Prothonotary's report

A total of 272 cases were started in April 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 appeal, 1; civil actions, 46; custody complaints,15; district justice appeals, 5; divorce complaints, 10; ejectment complaints, 3; eminent domain/petition for viewers, 1; license appeals, 3; mortgage foreclosure complaints, 29; miscellaneous, 3; protection from abuse petitions, 20; quiet title action, 1; audit/financial report, 1; court appointment, 1; judgments, 119; judicial sale, 3; stipulations/waivers of liens, 10; and writ of execution, 1. The office staff also received and processed 85 applications for U.S. Passports.

Behrens' financial report shows $30,209.54 was generated as follows: prothonotary's fees, $24,565.90; interest income, $9.54; PFA Surcharge, courts, $50, PFA Surcharge, Sheriff, $50; custody fees, $900; data processing fees, $4,634.10.

The prothonotary also remitted $3,334.42 to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Revenue, representing state fees collected locally, and $66 to the Administrative Offices of the Pennsylvania Courts, this being surcharges on new custody cases in accordance with Act 119 of 1996. Another $1,201.43 was deposited in the Prothonotary's Automation Fund for future use in automating the office.

Deeds recorded

Penn Forest Township

GRCCOMO, LLC, to Luis Manuel Oliveras, Bronx, N.Y., Lot 2626, Section Tall Trees, Mt. Pocahontas, $7,500.

DOMOCC, LLC, to Adela Gacevic, Bronx, N.Y., lots 2285 and 2341, Section Mountain View, Mt. Pocahontas, $11,000.

Joseph Hempsey to Anthony Stein, West Chester, property at 49 Crane Road, Albrightsville, $90,000.

Ralph J. Williams to Jesse Cole Brennan, Union, N.J., property bat 39 Mountain Road, Albrightsville, $57,500.

Paul L. Landes to David T. Britton, Chincotegue Island, Na., property at 408 Yates Court, Albrightsville, $85,000.

Sheriff of Carbon County to Federal National Mortgage Association, Dallas, Tex., three transactions, properties at 107 Hunter Lane, a/k/a 302 Hunter Lane, Albrightsville, 64 Wild Creek Drive and 583 Old Stage Road, Albrightsville, $1 each.

Sheriff of Carbon County to Arch Bay Holdings, LLC Series, Highland Ranch, Colo., property at 502 Patten Circle, Albrightsville, $1.

HSBC Bank, U.S.A., N.A., to Michael Riley, Doylestown, property at 711 Old Stage Road, Albrightsville, $84,000.

Michael G. Horvath to Luther Prescott, Philadelphia, Pleasant Valley West Lot 289, Section C, $17,242.

Robert J. Fluehr Sr. to Robert J. Fluehr Sr., Philadelphia, Towamensing Trails Lot V-527, Section E-V, $1.

Michael Whiteman to Carl W. Oswald, Boyertown, Hickory Run Forest Lot 354, Section A, $15,500.

Central Penn Capital Management, LLC, to Rustin C. Paul, 47 Deerview Drive, Jim Thorpe, property at 34 Martha Lane, $80,000.

Marian A. Darragh to Catherine A. Kelly, Glenside, Pa., property at 58 Woodland Road, Albrightsville, $1.

James Boroznoff Jr. to Jim Thorpe National Bank, 12 Broadway, Jim Thorpe, property at 33 Lucretius Trail, Albrightsville, $1.

Jim Thorpe National Bank to James Fullan, Langhorne, Pa., property at 33 Lucretius Trail, Albrightsville, $25,000.

William H. Newland Jr. to Patricia Gorman, Boothwyn, Pa., property at 93 Twin Lake Road, Albrightsville, $80,000.

Peter M. Murmer to Leonid Serezhenkov, Staten Island, N.Y., Lot 109, Section C, Indian Mountain Lakes, $77,000.