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2010-12-15 15:41:00

AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy's (NYSE: FE) environmental retrofit of its W. H. Sammis Plant in Stratton, Ohio, received an honorable mention as part of Power Engineering magazine's project of the year awards announced last night at the POWER-GEN International Conference and Exhibition gala ceremony in Orlando, Florida. This marks the second time in two weeks that FirstEnergy's five-year, $1.8 billion project was honored with a prestigious industry award. On...

2010-12-07 15:11:00

AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A five-year, $1.8 billion project to retrofit environmental equipment at FirstEnergy's (NYSE: FE) W. H. Sammis Plant in Stratton, Ohio, was recognized as the construction project of the year at the Platts Global Energy Awards held December 2, 2010, in New York City. The awards honor outstanding achievement in the energy industry, recognizing corporate and individual accomplishments, innovation and entrepreneurship. The award was shared with...

2010-09-07 09:17:00

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ --QDA, Ohio's premier cyber school option, is happy to announce the opening of its new office in Steubenville, Ohio, located at 2230 Sunset Boulevard. The office, which opened August 1, features a student computer lab, tutoring and testing services, enrollment services, and tech support. The office will also be host to educational and enrichment programs, as well as extracurricular activities. The expansion is the first of its kind for QDA and...

2008-09-04 15:00:26

Verizon Wireless has extended its wireless voice and data network to portions of Jefferson County in Ohio and Hancock and Brooke counties in West Virginia, giving its customers here direct access to the nation's most reliable wireless network. Additionally, Verizon Wireless customers in the area will have access to the company's two prime services: BroadbandAccess and V CAST. With BroadbandAccess, customers can download a 1 Megabyte e-mail attachment - the equivalent of a small...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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