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The USPS selected a located for the new Bixby Knolls Post Office.
The United States Postal Service has selected the property at 4462-4470 Atlantic Ave., in the Bixby Knolls Shopping Center next to Marshalls, for the new Bixby Knolls post office location.
Photo by Carol Von Canon
Thursday kicks off National Dog Bite Prevention Week so the U.S. Postal Service released its top 30 dog attack city rankings and offered tips to reduce dog attacks to letter carriers. Nationwide, 5,581 postal employees were attacked last year.
The U.S. Postal Service has released its 2013 Lunar New Year stamp, featuring firecrackers, paper-cut designs and Chinese calligraphy, to help customers usher in the Year of the Snake.
The Lunar New Year is celebrated primarily by people of Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Tibetan and Mongolian heritage in many parts of the world.
Imporatnt dates for holiday shippers: December 21 for Priority Mail and December 22 for Express Mail.
These are the Postal Service’s busiest mailing days for holiday cards and packages. Wednesday and Thursday more than 658 million pieces of mail will be processed — compared to 528 million on an average day.
Effective Nov.15, Post Offices will begin accepting packages containing lithium batteries installed in electronic devices bound for many international destinations, and Army (APO), Fleet (FPO) and Diplomatic Post Office (DPO) locations.
Photo by Jason Brackins
With more than 25 million ballots expected to be mailed this fall, the U.S. Postal Service is encouraging voters to mail early this election season.
To ensure the timely delivery of mailed ballots, voters in the contiguous United States are asked to mail completed absentee ballots at least three days before the Nov.
Photo by Andy Mihail
There’s no reason to toss out that old cell phone, PDA, digital camera or other small electronic device. Thanks to the U.S. Postal Service – which has expanded the availability of a recycling program to 3,100 retail locations – customers can trade in their old electronic gadgets for cash.
One of the nation’s most popular outdoor activities gets its stamp of approval today from the U.S. Postal Service with the issuance of the Bicycling Forever stamps. The four stamps feature a young child just learning to ride with training wheels, a commuter pedaling to work, a road racer intent on the finish line and an airborne BMX rider.
The U.S. Postal Service today issued the second of an annual series of Forever stamps that pay tribute to one of the most searing, traumatic and consequential events in our nation’s history: the American Civil War.
“These stamps help us pause to remember a period in our history that had a profound impact on our country for many years to come,” said Dean Granholm, vice president, Delivery and Post Office Operations.
On May 12, local communities across America will be asked to join the U.S. Postal Service and its letter carriers to combat one of this nation’s growing problems – hunger.
“The Postal Service is pleased to continue supporting the National Association of Letter Carriers as we enter our 20th year together to help Stamp Out Hunger in America,” said Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe.