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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 10-1963



Actions on Applications

[40 Pa.B. 6000]
[Saturday, October 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 September 21, 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.


Section 112 Acquisitions

Date Name and Location of Applicant Action
9-15-2010 WVS Financial Corp. Employee Stock Ownership Plan
 and Trustee Jonathan D. Hoover
Application for approval to acquire up to 24.9% of the common stock of WVS Financial Corp., Pittsburgh, the parent bank holding company of West View Savings Bank, Pittsburgh.

Holding Company Acquisitions

Date Name and Location of Applicant Action
9-16-2010 Alliance Bancorp, Inc. of Pennsylvania
Delaware County
Application for approval to acquire 100% of Greater Delaware Valley Savings Bank (doing business as Alliance Bank), Broomall.

Branch Applications

De Novo Branches

Date Name and Location of Applicant Location of Branch Action
9-9-2010 New Century Bank
Chester County
1 South Main Street
Bucks County
9-15-2010 ESB Bank
Ellwood City
Lawrence County
Rochester Road and
Graham Park Drive
Cranberry Township
Butler County
9-18-2010 New Century Bank
Chester County
457 Haddonfield Road
Suite 100
Cherry Hill
Camden County, NJ

Branch Consolidations

Date Name and Location of Applicant Location of Branch Action
9-15-2010 AmeriServ Financial Bank
Cambria County
Into: 734 South Atherton Street
State College
Centre County
From: 763 Benner Pike
State College
Centre County

Branch Discontinuances

Date Name and Location of Applicant Location of Branch Action
9-15-2010 S & T Bank
Indiana County
225 Lucerne Road
Lucerne Mines
Indiana County


No activity.


No activity.

 The Department's web site at includes public notices for more recently filed applications.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 10-1963. Filed for public inspection October 15, 2010, 9:00 a.m.]

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