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One Courageous Crawl

April 18, 2019

​It’s the crawl seen round the country. Micah Herndon’s legs gave out, but his spirit refused to give up. Determined to finish this year’s Boston Marathon in memory of three fallen military comrades, the Ohio Edison Substation Electrician and Marine Corps. veteran ran a steady race before collapsing near the end. He could have easily…

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Noble Prize Awarded to Davis-Besse RPM

April 18, 2019

Not to be confused with the Nobel Prize, Doug Noble now has what some at Davis-Besse are calling the Noble prize. The nuclear plant’s Radiation Protection manager (RPM) recently was named the 2018 RP Professional of the Year by his peers at the North American Information System on Occupational Exposure (ISOE) ALARA Symposium. ISOE operates…

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JCP&L Springs into Beach Sweep

April 18, 2019

Spring is a great time to help clean up the Jersey Shore’s beaches for the upcoming summer tourist season and Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) joined in Clean Ocean Action’s first spring-time Beach Sweep event. Along with thousands of volunteers participating in shoreline cleanup activities this past weekend, JCP&L employees John Anderson, Maria Sessa…

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In Memoriam: Justin T. Rogers

April 17, 2019

Justin T. Rogers, former Ohio Edison executive, passed away on April 10 at the age of 89. Justin had a distinguished 35-year career with Ohio Edison – ultimately serving as president and then chairman and CEO from 1980 through 1993.  Justin’s dedication to community involvement helped cultivate a tradition of giving that continues today at…

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We Have the Power to Help Revolutionize Space Travel

April 17, 2019

Every few days a tiny satellite passes over Fairmont, W.Va. and beams data home to its birthplace, a NASA facility powered by FirstEnergy. The STF-1 satellite, launched into orbit four months ago, was designed and built at the Jon McBride Testing and Research (JSTAR) laboratory, located in the same office park as Mon Power’s regional…

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Customer Kudos – Potomac Edison

April 16, 2019

A Potomac Edison customer recently submitted a note of appreciation commending the efforts of lead linemen Antwon Lee and Marcus Mason and lineman Hunter Weaver in response to the severe windstorm in late February. One of your crews (Antwon, Mason and Hunter) stopped by my house yesterday evening to repair damage from a tree that…

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Ohio County Commissioner Group Tours Davis-Besse

April 16, 2019

Advocates for the Ohio nuclear plants continue to drum up support for legislative measures and meaningful market reforms to help ensure Davis-Besse and Perry continue to run in the future. Mark Stahl, Ottawa County commissioner, recently invited fellow members of the County Commissioners Association of Ohio to tour Davis-Besse and they responded in a big…

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