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DEPARTMENT OF BANKING

Actions on Applications

[38 Pa.B. 6507]
[Saturday, November 29, 2008]

   The Department of Banking (Department), under the authority contained in the act of November 30, 1965 (P. L. 847, No. 356), known as the Banking Code of 1965; the act of December 14, 1967 (P. L. 746, No. 345), known as the Savings Association Code of 1967; the act of May 15, 1933 (P. L. 565, No. 111), known as the Department of Banking Code; and the act of December 9, 2002 (P. L. 1572, No. 207), known as the Credit Union Code, has taken the following action on applications received for the week ending November 18, 2008.

   Under section 503.E of the Department of Banking Code (71 P. S. § 733-503.E), any person wishing to comment on the following applications, with the exception of branch applications, may file their comments in writing with the Department of Banking, Corporate Applications Division, 17 North Second Street, Suite 1300, Harrisburg, PA 17101-2290. Comments must be received no later than 30 days from the date notice of the application is published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin. The nonconfidential portions of the applications are on file at the Department and are available for public inspection during regular business hours. Photocopies of the nonconfidential portions of the applications may be requested consistent with the Department's Right-to-Know Law Records Request policy.

BANKING INSTITUTIONS

Section 112 Applications

Date Name of IndividualLocationAction
11-14-2008 William Kronenberg, III, to acquire up to 16.67% of preferred stock of New Century Bank, PhoenixvillePhoenixvilleFiled
11-14-2008Kenneth B. and Moira F. Mumma to acquire up to 16.67% of preferred stock of New Century Bank, PhoenixvillePhoenixvilleFiled
11-14-2008 John J. and Doris Sickler to acquire up to 13.33% of preferred stock of New Century Bank, PhoenixvillePhoenixvilleFiled
11-14-2008 T. Lawrence Way to acquire up to 16.67% of preferred stock of New Century Bank, PhoenixvillePhoenixvilleFiled

Holding Company Acquisitions

Date Name of Corporation LocationAction
11-10-2008 NOVA Financial Holdings, Inc., Berwyn, acquired 100% of Pennsylvania Business Bank, PhiladelphiaBerwynEffective

Consolidations, Mergers and Absorptions

Date Name of Bank LocationAction
11-10-2008 Pennsylvania Business Bank, Philadelphia, and NOVA Interim Bank, Berwyn
Surviving Institution: Pennsylvania Business Bank, Philadelphia
PhiladelphiaEffective
11-11-2008Embassy Bank for the Lehigh Valley, Bethlehem, and Embassy Interim Bank, Bethlehem
Surviving Institution: Embassy Interim Bank, Bethlehem, with the surviving institution continuing under the name ''Embassy Bank for the Lehigh Valley''
BethlehemEffective
As a result of the previously mentioned merger, Embassy Bank for the Lehigh Valley, Bethlehem, became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Embassy Bancorp, Inc., Bethlehem.

Branch Applications

De Novo Branches

Date Name of Bank Location Action
10-17-2008 Affinity Bank of Pennsylvania
Wyomissing
Berks County
4200 North 5th Street
Highway
Temple
Berks County
Opened
10-21-2008Clarion County Community Bank
Clarion
Clarion County
592 Main Street
Rimersburg
Clarion County
Opened
11-3-2008 Meridian Bank
Devon
Chester County
60 East Uwchlan Avenue
Lionville
Chester County
Opened
11-10-2008 Luzerne Bank
Luzerne
Luzerne County
Routes 118 and 415
Dallas
Luzerne County
Opened
11-13-2008 QNB Bank
Quakertown
Bucks County
1091 Millcreek Road
Allentown
Lehigh County
Approved

Branch Consolidations

Date Name of Bank Location Action
11-18-2008 First Columbia Bank & Trust Co.
Bloomsburg
Columbia County
Into:232 East Street
Bloomsburg
Columbia County
Filed
From: 11 West Main Street
Bloomsburg
Columbia County

Articles of Amendment

Date Name of Bank Purpose Action
11-14-2008 Public Savings Bank
Huntingdon Valley
Montgomery County
Articles of Amendment provide for the Articles of Incorporation to be amended and restated in their entirety.Filed

SAVINGS INSTITUTIONS

No activity.

CREDIT UNIONS

Community Charter Conversions

Date Name of Credit Union LocationAction
10-23-2008 Penn Drake Credit Union
Karns City
Butler County
Karns CityFiled
The credit union proposes to amend its Articles of Incorporation to serve a field of membership limited to the following community: All people who live, work, worship, attend school in, and businesses and other legal entities in Butler County, in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Change of Principal Place of Business

Date Name of Credit Union LocationAction
11-18-2008 Swindell Dressler Credit Union
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
To:555 Grant Street
Suite 375
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Allegheny County
Effective
From:441 Smithfield Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Allegheny County

   The Department's web site at www.banking.state.pa.us includes public notices for more recently filed applications.

STEVEN KAPLAN,   
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 08-2153. Filed for public inspection November 28, 2008, 9:00 a.m.]



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