Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Should The USPS Open Up Mailboxes To All Kinds Of Deliveries?

Should The USPS Open Up Mailboxes To All Kinds Of Deliveries?
Article Title:Should The USPS Open Up Mailboxes To All Kinds Of Deliveries? Snippet of Article: "...who should be allowed to have access to them. Now, only you and your mail carrier are legally allowed to use your mailbox. Should that change? Should package delivery companies have access? What about grocery deliveries? What about your dry cleaning? Of course, what a “mailbox” is depends on where you live..." Reference: consumerist.com

Monday, December 1, 2014

Mail curtailed after behavior of dog offends mail carrier

Article Title:Residents get mail again after agreement Snippet of Article: "...He said the residents with the dog were sent a notice to stop the offending behavior within 30 days or face eviction from the park. “They realized they screwed up. Unfortunately, everybody had to pay the price,” Mr. Flask said. He said the Postal Service initially offered to install a cluster box..." Reference: www.toledoblade.com

Monday, October 6, 2014

Neighborhood's postal locked 'cluster mailboxes' broken into

Wichita neighborhood's locked mailboxes broken into
Article Title:Wichita neighborhood's locked mailboxes broken into Snippet of Article: "... criminals forced open a locked cluster mailbox. "It does make me a little bit concerned about whether I'll be getting things like bills. And obviously I'm wondering where I'm going to get my mail...." Reference: www.kake.com

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Rep. Darrell Issa proposes mail cluster boxes for mail delivery instead of curbside and door delivery of mail

U.S. Postal Service wants cluster boxes in new developments Article Title: Snippet of Article: "...While the policy applies only to new construction, U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., has proposed an amendment to the Postal Reform Act of 2013 that would allow the service to adopt the policy more widely...." Reference: www.upi.com

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Mailbox Installation Guidelines and Regulations

Everything you need to know about mailboxes, mailbox care, mailbox installation, mailbox location, and more Article Title:Everything you need to know about mailboxes, mailbox care, mailbox installation, mailbox location, and more Snippet of Article: "...Generally, mailboxes should be installed at a height of 41–45 inches from the road surface to the bottom of the mailbox or point of mail entry. Mailboxes are set back 6–8 inches from the front face of the curb or road edge to the mailbox door. However, because of varying road and curb conditions and other factors, the Postal Service recom­mends that customers contact their local Post Office™ before erecting or replacing mailboxes and supports...." Reference: usps.com

Mail Cluster Box Units and Accessories: Centralized Delivery Cluster Mailboxes

Mail Cluster Box Units and Accessories: Centralized Delivery Cluster Mailboxes Article Title: Mail Cluster Box Units and Accessories: Centralized Delivery Cluster Mailboxes Snippet of Article: "...The Florence vital™ 1570 series cluster box unit design has been adopted by the USPS as the design standard for all CBUs manufactured in the United States. The USPS began to officially license this new standard in 2007 � now manufacturers must be approved AND licensed in order to manufacture the CBU. As the original manufacturer of the F Series, Florence is pleased to offer a complete line of USPS approved cluster box units to fit your individual project needs. We are honored to have been selected as the sole supplier of CBUs to the USPS and proud to offer you the same security and reliability that the USPS depends on every day. The Florence vigilant™ 1565 series high security cluster box unit was designed specifically for the U.S. Postal Inspection Service. Built to combat mail theft and reduce break-in damage in high crime areas, its robust security features make the vigilant™ HSCBU incredibly secure. This product line is an extension of our already strong vital™ CBU series with the benefit of additional tamper resistant features. Give your neighborhood that extra peace of mind by adding a Florence vigilant™ CBU...." Reference: www.florencemailboxes.com

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Toymail: Talking Mailbox That Growls

Toymail
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A Talking Mailbox That Growls Article Title: A Talking Mailbox That Growls Snippet of Article: "...the theme of mail, in the app and the toys. On your phone you pick a child and a toy that you want to send a message to, and it can be sent in a funny voice or your own voice. Then the messages are stored on what look like postcards. We wanted to have the simple form factor of a mailbox..." Reference: www.nytimes.com (Check out Toymail)







Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Mailbox fishing: Blue US Postal Service mailboxes targeted

Blue US Postal Service mailboxes targeted by thieves Article Title: Blue US Postal Service mailboxes targeted by thieves Snippet of Article: "...someone may have been stealing envelopes out of the boxes. "The manager did mention something called fishing, where people are using types of contraptions to get mail out of the mailbox after its been placed there." ..." Reference: www.turnto23.com

Monday, September 30, 2013

Police are investigating a fire in a U.S. Postal Service mailbox

Article Title: Arson investigated in USPS mailbox fire Snippet of Article: "...At 5:45 PM, the Sheboygan Fire Department responded to a report of a mailbox on fire at South 12 Street and Clara Avenue, in front of the US Bank...." Reference: www.sheboygandaily.com

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Mailbox explosions prompt reward offer

Reward offered in Pike County mailbox explosives Article Title: Reward offered in Pike County mailbox explosives Snippet of Article: "...A $1,500 reward is being offered in Pike County for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of those responsible for placing explosive devices in mailboxes...." Reference: www.hattiesburgamerican.com

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Will curbside mailbox delivery become a rare postal service?

Article Title:The end of creative mailboxes? Snippet of Article: "...As CNN Money recently reported, the U.S. Postal Service has begun informing communities with new housing developments that mail will be delivered to cluster boxes -- groupings of mailboxes at a centralized point -- instead of doorstep or curbside delivery. ..." Reference: www.cnn.com

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Reward offered in Birmingham mailbox tampering

Article Title:USPS Inspection Service offering reward regarding mailbox vandalism Snippet of Article: "...The tampering with the mailboxes occurred at the Overlook Apartments in Birmingham. Tony Robinson, a public information officer..." Reference: silobreaker.com

Monday, May 13, 2013

Cluster type mailboxes torched

Article Title: Mailboxes torched at Bon Air apartment complex Snippet of Article: "...a charred skeleton of a building that housed about 80 mailboxes. Neighbors say when firefighters arrived around 10:00 - flames were shooting from the building touching the tree-tops. Some people are concerned that some trash nearby may have fueled the fire. ..." Reference: www.nbc12.com

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Friday, December 28, 2012

Drano bombs being used to blow up mailboxes

Article Title:Vandals blow up a mailbox using a Drano bomb Snippet of Article: "...Tulsa Police say the teens placed an explosive device made out of drain cleaner inside Lonnie's mailbox. It blew the mailbox in half and left shards of plastic all over the ground. Officers say they get close to 50 calls a year about Drano bombs, and although this may seem like just a prank, it’s extremely serious. ..." Reference: www.fox23.com

Friday, November 30, 2012

Owners feel mailbox bombing was a hate crime

Owners: mailbox bombing is a hate crime">Owners: mailbox bombing is a hate crime Article Title: Owners: mailbox bombing is a hate crime Snippet of Article: "...Her husband says he was watching TV when he heard the explosion. He went to the window and saw his mailbox completely engulfed in flames...." Reference: www.nbc12.com

Friday, January 20, 2012

Mailbox money

Article Title: Where does the Bayou Billionaires’ mailbox money come from Snippet of Article: "...the Dowdens who just so happened to be sitting on the Haynesville Shale, which is one of the largest natural gas producing geological areas in the United States. ..." Reference: starcasm.net

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Stolen mailbox

Article Title:Police Log: Taking The Whole Mailbox Seems Like Overkill Snippet of Article: "...A Van Norden Road resident reported that someone stole his mailbox, with mail inside it...."Reference: reading.patch.com

Monday, July 25, 2011

Postal Service wants to provide less service

Report: USPS Can Save $4.5B with Curbside DeliveryArticle Title: Report: USPS Can Save $4.5B with Curbside Delivery Snippet of Article: "...How could the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service save at least $4.5 billion a year? By moving from door-to-door delivery to curbside delivery, according to a USPS Office of Inspector General self-initiated audit to review modes of delivery...."Reference: multichannelmerchant.com

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Vandals strike mailboxes

Article Title: Vandals strike mailboxes in Siskiyou County Snippet of Article: "...vandals knocked the locks off and pried away the backs of three large metal mail boxes that held mail for the Klamath River Country Estates..." Reference: www.redding.com

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Mailbox Bombs Found in Albermarle County

Article Title: Mailbox Bombs Found in Albermarle County Snippet of Article: "...A pair of home-made bombs planted in mailboxes have Albermarle County authorities concerned...." Reference: www.nbcwashington.com

Friday, December 3, 2010

Santa gets his own mailbox

Article Title: Santa gets his own mailbox Snippet of Article: "...Letters to Santa are on their way to the North Pole, thanks in part to special mailboxes that have been set up for the holiday season. One such mailbox is conveniently located at the entrance to the Berryville Post Office. ..." Reference: www.carrollconews.com

Monday, November 29, 2010

Dead Squirrels, Broken Egg Found in Lyman Mailbox

Article Title: Dead Squirrels, Broken Egg Found in Lyman Mailbox Snippet of Article: "...received a text message that said, "How did you like your surprise in your mailbox?" Lyons texted back to ask who was sending the message. The response said, "There is more to come."..."
Reference:www2.wspa.com

Friday, November 5, 2010

Raised Mailbox Flag Could Indicate Checks In The Mail

Article Title: Raised Mailbox Flag Could Indicate Checks In The Mail Snippet of Article: www.publicbroadcasting.net "...Detectives believe that mailboxes, in particular curbside mailboxes, are targeted when the red flag is raised...." Reference: www.publicbroadcasting.net

Monday, February 8, 2010

Locking Mailbox and Package Delivery Vault


Article Title: dVault Mailboxes Locking Mailbox & Package Delivery Vault- DVCS0015-1, Black

Snippet of Article: "...Curbside Delivery Vault with Full-Service Locking Letterbox (includes Carrier Service Flag). No more unnecessary and unproductive time waiting for important deliveries from DHL, FedEx, UPS, USPS and Couriers. Perfect for home based salespersons, frequent travelers or for after hours drop. May be enhanced during installation with decorative options to blend into architectural and landscaping themes (Installation not included) All doors are replaceable and are constructed of heavy-duty, 16 gauge galvannealed steel, and feature a Unique Weather Seal. Outgoing Mail feature includes carrier service flag. Stainless Steel Hinges and Fasteners mean no ugly rust marks. Dimpled bottom panel helps protects deposited items from possible leaky packages. Durable Powder Coated Poly-Hammer Finishes. USPS Approved!..."
Reference: dVault Mailboxes Locking Mailbox & Package Delivery Vault- DVCS0015-1, Black

MailMinder Mail Notification System


Article Title:MailMinder Mail Notification System

Snippet of Article: "...Want to know exactly when your mail arrives' This innovative device alerts you whenever the mailbox is opened, notifying you when mail arrives and guarding against tampering and theft. Designed for mailboxes with doors that open downward (horizontally hinged), the receiver chimes and flashes to signal that the mailbox door has been opened. The red light will continue to flash until reset.

The device's 150-foot range between mailbox and sensor is perfect for long driveways. Easy to install. Weatherproof. Requires 2 "AA" batteries and 12 volt battery, included. Measures 3.875" x 2.5" x 1.25"....
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Reference: MailMinder Mail Notification System

Friday, November 13, 2009

Santa Claus Mailbox Cover


Article Title: Santa Claus Mailbox Cover
Snippet of Article: "...A Santa Claus mailbox cover will certainly be an eye-catcher, possibly a puzzler, and definitely something that makes everyone smile. A fabulous piece of outdoor seasonal decor..."
Reference: www.onlinediscountmart.com

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Mailbox Maintenance


Article Title: Mailbox Maintenance
Snippet of Article: "...Customers installing new mailboxes or replacing old ones must use USPS-approved traditional or contemporary mailboxes. Generally, the bottom of a mailbox should be at a vertical height of between 41 and 45 inches from the road surface and placed so carriers can safely and conveniently serve them without leaving their vehicles...."
Reference: usps.gov

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Mailbox Find Locates the Nearest Mailbox or Delivery Drop-off


Article Title: Mailbox Find Locates the Nearest Mailbox or Delivery Drop-off
Snippet of Article: "...Mailbox Find uses your iPhone's GPS location to quickly find the nearest mailbox or delivery drop-off point for those times you need to mail something pronto but have no idea where the nearest mailbox is...."
Reference: lifehacker.com

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Visit Our Mailbox Store

Article Title:Mailbox Store
Snippet of Article: "...Visit our mailbox store for great mailbox products from Amazon. Use Amazon secure ordering shopping cart. ..."
Reference: The Mailbox Store

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Extreme Mailbox Makeover Contest Winners


Article Title:Extreme Mailbox Makeover Contest Winners
Snippet of Article: "...Postmaster Anne Murray will present the winners of the Extreme Mailbox Makeover contest with their prizes on Friday May 22nd, 11:00 a.m. at the Cape Coral Central Post Office..."
Reference: www.usps.com

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Devices Causing Damage To Mailboxes


Article Title:Devices Causing Damage To Mailboxes
Snippet of Article: "...explosive devices made of plastic bottles being placed in area mailboxes..."
Reference: www.channel3000.com

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Mailbox Regulations


Article Title:Mailbox Regulations
Snippet of Article: "...Customers installing new mailboxes or replacing old ones must use USPS-approved traditional or contemporary mailboxes. Generally, the bottom of a mailbox should be at a vertical height of between 42 and 48 inches from the road surface and placed so carriers can safely and conveniently serve them without leaving their vehicles...."
Reference: liteblue.usps.gov

Sunday, March 8, 2009

Boys arrested after damaging mailboxes...


Article Title:Boys arrested after damaging mailboxes...
Snippet of Article: "...officer stopped a vehicle on suspicion of drunken driving at about 2:24 a.m. and determined that the three boys had been damaging mailboxes..."
Reference: www.sctimes.com

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Does your mailbox need an extreme makeover?


Article Title:Does your mailbox need an extreme makeover?
Snippet of Article: "...Generally, mailboxes should be installed at a height of 41-45 inches from the road surface to the bottom of the mailbox or point of mail entry. Mailboxes are set back 6-8 inches from the front face of the curb or road edge to the mailbox door. Customers must place mailboxes on motorized city, rural and contract delivery service routes so a carrier can safely and conveniently serve them without leaving his or her vehicle. The Postal Service does not regulate mailbox supports in any way except for purposes of carrier safety and delivery efficiency...."
Reference: www.northfortmyersneighbor.com

Monday, February 23, 2009

Fort Knox Mailbox


Article Title:Fort Knox Mailbox
Snippet of Article: "...why is Fort Knox Mailbox® the answer for your mail problems, and no one else? We don't like to talk bad about other companies and their products, so it will be up to you to find out why we are the "Worlds Greatest locking mailbox" available...."
Reference: www.fortknoxmailbox.com

Saturday, February 21, 2009

Replace your mail box door

Vaughan's Mailbox Replacement Door For Brick, Stone, Stucco
"...Finally, a solution for old worn, broken mailbox doors. Doors on mailboxes that are housed in brick, stone, or stucco will in time rust and fall off...."

Reference: mailboxdoor.com

Secure Mail Vault

Vault Storage That Keeps Your Mail Safe and Your Identity Even Safer


SECURE MAIL VAULT
"...eliminate the problem of identity theft through stolen mail, the U.S. Postmaster approved Secure Mail Vault is the perfect curb side solution to mail box theft and vandalism. The Secure Mail Vault has one of the largest drop chutes in its class, and has plenty of room for large envelopes and magazines. It is perfect for business or vacation since a week’s worth of average mail can be stored safely...."
Reference: www.securelogiconline.com

Thursday, February 12, 2009

World’s largest mailbox?


Take a trip to the "Your Postal Blog" website and check out what Rural Carrier Nick Romey, of Dedham, claims is the world’s largest mailbox. What do you think?    



This Article is From: yourpostalblog.blogspot.com

Tag: Mailboxes