Rural carrier’s PA route is 115 scenic miles

Dushore, PA, with a population of 552, is tiny by most standards. But in Sullivan County — which is also known as the “Gem of Endless Mountains” — the town is a humming metropolis. For starters, it has the traffic light — that’s right, there’s one light in the entire county. And on good days, when conditions … Read more

Rural Carrier Sherry Ingold’s killer found not guilty due to insanity

Much to the disappointment and anger of the family and friends of Sherry Ingold, her killer, Roland Mitchell Dampeer, has been found not guilty by reason of insanity following a 40-minute non-jury criminal trial in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi. The trial was held in an Oxford, MS, federal courtroom on the … Read more

Postal Service has designated Jan. 24 as Rural Reach Day

The Postal Service has designated Jan. 24 as Rural Reach Day, which celebrates the organization’s lead-sharing program for rural carriers. USPS districts will hold events to thank rural carriers for contributing to the Rural Reach program, which has generated more than $817 million in estimated annualized revenue since it began in 2008. For this year’s … Read more

NRLCA Steward Unlawfully Threatened Worker, NLRB Judge Says

A mail carriers union steward violated federal labor law by threatening a U.S. Postal Service worker who raised complaints about poor working conditions at an Oregon postal facility, an NLRB judge ruled, saying the union acted in bad faith. National Labor Relations Board Administrative Law Judge Gerald M. Etchingham said in a decision Friday that the National Rural … Read more

USPS focuses on rural carrier program

The Postal Service is celebrating its lead-sharing program for rural carriers with its third annual Rural Reach Day on Jan. 24. Because this year’s Rural Reach Day falls on a Sunday, USPS districts will hold events throughout the week to thank rural carriers for participating in the program, which has brought in nearly $728.9 million … Read more

Rural Reach Day – Postal districts to celebrate program Jan. 24

The Postal Service will celebrate its lead-sharing program for rural carriers by designating Friday, Jan. 24, as Rural Reach Day. Across the nation, USPS districts will hold events to thank rural carriers for contributing to the program, which has generated more than $640 million in estimated annualized revenue since it began in 2008. “On Rural … Read more

Postal Service to mark 10th anniversary of Rural Reach

The Postal Service will celebrate the 10th anniversary of its Rural Reach program on Thursday, Jan. 24. Rural Reach is a lead generation program for rural letter carriers to submit leads based on conversations they have with business customers. “The local business development specialist or district sales representative follows up with the customer to try … Read more

Rural Carrier delivers mail in a Mystery van

  MOSES LAKE — You might have seen it out and about. Bright blue and green, with orange letters all around that say “The Mystery Machine,” rambling down country roads, an arm sticking out occasionally, shoving mail into rural mailboxes. “It started out as a safety thing,” said Andrew Arnold, a rural mail carrier who … Read more