Penn Forest Township
Mid Atlantic Acquisitions, Inc., to Andrew Seabrook, Doylestown, Pa., Lot 1320-, Section 5, Towamensing Trails, $7,000.
John J. Fleming to Patricia Downey, Philadelphia, property at 95 Ginsburg Circle, Albrightsville, $134,000.
Prime Group Partnership to Daniel Sinclair, Nazareth, Pa., Lot V661, Section V, Towamensing Trails, $9,000.
Daniel J. McCormick to Scott Vanauken, P.O. Box 822, Albrightsville, property at 4 Hunter Lane, Albrightsville, $137,000.
Prime Group Partnership to L & M Custom Homes, Ic., 6910 Country Spring Road, New Tripoli, Lot V668, Section V, Towamensing Trails, $19,500.
George Chorin to Richard J. Lipson, P.O. Box 1575, Albrightsville, Lot 1957, Section D, Towamensing Trails, $9,250.
Jason Murtha to Melissa A. Bench, 248 Towamensing Trail, Albrightsville, property at 248 Towamensing Trail, $70,000.
Victoria Pfeiffer to Kenneth Yudichak, 112 E. Cherokee Trail, Albrightsville, Lot MV 2315A, E. Cherokee Trail, Mt. Pocahontas, Albrightsville, $6,000.
Peter Martakis to Keith A. Hitch, 22 Engler Lane, Jim Thorpe, property at 22 Engler Lane, $135,000.
Constance Ello to Fred J. Walker, East Norriton, Pa., Penn Forest Streams Lot 202, Section II, $75,000.
Frank Horvath to Henry Ferrara, Medford, N.Y., lots 328 and 329, Section A, Marty Axman in the Poconos, $14,000.
George Yezuita to George Yezuita, 131 Cold Spring Drive, Jim Thorpe, property at 131 Cold Spring Drive, $1.
A total of 349 cases were started August 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, 37; custody complaints, 22; district justice appeals, 2; declaratory judgment, 1; divorce complaints, 24; ejectment complaints, 2; equity action, 1; license appeal, 1; mortgage foreclosure complaints, 39; miscellaneous, 5; protection from abuse petitions, 41; judgments, 166; stipulations/waivers of liens, 7; and writ of execution, 1. The office staff also received and processed 73 applications for U.S. Passports.
Behrens' financial report shows $32,054.28 was generated as follows: prothonotary's fees, $26,687.58; interest income, $2.90; PFA Surcharge, courts, $25; PFA Surcharge, Sheriff, $25; custody fees, $600; and data processing fees, $4,713.80.
The prothonotary also remitted $3,754.70 to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Revenue, representing state fees collected locally, and $54 to the Administrative Offices of the Pennsylvania Courts, this being surcharges on new custody cases in accordance with Act 119 of 1996. Another $1,094 was deposited in the Prothonotary's Automation Fund for future use in automating the office.