Postage hike to take effect May 12

       New U.S. and international postage prices will go into effect Monday, May 12. These include the cost to mail a U.S. First Class one-ounce letter, from 41 to 42 cents; and to mail a postcard, from 26 to 27 cents
       Detailed information on the new U.S. and international postage rates are provided at prices.
       In a press release, the U.S. Postal Service blames increased operating costs for the increases, including escalating fuel, medical and transportation costs.
       Forever Stamps, which keep pace with rate increases, are available at the local post offices, including the West End Station, 204 S. 25th St.

From a press release