WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2018 — Letter carriers who rescued people from raging house fires, saved numerous Houston-area residents from Hurricane Harvey’s raging flood waters and cornered a burglar who had terrified a young girl, are among those to be honored Sept. 26. 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
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – It’s been one problem after another. An Albuquerque neighborhood has had trouble getting their hands on their daily mail, and it has just gotten worse.
Everyone’s address is unique, but when it comes down to it, it’s up to one person to match up your mail with your address. 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
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A postal worker was caught on surveillance video making an apparent half-hearted attempt to alert a Queens family about a package delivery.
The video shows the mail carrier pull up to Jamal Williams’s home in Rochdale, Queens and get out of his truck with what appears to be a slip for a package. Continue reading
HAVERTOWN, Pa. (WPVI) — They work hard to deliver the mail on time year round and a group of letter carriers reached quite the milestone. Continue reading
From USPS News Link:
Milwaukee Letter Carrier Mike Boothe began a recent day under the impression that a local TV station was planning to follow him around for a story about delivering mail in cold weather.
He soon discovered the truth. Continue reading
Louisville — Jim “Bo” Warner started his job as a mailman back in 1974.
Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night can keep this ray of sunshine from his route or recipients.
“All 407 customers to me are family,” Warner said. “The people on my route are my family. We have cried together, laughed together, we’ve been at the hospital together, funeral homes, and they don’t want me to retire. So, as long as the Lord gives me good health and I have the energy, I’m here to stay.” Continue reading
He’s fast. He’s quick.He might be faster than any other letter carrier in town.
“He’s always efficient, very efficient,” says Shari Masse.
“Dewey is the greatest,” says Karen Volk.
Dewey Reinert has a reputation for being quick on the job.”He makes sure that you get your mail on time all the time. He will even go the extra mile if you’re not home, he comes back again,” says Masse.
12 miles to be exact, that’s how far the 45 year old letter carrier walks everyday when dropping mail at 380 houses along his route.
He goes through six pairs of shoes a year, knows everyone on his route by name, and hasn’t missed a day of work in 17 years.