East Penn Township
Lynida G. Johnson to Thomas T. Hrusovsky, 286 Lilac Lane, Lehighton, property at 286 Lilac Lane, $130,000.
Brian T. Herman to Ellen F. Herman, 211 Summit Drive, Jim Thorpe, property at 211 Summit Drive, $1.
Jean Straubinger to Dezirae Feller, 112 South Ave., Jim Thorpe, property at 112 South Ave., $1.
Marshal Jay Hyman Revocable Trust to Marshal Jay Hyman, Pikesville, Md., property at 40 Forest Drive, Lake Harmony, $1.
Lower Towamensing Township
Jason R. Reinhardt to Todd Shupp, 185 Frantz Road, Palmerton, property at 4051 Firest Inn Road, $1.
Elinore A. Michalik to Jeffrey A. Gruber, 2394 Mahoning Drive West, Lehighton, property at 2394 Mahoning Drive West, $160,000.
Tax Claim Bureau of Carbon County to Penn Investments, LLC, Blakeslee, property at 138 E. Columbus Ave., $1.
Penn Investments, LLC, to Brenda Misawic, 138 E. Columbus Ave., Nesquehoning, property at 138 E. Columbus Ave., $1.
Brenda Misawic to Timothy M. Sverduk, Brenda Misawic, 138 E. Columbus Ave., Nesquehoning, property at 138 E. Columbus Ave., $1.
Glenn A. Knepper to Joseph Colecio, 32 N. Chestnut St., P.O. Box 375, Tresckow, two transactions, parcels No. 126-46-A19.02 and 126-46-20.02, $1 each.
Jason Titus to Jason Titus, 3500 Quakake Road, Weatherly, parcels No. 126-46-A19.04 and 126-46-A18.01, $1.
Penn Forest Township
Randy W. Miller to Meckesville Road Properties, LLC, P.O. Box 215, Lehighton, property along Rt. 534, $83,000.
Federal National Mortgage Association to Christian Gentolea, North Brunswick, N.J., property at 1481 Chippewa Trail, Albrightsville, $67,500.
Dean DeFelippes to Paul G. Ladow, Doylestown, Pa., Lot V1510, Towamensing Trails, $5,984.
Michael D. Dilberian to Rosemary T. Pappas, 40 Sekani Trail, Albrightsville, Lot 1101, Section N-I, Indian Mountain Lakes, $155,000.
Eileen M. Miller to Carra McDonald, 147 E. Holland St., Summit Hill, property at 147 E. Hollaned St., $43,000.
Edeltraud L. Kleppinger to William S. Stout, 135 Ziegre Drive, Palmerton, Lot 16, Section 4, Rolling View Estates, $85,000.
Richard J. Stroup to Travis J. Stroup, 347 Hickory Road, Palmerton, property at 347 Hickory Road, $1.
A total of 251 cases were started in February 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:
Civil actions, 54; custody complaints, 21; district justice appeals, 4; divorce complaints, 18; ejectment, 1; mortgage foreclosure complaints, 17; name change petitions, 2; protection from abuse petitions, 13; auditor/financial reports, 1; court appointments, 2; miscellaneous cases, 3; judgments, 111; stipulations/waivers of liens, 2; and writs of execution, 2. The office staff also received and processed 88 applications for U.S. Passports.
Behrens' financial report shows $28,251.51 was generated as follows: prothonotary's fees, $23,846.80; interest income, $2.55; custody fees, $400; data processing fees, $4,002.16.
The prothonotary also remitted $3,009.30 to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Revenue, representing state fees collected locally, and $96 to the Administrative Offices of the Pennsylvania Courts, this being surcharges on new custody cases in accordance with Act 119 of 1996. Another $1,149.67 was deposited in the Prothonotary's Automation Fund for future use in automating the office.