Those of us who live on the east side of the Lakeside subdivision in Highland need to put our porch lights on each day, now that it gets dark so early.
A recent article regarding the U.S. Postal Service’s proposal to move to five-day delivery of mail and six-day delivery of packages begs clarification.
“Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.”
A box gets a 900-pound hug on the compression table at the UPS Package Design and Testing Lab in Addison, Ill. UPS tests new packaging designs by dropping, shaking and smashing boxes with brutal-looking equipment to see what type of packaging can withstand the trip from supplier to customer,…
UPS packaging engineer Preeti Agrawal tests a packed box using a drop impact tester that simulates a box traveling through the small parcel system at the UPS Package Design and Testing Lab in Addison, Ill. UPS tests new packaging designs by dropping, shaking and smashing boxes with brutal-lo…
ADDISON, Ill. | It looks like a torture chamber for cardboard and bubble wrap. At a lab in suburban Chicago, UPS Inc. tests new packaging designs by dropping, shaking and smashing boxes with brutal-looking equipment. The point is to see what type of packaging can withstand the trip from supp…
CROWN POINT | First-graders in Romie Kabella’s class at St. Mary Catholic Community School surprised their families with letters recapping their first-grade experience.
When I was born, a first-class postage stamp cost 3 cents.
Cutting 28,000 jobs in the U.S. Postal Service in today's economy is ludicrous, and such talk shows a true lack of imagination and initiative on the part of the postmaster general's office.
INDIANAPOLIS | As the U.S. Postal Service looks to cut costs by closing half its mail processing centers nationwide, U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, will fight to keep the Gary Processing and Distribution Center open.
Some consumers find unsolicited advertisements useful; others find them a useless burden.
Enshrined in Article One of the U.S. Constitution is the authorization to establish a postal system for the United States.
The Postal Service is facing a financial crisis. With the economic downturn and increased diversion to the Internet, mail volume has dropped drastically. The decline in volume has left the Postal Service with a mail processing network that is too large for the amount of mail it now processes.
GARY | Mayor Rudy Clay said he is disappointed at the possibility of scaled back operations at the U.S. Postal Service's Gary Processing and Distribution Center.
GARY | The U.S. Postal Service will look into consolidating some of its operations at its Gary Processing and Distribution Center into its South Bend center.
INDIANAPOLIS | Add that big packet of tax forms arriving in your mailbox just after New Year's Day to the list of items replaced by technology.
INDIANAPOLIS | As letter carriers in Indiana deliver mail in the aftermath of recent heavy snow, the United States Postal Service requests cooperation from homeowners and businesses.
U.S. Postal Service branches in Northwest Indiana have announced various hours of business nearing the Christmas and New Year's holidays.
Have you experienced a slowdown in your Dyer mail service? It now takes an extra two days for both my outgoing and incoming mail. Why?
The Times put the United States Post Office to the test. Here is what we found.
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