USPS saves Christmas with last minute holiday deliveries

BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) – With Christmas under 24 hours away the United States Postal Service was hard at work sunday making last minute deliveries. The Eastern Maine Carrier Annex had almost 1,500 packages, cards and letters to bring to customers hoping to get their parcels before St. Nick’s arrival. “Most of us are guilty of being […]

VIDEO: South Carolina postal worker sings ‘O Holy Night’ while sorting mail

ANDERSON, S.C. (WSPA) — Tommy Green is delivering more than mail and holiday packages this time of the year. The Upstate postal worker is bringing cheer and smiles at the Anderson Post Office where he was recently taped singing ‘O Holy Night.’ “We have been so busy delivering parcels this year but Christmas is not […]

USPS to issue first-ever forever stamp featuring Nativity scene

On November 3, 2016, in Washington DC, the U.S. Postal Service® will issue the Nativity stamp (Forever® priced at 47 cents), in one design, in a pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) booklet of 20 stamps. The stamp will go on sale nationwide November 3, 2016. The Postal Service™ celebrates Christmas with a new stamp featuring a traditional […]

USPS plans to hire 35,000- 40,000 seasonal workers for holidays

To most effectively handle increasing package volume, the U.S Postal Service works year-round to build a flexible workforce. In 2015, the U.S. Postal Service hired nearly 29,000 seasonal workers to perform as mail handlers, retail associates, some tractor trailer drivers and city carrier assistants. As we get closer to this year’s holiday season’s increased package […]

Video: Little girl writes letter to Jesus, postal worker delivers presents on Christmas Eve

CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) – A letter which landed in the hands of one postal worker provided for a very special Christmas. A family’s prayers were answered after a postal worker decided to help play Santa. A little girl wrote to Jesus asking not to forget her this Christmas. The Wallace family was preparing their daughter […]

Video: USPS – ‘It happens every year, and we are seasoned’

December 21, 2015 FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – It may be just four days until Christmas, but December 21st is also an important date for the United States Postal Service. It’s officially considered the busiest mailing day of the year. With some 30 million packages going out worldwide Monday, postal service leaders said the sheer volume of packages […]

Postal Workers not included in Executive order allowing Feds Christmas Eve off

President Barack Obama has issued an Executive order excusing executive branch non-Postal Service employees from duty for half-day on Thursday, December 24, 2015, with pay and without a charge to leave, except those who, in the judgment of the head of the agency, cannot be excused for reasons of national security, defense, or other essential […]