Here’s a new one: Turkey death blamed on Letter Carrier

from Centre Daily Did California postal carrier club, stab wild turkey to death? FAIR OAKS, Calif. — Residents on a quiet Fair Oaks cul-de-sac say they are shocked and worried for their safety after a burly mail carrier clubbed and stabbed a wild turkey to death in an unprovoked attack and threatened a resident who […]

USPS Launches #PostalProud Initiative

from link.usps.com Employees expressed their enthusiasm for the new #PostalProud initiative following PMG Megan Brennan’s visit to the Detroit area this week. The PMG thanked employees at the Livonia, MI, Post Office for their support of the Customer Connect program, which recently marked a milestone by generating more than $2 billion in annualized revenue. Brennan […]

Postal Worker Saves Baby’s Life

from WIAT.com JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (WIAT) — Kayla Coffman came to work for the postal service almost 20 years ago because she wanted to have a job that would be more routine and flexible than her previous career. “Being a mother, it just wasn’t a good thing to be getting up in the middle of the […]

Politics and the USPS

from LasVegasNOW.com The U.S. Postal Service loses hundreds of millions of dollars per year, in part because of competition from email and social media. People simply don’t send letters anymore. Several ideas have surfaced to improve the postal service’s bottom line, but the board which oversees its operations is essentially paralyzed. The problem is political. […]

The Heart of a Mail Carrier

Bloomfield Township residents walk mailman’s route in his memory from Oakland Press News Reggie Bennett had a lot of friends, both on the job where he was beloved by his fellow mail carriers and in the community where he had delivered mail on the same route for 30 years. About 45 neighbors and postal employees […]

Postal Truck Crashes on Highway

from KBTX.com COLLEGE STATION – Police have opened Highway 6 northbound following an accident just before noon involving a postal truck. According to College Station police, just before noon, officers arrived on scene and found that a US Mail vehicle had been travelling northbound on SH 6. Witnesses advised that the US Mail vehicle began […]

USPS Mail truck Overturns

from WVTM13.com TALLADEGA COUNTY, Ala. —A U.S. Postal Service truck overturned this morning, losing its load and tying up traffic. The accident happened on I-20 westbound between the Eastaboga and Lincoln exits. WVTM 13 was told the truck was on its way to the U.S. Postal Service when it overturned. The driver was not injured. […]

USPS Truck Burns

from HTRnews.com Some letters and packages may not reach their destination after a fire destroyed a mail truck in Manitowoc. At about 11:45 a.m., Tuesday, June 30, a United States Postal Service delivery vehicle caught on fire while the letter carrier was driving on Victoria Drive off Wisconsin 42. [read more at HTRnews.com]

The coolest post office in America

In Tieton, a campaign to create ‘the coolest post office in America’ By Tammy Ayer, Yakima Herald Boosters want a new look for Tieton’s nondescript post office, and they already know a straightforward renovation simply won’t do. They want to create a mosaic facade of 41,5cAN 00 pieces of hand-cut glass tile that resembles a […]

Dog Bites Postal Worker

[from Fox 4 Beaumont] Ryan Angell knew something was wrong when he looked in his backyard and did not see two of his Pit Bulls. “I opened up the front door and that’s when the gentleman drove up and said your dogs bit my mail carrier,” Beaumont Animal Services says Angell’s dogs bit a mail […]

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