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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Deeds recorded

Tamaqua:

Federal National Mortgage Association to Milan Melicharek: Property at 225 Cedar St. for $17,000.

Michael J. Melicharek and Chavon Lenhart to Milan Melicharek: Property at 206 Clay St. for $14,000.

Clifford C. Hettler to Maryan Martin: Property at 109 Catawissa St. for $20,000.

Coaldale:

Catherine Paczkosky to Kimberly Grab: Property at 230 East St. for $1.

Bertram Berk and Karen Berk to Robert Ritchie: Property at 113 Sixth St. for $9,300.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Vehicle fire suit

American Alternative Insurance, 555 College Road East, Princeton, New Jersey, filed a civil complaint against All Points Towing, Recovery and Service Center, 136 Smith Road, JimThorpe.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Revenue from deeds

Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 189 deeds, 149 mortgages and 266 other writs during the month of August.

As a result of those transactions, McCall turned over to the Carbon County General Fund the sum of $22,666.97. A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $17,116; data processing fees, $2,122.50; notaries, $50; commission on transfers and writs, $2,650.67; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $727.80.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Tamaqua:

Lisa Clark to Bank of America: Property at 412 Pine St. for $946.55.

Blackstone Funding to David McMahon: Property at 227 Cedar St. for $10,000.

Stonecrest Income Opportunities to Stone Water Real Estate: Property at 212 Washington St. for $1,250.

Rush Township:

Glenn C. Leitzel and Lorella Leitzel to Glenn C. Leitzel: Property at 174-176 Grier Ave. for $1.

Blackstone Funding to June Koch: Property at 88 E. Main St. for $35,000.

Adam Heinz to George Grega Sr.: Property on the south side of Hauto for $16,500.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to James E. Wagner, 58 Penns Mountain Road, Lehighton, property at 58 Penns Mountain Road, $239,900.

Franklin Township

Robyn A. Green to Gabriel A. Rex, 436 Walnut St., Lehighton, property at 436 Walnut St., $145,000.

Sheriff of Carbon County to Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Fort Mill, South Carolina, property at 797 Elm St., $1.

Shelby Winters to Henry Winters, 750 Elm St., Lehighton, property at 750 Elm St., $1.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Prothonotary's report

A total of 434 cases were started in 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:

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Tracy Lynn Junglas to Ryan T. Bertholf, 271 Ben Salem Road, Lehighton, property at 271 Ben Salem Road, $182,500.

Jim Thorpe

Christopher Nicholas to Elizabeth Mulligan, 728 Center St., Jim Thorpe, Unit 2, Broadway Condominiums, $60,000.

Lansford

Mary Shigo to Felix Sanatana, Allentown, property at 34 S. Walnut St., $20,000.

Lower Towamensing Township

Sheriff of Carbon County to Federal National Mortgage Association, Dallas, Texas, property at 2380 Little Gap Road, $1.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Rush Township:

Joseph M. Brennan and Jean Brennan to Michael J. Brennan and Ashley Cory: Property on Lake Drive for $1.

Constance Watko and Louis Chichon to Courtney and Ryan O'Donnell: Property on Crescent Drive for $45,000.

Beth Anne Antosh and David Antosh to Deborah A. Sandrock: Property at 63 Ben Titus Road for $87,500.

Duetsche National Bank, Morgan Stanley ABS Cap. 1, and Ocwen Loan Services to Lidia Bogush: Property at 5 Madison Avenue for $45,000.

Tamaqua:

Kelvin Hilario to Herv Alexis: Property at 30-32 East Mauch Chunk St. for $40,000.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Esther S. Petrole to Eugene Bahrey, 12 W. Market St., Tresckow, property at 12 W. Market St., $88,000.

East Penn Township

Carl P. Sikorsky to Peter J. Sikorsky, 780 Little Gap Road, Palmerton, property along West Bowmans Road, $1.

Brent L. Semmel to Lee Anne Leming, Berwick, property at 1146 W. Lizard Creek Road, $1.

Brent L. Semmel to Christian Semmel, Berwick, two transactions, properties at 1146 W. Lizard Creek Road, $1 each.

Franklin Township

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Tamaqua:

Charles Santly and June Santly to Federal National Mortgage Association: Property at 403 E. Mauch Chunk St. for $1,278.82.

Denise Startzel to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Group: Property at 45 N. Greenwood St. for $1,157.91.

Joseph Breiner and Renee Breiner to Wells Fargo Bank: Property at 500 E. Elm St. for $1,146.98.

Susan Kachelries and Mahlon Kachelries to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Group: Property at 225 Owl Creek Road for $1,087.65.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Mortgage foreclosures

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

Bank of America, c/o 1800 Tapo Canyon Road, Simi Valley, Calif., filed against Geoffrey E. Gehris, 2501 S. Carbon St., Allentown, over property aet 418 W. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning. Sought is $35,529.79 and continuing interest.

Lafayette Ambassador Bank, c/o One Penn Square, Lancaster, filed against Scott Hein, 1819 1/2 Main St., Northampton, over property at 2387 Germans Road, Lehighton. Sought is $134,903.71 and continuing interest.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Robert Alan Harris to Kathy A. Long, 202 William Penn Road, Lehighton, property at 202 William Penn Drive, $108,887.61.

Franklin Township

Sheriff of Carbon County to JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., Columbus, Ohio, property at 223 Fairview St., $1.

James E. Dawson Sr. to Herman Nathaniel Bassett III, 775 Green St., Lehighton, property at 775 Green St., $294,000.

Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe Neighborhood Bank to Dawn D. Sheckler, 75 North Ave., Jim Thorpe, property at 75 North Ave., $71,400.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Tamaqua:

Robert M. Haggerty and Janet Haggerty to ARC NP : Property at 126 Gay St. for $1.

John F. Murphy, Thomas Murphy and RPM Rentals to Terri K. Duffy: Property at 120 N. Greenwood St. for $16,500.

Woodrow Benson and Mary Benson to Joshua Benson: Property at 221 Spruce St. for $1.

Rush Township:

Helen Breslin to Shellie A. Witcofsky: Property at 64 Wayne Avenue for $72,000.

Edward L. Hartranft and Anna Hartranft to Anne Marie Fenkner: Property at 123 Progress Avenue for $1.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees were signed by the county court.

Donna L. Delpero, 139 S. Second St., Lehighton, from Joseph G. Delpero, 100 E. Front St., Lansford.

Richard E. Moyer, 1541 Fritz Valley Road, Lehighton, from Charlene R. Moyer, 230 Cleveland St., McAdoo.

Shawn M. Riley, 1211 Center St., Jim Thorpe, from Renee L. Riley, same address.

Andrea A. Brown, 2430 Little Gap Road, Palmerton, from Robert E. Hazzard, 407 Community Drive, Shillington.

Friday, August 15, 2014

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Randy H. Frey to Jeffrey Weiner, 24 Craig Road, Lehighton, property at 42 Craig Road, $33,000.

Franklin Township

Gisela R. Lynch to Gisela R. Kiefer, 620 Innsbruck Drive, Lehighton, property at 620 Innsbruck Drive, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Early Times to Federal National Mortgage Association, Dallas, Tex., property at 631 Center St., $1.

Kidder Township

Craig R. Messmer to Holiday Pocono Civic Association, P.O. Box 57, Albrightsville, Holiday Poconos lots 537, 538 and 539, Section C, $10,444.50.

Lansford

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

William J. Hines to Angela Lilana Gambino, Hazleton, property at 130-131 Penrose St., $25,000.

Franklin Township

Tax Claim Bureau of Carbon County to C & D Trout Ponds, 1868 Long Run Road, Lehighton, property along Mill Run Drive, $848.

Jim Thorpe

David L. Kuhn to Hooven Hall, LLC, 185 Woodside Drive, Jim Thorpe, property on Susquehanna Street, $225,000.

Kidder Township

Sheriff of Carbon County to ESSA Bank and Trust, Stroudsburg, property along Rt. 903, Jonathan Point, $1.

Lansford

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Tamaqua:

Robert C. Smith and Joanne Smith to Gregory C. Smith: Property at 7 Market St. for $1.

Blackstone Funding LLC to Patricia Roachford: Property at 417 N. Elizabeth St. for $10,000.

Daniel DiBartolo and Bethany DiBartolo to Daniel DiBartolo: Property at 300 Penn St. for $1.

Marcelino Rivera to Federal National Mortgage Corp.: Property at 225 Cedar St. for $1,084.

Matthew Bynon and Sherry Bynon to Deutsch National Bank and Soundview Home Loan: Property at 208 N. Lehigh St. for $1,278.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Sheriff of Carbon County to LSFB Master Participation Trust, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, property at 137 Tamaqua St., $1.

Franklin Township

Nelson Steigerwalt Jr. to Ronald Leikel Jr., 128 Fairyland Road, Lehighton, property at 128 Fairyland Road, $115,000.

Christine Mazurkiewicz to Sophie Mazurkiewicz, Great Neck, New York, Plantation Section II, Lot 24, $1.

Jim Thorpe

William J. Gushue Jr. to Jerome K. Sheckler II, 1003 North St., property at 1003 North St., $1.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Credit defaults

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

Portfolio Recovery Associates, Norfolk, Va., filed four actions as follows: Diane Rizzo, 101 Meckesville Rd., Albrightsville, seeking $8,136.92; Lindsey Bales, 533 North St., Jim Thorpe, and Louis Bales, 7 Pittston Ave., Pittston, seeking $2,070.65; John Tyahla, 253 W. White St., Summit Hill, seeking $1,602.63; and Cindy L. Hunter, 1246 Indian Hill Rd., Lehighton, seeking $1,407.05.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Credit defaults

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

Cavalry Investments, Valhalla, N.Y., filed three actions as follows: Daniel Mazmanian, 31 Race St., Jim Thorpe, seeking $17,223.50; Brian J. and Leann Miller, 1023 E. Main St., Weatherly, seeking $16,550.20; and Debra A. Orban, 956 Beaver Run Drive, Lehighton, seeking $14,786.91.