Credit defaults

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

Barclays Bank Delaware, c/o 804 West Ave., Jenkintown, filed two actions as follows: Mary Ann A. Kreibick, 126 Ashley Lane, Lehighton, seeking $4,850.96; and Barbara J. Bender, 32 Winter Green Lane, Lehighton, seeking $5,721.73.

Portfolio Recovery Associate, 140 Corporate Blvd., Norfolk, Va., filed three actions as follows: Kathy A. Highland, 147 Ashley Lane, Lehighton, seeking $3,987.73; Joseph T. Simmons, 2153 Fairyland Rd., Lehighton, seeking $7,230.86; and Henry Lopez, 204 Columbia Ave., Palmerton, seeking $6,425.69.

Citibank (South Dakota), 701 E. 60th St. N, Sioux Falls, S.D., filed three actions as follows: Ralph D. Werner, 3305 Mountain View, Jim Thorpe, seeking $24,312.03; Vincent Capria, 9 W. Chickadee Lane, Albrightsville, seeking $2,688.11; and Debra A. Velez, 92 Packerton Dam Drive, Lehighton, seeking $7,072.02.

American Credit and Collections, Box 264, Taylor, filed against Helen Dempsey, 477 Columbia Ave., Palmerton, seeking $24,673.32.

LVNV Funding, c/o 15 S. Main St., Greenville, S.C., filed against Julie M. Senefeld, 2383 Blakeslee Blvd. E., Lehighton, seeking $1,368.71.

Asset Acceptance, 28405 Van Dyke Ave., Warren, Mich., filed against Elaine Sebelin, 251 W. Railroad St., Nesquehoning, seeking $4,929.73.

Capital One Bank, 4851 Cox Rd., Glen Allen, Va., filed the following actions: Anthony M. Quinn, 725 North St., Jim Thorpe, seeking $5,192.44; Jason Ambrose, 2185 Fireline Rd., Palmerton, seeking $1,299.78; Victor Rodriguez, 101 Sage Court, Lehighton, seeking $1,657.21; Andrew K. Cressman, 525 Delaware Ave., Palmerton, $1,647.22; Ianora V. Schaeffer, 507 Center Ave., Jim Thorpe, seeking $1,236.86; Jennifer K. Bell, 200 E. Ludlow St., Summit Hill, seeking $3,419.03; Yrsa Chain, 146 North St., Lehighton, seeking $4,048.72; Steven C. Wagner, 435 State Rd., Palmerton, seeking $1,630.04; Eric T. Brown, 1024 Indian Mountain Lakes, Albrightsville, seeking $1,325.36; Allen Storms, 704 Center St., Jim Thorpe, seeking $2,331.52; Diane L. Lowry, 16 Cornell Ave., Palmerton, seeking $2,940.16; Joseph F. Kukowski, 9 Oak St., Lehighton, seeking $2,430.67; and Harold J. Tonkin, 13 E. Fell St., Summit Hill, seeking $3,135.65.

Equable Ascent Financial, c/o 129 N Keyser Ave., Scranton, filed three actions as follows: Sharon Chehovich, Box 14, Main St., Junedale, seeking $1,969; Wesley A. Beck, 227 Lauderburn Ave., Weatherly, seeking $3,809.38; and Nicole Navatier, 24 Spada Drive, Lehighton, seeking $5,768.26.

Discover Bank, c/o 129 N. Keyser Ave., Scranton, filed against Chris Carrelli, Box 92, 3975 Forest Inn Rd., Palmerton, seeking $4,718.59.

Promissory notes

Wells Fargo Bank, 190 River Rd., Summit, N.J., filed an action against Anthracite Welding & Fabrications Inc., and Jeffrey and Michelle Markovich, all of 324 W. White Bear Drive, Summit Hill, alleging they defaulted on a promissory note. Sought is $73,817.71 plus interest, costs and fees.

Fulton Bank, One Penn Square, Lancaster, filed an action against Michael J. Ritchie Jr., 421 North St., Apt. 6, Jim Thorpe, alleging he defaulted on a promissory note. Sought is $286,504.11 plus interest, costs and fees.

Line of credit

First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union, 257 Brodhead Rd., Bethlehem, filed an action against Larry L. Jr. and Amanda S. Keller, 295 Evergreen Rd., Lehighton, alleging they defaulted on a line of credit. Sought is $15,912.76 plus interest, costs and fees.

Divorces started

Kira Cesanek, 585 N. Manhattan Court, Apt. 1S, Hazleton, filed against Edward Cesanek, c/o State Correctional Institution, Hunlock Creek. They were married July 27, 2002.

Jennifer N. Buck, 806 E. Princeton Ave., Palmerton, filed against Kevin K. Buck, 39 Brook Drive, Lehighton. They were married Aug. 16, 2008.

Terri L. Fairchild, 2440 Hayes St., Easton, filed against Willard M. Fairchild Jr., 552 Franklin Ave., Palmerton. They were married July 18, 1987.

Bertha Torres, 2 Vineland Rd., Albrightsville, filed against Jose F. Torres, 112 Campbell Way, Tobyhanna. They were married Oct. 20, 1988.

Raelouise R. Shinsky, 474 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton, filed against Travis J. Shinsky, same address. They were married March 28, 1998.

Vanessa A. Jerden, 224 Apt. D, Weissport, filed against Brian K. Jerden, Box 2, Parryville. They were married Aug. 13, 2009.

Jerome P. Scarpati, 1000 S. Apain Way, Hazle Township, filed against Geralyn Scarpati, 709 North St., Jim Thorpe. They were married Aug. 14, 1982.

Contract default

Ford Motor Credit Co., Box 6508, Meza, Ariz., filed an action against Thalia Alicea, 108 Mohawk Trail, Albrightsville, alleging the defendant defaulted on a motor vehicle retail installment contract. Sought is $6,306.45.

Resort sued

Justin Titus, 308 Winona Lake, East Stroudsburg, filed an action against Vacation Charters, Split Rock Resort & Golf Club and Sam Arnet, all of 1 Lake Drive, Lake Harmony.

The suit states on Aug. 20, 2009, the plaintiff was riding a skateboard in a public parking lot at the resort where he was a business invitee, while Arnet, an employee of the resort, was operating a golf cart in the same lot.

The suit alleges that Arnet deliberately drove the cart behind the plaintiff and approached him. The suit further charges the cart "violently" collided with Titus knocking him down and causing various injuries detailed in the suit.

Negligence is alleged against the defendants and sought are damages in excess of $50,000 on each of three counts.

Mortgage foreclosures

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

Fannie Mae, 14523 SW Millikan Way, Beaverton, Ore., filed against Ivan N. Sealey Jr., 25 Blackfoot Trail, Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $205,880.78 and continuing interest.

Northwest Savings Bank, 108 Liberty St., Box 1793, Warren, file against Kevin D. and Kimberly L. Brewer, 624 Florin Ave., Mount Joy, over property at 117 Piney Woods Drive, Jim Thorpe. Sought is $119,166.29 and continuing interest.

First Niagara Bank, 72 Mohawk St., Cohoes, N.Y., filed against William B. Harris, 58 Penns Mountain Rd., Lehighton, over property at that address. Sought is $286,948.53 and continuing interest.

Deutsche Bank National Trust Co., 7880 Bent Branch Drive, Irving, Tex., filed against Diane and Dave Rake, 147 Mountain Rd., Penn Forest Township, over property at that address. Sought is $59,545.53 and continuing interest.

M&T Bank, 1100 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville, N.Y., filed against David W. Christman, 28 Mahoning Mountain Rd., Lehighton, over property at that address. Sought is $36,339.87 and continuing interest.

Citimortgage, 1000 Technology Drive, O'Fallon, Ohio, filed against Gregory E. Demage, 1025 Center St., Jim Thorpe, over property at that address. Sought is $79,085.44 and continuing interest.