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Northfield Bancorp, Inc.
Northfield Bancorp, Inc. Announces Increases in Earnings, Loans and Deposits, Strong Capital Position, and Stable Level of Non-Performing Loans
AVENEL, N.J., July 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Northfield Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:NFBK), the holding company for Northfield Bank, reported net income of $3.6 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2008, and $9.1 million for the six months ended June 30, 2008, compared to $2.3 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2007, and $7.0 million for the six months ended June 30, 2007. Operating results for the six months ended June 30, 2008, included a $2.5 million, nontaxable, death benefit realized on bank owned life insurance in the first quarter. For the six months ended June 30, 2007, operating results included a pre-tax gain of $4.3 million ($2.4 million, net of tax) related to the sale of two underperforming branch locations and associated deposit relationships in the first quarter. Earnings per common share for the quarter and six months ended June 30, 2008, was $0.08 and $0.21, respectively. Excluding the realized gain on the death benefit from bank owned life insurance of $0.06 per share in the first quarter of 2008, earnings per share for the six months ended June 30, 2008 was $0.15 per common share.
Discover John's Messages to Us in His Gospel -- New Book is a Comprehensive Review of the Gospel of John
SODA SPRINGS, Idaho, July 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- John The Beloved knew the Savior during his entire life and during the Savior's short mission. He knew the Savior better than any other person and was compelled to write a history of the Savior that has no parallel. John wrote with purpose. He had messages to send to the Saints long after other writings had been completed. To find out why he wrote and the message he wanted us to put into our hearts, readers are encouraged to anticipate the release of John the Evangelist: A Message to the Saints, a compelling new book authored by Cres Smith.
The Choices You Make Will Determine Your Final Destination -- New Book Tells An Inspirational Tale That Will Change the Way You View Your Life
BRADENTON, Fla., July 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- "Why me?" We have all asked this question at some point in our lives especially when harsh reality hits us. The only difference is how we choose to respond to this terrible ordeal. Some of us spend a lifetime trying to find the answer to the question "why". Others just accept it as a part of life and move on, stronger after the storm has passed. Author Omar Vega shares an inspiring story of An Incarcerated Mind... Set Free. Read on and discover how each journey leads us to our final destination in life.