History/Timeline

JSSB Opens for Business

  • The Community's New Bank Announcement
    The Community's New Bank Announcement

    The announcement that JSSB would be opening its first location on Main Street in Jersey Shore, PA was first made in the Jersey Shore Herald on May 14, 1934.

  • The Original Lobby
    The Original Lobby

    The lobby of the Main Street branch in Jersey Shore, PA.

  • Paul Green, first JSSB President
    Paul Green, first JSSB President

    Paul Green served as JSSB's first President from 1934-1951.

  • Roscoe Wolf, second JSSB President
    Roscoe Wolf, second JSSB President

    Roscoe Wolf served as JSSB's second President from 1951-1973.

 
1934
- Jersey Shore State Bank opens its doors for the first time in history as a small community bank. It was initially owned by 400 Jersey Shore residents. The first President to serve at JSSB was Paul Green.

1951 - Roscoe Wolf is appointed the second President in JSSB history.

JSSB Opens Bridge Street Office

  • Ground Breaking Ceremony for Original JSSB Bank
    Ground Breaking Ceremony for Original JSSB Bank

    Former president, Roscoe Wolf, and other members of JSSB at the ground-breaking ceremony for the Bridge Street office in Jersey Shore, PA.

  • Theodore Reich, third JSSB President
    Theodore Reich, third JSSB President

    Theodore Reich served as JSSB's third President from 1973-2000.

 
1971
- Jersey Shore State Bank opens a second office in uptown Jersey Shore, PA on Bridge Street.

1973 - Theodore Reich takes over as the third President of JSSB.

JSSB Expands to Williamsport

  • Temporary Williamsport Location of JSSB
    Temporary Williamsport Location of JSSB

    A temporary location was established for Jersey Shore State Bank in Williamsport in January of 1982 as construction began on the permanent building on Market Street.

  • October 1986, JSSB Opened the Williamsport Branch
    October 1986, JSSB Opened the Williamsport Branch

    In October of 1986 the 300 Market Street location of JSSB was opened in Williamsport. Along with a new branch, all operations relocated from the Main Street office in Jersey Shore to the branch in Williamsport.

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1982 - Jersey Shore State Bank expands its region into Williamsport with a temporary branch location as construction on the permanent location begins.

1986 - The 300 Market Street branch of Jersey Shore State Bank officially opens in Williamsport.

JSSB Ventures to the "Wild West"

  • JSSB acquires Lock Haven Savings Bank
    JSSB acquires Lock Haven Savings Bank

    JSSB acquires Lock Haven Savings Bank in April of 1995, effectively expanding the operation west.

  • JSSB acquires First National Bank of Spring Mills
    JSSB acquires First National Bank of Spring Mills

    In January of 1999 JSSB once again spreads itself west by purchasing First National Bank of Spring Mills for $13.5 million.

 
1995
- Jersey Shore State Bank ventures west by acquiring Lock Haven Savings Bank.

1999 - Jersey Shore State Bank continues its move westward by purchasing First National Bank of Spring Mills.

JSSB Grows Through the New Millennium

  • Ronald Walko, fourth JSSB President
    Ronald Walko, fourth JSSB President

    Ronald Walko served as JSSB's fourth President from 2000-2010.

  • JSSB Purchased the The Comprehensive Financial Group
    JSSB Purchased the The Comprehensive Financial Group

    In October of 2000, JSSB purchased the M-Group d/b/a The Comprehensive Financial Group, effectively allowing the company to offer investment and insurance products to its customers.

  • Penns Woods Bancorp listed on NASDAQ
    Penns Woods Bancorp listed on NASDAQ

    On November 15, 2001, Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. was listed on the NASDAQ.

 
2000
- Ronald Walko becomes the fourth President of Jersey Shore State Bank. JSSB purchases the M-Group d/b/a The Comprehensive Financial Group, effectively giving the company the ability to offer investment and insurance products.

2001 - Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. is listed on NASDAQ for the first time. (PWOD)

JSSB Evolves

  • Richard Grafmyre
    Richard Grafmyre

    Richard Grafmyre serves as JSSB's fifth President starting in 2010.

  • Danville PA Office
    Danville PA Office

    In January 2012 JSSB expanded to Montour County by opening an office in Danville, PA.

  • JSSB Updated Logo
    JSSB Updated Logo

    JSSB gets a "new look" by updating its logo - going from the boxed pine tree to the current rolling waves logo.

  • Penns Woods Bancorp acquires Luzerne Bank
    Penns Woods Bancorp acquires Luzerne Bank

    In June 2013 NASDAQ officially announced the acquisition of Luzerne Bank by Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc.

  • Penns Woods Bancorp rings bell at NASDAQ
    Penns Woods Bancorp rings bell at NASDAQ

    In December 2013 Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. was invited to ring the NASDAQ bell in New York City.

  • Loyalsock Township Office
    Loyalsock Township Office

    In August 2014 JSSB opened a brand new office in Loyalsock Township. Along with the banking center in the first floor, the JSSB Mortgage Services team moved into the second and third floors of the building.

  • Lewisburg, PA Office
    Lewisburg, PA Office

    In November 2015 JSSB opened for business in Lewisburg, PA. Along with a banking center in the first floor, the second floor offices features members of the JSSB Mortgage Services and Financial Services teams.

 
2010
- Richard Grafmyre is appointed as the fifth President of Jersey Shore State Bank.

2012 - Jersey Shore State Bank expands its reach into Montour County with a banking center in Danville, PA. JSSB also received a "new look" with its current rolling waves logo.

2013 - Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. completes its purchase of Luzerne Bank in June and is invited to ring the NASDAQ bell in December.

2014 - Jersey Shore State Bank opens a location in Loyalsock Township complete with a banking center and the JSSB Mortgage Services team.

2015 - Jersey Shore State Bank continues to expand throughout the Central Pennsylvania area by opening a location in Lewisburg, PA.