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More than 700 jobs need to be filled

GARY | More than 700 jobs are available, and many need to be filled now.

July 09, 2014 7:00 am

Winter weather hampers delivery

Over the last few weeks, mail carriers have swaddled themselves in layers, clutched hand-warmers and donned boots with at least 2 inches of tread.

February 05, 2014 3:30 pm
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October 02, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Five-day mail delivery will save USPS $2 billion

GUEST COMMENTARY: Five-day mail delivery will save USPS $2 billion

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.

June 18, 2013 12:00 am

Hobart officials take ZIP code change appeal to D.C.

HOBART | City officials said they will continue to address changing the Ross Township retail/residential corridor to a Hobart ZIP code.

May 27, 2013 11:15 pm

U.S. Postal Service offers tips for tax day

INDIANAPOLIS | To make Monday's federal income tax filing deadline as stress-free as possible, the U.S. Postal Service is reminding the public of the several options available for mailing in returns.

April 13, 2013 5:15 pm
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February 08, 2013 12:00 am
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February 08, 2013 12:00 am

U.S. Postal Service is filling rural carrier associate posts

The U.S. Postal Service is accepting applications for rural carrier associates.

June 25, 2012 12:00 am
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May 14, 2012 12:00 am
The Daily Fix

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May 03, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: USPS cutting costs to keep service affordable

GUEST COMMENTARY: USPS cutting costs to keep service affordable

America needs a financially stable U.S. Postal Service to best adapt to a changing marketplace and evolving mail needs. To preserve the long-term affordability of mail and to return our organization to financial stability, we are pursuing a plan to significantly consolidate our national netw…

March 08, 2012 12:00 am
MARK KIESLING: We're all to blame for postal center demise

MARK KIESLING: We're all to blame for postal center demise

When I was born, a first-class postage stamp cost 3 cents.

February 27, 2012 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Why the Postal Service is facing a financial crisis

The Postal Service has lost $20 billion between 2007 and 2010 and is fast approaching its $15 billion debt limit. Although mail volume is falling, the Internet is not killing the Postal Service, and neither is the weak economy.

January 29, 2012 12:00 am
Residents rally to protest possible Gary Post Office closure

Residents rally to protest possible Gary Post Office closure

GARY | One sign read "Keep Jobs in 46401 NOT 60499" at the rally Tuesday to protest possible closure of the city's main post office and the transfer of mail processing to Bedford Park, Ill.

January 10, 2012 4:45 pm Photos

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Residents plan protest outside Gary main post office today

GARY | Residents opposed to a proposal to transfer all local mail processing operations from Gary to Bedford Park, Ill., are expected to protest from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in  front of the Gary main post office, 1499 Martin Luther King Drive.

January 10, 2012 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Congress must help post office stamp out problems

"Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night ... will stay us from the swift completion of our appointed rounds."

September 17, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Postal Service must shed excess capacity

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.

June 28, 2011 12:00 am

Last mail pickup at office drop boxes is at noon holiday eves

U.S. Postal Service branches in Northwest Indiana have announced various hours of business nearing the Christmas and New Year's holidays.

December 14, 2010 12:00 am
Cal City men charged in computer theft scheme

Cal City men charged in computer theft scheme

Flossmoor police said they foiled a plot by two Calumet City men accused of intending to ship computers purchased with fraudulent accounts to vacant homes in the south suburbs.

November 17, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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