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December 9, 1990
Anthony L. DiPaula, a retired bank trust officer, died late Thursday after suffering a heart attack while playing cards at the Charlestown Retirement Center in Catonsville. He was 86.Mr. DiPaula, a Baltimore native, was a graduate of Baltimore City College, the Johns Hopkins University and the University of Baltimore Law School. He never practiced law but spent his career as a tax expert and trust officer with the Mercantile-Safe Deposit & Trust Co.He retired in 1966 and moved from Baltimore to his summer home, Holly Knoll, in St. Margaret's, near Annapolis, where he lived until moving to Charlestown in 1986.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | June 27, 2014
Robert M.S. Menzies Sr., president and CEO of Easton Bank and Trust Co. and a civic leader, died Tuesday of multiple myeloma at his Easton home. He was 67. The son of John T. Menzies Jr., former president of Crosse & Blackwell, and Priscilla Fuller Menzies, a homemaker, Robert Michael Stewart Menzies Sr. was born in Baltimore and raised on Broadway Road in the Worthington Valley. Mr. Menzies, who was known as "Mike," graduated in 1965 from Trinity-Pawling School in Pawling, N.Y. He earned a bachelor's degree in 1969 from Randolph Macon College in Ashland, Va., and a certified public accountant certificate from what is now Loyola University Maryland.
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By Donna R. Engle and Donna R. Engle,SUN STAFF | September 9, 1998
The buyer of the Taneytown bank that has served the community for 114 years is promising to continue Taneytown Bank & Trust Co.'s role as a supporter of community organizations and as a small town bank where tellers and senior vice presidents know their customers by name.But the corporate headquarters will be in Frederick, not Taneytown.F&M Bancorp of Frederick announced Friday that it will acquire Monocacy Bancshares Inc. of Taneytown, parent company of the Taneytown bank, for 2.22 million shares of F&M stock, valued at $81 million, based on yesterday's closing price.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | May 11, 2014
Ober S. Herr Jr., a retired Carroll County banker and community activist, died Thursday of renal failure at his Westminster home. He was 87. Ober Samuel Herr Jr. was born and raised in Westminster, where he grew up in a home on Ridge Road. He was a grandson of William Roberts McDaniel, who had spent 65 years at Western Maryland College as a student, professor, administrator and trustee. In 2002, college trustees changed the name to McDaniel College in his honor. Mr. Ober was a 1944 graduate of Westminster High School and interrupted his college education at Western Maryland College to enlist in 1945 in the Navy, where he served as an aviation machinist's mate.
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By Thomas S. Mulligan and Thomas S. Mulligan,LOS ANGELES TIMES | September 17, 2005
BATON ROUGE, La. - Alden J. McDonald Jr. swept his hand across the upper right side of the New Orleans city map, indicating a broad area south of Lake Pontchartrain on the city's eastern side. "This is our market," he said, "and it's all underwater." McDonald is president and chief executive of New Orleans-based Liberty Bank & Trust, the South's largest black bank, whose overwhelmingly African-American clientele is concentrated in districts that were among those hardest hit by Hurricane Katrina.
NEWS
December 31, 1994
An article in the Business section on Dec. 15 incorrectly characterized some assets that Sterling Bank & Trust Co. had acquired from the federal Resolution Trust Corp. The assets were acquired from failed savings and loans, but the assets themselves were healthy and performing properly, according to Sterling officials.The Sun regrets the errors.
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February 18, 1996
Names in the newsSandra D. Maxey has joined Taneytown Bank & Trust Company as the training coordinator. She was formerly involved with training at Fredericktown Bank. Billie Jo Hoffman has been promoted to assistant manager in loan operations at the bank. DTC She will develop new loan software systems, supervise investor processing for loan sales and back up the loan operations manager.
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April 9, 2000
Bair, Maguire elected to bank's board of directors Westminster Bank & Trust has announced that Glenn S. Bair and John T. Maguire II were recently elected to the bank's board of directors. Bair is a general partner in Development Company of America, in Westminster. Maguire is a partner in the local law firm of Hollman, Hughes, Finch and Maguire.
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November 23, 1997
Taneytown bank forms Howard Co. Advisory BoardTaneytown Bank & Trust Co. has formed a Howard County Advisory Board to provide advice and direction to business development in that county.The six members are Dr. William M. Mayer, a staff doctor at Howard County General Hospital; Thomas E. Booth, business owner; Padraic Kennedy, president of the Columbia Association; William H. Munn, president and chief executive of BGE Home Products and Services; John Mathison, certified public accountant; and Ellen L. S. Koplow, managing principal of Miles and Stockbridge in Columbia.
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By Bill Talbott and Bill Talbott,Staff Writer | January 30, 1994
State police, along with the FBI, members of the Carroll County Drug Task Force and Manchester officers, charged a 37-year-old man with a Fowblesburg bank robbery that took place Thursday.Roger Coleman Caple of the 2000 block of Regal Oak Drive in Manchester was arrested about 8:30 p.m. Thursday as he walked near his house, after a surveillance of several hours by the police team.Officers said they recovered a fake bomb and clothing matching that worn by a man who robbed the Farmers and Merchants Bank in Fowblesburg, Baltimore County, about 4:38 p.m. Thursday.
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By Eileen Ambrose, The Baltimore Sun | November 25, 2011
Federal regulators have ordered Regal Bank & Trust in Owings Mills to make certain changes, such as drawing up written plans for maintaining capital levels and reducing "substandard" assets, according to a document released Friday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Regal agreed to the order, issued a month ago, without admitting or denying any charges of unsafe or unsound banking practices, the FDIC said. Regal says it has $189 million in assets. Besides its Owings Mills headquarters, Regal has three branches in Baltimore County and Carroll County.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | September 17, 2010
Bertha A. Elton, a retired church organist and Maryland National Bank trust officer, died Sept. 10 in her sleep at the Charlestown retirement community. She was 100. Bertha Adella Fisher, the daughter of a cabinetmaker and a homemaker, was born in Baltimore and raised in Brooklyn. She attended city schools. Mrs. Elton, who had taken organ lessons and was a member of what was then Immanuel Evangelical United Brethren Church in Brooklyn, became the church's organist and choir director in 1926, positions she held for the next 30 years.
BUSINESS
February 7, 2009
Carrollton Bank parent reports 3Q net loss Carrollton Bancorp, the parent company of its namesake bank, has reported a fourth-quarter net loss of $259,744, or 10 cents per diluted share, compared with a profit of $259,708, or 9 cents per diluted share, in the year-ago period. Results from the three months ending Dec. 31, reported yesterday, included a loan loss provision of $1.1 million, compared with $272,000 a year ago. For the year, the bank said net income declined 60 percent to $847,000 or 32 cents per diluted share, from $2.1 million, or 75 cents per diluted share, in 2007.
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By Thomas S. Mulligan and Thomas S. Mulligan,LOS ANGELES TIMES | September 17, 2005
BATON ROUGE, La. - Alden J. McDonald Jr. swept his hand across the upper right side of the New Orleans city map, indicating a broad area south of Lake Pontchartrain on the city's eastern side. "This is our market," he said, "and it's all underwater." McDonald is president and chief executive of New Orleans-based Liberty Bank & Trust, the South's largest black bank, whose overwhelmingly African-American clientele is concentrated in districts that were among those hardest hit by Hurricane Katrina.
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By BLOOMBERG NEWS | June 22, 2004
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Wachovia Corp., the fourth-biggest U.S. bank, agreed yesterday to buy SouthTrust Corp. for $14.3 billion in stock to expand in nine states, including Florida, and speed its entry into Texas. Wachovia said it will pay $41.83 in stock for each share of SouthTrust. The price is 3.1 times SouthTrust's book value, well above the 2.6 average in the five U.S. regional bank purchases of more than $3 billion since Jan. 1, 2002, Bloomberg data show. Price called high Buying SouthTrust of Birmingham, Ala., gives Wachovia Chief Executive Officer Kennedy Thompson, 53, a bank with $52.7 billion in assets and 731 branch-banking offices.
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By Maria Blackburn and Maria Blackburn,SUN STAFF | May 31, 2001
Thomas K. Ferguson, a former Carroll County bank president and CEO, is one of two candidates seeking an appointment to the Westminster Common Council. Ferguson, who led Carroll County Bank & Trust Co. for 18 years before its purchase by BB&T Corp., has submitted a letter expressing his interest in the seat left vacant with Kevin E. Dayhoff's election as mayor. Baltimore Police Sgt. Frank E. Wagner Jr., who finished last in the four-person race for two council seats on May 14, also has expressed interest in filling the remaining two years of Dayhoff's term.
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January 27, 1991
Carroll D. Myers, president and chief executive officer of TaneytownBank & Trust, announced that Linda Bennett has been chosen director of human resources.Bennett's responsibilities will include hiring, employee training, benefits programs and all employee-related concerns for each of the branches.Bennett has more than eight years experience in human resources. Most recently, she was Human Resources director for Ferranti Health Care Systems in Baltimore before coming to Taneytown Bank & Trust.
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March 14, 1999
Westminster Bank announces appointmentsWestminster Bank & Trust Co. board of directors has announced new appointments:Ferdinand A. Ruppel Jr. was named chairman of the board and will continue as chief executive officer.Beverly J. Fisher was named assistant vice president and branch manager of the Eldersburg office.Christine L. Hastings was named assistant treasurer and branch manager of the Union Mills office.The bank has 10 branches serving Carroll and Howard counties.Pub Date: 3/14/99
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April 9, 2000
Bair, Maguire elected to bank's board of directors Westminster Bank & Trust has announced that Glenn S. Bair and John T. Maguire II were recently elected to the bank's board of directors. Bair is a general partner in Development Company of America, in Westminster. Maguire is a partner in the local law firm of Hollman, Hughes, Finch and Maguire.
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March 19, 2000
Carroll County Bank-BB&T changeover is complete Branches of Carroll County Bank & Trust Co. are BB&T Corp. banks. Mason-Dixon Bancshares Inc., parent company of Carroll County Bank, was bought by BB&T of North Carolina last year. The switch was completed Friday. Carroll County Bank had branches in Westminster, Eldersburg, Mount Airy, Finksburg, Hampstead, Manchester, Taneytown and the Baltimore metropolitan area. Michael Oster, former chief executive of Carroll County Bank, is president of BB&T's Westminster-based Central Maryland region.
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