Stories tagged with: Mail Delivery

October 19, 2011 - 8:48am
2 years 43 weeks ago

The Zanesville Post Office says some people may not get their mail delivered Wednesday due to the animal emergency. Postmaster Steve Williams says his carriers who walk will be held back…only carriers who ride in a vehicle will be delivering mail. He says they will not be allowed to leave their vehicle to pick up boxes or other items. Williams says people are welcome to come to the post office to pick-up their mail after 10:00 am. He says the delivery issue will be...

March 31, 2010 - 4:38pm
4 years 20 weeks ago

The US Postal Service is moving forward with its plans to cut mail delivery back to five days a week.

The decision was made yesterday that the issue will be presented before Congress. Zanesville Postmaster Steve Williams says he expects there to be a heated debate over the issue. If Congress does follow through with the five-day delivery and passes the measure , Williams says it could go into effect as early as next spring.

The US Postal Service initially brought up the idea as a...

March 10, 2010 - 3:46pm
4 years 23 weeks ago

Taking a trip to your mailbox on Saturdays could become a thing of the past. The United States Postal Service is in the initial stages of discussing the elimination of Saturday deliveries.

"We have to run an organization and stay viable for the future. We have to eliminate cost somewhere, " says Zanesville Postmaster, Steve Williams.

The volume of mail going through post offices across the country has declined over the past several Postmaster Williams says it's a drop...

February 9, 2010 - 6:47pm
4 years 27 weeks ago

A combination of last Friday's winter storm and this one is slowing down mail delivery.

Zanesville Postmaster, Steve Williams, says it has been affecting mail transportation from Columbus to here. Once the mail gets into Zanesville, then it has become difficult to distribute it to the residents. Williams says mail delivery trucks can't make it down certain streets without getting stuck, and mail carriers are having a hard time walking over snow mounds on foot.

"I'm sure...

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