TAMPA, Fla. – A United States Postal Worker and four Tampa police officers are being called heroes after they worked together to save the life of a 68-year-old Vietnam veteran trapped inside his Tampa home. Continue reading
“When they smile, and it’s genuine, it actually picks my day up,” says an enthusiastic Jerred Thill.
He’s been trying to deliver smiles to his customers for the four years that he’s been with the Postal Service, which is why he always has one on. Continue reading
The Postal Service stopped sorting mail aboard trains in 1977, but one Railway Post Office (RPO) made an encore run this month.
To commemorate the final run of the last RPO, the Minnesota Transportation Museum transported mail in a train car that once served as a Railway Post Office. Continue reading
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -Military veteran and grandmother Rhonda Sneed knows what it’s like to be homeless. After her release from the Air Force, where she served four years, Rhonda was unable to get an apartment and lived in a homeless shelter. Continue reading
From USPS News Link:
Rural Carrier Luis Cortes recently had Certified Mail for a customer in Estero, FL.
When he knocked on the woman’s door and she told him to come in, he was surprised to find her on the floor. Continue reading
The U.S. Coast Guard maneuvers a survey boat in Eureka, MO, after major flooding affected much of the Midwest and USPS operations.
The Postal Service is continuing to move mail in the Midwest and South despite major flooding and storms this week.
Several Post Offices in Illinois and Missouri have suspended operations due to heavy rains and bloated rivers that flooded homes, businesses and streets. Continue reading
Action by Pratt Post Master Crystal Easley and Postal Clerk Scott Elliot along with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, the Pratt Police Department and law enforcement from Cook County, Texas helped stop a phone scam and recover a large sum of money for a phone scam victim in Pratt.
Detroit— In its 143rd year on the Detroit River, the J.W. Westcott Co. once again went beyond its normal mail-delivery duties and helped save lives.
This time, Senior Capt. Ryan Gazdecki helped rescue a pregnant woman, two Detroit police officers and a medic who had jumped into the water to help the woman on April 17. Continue reading
WEST LINN, Ore. (KOIN) — Jared Hess delivered more than the mail on his USPS route in West Linn Tuesday. He delivered the fire department.
Hess was on his route around 10:30 a.m. when he came up to the house at 2655 Coeur D’Alene Drive and saw smoke inside. Continue reading
Lisbon Falls, ME — Richelle Dube was delivering her mail route Tuesday afternoon as she always does. When approaching to deliver to one Lisbon Street address she found the front porch on fire. The carrier quickly alerted the resident and instructed him to call 911 while she attempted to extinguish the fire. Continue reading