The Board of Directors of the Dime Bank of Lansford today announced the signing of an agreement with the Pennsylvania National Bank and Trust Company of Pottsville for the purpose of merging the two banks. The Dime Bank will become the Lansford office of the Pottsville Bank. This will be the first officials entry into Carbon County of Pennsylvania National Bank. Under the merger, present directors of the Dime Bank will serve as associate directors of Pennsylvania National.