Presidential Proclamation — Honoring Victims of Terrorist Attack in Orlando

For Immediate Release –¬†June 12, 2016 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION As a mark of respect for the victims of the act of hatred and terror perpetrated on Sunday, June 12, 2016, in Orlando, Florida, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the…

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USPS: President Obama has ordered flags flown at half-staff through July 25

President Obama has ordered flags flown at half-staff to honor the service members killed in the recent shooting in Chattanooga, TN. Flags should be flown at half-staff until Saturday, July 25, at sunset. To fly the flag at half-staff (blue.usps.gov intranet), hoist the flag to the peak for an instant and then lower it to…

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Twenty years later: Montclair looks back at Watchung Plaza Post Office shooting

“I think we’re in mourning,” Teresa Elliot, a commuter using the Watchung Avenue Train Station, told The Montclair Times 20 years ago this week. “It doesn’t seem real.” Elliot’s comments came just hours after a quadruple homicide in the Watchung Plaza Post Office left two postal workers, Ernest Spruill and Stanley Scott Walensky, and two…

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USPIS: $100K reward in 2013 murder of Md. letter carrier

(August 11, 2014) CHEVERLY, Md. [WUSA9] — Solving the 2013 murder of the Md. letter carrier, Tyson Jerome Barnette is still a top priority, according to a spokesperson for the Postal Inspection Service. The letter carrier was shot and killed on November 23, 2013, officials said. Barnette was delivering mail at night in Cheverly, Md….

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