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ENDICOTT, N.Y. - (05/26/04) Four area credit unions here will holda job fair for employees of a local bank who are losing their jobsin a merger. Horizons FCU, Sidney FCU, Visions FCU and GHS FCUsponsored the fair for employees of BSB Bancorp, which is shedding170 jobs over the next three months as it merges with PartnersTrust Financial Group of Utica, N.Y. "Is your bank being sold? Arejobs going out of town or is your position one of 100’s beingeliminated?" asks copy in a newspaper ad announcing the fair. "Yourlocal community credit unions would like to help." The job fair washeld at Visions FCU’s offices.

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