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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Divorces started

Regina Ludwick, 218 Carbon St., Lehighton, filed against Robert C. Ludwick, 70 Autumn Lane, Jim Thorpe. They were married April 27, 2007.

Jesse R. Pfeifer, 29 West Drive, Jim Thorpe, filed against Kathleen Pfeifer, 4 Ridge Vista Drive, Pine Grove. They were married Nov. 27, 1993.

Tara Marie Depuy, 114 S. Eighth St., Lehighton, filed against Dale Allen Depuy, 186 S. First St., Apt. 6, Lehighton. They were married June 11, 2011.

Credit defaults

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Barbara Eckhart to Barbara Eckhart, 142 W. Bowmans Road, Lehighton, property at 142 W. Bowmans Road, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Charles J. Bott Sr. to Sargent Holdings, LLC, P.O. Box 29, Jim Thorpe, property at 616 North St., $310,000.

Barbara Young to Paul Young, Hazleton, property at 422 South Ave., $10,000.

Kidder Township

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Shelly J. Schleicher to Brittani K. Schleicher, 182 Williams Lane, Lehighton, property at 459 Schleicher Lane, $240,000.

Shelly J. Schleicher to Duane A. Schleicher, 182 Williams Lane, Lehighton, property at 369 Schleicher Lane, $70,000.

Franklin Township

Federal National Mortgage Association to Eugene M. Hettler, 241 Fairview St., Lehighton, property at 251 Fairview St., $47,500.

Ella L. Cox to Ronald L. Dyer, 110 E. Third St., Lehighton, property at 110 E. Third St., $99,999.

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Deeds recorded

Coaldale: Theresa M. Powers to William P. Cashmere: 268 E. Ridge St. for $30,000.

James M. Hydro to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp.: 261 Fifth St. for $1.

Tamaqua: Barry R. and Charise F. Matalavage to Barry R. Matalavage: 435 E. Elm St. for $1.

Barry R. and Charise F. Matalavage to Barry R. Matalavage: 223 Market St. for $1.

Rush Township: KML Law Group to U.S. Housing and Urban Development: 420 Ben Titus Road for $1.

Joshua T. Black and Stephanie L. Black to Stephanie L. Black: 38 Dogwood Lane for $1.

Friday, February 21, 2014

Mortgageforeclosures

The following actions were filed as mortgage foreclosures for alleged defaults on loans.

Nationstar Mortgage, c/o 350 Highland Drive, Lewisville, Tex., filed against Ronald J. Watkins, 3429 SR309, Orefield, over property at 4100 Fireline Rd., Palmerton. Sought is $154,176.63 and continuing interest.

Wells Fargo Bank, c/o 350 Highland Drive, Lewisville, Tex., filed against William Lounsbury and Kelly Smith, aka, Kelly Lounsburg, 13 Junco Lane, Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $95,623.43 and continuing interest.

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Mary Ann Wandishin to Mary Ann Wandishin, 54 E. Maple St., P.O. Box 58, Tresckow, property at 54 E. Maple St., $1.

East Side Borough

Joan M. Kolasensky to Darshan K. Grewal, Mahwah, N.J., property at 1940 State Rt. 534, $135,000.

Franklin Township

Luther R.T. Koch to Matthew R. May, 2410 Long Run Road, Lehighton, property at 2410 Long Run Road, $168,000.

Jim Thorpe

Lisa M. Reinhart to William E. Moyer, 41 Leisure Lane, Jim Thorpe, Lot 8, Leisureland, $1.

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Revenue from deeds

Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 171 deeds, 166 mortgages and 318 other writs during the month of January.

As a result of those transactions, McCall turned over to the Carbon County General Fund the sum of $24,212.42. A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $19,622.50; data processing fees, $1,741.75; notaries, $30; commission on transfers and writs, $1,977.57; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $840.60.

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Mortgageforeclosures

The following actions were filed as mortgage foreclosures for alleged defaults on loans.

Wells Fargo Bank, c/o 3476 Stateview Blvd., Fort Mill, S.C., filed against Kevin M. Snyder, 320 Panorama Circle, Kunkletown, Towamensing Township, over property at that address. Sought is $190,802.28 and continuing interest.

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Mortgage foreclosures

The following actions were filed as mortgage foreclosures for alleged defaults on loans.

Wells Fargo Bank, c/o 3476 Stateview Blvd., Fort Mill, S.C., filed against Michelle M. Miller, 622 E. Second St., Weatherly, over property at that address. Sought is $146,865.80 and continuing interest.

Bank of America, c/o 7105 Corporate Drive, Plano, Tex., filed against Jody L. Parker, aka, Jody L. Miller, 146 Lauderburn Ave., Weatherly, over property at that address. Sought is $71,659.71 and continuing interest.

Friday, February 7, 2014

Prothonotary's report

A total of 262 cases were started in December 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:

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees were signed by county judges.

Trisha A. Joy, 261 Kickapoo Drive, Hazleton, from Damian Joy, 7 La Mesa Drive, Hazleton.

Cristen M. Post, 15 Martha Lane, Jim Thorpe, from Kevin A. Larry, 547 E. Bertsch St., Lansford.

Courtney M. Konklin, 92 Yellow Run Rd., Jim Thorpe, from Matthew R. Konklin, same address.

Dana L. Mertz, 225 South St., Lehighton, from Edward C. Mertz, 4550 Interchange Rd., Lehighton.

Jennifer Bachert, 2145 Summer Mountain Rd., Palmerton, from Richard Bachert, 1145 Hickory Rd., Palmerton.

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Divorces granted

Robin Kamant was granted a divorce from Jeremy Kamant, both of 520 Arlington St., Tamaqua. They were marred May 2, 2001.

Thomas Daniel Owen Jr., 206 Market St., Cumbola, Blythe Township, was granted a divorce from Holly Ellen Owen, Bergen, Norway. They were married March 26, 2004.

Kelly Fallon, 39 E. Early Avenue, Coaldale, was granted a divorce from Daniel Fallon, 213 W. Ridge St., Lansford. They were married July 28, 2007.

Back taxes

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

Paul R. Rashko to Paul R. Rashko, Hazle Township, property on Dean Street, $1.

Franklin Township

Joseph A. Campbell to Lauri A. Campbell, 8 Church St., Lehighton, property at 8 Church St., $1.

Jim Thorpe

Anna Marie Butrie to Michael John Butrie, 20 Coal St., Jim Thorpe, property at 20 Coal St., $1.

Secretary of Veterans Affairs to Ronald Dunbar, 514 South Ave., Jim Thorpe, property at 520 South Ave., $31,000.

Kidder Township

Judith V. Blakey to Laurie Anne Loucks, Etters, parcel No. 89-20-C21.01, $1.

Monday, January 27, 2014

Property transfers

Federal National Mortgage Association to Matthew J. and Enka M. Davis, property at 27 Mush Dahl Road, New Ringgold, $63,500.

David F. Wetzel to Alicia M. Bieber, property on north side of road leading from Orwigsburg to Drehersville in East Brunswick Township, bordering the land of Harvey Heiser in East Brunswick Township, $144,000.

Stephen M. Smoler, as executor of the estate of Stephen H. Smoler, late of West Penn Township, property at 34 Chain Circle, West Penn Township, $1 (transaction according to will).

Monday, January 27, 2014

Deeds recorded

East Side Borough

Mary C. Weaver to Teddy C. Newton Jr., 296 Hazle St., White Haven, property at 296 Hazle St., $14,000.

Sheriff of Carbon County to Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., West Palm Beach, Fla., property at 5007 State St., White Haven, $1.

Franklin Township

Florence Neeb to Randall R. Neeb, 1225 Forest St., Lehighton, four parcels, $1.

Jim Thorpe

David R. Bogin to Neil Bogin, 225 High St., Jim Thorpe, property at 17 W. Third St., $1.

Friday, January 24, 2014

Divorce granted

Jean M. Schnable, 36 Market St., Tamaqua, was granted a divorce from Frederick Schnable, 49 Lafayette St., Tamaqua. They were married Jan. 4, 2005.

File for divorce

Erik Byrd, 123 Tindal Drive, Huntsville, Ala., started a divorce action against Christine Byrd, 17 Pine St., Tamaqua. They were married Oct. 30, 2008.

Given chance

Friday, January 24, 2014

Loan default

Quicken Loans Inc., 1050 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Mich., filed an action against Ronald F. Rominger, 57 Delaware Drive, Jim Thorpe, alleging he defaulted on a loan. Sought is $143,619.21 plus interest, costs, and fees.

Divorces granted

The following divorce degrees were signed by the county court.

Barbara Richardson, 106 W. Bertsch St., Lansford, from Stephen Richardson, 140 W. Railroad St., Nesquehoning.

David H. Gasker, 51 Primrose Lane, Jim Thorpe, from Donna L. Gasker, 206 Fairview St., Jim Thorpe.

Friday, January 24, 2014

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Duane R. Eidem to Shannon S. Eidem, 38 Eidem Road, Lehighton, property at 38 Eidem Road, $1.

Franklin Township

Natalie A. Rodgers to Michael S. Loy Jr., 1158 Main Road, Lehighton, property at 1158 Main Road, $150,000.

William A. Quigley to Edward J. Knappenberger, 300 Acorn Drive, Lehighton, Saw Mill Run Lot 24, Section B, $45,000.

Jim Thorpe

American Heart Association National Bequest Center to Daniel J. Plesniarski, 800 Carbon Ave., Jim Thorpe, property at 800 Carbon Ave., $3,000.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Deeds recorded

Franklin Township

Christine M. Polsky to Christine M. Polsky, Stanhope, N.J., Lot 533, Kriss Pines Estates, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Andrew R. Rimsky to Dirk E. Strohl, 415 North St., Jim Thorpe, property at 415 North St., $54,000.

Kidder Township

U.S. Bank, N.A., to Josie Dillon, Cherry Hill, N.Y., property at 6 Tanglewood Drive, Lake Harmony, $20,000.

Jeffrey Petrillo to Nikul I. Patel, Bennsalem, Pa., property at 802 Skye Drive, Lake Harmony, $405,000.

Friday, January 17, 2014

Credit defaults

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

Capital One Bank, Glen Allen, Va., filed against Megan M. Eisenhad, 259 N. Second St., Lehighton, seeking $1,811.25.

LVNV Funding, Mount Laurel, N.J., filed two actions as follows: Anne M. Fava, 11 Matthew Lane, Kunkletown, seeking $8,702.36; and Monique Paul, aka, Monique Obialo, aka, Monique Jean Paul, 98 Piute Trail, Albrightsville, seeking $1,112.98.