Ohio Congressman, NALC Recognize Dayton Letter Carrier’s Heroism

10/4/2017 Congressman Mike Turner (OH-10) today presented Letter Carrier Donte Cotton of Dayton, Ohio with a Certificate of Congressional Recognition and a Congressional Record of Congressman Turner’s speech on the House floor last week recognizing Mr. Cotton’s acts of heroism on his route. Mr. Cotton is being recognized this week by the National Association of […]

Michigan Mail Carrier stops runaway vehicle after driver passes out

9/21/2017 WEST BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. – When a mail carrier in West Bloomfield Township saw a vehicle speeding and swerving Thursday, he jumped into action and stopped it. Brandon Franklin was driving on Orchard Lake Road during his route when he saw a Jeep traveling erratically. “She’s got her hazards on. She’s swerving all over the road,” […]

Postal Employees aids customers, injured co-worker and child in moments of need

Adam Quiles Jr., Honolulu Adam Quiles Jr., a mail handler equipment operator at the Honolulu Processing and Distribution Center, recently rushed to the aid of an injured co-worker. The man had blacked out and gashed his head open when he hit the floor. Quiles applied pressure to slow the bleeding, told bystanders to get additional […]

Berkeley Heights NJ postal worker helps saves man’s life on her route

BERKELEY HEIGHTS – A postal worker in Berkeley Heights helped save the life of a resident she delivers mail to. Princepelina Mendez has been delivering mail for 24 years, 15 of those years to Salvatore Melillo, whom she refers to as Uncle Sal. Earlier this month, Mendez went to his house and found the door […]

Video: Philadelphia PA Postal worker hailed a hero after saving co-workers life

UNIVERSITY CITY (WPVI) — A postal worker in Philadelphia is being called a hero after he saved his co-worker’s life. During a ceremony Friday at the US Post Office in University City, the staff at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital recognized Officer Gary Booz. Booz wasn’t even supposed to be in the building at that […]

USPS Heroes’ corner: ATV-riding postal employee helps save stranded sisters

Hudsonville, MI, Rural Carrier Stephen Hartman took his all-terrain vehicle (ATV) out for a spin recently — and ended up helping save two lives. Hartman, his brother and two friends were riding their ATVs through a remote area on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The group was soon approached by state police officers who had just spotted […]

Video: Postal worker, neighbor save the day after lightning sparks house fire

It happened Saturday as strong thunderstorms rolled through Virginia Beach into the Spencers’ Wesleyan Chase neighborhood. They say they did not even smell smoke when the fire happened. Lightning hit, striking sideways into the Spencers’ attic while they were in the back bedroom. They had no idea what was happening until a postal worker knocked […]