Benchmark Federal Credit Union Names  Daniel J. Machon, Jr. New President and CEO

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February 14, 2019

Benchmark Federal Credit Union Names Daniel J. Machon, Jr. New President and CEO

West Chester, PA – February 13, 2019 – Benchmark Federal Credit Union, the only federal credit union to exclusively serve Chester County, is welcoming Daniel J. Machon, Jr. as its new President and CEO. “Dan has a proven track record of rejuvenating and refocusing community banking institutions, as well as developing and implementing technology and product innovations,” says Cristine Watrous, Chair of the Board of Directors at Benchmark Federal Credit Union. “He is a proven leader who will uphold Benchmark’s ... View Article

February 11, 2019 TPD Celebrates Milestone Anniversary: 30 Years in Business

TPD Celebrates Milestone Anniversary: 30 Years in Business

Traffic Planning and Design, Inc. (TPD), an award-winning transportation engineering firm serving the eastern United States, is pleased to announce its 30th anniversary in business. Founded in April of 1989 in a remodeled three-story colonial house located in Oaks, PA, TPD began with six employees, and over the last 30 years has grown into 10 strategically located offices throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland and North Carolina. TPD’s priority on organic, sustainable company growth has enabled the firm to develop and ... View Article

February 11, 2019

BB&T and SunTrust to Combine in Merger of Equals to Create the Premier Financial Institution

Combination of two iconic franchises creates sixth-largest U.S. bank holding company with 275 years of combined history and culture serving clients and communities in high-growth markets. Atlanta, GA and Winston-Salem, NC, February 7, 2019 – SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE: STI) and BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) announced today that both companies’ boards of directors have unanimously approved a definitive agreement to combine in an all-stock merger of equals valued at approximately $66 billion. The combined company will be the sixth-largest U.S. ... View Article

February 1, 2019 Crews film documentary at Colebrookdale Railroad

Crews film documentary at Colebrookdale Railroad

BOYERTOWN — Filming on a new documentary that will feature parts of Boyertown’s biggest attractions began this week. On Tuesday, Voyage Digital Media, an independent New York production company, in conjunction with the National Maritime Historical Society, continued filming a documentary titled, “Sails over Ice and Seas.” Filming included shots of the inside of the Colebrookdale Railroad train’s parlor cars as well as area extras departing the train in early 1900s attire. Scenes were also shot at the Boyertown Museum of ... View Article