Imagine a Christmas with no presents. Now imagine being a child at Christmas with no presents.
Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night will keep a postal carrier from delivering your mail.
But lack of money might.
A ceremony was held Thursday at Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx to give the rare distinction of National Historic Landmark status to a grave site.
The Postal Service said in February that it planned to cut back in August to five-day-a-week deliveries for everything except packages, as a way to hold down losses.
The U.S. Postal Service has established a unique Post Office Box to allow the public to send condolences to those affected by the tragedy in Newtown, Conn. last Friday.
You may have noticed someone lurking around your street after normal business hours. No need for alarm. It’s just your postal carrier. The U.S. Postal Service is delivering mail after dark as a way to cut down on its debt.
It’s a classic urban dilemma: you have a package coming that needs a signature, but you can’t be there and don’t have a doorman. So, what do you do?
State-wide, New York is poised to lose 112 post offices. New Jersey is set to lose 50; Connecticut will lose 15. Some 3,600 post offices are expected to be shuttered across the country.
The stamp may have been issued to stir feelings of national pride, but instead it has stirred up controversy.
Christmas is around the corner, and if you want your gift to arrive by Dec. 25, you’d better send it fast!