HUNTSVILLE, AL — The U.S. Postal Service today commemorated Alabama’s bicentennial and entry as the 22nd state in the union with the unveiling of the Alabama Statehood Forever stamp during the Alabama200 ceremony at Constitution Village Park in Huntsville, AL. News of the stamp is being shared using the hashtags #AlabamaStamp and #Alabama200.
The United States Postal Service is holding multiple job fairs to fill numerous positions throughout Iowa and the Quad Cities area of Illinois. Job seekers will be provided access to one-on-one assistance in creating their application and applying on-site. Applicants will learn how to navigate the online application process at www.usps.com/employment. Immediate interview opportunities may be available on site.
ILLINOIS/WISCONSIN — The Postal Service will observe Presidents Day on Monday, February 18, 2019, a federal holiday. All Post Offices in Illinois and Wisconsin will be closed and there will be no mail delivery.
LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY – Thirteen Kentuckiana post offices will host a Passport Fair this Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. The convenient Saturday hours are available to assist busy customers planning international travel. Fairs serve customers on a first come, first served basis. No appointments are needed. (There is a limited capacity for acceptance.)
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service reported total revenue of $19.7 billion for the first quarter of fiscal 2019 (October 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018), an increase of $553 million, or 2.9 percent, compared to the same quarter last year.
CHICAGO IL — Informed Delivery, a free Postal Service feature, allows residential customers to digitally preview their mail and manage packages scheduled to arrive soon! Informed Delivery allows customers to view greyscale images of the exterior, address side of letter-sized mailpieces and track packages in one convenient location. Images are only provided for letter-sized mailpieces that are processed through USPS' automated equipment.
NEW YORK — The U.S. Postal Service today celebrated the life and legacy of award winning entertainer Gregory Hines when it inducted him as the 42nd honoree in the Black Heritage Stamp series during a first-day-of-issue ceremony at Peter Norton Symphony Space, on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
HOUSTON — Bright pink peach blossoms highlight the 2019 Year of the Boar Forever stamp, the 12th and final stamp in the Celebrating Lunar New Year series. The U.S. Postal Service dedicated the stamps today during a first-day-of-issue ceremony at the Chinese Community Center in Houston, TX. The public is asked to share the news of the stamp using the hashtag #LunarNewYear.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — El Servicio Postal Estadounidense celebra la energía del amor con la más reciente estampilla de la popular serie Love (amor), la estampilla Hearts Blossom Forever (florecimiento eterno de los corazones).
The 42nd stamp in the Black Heritage series honors Gregory Hines, whose unique style of tap dancing injected new artistry and excitement into a traditional American form. A versatile performer who danced, acted and sang on Broadway, television and in movies, Hines developed the entertainment traditions of tap into an art form for a younger generation and is credited with renewing interest in tap during the 1990s.