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Saturday, November 17, 2012

Credit defaults

The following actions were filed by credit card companies, or their collection agencies, for alleged defaults on credit card/loan accounts.

Midland Funding, Mechanicsburg, filed two actions as follows: Marie Horowitz, 65 Church Rd., Jim Thorpe, seeking $2,048.14; and David Prekopa, 2 S. Chestnut St., Tresckow, seeking $8,658.77.

FIA Card Services, Newark, Del., filed against John Schaeffer, 748 Hudson St., Weatherly, seeking $40,875.09.

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

Kevin F. Hines to Brian Miller, 9 Broad St., P.O. Box 523, Beaver Meadows, property at 9 Broad St., $35,000.

East Penn Township

Norwood N. Frey to Andrew R. Stashefski, 1923 Municipal Road, Lehighton, property at 1923 Municipal Road, $165,000.

Franklin Township

Sheriff of Carbon County to Federal National Mortgage Association, Philadelphia, property at 251 Fairview St., $1.

Philip L. Myers to Philip L. Myers, 1120 Jefferson St., Lehighton, Lot 31, Teaberry Hill Estate, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Mortgage suit

Deutsch Bank National Trust Company, Jacksonvllle, Fla., filed suit against Richard J. Gallagher, rear 17 N. Logan St., McAdoo, alleging he has defaulted on his mortgage payments and is filing a lien against the property in the amount of $32,367.24 plus interest and costs and seeks foreclosure if payments are not made.

Lease breach

Leiby's Dairy Inc., of 116 Mountain Road, Tamaqua R.D., filed suit against Ibrahiim Demar, of 515 1/2 Center Street, Freeland, Luzerne County, alleging breach of a lease agreement and failure to pay for ice cream products.

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Revenue from deeds

Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 212 deeds, 270 mortgages and 530 other writs during the month of October.

As a result of those transactions, McCall turned over to the Carbon County General Fund the sum of $37,697.12. A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $29,952.50; data processing fees, $2,031.25; notaries, $40; commission on transfers and writs, $4,350.37; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $1,323.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

Neal DeAngelo III to Cheryl L. Messer, 63 (rear) Church St., Beaver Meadows, property at 63 (rear) Church St., $112,300.

Kidder Township

Federal National Mortgage Association to Clarence L. Engler, Langhorne, Pa., property at 14 Timberest Lane, Albrightsville, $69,825.

Parryville

James A. Christman to Cody Wescoe, 2321 Cherry Hill Road, Palmerton, property at 2321 Cherry Hill Road, $168,000.

Penn Forest Township

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Margaret M. Paperman, as executrix of the estates of Edward W. Paperman, late of Hometown, Rush Township, to Fatima 786, LLC, of 34 Mauch Chunk St., Tamaqua, property on west side of Mauch Chunk Street, Tamaqua, $90,000.

Elizabeth M. Ehrich, also known as Elizabeth M. Nefos, to Robert W. Coombe, property at 516 Arlington St., Tamaqua, $50,000.

Helen Mikulsky, as executrix of the estate of Gene R. Confer Jr., to Edward Michael Dougherty and Patricia A. Dougherty, property on west side of Market Street, Tamaqua, $1 (full consideration $24,000).

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Divorces granted

Charles Brinich,145 Valley Road, Tamaqua, was granted a divorce from Alberta Brinich, 224 E. Elm St., Tamaqua. They were married 2001 Common Law.

Judith A. Angelus,1853 Edgemont Drive, Allentown, was granted a divorce from Oliver J. Angelus, 323 Country Club Road, Lehighton. They were married April 7,1979.

School tax

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Credit defaults

The following actions were filed by credit card companies, or their collection agencies, for alleged defaults on credit card/loan accounts.

Portfolio Recovery Associates, of Norfolk, Va., filed three actions as follows: Amy J. Gellock, 96 Lehigh Ave., Palmerton, seeking $2,318.09; Sarah M. Zappola, 1011 Indian Mountain Lakes, Albrightsville, seeking $5,733.92; and Mary Bokeko, 420 School St., Jim Thorpe, seeking $6,790.19.

Discover Bank, New Castle, Del., filed against Brenda M. Green, 119 Hilltop Lane, Lehighton, seeking $10,835.22.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Drop charges

Criminal charges against Joseph R. Holland, 31, of Pottsville, were dismissed by President Judge William E. Baldwin on motion made by District Attorney Karen Byrnes Noon to nolle prosequi the charges after being informed the victim, Lindsey Ann Draine, Pottsville, elected to drop the charges.

Draine told prosecutors she is unable to recall the event of the evening which led to Holland being cited by Pottsville Patrolman Brian Kotzmoyer, and charged with simple assault and harassment.

Monday, November 5, 2012

Bench warrants

A Tamaqua man was denied his request to have his bail reduced but four other applicants were successful in having their bails modified after hearings in the Schuylkill County Court.

Friday, November 2, 2012

Credit defaults

The following actions were filed by credit card companies, or their collection agencies, for alleged defaults on credit card/loan accounts.

Asset Acceptance, of Warren, Mich., filed two actions as follows: Linda Agosti, 43 Dogwood Lane, Nesquehoning, seeking $15,803.58; and Donna L. Kester, 2846 S. Lehigh Gorge Drive, Weatherly, seeking $20,975.18.

Midland Funding, Scranton, filed against Jo Mclainwalter, 1404 SR903, Jim Thorpe, seeking $1,631.35.

Friday, November 2, 2012

Eagle Rock Resorts Company, Hazle Township, Luzerne County, to Nirbhava Jain and Mitali Jain, Bayonne, N.Y., Lot Number 198, WSS Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, East Union Township, $10 (full consideration $31,900).

Eagle Rock Resorts Company to Gilbert S. and Mary Jane Morales, Neptune, N.J., Lot 71, A Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, North Union Township, $10 (full consideration $26,900).

Eagle Rock Resorts Company to Mhedelle D. and arlene S. Mercurio, Nazareth, Lot 83, AW Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, North Union Township, $10 (full consideration $36,600).

Friday, November 2, 2012

Deeds recorded

Franklin Township

Glenn J. Hibbler Sr. to Timothy J. Solt, 225 Pine Cone Drive, Lehighton, property at 225 Pine Cone Drive, $275,000.

Rodney J. Miller to Rodney J. Miller, 4396 Katlyn Drive, Walnutport, property at 1978 Red Hill Road, $1.

Jim Thorpe

U.S. Bank, N.A., to Self Directed IRA Services, Inc., 225 High St., Jim Thorpe, property at 229 South St., $60,000.

Kidder Township

Joseph M. Finlayson to Martha L. Levine, Doylestown, property at 8 Mountain Ash Drive, Lake Harmony, $194,500.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Deeds recorded

Bowmanstown

DLJ Mortgage Capital, Inc., to Antoinette Strohl, 622 Franklin St., Bowmanstown, property at 622 Franklin St., $59,500.

Franklin Township

Kenneth C. Volkert to Travis Lindenmoyer, 230 Pine Top Drive, Lehighton, property at 230 Pine Top Drive, $200,000.

Kidder Township

Deutsche Bank National Trust Company to Joseph E. Brletich II, West Chester, property at A3 Route 903, Lake Harmony, $98,900.

Richard J. Lake to Pocono Realty Holdings, LLC, Fort Washington, Lot 14, Jonathan Point, Phase 1B, $204,787.28.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

David Lachette to Megan Diane Zanolini, 78 Church St., Beaver Meadows, property at 78 Church St., $61,500.

East Penn Township

Richard J. Barilla to Micah J. Hessinger, 85 William Penn Road, Lehighton, property at 85 William Penn Road, $225,000.

Chris C. Wehr to Judy L. Mantz, 240 Windy Lane, Andreas, Lot 3, Wehr Minor Subdivision, $1.

East Side Borough

Edward Radjavitch to Bonnie M. Torre, 4628 State St., White Haven, property at 4628 State St., $161,000.

Franklin Township

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees have been signed by the county court.

Lisa Bauder, 620 E. Front St., Lansford, from Richard Bauder Sr., 42 W. Patterson St., Lansford.

Frances D. Okeefe, 418 Washington St., Frackville, from John B. Okeefe, 41 Washington St., Frackville.

Suzanne L. Staloski, 42 White Oak Rd., Nesquehoning, from Edward M. Staloski, 165 Great Oaks Drive, Nesquehoning.

Thanh Kim Tran, 6702 Alfrred Drive, Bethlehem, from Tong Thanh Luong, same address.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Albert and Janet T. Lakitsky, Andreas, West Penn Township, to Joann Chuba, Forrest Hills, N.Y., property at 716 Mahantongo St., Pottsville, $1 (full consideration $56,500).

Curtis J. and Dorothy K. Bailey to Kevin A. and Karen E. Bailey, 33.890 acres on north side of Summer Valley Road (SR895), West Penn Township, $1 (transaction from parents to son and daughter-in-law).

Timothy T. Stauffer, Palmerton, to James R. and April J. Fisher, Pine Grove, tract containing 13 acres on Mountain Road in Pine Grove Township, $1 (full consideration $20,000).

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Divorces granted

Donna M. Lucas, 111 Schuylkill Mountain Road, North Manheim Township, was granted a divorce from Michael J. Lucas Sr., 70 Ridge Road, Barnesville. They were married Oct. 2, 1993.

Joseph R. Meiss, 111 E. Foothills Drive, Drums, Luzerne County, was granted a divorce from Angela J. Meiss, 9 South St., Tamaqua. They were married Sept. 2, 2000.

Kelly J. Feeko, 55 Brandon Road, Sheppton, was granted a divorce from John N. Feeko, Lumberton, N.C. They were married Sept. 18, 1987.

Monday, October 22, 2012

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

All State Asset Management, LLC, to Jose Luis Felipe, Hazleton, property at 54 Broad St., $10,000.

East Penn Township

George C. Schreiber to Charles M. Polete Jr., 154 Thomas Jefferson Road, Lehighton, property at 154 Thomas Jefferson Road, $150,000.

Franklin Township

Sheriff of Carbon County to ABFS MortgageLoan Trust 2000-4, West Palm Beach, Fla., property at 10 Fairyland Road, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Arthur W. Reese to Florence J. Strohl, 312 North Ave., Jim Thorpe, property at 312 North Ave., $32,000.

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Divorces started

Terrilynn Palumbo, 42 Leslie Lane, Jim Thorpe, filed against Garry E. Palumbo, 118 Coyote Drive, Jim Thorpe. They were married March 21, 1992.

Lorraine A. Padgett, 67 Fawn Rd., Jim Thorpe, filed against Richard M. Padgett, same address. They were married Sept. 10, 2003.

Shannon L. Knight, 15 E. Market St., Tresckow, filed against Charles W. Knight III, same address. They were married Oct. 14, 2000.

Brice G. Miller Jr., 85 Clearview Rd., Palmerton, filed against Michelle J. Miller, 221 Columbia Ave., Palmerton. They were married May 14, 1994.