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September 30, 2002

Tower Bancorp Inc.



GREENCASTLE, Pa. - The board of directors of Tower Bancorp Inc. declared a fourth-quarter cash dividend of 18 cents per share at its Sept. 18 meeting.

The dividend represents a 12.5 percent increase over the prior quarterly dividend. The dividend will be paid on Oct. 21 to shareholders of record as of Oct. 1.

Tower Bancorp Inc., stock is traded and quoted under the symbol TOBC. It is the holding company of The First National Bank of Greencastle, with office locations in Greencastle, Chambersburg, Laurich Estates, Mercersburg, Quincy, Shady Grove, Waynesboro and Maugansville.




JLG Industries



McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. -The Board of Directors of JLG Industries Inc. declared its regular quarterly cash dividend of $.005 per common share.

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The dividend is payable Oct. 11 to shareholders of record Sept. 27.




Shepherd College



SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools has announced that Shepherd College has successfully passed the accreditation review that was conducted Feb. 25-27.

Shepherd's next comprehensive evaluation is scheduled for 2011-12, with no progress reports, no monitoring reports, no contingency reports and no other visits required during the next 10 years.

Shepherd College has been accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools since 1950.




Mack Trucks



Deliveries from Mack Trucks through August were down 1 percent compared with the same period last year.

In response to weak market conditions, Mack will take two nonproduction weeks at its Macungie, Pa., plant in October and also reduce its daily production rate at that facility, effective Oct. 1.




Washington County Hospital



Washington County Hospital's cardiac rehabilitation program has been awarded program certification by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.

The program is the only certified program in Washington, Frederick or Allegany counties.

Certification recognizes programs that have been rigorously reviewed by a national board and found to meet the outlined requirements for the association's standards of care.




FMI Services Group



FREDERICK, Md. - FMI Services Group, a Frederick-based building service contractor, has expanded into South Carolina.

On June 30, FMI acquired controlling stock in Charleston-based KleenSweep Cleaning Services Inc. Under FMI ownership, the new branch will serve more than 40 commercial and industrial clients in the greater Charleston market.

FMI provides building services to more than 250 clients in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina.

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