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2013-11-25 08:21:47

Company Implementing Plan to Ensure Safe and Reliable Service to Customers READING, Pa., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today declared a lockout of members of Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA) Local 180 at its Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) subsidiary. UWUA Local 180 represents approximately 140 Penelec line, substation, clerks, and meter services employees in the Altoona, Huntingdon, Lewistown, and Shippensburg areas. The action came...

2013-11-14 12:22:49

Line and Substation Upgrades Will Benefit 65,000 Customers in Four Counties WILLIAMSPORT, Md., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Potomac Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has reconstructed a 138-kilovolt (kV) transmission line as part of a key project to strengthen its regional transmission network and help maintain reliable electric service for more than 65,000 customers in parts of Carroll, Frederick, Howard and Montgomery counties in Maryland. As part of the $5.3...

2013-11-12 12:22:32

Projects Designed to Enhance Service Reliability by Using Remotely Controlled "Smart" Technology AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has announced that it plans to invest an additional $2.8 billion over four years to expand its previously announced "Energizing the Future" transmission initiative. The main focus of the initial construction effort will be the 69 kilovolt (kV) transmission power lines and substations in the Ohio Edison, Cleveland...

2013-11-07 12:24:55

WILLIAMSPORT, Md., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) has named Priscilla Howard, a teacher at Clear Spring Elementary School in Clear Spring, Md., the winner of a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education grant. The grant will assist Ms. Howard with her program, Powerful Pulleys and Design. "FirstEnergy is proud to award this grant to Ms. Howard to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics instruction for her students," said...

2013-11-07 12:24:53

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) has chosen nine New Jersey teachers to receive Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education grants. The grants, up to $500 each, will be used for a variety of hands-on projects, workshops and teacher development programs throughout the school year. Grant winners and their schools include: -- Angela Bruder and Christine Weigele, Ravine Drive Elementary School, Matawan -- Melanie...

2013-11-07 12:24:51

AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) has named 21 Ohio teachers as winners of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education grants. The grants, up to $500 each, will be used for a variety of hands-on projects, workshops and teacher development programs throughout the school year. This year's grant winners include: -- Kevin Berznay, Archbishop Lyke School, Garfield Heights -- Kimberly Bigioini, Ph.D., Phoenix Academy, Toledo --...

2013-11-07 12:24:50

READING, Pa., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) has chosen 16 Pennsylvania teachers to receive Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education grants. The grants, up to $500 each, will be used for a variety of hands-on projects, workshops and teacher development programs throughout the school year. Grant winners and their schools include: -- David Andrews, Butler Junior High School, Butler -- Donald Ayers, Ambridge Junior High School, Freedom...

2013-11-07 12:24:49

TOLEDO, Ohio, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) has awarded Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) grants to five Toledo-area teachers. The grants, up to $500 each, will be used for a variety of hands-on projects, workshops and teacher development programs throughout the school year. FirstEnergy awarded STEM grants to 21 teachers state-wide. Toledo-area grant winners, their schools and the projects funded by the grants are: -- Kimberly Bigioini,...

2013-11-07 12:24:47

FAIRMONT, W.Va., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) has awarded six West Virginia teachers Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education grants. The grants, up to $500 each, will be used for a variety of hands-on projects, workshops and teacher development programs throughout the school year. Grant winners and their schools include: -- Kylie Canter, Hamilton Middle School, Parkersburg -- Carol Coryea, Paw Paw Schools, Paw Paw -- Melinda...

2013-11-06 16:23:45

Webcast and Slide Presentation Will be Available AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Anthony J. Alexander will make a presentation to investors at the Edison Electric Institute Financial Conference on Tuesday, November 12, 2013. The presentation is scheduled to begin at approximately 10:30 a.m. EST. A live webcast of the presentation and the company's slides associated with the event...