• Cactus Flowers Forever U.S. Postal Service Stamps Explore Unexpected BeautyMESA, AZ — The U.S. Postal Service showcases hidden beauty with the release of Cactus Flowers Forever stamps. Cactus flowers generally occur singly, although many separate blossoms might appear on a plant at the same time. Most cactus flowers are large and flamboyant, with colors of white, red, pink, orange or yellow.

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    Postal Service Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2019 ResultsRevenue of $19.7 billion, up 2.9 percent over the same quarter last yearNet loss of $1.5 billionReturn to financial stability requires legislative and regulatory changes, along with aggressive management actionsWASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service reported total revenue of $19.7 billion for the first quarter of fiscal 2019 (October 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018), an increase of $553 million, or 2.9 percent, compared to the same quarter last y

  • Postmaster General and CFO Host Media Call on U.S. Postal Service FY 2019 Quarter 1 Financial ResultsWhat: Media Call on U.S. Postal Service FY 2019 Quarter 1 Financial Results Who: Postmaster General and CEO Megan J. BrennanCFO and Executive Vice President Joseph Corbett When: Friday, Feb. 8, 201911:30 a.m. ET Background: Postmaster General & CEO Megan Brennan and Chief Financial Officer Joseph Corbett will host a media conference call to discuss the FY2019 Quarter 1 financial results that will

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    Postal Service Celebrates Dancer/Actor Gregory Hines As Honoree on New Forever Stamp Newest Addition to Black Heritage Stamp SeriesNEW YORK — The U.S. “Gregory Hines was an extraordinary artist in every sense of the word,” said Acting Chief Postal Inspector Gary Barksdale, who dedicated the stamp. Today Hines’s legacy is perhaps most evident in the increasing popularity of tap dancing as an art form that is still advancing through new creative influences. Customers may purchase the Gregory Hines
    New Forever stamp features dancer, actor Gregory Hines

  • Postal Service Celebrates Lunar New Year with Year of the Boar Forever StampHOUSTON — Bright pink peach blossoms highlight the 2019 Year of the Boar Forever stamp, the 12th and final stamp in the Celebrating Lunar New Year series . “The Postal Service has long celebrated our nation’s rich heritage through our stamp program. The boar, also referred to as a pig, is one of 12 zodiac animal signs associated with the Chinese lunar calendar. The Year of the Boar is being issued as a souvenir sheet of
    USPS celebrates Lunar New Year with Year of the Boar Forever stamp

  • HEARTS BLOSSOM FOREVER U.S. Postal Service celebrates the joys of love with the latest stamp in the popular Love series, the Hearts Blossom Forever stamp. “The Love stamp is traditionally released in time for Valentine’s Day, but it can be used to deliver love for any reason in any season,” said U.S. “In the coming months, the Hearts Blossom stamp will be used to send expressions of love in the mail. The Postal Service has captured the essence of love on stamp artwork ever since issuing the firs
    Celebrate love with the Hearts Blossom Forever stamp

  • Postal Service will celebrate the beauty of cactus flowers with 10 new stamp designs. The first-day-of-issue event for the Cactus Flowers Forever stamps is free and open to the public. Several botanic gardens in the U.S. showcase the wide variety and stunning beauty of these plants. Cactus flowers generally occur singly, although many separate blossoms might appear on a plant at the same time. The Cactus Flowers stamps are being issued as Forever stamps in booklets of 20 and will always be equal

  • The 42nd stamp in the Black Heritage series honors Gregory Hines, whose unique style of tap dancing injected new artistry and excitement into a traditional American form. A versatile performer who danced, acted and sang on Broadway, television and in movies, Hines developed the entertainment traditions of tap into an art form for a younger generation and is credited with renewing interest in tap during the 1990s. The first-day-of-issue event is free and open to the public. News of the stamp is b
    New Forever stamp honors legendary entertainer Gregory Hines

  • Postal Service announced today the new Priority Mail and Priority Mail Express stamps and new stamps for additional ounce, non-machineable surcharge, and 2- and 3-ounce mailings. Joshua TreeCelebrating the desolate beauty of the Joshua tree (Yucca brevifolia) and its distinct desert environment, this Priority Mail stamp depicts a common scene throughout much of the Mojave and Sonoran Deserts. Bethesda FountainWith this Priority Mail Express stamp, the Postal Service commemorates the Bethesda Fou
    USPS Stamps Offer Convenience for Consumers and Business Mailers

  • This week is expected to be the busiest week of the holiday mailing and shipping season for the Postal Service. In the two weeks leading up to Christmas, Dec. 10-23, the Postal Service expects to deliver nearly 200 million packages each week. Additional TipsThe Postal Service offers shipping tips in 10 video “how to” guides. Additional news and information, including all domestic, international and military mailing and shipping deadlines, can be found on the Postal Service online holiday newsroo

  • Bright pink peach blossoms highlight the 2019 Year of the Boar stamp, the 12th and final stamp in the U.S. The Year of the Boar begins Feb. 5, 2019, and ends on Jan. 24, 2020. The stamp design features original artwork by Kam Mak with elements from the previous series of Lunar New Year stamps — Clarence Lee’s intricate cut-paper design of a boar and the Chinese character for “boar” drawn in grass-style calligraphy by Lau Bun. The Year of the Boar stamp is being issued as a Forever stamp in self-
    USPS to dedicate Year of the Boar Forever stamp

  • Postal Service to Dedicate the Hearts Blossom Forever StampWhat:Twelve colorful hearts visually expressing love’s joyful, bountiful nature illustrate the first Forever stamp issued in 2019 and will be revealed by the U.S. Postal Service during a first-day-of-issue ceremony. News on the stamp is being shared with the hashtag #LoveStamps. Postal Service’s Facebook page can view the ceremony live at RSVP:Dedication ceremony attendees are encouraged to RSVP at
    USPS to dedicate Hearts Blossom Forever stamp

  • Post Offices Will Be Closed Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25 and New Year’s Day, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019WASHINGTON — Post Offices nationwide will be closed on Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25 and New Year’s Day, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. All Post Offices will be open and regular mail delivery will resume after the holidays on Dec. 26 and Jan. 2. Some Post Offices may have extended hours leading up to the holidays, and limited hours on Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. 24. New Year’s Eve, Monday, Dec. 31, Pos
    Post Offices will close Dec. 25 and Jan. 1

  • Postal Service Reveals Dates and Locations for Select 2019 First Day of Issue Stamp CeremoniesName of Stamp Issuance FDOI Date City ST Hearts Blossom 1/10/19 San Juan PR Lunar New Year: Year of the Boar 1/17/19 Houston TX Black Heritage: Gregory Hines 1/28/19 New York NY Cactus Flowers 2/15/19 Mesa AZ Alabama Statehood 2/23/19 Huntsville AL###

  • Postal Service Letters FROM Santa Program Provides Santa’s Personalized Response to Your Child’s Letter Great Photo Opportunity to Treasure for YearsWASHINGTON — Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus — and the U.S. Postal Service can help you prove it when Santa replies to your child’s letter — complete with a North Pole postmark. Here are the steps for your child to get a letter back from Santa:Have your child write a letter to Santa and place it in an envelope addressed to: Santa Claus, North
    USPS Letters from Santa program

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