USPS honors Jose Ferrer with Forever Stamp

NEW YORK — Today, multi-talented actor, director, writer, musician and producer José Ferrer’s life and accomplishments were commemorated on a First-Class Forever stamp by the U.S. Postal Service as part of its Distinguished Americans stamp series. The stamps, available nationwide today, can be purchased online at, by calling 1-800-STAMP-24 or by visiting Post Offices. […]

Every Door Direct Mail by USPS Helps Churches Reach Out to Their Communities this Easter

Jamestown NC (PRWEB) February 27, 2012 -The Post Office has developed a new program that allows churches to mail postcards out to every address without having to purchase a mailing list. It’s called Every Door Direct Mail and it has a number of benefits that churches will find appealing. For churches seeking to reach out […]

Premium Mail Forwarding Service Debuts on

Mail Forwarding Program Made Easier Online WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service has added it’s extremely popular Premium Forwarding Service to it’s suite of online products and services at Previously only available at a Post Office, Premium Forwarding Service can now be accessed online using your account. With Premium Forwarding Service you […]

USPS celebrates Arizona’s 100th Anniversary with issuance of new Forever Stamp

PHOENIX, AZ — The “Grand Canyon State” today was commemorated on a new Forever Stamp by the United States Postal Service, marking the state’s 100th anniversary. The Arizona Statehood Forever Stamp officially goes on sale today at Post Offices, online at and by phone at 800-782-6724. “ Today, we are here to celebrate Arizona’s […]

Heart Health Forever Stamp Lands Featured Role on NBC’s ‘The Biggest Loser’

WASHINGTON, DC — In a move to raise awareness of maintaining a healthy lifestyle, the U.S. Surgeon General, the host from NBC’s “The Biggest Loser,” and the American Heart Association joined the Postmaster General in dedicating the 2012 Social Awareness Heart Health Forever stamp. The stamp plays a key motivational role in a competition featured […]

USPS Ranked No. 1 In The World

WASHINGTON — A review of the performance of universal postal service providers by the Oxford Strategic Consulting (OSC) firm ranks the U.S. Postal Service the best postal service within the world’s top 20 largest economies for access to services, resource efficiency and public trust. “We’re proud to lead the world in postal services and we […]

Dayton, N.J. Mail Carrier arrested and charged in connection with fraudulent tax refund scheme

NEWARK, N.J. – A U.S. Postal Service worker was arrested today and charged in connection with his role in a scheme to provide, in exchange for payment, addresses to be used to file fraudulent tax returns and divert refund checks from his mail route, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Bennie H. Haynes, 52, of […]

Zumbox and Catalog Choice Partner to Digitize Consumer Postal Mailboxes

Zumbox, the leader in digital postal mail services, today announced an agreement with Catalog Choice, the nation’s leading mail preference service. In Q1 2012, Zumbox digital mail users will be able to opt out of catalogs, donation requests, circulars and other printed brochures through their Zumbox account. As a result of the partnership, which is […]

California Postal Worker Sentenced To Prison For Workers’ Compensation Fraud

January 9,2012 FRESNO, Calif. — United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced that today Chief United States District Judge Anthony W. Ishii sentenced Karina S. Beard, 44, of Turlock, to one year in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release, for four counts of mail fraud and two counts of federal workers’ […]

Rahall Says USPS Must “Go Back to the Drawing Board” on Post Office Closures

BECKLEY, W.Va. – Citing a recent study that found overly optimistic savings projections and an insufficient attention to community needs, U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (D-W.Va.) Tuesday called on the Postal Service to go back to the drawing board on its efforts to close and consolidate postal facilities in southern West Virginia. “The Postal Regulatory Commission […]