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POSTAL FACTS: April 6, 2018

What reporters and commentators are writing and saying about the Postal Service, and how NALC members and leaders are making their voices heard.


LBI Blessed With Hero Mail Carrier (WCBS TV)

Thomas Logue, a Long island Beach, NJ, letter carrier is being lauded for saving the life of an 86-year-old man on his route. Logue was NALC's 2012 National Hero of the year after he saved a boy who’d been pulled out to sea by a rip current and handed him to his father – on Father’s Day. The story about his latest heroic feat was aired on April 5 by WCBS in New York City.

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No, the Postal Service isn't losing a fortune on Amazon (Politifact)

On April 2, Politifact checked the facts behind the president's recent tweets about Amazon and the Postal Service. NALC Chief of Staff Jim Sauber explains postal economies of scope.

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Mailman recounts daring rescue of woman from burning apartment (WHAM)

Chris Turner, a letter carrier in Spencerport, NY, rescued a woman from a burning house he noticed driving home from work. WHAM, the ABC affiliate, aired the story about Turner on March 22.

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Letter carrier delivers a rescue (Osakis Review)

Jason Mounsdon, a letter carrier in Osakis, MN, witnessed a car accident and assisted an injured man until EMTs arrived. The Osakis Review covered the story on March 21.

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Daniel: Join the Postal Service in the battle against hunger (Athens Banner-Herald)

Patrick Daniel, president of Athens, GA Branch 388, had a letter to the editor in the Athens Banner-Herald on March 16, encouraging local residents to make food donations to the Stamp Out Hunger Foor Drive on May 12.

Click here to read his submission.

USPS (Idaho State Journal)

Idaho State Association of Letter Carriers President John Paige’s letter to the editor of the Idaho State Journal ran on April 3.

Click here to read the letter in the Idaho State Journal.