A total of 392 cases were started in October 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:
Assessment appeals,16; civil actions, 73; custody complaints, 20; district justice appeals, 2; divorce complaints, 17; ejectments, 3; mortgage foreclosure complaints, 35; protection from abuse petitions, 31; tax sale, 1; court appointment, 1; judgments, 189; and stipulations/waivers of liens, 4. The office staff also received and processed 54 applications for U.S. Passports.
Behrens reported she turned over to the Carbon County General Fund on Nov. 2 the sum of 36,288.89, representing receipts generated in the office last month. The breakdown of that funding includes: prothonotary's fees, $29,840.14; PFA Surcharge, courts, $6; PFA Surcharge, Sheriff, $4; custody fees, $900; data processing charges, $5,536.07; and interest income, $2.68.
The prothonotary also remitted $2,258.07 to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Revenue,
representing state fees collected locally, and $39.20 to the Administrative Offices of the Pennsylvania Courts, this being surcharges on new custody cases in accordance with Act 119 of 1996. Another $1,640 was deposited in the Prothonotary's Automation Fund for future automation needs in the office.
Ernest M. Massar Jr. to Ernest M. Massar Jr., 5 S. Chestnut St., Tresckow, property at 5 S. Chestnut St., $1.
East Penn Township
Sheriff of Carbon County to Chase Home Finance, LLC, Columbus, Ohio, property at 105 S. Kittatinny Road, $1.
James C. Hauser Jr. to Michael B. Moreira, 2038 Long Run Road, Lehighton, Lot 2, Hauser Minor Subdivision, $80,000.
Sheriff of Carbon County to Federl Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, carrollton, tex., property at 515 Watson Park Blvd., $1.
Albert E. Sibbach to Ronald W. Wenner, 109 Chippy Circle, Jim Thorpe, property at 109 Chippy Circle, $245,000.
Dena Lefkowitz to Jerauld W. Clair, Quakertown, property at 83 W. Broadway, $170,000.
Golden Oaks Village, Inc., to William Barnes, Sugar Land, Tex., property at 317 Golden Oaks Village, $51,900.
Craig L. Secreta to Ferdinando J. Posser, 314 First St., Weatherly, Lot 219, Pocono Mountain Lake, $12,500.
Frank A. Bielawski to Christine Bielawski, Iselin, N.J., property on Lake Drive, Lake Harmony, $1.
A & E Management, LLC, to Robert Breitigan, 514 Wood St., Lake Harmony, property at 514 Wood St., $250,000.
James McKee to Charles N. Muraresku, Cinnaminson, N.J., Midlake at Big Boulder Unit E-189, $117,367.42.
Susan L. Fraser to Bruce D. Budofsky, Nanuet, N.Y., Unit 375, Laurelwoods, $210,875.
Virginia E. Mahon to Robert A. Mahon, Winter Springs, Fla., parcel No. 33-21-A11.05, $1.
Joseph Blatchford Jr. to New Vision Services, Inc., 1907 Mountain Road, Albrightsville, property at 29 E. Ridge St., $58,000.
Jason Acerra to Philip H. Silfies, 201 Birchwood Drive, Lehighton, property at 201 Birchwood Drive, $174,900.
Patrick J. Walsh to Donald J. Blauch, 740 Jamestown Road, Lehighton, parcel No. 83B-38-A70.01, $12,000.
Josephine Mermon to Carolyn M. Mermon, 28 Gun Club Drive, Lehighton, Lot 1, Walter Bubick Subdivision.
Sheriff of Carbon County to Harleysville National Bank & Trust Company, Harleysville, Pa., property at 237 Stock St., $1.
Beatrice E. Stianchie to Beatrice E. Stianchie, 232 E. Center St., Nesquehoning, property at 232 E. Center St., $1.
Randolph R. Jones to Scott R. Andress, Columbia Avenue, Palmerton, property at 688 Princeton Ave., $65,000.
Penn Forest Township
U.S. Bank, N.A., to William C. Harth Jr., Horsham, Pa., property at 23 Woodland Road, Albrightsville, $76,500.
Matthew P. Wozniak to Kenneth Yudichak, 112 E. Cherokee Trail, Albrightsville, property at 112 E. Cherokee Trail, $83,500.
Jean L. Frenzel to Nicholasd Messuri, Mount Arlington, N.J., property at 150 Lipo Way, Albrightsville, $139,900.
Catherine C. Muller to Catherine C. Muller, 289 Brittany Drive, Albrightsville, Lot 193, Section IIID, Valley View Estates, $1.
U.S. Bank, N.A., to Peter J. Piersa, Box 85N, Kunkletown R.2, property at 27 Puyallup Trail, Albrightsville, $137,850.
Rachael Keller to Flamingo Investments, Inc., Las Vegas, Nev., three lots, $5,869.50.
Sheriff of Carbon County to Household Finance Consumer Discount Company, Brandon, Fla., property at 141 Cademan Drive, Albrightsville, $1.
Eleanor T. McMahon to Dennis C. Giuliani, Bayonne, N.J., Penn Forest Streams Lot 573, Section 8, $1.
Norma E. Swidler to Norma E. Connolly, 509 Bear Creek Drive, Jim Thorpe, property at 509 Bear Creek Drive, $1.
Leon R. Ross to Indian Mountain Lake Civic Association, 1000 Indian Mountain Lake, Albrightsville, parcel No. 3-51-A1, $150,000.
Marlin E. Hamm to Brian W. McCorriston, 279 Bear Creek Drive, Jim Thorpe, Lot 7, Section D, Josiah Behrens Subdivision, $7,000.
Russell Mitchell to Bradley S. Gray, 229 Bear Creek Drive, Jim Thorpe, property at 229 Bear Creek Drive, $489,000.
Robert S. Furino to Daniel O'Neil, Drexel Hill, Pa., Lot 720, Section B, Indian Mountain Lakes, $3,500.
Anthony Musto Jr. to Anthony Musto Jr., 173 Chippewa Trail, Albrightsville, property at 173 Chippewa Trail, $1.
Sheriff of Carbon County to U.S. Bank, N.A., Houston, Tex., property at 7 Parker Mew, Albrightsville, $1.
Demetrio Motta to Scott Connors, Southampton, Pa., Lot 1603, Section III, Towamensing Trails, $18,500.
Mauch Chunk Trust Company to Mauch Chunk Trusty Company, 1111 North St., Jim Thorpe, Lot 14-A, Section B, Lake Drive Area, $1.
Richard E. Degroff to Richard E. Degroff, Massapequa, N.Y., property at 162 Elliot Lane, Albrightsville, $85,860.25.
Frances M. Borbely to Ronald J. Borbely, 90 Bartholomew Drive, Palmerton, property at 90 Bartholomew Drive, $1.
Leon S. Christman to Leon S. Christman, 6435 Pohopoco Drive, Lehighton, parcel No. 15-56-A18.03, $1.
Leon S. Christman to Roy B. Christman, 6435 Pohopoco Drive, Lehighton, parcel No. 15-56-A18.07A, $101,000.