A budding Ohio bank is making its 10th acquisition in as many years with a plan to buy three branches from a neighboring bank.

The Citizens Banking Co., Salineville, Ohio, has agreed to buy the Belmont County offices of Metropolitan Savings Bank of Ohio, the Youngstown-based affiliate of F.N.B. Corp., Hermitage, Pa. Metropolitan officials said the Belmont branches were two hours from its headquarters and the bank hadn't succeeded in filling the gap between the two areas.

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