Onbancorp, a fast-growing savings bank in Syracuse, N.Y., said Tuesday that it has agreed to buy a profitable thirft in northeastern Pennsylvania for $136 million in stock.

The acquisition of Franklin First Financial Corp., which has $1.1 billion in assets, will boost Onbancorp to $4.7 billion, including other pending deals. Onbancorp will gain a major presence in the Wilkes-Barre area, about 120 miles south of Syracuse. Franklin has 19 branches with $795 million in deposits.

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