USPS National and Illinois News

News from USPS National and USPS Great Lakes Area.
06/24/2024 09:34
CHICAGO IL — The United States Postal Service is consistently named one of the most trusted brands in America. We have, for over 245 years, delivered information, connected families and friends, and powered the engines of commerce and industry. Right now, we are looking for committed and motivated individuals to join us in our mission of service to your local community and the nation.
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06/24/2024 09:00
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service today announced the appointment of Alicia Cheng, a graphic designer and educator, to the Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee (CSAC). Members are appointed to the committee by the postmaster general to provide expertise in business, history, science, technology, art, education, sports and other areas of public interest. Working together, they make recommendations for future stamp subjects.
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06/21/2024 12:00
WASHINGTON — On today’s episode of “JEOPARDY!”, host Ken Jennings announced that the U.S. Postal Service will issue a Forever stamp honoring beloved former host Alex Trebek concurrent with the show's 60th Diamond Celebration that was launched earlier this year to celebrate the remarkable legacy of America's Favorite Quiz Show. Presales for this special stamp begin today, June 21, at usps.com.
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06/21/2024 09:00
WASHINGTON — The Postal Service is reminding customers that metallic mercury and devices containing metallic mercury are always prohibited in the mail stream. This includes antique items such as thermometers, barometers, blood pressure monitors, switches and relays. However, compact fluorescent lamps, which contain small amounts of mercury in vapor form, are mailable domestically but not internationally (including APO/FPO/DPO destinations).
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06/20/2024 11:00
PITTSFIELD, MA — The U.S. Postal Service today revealed the refined, timeless beauty of Shaker design with 12 new stamps, in honor of the 250th anniversary of the arrival of the first Shakers in America.
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06/18/2024 08:47
USPS Hiring in Greater Chicago Area – Career Fair on Thursday, June 20
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06/18/2024 08:35
CHICAGO, IL — Illinois Post Offices will be closed on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in observance of Juneteenth.
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06/17/2024 14:00
ST JOSEPH, MO — The U.S. Postal Service today dedicated its new Horses stamps at today’s kickoff for the 164th Pony Express Re-Ride, a 10-day annual event in which riders retrace the historic route from St. Joseph, MO, to Sacramento, CA.
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06/11/2024 09:25
CHICAGO IL — The United States Postal Service is consistently named one of the most trusted brands in America. We have, for over 245 years, delivered information, connected families and friends, and powered the engines of commerce and industry. Right now, we are looking for committed and motivated individuals to join us in our mission of service to your local community and the nation.
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06/07/2024 09:26
DURAND, IL — It’s a rare occurrence, about once every 100 years when the ZIP Code™ matches the date. That is the case Monday, when the date of 6/10/24 aligns with the Durand ZIP Code™ of 61024.
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