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Thieves Pilfering Checks From Mailboxes Using Mouse Glue Traps

“Beware of sticky slots,” warns Mary Frost, our intrepid neighborhood journalist. Mary reports in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle that thieves are using mouse glue traps to steal envelopes from USPS mailboxes around Brooklyn Heights. If you use the mail to send paper checks (do you still use the ledger on the back of the checkbooks too?), you […]

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The U.S. Post Office Paints Over The Work Of Brooklyn Heights’ “Captain Cleanup”

This just in from a BHB reader — it appears the the United States Post Office has determined the work of Brooklyn Heights’ so-called “Captain Cleanup” is not up to snuff. A USPS worker was spotted this morning covering up the “avenger’s” work with official government paint:

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A Close Encounter With “Captain Cleanup” The Post Box Repainter Of Brooklyn Heights

A long time BHB reader sent us a dispatch Sunday afternoon regarding the Brooklyn Heights “super-hero” responsible for repainting many mailboxes in the neighborhood. He’s been nicknamed “Captain Cleanup” by our commenters.

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Beloved Mailman Returns to Cadman Towers

The Beatles may have never gotten back together, but Cadman Towers and their favorite mailman have: Brooklyn Paper: Hundreds of residents of a Brooklyn Heights apartment tower hailed the return of their beloved letter carrier, four months after their building had been removed from his route amid supposed budget shortfalls four months ago. On Saturday, […]

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101 Clark Residents Miffed Over Transfered Mailman

The Brooklyn Paper reports that the residents of 101 Clark Street are upset over the transfer of their long time postman: Brooklyn Paper: Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays Santos Caraballos from the swift completion of his appointed rounds. But United States Postal Service bureaucrats are another thing entirely. Members […]

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Hey Wait a Minute Mr. Postman

BHB Photo Club contributor Jen recently added this candid moment of a U.S. Postal Service delivery in Brooklyn Heights caught on tape last Tuesday on Hicks Street near P.S. 8.  No word on if the contents were damaged but it should serve as a cautionary tale to anyone shipping fragile goods to remember this video.

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