USPS to issue stamp commemorating National Museum of African American History and Culture

U.S. Postal Service Honors National Museum of African American History and Culture with Forever Stamp WHAT: First-Day-of-Issue dedication ceremony for the Celebrating African American History and Culture Forever stamp. This stamp will be on sale at the ceremony and available nationwide on Friday, Oct. 13. WHO: Ronald A. Stroman, Deputy Postmaster General and Chief Government Relations […]

USPS reschedules issuance of stamp commemorating National African American museum

Just four weeks before the announced release date, the United States Postal Service has revealed it will reschedule the issuance of the forever stamp commemorating the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Originally set to go on sale nationwide Sept. 24, the stamp issuance will take place “later in the year,” according to […]

USPS contract stamp printing company employee sentenced for stealing stamps

BUFFALO, N.Y.-Acting U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Irvin Bates, 64, of Buffalo, NY, who was convicted of theft of government funds, was sentenced to two years probation and ordered to pay $3760.00 in restitution by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara. Assistant U.S. Attorney Maura K. O’Donnell, who handled the case, […]

Robert Panara: Teacher and Pioneer of Deaf Studies to be Immortalized on a Stamp

3/15/2017 The Postal Service’s 16th stamp in the Distinguished Americans series honors Robert Panara (1920-2014), an influential teacher and a pioneer in the field of Deaf Studies. He inspired generations of students with his powerful use of American Sign Language to convey works of literature. At age 10, Panara was profoundly deafened after contracting spinal […]

USPS Honors Civil and Women’s Rights Legend Dorothy Height

Dorothy Height Forever Stamp is Newest Addition to Black Heritage Stamp Series WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service today kicked off this year’s Black History Month observances by dedicating the Dorothy Height Forever stamp during a ceremony at Howard University. The 40th stamp in the Black Heritage series honors Height, a tireless activist, who dedicated […]

Postal News Recap: Postmasters shot, killed, Higher health premiums, USPS facilities, New 2017 stamps

Video: Mississippi Postmaster shot in the arm during attempted robbery – PONTOTOC – Pontotoc County Sheriff Leo Mask said authorities are looking for a white male and white female, who are suspects in the Friday morning shooting of the Randolph Postmaster. BCA says 5% of 50 million Jack-o’-lantern stamps delivered to USPS may be defective […]

USPS: New Stamps Commemorate America’s Favorite Pets

Paws, Claws, Hooves, Scales, Fins and Feathers! LAS VEGAS — In a tribute to America’s favorite pets, the U.S. Postal Service dedicated Forever stamps here today featuring photographs of 20 different domestic animals — two dogs, two cats, two birds, two fish, four reptiles, five rodents, a crustacean, a rabbit and a horse. The first-day-of-issue […]