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The art is in the mail…

Posted in , , Food drive, USPS, postal, post office, stamp, postmaster by yourpostalpodcast on April 30th, 2012

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Photo: Hoolehua, HI, Postmaster Gary Lam helps customers send home hundreds of coconuts a month.

The May edition of Your Postal Podcast opens with the tale of how one Post Office in Hawaii makes it easy for tourists to mail home one-of-a-kind nutty souvenirs.

You'll also hear about this month's Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. The show concludes with our regular look at the latest postal headlines.

For a transcript of the program click here.

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Thanks for listening -- and don't forget to visit Your Postal Blog for daily updates on all things postal.




The art is in the mail…, Transcript

Posted in , , Food drive, USPS, Postal Service, postal news, stamp, postmaster, mail by yourpostalpodcast on April 30th, 2012

Click here for a transcript of the May 2012 Your Postal Podcast.

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45th Edition

Posted in , DefaultTag, USPS, Postal Service, Letter Carrier, Postal History, postal news, postal, post office, postal museum, postmaster by yourpostalpodcast on February 16th, 2012

Cycling carriers make deliveries green; and an old Post Office makes history

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HinsdalePostOffice.jpgThis edition of Your Postal Podcast takes you to sunny Arizona, where letter carriers have been delivering mail on bicycles for more than a quarter-century.

You'll also hear about a New England Post Office that has operated continuously in the same building longer than any other in the nation.

The podcast concludes with its usual roundup of the latest Postal Service news.

For a transcript of this podcast, please click here.

Please click here to share comments or ideas for future podcast stories. And don't forget to check out www.YourPostalBlog.com for more frequent news updates.

Thanks for listening!

Photo top: Sun City, AZ, Letter Carrier Robert Franco uses a bike to deliver the mail.

Second Photo: The record-setting Hinsdale, NH, Post Office.




45th Edition, Transcript

Posted in , DefaultTag, USPS, Postal Service, Letter Carrier, Postal History, postal, post office, stamp, sustainability, postmaster by yourpostalpodcast on February 16th, 2012

Click here for a transcript of YPP v.45.

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44th Edition

Posted in USPS, Postal Service, postal news, iPhone, postal, post office, stamp, pony express, postmaster by yourpostalpodcast on January 23rd, 2012

Postmaster dashes through the snow

KendallKSPMBeckyGrusing.jpgWinter weather creates hurdles for mail delivery throughout the country, but dedicated USPS employees always find a way. That includes postmasters, as this month's edition of Your Postal Podcast details.

You'll also hear details about the diverse subjects being featured on this year's U.S. postage stamps. The program concludes with its usual roundup of the latest Postal Service news.

For a transcript of the latest edition, please click here.

Please click here to share comments or ideas for future podcast stories. And don't forget to check out YourPostalBlog.com for more frequent news updates. Thanks for listening!

Photo: Kendall, KS, Postmaster Becky Grusing and her trusted steed, Macho.




44th Edition, Transcript

Posted in USPS, Postal Service, postal news, iPhone, postal, stamp, pony express, postmaster by yourpostalpodcast on January 23rd, 2012

Click here for a transcript of YPP v.44.

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41st Edition

Posted in DefaultTag, USPS, Postal Service, Postal History, postal news, oprah, postal, post office, stamp, postmaster, lady gaga by yourpostalpodcast on October 24th, 2011

A Post Office exhibits Paranormal activity

BrianLanceBestLowRes.jpgWe've all heard of haunted houses -- some people even seek them out, looking for hints of the paranormal. But a haunted Post Office?

In this month's edition you'll hear about a Southern California Post Office that many believe is tended to by a friendly ghost.

You'll also hear some Arizona customers' opinions about who should be the first living person to be honored on a stamp. As usual, a brief look at postal news headlines concludes the show.

For a transcript of the latest program, please click here.

Click here to share your comments or ideas for future podcasts. And don't forget, there's more postal news at YourPostalBlog.com.

Thanks for listening!

Photo: A spooky place: San Pedro Post Office employees Brian Bundy, left, and Lance McCall stand along one of the hallways in the facility's basement.




41st Edition, Transcript

Posted in , DefaultTag, USPS, Postal Service, Stamps, Postal History, oprah, postal, post office, postmaster, lady gaga by yourpostalpodcast on October 24th, 2011

Click here for a transcript of Your Postal Podcast v.41.

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40th Edition

Posted in DefaultTag, USPS, Postal Service, postal news, postal, post office, pony express, postmaster, Phillies by yourpostalpodcast on September 22nd, 2011

Postmaster delivers pitches to Phillies

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A batting practice pitcher with a postal pedigree heads up this month's edition of Your Postal Podcast. You'll also hear some facts and myths about the history of the legendary Pony Express, and a roundup of the latest postal headlines.

For a transcript of the latest program, please click here.

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Please click here to share your comments or ideas for future podcasts.

And don't forget, there's more postal news at Your Postal Blog.

Thanks for listening!

Photo: Rob Potts throws batting practice for the Phillies.




40th Edition, Transcript

Posted in DefaultTag, USPS, Postal Service, postal news, postal, post office, pony express, postmaster, Phillies by yourpostalpodcast on September 22nd, 2011

Click here for a transcript of Your Postal Podcast v.40.

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