P’master to Army: Shoo!

November 29, 2012 • Local News

For the first time in several years, the bells of The Salvation Army have been silenced at post office locations around the city due to the postmaster’s enforcement of a longstanding rule.

Capt. Beau Perez of The Salvation Army said, recently, Postmaster Karla Murphy asked one of the organization’s bell ringers to leave a post office, citing a postal regulation that says “soliciting alms and contributions … or impeding access to or departure from Post Offices are prohibited on Postal Service property.”

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