USPS National and Illinois News

News from USPS National and USPS Great Lakes Area.
08/18/2019 07:00
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Pre MTAC Webinar - Mail Prep and Entry, Operations (August 15, 2019)
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08/15/2019 13:29
CHICAGO IL — Have plans for International travel this fall? The Postal Service makes obtaining a new passport or renewing your old one an easy and convenient experience. Several Chicago Postal Stations will have extended hours on Saturdays in August, opening earlier or staying open later in the day for Passports. If your travel plans include visiting any country outside the USA, including Mexico, Canada, the Caribbean, Bahamas or Bermuda anytime soon, then you will need a passport. Current regulations state in addition to presenting a valid passport book when returning to the United States by air, you’ll need to...
USPS Extending Saturday Hours for a Passport in August
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08/12/2019 11:14
The U.S. Postal Service celebrates the 200th anniversary of the birth of “the Father of American poetry,” Walt Whitman, by honoring the poet with a new stamp in its Literary Arts series.
USPS to issue three-ounce stamp honoring Walt Whitman in September
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08/09/2019 13:22
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Postal Service reported total revenue of $17.1 billion for the third quarter of fiscal 2019 (April 1, 2019 - June 30, 2019), an increase of $16 million, which is essentially flat compared to the same quarter last year.
U.S. Postal Service Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2019 Results
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08/08/2019 09:33
NEW YORK —The U.S Postal Service celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock Festival with a colorful Woodstock Forever stamp designed to represent the peace and music of the festival. The stamp was dedicated today at a First Day of Issue event held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
USPS commemorates iconic music festival with Woodstock stamps
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08/05/2019 12:28
With this pane of 16 stamps, the Postal Service brings Tyrannosaurus rex to life — some 66 million years after its demise.
U.S. Postal Service Issuing Tyrannosaurus Rex Forever Stamps Aug. 29
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08/01/2019 11:05
CHICAGO IL — Have plans for International travel this fall? The Postal Service makes obtaining a new passport or renewing your old one an easy and convenient experience. Several Chicago Postal Stations will have extended hours on Saturdays in August, opening earlier or staying open later in the day for Passports. If your travel plans include visiting any country outside the USA, including Mexico, Canada, the Caribbean, Bahamas or Bermuda anytime soon, then you will need a passport. Current regulations state in addition to presenting a valid passport book when returning to the United States by air, you’ll need to...
USPS Extending Saturday Hours for a Passport in August
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08/01/2019 08:30
OMAHA, NE — The U.S. Postal Service today issued Forever stamps recognizing Military Working Dogs, the four-legged heroes of the nation’s military.
Military Working Dogs Now on Stamps
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07/22/2019 14:20
The Gurnee Post Office is hosting a job fair Thursday and Friday, July 25 - 26, 10am - 4pm. USPS is providing an opportunity for the media to learn more about this event. Postal Service officials will be available to speak about the job fair and career opportunities with USPS.
Gurnee Post Office Hosts Job Fair
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07/18/2019 14:14
CHICAGO IL — The Postal Service makes obtaining a new passport or renewing your old one an easy and convenient experience. Several Chicago Postal Stations will have extended hours on the remaining Saturdays in July, opening earlier or staying open later in the day for Passports. If your travel plans include visiting any country outside the USA, including Mexico, Canada, the Caribbean, Bahamas or Bermuda anytime soon, then you will need a passport. Current regulations state in addition to presenting a valid passport book when returning to the United States by air, you’ll need to present a U.S. passport at...
USPS Extending Saturday Hours for a Passport in July
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07/11/2019 11:38
CHICAGO IL — While many Americans are enjoying the summer weather by taking vacations and long weekends, the United States Postal Service is always on duty.
Postal Service Delivers Through Summer Vacation
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