Congress isn't allowing the change.
The U.S. Postal Service's plan to cut Saturday mail service is delayed, including the post offices in Moon and Robinson. The Board of Governors of the agency stated that Congress passed a spending bill that continues to prohibit the reduction of delivery days. "Although disappointed with this Congressional action, the board will follow the law and has directed the Postal Service to delay implementation of its new delivery schedule," the board stated. Saturday mail service was set to be cut on Aug. 5. Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter Check out some of today's other top stories here.
Residents say the placement of mailboxes on a busy, hillside road in Moon Township poses a safety hazard.
Neighbors on Maple Street Extension in Moon have renewed efforts to have their mailboxes relocated after a car struck a 100-year-old woman on the street. Emily Kearse, 100, was hit by a car on Nov. 29, while she was checking her mail on the 1200 block of Maple Street Extension. Kearse said she walked across the street to her mailbox at about 2 p.m. that day when a motorist traveling uphill struck her, knocking her down and breaking her ankle in two places. "I just couldn't believe it," said Kearse's daughter Chiquita Clark, of Moon Township. Residents of the street say the placement of their mailboxes, which are lined on one side of the narrow, hillside roadway, poses a safety hazard. The posted speed limit on the street is 35 miles …