Jan 17, 2006

Under Rate Pressure, Commerce Reports Drop in Profits

CEO said the “worst interest rate environment in recent years” challenged the bank.

Jan 12, 2006

Hudson United, TD Banknorth Shareholders Vote to Merge

The $1.9 billion deal is expected to close later this quarter upon approval from the Federal Reserve.

Jan 4, 2006

Center Bancorp Appoints New Board Member

The bank has named John J. DeLaney Jr., a partner at a Summit law firm, to its board.

Jan 2, 2006

1st Colonial Bancorp to Pay Out 5 Dividend

The dividend will be payable on April 15, 2006.

Dec 31, 2005

Selling Out But Staying On

Around the State - North

Dec 27, 2005

Odyssey Investment to Buy York Insurance for about 105 Million

Bexil Corporation, the primary selling entity, will sell all of its York shares.

Dec 16, 2005

Big Tax Credits for Community Development

A recent federal program that promotes investments in low-income areas gains momentum in the state

Dec 15, 2005

Selective Promotes More Execs

William T. Conway was promoted to senior vice president of benefits and compensation for Selective Insurance Company of America.

Dec 14, 2005

Roeblings Board Approves Buybacks

The open-market purchases will be made periodically starting in 2006.

Dec 14, 2005

Selective Insurance Names New Director

John C. Burville will serve on its board of directors in January and stand for election in April.

Dec 14, 2005

Stewardship Financial Boosts Cash Dividend

The parent of Atlantic Stewardship Bank will pay 24.4% more than in the first quarter of 2005.

Dec 13, 2005

Banks Boost Asta Funding Credit Facility

The asset manager’s credit facility has been increased to $100 Million.