| Mar 23, 2012
| 1:22 PM
Potomac Edison electric customers next month will begin receiving bills in a form that is easier to read, provides more streamlined account information and uses less paper, according to FirstEnergy.
For most customers, the redesigned bills will fit on...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Prospective utility workers from the area will have an opportunity to learn more aboutFirstEnergy Corp.’s Power Systems Institute at a public informational session next week.
The session will be held Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Potomac Edison...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Gas prices are expected to breach four dollars per gallon this week and residents could see some relief through better energy management in general, according to experts.
They call it reducing your carbon footprint.
The idea is to measure and then...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 3:13 PM
With many Potomac Edison meter readers assigned to other duties after Hurricane Irene in late August and again two months later after the late October snowstorm, some customers might have noticed more estimated bills in recent months than usual, Potomac...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Two West Virginia residents are again challenging charges that two utilities imposed on customers to recover the costs of promoting a proposed multistate power line.
Keryn Newman of Shepherdstown and Alison Haverty of Chloe claim FirstEnergy and American...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 7:51 PM
Downhill skiers who planned to hit the slopes at state-owned Laurel Mountain Ski Resort in Ligonier Township will have to wait another season.
The 64-acre facility within Laurel Mountain State Park, has been closed since 2005 as efforts to reopen it...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 4:45 PM
Unprecedented. Historical. A nor’easter on steroids. And in keeping with the spirit of the season: Frankenstorm.
A steady stream of descriptors were being used by forecasters Friday to describe the impending arrival of Hurricane Sandy as county and...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 11:52 AM
FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) utilities Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), Penelec, Met-Ed, West Penn Power, Potomac Edison and Mon Power encourage all customers to prepare for the possible severe impacts of Hurricane Sandy early next week.
| Oct 29, 2012
| 11:28 AM
• Hurricane Sandy 2 p.m. update from National Hurricane Center
• Weather-related cancelletions, postponements
• For up-to-date local forecasts, go to the Herald-Mail.com Weather Page.
The Tri-State area was preparing for what could...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 5:14 AM
Hurricane Sandy left the Lehigh Valley and Poconos regions in the dark and with a few less trees but with little damage compared to the beating suffered in neighboring New Jersey.
The only death reported by local emergency and police officials as of...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 8:36 AM
More than 5,000 West Penn Power customers in Franklin County were still without electricity late Tuesday morning after Tropical Storm Sandy tore through the county Monday night and early Tuesday.
The majority of the outages were concentratted in St....
| Oct 29, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Governor Tom Corbett today announced the following list of important phone numbers, texting resources and websites for Pennsylvanians who have lost power, require shelter or are experiencing emotional distress in relation to Hurricane Sandy....