Category: Postal Heroes

Postal Worker Saves Baby’s Life

from 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 […]

Postal worker makes special delivery to children

reported by DelawareOnline Some kids follow him on bikes. Others run out of their homes with hands extended. They may not know his name, but they know how to get the postman’s attention: “Mr. Mailman. Mr. Mailman. Do you have anything for me?” Vandrick R. Hamlin Sr. had pockets full of candy on Wednesday that […]

Mail Carrier Rewarded for Saving Resident

[from the USPS Facebook page] Post by US Postal Service. Last month, the NEA Connecticut Valley District, ROCKY HILL, CT Post Office recognized Postmaster General (PMG) Hero Award winner Kenneth Stewart. Stewart, a 29-year USPS veteran, was honored for his life-saving assistance to a 95-year-old Rocky Hill resident. The resident had fallen while retrieving a […]

‘If not you, who will?’

[from National Association of Letter Carriers website] One October day in 2012, Palm Springs, CA Branch 4149 letter carrier Frank Frary was delivering mail on his walking route when he noticed smoke filling up the home of an elderly resident who lives alone. Frary knocked loudly on the doors and windows, and he called out […]

Postal Workers Donate Day Off

[from WXOW News 19 La Crosse, WI] LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) – La Crosse area postal workers spent their day off Monday at Pla-Mor Lanes bowling for a good cause. The 6th Annual “Bowl for Kids” event was organized by the La Crosse Area Postal Credit Union. All proceeds from the event benefit the Children’s […]