DEPARTMENT OF BANKING
Actions on Applications
[40 Pa.B. 441]
[Saturday, January 16, 2010]
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 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 January 5, 2010.
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 regarding receipt 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, by appointment only, during regular business hours. To schedule an appointment, contact the Corporate Applications Division at (717) 783-2253. Photocopies of the nonconfidential portions of the applications may be requested consistent with the Department's Right-to-Know Law Records Request policy.
Date Name and Location of Applicant Action 12-31-2009 New American Bank
Withdrawn 12-31-2009 Bank of Pittsburgh
Date Name and Location of Applicant Action 12-28-2009 From: Washington Federal Savings Bank
Effective To: Washington Financial Bank
Conversion from a Federally-chartered stock savings association to a Pennsylvania State-chartered stock savings bank. Washington Financial Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of WFSB, Inc., Washington, a thrift holding company already in existence, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of WFSB Mutual Holding Company, Washington, a mutual holding company already in existence. Branch offices operated by Washington Financial Bank: 160 East Pike Street
220 Main Street
3616 Washington Road
430 Valley Brook Road
98 East Wylie Avenue
1500 West Chestnut Street
255 Murtland Avenue
De Novo Branches
Date Name and Location of Applicant Location of Branch Action 12-21-2009 Manor Bank
799 SR 130
De Novo Branches
Date Name and Location of Applicant Location of Branch Action 1-4-2010 ESSA Bank & Trust
5580 Crawford Drive
Filed 1-4-2010 ESSA Bank & Trust
5020 PA Route 873
Consolidations, Mergers, and Absorptions
Date Name and Location of Applicant Action 12-31-2009 First Choice Federal Credit Union
Effective Merger of New Castle Postal Employees Credit Union, New Castle, with and into First Choice Federal Credit Union, New Castle.
The Department's web site at www.banking.state.pa.us includes public notices for more recently filed applications.
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 10-109. Filed for public inspection January 15, 2010, 9:00 a.m.]
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