USPSĀ installing ‘Cadillac of Mailboxes’ across northeast Queens to stop mail theft

By Jenna Bagcal – January 8, 2019 Plans to replace regular blue mailboxes with high-security collection boxes are underway in the confines of the Bayside-based 111th Precinct. According to Donna Harris, a spokesperson for the United States Postal Service (USPS), the independent government agency is actively working on providing residents within the 111th Precinct with…

 Continue reading

USPS: Blue collection box gets musical makeover

Customers depositing mail inside one blue collection box this month are receiving some holiday cheer in return. The box, which sits outside USPS headquarters in Washington, DC, plays clips from popular holiday tunes when customers open the door. Engineering Systems designed the technology and is testing it through the holidays. ā€œItā€™s really fun to use…

 Continue reading