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OptimumBank Holdings, Inc.
OptimumBank Holdings Announces First Quarter Earnings
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 20, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OptimumBank Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:OPHC), holding company for OptimumBank, reported net income of $58,292 or $.02 per basic and diluted share for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009 compared to net income of $429,028 or $.14 per basic and diluted share for the prior year quarter ended March 31, 2008. Chairman of the Board, Albert Finch, said, "We are pleased that earnings remained in positive territory this quarter after adding $300,000 in loan loss reserves due to the continued decline in the national and local economic environments."
Northeast Bancorp Announces Year to Date Earnings and Declares Dividend
LEWISTON, Maine, April 20, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northeast Bancorp (Nasdaq:NBN), the parent company of Northeast Bank (www.northeastbank.com), reported net income for the quarter ended March 31, 2009 of $387,370, or $.14 per diluted share, an increase of $93,795, or 32%, over the linked quarter ended December 31, 2008 and a decrease of $284,799, or 42%, over the quarter ended March 31, 2008.
Napoli Bern Ripka Shkolnik, LLP
Napoli Bern Ripka & Associates, LLP Announces Lawsuits Continue to be Filed in the Wake of Bayer Pulling Trasylol From the Market
NEW YORK, April 20, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In the wake of Bayer's announcement that it had pulled its controversial heart surgery drug Trasylol from the market in November 2007 after a Canadian study suggested that its use increased surgical complications and death rates, nationally known plaintiffs' advocates Napoli Bern Ripka & Associates, LLP by Marc Jay Bern, a Senior Partner at the firm, who oversees the firm's Trasylol litigation, have filed another lawsuit seeking damages on behalf of a heart surgery patient who after being administered Trasylol (Aprotonin), experienced renal failure requiring ongoing medical treatment.
Discovering God -- New Book is an Official Entry At This Year's Book Expo America
WASHAGO, Ontario, April 20, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Widening knowledge about the Gospels is possible when you realize the Word of God, understand all of His teachings, and live by them. Explore the all encompassing love author Harry Holloway felt emanating within as he learned to Love God With All Your Strength And Your Neighbor As Yourself.