By Jaime Thomas Residents of Hartford expressed their displeasure at a meeting Thursday night to discuss the future operation of their post office. About 30 people attended the meeting, which was held to share the results of a recent U.S. Postal Service survey and to open discussion about the issue. Daniel Cronin, post office operations [...]
The Clemons post office has been saved after the U.S. Postal Service reversed course on a plan that would have closed thousands of offices around the country. But while the plan ensures that the small one-room post office will remain operational, it and several other offices in the region will see their retail hours reduced, [...]
A measure in front of the U.S. House of Representatives could delay the closure of thousands of post offices, including one in Clemons, but it appears unlikely the rural office will be permanently spared from the chopping block. The Clemons post office is one of thousands around the country slated to close on May 15 [...]
The news in the second half of 2011 still included debate over where the town offices would wind up, as well as discussion about coin drops and the sale of the armory. Here is a summary: July 7 Clemons PO may close The U.S. Postal Service releases a study that concludes the advantages [...]
The Clemons Post Office was granted a stay of execution last week after the U.S. Postal Service agreed to a five month moratorium on closings nationwide. The agency agreed last Tuesday to postpone the closing of 3,700 post offices, including the Clemons branch until mid-May. Clemons Postmaster Debbie Winkler confirmed that she had received a [...]
A basket party will be held beginning at 11 a.m., Saturday April 16 at Whitehall Elks Lodge No. 1491 to benefit Gidget Machiski Connors. Organizers are looking for donations for baskets and for help setting up on the day of the party. Admission is $5, and extra cards are $3. Baskets may be dropped off [...]
Federal case involved $3,500 in stolen refunds A Whitehall resident has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor theft charge related to his time as a U.S. Postal Service worker in Granville. Anthony Huntington, a former employee at one of the post office branches in Granville, pleaded guilty on Monday, Oct. 4, in U.S. District Court in [...]
The celebration of the 250th anniversary of the founding of what is now Whitehall had its feature event over the weekend.