In 1947, President Harry S. Truman signed into law legislation establishing the first Gold Star Mothers stamp.
The original Gold Star Mothers stamp became available on September 21, 1948.
The first sheet of stamps were presented to Mrs. Thomas F. Sullivan of Waterloo, Iowa, who lost five sons when an enemy torpedo sank the cruiser Juneau on November 13, 1942. Continue Reading →
Neighbor to Neighbor Executive Director Nancy Coughlin reports that Greenwich, Cos Cob and Old Greenwich post offices collected over 30,000 lbs of nonperishable food for the food pantry. Continue Reading →
Architect Rudy Ridberg prefaced his presentation to the ARC of proposed renovations to the “Post Office building” in Glenville by mentioning that the Post Office has agreed to stay in the building, which will be welcome news for longtime customers.
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What’s tricky, according to the real estate rep from the US Post Office is that beyond October, the Glenville Post office, whether it remains in Glen Plaza Shopping Center or not, requires a separate entrance for customers and mail carriers and mail deliveries. The existing location has a generous loading dock and separate entrance at the rear. Continue Reading →
On Monday Town workers installed thousands of white flowers outside the new Restoration Hardward store. The store will open on Friday in the historic building that was originally the Town’s main post office. Continue Reading →