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Military Skills Transfer to Job Opportunities at LG&E and KU

March 17, 2014

Utilities hiring active and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces

Make Electrical Safety a Work of Art

March 12, 2014

PPL Electric Utilities announces poster contest for students K-8

Reliability Improves Significantly for Customers of PPL Electric Utilities

March 6, 2014

New equipment, additional tree trimming paying off; more investments to come

Simple Steps to Keep Scammers at Bay

March 4, 2014

LG&E and KU offer tips for customers as part of National Consumer Protection Week

American Red Cross Receives Donation

38 weeks 23 hours ago
American Red Cross

Sons and Daughters of Italy raise funds and donate to the community.

March 01, 2014 more»

PPL's United Kingdom Subsidiaries Accepted for 'Fast Tracking'

February 28, 2014

Ofgem sets base revenues for price control period beginning April 1, 2015; PPL reaffirms projected earnings ranges for U.K. business segment

PPL Electric Utilities Posts Quarterly Price To Compare

February 26, 2014

Company encourages all customers to shop for electric supply

River Valley Internet Announces Broadband Service in Williamsport and Montoursville

38 weeks 6 days ago
A view of cables at the tower site.

River Valley Internet, the area’s fastest growing Internet Service Provider, today announced two new Point-of-Presence (PoP) locations in Williamsport and Montoursville Pennsylvania. more»

Aid Provided to Community Action Agencies to Help Ease the Strain on Kentucky and Virginia Families This Winter

February 24, 2014

Kentucky Utilities and Old Dominion Power contribute more than $90,000 to help agencies provide vital services

Spring Has Sprung in the Mill Creek Peregrine Falcon Nest Box

February 21, 2014

Web cam viewers can see first egg, more eggs expected in the coming days

PPL Electric Utilities Gives $300,000 to Boost Operation HELP, Aid Food Banks

February 18, 2014

Arctic start to the year prompts more aid for eligible customers

Business Customers Give PPL Electric Utilities High Marks

February 14, 2014

J.D. Power survey shows utility is the top performer in the region

Louisville and Lexington Area Shelters Getting a Needed Boost from LG&E and KU

February 6, 2014

Company donates nearly $50,000 as shelters deal with dwindling resources as a result of winter weather

PPL Corporation Reports 2013 Earnings; Increases Common Stock Dividend

February 6, 2014

-- Earnings from ongoing operations of $2.45 per share exceed both 2013 forecast range and 2012 results

PPL Electric Utilities Set to Begin Reliability Project in Downtown Lancaster

January 23, 2014

Project involves replacing underground and overhead power lines and other equipment

$440,000 and counting for LG&E and KU heating assistance programs

January 22, 2014

Customers’ record-breaking donations and utilities’ double-match commitment step up assistance this winter

Customers, ODP raise more than $16,000 for heating assistance program

January 22, 2014

Utility continues matching $2 for every $1 donated by customers through March

LG&E and KU Request KPSC Approval to Build Second Natural Gas Combined-Cycle Generating Unit and a Solar Generation Facility

January 17, 2014

Both units to be located on existing properties;
NGCC to create about 40 full-time, 250 construction jobs

LG&E, KU Plan to File Expanded Energy Efficiency Programs

January 15, 2014

Customers have achieved more than 330 megawatts of demand reduction through 2013

Northeast Pocono Reliability Project Takes Big Step Forward

January 9, 2014

Planned work to boost reliability for 250,000 people approved by state

Arctic Blast Brings New All-Time Record for Power Demand by PPL Electric Utilities Customers

January 8, 2014

Reliability investments paying off: Delivery system performs well in face of frigid temps

PPL Electric Utilities Prepared for Weekend Weather

December 6, 2013

Crews ready to respond if customers lose power

LG&E, KU Pledge More Than $1.6 Million to Area Nonprofits

December 3, 2013

Employees’ donations hit 9-year high; 27 charities receive funding for 2014

PPL Holtwood Doubles Capacity of Hydroelectric Facility

December 2, 2013

New 125-megawatt powerhouse begins commercial operation; project to improve fish passage

An Invitation From PPL Electric Utilities: Join the Operation HELP Giving Tradition

December 2, 2013

Program assists customers unable to pay energy bills due to hardships

Update on $30 Million Flood Protection System

1 year 4 days ago

The final design for Bloomsburg’s flood protection system is expected one year from now.  The Columbia County Commissioners recently signed an agreement with Borton-Lawson, a Pennsylvania-based engineering and architectural firm. more»

2014 Evangelical Gala Plans Underway to Support Rehabilitation Services

1 year 4 days ago
The 2014 Evangelical Community Hospital’s Gala Planning Committee: Front row: Jennifer Reish; Lise Barrick; Bridget Smith; Angela Motto, Gala co-chair; Maria Petorak; and Heather Snyder, Development Coordinator at Evangelical Community Hospital. Back row: Shannon Moyers; Brandy Kift, Marketing Manager at Evangelical Community Hospital; Cynthia Martin; Julie Stefan; Teresa Keeley; Sabra Karr; Jennifer Motto-Holthus; and Donna Schuck, Associate Vice President/Chief Development Officer at Evangelical Community Hospital Not Pictured: Jodi Batman and Sheri Rippon, Gala co-chair.

Plans are underway for the 2014 Evangelical Community Hospital Gala event. Being heldSaturday, March 8, 2014, at Bucknell University’s Larison Hall, the black-tie optional evening of dinner, dancing, and live auction raises funds to advance vital Hospital initiatives. more»

Layers of Memories Unearthed as Bookseller Plans 172nd Anniversary

1 year 4 days ago

WILLIAMSPORT -- A recently discovered box of my father’s writings includes a bunch of diaries from 1918 or 1919 (He never used a blank diary until it was outdated and no longer able to be sold).  He writes of his job in Philadelphia at the George W. Jacobs Bookstore. more»

Rail Authority to Support Funding for PA Transportation

1 year 1 week ago

Major transportation legislation is under consideration in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and a vote is anticipated within days. Legislators will vote on the $2.5-billion spending plan that cleared the Senate in June.  more»

Update: $9.1M Railroad Bridge Project

1 year 5 weeks ago
As water from the creek flows around the barricade, construction crews work on steel piling that will support one of the bridge's two piers.

Construction of the Loyalsock Creek railroad bridge in Lycoming County is about 10% complete as the SEDA-COG Joint Rail Authority (JRA) continues to target a summer 2014 completion. more»

SEDA-COG KICKS OFF NATURAL GAS UTILIZATION PROJECT

1 year 5 weeks ago

SEDA-COG, in conjunction with Centre, Clinton, and Mifflin counties has begun a project to increase the utilization of regionally developed natural gas in Central Pennsylvania. The $160,000 project is intended to make natural gas more accessible for residential, industrial, and vehicular use. more»

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