Tag: JCP&L

Residents Turn Out In Numbers To Plead For No Power Lines

Story and photos by Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – For Brittani Smith, the fear of living next to high voltage powerlines has become a reality. Towering over her childhood home off...

February 7, 2017 | comments

Proposed Power Line Public Hearing On Wednesday

  Story and Photos By Jay Cook MIDDLETOWN –Proponents for more reliable electric power service and citizens deeply concerned about its effects on their lives will both get to air...

January 23, 2017 | comments

Holmdel’s New Mayor Is Greg Buontempo

Story and photo by Joseph Sapia HOLMDEL – In what came as a surprise to some Tuesday night, the governing body unanimously elected a new leader from among its committee members...

January 11, 2017 | comments

Modernizing the Power Grid

By James V. Fakult, President of Jersey Central Power & Light in Morristown While a national dialogue on re-investing in America’s infrastructure is just starting to take shape, Jersey Central...

January 7, 2017 | comments

JCP&L’s Power Line Project: It’s Time For the Public To Be Heard

By Rachael Kanapka, Residents Against Giant Electric Neighbors: The one and only Public Hearing regarding JCP&L’s heavily-opposed Monmouth County ‘Reliability’ Project will be held Wednesday, Jan. 25, 7 p.m., at Middletown...

January 7, 2017 | comments

NJ Transit Officials Tour Proposed Power Line Corridor

By Jay Cook Over the past six months, local elected officials and residents have steadily fought to halt a controversial utility project planned to cut through Monmouth County. This week, they...

December 5, 2016 | comments

Rail Rage: Utility Opposition Captures NJ Transit’s Attention

Story and photo by Jay Cook NEWARK – Instead of the usual Thursday morning commute, dozens of concerned Monmouth County residents made the trip to One Penn Plaza East in...

October 24, 2016 | comments

Power Line Opposition Is Charged Up

By Jay Cook Two state senators have recently thrown their hats in the ring, opposing a utility project that would run through the heart of Monmouth County. Along with them,...

September 26, 2016 | comments

Possible Legal Battle On Horizon Against JCP&L Project

By Jay Cook The Mayors of five municipalities directly affected by a powerline upgrade by Jersey Central Power and Light in Monmouth County are in the early stages of weighing legal...

August 28, 2016 | comments

Power Line Project Sheds “Light” on the State’s Skim

The recent filing of the proposed JCP&L Monmouth County Reliability Project should serve as a wake-up call to all taxpayers in the state of New Jersey. The proposed 10-mile project...

August 28, 2016 | comments

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