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USPS suspends accepting mail to Canada

June 21, 2011 Due to the expectation by Canada Post officials that the strike by the Canadian Union of Postal Workers will last until at least sometime next week, USPS suspended accepting mail destined to Canada ... more »»

Hollywood stars featured on forever stamps

May 31, 2011 The U.S. Postal Service has issued forever stamps honoring two of Hollywood’s most notable actors: Gregory Peck and Helen Hayes. more »»

Post office introduces padded flat rate envelopes option

May 24, 2011 The U.S. Postal Service has introduced another new product: the padded flat rate Priority envelope. The new envelope is for domestic shipping only. more »»

Reducing district administration key to decentralization plan

May 24, 2011 I recently wrote a guest column in which I outlined a plan to decentralize the Lee County School District by breaking up our very large school district into five smaller community school district. more »»

Small businesses have inexpensive advertising option

May 17, 2011 The U.S. Postal Service’s promotion of Every Door Direct Mail (EDDM) is producing results. more »»

Common sense, responsibility vital to wildfire prevention

May 10, 2011 Victor A. Hill Wildfire Mitigation Specialist Local wildfire incidents are higher this year compared to the same time last year. more »»

‘Stamp Out Hunger’ Is May 14

May 10, 2011 Hang your food drive donation bag on your mail box or place it inside with the flag up if possible Feeding America, USPS, the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), the National... more »»

The Postal Service and Royal Mail are offering products on usps.com to commemorate the wedding between Prince William of Wales and Catherine Middleton

May 3, 2011 Customers can collect a piece of history with the official Royal Wedding Miniature Sheet, produced by Ryal Mail, Great Britain’s postal service. more »»

Bringing our schools back to the neighborhood

April 26, 2011 Several opinion pieces have been written about the desirability of returning to neighborhood schools and the social, educational and fiscal benefits that would result from implementing such a plan. more »»

Help is needed for annual letter carrier fod crive

April 26, 2011 The 19th annual “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive of the National Association of Letter Carriers will be held on Saturday, May 14. more »»

Postage increases start April 17

April 19, 2011 The first U.S. Postal Service mailing services price change in two years will have minimal impact on retail customers who will continue to pay only 44 cents for a stamp. more »»

Income tax procrastinators will have limited access to late night mailing

April 14, 2011 Income tax procrastinators need to be aware that there will be limited availability for mailing those last-minute tax forms on Income Tax Day, which falls on Monday, April 18, this yea. more »»

Florida TaxWatch: Keep public notices in the Sunshine

April 5, 2011 As fellow, red-blooded Americans who cherish the freedoms this nation provides, we at Florida TaxWatch hold dear the independent and unfiltered manner of governmental entities placing public notices... more »»

Hallmark and U.S.P.S. team up for easy mailing

April 5, 2011 The U.S. Postal Service and Hallmark have teamed up, introducing Postage Paid Greetings - a line of everyday and seasonal cards that include postage. more »»

Job Searching: Send A Thank You Note

March 29, 2011 Handwritten notes always have made a difference in the business world. Mom was right. Thank you notes especially those that are handwritten and personalized really do matter. more »»

‘Future generations’ budget deficit must be addressed

March 29, 2011 The current debate in Washington over spending, the budget deficit and the national debt is long overdue. The current budget deficit is well over $1 trillio. more »»

Public education a primary target of budget cutters

March 22, 2011 My Friends in Education: The 2011 Legislative Session has begun in Tallahassee. more »»

What can be done about child abuse fatalities in Florida?

March 15, 2011 Florida residents have certainly been hit with their share of news about child tragedies in the last several weeks. more »»

New Regional Flat Rate Priority Mail Boxes are an even bigger bargain

March 15, 2011 The U.S. Postal Service has introduced new Regional Flat Rate Priority Mail Boxes for shippers who print their postage and shipping labels online, either from the USPS. more »»

Defense of Marriage Act

March 8, 2011 The St. more »»



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