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  • Mid and Small Newspaper Industry is Not Failing

    Our industry is going to survive, and is doing much better than many other industries in the current recession. We've spoken to dozens of owners and executives of mid and small newspapers/shoppers and though many are struggling with the current economy, t...
  • Persuading the Postal Service

    Since its formation in 1997, one of the missions of the Saturation Mailers Coalition (SMC) is to persuade the Postal Service to be more customer-focused and responsive to the needs of saturation mailers, including free paper publishers. Our ability to per...
  • Telling it Like it is to the USPS

    The Postal Service needs more business and volume if it is to survive, support its existing infrastructure and growing number of delivery points.  The people at the Postal Service responsible for Mailing Services and Marketing are making efforts to reach...
  • DALs Must Meet Automation Requirements

    The United States Postal Service has published a Federal Register notice that effective March 2, 2009, all detached address labels (DALs) accompanying a saturation mailing of periodicals or standard mail flats must meet the Postal Service’s requirements...
  • Postmaster General Asks Congress for Help

    Donna E. Hanbery, Executive DirectorSaturation Mailers CoalitionOn January 28, 2009, Postmaster General John Potter appeared before the Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Service and International Security of the...
  • Bartash Printing Implements Major Digital Press Control Improvements

    Philadelphia’s Largest Cold-Set Web Printer Increases Speed and Accuracy Sidney Simon, owner and CEO of Bartash Printing, a leading manufacturer of magazines, newspapers, and niche publications, announced today that the company has completed the additi...
  • From Free Papers to Fresh Pasta!

    Robert Durso II of JB Multimedia Inc, the premier provider of Digital Editions for the Free Paper industry, is starring in an upcoming episode for The Food Network’s hit TV show, "Throwdown! with Bobby Flay." Robert Durso, who serves as Senior Vice Pres...
  • Year-end updates on the Postal Service

    Donna Hanbery Saturation Mailers Coalition USPS "NEW YEAR" NEWS AND UPDATES As 2008 comes to a close, there is not much holiday cheer to report from the USPS. The nation's economic woes have been felt in the sharp decline of postal business and ...
  • 2008 Super Conference

    Over 150 people gathered at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, NY for the 2008 FCPNY Super Conference on March 10th and 11th. Participants included publishers and staff from sales, classified and graphics departments. On Monday night, graphics...
  • Golf at Cooperstown

    http://www.barrettconcepts.com/demos/news1/images/stories/samplephoto2.jpg On Saturday, September 20th, 24 attendees of the FCPNY Publisher’s Conference played the Leatherstocking championship golf course at the Otesaga Resort. Under crystal clear blue ...
  • 50 Years of Saving Children's Lives

    http://www.barrettconcepts.com/demos/news1/images/stories/samplephoto1.jpg For more than 50 years, the March of Dimes has been fighting to prevent birth defects and other leading causes of infant death and disability. As the leading nonprofit for baby he...
  • Sawicz Named Publisher of the Year

    http://www.barrettconcepts.com/demos/news1/images/stories/samplephoto3.jpg This year’s Publisher of the Year award recipient is a true leader of this association [FCPNY] and the free paper industry. Her dedication extends beyond FCPNY to both of our nat...
  • Publisher of the Year Named

    images/stories/dsc_0149.jpg Congratulations to Bill Jones, publisher of Moneysaver Advertising Inc. in Bolivar, NY and recipient of the 2009 Publisher of the Year award presented at our annual Publisher's Conference in October. Karen Sawicz, Publisher o...

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