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Jan 23, 2013, 11:00 ET First Niagara Fourth Annual Survey Reports Pennsylvania Business Leaders More Pessimistic About Economy in 2013

 First Niagara's Fourth Annual Survey of Pennsylvania Business Leaders released today shows many private business leaders believe results in...


Jan 15, 2013, 10:00 ET First Niagara Second Annual Survey Reports Southwestern New England Business Executives Slightly Optimistic About 2013 Economy

First Niagara's Second Annual Survey of Southwestern New England Business Leaders released today shows more private sector company executives...


Jan 08, 2013, 11:00 ET First Niagara Sixth Annual Survey Shows Many Upstate NY Business Executives Less Optimistic About 2013 Economy

First Niagara's Sixth Annual Survey of Upstate New York Business Leaders released today reports more private sector company executives expect...


Oct 31, 2012, 08:30 ET First Niagara Provides Victory Brewing Company with Financing to Expand Operations

 First Niagara today announced it served as lead arranger and administrative agent in a $33.1 million financing package for Victory Brewing...


Sep 04, 2012, 16:06 ET First Niagara Makes $300,000 Commitment to Habitat for Humanity

 First Niagara Bank, N.A. today announced a $300,000 commitment to Habitat for Humanity of Chester County (HfHCC), which will help build...


Mar 27, 2012, 09:00 ET First Niagara Wins Top National Award for Regional Marketing Campaign

 First Niagara Bank, N.A. received top honors at the Promotion Marketing Association's 2012 REGGIE Awards for its "We Love Upstate New York"...


Feb 14, 2012, 12:30 ET First Niagara's Southwestern NE Survey Shows More Business Leaders Are Positive About 2012 Economic Outlook

First Niagara's first Annual Survey of Southwestern New England Business Leaders released today shows more leaders are positive than negative about...


Feb 07, 2012, 09:30 ET First Niagara's Third Annual Survey Shows More Business Leaders See Pennsylvania Economy Improving Than Not in 2012

Leaders of private businesses in Pennsylvania are more optimistic than pessimistic about the Pennsylvania economy for 2012 and more of them...


Jan 31, 2012, 10:30 ET First Niagara Survey Shows More Upstate NY Business Leaders Optimistic Than Pessimistic About 2012 State Business Climate

More Upstate New York private business leaders expect business conditions to get better in New York State in 2012 than those who predict they will...


Oct 27, 2011, 10:30 ET First Niagara Awards $500,000 to More Than 35 Non-Profits Meeting the Need to Mentor Today's Youth in Upstate New York

Upstate New York youth received a big boost for their opportunity to be mentored when First Niagara announced that more than 35 area organizations...


Aug 09, 2011, 10:00 ET First Niagara Launches Its Fifth Annual Mentoring Matters(SM) Program with $500,000 Funding Available Statewide

First Niagara kicked off its 2011 Mentoring Matters program today by announcing a total of $500,000 funding available statewide for non-profit...


Apr 08, 2011, 08:00 ET First Niagara Bank Donates $100,000 to Help Pittsburgh Kids Swim Safe

First Niagara Bank announced today that it is contributing $100,000 to the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh, and challenging the community and other...


Feb 18, 2011, 13:58 ET Upstate New York Area Gets Big Boost for Mentoring

First Niagara announced that 45 Upstate New York organizations will receive a total of $500,000 to support mentoring ventures as part of the bank's...


Feb 09, 2011, 16:07 ET First Niagara's Second Annual Survey Shows Significant Boost in Optimism of Pennsylvania Business Leaders for 2011

Pennsylvania business leaders are significantly more optimistic than pessimistic about business conditions for their own industries and the state's...


Feb 09, 2011, 11:30 ET First Niagara's Fourth Annual Survey Shows Boost in Optimism of Upstate NY Business Leaders

Upstate New York business leaders are more optimistic about business conditions for their own industries and the state's overall economy in 2011...


Dec 08, 2010, 16:05 ET First Niagara Bank Partners with YMCA Associations in Southeastern Pennsylvania to Promote Youth Mentoring

As part of its continued commitment to youth mentoring, First Niagara Bank announced yesterday a partnership with the YMCA associations of...


Dec 01, 2010, 11:01 ET First Niagara Risk Management Increases Presence in Pennsylvania With the Acquisition of Banyan Consulting, LLC

William R. Hartz, Lawrence M. Cooney, Scott J. Fair, and Lisa M. Rand, the founders of Banyan Consulting, LLC, announced that their Pennsylvania...


Nov 01, 2010, 09:01 ET First Niagara Risk Management Expands Into Eastern Pennsylvania with the Acquisition of Broomall's Summit Insurance Group, Inc.

Rennie Rodriguez and Kevin McAdams, the founders of Summit Insurance Group, Inc. and Summit Benefits, LLC, announced that their Pennsylvania...


Oct 20, 2010, 11:08 ET First Niagara's Day of Mentoring Teaches Upstate New York Students How to Thrive in the Workplace

Students from five area schools throughout Upstate New York learned first hand what it takes to succeed in today's workplace when they visited top...


Sep 02, 2010, 10:28 ET Mentoring Critical to Academic, Social, and Personal Development of Area Youth, According to Findings from First Niagara Bank Survey

Significant improvements in academic grades and school attendance are among the many benefits of mentoring, according to a survey conducted last...


Aug 26, 2010, 13:40 ET First Niagara Kicks Off 2010 Mentoring Matters(SM) With $500,000 Funding Available in Upstate New York and First-Ever Student Mentoring Essay Contest

First Niagara Bank (Nasdaq: FNFG) launched its 2010 Mentoring Matters program today with $500,000 funding available in Upstate New York and by...


Jun 17, 2010, 17:55 ET 2010 Empire State Games Kicks-Off Traveling Torch Tour Exhibit at Flagship New Era Store in New York City

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May 24, 2010, 11:53 ET Local Businesses Join First Niagara in a Gold Medal Performance to Support the 2010 Empire State Summer Games

The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) for the 2010 Buffalo Empire State Games announced 17 Buffalo area companies to date have pledged close to...


Feb 25, 2010, 10:00 ET First Niagara Announces Formation of New Executive Committee Led by CEO John Koelmel and a National Search for a Newly Created President Position

First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: FNFG) announced the formation of a new Executive Committee of top officers, including the newly...


Jan 12, 2010, 11:22 ET First Niagara Financial Group to Announce 4th Quarter 2009 Results on January 21, 2010

First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: FNFG), today announced that it will release 2009 fourth quarter earnings before the market opens on...