USPS Honors Letter Carrier Who Rescued Woman on His Route

The United States Postal Service is honoring a St. Paul letter carrier after he saved a woman’s life.

Michael O’Neill has delivered mail to Jeannine Zimmerman’s home for 16 years.

But on a cold, snowy day in December, O’Neill found Zimmerman helpless on the frozen ground in front of her home.

Zimmerman said she had gone outside to grab her mail when she lost her balance and fell.

Source: USPS Honors Letter Carrier Who Rescued Woman on His Route | KSTP.com

Last presidentially appointed Postmaster retires

(Note: a couple of years ago we linked to a story about the last politically appointed PM. Click here to view that story, which includes a discussion of the difference between “political” and “presidential” appointments…)

Samuel J. Mitchell made history last week.

Mitchell — the last Postmaster appointed by a president — retired Jan. 31 after 52 years managing the Philo, OH, Post Office. Continue reading