| Oct 10, 2014
In time for his 75th anniversary, Batman is getting his own postage stamps. The limited edition “forever” stamps, unveiled Thursday […]...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 6:56 PM
The vice president of a Chicago-area postal workers union was cleared Friday of misdemeanor trespassing and resisting arrest when a Cook County judge found that he committed no crime when he visited a Norridge post office.
Supervisors at the post office...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: First, I wanted to say that I love listening to Ilyce's radio show. It's so informative and you come across as very genuine. I can tell you really care about people.
I am 27 years old, bought a condo in Atlanta, and a few months after the purchase...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Dennis Foltz called on his staff to gather around the conference table in Oakland's Historic Town Hall.
The town manager, Foltz led the meeting from the head of the table as usual — but he was nowhere near Florida.
"This was a little bit of an...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 12:42 PM
The following items were taken from Glenview police reports:
A resident in the 3700 block of Lindenwood Lane received a call Sept. 23 purportedly from the IRS about back taxes, but knew it was a scam and contacted police.
The fuel door on a car...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 11:50 AM
A U.S. Post Office customer threw a box at a postal worker on Saturday, according to Boynton Beach Police.
The incident happened at the U.S. Post Office at 1530 W. Boynton Beach Boulevard.
Police responded to what was described as an "irate customer...
| Oct 8, 2014
As kickoffs go, this one had an imported work of art by the same name as the John Lennon song "Imagine," played by the West Boca High School Vanguard Brass.
"Imag_ne," a line of Scrabble-like letters leaving the "i" to the imagination was unveiled Oct....
| Sep 23, 2014
| 3:00 AM
When school started at Loyola University Maryland last fall, the administration sent a welcome flier to the mailbox of every student living on campus.
By the end of the year, a third of those fliers were still unread. No one ever checked the boxes....
| Sep 9, 2014
| 2:42 PM
A tree trunk with an embedded horseshoe has been selected as the winning entry in the 2014 edition of Ripley's Strange Mail contest.
The competition challenges participants to send unusual items to Ripley Entertainment's corporate headquarters in...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Julia Child dispatched millions of hungry Americans into the kitchen with a cheery "bon appetit!" The U.S. Postal Service is surely banking on those same fans trooping down to their local post offices to buy the new Julia Child postage stamps.
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:45 AM
Send a free, tiny care package with a mini Oreo inside along with a personal note via U.S. mail to someone special.
Oreo will deliver a tiny Oreo cookie with your personalized message to the first 500 per day who sign up starting at 9 a.m.