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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.

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Foreclosure

Aurora Bank, FSB, Scottsbluff, Neb., filed suit against Veronica Medserol alleging she has defaulted mortgage payments on her property at 19 Oak St., Tamaqua.

Warrant hearings

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

Mount Pocono Enterprises, LLC, to Joleen Ryman Stokes, Grand Junction, Colo., property at 58 Broad St., $26,000.

East Penn Township

Crystal A. Lorrah to Myrtle E.K. Weaver, 254 Honeysuckle Lane, Lehighton, property at 254 Honeysuckle Lane, $1.

Franklin Township

Steven J. Tripp to Keith Hines, 341 Held St., Lehighton, property at 341 Held St., $105,000.

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Keith R. Pavlack, 1415 Blakeslee Blvd. Drive East, Lehighton, property at 140 Main Road, $15,000.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

File for divorce

Robert G. Riegel, 34 Chestnut St., Cressona, filed for divorce from Karen I. Riegel, 143 Pine Valley Road, New Ringgold. They were married June 30, 1990.

Mary Ann Weiksner filed suit for divorce from Daniel J. Weiksner, both of 545 McIntosh Lane, Andreas, West Penn Township. They were married May 8, 1993.

Holly Keff filed suit for divorce from Joshua Keff, both of 90 S. Catawissa St., Mahanoy City. The were married May 8, 1993.

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Property transfers recorded at the Schuylkill County Courthouse were as follows:

Thomas and Marianne Williams to Robert E. Langley, III. tract containing 4.7 acres on south side of Legislative Route 443 running from Tamaqua to Lehighton in West Penn Township, $1 (full consideration $145,500).

Estate of Leroy Heisler to Richard A. and Renee M. Baddich, tract containing two acres on the south side of Sharp Mountain in Walker Township, bordering land of Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company, $16,000.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Seeks back taxes

Tamaqua Area School District filed suit against two properties owners alleging they owe back school taxes on their properties.

Action was started against Grace Osenbach seeking $1,753.01 owed on the property at 3352 Summer Valley Road, New Ringgold; and a suit against Devine Properties, LLC, of 116 North 38th Street, Allentown, seeking back taxes of $692.39 on a property at 7 Cherry Street, Tamaqua.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Deeds recorded

Franklin Township

Edward S. Rodenbach to Fabio J. Urbina, Whitehall, property at 27 Sunset Drive, $76,000.

Victoria A. Edgar to Gregory M. Lopatovsky, P.O. Box 378, Brodheadsville, parcel No. 70F-11-116, $160,000.

Jim Thorpe

Jeffrey L. James to Andrew Robert Sutphin, 11 W. Chipmunk Trail, Jim Thorpe, property at 11 W. Chipmunk Trail, $230,000.

Megan E. Owens to Annette G. Sanders, Harrisburg, property at 224 North Ave., $60,000.

Kidder Township

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Deeds recorded

East Side Borough

Mary C. Weaver to Vernon C. Gold II, 1469 River St., White Haven, property at 1469 River St., $55,000.

Franklin Township

Edward S. Rodenbach to Fabio J. Urbina, Whitehall, property at 27 Sunset Drive, $76,000.

Mary Beth Beal to Zachary D. Hunter, 100 Evergreen Road, Lehighton, property at 100 Evergreen Road, $169,000.

Jim Thorpe

Lori Labyack to Steven T. Bynon, 710 Lehigh St., Jim Thorpe, property at 710 Lehigh St., $1.

Kidder Township

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Dismiss charges

District Attorney Karen Byrnes Noon filed motions to court to dismiss charges against two defendants because the victims no longer wished to prosecute and President Judge William E. Baldwin granted the motions.

Charges were dismissed against John Parry, 19, Pottsville, of simple assault and harassment in a domestic dispute with his live-in girlfriend, Cathy Callis, and his mother, Sara Parker. Both notified the DA they did not wish prosecute because the defendant is now receiving medication and will be attending anger management classes.

Monday, October 8, 2012

Deeds recorded

Franklin Township

Albert W. Smith Jr. to Sandra L. Eremus, 729 Indian Hill Road, Lehighton, property at 729 Indian Hill Road, $1.

Albert W. Smith Jr. to Edward A. Smith, San Diego, Calif., property at 729 Indian Hill Road, $1.

Albert W. Smith Jr. to Sharon L. Mathias, Germantown, Md., property at 729 Indian Hill Road, $1.

Albert W. Smith Jr. to Kathy A. Smith, P.O. Box 165, Ashfield, property at 729 Indian Hill Road, $1.

Albert W. Smith Jr. to Nancy A. Smith, 729 Indian Hill Road, Lehighton, property at 729 Indian Hill Road, $1.

Saturday, October 6, 2012

The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company to James R. Coulson, property at 225 Green St., Brockton, Schuylkill Township, $17,000.

Homer K. Lechleitner, West Penn Township, to Christopher W. Orlick, Walker Township, tract containing 1.30 acres on the east side of Archery Club Road, West Penn Township, $1 (full consideration $137,500).

Eagle Rock Resorts Company, Hazle Township, Luzerne County, to Thelma B. Capila and Robert Capila, Warminster, Lot 265, WS Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, East Union Township, $10, (full consideration $19,900).

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Prothonotary's report

A total of 331 cases were started in September in the office of Carbon County Prothonotary Joann M. Behrens, according to a monthly statistical report released by the officeholder. A breakdown of the cases is as follows:

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Credit defaults

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

Discover Bank, New Castle, Del., filed against Robert F. Snyder, 755 Coal St., Lehighton, seeking $11,934.71.

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Divorces granted

Maria L. Campomizzi was granted a divorce from Steven J. Campomizzi, both of 83 Ryan Avenue, Tamaqua. They were married April 18, 1998.

David J. Bernitsky Jr., 17 Billies Hill Road, New Philadelphia, was granted a divorce from Heather M. Bernitsky, 13 Pine St., New Philadelphia. They were married April 12, 2004.

Walter A. Carey, Orwigsburg, was granted a divorce from Harriet M. Carey, Schuylkill Haven. They were married Dec. 31, 2003.

Monday, October 1, 2012

File for divorce

Terry L. Bachert filed suit for divorce from Brenda Bachert, both of 515 Arlington St., Tamaqua. They were married Sept. 4, 2003.

Sincere Watkins, 334 Pine St., Mahanoy City, filed suit against Pamela Opolsky, 511 W. Center St., Mahanoy City., They were married Dec. 26, 2006.

Brian Vick, 34 W. Center St., Mahanoy City, filed suit against Jennifer Vick, 506 E. Mahanoy St., Mahanoy City. They were married May 2, 1998.

Divorces granted