A total of 267 cases were started in October 2013, in the office of Carbon County Prothonotary Joann M. Behrens. A breakdown of the cases:
Assessment appeals, 2; civil actions, 35; custody complaints, 16; district justice appeals, 5; divorce complaints, 18; complaints in ejectment, 5; license appeals, 3; mortgage foreclosure complaints, 31; name change petition, 1; complaint in partition, 1; protection from abuse petitions, 32; replevin complaints, 1; tax sales, 5; zoning appeal, 1; court appointment, 1; judgments, 102; miscellaneous, 5; stipulations/waivers of liens , 2; and writ of executions, 1. The office staff also received and processed 35 applications for U.S. Passports.
Behrens' financial report shows $29,384 was generated as follows: prothonotary's fees, $24,971; PFA Surcharge, courts,$25; PFA Surcharge, Sheriff, $25; custody fees, $400; data processing fees, $3,962.
The prothonotary also remitted $3,705 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 $940 was deposited in the Prothonotary's Automation Fund for future use in automating the office.
Penn Forest Township Deeds
Gerald Bosch to Michael A. Whisman, Glenside,property at 73 Bishop Circle, Albrightsville, $180,000.
Vladislav Bobkov to Nataliya Bobkov, Brooklyn, N.Y., Lot 1547, Section V, Towamensing Trails, $1.
David E. Ripple to Anthony J. Rohlfing, 69 Yellow Run Road, Jim Thorpe, property at 69 Yellow Run Road, $105,000.
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Frederick, Md., property at 69 Wylie Circle, Albrightsville, $148,798.
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., to Alex Tinhung Liu, Philadelphia, property at 69 Wylie Circle, Albrightsville, $111,000.
Robert Sukup to Harry S. Stairs, Malvern, Pa., property at 80 Bishop Circle, Albrightsville, $150,000.
Enrico P. Hattorusso to Edward Becker, Brooklyn, N.Y., property at 56 White Birch Way, Albrightsville, $155,000.
Christopher Berger to Diane Tomkin, Fort Jefferson, N.Y., property at 251 Towamensing Trails, Albrightsville, $1.
Carmen J. Caruso to Ronald Gutleber, Philadelphia, property at 39 Tennyson Circle, Albrightsville, $89,900.
Thomas X. Marotti to Allen Ballard, Gaylord, Mich., Lot 1337, Section 5, Mt. Pocahontas, $1.
Hugh F. Ickrath to Irfan Khan, Phoenixville, property at 23 Hopkins Circle, Albrightsville, $143,450.
Stephen P. Lare to Jodi l. Spadel, Mullica Hill, N.J., Towamensing Trails Lot V-1937, Section E-V, $12,000.
Clara Bardar to Jeannette M. Beers, P.O. Box 1058, Albrightsville, Mt. Pocahontas Lot 1654, Section 6, $48,888.
Edward Barrett to Laura Barrett, Norwood, Towamensing Trails Lot V-687, Section E-V, $1.
Federal National Mortgage Association to Michael R. Kath, Stockton, N.J., property at 30 Nosirrah Road, Albrightsville, $115,000.
Gary Gicking to Jose A. Sarthou, Seminole, Fla., Towamensing Trails Lot 1952, Section IV, $185,000.
Jan Jurrissen to Jan Jurrissen, Kittery Point, Maine, Rhodo Mountain Estates Lot 405, Section C, $1.
Ivan A. Fox to Richard Fox, Lake Hopatcong, N.J., property at 629 Stony Mountain Road, Albrightsville, $1.