Post Office http://wyso.org en No More Saturday Mail, Says Postal Service http://wyso.org/post/no-more-saturday-mail-says-postal-service <p>The United States Postal Service announced&nbsp; Wednesday it will suspend mail delivery on Saturdays. WYSO’s Emily McCord reports the decision is expected to save 2 billion dollars a year. Wed, 06 Feb 2013 16:10:45 +0000 Emily McCord 28637 at http://wyso.org WYSO Weekend: March 11, 2012 http://wyso.org/post/wyso-weekend-march-11-2012 <p>Full episode of WYSO Weekend for March 11, 2012 containing the following stories:</p><p>-Jerry Kenney interviews Montgomery County Commissioner Judy Dodge about Dayton&#39;s First Four Festival</p><p>-Juliet Fromholt interviews Ben Rivet and Tori Reynolds about Go With the Flow, a program they developed that combines yoga with live music.&nbsp;</p><p>-Jerry Kenney speaks with David Van Allen, spokesman for the United States Postal Service about the proposed consolidation of regional services.</p> Mon, 12 Mar 2012 14:32:00 +0000 Jerry Kenney 14063 at http://wyso.org Senator Brown Backs Bill To Help Postal Service's Solvency http://wyso.org/post/senator-brown-backs-bill-help-postal-services-solvency <p>U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio says Tuesday&rsquo;s announcement of a 5-month moratorium on closing postal facilities gives Congress more time to enact reform legislation. Brown told reporters during a conference call, he&rsquo;s supporting the Postal Service Protection Act to help the USPS return to fiscal solvency. He says it would fix a pension system that currently costs the Postal Service $5 billion a year:</p> Wed, 14 Dec 2011 21:10:18 +0000 Ohio Public Radio 8393 at http://wyso.org 120 Ohio Post Offices Studied for Possible Closing http://wyso.org/post/120-ohio-post-offices-studied-possible-closing <p><span class="article-content"><span>About 120 post offices in the state are among those being considered for closure by the U.S. Postal Service to save money. The list of offices facing a review includes 11 in Cleveland, six each in Columbus and Dayton, five in Toledo, three in Akron and one in Cincinnati.</span></span></p> Wed, 27 Jul 2011 10:36:12 +0000 Associated Press 3140 at http://wyso.org Post Office Explores Possible Ohio Consolidation http://wyso.org/post/post-office-explores-possible-ohio-consolidation <p><span class="article-content"><span>The struggling U.S. Postal Service says it may combine some of its larger mail sorting centers in Ohio.<br /><br />The Vindicator newspaper reports the post office will study a possible transfer of its Youngstown mail processing and distribution to facilities in Akron or Cleveland.<br /><br />The postal service says the consolidation would be a response to a drop in mail volume, due to the economy, and the use of email.<br /> Wed, 20 Jul 2011 11:39:41 +0000 Associated Press 2890 at http://wyso.org