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2014-05-20 08:24:32

Shareholders Re-elect Directors; Consider Company and Shareholder Proposals AKRON, Ohio, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today announced preliminary voting results from its 2014 annual meeting. Each of the 14 nominees to the company's Board of Directors received at least 95 percent of the shares voted. Company proposals to ratify PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the company's independent registered public accounting firm and approve an advisory vote on named executive...

2014-05-16 12:23:41

MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) employees recently conducted a training drill to further improve the company's service restoration process if severe weather causes wide-spread power outages in the region. As part of the training, JCP&L tested its Incident Command System (ICS) plan in response to mock "Hurricane Sigma." ICS is a nationally recognized and accepted emergency management process used by all levels of...

2014-05-16 12:23:18

Company Focuses on Trees Affected by Emerald Ash Borer AKRON, Ohio, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio Edison continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its 36-county service area in Ohio as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance service reliability. Since the beginning of the year, Ohio Edison tree contractors have trimmed more than 1,500 circuit miles of electric lines as part of its approximately $18.6 million vegetation management spend for 2014, with an...

2014-05-14 16:23:36

MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has named Vicky Thiel manager of its Dover Line Shop. Her new responsibilities include supervising 40 line workers and other personnel who help maintain safe and reliable service to customers in the northwest portion of Morris County. Managing a line shop is a key operations position at JCP&L. Overall, JCP&L has 14 line shops, including six in its northern New Jersey service area...

2014-05-14 08:25:18

TULSA, Okla., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Gulf Resources, LLC ("NGR") today announced the closing on May 9 of a $500 Million financing transaction to support the acquisition of a key East Texas asset and for corporate purposes. NGR structured the transaction as a senior and subordinated debt issuance and also granted warrants to purchase equity in the Company. The financing closed simultaneously with NGR's $450 Million, before closing adjustments, acquisition of 83,000 net...

2014-05-13 23:01:37

The Firm is investigating Lipitor lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed Type 2 diabetes due to their use of the statin medication. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Hundreds of Lipitor lawsuits (http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/) filed on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed Type 2 diabetes due to their use of the statin medication continue to move forward in the U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According...

2014-05-13 16:23:09

MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is warning customers about a long-running, nation-wide utility scam that is again being reported in New Jersey involving a caller posing as an electric company employee threatening to shut off power unless an immediate payment is made using a pre-paid debit card such as a Green Dot card. These pre-paid cards typically are available at convenience stores and drug stores and can be used by consumers to...

2014-05-13 12:25:27

Work Includes 4,500 Miles of Lines and Will Help Enhance Reliability GREENSBURG, Pa., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- West Penn Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its 24-county service area in central and western Pennsylvania as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance system reliability. Since the beginning of the year, West Penn Power tree contractors have trimmed more than 1,600 circuit miles of electric lines...

2014-05-12 16:23:36

AKRON, Ohio, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) mobile-optimized website and smartphone app have been recognized among the top performers in customer satisfaction by J.D. Power. In the 2014 Utility Website Evaluation Study, FirstEnergy received the third-highest score for overall satisfaction among customers when the company's website is viewed from a mobile device. FirstEnergy's mobile website and smartphone app for Apple® iPhone®...

2014-05-12 12:22:51

READING, Pa., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), will conduct a training drill on May 15, 2014, to test and further improve the company's service restoration process if severe weather causes wide-spread power outages in the region. Nearly 50 employees will perform their storm restoration responsibilities at Penelec's Regional Dispatch Office in Erie and at multiple company service centers throughout...


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