Star Trek™ Forever Stamps to be Dedicated Sept. 2 in NYC

Star Trek™ Forever Stamps to be Dedicated Sept. 2 in NYC

WASHINGTON — Nearly 50 years to the day of its original airing, the U.S. Postal Service will celebrate the iconic 1960s television show Star Trek by dedicating the Star Trek Forever stamps in New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. The first-day-of-issue ceremony will take place at noon on Friday Sept. 2, and will officially launchStar Trek:  Mission New […]

Federal Authorities Charge 33 People with Crimes Against the U.S. Postal Service, including Theft of Mail by Employees

Federal Authorities Charge 33 People with Crimes Against the U.S. Postal Service, including Theft of Mail by Employees

LOS ANGELES – Thirty-three defendants were charged as part of a sweep targeting criminal activity that has victimized the United States Postal Service (USPS) and its customers. Most of the defendants charged as part of the sweep are USPS employees who allegedly stole mail, embezzled from the agency or, in one case, failed to deliver nearly […]

Postal Service Celebrates National Park Service Centennial with Stamps, Framed Art and Keepsakes

Postal Service Celebrates National Park Service Centennial with Stamps, Framed Art and Keepsakes

WASHINGTON — To mark the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary and salute the organization for its unwavering dedication to preserving America’s natural splendor, the U. S. Postal Service announces new artwork that incorporates the National Parks postage stamps released earlier this year. On June 2, the Postal Service issued a stunning stamp pane depicting 16 National […]

U.S. Postal Service Honors Festival of Diwali with a Forever Stamp

U.S. Postal Service Honors Festival of Diwali with a Forever Stamp

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service will commemorate the joyous Hindu festival of Diwali with a Forever stamp. The Wednesday, Oct 5, first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony will take place at the Indian Embassy in New York City. The stamp design is a photograph featuring a traditional diya oil lamp beautifully lit, sitting on a sparkling gold background. […]

‘Injured’ Ohio postal worker seen on vacation at Sea World, Mt. Rushmore

‘Injured’ Ohio postal worker seen on vacation at Sea World, Mt. Rushmore

West Carrollton postal worker Laticha Schroyer seen riding rides, flying and driving; charged with fraud against workers’ compensation program Dayton – Despite claiming she couldn’t sit, stand or walk for more than five or 10 minutes at a time, a West Carrollton postal worker was seen on airport and amusement park surveillance traveling during two […]

USPS: Franked Mail Pre-election Ban In Effect

USPS: Franked Mail Pre-election Ban In Effect

In the black – Franked Mail pre-election ban in effect USPS News Link 8.15.16 Franked Mail shows a Congress member’s signature — the frank — in the upper right hand corner of the envelope. Reminder: Members of Congress are banned from sending Franked Mail during this year’s “blackout” period, which began Aug. 10. The blackout […]

PRC Hosts Technical Conference on USPS Performance Measurement Data

PRC Hosts Technical Conference on USPS Performance Measurement Data

Washington, DC – The Postal Regulatory Commission will host an off-the-record technical conference on August 26, 2016, at 10:00 am in the hearing room at Commission offices, 901 New York Ave. NW, Suite 200 Washington, DC 20268, to discuss data represented in the Postal Service’s first two quarterly reports on its service performance measurement systems proposals […]

Federal Authorities Target Inland Empire Mail Thieves

Federal Authorities Target Inland Empire Mail Thieves

RIVERSIDE, California –The United States Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) has arrested six Inland Empire residents who are charged in indictments that allege federal crimes related to mail theft. The six arrested over the past two weeks are among 11 defendants who have been charged by a federal grand jury as the result of an operation in […]

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