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2014-09-16 12:23:48

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today declared an unchanged quarterly dividend of 36 cents per share of outstanding common stock. The dividend will be payable December 1, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 7, 2014. FirstEnergy is a diversified energy company dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Its 10 electric distribution companies form one of the nation's...

2014-09-12 12:21:57

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is enhancing electrical service reliability for nearly 6,000 Morris County, New Jersey, customers through new technology installed as part of a Department of Energy Smart Grid program. These improvements are expected to reduce both the numbers of customers affected and length of service interruptions by up to 30 percent. Under the program, JCP&L has installed 15 advanced recloser...

2014-09-11 16:22:47

READING, Pa., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) electric utility operating companies - Pennsylvania Electric (Penelec), Pennsylvania Power (Penn Power) and Metropolitan Edison (Met-Ed) - were recently recognized for outstanding safety performance by the Energy Association of Pennsylvania, an association of the Commonwealth's electric and natural gas utilities. The safety awards are selected annually by the association's Accident Prevention Committee. The...

2014-09-11 16:22:44

Honored for 11th Time in the Past 13 Years AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) remains among the nation's leading utilities in promoting economic development, according to Site Selection magazine. This marks the eleventh time in the past 13 years the company has received this honor. In 2013, FirstEnergy helped attract more than $3 billion in third-party capital investment to its Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia and Maryland service areas that...

2014-09-10 16:22:04

Webcast and Slide Presentation Will be Available AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Anthony J. Alexander will participate in a panel discussion at the Wolfe Research Power & Gas Leaders Conference on Wednesday, September 17, 2014. The panel discussion, which is scheduled to begin at approximately 8:00 a.m. EDT, will feature panelists from integrated utilities, who have been asked to...

2014-09-10 12:22:47

WILLIAMSPORT, Md., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The FirstEnergy Foundation has donated $10,000 to help sponsor the 2014 International Canoe Federation's (ICF) Canoe Slalom World Championships, to be held Sept. 17-21 on a unique manmade whitewater course in McHenry, Md. The high-adventure event is expected to draw up to 8,000 spectators and competitors from 45 countries. "We are excited to be part of this whitewater competition and welcome more than 300 world-class athletes and...

2014-09-10 12:22:10

FAIRMONT, W.Va., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Public Service Commission (PSC) of West Virginia will host a series of public comment hearings in October as part of its review of the pending Mon Power and Potomac Edison rate case. The public comment hearings are set for: -- Oct. 1, Days Inn Convention Center, 350 Days Drive, Flatwoods, W.Va., at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. -- Oct. 2, Waterfront Place Hotel, 2 Waterfront Place, Morgantown, W.Va., at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m....

2014-09-04 12:22:43

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- West Virginia educators are reminded to apply for FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) education grants for the 2014-2015 school year by September 19, 2014. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Classroom Grants of up to $500 will be awarded for creative, individual classroom projects for grades prekindergarten through 12. The grants are available to educators and youth group leaders located in communities served by...

2014-09-04 12:22:42

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania educators are reminded to apply for FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) education grants for the 2014-2015 school year by September 19, 2014. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Classroom Grants of up to $500 will be awarded for creative, individual classroom projects for grades prekindergarten through 12. The grants are available to educators and youth group leaders located in communities served by FirstEnergy's...

2014-09-04 12:22:40

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio educators are reminded to apply for FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) education grants for the 2014-2015 school year by September 19, 2014. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Classroom Grants of up to $500 will be awarded for creative, individual classroom projects for grades prekindergarten through 12. The grants are available to educators and youth group leaders located in communities served by FirstEnergy's 10...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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