Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees have been signed by the county court.

Brian K. Schleicher, 353 N. Sixth St., Lehighton, from Jennifer A. Schleicher, 1308 E. Mark St., Allentown.

Elaine Balch, 1166-3 Germans Rd., Lehighton, from John Joseph Balch, 112 W. Fourth St., Kaukauna, Wis.

Rebeka Lauren Seyfried, 220 Mecksville Rd., Albrightsville, from Christopher Seyfried, 813 Grandview Blvd., Erie.

Robin L. Hughes, 606 N. Sixth St., Allentown, from Charles W. Hughes, 71 Princeton Ave., Palmerton.

Corey R. Phillips, 160 S. Second St., Lehighton, from Ramana Alexnad Phillips, 1104 Muncipal Rd., Walnutport.

Richard D. Rice, 812 E. Patterson St., Lansford, from Marcy L. Rice, same address.

Cheryl Whitehead, 29 Retreat Rd., New Ringgold, from Walter Whitehead, 118 E. Center St., Nesquehoning.

Susan Williams, 121 Pin Oak Dr., Jim Thorpe, from Robert C. Williams Jr., 1305 Seaford Ave., Kannapolis, N.C.

Joseph W. Oliver Jr., 1198 Center Ave., Jim Thorpe, from Malelila T. Oliver, same address.

Divorces started

Sean O'Brien, Apt. CC-304, 855 N. Park Rd., Wyomissing, filed against Tina O'Brien, 3319 Summer Valley Rd., New Ringgold. They were married May 18, 2007.

Brittany Nicole Olita, 29 W. Fourth St., Jim Thorpe, filed against John Paul Eskaff, 306 Fairview St., Lehighton. They were married Dec. 12, 2012.

Theresa A. Wohleber, 370 Firebridge Drive, Chapin, S.C., filed against Matthew Wohleber, 38 Mountain View Drive, Jim Thorpe. They were married Sept. 2, 1995.

Jessicalyn Strohl, 178 S. Third St., Lehighton, filed against Lou Marvin Strohl, 34 Wagner St., Lehighton. They were married May 14, 2010.

Melissa A. Pantella, 1867 Mahoning St., Lehighton, filed against Jason J. Pantella, 259 N. 11th St., Lehighton. They were married Oct. 14, 2000.

Pamela M. Nelson, 624 White St., Bowmanstown, filed against Raymond W. Nelson, 3805 Pinnacle Place, Escondido, San Diego, Calif. They were married June 19, 2004.

Olesya Jebeleva, 6137 Green Hill Rd., Doyelstown, filed against Yaroslav Kroshnev, 23 Cropwell Lane, Holland, Bucks County.

Mortgage foreclosures

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

JP Morgan Chase Bank, c/o 3415 Vision Drive, Columbus, Ohio, filed against Dolores Rousos, 29-33 Main St., Beaver Meadows, over property at that address. Sought is $123,908.58 and continuing interest.

JP Morgan Chase Bank filed against Jason T. and Tara Long, Box 1859, Albrightsville, over property at 25 Browning Way, Albrightsville. Sought is $18,986.50 and continuing interest.

ESSA Bank and Trust, 200 Palmer St., Stroudsburg, filed against Andrew Belsky, Lot V1713, Section V, Towamensing Trails, Penn Forest Township, over property at that address. Sought is $160,304.01 and continuing interest.

The Jim Thorpe National Bank, 12 Broadway, Jim Thorpe, filed against Laurie Ann Wentz, aka, Laurie Gechter, 423 N. Fourth St., Lehighton, and Peter J. Sikorsky, as executor of the estate of Carl P. Sikorsky, deceased, 780 Little Gap Rd., Palmerton, Lower Towamensing Township, over property at 423 N. Fourth St., Lehighton. Sought is $51,081.99 and continuing interest.

Credit defaults

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

Equable Ascent Financial, Cherry Hill, N.J., filed three actions as follows: Robert S. Zdichocki Jr., Box 1702, Albrightsville, seeking $2,209.16; Allison Adams, 1371 Center Ave., Jim Thorpe, seeking $2,087.64; and Sharon Wright, 330 Wild Creek Drive, Jim Thorpe, seeking $3,470.57.

LVNV Funding, Scranton, filed two actions as follows: Nicole L. Reabold, 2135 Hickory Rd., Palmerton, seeking $1,191.04; and Richard M. Smith, 70 S. Second St., Palmerton, seeking $1,244.26.

Dell Financial Services, Philadelphia, filed against Joanna Everett, 22 E. Second St., Jim Thorpe, seeking $6,201.98.

University sues

Drexel University, 3141 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, filed an action against Anna V. Prokopova, 650 Pattern Circle, Albrightsville, alleging she owed a bill for professional services rendered. Sought is $4,407.75 plus interest, costs and fees.

Sues over job

Gayle L. Moyer, 324 Country Club Rd., Apt. 115, Lehighton, filed a civil complaint against the Carbon County Career &Technical Institute, 150 W. 13th St., Jim Thorpe.

The suit claims the plaintiff was a 14-year employee of the defendant as a English instructor. The suit alleges she lost her job due to discrimination actions by the defendant and some of its employees.

The allegations are detailed in the suit.

She claims that she was replaced by a younger employee and forced to resign because of her age.

She alleges, among other things, she was discriminated against in violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act., discriminated against because of her gender in violation of federal Title VII, of the civil rights act, her civil rights were violated, and age discrimination under federal law.

She seek damages for loss of opportunity, pain, suffering, and other damages, as well as, punitive damages, interest on amounts of unpaid wages illegally denied, plus costs and fees.

A jury trial is demanded.