DEPARTMENT OF BANKING
Action on Applications
[28 Pa.B. 4801]
The Department of Banking of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 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 19, 1990 (P. L. 834, No. 198), known as the Credit Union Code, has taken the following action on applications received for the week ending September 15, 1998.
Holding Company Acquisitions
Date Name of Corporation Location Action 9-15-98 First Commonwealth Financial Corporation, Indiana, to acquire 100% of the voting shares of Southwest National Corporation, Greensburg Indiana Filed
Consolidations, Mergers and Absorptions
Date Name of Bank Location Action 9-10-98 First Western Bank,
New Castle, and First Western Trust Services Company,
First Western Bank,
New Castle Effective 9-11-98 Lafayette Bank, Easton, and
Ambassador Bank of the Commonwealth, Allentown
Lafayette Bank, Easton, with a change in corporate title to
''Lafayette Ambassador Bank''
Easton Effective All branch offices of Ambassador Bank of the Commonwealth will become branches of Lafayette Ambassador Bank including the former main office located at: 4127 Tilghman Street
9-15-98 Northwest Savings Bank
Warren Filed Purchase of assets/assumption of liabilities of eight offices of National City Bank of Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, located at: 103 Broad Street
1200 Old Town Road
101 East Lincoln Avenue
1945 Douglas Parkway
342 Main Street
22 North Main Street
102 East State Street
Date Name of Bank Location Action 6-27-97 Mifflinburg Bank and
Opened 9-9-98 The Drovers & Mechanics Bank
Route 15 and
Spring Lane Road
Approved 8-31-98 Irwin Bank & Trust
Shop N Save Supermarket
Oak Park Mall
2001 Lincoln Way
Opened 9-14-98 Berks County Bank
3900 Hamilton Center
3900 Hamilton Blvd.
South Whitehall Twp.
Articles of Amendment
Date Name of Bank Purpose Action 9-10-98 First Western Trust
To change the purpose clause of the trust company to that of acting as a bank and trust company. Approved Effective
Date Name of Association Location Action 9-15-98 Security Savings Association
Hazleton Filed Application represents conversion from a State-chartered mutual savings association to a State-chartered stock savings association.
RICHARD C. RISHEL,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 98-1557. Filed for public inspection September 25, 1998, 9:00 a.m.]
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