Wild Winter: Employees delivering in unusual conditions

From USPS News Link:

Mother Nature is shaking things up this winter, delivering extreme weather to areas that are usually spared from her wrath.

States such as Alabama, Louisiana and North Carolina have experienced snow, sleet and hail in recent weeks, while California, Nevada and Oregon have been hit with blizzards.

Despite these challenges, Postal Service employees are keeping the mail moving where it’s safe to do so. Continue reading

Postal worker’s efforts make global news

A pre-winter storm delivered more than 20 inches of snow in some parts of New York last week — turning a Postal Service employee into an international news figure along the way.

Pamela Bentley, a Cropseyville, NY, retail associate and distribution clerk, went to the nearby Grafton Post Office to help out after the storm hit. While shoveling the sidewalk, news photographer Mike Groll snapped her picture. Continue reading

Missouri postal worker recognized for rescue of motorist and child

A Missouri postal worker will be honored Monday for his role in rescuing a motorist and child from a burning vehicle.

From the Missouri Highway Patrol:

Captain Jeffrey N. Vitale, commanding officer of Troop E, Poplar Bluff, announces two men will receive the Patrol’s Honorary Trooper Certificate. The Honorary Trooper Certificate is presented to a non-employee who performs in an exemplary manner and under dangerous conditions to aid another. The men were nominated due to their actions at the scene of a motor vehicle crash near Naylor, Missouri. The presentation will be held at 9 a.m. on Monday, November 28, 2016, at Troop E Headquarters, in Poplar Bluff. Continue reading