LAKE GENEVA, Wis. (AP) - The only mail delivery in the country that uses teens and college students who jump back and forth from boats is nearing its 100th summer.
The carriers are hired to jump to piers, hustle to mailboxes on the docks and scurry back to the boat - without falling in.
A never-stopping boat delivers to the 60 or so mansions on Lake Geneva in Walworth County, southern Wisconsin.
The boat can carry about 150 people each morning and runs from mid-June to mid-September.
The U.S. Postal Service pays Gage Marine, which runs Lake Geneva Cruise Line, $1 a year to deliver the mail.
It's been done every summer since 1916. The captain of the boat, Neill Frame, has been doing it for 40 years.
Watch the mailboat in action:
Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
A tractor trailer veered off the road and went through a fence, while crashing into the Forest Hill Cemetery, in Fredonia, Friday morning.
After a slow and slippery commute Thursday night, many western New Yorkers are waking up early, hoping they can get to work on time Friday morning.
NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has obtained a court order to prevent a Buffalo woman from ever selling puppies again.
A 24-year-old man being sought after his mother and brother were found dead in their Lehigh Acres, Florida home may be heading to Buffalo.
Around 5 p.m. on Thursday near the corner of Model City Road and Rt. 104, police say 84-year-old Jose Martinez was hit by a car driven by 82-year-old Maura Nolan. Both are residents of Lewiston.
Some lake snow today, though the next system on Saturday will bring a more widespread coating