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  • Inspector general questions Postal Service property sales, leases

    Inspector general questions Postal Service property sales, leases
    SAN FRANCISCO — The independent watchdog for the U.S. Postal Service has raised new concerns about an exclusive contract with real estate giant CBRE Group Inc. to handle leases and sales of postal properties nationwide, saying the arrangement...
  • Steve Jobs getting his own postage stamp in 2015

    IPod. IPad. IStamp? Steve Jobs, the late cofounder and chief executive of Apple, is among several pop culture figures who will be featured on U.S. postage stamps over the next few years. The stamp for Jobs, who led Apple during its creation and then...
  • Officials react to complaints of postal delays

    Officials react to complaints of postal delays
    — Members of Maryland's congressional delegation, saying constituents have complained of lengthy mail delays, pressed the U.S. Postal Service on Friday to resume regular delivery — even as the agency reported it was not aware of any...
  • Snow kept mail carriers from delivering to some houses

    Lee Smith's neighborhood finally is thawing out. Ice patches have receded. Grass patches have reappeared. And mail is being delivered regularly. Smith is among several people who live in the neighborhoods off Presidential Drive in Whitehall Township...
  • 120,000 bills, letters burn after postal truck crashes in O.C.

    120,000 bills, letters burn after postal truck crashes in O.C.
    Nearly 120,000 letters and bills went up in flames early Tuesday when a pair of big rigs collided along the 57 Freeway in Brea. One was from a U.S. Postal Service facility in Santa Ana, where workers process about 1 million pieces of mail daily,...
  • Star-spangled celebrations planned for anthem's 200th anniversary

    WASHINGTON -- "The Star-Spangled Banner" -- familiar to football games, military functions and Olympic medal ceremonies -- turns 200 this year and the celebrations have already begun. The Smithsonian Institution has unveiled a U.S. Post Office-issued...
  • James B Avery October 6, 1938 - March 5, 2014

    James B Avery  October 6, 1938 - March 5, 2014
    It is with sadness we inform you of the passing of James B Avery, age 75 on March 5, 2014 at 11:55am. He was born in Detroit, Michigan and moved to California in 1958. He went to work at the US Post Office in 1960 and retired in 1995. He found...
  • John Lennon, Steve Jobs and more to be featured on US stamps

    During the next few years the U.S. Postal Service will be releasing several pop culture-related stamps featuring icons like John Lennon, Steve Jobs and even Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, The Washington Post is reporting. None of the stamp designs have...
  • Mail delivery back on track after weather delays, officials say

    Mail delivery back on track after weather delays, officials say
    A dose of polar cold kept some Chicago-area letter carriers from completing their appointed rounds last week, but the mail was back on schedule this week, a U.S. Postal Service spokesman said. Heavy snows followed by subzero temperatures Jan. 6 and 7...
  • Wheaton, Glen Ellyn police blotter: Jan. 14

    Wheaton, Glen Ellyn police blotter: Jan. 14
    The following items were taken from police reports: Wheaton Someone removed a check from a mailbox in the 600 block of S. Williston sometime between 3:45 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 10. Personal property, including an ID and debit card, were...
  • More than 750 retailers to take part in Wednesday's Free Shipping Day

    Fewer than 10 days remain until Christmas, and retailers are trying to make the most of the holiday crunch time by luring online shoppers with free delivery offers. Wednesday is Free Shipping Day, a last-minute consumption craze initiated in 2008 by...