New stamps spotlight the natural beauty of America’s rivers

The U.S. Postal Service issues Wild and Scenic Rivers, stamps that pay tribute to the exceptional streams that run freely through America’s natural landscapes. This pane honors the rivers’ beauty with a dozen Forever stamps, each showcasing a different segment of the Wild and Scenic River System. Source: USPS

USPS releases dog attack national rankings

BROOKLYN, NY — The number of postal employees attacked by dogs nationwide fell to 5,714 in 2018 — more than 500 fewer than in 2017 and more than 1,000 fewer since 2016. Today, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) highlights technology that likely helps to reduce potential attacks while releasing its annual list of cities with Read More …

New stamps feature Post Office murals

PIGGOTT, AR — Post Office lobby artwork painted in the 1930s and 1940s was celebrated today with the issuance of the Post Office Murals Forever stamps. The U.S. Postal Service dedicated the stamps today during a first-day-of-issue ceremony at the Piggott Main Post Office in Piggott, AR. The public is asked to share the news Read More …

USPS salutes ‘Prince of Soul’ Marvin Gaye

LOS ANGELES — On what would have been Marvin Gaye’s 80th birthday, the U.S. Postal Service today honored the music legend with the dedication of a new commemorative Forever stamp during a first-day-of-issue ceremony at the Greek Theatre, where he once performed. Source: USPS

New stamps celebrate 50th anniversary of first moon landing

WASHINGTON — In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing on July 20, 1969, the U.S. Postal Service is pleased to reveal two stamp designs commemorating that historic milestone. Additional details are coming about the date, time and location for the first-day-of issue ceremony. Source: USPS

USPS to issue “Little Mo” stamp to honor 1950s tennis champ

The U.S. Postal Service honors the legacy of the extraordinary tennis champion Maureen Connolly Brinker (1934–1969) with the issuance of the “Little Mo” Forever stamp. The first-day-of-issue event is free and open to the public. News of the stamp is being shared with the hashtags #LittleMoStamp and #TennisStamps. Source: USPS

USPS named top federal agency for multicultural business opportunities

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service is being honored as the top government agency for multicultural business opportunities by a leading national organization promoting business inclusiveness. The award honors the Postal Service’s leadership among the 25 top-ranked government agencies, known as the Omni50, that support opportunities for small businesses and entrepreneurs. Source: USPS