USPS National and Illinois News

News from USPS National and USPS Great Lakes Area.
06/14/2018 11:46
WASHINGTON — “Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!” For nearly 50 years, this call has summoned the beloved animated Great Dane wherever help is needed. The U.S. Postal Service, in collaboration with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, is excited to announce a new Forever stamp will be issued July 14 highlighting the popular canine and his new social responsibility initiative, Scooby-Doo DOO GOOD.
Zoinks! Everyone’s Favorite Great Dane, SCOOBY-DOO, is New Addition to the 2018 Forever Stamp Program
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06/14/2018 08:02
CHICAGO — The U.S. Postal Service’s first scratch-and-sniff stamps will add the sweet scent of summer to letters of love, friendship, party invitations and other mailings when the Postal Service introduces the Frozen Treats Forever stamps June 20 in Austin, TX.
Frozen Treats Scratch-and-Sniff Stamps coming June 20
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06/11/2018 14:50
First-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for the second United States Air Mail Forever stamp. The event is free and open to the public. Please share the news using the hashtags #AirMailStamps and #USAirMail.
USPS issues second tribute to air mail
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06/11/2018 11:16
APPLETON, WI — The U.S. Postal Service today marks a historic milestone with the issuance of a new Forever stamp celebrating the bicentennial anniversary of the Flag Act of 1818. Today’s issuance coincides with the 68th annual Appleton Flag Day Parade, recognized as the nation’s oldest Flag Day parade.
USPS honors the Flag Act of 1818
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06/07/2018 10:50
CHICAGO — It’s a rare occurrence, about once every 100 years when the ZIP Code matches the date.
Daniel Doffyn Postal Station Celebrating ZIP Code Day
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06/01/2018 09:52
NEW YORK – To make it easier to apply for a U.S. passport, two centrally-located post offices in the Bronx and Manhattan are hosting a Passport Fair on Sunday, June 3.
Special passport hours June 3 in New York City
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06/01/2018 09:22
Chicago, IL — The 26th annual food drive by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), held on Saturday, May 12, resulted in 322,623 pounds of food collected, donated by Chicago customers.
Chicago Carriers Collect 322,623 Pounds in Food Drive
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05/31/2018 14:58
First-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for the WWI: Turning the Tide Forever stamp. Tickets are limited for this event. Share the news on social media using #WorldWarIStamp.
Honoring the Vital Role of American Troops in the First World War
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05/25/2018 08:02
Dakota, IL — For the first and only time this century, Dakota’s Zip Code 61018 will match the date on Sunday, June 10, 2018. This occasion is known in U.S. Postal Service circles as “Date Meets Zip.” The Dakota Post Office, located at 139 W. Main St, is offering a special postmark to commemorate the event.
Dakota Post Office Celebrates the ZIP Code
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05/24/2018 07:25
CHICAGO, IL — Chicago Post Offices will be closed on Monday, May 28, 2018 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. There will not be any mail delivery or retail service on May 28.
Chicago Post Offices Closed May 28 in Observance of Memorial Day Holiday
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