Mail truck catches fire in Edgewater; mailman treated at scene


Postal truck catches fire in Edgewater, FL.Photos for NSBNews.net by Thomas Conroy / A mail truck caught fire Thursday in Edgewater as shown here, but the carrier saved the mail inside.

EDGEWATER -- The post office motto states: "Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds." It doesn't say anything about the mail truck catching fire.

That is exactly what occuured in the 1400 block of Willow Oak Drive in the Florida Shores subdivision when a U.S. Postal Service carrier's mail truck caught fire while he was making his appointed rounds Thursday afternoon.

'Can one be a good Muslim and still uphold the values of being a good American?'

By STYRON JAMES / Headline Surfer
Blog: The Philosopher

EDGEWATER, Fla. -- With all the religious debate of the Muslim Faith and those who run for an office of leadership, or not, and if so, should we be concerned? On personal level, I am compelled to present the following for question, “Can one be a good Muslim and still uphold the values of being a good American?”

Edgewater union request for 6 percent raises pie in the sky (or face)

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EDGEWATER, Fla. -- While the union for 80 city employees are in amicable talks over a new contract, one particular demand has no chance of passage: A request of 6 percent annual wage hikes.