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City Heads Up Fight Against Trump Administration’s Assault on Postal Service

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman City Heads Up Fight Against Trump Administration’s Assault on Postal Service

Columbus City Attorney Zach Klein has announced that the City of Columbus and other municipalities have filed an amicus brief opposing recent U.S. Postal Service changes that have “slowed critically important mail delivery,” according to a press release from the city attorney’s office. The brief, filed by 32 local and tribal governments and the Public […]

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Near East Side Post Office Has Reopening Date

Anne Evans Anne Evans Near East Side Post Office Has Reopening Date

The Mount Vernon Station post office located on the near east side of Columbus and serving Olde Towne East and King-Lincoln Bronzeville neighborhoods has a reopening date. “Operations will resume at the Mt. Vernon Retail Unit Thursday, September 10, 2020” as stated in a press release obtained this afternoon by Columbus Underground from USPS Spokeswoman […]

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LTE: Continued Closure of Post Office Hurts Near East Neighborhood

Julia Carpenter-Hubin Julia Carpenter-Hubin LTE: Continued Closure of Post Office Hurts Near East Neighborhood

Many thanks are due Columbus Underground for bringing attention to the closure of the Post Office branch located in the King-Lincoln district.  Our neighborhood Post Office closed “temporarily” on June 12, reportedly due to a broken air conditioner. In July, a communication specialist for the USPS told Columbus Underground reporter Anne Evans that the landlord for […]

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USPS Reinstalling Blue Mailboxes Downtown

Anne Evans Anne Evans USPS Reinstalling Blue Mailboxes Downtown

The blue mailboxes have returned. The United States Postal Service has begun reinstalling the blue boxes for mail collection that had been removed from the Downtown Columbus area in early summer. The reinstallation began on Thursday, August 20, 2020. “We’ll be putting back about 47 of them around downtown over the next couple of days,” […]

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Some Columbus Neighborhoods Experiencing “Postal Desert” as Locations Remain Closed

Anne Evans Anne Evans Some Columbus Neighborhoods Experiencing “Postal Desert” as Locations Remain Closed

Update September 3, 2020 at 3:20pm: Columbus Underground: Near East Side Post Office Has Reopening Date Sending mail over the past month has been a bit difficult for anyone looking for a post office in Downtown Columbus or its nearby urban neighborhoods. With the removal of some US Postal Service collection boxes in Downtown, and […]

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