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Still No Arrests In Branch Killing

WEBSTER, N.Y.-Despite having received more than 500 leads in the shooting at Xerox CU two months ago, there have been no arrests in the case, according to local law enforcement. Police have released several pictures of the suspect captured on surveillance cameras, and six investigators are still assigned to the case.

One member of the credit union was killed during the robbery at the facility, which is located at a Xerox plant.

ESL Surpasses 250K Members

ROCHESTER, N.Y.-The $2.6-billion ESL Federal Credit Union reports it has now surpassed the quarter-million-member milestone, and now serves some 255,000 people.

The credit union was founded in 1920 as Eastman Savings & Loan Association by George Eastman, founder of Eastman Kodak Co. to provide his employees with an institution that served their financial needs and offered mortgages, checking and savings accounts.

It was the largest institution in history to convert to a credit union charter. ESL's latest initiative includes unveiling new freestanding ATMs throughout Monroe County, with some 20 machines planned for deployment.

Greenspan To Speak At GAC

WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan has agreed to speak to CUNA's 2004 Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) in February. The Fed chairman last week accepted CUNA's invitation to speak at the GAC, which takes place Feb. 22-25 at the Hilton Washington Hotel.

PA CU Gets Community Charter

MILTON, Penn.-Local #38 & Associates Credit Union said it has become the first state-chartered CU since this state passed a State Credit Union Parity bill to be granted a community charter. The new charter permits the credit union to serve anyone in Union and Norhumberland counties.

$3M Christmas At Dupaco

DUBUQUE, Iowa-Dupaco Community Credit Union said it has paid out more than $3 million in Christmas Club deposits to more than 3,400 Christmas Club members.The payments were made Oct. 31.

"As we approach the holiday season, we want local retailers to be aware that this large sum of money, which has been saved mainly for the purpose of holiday gift-giving, is being made available," said CEO Bob Hoefer.

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