| Feb 24, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Scammers have Marvin Goldfarb's number, and address, and probably know the color of his house.
Two years ago, Goldfarb provided The Bottom Line a stack of scam mail, delivered to his Newington home by the United States Postal Service. Goldfarb, 78, a...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 4:40 AM
The Board of Public Works gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a land-swap deal that would give the University of Baltimore 2.5 acres in the heart of its campus area in exchange for finding a new location for a U.S. Postal Service truck repair facility....
| Mar 20, 2014
| 7:54 PM
Nancy Eaton, unhappy with mail delivery in Glastonbury, asked The Bottom Line (read the Feb. 16 column here) if anyone else had complained about the United States Postal Service.
Well, not really — until now. Here is a sampling of responses,...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Talk about an impulse purchase gone bad.
That's the polite way of describing my recent shopping experience after purchasing a $50 Amazon.com gift card for my nephew Charlie, who was turning six.
The easiest thing would have been to order the gift card...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 3:15 AM
Laurel resident Joan Anderson is the "gem" that former Laurel Director of Communications Peter Piringer credits with helping to establish the passport services office at the Laurel Municipal Center, which serves as City Hall.
Anderson, 82, relocated...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 7:03 PM
Nobody really vanishes into thin air. But that's more or less what happened to Inez Garcia on Nov. 2, 1952, when she stepped out of her husband's car in Santa Fe, N.M., never to be seen again.
That, at least, is what Juan Andres Jose Garcia said. ...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:31 PM
It's officially spring. We're deep into pothole season, which, like other holiday seasons, seems to grow longer every year. This pothole season could be the longest yet. Potholes are out of control. The Chicago Department of Transportation said last month...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 8:02 PM
WASHINGTON — Airline customers complain about being mistreated daily, but Rabbi S. Binyomin Ginsberg took his grievance all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Unfortunately for Ginsberg, the court sided Wednesday with Northwest Airlines Inc.,...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 2:16 PM
The Baltimore oriole -- the Maryland state bird and namesake for our beloved baseball team -- has made the cut as one of the 10 birds featured on the U.S. Postal Service's Songbirds Forever Stamps. Other featured songbirds include the American goldfinch,...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 1:00 PM
The Newport Beach Bay Station Post Office is seeking a change of address.
Located on Riverside Drive near West Coast Highway, the post office loses its lease Nov. 9, and the landlord has declined to negotiate a new one, U.S. Postal Service officials...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 4:05 AM
Years before John Dillinger, "Baby Face" Nelson and "Pretty Boy" Floyd, there was Gerald Chapman.
Chapman — dubbed "Public Enemy No. 1" by both the press and authorities prior to the FBI's official use of the phrase — was criminally active...