Banking & Finance

May 2, 2019

Merchants Bank donates to ProJeCt of Easton

Merchants Bank of Bangor donated $2,000 to ProJeCt of Easton Inc. to support its Sizzle Literacy Day Camp Program. The camp is designed to accelerate learning skills in children in kindergarten through fourth grade. Pictured from left: Anna Rittle, branch manager, Merchants Bank Easton office; Janice D. Komisor, CEO, ProJeCt of Easton; and Mark Jobes, chief banking officer, Merchants Bank.

May 2, 2019

Financial firm celebrates Administrative Professionals Day

One Financial Services, which has offices in Allentown and Bethlehem, treated its employees to a day at the spa in honor of Administrative Professionals Day, which was designated as April 24 this year. The day is meant to recognize the work of secretaries, administrative assistants, receptionists and other administrative support professionals. The firm’s employees spent the day at Brow, Blus[...]

May 2, 2019

Beauty product company sponsors 5K walk

Rea.deeming Beauty of Hanover Township, Northampton County, participated and was one of the sponsors for this year’s 10th Annual Ready, Set, Go(LD) 5K walk in support of the Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley. Rea.deeming Beauty, which does business as beautyblender, plays an active part in donating time and raising money for many nonprofits throughout the Lehigh Valley. Pictur[...]

Apr 24, 2019

Pa. Association of Community Bankers names new leader

Kevin Shivers has been named president and CEO of the Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers.

Apr 22, 2019

$1.2M state grant fuels Easton’s West Ward revitalization program

With the award of a $1.2 million grant and support from corporations, The Greater Easton Development Partnership aims to replicate the economic growth it has seen in downtown Easton by shifting its focus to the West Ward.

Apr 16, 2019

PSECU to hire 20 for western Pa. call center

PSECU, Pennsylvania's largest credit union, will hire up to 20 new employees at a newly expanded call center in western Pennsylvania.

Apr 2, 2019

Ben Franklin distributes $210,000 in latest round of grants

Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania has approved $210,000 in investments in regional manufacturers.

Mar 25, 2019

House panel OKs bill to create flood insurance task force

A bill that could make flood insurance more affordable for Pennsylvania property owners is one step closer to passage.

Mar 19, 2019

Univest CFO to retire

Roger S. Deacon is retiring from his post as senior executive vice president and CFO of Univest Financial Corp.

Mar 13, 2019

Women in banking honored at Hershey awards ceremony

Linda Anderson, managing partner and brand strategist for the Anderson Group in Sinking Spring, was honored today by the Pennsylvania Banker's Association at its Sixth Annual Women in Banking Awards.

Mar 7, 2019

Zoning in on opportunity in office, manufacturing space

A new federal tax incentive is dovetailing nicely with two growing areas of the Lehigh Valley: manufacturing and office space.

Mar 6, 2019

Community bank enters Schuylkill County market

Scranton-based Peoples Security Bank & Trust said it is now in the Schuylkill County market with the recent opening of a new business center in Orwigsburg.