NU Online News Service, Aug. 18, 2003, 4:43 p.m. EDT – Oneida Financial Corp., Oneida, N.Y., says it has agreed to acquire the MacDonald/Yando Agency Inc., an insurance agency with offices in Verona, N.Y., and New Hartford, N.Y.

Oneida hopes to complete the deal by the end of the year.

The price of the deal was not announced.

Oneida Financial, the parent company of the Oneida Savings Bank, also owns Bailey Haskell & LaLonde Agency.