USPS National and Illinois News

News from USPS National and USPS Great Lakes Area.
05/23/2019 14:05
ILLINOIS —Out of concern for the safety and well-being of our employees and postal customers, and due to a recent fire, the following office is temporarily closed.
Buffalo Illinois 62515 Post Office temporarily closed
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05/23/2019 12:59
ILLINOIS/MISSOURI — On Monday, May 27, the country will mark the Memorial Day national holiday. Post Offices nationwide will be closed that day, but we are reminding customers that the U.S. Postal Service never stops working – even on a holiday.
The Service That Never Sleeps!
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05/23/2019 09:32
CHICAGO IL – On Monday, May 27, the country will mark the Memorial Day national holiday. Post Offices nationwide will be closed that day, but we are reminding customers that the U.S. Postal Service never stops working – even on a holiday. We continue to collect, process, sort, and transport mail 24-hours a day, seven days a week.
Chicago - The Service that never sleeps!
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05/23/2019 09:31
Rockford, IL – On Monday, May 27, the country will mark the Memorial Day national holiday. Post Offices nationwide will be closed that day, but we are reminding customers that the U.S. Postal Service never stops working – even on a holiday. We continue to collect, process, sort, and transport mail 24-hours a day, seven days a week.
Rockford - The Service that never sleeps!
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05/22/2019 08:43
The U.S. Postal Service honors Sesame Street, the influential and beloved children’s television show. For 50 years, the series has provided educational programming and entertainment for generations of children throughout the country and around the world.
USPS will celebrate Sesame Street’s 50th anniversary with Forever stamps
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05/21/2019 13:02
BEND, OR — The U.S. Postal Service today celebrates America’s Wild and Scenic Rivers – those deemed outstandingly remarkable for their fish and wildlife, geology, recreation and cultural or historical significance – with 12 new Forever stamps. Each stamp in the pane showcases a different segment of the National Wild and Scenic River System.
New Forever stamps celebrate America’s wild and scenic rivers
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05/16/2019 08:12
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 each Saturday in May, 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 land borders...
USPS Extending Saturday Hours to Apply for a Passport in May
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05/10/2019 07:57
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Postal Service reported total revenue of $17.5 billion for the second quarter of fiscal 2019 (January 1, 2019 - March 31, 2019), a decrease of $8 million, or essentially flat, compared to the same quarter last year.
U.S. Postal Service Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2019 Results
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05/10/2019 07:25
The U.S. Postal Service celebrates the USS Missouri (BB-63) with a Forever stamp. The famed American battleship is being honored to coincide with the 75th anniversary of her commissioning on June 11, 1944. The battleship was affectionately nicknamed “Mighty Mo,” and had one of the most historic roles during World War II. On Sept. 2, 1945, military officials from the Allied powers and imperial Japan convened on her deck and signed the documents confirming Japan’s surrender and ending the war.
U.S. Postal Service Honors Battleship USS Missouri with a Forever Stamp
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05/08/2019 07:53
INDIANAPOLIS — The U.S. Postal Service has recognized Frederick Yocum and The Standard Group with the Next Generation Campaign Grand Champion Award for their ability to create exceptional and innovative mail campaigns.
Frederick Yocum and The Standard Group Receive Next Generation Campaign Grand Champion Award at the National Postal Forum
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