First United National Bank History
First United National Bank was organized as First National Bank of Fryburg on August 2, 1909. The following are important dates in our history:
|First official bank building was constructed in the village of Fryburg.
|New bank building was constructed at the intersection of Routes 208 & 157.
|Addition made to the bank building doubling its size.
|Changed the bank name to First United National Bank. Purchased the First National Bank of PA branch office at 201 Seneca St., Oil City, PA.
|Purchased the First Federal Savings & Loan Association of Kane branch office at 236 Broad St., New Bethlehem, PA. Constructed a new branch office and moved from 201 Seneca St. to 1 Central Avenue, Oil City, PA.
|Addition made to the Oil City branch office.
|Moved the New Bethlehem branch office to 706 Broad St. on April 15th.
|July 19th, a flood in New Bethlehem destroyed most of the branch office and its contents. Operated from the fire hall for three weeks until the office was remodeled. Purchased the Mellon Bank Branch at 1153 Liberty St., Franklin, PA. Opened for Business on September 23, 1996.
|Constructed a new branch at 400 Liberty St., Clarion, PA. Opening date was February 17, 1998.
|Constructed Internet web site. Published in October.
|Introduced Telephone Banking in May. Constructed a new branch, moving from 706 Broad St. to 224 Wood St., New Bethlehem, PA. Opening date in new location was May 27, 2003.
|Purchased property adjacent to the Oil City office and converted it to a parking lot.
|Introduced Internet Banking/Bill Pay Services in March. Opened a free-standing, drive-up ATM at the Oil City office in the new parking lot in March.
|Constructed a new branch office at 112 Hoss Dr., Cranberry, PA. Opening date was January 16, 2007.
|On May 12, purchased property located at 7 E Front St in Oil City to expand parking for the Oil City Office.
|Construction completed in February on Administrative Office suite at Fryburg main branch.
Oil City Branch
My wife and I began our banking relationship with First United National Bank with personal accounts in 2010 and were always pleased with the products and service. Bob led us on the path to purchase our house and vehicles for personal and business use. Most recently Bob helped with establishing a bank account for my daughter. The Oil City team is always prompt, accurate and professional with our family’s banking needs.
I have been with the First United National Bank since my husband Rich and I were first married in 1981. We first dealt with Mr. Gene Schmader at the Fryburg location. We were very happy when they extended their branch to Cranberry. Going there is like going to a reunion, everyone is so personable, and friendly. I will never go anywhere else!
New Bethlehem Branch
Way back in 1996 as I was looking to start my own franchise, FUN Bank was the only bank that was willing to take a chance on me. Twenty four successful years and a total of 11 franchise locations later, I could not have asked for a better partner in my business. Happily semi-retired while still using FUN Bank to help fund our new vacation home rental business.