Tag: JCP&L

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

JCP&L Takes Next Step With Line Upgrade Project

By Jay Cook In an anticipated move last week, one of the largest utility companies in New Jersey moved forward in proposing a highly-disputed transmission line project through Monmouth County....

August 19, 2016 | comments

Holmdel Takes On Power Line Fight

Story and photo By Jay Cook HOLMDEL – During a special meeting last week, the Holmdel Township Committee adopted a resolution opposing a controversial transmission line project and asking that the...

July 18, 2016 | comments

Local Officials Pulling All Stops to Halt JCP&L Project

Story and photos by Jay Cook HAZLET – At a meeting attended by more than 600 people, leaders of 11 towns declared opposition to a $75 million power line proposal, citing...

July 1, 2016 | comments

Critics Voice Concerns About JCP&L’s Proposed Transmission Line    

By John Burton and Joseph Sapia As the Jersey Central Power and Light Company held information sessions on its proposal to build a high-voltage transmission line between Aberdeen and Red...

June 13, 2016 | comments

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JCP&L Holds New Emergency Responder Electrical Safety Training   Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is conducting a new electrical safety training program for emergency first responders throughout the company’s...

March 29, 2013 | comments

LS Works to Recover from Sandy

By Brian Deakyne LITTLE SILVER — It has been a week filled with troubles for borough residents, most of whom spent the duration of it cleaning debris from their homes...

November 9, 2012 | comments

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