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United States Postal Service

Pet owners and postal workers can feel better about mail delivered in the presence of our furry friends. According to a new report from the United States Postal Service, dog attacks on Western New York postal workers dropped four percent in 2017.

Cheektowaga Police warn of postal identity theft scam

Feb 23, 2018

Cheektowaga Police are warning the public of a scam that has recently surfaced in Western New York.

A Holland couple who stole more than $1.2 million in Veterans Affairs and workers compensation benefits have been sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Richard Arcara.

A Western New York couple has pleaded guilty to fraudulently receiving more than $1 million in federal government benefits.

WBFO News file photo

A new bill proposed on Capital Hill would prevent the Postal Service from weakening delivery standards. As WBFO's Chris Caya reports if next day delivery is stopped - hundreds of local jobs could be eliminated.


William Street Postal processing and distribution center to shut down

Feb 23, 2012

The United States Postal Service says it plans to shut down its processing and distribution center on William Street in Buffalo and move operations to Rochester as part of its cost-cutting efforts.

Although no date has been set, the move could come as early as May 15 according to reports.

Appearing in Cheektowaga Thursday morning, Senator Charles Schumer suggested it might not be too late to save the facility and the 700 jobs there.

Karen Mazurkiewicz is the spokesperson for the U.S. Postal Service in Buffalo.