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Court News

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Mortgage foreclosures

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

The Bank of New York, c/o 1661 Worthington Rd., West Palm Beach, Fla., filed against Susan Trainer Farr and James Farr Jr., 50 Maple Ave., Lehighton, over property at that address. Sought is $203,091.62 and continuing interest.

Bank of America, c/o 7105 Corporate Drive, Plano, Tex., filed an action against Catherine Delacruz, 191 Thomas Lane, Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $151,545.77 and continuing interest.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Robert H. and Dianne R. Thompson, North Union Township. to Richard and Susan Drukker, Ryan Township, one parcel at the northeast corner of Center Street and Cherry Alley and a second parcel on south side of Wood Street, both in Ringtown, $60.000.

Thomas D. Grett to Joel and Kerry A. Perry, lot containing 0.5i54 of an acre located on the western side of Arrow Road (Twp Route 900) in Arrowwood Subdivision, West Penn Township, $1 (full consideration $207,000).

Bayview Loan Service, LLC, to Stone Mountain Properties, property at 136-138 Mahanoy Avenue, Mahanoy City, $24,000.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Deeds recorded

Bowmanstown

John C. Leiby to Michael Leiby, Sierra Vista, Ariz., property at 323 Apple St., $1.

Kidder Township

Access Services, Inc., to Eugene C. Haug, Philadelphia, Lot 31, Block M, Hemlock Forest Section, Holiday Poconos, $10,000.

Lansford

Bruce David Porambo to Jeffrey Allan Gangaware, 226 W. Howard Ave., Coaldale, property at 524 E. Bertsch St., $1.

Lehighton

Rodney R. Reeser to Jin Chen, 14 E. Ridge St., Lansford, property on Third Street, $48,000.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Divorces started

Gary P. Forster filed suit for divorce from Diane M. Forster, both of 189 Hillside Lane Road, West Penn Township. They were married Dec. 23, 2011.

Martin A. Ulshafer Jr., 646 Hazle St., Weston, Luzerne County, filed for divorce from Lori Ulshafer, 120 Main St.. Gilberton. They were married April 16, 2000.

Mary Jane Francis, 33 Center St., Tamaqua, filed for divorce from Rached M. Francis, 607 Fifth St., Whitehall. They were married May 25, 1989.

Divorces granted

Saturday, June 16, 2012

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Agim Berisha to Besart Berisha, Allentown, property at 10-12-14 E. Oak St., $1.

Jennifer L. Hartzel to Jennifer Kasarda, 92 E. Market St., Tresckow, property at 92 E. Market St., $1.

Franklin Township

Marie E. Taschler to Darryl L. Borger, 1000 Main Road, Lehighotn, .041 acres on Main Road, $1,800.

Darryl L. Borger to Darryl L. Borger, 1000 Main Road, Lehighton, property at 1000 Main Road, $1.

Deutsche Bank National Trust Company to Scott Ahner, 242 Held St., Lehighton, property at 242 Held St., $91,000.

Saturday, June 16, 2012

Mortgage foreclosures

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

JP Morgan Chase Bank, c/o 1111 Polaris Parkway, Columbus, Ohio, filed against Salvadore Inclan and Emma Larin, 269 Carnation Lane, Lehighton, over property at that address. Sought is $263,421.75 and continuing interest.

JP Morgan Chase Bank filed against Michael L. Harkness, 213 Held St., Lehighton, over property at that address. Sought is $137,698.88 and continuing interest.

Saturday, June 16, 2012

Deeds recorded

Jim Thorpe

Theodore G. Larizzio Jr. to Peter J. Johnson, 509 Oak St., Jim Thorpe, Lot 3A, W. 13th St., $50,000.

Bryan Clarke to Bryan Clarke, Eagleville, Pa., Lot A-23-2, Harvey P. and Claire B. Miller Plans, $1.

Carolyn J. Kelly to John J. Peterson, 313 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe, property at 313 W. Broadway, $45,000.

Kenneth G. Henning to Jeffrey C. Schmoyer, Coopersburg, property at 210 Lehigh St., $3,750.

David A. Wallace to Jeffrey C. Schmoyer, Coopersburg, property at 212 Lehigh St., $31,500.

Saturday, June 16, 2012

Glen Alan Rank, as executor of the estate of Francis M. Derr, late of Tamaqua, to Vito and Paola Basile, Lansford, prperty on the west side of Market Street, Tamaqua, $1 (full consideration $10,000).

Frank J. and Carol A. Kutash to Linda D. Horning, property on west side of Water Street, Cumbola, Blythe Township, $41,150.

Kyle A. and Melissa H. Smith to Pamela J. Black, tract containing 1.4132 acres on south side of Evergreen Drive in Evergreen Estates, East Brunswick Township, $242,000.

Saturday, June 16, 2012

Credit defaults

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

Palisades Collection, Mechanicsburg, filed against Josh Lienhard, 706 E. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning, seeking $2,811.57.

Midland Funding, West Chester, filed against Scott Ledo, 178 Lehigh Ave., Palmerton, seeking $8,174.52.

Saturday, June 16, 2012

File for divorce

Maria L. Campomizzi filed an action in divorce against Steven T. Campomizzi, both of 83 Ryan Avenue, Tamaqua. They were married April 18, 1998.

Mortgage default

HSBC Bank USA, N.A., West Palm Beach, Fla., filed a suit against David and Kimberly Barninger alleging they have defaulted on mortgage payments on a property at 21 Wertman's Hollow Road, Andreas, West Penn Township, and seek foreclosure. The principal balance allegedly owed is $344,868.67 plus interest and costs.

Friday, June 15, 2012

Divorces started

Amy L. Whitehead, 825 E. Patterson St., Lansford, filed against Wayne C. Whitehead, 118 E. Center St., Nesquehoning. They were married July 9, 1988.

Kenneth D. Ohl, 36 Bayberry Rd., Jim Thorpe, filed against Allison A. Ohl, same address. They were married Sept. 28, 1996.

Richard D. Rice, 812 E. Patterson St., Lansford, filed against Marcy L. Rice, same address. They were married Feb. 14, 2003.

Repair suit

Friday, June 15, 2012

Revoke probation

Tammy Cougle, 44, Pine Grove, was found by Judge Domalakes to have violated her IPP and it was revoked and the court ordered she be evaluated to be placed in the state IPP. Sentence was deferred until an evaluation is received. She was placed in the program after pleading guilty to DUI.

Bail hearings

Thursday, June 14, 2012

A total of 287 cases were started May 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:

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Bill owed

Mahoning Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 397 Hemlock Drive, Lehighton, filed an action against Robert Boyer, 101 S. First St., Apt. 510, Lehighton, alleging he owes a bill for services provided when he was a resident at the center. Sought is $11,260.32 plus interest, costs and fees.

Mortgageforeclosures

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

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Credit defaults

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

Portolio Recovery Associates, Norfolk, Va., filed two actions as follows: Patrick Hutnick, 320 Bridge St., Lehighton, seeking $5,716.39; and Angelo Antonucci, 140 Stock St., Nesquehoning, seeking $1,777.72.

Discover Bank, New Albany, Ohio, filed against Karen Hallman, 318 White St., Weissport, seeking $4,546.63.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

File for divorce

Joseph C. Franko III filed suit for divorce from Marie D. Franko, both of 331 E. Union St., Tamaqua. They were married Aug. 30, 2008.

Kimberly A. Letcavage, 225 Furnace St., Shenandoah, filed suit for divorce from Robert M. Letcavage, 705 Brockton Mountain Drive, Barnesville. They were married May 7,1994.

Timothy L. Evinger, 302 S. Saint Peter's St., Schuylkill Haven, filed suit for divorce from Ruth L. Evinger, 114 S. 10th Street, Easton. They were married March 17, 2007.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Property transfer

Curtis J. and Dorothy K. Bailey, West Penn Township, to Joseph C. and Dawn M. Orsulak, Lansford, tract containing 1.733 acres on the south side of Rabbit Run Road (Township Route 930), Hilltop Acres Development, West Penn Township, $1 (full consideration $260,000).

Ralph E. and Jean E. Miller to Diane J. Miller and Mark R. Miller, tract containing 53 acres beginning at the property line of Charles Heffner; and a second parcel beginning at the southeast corner of land of Jacob Houser in East Brunswick Township, $1 (transaction from parents to child).

Saturday, May 26, 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, Norfolk, Va., filed four actions as follows: Victoria D. Bisher, 265 Manor Drive, Palmerton, seeking $1,043.57; Erica Rivera, 2055 Stagecoach Road West, Palmerton, seeking $1,405.23; Heather Karper, 19 W. Seventh St., Jim Thorpe, seeking $2,558.28; and George Fendt Jr. and Linda M. Fendt, 1720 Mountain Rd., Albrightsville, seeking $1,546.07.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

John W. Leininger to Ruth A. Gettig, 79 Church St., P.O. Box 98, Beaver Meadows, property at 81 Church St., $1.

Franklin Township

George L. Baab Jr. to Timothy M. Perry, 740 Forest St., Lehighton, property at 740 Forest St., $235,000.

Jim Thorpe

Darren Behan to Frank Clements, 631 North St., Jim Thorpe, Lot 3, George artino Subdivision at Leisureland, $39,000.

Kidder Township

Monday, May 21, 2012

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

William M. Anthony to Donna Marie Anthony, Box 51, Beaver Meadows R.1, parcel No. 125B-3-27, $1.

East Penn Township

Fannie Mae to Rochelle Baker, 2343 E. Lizard Creek Road, Lehighton, property at 2343 E. Lizard Creek Road, $114,500.

Sheriff of Carbon County to HSBC, U.S.A., Pasadena, Calif., property at 564 Stone Mountain Road, $1.

Franklin Township

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Steve Schoch, 108 Fox Hollow Road, Palmerton, property at 1026 Main Road, $58,500.

Jim Thorpe