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After four months of repairs following extensive damage from Superstorm Sandy, the Bay Station Post Office at 2628 East 18th Street reopens today offering limited service. Community Board 15’s liaison to the United States Postal Service, Don Brown, informed us over the weekend that box mail and parcel pickup services resume today. The retail service should be operational…


Very few of us look forward to our trips to the local post offices. Many think of it as a special circle of Hell, featuring long lines of irritable weirdos, made worse by bad ventilation that gives the humid air a definite funk of moldy papers and body odor. Personally, I’ve never had an issue…


It’s no surprise that the problems of the United States Postal Service (USPS) have become unmanageable over the last decade and have led to its escalating economic crisis. Despite the record 213 billion pieces of mail it processed just five years ago, “snail mail” struggles to compete — especially electronically — and, since then, its…