Briefcase

Women in ag session set

The Penn State Extension Dairy Team and Reliance Bank are partnering to offer women involved in agriculture a day to relax, learn and network from 10 a.m. to

2 p.m. June 27 at the Bistro at the Village Green, 402 Village Way, Martinsburg.

The meeting is free, with lunch provided, but registration is required by June 19.

Abbie Spackman, AgrAbility case coordinator and project assistant, Penn State’s Department of Agricultural Economics, Rural Sociology and Education, will speak about managing stress on a farm.

Lori Knepp of Hidden Hills Dairy, Everett, will discuss the cheese operation she and her husband, Rex, own.

For more details or to register, visit https://extension.psu.edu/women-rooted-in-agriculture.

For more information, call Amber Yutzy at 643-1660.

PITTSBURGH

F.N.B. to divest subsidiary

F.N.B. Corp. has announced strategies to enhance the overall positioning of its consumer banking operations.

The company will sell its consumer finance subsidiary, Regency Finance Co., and consolidate up to 20 branches of its retail banking subsidiary, First National Bank of Pennsylvania in 2018.

The company has entered into a definitive stock purchase agreement to sell 100 percent of the issued and outstanding capital stock of Regency Finance Co. to Mariner Finance LLC. Regency Finance Co. operates 77 branch offices in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee with total assets of $170 million as of March 31, 2018.

With the consolidation of up to 20 bank locations throughout its multi-state footprint in 2018, FNB has accelerated the branch optimization program it has had in place for many years. This program is designed to increase efficiency and improve growth prospects for the bank as customer preferences for mobile and other technology-based services evolve.

The sale of Regency Finance Co. is expected to close during the second half of 2018, subject to receipt of regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions.

WINDBER

Subaru donates to center

Subaru of America Inc. and Spangler Subaru recently presented a check for $10,816 to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center at Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber.

The JMBCC was chosen as a beneficiary in the 2017 Subaru Share the Love event.

From Nov. 16 to Jan. 2, customers who purchased or leased a new Subaru vehicle could select from a list of charities to receive a donation of $250 from SOA.

This year marks the automaker’s 50th Anniversary in the U.S. and, for the second year in a row, there will be no cap on the total donation from Subaru of America to its Share the Love charitable partners. At the culmination of this year, Subaru hopes to exceed a grand total of $115 million donated since the creation of Share the Love to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the event.

JOHNSTOWN

Coney Island to reopen

The Coney Island Restaurant at Locust and Clinton streets will reopen for business.

Randy Clark, longtime owner of Miller’s Clothing, his wife Mary, and son Taylor have purchased Coney Island from the Contacos family and will reopen later this month.

Coney Island first opened in 1916 and has long been a popular downtown attraction.

“We are thrilled at the opportunity to re-launch this great restaurant that has been a staple in our community for over 100 years,” said Randy Clark in a statement.

Clark said Coney Island plans to have a soft opening for the first month of operations and will be open from 10 a.m. to

8 p.m., then plans to extend its hours to

7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday and closed on Sunday.

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