Subscribe | E-Editions | River News 75 | Super Shopper - FREE | About Us | Contact Us | FREE Classified Items Under $50
The Northwoods River News | Rhinelander, Wisconsin

Flanders Realty Group

home : opinions : letters to the editor
February 20, 2018

11/26/2011 7:30:00 AM
Writer upset post office banned stroller

To the Editor,

On Nov. 21 I was told by Darlyn Jackson, the postmaster here in Rhinelander, that she did not want me to bring my stroller into the post office citing that they lost a door window to a stroller last year.

I do not believe that the local postmaster should be allowed to make such on-the-spot discriminatory "rules" for the rest of us to follow-without even having signs posted. What next: ban wheelchairs?

Ms. Jackson would be wise to consider that children should not be left in cars while a parent is in the Post Office. Also a child in a stroller can't reorganize the Priority Mailers while a parent is conducting business or dart into the busy parking lot while a parent juggles several bills, catalogs and packages.

If you disagree with the local postmaster I encourage you push your stroller full of civil disobedience and next generation of shoppers over to the Rhinelander Post Office and let Ms. Jackson know how you feel, I will continue to.

Joshua Kunzman Rhinelander



Reader Comments

Posted: Friday, December 2, 2011
Article comment by: David Ritchie

Guns I understand, but stroller!!! one time then now all are banned. That seems a little over the top! thats like saying " people with children not welcom"


Posted: Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Article comment by: josh johnson

What if no one last year or this year broke a window at the post office with a stroller? . Personally knowing the window clerks at the post office this is the case.

Posted: Monday, November 28, 2011
Article comment by: Cathy Stange

What concerns me even more is the fact that it only took a stroller to break glass. This should be tempered glass. I would hate to see what could have happened to the child or even the parent pushing the stroller. This is more of a safety concern than the postmaster may realize.


Posted: Monday, November 28, 2011
Article comment by: T Johnson

I do not think it is right for the postmaster to make such a rule. I am sure many strollers go in and out of the post office, I know I have with my children. Not that long ago a car drove into the paper mill entrance. Should they have the right to say no one is allowed to drive a vehicle near their building. I know that sounds crazy but so does the notion of not allowing strollers in the post office.

Posted: Sunday, November 27, 2011
Article comment by: Craig Strid

Door glass protection bars protect the glass by taking the impact and work wonderful on public relations.



Article Comment Submission Form
Please feel free to submit your comments.

Article comments are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, and meet the comment guidelines (see "Comment Guidelines" at right). There may be a delay of 24-48 hours for any submission while the web site editor reviews and approves it.

Note: All information on this form is required. Your telephone number and email address is for our use only, and will not be attached to your comment.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Required
Last Name:
Required
Telephone:
Required
Email:
Required
Comment:
Required
Passcode:
Required
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.
   


Advanced Search
search sponsored by



Subscription Login
LOGIN | SUBSCRIBE


Today's Circulars
Print-N-Save Coupons
Order photo reprints

Classifieds
Advertising Information

Community Connections
Submit to Newspaper...

Ced Vig's books for sale
Kris Gilbertson's 'I Recall...'

Twitter
Marshfield Clinic - 1










Life
Facebook | All Things | Wisconsin Lottery | The Lakeland Times - affiliate | Winter Road Conditions | Snow/Trail Conditions


The Northwoods River News | Walker Communications, LLC
232 S. Courtney Street, Rhinelander, WI 54501 | Office (715) 365-6397 | Fax (715) 365-6361

Corporate billing office: The Lakeland Times / Lakeland Printing Inc. | P.O. Box 790, Minocqua, WI 54548 | (715) 356-5236 | Fax (715) 358-2121
Members of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association, Wisconsin Community Papers, Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce, Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce

Site Design and Content | Copyright 2018 1up!

Software © 1998-2018 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved