Monthly Archives: June 2018

NECA-IBEW Electricians help kick off Scrappers’ season

It was all smiles for Bonnie Esposito on Friday night.

Esposito, office manager for Mahoning Valley NECA, took the mound and threw out a ceremonial first pitch during the Mahoning Valley Scrappers’ opening night festivities.

“I’ve never done anything like this before, but it was an awesome experience,” Esposito said.

Esposito was selected to throw the ceremonial first pitch due to her support of U.S. Armed Forces.

Bonnie Esposito, office manager for Mahoning Valley NECA, was one of four people who threw out a ceremonial first pitch during the Mahoning Valley Scrappers’ opening night festivities.

In April,...

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CR Electric gives back to Liberty-McDonald Relay for Life

Giving back to the community is a cornerstone philosophy for Girard-based CR Electric Inc. For the last 18 years, they’ve lent a helping hand with the electrical services for Relay for Life events.

On Thursday, members of the CR Electric team were at Woodland Park in McDonald donating their time to help set up generators for this weekend’s event.

(From left to right): Nikki Copenhaver, Jason Rubin, Korey Cooper and Tom McCleery were on hand Thursday at Woodland Park to help set up generators for the Liberty-McDonald Relay for Life.

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Faces of the Trade: Dave McGoogan

For Dave McGoogan, his path to becoming an electrician started with a simple idea – helping his family. As one of eight siblings, money was tight growing up. He recalls overhearing his parents discussing the need for electrical repairs around their house.

“I had brothers that did flooring and were carpenters,” McGoogan said. “I can remember thinking ‘Nobody does electrical work. I’m going to do that, so my parents don’t have to pay to get that done.”

In addition to his duties as a journeyman electrician, Dave McGoogan gives back as a part-time instructor...

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