WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service reported new delivery performance metrics for the fourth week of the second quarter for fiscal year 2023 showing delivery performance improvements across all mail categories. The average time for the Postal Service to deliver a mailpiece or package across the nation held at just 2.5 days.
WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service reported new delivery performance metrics for the third week of the second quarter for fiscal year 2023 showing delivery performance improvements in First-Class Mail and Periodicals. The average time for the Postal Service to deliver a mailpiece or package across the nation was 2.5 days.
Lafayette, LA — The U.S. Postal Service today celebrated the life of author Ernest J. Gaines, best known for the novels “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman” and “A Lesson Before Dying,” as the 46th honoree in the Black Heritage Stamp series in a first-day-of-issue ceremony at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
HOMESTEAD, FL and GATLINBURG, TN — On Sunday, the Postal Service will issue two new stamps designed to be used as postage for Priority Mail and Priority Mail Express flat-rate envelopes: A Florida Everglades stamp denominated at $9.65 and a Great Smoky Mountains stamp denominated at $28.75. The stamps were issued in Homestead, FL, and Gatlinburg, TN, respectively.
Omaha, NE — The United States Postal Service (USPS) is dedicating the Benson Station, 6223 Maple St., Omaha, NE in honor of Petty Officer 1st Class Charles Jackson French, at a ceremony on September 9, 2022. A World War II hero with ties to Omaha, French rescued fifteen of his injured shipmates who were adrift in a raft, by tying a line to himself and swimming for more than six hours in shark-infested waters off the coast of the Guadalcanal. Heralded as the “hero of the Solomon Islands” French was posthumously awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal on May...