USPS National and Illinois News

News from USPS National and USPS Great Lakes Area.
06/14/2019 07:00
Powerpoint deck from Pre MTAC Webinar
2019 June Pre MTAC Webinar - Mail Prep and Entry, Operations
06/29/2019 07:00
These data elements are valid as of June 29, 2019.
Enterprise Payment System IV-MTR Data Elements (As of 6.29.19)
06/13/2019 08:15
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 June, including the next 3 Saturdays, 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...
USPS Extending Saturday Hours for a Passport in June
06/12/2019 10:55
COLLEGE STATION, TX — The U.S. Postal Service today issued a new commemorative Forever stamp saluting former President George H.W. Bush on what would have been his 95th birthday.
U.S. Postal Service Honors Former President George H.W. Bush
06/11/2019 12:34
HONOLULU — On the 75th anniversary of her commissioning, the famous American battleship USS Missouri (BB-43), will sail again via the nation’s mailstream with the issuance of the USS Missouri Forever stamps.
USPS dedicates USS Missouri stamp in Pearl Harbor
06/10/2019 09:26
The U.S. Postal Service is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 and man’s first steps on the Moon with two Forever stamps.
Forever stamps commemorating the first moon landing on sale July 19
06/06/2019 09:17
Appleton, WI — The Appleton Post Office is hosting a week long job fair Wednesday through Friday, June 12 - 14, 10am - 4pm.
Appleton Post Office Hosts Job Fair
06/05/2019 15:41
Dedication ceremony for the Corporal Jeffrey Allen Williams Post Office Building.
U.S. Postal Service to Dedicate Corporal Jeffrey Allen Williams Post Office Building
06/05/2019 13:29
CHICAGO — It’s a rare occurrence, about once every 100 years when the ZIP Code matches the date. That is the case tomorrow when the date of 6/06/19 aligns with the James E. Worsham Station ZIP Code of 60619
James E. Worsham Postal Station Celebrating ZIP Code Day
05/31/2019 12:29
IL — The Mississippi River and its tributaries are again rising above major flood stage as the rains continue in the area. The USPS Gateway District is enacting the relocation for offices due to the rising waters. More offices are expected to be relocated today and over the next few days.
Hull and Fults Post Offices temporarily closed
05/31/2019 10:09
SPENCERTOWN, NY — Ellsworth Kelly forged a distinctive style of abstraction over his seven decades as an artist and today he was commemorated with 10 U.S. Postal Service stamps highlighting his work.
U.S. Postal Service Honors Artist Ellsworth Kelly with Stamps
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