USPS FY 2017 first quarter results

WASHINGTON -- Excluding the effects of a $1.7 billion change in its workers' compensation liability due to fluctuations in interest rates, the U.S. Postal Service posted a net loss of approximately $200 million for the first quarter of fiscal year 2017 (October 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016).

Women’s, civil rights legend Dorothy Height honored with Forever stamp

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.

Cherrydale Volunteer Fire Department

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Arlington, VA -- January 17, 2017 – Like most volunteer fire departments, the Cherrydale Volunteer Fire Department in Arlington, VA, depends on local donations to provide support services to Arlington County Fire Department and keep facilities and equipment up to date as they receive no funding from the tax base. But Cherrydale has an additional challenge – the station, built in 1919, has been designated an historic landmark so a reliable flow of donations is essential.

Love Takes to the Air Tomorrow on New Love Skywriting Forever Stamp

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service’s new Love Skywriting Forever stamp image will be replicated – weather permitting – by a skywriting pilot linked to iconic aviator Charles Lindbergh at noon tomorrow following the 10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ET First-Day-of-Issue ceremony that takes place at the Planes of Fame Air Museum in Chino, CA. A test flight is also scheduled to fill the skies over Chino with the giant word “Love” today.

USPS releases U.S. flag stamp

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service dedicated a new U.S. Flag stamp today at the Southeastern Stamp Expo in Norcross, GA, continuing the organization’s tradition of celebrating patriotism through stamps that feature one of our nation’s most recognizable symbols. The stamp features a detail from a photograph of the billowing Stars and Stripes.

JFK Forever Stamp to be Dedicated on Presidents Day

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service will commemorate the centennial of President John F. Kennedy’s birth by dedicating a Forever stamp in his honor at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston.

Additional 2017 stamps announced

WASHINGTON — The Postal Service today announced more stamps to be issued in 2017.