Business Briefs

October 29, 2006


ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - Roads & Bridges (R&B) magazine, a business-to-business publication serving the infrastructure industry, honored the recipients of its 2006 Contractor's Choice Awards, including JLG in McConnellsburg, Pa.

JLG was among 48 winners in 19 product categories; gold, silver and bronze awards were awarded in each category.

JLG was a gold award winner in the Aerial Lifts Category for the JLG 1350SJP Boom Lift with Skywelder.

An expert panel of judges reviewed all nominations, and a ballot was formed and delivered to the 22,000-plus contractor readership of Roads & Bridges magazine. Contractors voted for the best equipment on the jobsite.

Financial Network

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. - Financial Network, an independently managed, full-service broker/dealer, announced the expansion of its central Pennsylvania regional office in Mechanicsburg.


Jane Owens has joined the firm and will manage the process of recruiting independent financial reps looking to join the office. She has several years of experience in the financial services industry.

The Mechanicsburg office assists investment reps with their OSJ compliance responsibilities, helping them to build their businesses and spend more time with their clients, according to a prepared release. It also provides leadership, marketing, professional coaching and other resources, the release says.

Financial Network is an ING company.

Digital Age Solution

WALKERSVILLE, Md. - Digital Age Solution (D.A.S.) in Walkersville has relocated to the Walkers Village Shopping Center on Md. 194.

D.A.S. offers everything from software and memory installation to spyware eradication.

It also has training classes for novices and people trying to advance their computer skills.

Digital Age Solution can be reached at 301-845-2981 or at

The First National Bank of Greencastle

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Tower Bancorp Inc., parent company of The First National Bank of Greencastle, reported earnings of $1,510,134 or earnings per share of 64 cents for the quarter ended Sept. 30.

For the first nine months of 2006, net income was $4,499,918 or $2.23 per share. Return on equity and return on assets were 9.50 percent and 1.39 percent, respectively, for the first nine months of 2006.


Stock purchasing methods will be discussed in "How to Buy Stock: A Survey of Methods," offered by Hagerstown Community College's Center for Continuing Education, on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the HCC Valley Mall Center.

This course is designed for investors who have selected which stocks to invest in, but need guidance in the options available, various types of broker service, dividend reinvestment plans, direct stock purchases, record keeping, dollar cost averaging, and deferred savings for education.

The course incorporates the National Association of Investors Corporation's "Introduction to Successful Investing Handbook."

Cost is $40.

Those wishing more information may call HCC at 301-790-2800, ext. 236.

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