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premium content Fulton Financial closing three branches in Central Pa.

Fulton Financial Corp. is trimming three Central Pennsylvania bank branches in early 2019 as customers are turn to digital banking services and use...

Northwest on track to absorb Union Community Bank in March

Northwest Bancshares Inc. has secured the regulatory approvals it needs to purchase Union Community Bank, with the deal expected to close in March...

premium content Chambersburg credit union seeks growth in York County

Chambersburg-based 1st Ed Credit Union is planning to expand its customer base to include students, employees and their immediate families in the...

FNB has closed 20 branches since May, including three in Central Pa., Lehigh Valley

As part of a consolidation plan announced in June, Pittsburgh-based FNB Corp. has closed 20 branches of its retail banking subsidiary, First National...

premium content $1.2M offer from Maryland business owner is enough to buy Hauser Estate

Auction yields no other bids for bankrupt winery and cidermaking operation

The bankrupt parent company of Jack's Hard Cider and Hauser Estate Winery has a new owner.

Community First Fund hires two vice presidents

Lancaster-based Community First Fund has hired two new vice presidents, including one with extensive economic-development experience in Lancaster...

See the rankings: Best Places to Work in PA 2018

Companies from all over Pennsylvania were recognized Thursday night at the 2018 Best Places to Work in PA event.

premium content Bank of Bird-in-Hand to open third branch

Bank of Bird-in-Hand plans to expand its Paradise Township office and will begin accepting deposits as early as April.

Accounting firm rebrands for a cleaner look

Smith Elliot Kearns & Co. LLC has changed its name to SEK, a rebranding that it says will give the Adams County CPA firm a “bolder...

premium content New meeting series offers entrepreneurs an audience

A group of 12 midstate organizations has launched monthly meetings designed to help aspiring entrepreneurs around the region connect with insiders...

premium content New bank to open State College branch

A bank started by executives with midstate ties is planning to open its first branch in Pennsylvania.

premium content Obamacare compliance in IRS crosshairs

Employers began receiving penalty letters this year warning them they were out of compliance with the Affordable Care Act. The potential fines are...

Best places to work, best CPBJ party of the year

The Central Penn Business Journal's annual Best Places to Work program is arguably one of our favorite nights of the year.

premium content A Conversation With: Dragan Dodik

Senior vice president of commercial lending, NexTier Bank

Dragan Dodik, 37, recently joined NexTier Bank as senior vice president of commercial lending.

New BB&T exec stresses local autonomy

BB&T's new market president for Lancaster and Lebanon counties is focused on making the institution operate more like a community bank.

Wealth management firms from Cumberland, Adams counties merge

Two Central Pennsylvania wealth management firms have joined forces with an eye on more regional growth.

Members 1st rolls out bigger C-suite team, plans for 2019

With the recent hiring of a COO, Members 1st Federal Credit Union now has a larger C-suite team in place as it eyes growth in 2019.

Members 1st hires industry vet as COO

Members 1st Federal Credit Union continues to build its management team as the organization extends its reach.

Bank earnings up in Q3

Banks across Central Pennsylvania are generally reporting higher profits for the third quarter of 2018, helped by brisk lending activity and falling...

premium content After failed buyout bid, Maryland business owner back to buy Hauser Estate for $1.2M

After his first buyout attempt was rejected in September, a Maryland executive is making another bid to scoop up bankrupt Hauser Estate Inc., the...

Investment advisory opens in Lancaster

New firm is second to launch this week

premium content A Conversation With: Michael Haun

Vice president, investment strategy, PeoplesBank