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Distribución de correspondencia a miembros del cuerpo diplomático y de las fuerzas armadas en todo el mundo
WASHINGTON —-- Miles de hombres y mujeres en el cuerpo diplomático y en las fuerzas armadas de la nación prestarán servicio en el extranjero durante las fiestas de pascua, y el correo es una forma excelente de estar conectados con ellos enviándoles tarjetas postales, cartas, regalos y paquetes en la temporada festiva.El Servicio Postal ofrece un precio reducido de $17.40 en su mayor Caja Priority Mail de Tarifa Fija para correspondencia enviada a destinos APO/FPO/DPO (Oficina de Correo de la Fuerza Aérea y el Ejército/Oficina de Correo de la Flota/ Oficina de Correo Diplomática) en todo el mundo, con un...
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“Around the World Wednesdays” at the Lake Villa Post Office
Postal Service is makes traveling easy this year
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Help Stamp Out Breast Cancer
CHICAGO IL — Post Offices nationwide will be supporting Breast Cancer Awareness month in October through the sales of the Breast Cancer Research stamp, a semi-postal stamp issued to help raise funds for breast cancer research.
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U.S. Postal Service and Israel Post Jointly Issue Hanukkah Stamps
NEWPORT, RI — The U.S. Postal Service and Israel Post today jointly issued a Hanukkah stamp that portrays a papercut menorah that can be used to send holiday messages celebrating this ageless tradition.
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USPS is Hiring for the Holiday Season
Chicago, IL — The U.S. Postal Service will be hiring seasonal employees in the coming months and other temporary and career positions to work at one of the mail processing facilities in the Chicago area or a delivery unit. The holiday period is from mid-November 2018 to early January 2019.
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Extended Hours to Apply for a Passport on Saturdays
CHICAGO, IL — The Postal Service makes obtaining a new passport or renewing your old one an easy and convenient experience.
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Sparkling Holidays stamps on sale now
PIGEON FORGE, TN — New Sparkling Holidays Commemorative Forever stamps featuring classic images of Santa are available for mailing holiday cards and letters this year— a time-honored tradition embraced by millions annually.
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USPS appoints new Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee members
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service today announced the appointment of three members to the Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee (CSAC).
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¿A dónde se ha ido el tiempo? Los días festivos están a la vuelta de la esquina
WASHINGTON — El calendario dice octubre, y usted está pensando en cosas relacionadas con el otoño, tales como todo lo que tenga especies de calabaza, los festivales estacionales, o qué ropa ponerse para Halloween. Los días festivos parecen muy lejos, pero estarán aquí antes de que pueda darse cuenta. Teniendo esto presente, el Servicio Postal de los Estados Unidos tiene las fechas límites de envío para la entrega prevista de tarjetas y regalos a sus seres queridos en esta Navidad.
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2018 holiday shipping deadlines
WASHINGTON — The calendar says October, and you’re contemplating fall-related items, such as pumpkin spiced anything, seasonal festivals, or what to wear for Halloween. The holidays seem so far away, but they’ll be here before you know it. With that in mind, the U.S. Postal Service has the mailing deadlines for the expected delivery of cards and gifts to your loved ones this holiday season.
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U.S. Postal Service Announces New Prices for 2019
WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) today of price changes to take effect Jan. 27, 2019.
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Rockton Post Office to Salute First Responders at Forever Stamp Recognition Event
Rockton Postmaster Larry Nalewanski will conduct a special recognition event for the Forever stamp Honoring First Responders at the Rockton Village Board meeting.
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Kwanzaa Forever Stamp Dedicated Today
RALEIGH, NC — The U.S. Postal Service continues to commemorate Kwanzaa, which celebrates values and beliefs around African-American heritage, by dedicating a new Kwanzaa Forever stamp today.
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USPS appoints new Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee members
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service today announced the appointment of three members to the Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee (CSAC).
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Mail Call for Diplomatic and Military Members Worldwide
WASHINGTON — Thousands of men and women in the nation’s diplomatic corps and in the military will be serving abroad during the holidays and the mail is a great way to stay connected with them by sending them cards, letters, presents and care packages for the festive season.
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Chicago Post Offices Closed October 8
CHICAGO IL — Chicago Post Offices will be closed on Monday, October 8, 2018 in observance of the Columbus Day holiday.
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Greater Illinois Postal Customer Council’s Annual Mailers Forum is Coming Up
CAROL STREAM, IL — Mark your calendars. The Greater Illinois Postal Customer Council’s (GIPCC) annual Mailer’s Forum is next Wednesday during National PCC Week this year.
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Chicago Post Office Honors First Responders with a Forever Stamp Monday Morning
CHICAGO, IL — The Chicago Post Office will salute Chicago’s Finest with a stamp ceremony, Monday, September 17 for the new Honoring First Responders commemorative Forever stamp.
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“Around the World Wednesday” at the Deerfield Post Office
Postal Service is makes traveling easy this year
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“Around the World Wednesday” at the Techny Post Office
Postal Service is makes traveling easy this year
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The PCC is a postal-sponsored organization. The mission of the PCC Program is to:

  • Promote local cooperation and support and to foster a close working relationship between the U.S. Postal Service and all businesses that use the mail to communicate and interact with their customers;
  • Share information and facilitate the exchange of ideas about new and existing Postal Service products, programs, services, and procedures that affect all businesses that use the mail; and
  • Help PCC industry members and their organizations grow and develop professionally through focused educational programs.