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Postal employees working on 'Operation Santa.' (credit: United States Postal Service)

Help Make Christmas Dreams Come True: ‘Operation Santa’ Underway In New York City

Would you like to help make someone’s dreams come true this Christmas?

12/13/2014

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Post Office To Deliver Packages On Sundays During The Holidays

Seven-day delivery will run from Nov. 17 through Christmas Day in response to anticipated growing demands.

11/06/2014

Postal employees working on 'Operation Santa.' (credit: United States Postal Service)

‘Operation Santa’ 2013: Help Make A Child’s Wish Come True This Christmas

Imagine a Christmas with no presents. Now imagine being a child at Christmas with no presents.

12/12/2013

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Postmaster General: Post Office In Midst Of Financial Disaster

Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night will keep a postal carrier from delivering your mail.
But lack of money might.

09/19/2013

The plaque is unveiled, designating Adm. David Glasgow Farragut's grave site at Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx a National Historic Landmark. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Bronx Grave Site Of Civil War Naval Officer Designated National Historic Landmark

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.

05/23/2013

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United States Postal Service Backs Down On Cutting Saturday Delivery

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.

04/10/2013

Candles are viewed at a memorial in front of the Sandy Hook School December 16, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

US Postal Service Sets Up Unique PO Box For Messages Of Condolence For Newtown

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.

12/17/2012

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Seen At 11: Cash-Strapped U.S. Postal Service Turns To Deliveries After Dark

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.

12/21/2011

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Village Doorman Is There To Sign For Your Package

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?

09/15/2011

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Bronx To Lose 17 Post Offices As Part Of 34 Planned Closures In NYC

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.

07/27/2011

The 'Lady Liberty' Stamp depicts the statue outside the New York-New York casino in Las Vegas. (credit: Raimund Luke/USPS.com)

‘Lady Liberty’ Stamp Features Image Of Replica From Las Vegas

The stamp may have been issued to stir feelings of national pride, but instead it has stirred up controversy.

04/15/2011

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Shipping Deadlines Loom For Christmas Day Delivery

Christmas is around the corner, and if you want your gift to arrive by Dec. 25, you’d better send it fast!

12/15/2010