Ken MammarellaGovernment, Headlines

Delawareans venting about not getting any mail on some days are finding plenty of sympathy and shared frustration on social media. “Mail carrier? Where d’ya go?” Wilmington resident Jeremy Beck wrote on Nextdoor, in a post that generated about 150 comments. “Is there only two days a week we get mail service? Last time we got it was last week. …

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Postal Service’s Operation Santa is now accepting letters

Terry RogersCulture, Headlines

  Photo courtesy of United States Postal Service. The Postal Service is now accepting letters for its USPS Operation Santa program. Letters must be postmarked by Dec. 10, and will be uploaded to USPSOperationSanta.com through Dec. 15 for potential adoption. The nondenominational program is intended to help as many deserving families as possible experience a happy holiday season. Since the program …