Postal Service http://wrvo.org en Schumer pushes for end to ban on USPS shipping alcohol http://wrvo.org/post/schumer-pushes-end-ban-usps-shipping-alcohol <p></p><p>Sen. Charles Schumer says lifting a ban on the U.S. Postal Service shipping alcohol will help both the struggling postal carrier and New York’s growing beer and wine industry.</p><p>Private carriers like UPS and Fed-Ex can deliver mail-order alcohol. Schumer, a Democrat from New York, is pushing for the USPS to be able to do the same. The ban against it transporting alcohol dates back to Prohibition.</p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 19:57:07 +0000 Ryan Delaney 46405 at http://wrvo.org Schumer pushes for end to ban on USPS shipping alcohol Baldwinsville post office dedicated in honor of fallen Marine http://wrvo.org/post/baldwinsville-post-office-dedicated-honor-fallen-marine <p>The post office in Baldwinsville is now named for a fallen Marine born and raised in the town. On Monday, a ceremony was held to dedicate the building. Tue, 14 May 2013 12:51:05 +0000 Ryan Delaney 37777 at http://wrvo.org Baldwinsville post office dedicated in honor of fallen Marine Postal Service cuts to affect next day delivery http://wrvo.org/post/postal-service-cuts-affect-next-day-delivery <p>It’s something we’re used to – sending out a card or a thank you letter one day, and expecting it to get there the next. As WRVO’s Matt Johnston reports, come this Spring that won’t be so easy.</p> Tue, 20 Dec 2011 13:07:24 +0000 Matt Johnston 11412 at http://wrvo.org Postal Service Workers Protest in Watertown http://wrvo.org/post/postal-service-workers-protest-watertown <p>A group of postal workers and retirees rallied outside of Representative Bill Owens&#39;s office in Watertown Tuesday, urging him to pass a bill that would help save the Postal Service from its current financial worries. If the bill passes, it could save local post office branches from closing.&nbsp;</p><p>About 18 postal workers gathered with signs reading, &ldquo;Save the postal service&rdquo; in downtown Watertown on Tuesday. They approached passersby with petitions, and waved their signs to many honks from passing cars.</p> Wed, 28 Sep 2011 20:55:17 +0000 Joanna Richards 6920 at http://wrvo.org Dozens Protest Possible Postal Service Cuts http://wrvo.org/post/dozens-protest-possible-postal-service-cuts <p>Postal employees from across the country rallied Tuesday &nbsp;to try to get public support for a plan that will keep the postal service operating.&nbsp; As WRVO&rsquo;s Ellen Abbott reports, central New York Post Office workers chose to deliver their message on the Federal Building Plaza in downtown Syracuse.</p> Wed, 28 Sep 2011 20:36:23 +0000 Ellen Abbott 6917 at http://wrvo.org