Patrick R. Donahoe

For mail carriers, Saturday routes roll on — at least for now

For mail carriers, Saturday routes roll on — at least for now

Wanda Feagen pulled on her blue United States Postal Service coat and a pair of thick black gloves shortly after 10 a.m. Saturday, blinking against a hard wind and waiting for her mail delivery truck to fill up on gas.

"Hoo hoo!" she said of the cold weather.

Feagen had just set out from the Gwynn Oak post office after cataloging mail since the start of her day at 7:30 a.m., and was on her way to the rolling residential hills nearby to begin her regular weekend delivery route.

"A Saturday is just like a normal day," the 51-year-old Army veteran and longtime mail carrier said. "We still get medicine on Saturdays, still get parcels...

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