There are few anglers more revered than Frederick native Bernard "Lefty" Kreh. Kreh, who turned 90 last month, has fished for nearly 70 years with everyone from Ted Williams to Fidel Castro, and from President Jimmy Carter to Ernest Hemingway. Enshrined in numerous fishing Halls of Fame, he has been honored by the U.S. Postal Service, which issued a stamp commemorating a fly that Kreh made.
If you are among America's 68 million people who can't, won't or just don't do business with private banks, the post office wants you. Recognizing a need for affordable banking services among the nation's lower-income consumers, the U.S. Postal Service also sees a way to bolster its own bottom line.
Coppin State University's president said this week the college has accomplished about half the goals of a long-term plan conceived last year that's intended to boost its graduation rates and enrollment, strengthen its academic programs and improve the way it operates.
Howard County police and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service are advising residents to take precautions after several reporter incidents of theft of outgoing checks from home mailboxes have been reported.
There will be a post office in downtown Columbia for the foreseeable future, whether it stays in the American City building on the lakefront or moves to a location nearby, a United States Postal Service official told community members in a meeting Nov. 5.
The inspector general of the U.S. Postal Service is urging the agency to take a cue from the port of Baltimore and expand its partnerships with private businesses to cut costs and modernize its infrastructure.
Several unscrupulous companies are circulating materials in the Baltimore area that are aimed at taking advantage of homeowners, according to St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center, a Baltimore charity that counsels home buyers and people facing foreclosure.
Maryland District 4 Rep. Donna Edwards spoke to constituents Saturday at the Montpelier Arts Center in Laurel, addressing economic concerns and outlining her current priorities. Edwards, a Democrat who represents parts of Prince George's and Montgomery counties, provided coffee for attendees and took questions for more than an hour. Edwards began by discussing the federal government's March spending cuts, which may result in multiple furlough days for federal workers. If two parents with
In Korea, back in the 1950s, a new commander arrived for the small military installation in Ulsan, where I was stationed. One of his first acts was to issue a general order which read, "No stupid action will be taken by any member of this command."
Given the complexities of the situation, the interests of members of Congress and the bureaucratic inertia of the Postal Service, not only is there no reason to expect any further changes being made, also there is a strong possibility that talk of eliminating Saturday delivery will remain just that, nothing but talk.
Wanda Feagen, a veteran mail carrier for the United States Postal Service, takes pride in her work delivering mail and parcels in the Gwynn Oak area, including on Saturdays. The USPS recently announced it would end first-class mail delivery on Saturdays starting in August.
Many business owners interviewed along Bel Air's Main Street this week said they had no problem with the U.S. Postal Service's plan to eliminate Saturday mail delivery to homes and businesses, some going so far to say the move makes sense for the postal service. Similar sentiments were expressed by people in downtown Havre de Grace, with most saying they won't mourn the passage of Saturday mail.
A Vietnamese national living in California was sentenced last week to six years in federal prison for mail fraud in connection with his role in a credit card skimming scheme that prosecutors say involved an unidentified employee of a Maryland business.
The U.S Postal Service is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a man involved in an armed robbery at the small Benson Post Office between Bel Air and Fallston Wednesday afternoon.
James A. Buck gladly accepted the package at his Parkville office from the delivery man wearing a UPS uniform. But minutes later, police swooped in to arrest Buck, 57, and seized the parcel, which had contained three pounds of marijuana he sent to himself from California, according to court records.
A former postal worker admitted Friday that she stole mail and the gift cards inside those envelopes while processing mail at a Linthicum postal facility, victimizing more than 250 people, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Baltimore.
Sen. Barbara Mikulski formally threatened to filibuster a bill to overhaul the U.S. Postal Service because of concerns she has about the proposed closing of Easton's mail processing center, the Maryland Democrat's office said Thursday.
A Salisbury man was arrested Wednesday in as part of nationwide, coordinated seizure of 50 individuals prosecutors say are involved in a Puerto Rico-based identity trafficking ring, according to the federal immigration agency.
The Walters Art Museum has been putting its stamp on the nation for more than 77 years – but never in quite the way that it's doing this holiday season. "The Madonna of the Candelabra," has been chosen by the U.S. Postal Service as the official Christmas stamp for 2011 and 2012.