Press Releases

JCP&L, FirstEnergy Electric Companies Preparing for Weekend Winds

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) electric company personnel are preparing to respond to service interruptions caused by another spring severe weather system that is expected to bring strong wind gusts and potential thunderstorms this weekend to Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia and Maryland.

The system is expected to bring wind gusts of 40 to 50 miles per hour – and potentially ...

FirstEnergy Named Top 50 Diversity Employer by Minority Engineer Magazine

For the first time in company history, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), parent company of Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), has been designated as a Top 50 Diversity Employer by Minority EngineerTM magazine. The rankings are determined based on a survey of randomly selected Minority Engineer readers who were asked to name the employers where they would most like to work or that they ...

JCP&L Parent FirstEnergy Names Brian X. Tierney President and Chief Executive Officer

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), parent company of Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), today announced that the board of directors has unanimously agreed to appoint Brian X. Tierney president and chief executive officer, effective June 1, 2023. He succeeds interim President and Chief Executive Officer John W. Somerhalder II. Mr. Somerhalder also serves as chair of FirstEnergy’s ...

JCP&L Files Rate Review to Continue Service Reliability Enhancements and Support Customer Assistance Programs

Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), today requested a review of its base electric rates by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU). The proposed rate adjustment supports an approximately $185 million investment that strengthens the energy grid, enhances the customer experience and funds new low-income and senior citizen customer ...

TAPinto Journalists Recognized for Excellence by The Center for Cooperative Media

ISELIN, NJ — TAPinto journalists were recently honored by The Center for Cooperative Media with NJ News Commons Excellence in NJ Local News Awards.

"Thank you to the Center For Cooperative Media for recognizing the outstanding local journalism being produced here in New Jersey," TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro said. "Congratulations to all the winners including our ...

TAPinto Launches Local News and Digital Marketing Platform in Hanover Township, New Jersey

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, NJ — There's more local news for Morris County residents, with the launch of TAPinto Hanover Township.

Laura Ali is the owner and publisher of the new TAPinto local news and digital marketing platform, which started providing local news to the community in February. It is the 10th TAPinto site in Morris County.

Ali said local leaders reached out to her, saying ...

Quote of the Day!

April 1, 2023

It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.

Oscar Wilde

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March 19, 2023

IMPORTANT NOTE TO RED BANK VOTERS: Red Bank Together candidates occupy the first 6 position in the council row on the ballot. Ballard is in the sixth position.

My name is Michael Ballard. I am a 12-year resident of Red Bank currently serving my second term, and fifth year, on the Red Bank Council. While living in Red Bank my dedication and devotion to our shared community has been constant and ...


March 29, 2023

RED BANK, NJ: Calling upon their membership to stand united this May 9th, the New Jersey State AFL-CIO has endorsed Sean Murphy for Red Bank Borough Council in the upcoming special election.

Murphy, a lifelong Red Bank resident and member of the non-partisan Red Bank Together ticket, “shares our values and is committed to improving the lives of working ...