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Thursday, October 3, 2013

Revenue from deeds

Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 214 deeds, 224 mortgages and 407 other writs during the month of September.

As a result of those transactions, McCall turned over to the Carbon County General Fund the sum of $30,578.29. A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $24,677; data processing fees, $1,777.01; notaries, $50; commission on transfers and writs, $2,960.68; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $1,113.60.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Deeds recorded

Franklin Township

Julia K. Ruby to Armell L. McFarland, 855 Walnut St., Lehighton, property at 855 Walnut St., $145,000.

Thomas L. Heffelfinger Sr. to Scott A. Borger, 1426 Main Road, Lehighton, property at 1426 Main Road, $151,900.

Jim Thorpe

Beverly J. Delay to Melanie Vanderbeck, 1009 North St., Jim Thorpe, property at 1009 North St., $1.

William R. Reabold III to Insurance Evidence Services, LLC, 17 Sweet Briar Circle, Jim Thorpe, property at 548 Silk St., $79,000.

Kidder Township

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees have been signed by county judges.

Barry D. Hahn, 9 St. Peter's Rd., Tamaqua R.D., from Shirley Jo Hahn 9185 Interchange Rd., Lehighton.

Matthew Souders, 10 W. High St., Coaldale, from Heather Souders, 409 Lansford Court, Lansford.

Wallace E. Baird Jr., 20 Cardinal Lane, Jim Thorpe, from Melissa Baird, Box 3312, Stroudsburg.

Rachel Moffat, 997 Mauch Chunk Rd., Palmerton, from Adam Moffat, 694 Mauch Chunk Rd., Palmerton.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

File for divorce

Kelly Fallon, 139 E. Earley Avenue, Coaldale, started a divorce action against Daniel Fallon, 213 W. Ridge St., Lansford. They were married June 28, 2007.

Melissa Marie Boyer filed for divorce from Robert Allen Boyer, both of 26 Maple Lane, New Ringgold. They were married Feb. 19, 2011.

Divorces granted

Christine L. Evans, Auburn, was granted a divorce from John H. Evans, Pottsville. They were married Oct. 6, 1996.

Daniel Bradley was granted a divorce from Ivana Shandor Bradley, both of Pottsville. They were married Nov. 6, 2004.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

DGS Enterprises, LTD, to Charles Laputka, Allentown, 19.738 acres of undeveloped land along Hoffman Road, $27,548.

Franklin Township

Stephen D. Ebbert to C & D Trout Ponds, Inc., 1868 Long Run Road, Lehighton, property at 1870 Long Run Road, $195,000.

Jim Thorpe

Thomas Peto Sr. to Thomas Peto Sr., Langhorne, property at 95 Center Ave., $1.

Kidder Township

Joan P. Freeza to Holiday Pocono Civic Association, P.O. Box 57, Albrightsville, Lot 41, Block V, Section Hemlock Forest, Holiday Poconos, $4,171.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Deeds recorded

Bowmanstown

Sheriff of Carbon County to Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, West Palm Beach, Fla., property at 427 Forge St., $1.

East Penn Township

Gerard J. Booths Jr. to Gerard J. Booths Jr., 2286 Municipal Road, Lehighton, property at 2286 Municipal Road, $1.

Franklin Township

Dolores C. Wilson to Dolores K. Wilson Revocable Living Trust, 144 Reber St., Lehighton, property at 144 Reber St., $1.

Jaevka Investments, LLC, to Graham Taylor, 475 Rock St., Lehighton, property at 475 Rock St., $220,000.

Jim Thorpe

Monday, September 23, 2013

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Mary Ann Wandishin to Mary Ann Wandishin, 54 E. Maple St., Tresckow, property at 52 E. Maple St., $1.

East Penn Township

Sheriff of Carbon County to New Tripoli Bank, Orefield, property at 319 Pinewood Road, $1.

Brent L. Semmel to Lee Anne Leming, Berwick, five parcels, three properties at 1146 W. Lizard Creek Road and parcels No. 72-9-A6 and 72-7-B8, $1 each.

Franklin Township

Joel P. Rutter to Joel P. Rutter, 273 Skyline Drive, Lehighton, property at 273 Skyline Drive, $1.

Monday, September 23, 2013

Eagle Rock Resorts Company, Hazle Township, Luzenre County, recorded 26 lots sold in its Eagle Rock Resorts land subdivision in East Unon Township. The buyers were:

Ferdinand Emanuel D. Umali and Krislyn Ann L. Songco, both of Elwood Park, N.J., Lot 146, WSS5 Subdivision. $27,900.

Gregory Vincent Ang Yap, Plainsboro, N.J., Lot 170, WSS Subdivision, $27,900.

Vinenmder Sodagun and Lakshmic L.Sodagum, Budd Lake, N.J., Lot 44, WSS6 Subdivision, $28,900.

Surage Rashika Perera, Bellrose, N.Y., Lot 401, ER Subdivision, $34,900.

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Nancy J. Kusko, Rush Township, to Robert C. and Andrea R. Dunn, two parcels on south side of highway running between Tamaqua and Mahanoy City in Rush Township, and lot on north side of SR54 in Hometown, Rush Township, $1 (full consideration $70,000).

Linda Lee Whitehead, York, as executrix of the estate of Lois S. Evans, late of Tamaqua, to herself the property at 622-624 E. Broad St., Tamaqua, $1 (transaction according to will).

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Revenue from deeds

Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 192 deeds, 253 mortgages and 505 other writs during the month of August.

As a result of those transactions, McCall turned over to the Carbon County General Fund the sum of $33,941.43. A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $28,145.50; data processing fees, $2,217.04; notaries, $20; commission on transfers and writs, $2,352.59; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $1,206.30.

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Property transfers

Richard J. and Angela M. Hunsinger, Kline Township, to James B. and Kristin R. Kunkel, McAdoo, property on north side of James Street, Kelayres, KlineTownship, $68,000.

C&C Property Group, LLC, to Mark A. Nenstsel and Jill M. Herring, both of Weston, property at 25 Fifth St., Kelayres, Kline Township, $110,000.

Michelle Kondash and David J. Kondash to Christopher Boyd, Orefield, and Kelly Ann Debalko, property on east side of S. Cleveland St., approximately 170 feet south of Blaine St., McAdoo, $45,000.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees were signed by county judges.

Cynthia Pena, 4416 Aberdale Rd., Philadelphia, from Daniel E. Campos, same address.

Angena Desiree Noble, 13 N. 54th St., Philadelphia, from Horace Noble, 5044 Summer St., Philadelphia.

Melisa Ellis, 1775 W. Tremont St., Allentown, from Thomas J. Ellis Jr., 342 Fawn Circle, Jim Thorpe.

Joseph Strickland, 708 Sunny Rest Drive, Palmerton, from Mary E. Strickland, 997 Pennsylvania Ave., Croydon.

Byron Adamson, 140 Penn Drive, Lehighton, from Sandy Adamson, same address.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Deeds recorded

Penn Forest Township

Michael N. Acanfora Jr. to Carl J. DiPasquale, 75 Mountain Court, Lehighton, property at 75 Mountain Court, $182,000.

Bella Kotow to Bella Kotowa, Brooklyn, N.Y., property at 584 Ginsburg Lake, Albrightsville, $1.

LTS Homes, LLC, to Kenneth Adriance, Hzlet, N.J., property at 45 Whitman Lane, Albrightsville, $269,900.

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Alan Hulsman, Saylorsburg, property at 25 Seneca Road, Albrightsville, $14,9900.

Saturday, September 7, 2013

Deeds recorded

Kidder Township

Christine A. Gilliar to James R. Evans, P.O. Box 1506, Albrightsville, property at B801 Tanglewood Drive, Albrightsville, $1.

Michael J. Olshavsky to Harold J. Einsig, Reading, property at 119 Warbler Court, Lake Harmony, $170,000.

Jacqueline J. Skrapits to James W. Follweiler, Bethlehem, property at 216 LaBarre Drive, Lake Harmony, $1.

Penn Forest Township

Carmel M. Sorrento to Dawn M. Sorrento, Brooklyn, N.Y., lots 354, 355 and 356, Marty Axman in the Poconos, $4,559.

Thursday, September 5, 2013

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, Norfolk, Va., filed four actions as follows: Dawn Vanhorn, 197 Chippewa Trail, Albrightsville, seeking $1,264.85; Lisa Anthony, 897 Edgemont Ave., Palmerton, seeking $924.42; Camille Osborne, 45 Tamarack Terrace, Albrightsville, seeking $2,132.04; and Stephen Henkels, 251 Mountain Rd., Albrightsville, seeking $2,542.43.

Saturday, August 31, 2013

Deeds recorded

Franklin Township

Larry A. Ahner to Adam M. Pretko, 1420 Long Run Road, Lehighton, property at 1420 Long Run Road, $107,812.50.

Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe National Bank to David W. Yamrich, Cape May Courthouse, N.J., property at 604 South Ave., $105,000.

Richard J. Rowe to Richard J. Rowe, 817 Center Ave., Jim Thorpe, property at 817 Center Ave., $1.

Margaret McClafferty to Margaret McClafferty, 99 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe, property at 99 W. Broadway, $1.

Lansford

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Eric K. Dowdle to Henry J. Tomasko Jr., Newport, R.I., Lot 3, Mountain Road, Andreas, $90,000.

Franklin Township

Susan L. Greenfield to Mark E. Martin, 705 Mill Run Drive, Lehighton, property at 705 Mill Run Drive, $225,000.

Jim Thorpe

Joan F. Lesisko to Cynthia Henning, 201 Center Ave., Jim Thorpe, Lot 2, Gerald and Karen Strubinger Minor Subdivision, $1.

William Maehrer to Cheryl Ann Cinicola Heydt, 331 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe, property at 331 W. Broadway, $13,000.

Kidder Township

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Divorces granted

Maria Angelica Bravo, 318 Lafayette St., Tamaqua, was granted a divorce from Michael A. Bravo, 234 Mauch Chunk St., Tamaqua. They were married Jan. 6, 1995.

Darin A. Ruch was granted a divorce from Jennifer L. Ruch, both of 283 Owl Creek Road, Tamaqua. They were married April 12, 1997.

Lisa Ann Evans. Nanticoke, was granted a divorce from Shane Evans, 243 W. Broad St., Tamaqua. They were married April 2, 2012.

Jennifer Kruss, Palo Alto, was granted a divorce from John Kruss, Marlin, Norwegian Township. They were married Sept. 8, 2001.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Robert J. Sell, Tamaqua, to Michael J. and Tracey J. Chickilly, West Penn Township, property on the east side of Lehigh Street, Tamaqua, $1 (full consideration $63,500).

Andrew S. and Annette Yankus, Mahanoy City, to Locust Valley Partners, LLC, Barnesville, property on East Centre Street, Mahanoy City, $45,000.

Theodore R. Antonelli, Newark, Del., to Gina R. Evangelista, 109 W. Pine St., Sheppton, East Union Township, parcel containing 0.3824 of an acre at the intersection of the right of way of Lorah Streets and south right-of-way of Market Street in Sheppton, $1.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Eagle Rock Resorts Company, Hazle Township, Luzerne County, recorded in the Schuylkill County Courthouse recent sales of 18 lots in its two subdivisions located in East Union Township. The buyers were as follows:

William E. and Jill Suzane Young, of Gap, Pa., Lot Number 206, HF3 Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, East Union Townshiip, $10 (full consideration $32,900).

Bernadette Joy L. Ngo and Jose Sy Lao, of Woodside, N.Y., Lot 463, HF3 Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, East Union Township, $10 (full consideration $37,900).