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Bell Microproducts Inc.
Bell Microproducts Announces Change in Auditors
SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 6, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bell Microproducts Inc. (Pink Sheets:BELM), one of the world's largest value-added distributors of storage and computing technology, today announced that its Audit Committee has approved Deloitte & Touche LLP to serve as its independent registered public accounting firm. Deloitte & Touche replaces the Company's previous accountants, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Last week, the Company completed its previously-announced financial restatement and filed its 2006 Annual Report on Form 10-K.
Dime Community Bancshares, Inc.
Dime Community Bancshares to Release Earnings On January 23, 2009
BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 6, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:DCOM) (the "Company"), the parent company of The Dime Savings Bank of Williamsburgh ("Dime"), today announced that the Company expects to release its earnings for the quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2008 prior to the opening of the U.S. equity markets on Friday, January 23, 2009.
Center Bancorp, Inc.
Center Bancorp, Inc. Establishes Additional Fourth Quarter Provision
UNION, N.J., Jan. 6, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Center Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:CNBC), the parent company for Union Center National Bank ("UCNB"), today announced that for the fourth quarter of 2008, it intends to establish an additional loan loss provision of $100,000 and charge-off approximately $250,000 in connection with an outstanding commercial real estate project that it has recently taken into Other Real Estate Owned (OREO).
Level Vision Electronics
Midland Baring Changing Its Name to Level Vision
MONTREAL, Jan. 6, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Midland Baring Financial Group (Pink Sheets:MDBF) (Frankfurt:M4U) announced today that it has received clearance from the NASDAQ to effect its name change to Level Vision Electronics as well as the reverse stock split of 1 for 6.
PMFG, Inc. Announces Three Contract Awards
DALLAS, Jan. 6, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PMFG, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq:PMFG), parent of Peerless Mfg. Co., today announced that it has been awarded two Environmental Systems contracts with a combined value of $4,200,000 and has also been awarded one contract for heat exchangers valued at $3,100,000.
Finkelstein Thompson LLP
Finkelstein Thompson LLP Announces Investigation of American Land Lease, Inc.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Finkelstein Thompson LLP is currently investigating possible shareholder claims arising from potential breaches of fiduciary duty by certain executives and directors of American Land Lease, Inc. ("ANL") (NYSE:ANL) in connection with Green Courte Partners' proposed acquisition of all outstanding shares of ANL's common stock at a price of $14.20 per share in cash.