AAA Insurance has earned “Brand of the Year” status for its property and casualty insurance offerings, according to the 2014 Harris Poll EquiTrend study.
“At AAA North Penn, we’ve been providing our members with superior insurance at competitive rates for over 30 years-- whether at home, on the highway, or in preparation of life’s unexpected changes,” says Nina Waskevich, director of marketing/public relations AAA North Penn. “Our goal is for our insurance to be as helpful and reliable as AAA roadside service -- and we are honored that American consumers selected AAA Insurance as the highest rated property and casualty insurance brand.”
The Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce invites all chamber member businesses, their employees, co-workers and guests to attend a chamber networking mixer being held Wednesday, Sept. 10 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Providence Place Retirement Community, 149 S. Hunter Highway, Route 309 in Drums.
The networking mixer is free of charge and all attendees will enjoy an array of complimentary hors d’ oeuvres and cocktails, have the opportunity to learn more about the facility and services, take a tour, see some of their recent renovations and meet the staff and administration.
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.