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A Voice Like No Other

May 15, 2020

For many, it’s the thrill of sports. For others, it’s the joy of reading or embracing the satisfaction felt when completing a project. We all have our passions. And, if we’re lucky, we have the opportunity to indulge in them. Take for example, Ashley Plath, meter reader/collector at Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L). Ashley…

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A Bountiful Harvest

May 14, 2020

​Note: The information and photos were submitted prior to the COVID-19 preventive measures including social distancing. A chili cookoff, bootcamp workout and silent auction are a few of the fun events our JCP&L employees held for this year’s Harvest for Hunger campaign. Let’s take a look! Employees in the Central New Jersey Region held a…

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Be Smart About Home Electrical Safety

May 14, 2020

“Smart Home” is the 2020 theme for National Electrical Safety Month – which is held in May. With many people spending more time at home – using electrical devices for work, school and entertainment – there’s never been a better time to focus on electrical safety. Some good reminders include: Appliances: Unplug appliances when not…

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Donating Electric Motorcycles Supports Sustainability Efforts

May 13, 2020

The Cleveland Metroparks Police Department recently debuted the newest addition to its patrol fleet – the first of two electric motorcycles donated by the FirstEnergy Foundation. The police department is believed to be the first in the northeast Ohio region using electric motorcycles to patrol its more than 300 miles of trails. “The collaboration is…

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Spring Electrical Safety Tips

May 13, 2020

​Springtime is a great time for yard work, gardening and other outdoor activities. No matter what’s on your agenda as you head outdoors, electrical safety should be an important part of your plans. Here are 10  tips to help you play it safe around electricity when you’re outside this spring: Inspect power tools and electric…

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Very Special Dog Days

May 12, 2020

Note: The information and photos were submitted prior to the COVID-19 preventive measures including social distancing. Hot diggity dog! West Penn Power employees served up tasty franks for a good cause. State College employees dished out more than 90 hot dogs with Texas sauce for their fundraising event.

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Gearing Up

May 12, 2020

When General Motors (GM) announced in March 2019 that it was shuttering its Lordstown Assembly Plant and laying off nearly 1,000 workers, it was a big blow to the local area. The 6 million-square-foot facility was a staple in the community, operating for more than 50 years and producing more than 16 million vehicles.​ Many…

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