Monday, May 6, 2013
All donations will go to the Kendall County Food Pantry.
The National Association of Letter Carriers through the United States Postal Service is holding a national food drive to support local food pantries. All USPS locations will be particiapting in the National Food Drive, Stamp Out Hunger, which goes from May 6 to May 11. On May 11, USPS workers across the country will collect food donations of canned or non-perishable items that residents leave by mailboxes. Kendall county donations will be given to the Kendall County Food Pantry. Residents may also drop off donations to their local post office during the week. Oswego: 26 South Madison Street Yorkville: 601 East Countryside Parkway Montgomery: 1899 Village Center Parkway
Friday, January 4, 2013
While it will only cost a penny more to mail a letter, shipping is a different story.
New cars, health insurance, electronics, college tuition—all of these things are expected to cost consumers more in 2013, according to USnews.com. We're even going to be paying up to 4 percent more for groceries. And, and you can now add the cost of mailing a letter or package to the list of increases this month. While a regular letter or post card will only cost a penny more, rates to ship some packages are going up 6 percent. According to a press release from the U.S. Postal Service, beginning on Jan. 27, it will cost 46 cents, a penny more than last year, to mail a 1 ounce, First Class letter to any location in the United States. This is the second price change for First Class stamps since 2009. Want free local news in your inbox every …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Thanks to a very special U.S. Postal Service program, Santa will reply to children who mail him their Christmas wish lists this holiday season.
Every year, millions of children sit down to make a wish list for Santa, hoping he will make all of their Christmas dreams come true. But what if Santa actually wrote back? The United States Postal Service is now accepting "Letters From Santa," a program that allows parents and caregivers to play Santa by sending a letter signed by Saint Nick to a child. According to a postal service news release, "The 'Letters From Santa' program helps parents fulfill the dreams of their own children." Instructions to send a letter from Santa: In Montgomery, letters to Santa can be dropped off at the Montgomery Post Office at 1899 Village Center Pkwy.