- Associated Press - Saturday, March 26, 2016

ANOKA, Minn. (AP) - Anoka will host a celebration this fall for the rollout of Halloween-themed stamps by the United States Postal Service.

The city has been picked as the host city for the “First Day of Issue” celebration for the jack-o’-lantern stamps. The four-stamp set rolls out Sept. 29.

The Star Tribune (https://strib.mn/1MHVRGZ ) reports Anoka civic and nonprofit leaders lobbied the Postal Service for the honor after learning jack-o’-lantern stamps would get issued this year. The city has hosted an annual Halloween celebration for nearly a century.

Those who attend the Sept. 29 First Day of Issue event can buy the stamps and special cancellation envelopes.

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Information from: Star Tribune, https://www.startribune.com


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