February 24, 2017 RSS feed / News

How are banks coping with the FinTech disruption?

A Q&A with three bankers from our region

The FinTech revolution is creating innovative digital pathways that are competing in the same marketplace for the delivery of financial services as traditional banking and financial services. More...

CNB Bank expands Central Pennsylvania presence with new branch in Blair County

Altoona, PA – CNB Bank opened a new full-service branch office in Duncansville that will offer commercial and retail banking services for businesses and individuals.  The new 4,567 square foot facility represents a significant expansion of More...

Retail space and downtown location set Frasier

State College, PA – After years of skipping from developer to developer, the Frasier Centre in downtown State College is finally scheduled to open.  More...

Gold collar jobs

Pa. manufacturers can’t find enough skilled workers to fill high-paying positions

President Trump has pledged to bring back offshored manufacturing jobs through a strategy of tax cuts, tariffs, eased regulations and renegotiated trade agreements. The number of U.S. More...

First National Bank gives $10,000 to programs for high schoolers

Williamsport, PA – First National Bank representatives recently delivered a $10,000 gift to Pennsylvania College of Technology to help support its SMART Girls and Penn College NOW programs, innovative offerings that benefit hundreds of high sch More...

Somerset Trust Company named finalist for FinXTech award

Somerset, PA – Somerset Trust Company, in partnership with BOLTS Technologies, has recently been named a finalist for the 2017 Best of FinXTech Awards for the second year running. More...

While coal industry falters, manufacturing picks up in Pennsylvania

Overall, the leading indicators for the U.S. economy were positive for 2016. The unemployment rate dropped to 4.9 percent, the lowest it’s been since before the Great Recession, and is currently at 4.7 percent. More...

Wolf could secure minimum wage hike with big concessions

HARRISBURG, PA (AP) – Years of pressure by Pennsylvania Democrats could yield a state minimum wage increase this year, although it likely will require substantial concessions in the Republican-controlled Legislature.  Democratic Gov. More...

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