USPS National and Illinois News

News from USPS National and USPS Great Lakes Area.
05/21/2018 06:30
WASHINGTON — 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.
USPS announces first scratch-and-sniff stamps
05/17/2018 14:55
First-day-of-issue stamp dedication ceremony for the O Beautiful Forever stamps. The event is free and open to the public. News about these stamps is being shared with the hashtag #OBeautifulStamps.
USPS to issue O Beautiful Forever stamps
05/17/2018 13:01
CHICAGO, IL — The U.S. Postal Service is asking Chicago homeowners to inspect and repair their mailboxes during Mailbox Improvement Week, May 13–19.
Mailbox Improvement Week Arrives in Time for Spring Cleaning
05/17/2018 12:34
ILLINOIS/WISCONSIN — Post Offices throughout the Lakeland District including much of Wisconsin and northern Illinois are now hiring City Carrier Assistants (CCAs) to help sort and deliver the mail.
Postal Service is Now Hiring
05/15/2018 12:59
The Postal Service is hosting special passport fairs this spring so you can beat the rush. The US Postal Service acts as a Passport agent for the State Department.
Adventure Awaits, Go Find It With Rock Island’s Help
05/11/2018 07:30
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service reported total revenue of $17.5 billion for the second quarter of 2018 (January 1, 2018 - March 31, 2018), an increase of $235 million, or 1.4 percent, compared to the same quarter last year. Shipping and Packages revenue grew by $445 million, or 9.5 percent, while First-Class and Marketing Mail revenue fell by a combined $181 million.
U.S. Postal Service Reports Second Quarter 2018 Results
05/10/2018 11:59
U.S. Postal Service Announcing Dates and Locations for 2018 Upcoming Stamp Dedications
Dates and locations for upcoming stamp dedications
05/10/2018 11:58
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service today unveiled new artwork for the upcoming John Lennon Forever stamp and two additional subjects to the 2018 Stamp Program.
USPS reveals updates to 2018 Stamp Program
05/09/2018 15:05
Chicago IL – The 26th annual food drive by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), will be held on Saturday, May 12. In Chicago, last year’s food drive total was more than 4 times the amount collected in 2016 reaching 603,597 pounds. This year, Chicago letter carriers hope to collect one million pounds of food. The food donated stays local, going to pantries in the zipcode area where collected.
Letter Carriers Food Drive Saturday May 12
05/09/2018 11:39
Chicago IL – The 26th annual food drive by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), will be held on Saturday, May 12. Last year’s Food Drive collected 75 million pounds nationwide, the third-highest total in the event’s history. Combined with the previous year’s record of 80.1 million pounds, that makes a two-year total of 155 million pounds—the highest back-to-back total in the drive’s history.
2018 Letter Carriers’ Annual Food Drive Kickoff