F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB) and OBA Financial Services Inc. (NASDAQ: OBAF) on Aug. 21 announced that, at a special meeting, the shareholders of OBA Financial Services Inc. have approved the Agreement and Plan of Merger between F.N.B. Corporation and OBA Financial Services Inc.
As announced previously on April 8, and as approved by the boards of directors of both companies, shareholders of OBA Financial Services Inc. will be entitled to receive 1.781 shares of F.N.B. Corporation common stock for each common share of OBA Financial Services Inc. The exchange ratio is fixed and the transaction is expected to qualify as a tax-free exchange for shareholders of OBA Financial Services Inc.
The Pennsylvania Coal Alliance (PCA) recognized eight Pennsylvania coal companies with 14 different awards for their exemplary efforts in the field. Seven current sites were awarded the Keystone Mine Safety Award and seven former sites were recognized with the Surface Coal Mine Reclamation Award at PCA’s annual Seven Springs Banquet on Aug. 20.
Gov. Tom Corbett presented the awards.
The reclamation awards went to the companies who performed above and beyond the federal and state regulations which require returning coal mining sites to environmentally sound condition with productive uses.
A Luzerne County jury awarded the estate of a Simon A. Struzzeri a $1.5 million verdict Aug. 19 in a medical negligence case. The jury returned the verdict against Wilkes-Barre General Hospital in favor of the Struzzeri estate. The trial, which was held before Judge Richard Hughes III, began on Aug. 11 and concluded on Aug. 19.
Janet A. Struzzeri, administratrix of the estate of her husband, Simon A. Struzzeri, was represented by attorneys Marion Munley, Caroline Munley and John M. Mulcahey, of Munley Law, Scranton.
Fusion Hair Design, 1138 West Market Street, Scranton is holding cut-a-thon and bake sale event on Saturday, Aug. 30 from noon to 4 p.m. The event will benefit one-year-old Amelia Woody, a Scranton-native who is fighting neuroblastoma, a type of cancer that most commonly affects children age 5 or younger.
“Amelia is a remarkable little girl. We are honored to be able to help her,” said Dina Cipriano, owner of Fusion Hair Design.
The team composed of players from PSI Container with team members Marty Biasi, Jacob Carrelli, Mike Hudock and Jim Olson took the Hazleton Chamber’s Championship flight award during the Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce 47th Annual Golf Tournament held Thursday, Aug. 14 at Blue Ridge Trail Golf Course in Mountaintop.
About 144 golfers took part in the tournament, which featured trophies, prizes and awards valued at more than $15,000.
Staff from AAA North Penn participated in the town of Jermyn’s Annual Night Out event held Aug. 12 at the Artisan Fire House.
AAA staff distributed information on AAA membership, the discount program, safety awareness and had many giveaways for all in attendance. AAA North Penn also had raffles for prizes including a free membership, a travel bag with goodies, and more.
AAA North Penn serves AAA members in: Lackawanna, Monroe, Lycoming, Wayne, Bradford, Susquehanna, Pike, Tioga, Wyoming, Potter and Sullivan counties. For more information visit a local office or go online to www.AAA.com
Hess Corporation on Aug. 19 announced plans to celebrate the much-anticipated 50th anniversary of the Hess Toy Truck during the upcoming holiday season.
In keeping with its annual tradition, Hess will unveil the 50th Anniversary Hess Holiday Toy Truck this fall, with online pre-ordering and free shipping available at www.hesstoytruck.com starting Oct. 2.
It will also be available for purchase starting Nov. 14 at participating Hess, Hess Express and WilcoHess retail stores on the East Coast and online with free shipping at www.hesstoytruck.com. Starting in 2015, all Hess Toy Trucks will be sold exclusively online.