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Greening Up Our Service Territory

May 12, 2021

Mother Nature got a boost from our FirstEnergy Green Teams, with team members and other employees planting thousands of trees in recognition of Earth Day and Arbor Day. Employees gathered at parks and nature reserves across our service territory during the week-long period from April 22 (Earth Day) through April 30 (Arbor Day). Events included…

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Service Anniversaries for May 2021

May 11, 2021

Check out the list of May’s service anniversaries​.​​​​   ​

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Community Programs Receive a Boost

May 6, 2021

Read about how three organizations in our JCP&L, Met-Ed and West Penn Power service areas are benefitting from FirstEnergy Foundation support. Jackie Espinoza, consultant, Regional External Affairs, JCP&L (r.), presented a $5,000 FirstEnergy Foundation check to Chris Hemmer, chief development officer, SCARC Foundation. The organization’s mission is to raise funds to provide programs and services…

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Just Ask Alexa

May 6, 2021

If you’ve ever used a voice-activated assistant, like Siri or Alexa, then you know how convenient they can be for quickly providing valuable information in real time – delivering answers within seconds of being prompted. And now voice assistance technology – available via Amazon’s Alexa app, Echo devices and Fire TV – can help you…

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Keeping Education Strong

May 5, 2021

Here are some examples of our company’s efforts to keeping education and our youth a top priority. The Lebanon Valley organization received a $6,000 FirstEnergy Foundation check. The funds will assist with the printing of a bilingual version of The Adventures of Lebanon Lilly. The book follows Lilly, a cow, throughout Lebanon County, highlighting various…

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Employee Support Makes a Difference

May 4, 2021

​Whether its preparing items for foodbank distribution or assisting with an annual holiday lights display, FirstEnergy employees are willing to help in the community whenever needed. Employees in Outage Management recently volunteered at the Akron-Canton Regional Food Bank. In a pandemic-safe environment, the team assembled enough boxes to provide 6,000 meals for families in need.…

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Paying It Forward

May 1, 2021

Jason Tomich scales the wooden utility pole with the agility of a wiry sailor ascending a ship’s mast. His sharp spikes dislodge splinters of yellow pine as he climbs. “Wood chips are fine,” notes the West Penn Power lineman, descending the practice pole outside the Charleroi Service Center. “As long as it’s not chunks.” Tomich kills…

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