Monday, November 26, 2012
Want those cards and packages to arrive in time for Christmas? Find out the drop-dead dates from the U.S. Postal Service, FedEx and UPS.
If you want Santa Claus to arrive on time with holiday packages to military, international or U.S. destinations, the U.S. Postal Service has announced the dates those packages must be in the mail. So has FedEx and UPS. Here's what you need to know to get your packages to their destinations on time. Post Office Locations In the Creve Coeur and Olivette area, there are U.S. Post Offices at 331 N. New Ballas Road, and at 9621 Olive Boulevard. Postal Service Shipping Deadlines Military Shipping Deadlines* Parcel Post service to all APO/FPO/DPO addresses was Nov. 13. Priority and First Class Mail must be sent by Dec. 3 to APO/FPO/DPO AE ZIP 093, and Dec. 10 to all other military addresses. *The deadline for Dec. 25 delivery to Africa and …
Did you decorate your house for the holidays this year? Enter our "Deck the House" contest and you could win $100,000 for your local school district and $500 to pay your electric bills!
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Monday, November 26, 2012
Saturday, November 24, 2012
With the giving of gift cards ramping up for the holidays, the Missouri Treasurer's Office reminded residents that they never actually expire.
If you're like many Missourians, you probably can expect to receive a gift card or two for Christmas this year, perhaps to one of your favorite stores or just an-all purpose pre-loaded debit card. If you're also like many Missourians, you probably have some of these cards leftover from last year, ones that were never used and are now expired. However, those out-of-date card might just turn out to be an unexpected holiday gift. That's because gift cards and certificates never actually expire in Missouri and may end up labelled as unclaimed property by the Missouri Treasurer's office. State Treasurer Clint Zweifel offered some tips on how to redeemed expired cards in a recent press release. "It is important to remember that even if that…
Thursday, November 22, 2012
The retail giant will be open all day in Manchester on Thanksgiving Day, then Black Friday sales begin at 8 p.m. Here's what you'll find, plus how the store plans to handle security.
Holiday shoppers get ready! The holiday shopping season is getting underway. (Read Previous Story: Walmart Holding Its Earliest Black Friday Ever) As previously reported by Patch, Walmart is beginning its Black Friday deals at its earliest time ever this year. St. Louis area stores will be open all day on Thursday and will begin running "Black Friday" sales at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Closest Walmart locations to Creve Coeur and Olivette As the world’s largest retailer prepares for one of the most popular shopping days of the year, Patch got a sneak peak at some of the deals the store will offer shoppers. (View some of the deals in the photo portion of this article). Walmart staff said the store is offering its best Black Friday …
Check out this round up of holiday TV specials in November and December
Keep this round up of holiday specials handy so you can plan to catch your favorite show in November and December. Information shows St. Louis stations and times. Today NBC (Channel 5) Nov. 23 Nov. 28 Dec. 1, 7-10 p.m. "It's a Wonderful Life" NBC (Channel 5) Dec. 4, 7 p.m. "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" CBS (Channel 4) Dec. 8, 7-9 p.m. "The Borrowers" ABC (Channel 30) Dec. 9 ABC (Channel 30) Dec. 11 Dec. 14 Dec. 15 Dec. 17 FOX (Channel 2) Dec. 18 Dec. 19, 7-9 p.m. "Noel" CW (Channel 11) Dec. 20, 7-8 p.m. "A Charlie Brown Christmas" and "Prep and Landing: Operation Secret Santa" ABC (Channel 30) Dec. 21 Dec. 22 ABC (Channel 30) NBC (Channel 5) Dec. 23, 6-10 p.m. "The Sound of Music" ABC (Channel 30) Dec. 24 ABC (Channel 30) NBC (Channel…