TETERBORO, N.J. — Tony Alcuri has gotten to know generations of several families on his Teterboro mail route.
On Nov. 2, Alcuri's senior postal officials and fellow employees honored him for 50 years of service with a South Hackensack ceremony.
Lyndon Johnson was the U.S. president with Alcuri of Carlstadt began his career at the Hackensack Post Office in 1966.
There were no cell phones, iPads, laptops, Starbucks Coffees, Egg McMuffins, or Wi-Fi.
Things have certainly changed since 1966; but one thing has remained constant — Alcuri’s commitment to the customers on his route, the postmaster general said.
“A career spanning a half-century is certainly indicative of your unique dedication and commitment to our organization’s success," Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan said in a letter to Alcuri.
"It is an accomplishment you should be proud of, and it deserves the admiration of our fellow employees and your community as well.”