Company News & Information

Employees Go Virtual for Akron Marathon

October 19, 2020

The 18th annual FirstEnergy Akron Marathon is virtual this year – a measure that was taken to keep participants safe during the public health emergency. But that’s not slowing down our 27 FirstEnergy runners who are among 2,000 participants in the marathon, half marathon or team relay. Traveling Reporter Karen Clark caught up with a…

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A Perfect Mix

October 16, 2020

Employees at Ohio Edison’s North Jackson Line Shop recently achieved seven years without incurring an Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)-recordable injury and 40 years with no chargeable motor vehicle accidents (CMVAs). Both are impressive accomplishments that would make any group proud; but don’t mention the milestones to North Jackson employees. “We try not to…

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Leaves May Be Falling, But Now is Good Tree-Planting Time

October 15, 2020

For many people, spring has become the default season for o planting or gardening. But in areas that experience distinct seasons, fall may be more ideal for planting trees. Planting in the fall gives trees an extra growing season before the stress of summer. The combination of cooler temperatures and fall rain allows trees to…

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Customer Shout-Outs

October 15, 2020

​The following shout-out came all the way from Orange, Texas. A contingent of more than 200 FirstEnergy employees – including line workers, fleet mechanics and corporate support personnel – recently traveled to the Lone Star State to help rebuild the electric system following destruction caused by Hurricane Laura. The category 4 storm battered portions of…

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Providing Help with Winter Heating Bills

October 14, 2020

Across FirstEnergy’s service territory, special funds have been established to help needy families pay their winter heating bills. Without the support of these organizations, such as Dollar Energy Fund and the Salvation Army’s Project Reach, some families might have to choose between heating their homes and other vital necessities. In November, FirstEnergy customers will receive…

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As Seasons Change, Maintain Focus on Safety

October 13, 2020

Fall is a fun time of year, filled with carving pumpkins, building bonfires and enjoying the colorful leaves. While participating in seasonal activities – and completing those year-end outdoor projects – remember to incorporate safety into your plans. According to Max Safety, fictional spokesperson for FirstEnergy’s Public Safety Outreach program, electrical hazards are present all…

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A Powerful Start to the School Year

October 9, 2020

Our company has always supported education and initiatives benefitting children within our service territory. For example, every year Akron-area employees volunteer for the United Way of Summit and Medina’s Stuff the Bus program where we donate and distribute school supplies to local children. Unfortunately, Stuff the Bus was not held this year due to the…

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