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Residents Voice Opposition To Moving Cumberland Mail Processing Service

December 20th, 2011 by WCBC Radio

Although Fort Hill’s auditorium was half full and it’s been a hot button item of controversy in recent months- fewer than ten people spoke at a special Monday night meeting on the proposed termination of  mail processing operations end in Cumberland. As proposed by the U.S. Postal Service, 30 jobs would be eliminated and delivery of first-class mail that now takes a day could take two to three days. A brief presentation outlining the severe debt the postal service is facing- and the need to reduce service began the hour long session. According to a postal representative from Baltimore- moving the Cumberland mail processing service to Johnstown (Pa.) would save more than 2 million dollars. All of those speaking voiced strong opposition to the plan…

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