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Court News

Friday, January 22, 2016

Marriage licenses

Tammy M. Keim, Auburn, and William R. Schilling, New Ringgold.

Amber E. Murphy and Jerry J. Feathers, both of Tamaqua.

Friday, January 22, 2016

Deeds recorded

Franklin Township

Wayne W. Wentz to Gerald M. Karp Jr., 650 Fairyland Road, Lehighton, property at 650 Fairyland Road, $174,900.

Jim Thorpe

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to David Yamrich, Cape May Court House, New Jersey, property at 228 North Ave., $9,900.

Lath Carlson to Sky Fogal, 1519 Route 903, Jim Thorpe, property at 324-326 Center Ave., $180,000.

June F. Miller to Bright Path Leasing & Sales LLC, 41 Rocky Ridge Road, Jim Thorpe, property at 101 W. 13th St., $111,000.

Kidder Township

Friday, January 22, 2016

Marriage licenses

Stewart Allen Counterman Jr. and Crystal Marie Bruno, of Lansford.

Jason Michael Hillegass and Staci An Ackley, of Palmerton.

Mortgage foreclosures

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

JP Morgan Chase Bank, c/o 3415 Vision Drive, Columbus, Ohio, filed against Peter M. and Margaret Desmedt, 122 Buckhill Road, Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $103,474.77 and continuing interest.

Saturday, January 16, 2016

A total of 3,788 cases were started in 2015 in the office of Carbon County Prothonotary Joann M. Behrens, according to an annual statistical report released by the officeholder.

The office serves as the headquarters for filing civil legal documents in the Court of Common Pleas, 56th Judicial District.

A breakdown of the 2015 cases is as follows:

Friday, January 15, 2016

Marriage licenses

Lindsay E. Boner and Thomas L. Williamson, both of Tamaqua.

Rebecca Petrey and Matthew C. Hosler, both of Tamaqua.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Marriage licenses

Ricky Allen Troutman and Annette Gail Sanders, of Jim Thorpe.

Gregory Vernon Watts and Molly Jean Hine, of Lehighton.

Michael Elie Khater and Geeta Rani Dharamshot, of Kunkletown.

Kevin Travis Joseph and Debra Lynn Papanek, of Nesquehoning.

Mortgage foreclosures

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

Friday, January 15, 2016

Tamaqua:

Karren M. McIntire and Joseph C. McIntire to Wells Fargo Bank: Property at 535 E. Broad St., $1,214.

Christine A. Zizelmann and Eric S. Zizelmann to Zizelman Business Properties LLC: Property at 500 E. Broad St., $1.

RECA Limted Partnership to Sean J.B. Hegarty: Property at 20 E. Spruce St., $400.

Joan Kast and Adam J. Kast to Michelle R. Killian: Property at 133 Cottage Ave., $1,8500.

Thomas E. Rockwell to David Keith Rockwell: Property at 233 Orwigsburg St., $1.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Jane L. Kriner to Stephen L. Barilla, 2374 Church Hill Road, Lehighton, property at 2374 Church Hill Road, $195,000.

Franklin Township

National Conference of the Evangelical Congregational Church to Peoples Evangelical Congregational Church, 216 Wagner St., Lehighton, four transactions, properties on Main Road, $1 each.

Jim Thorpe

Sturm Firm Inc. to Sierra A. Fogal, 28 Acorn Court, Jim Thorpe, property at 81 Broadway, $255,000.

Kidder Township

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

George W. Shipps Jr. to PA Property Portfolio Inc., 1933 Route 903, Jim Thorpe, property at 2020 Berwick St., $1.

Beaver Meadows

Rita Mihalochick to Thomas Petchel, 133 Dean St., Beaver Meadows, property at 133 Dean St., $1.

Nelson Bray to Michele L. Breitenstein, 60 New St., Beaver Meadows, property at 60 New St., $25,000.

East Penn Township

David D. Hauser to Matthew J. Wentz, 306 N. Third St., Lehighton, vacant land along Sunset Road, $130,000.

Franklin Township

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

The Carbon County Register of Wills and Clerk of Orphans’ Court, Judy F. Moon, has announced the following activity for 2015:

Acting as an agent for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Revenue, for the collection of inheritance taxes, the register accepted 498 payments amounting to $2,979,999.32. The commission on that amount totaled $32,900.07, which was transferred to the Carbon County General Fund.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

More than 8,000 entries were entered in the Carbon County Recorder of Deeds office in 2015, according to an annual statistical report released by Emmett P. McCall, the current officeholder.

As a result of the department’s activities last year, the recorder collected and remitted $3,640,316.74 in revenues.

Breakdowns of filings

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Revenue from deeds

Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 250 deeds, 181 mortgages and 336 other writs during the month of December.

As a result of those transactions, McCall turned over to the Carbon County General Fund the sum of $28,903.18. A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $22,820; data processing fees, $1,888.02; notaries, $30; commission on transfers and writs, $3,073.76; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $727.80.

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Tamaqua:

Kimberly A. Breiner to Joseph Dietrich: Property at 172 Spruce St., $10,000.

Rush Township:

Russell T. Yallas to Gregory N. Danchak Sr. and Christianne F. Bayer: Property at 87 Ryan Avenue, $75,000.

West Penn Township:

Robert C. Davis to James M. Gurcsik: Property at 574 Stoney Lane, $146,000.

Roy D. Miller and Irene M. Miller to Craig T. Foster: Property on Cold Spring Road, $408,000.

McAdoo:

Joyce D. Rawlings and Joseph Osifat to Peter Bumbulsky: Property at 211 E. Sherman Avenue, $53,000.

Kline Township:

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Stephen Davidovich Jr. to Marie Davidovich, 22 E. Main St., P.O. Box 29, Junedale, property on Centre Street, $1.

Bowmanstown

Trinity Lutheran Evangelical Church to Jessica A. Nissen, 509 Ore St., Palmerton, property at 509 Ore St., $125,000.

Franklin Township

Edward Mendys to Bozena M. Kull, Philadelphia, Kriss Pines Executive Estates Lot 6, Section A, $1.

Henry E. Faust Jr. to Henry E. Faust Jr., 410 Pohopoco Drive, Lehighton, property at 410 Pohopoco Drive, $1.

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Marriage license

Lindsay E. Boner and Thomas L. Williamson, both of Tamaqua.

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Pauline Frye to Ronald P. Frye, 40 E. Main St., Junedale, property at 40 E. Main St., $1.

East Penn Township

David D. Hauser to Lisa M. Hauser, 860 W. Sunset Road, Lehighton, property at 83 N. Kittatinny Road, $1.

Susan I. Hackman to Stuart A., Wigney, 642 Stone Mountain Road, Lehighton, property at 640 Stone Mountain Road, $165,000.

Franklin Township

Timothy M. Wagner to Timothy M. Wagner, 750 Evergreen Road, Lehighton, property at 750 Evergreen Road, $1.

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Judgments recorded

Midland Funding LLC, San Diego, California, has filed a transcript of judgment against Andy Coolbaugh, 539 Franklin Ave., Palmerton, which was entered on Jan. 10, 2011, by then Magisterial District Judge Bruce Appleton, Palmerton.

Midland states it is the owner of a credit account with Holtzinger by virtue of assignment of the account, during which time the defendant defaulted.

Judgment is in the amount of $7,433.42 is being sought.

Monday, January 4, 2016

Marriage licenses

Valerie K. Nattress and Daniel M. Waldron, both of Tamaqua.

Saturday, January 2, 2016

Credit default cases

Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC, Norfolk, Virginia, has filed a debt default action against Randy Green, 285-11 Lower Nis Hollow Drive, Lehighton.

The complaint states the plaintiff is the purchaser of a Citibank N.A./ Best Buy account in the name of the defendant, who has defaulted on the terms of the agreement.

Sought is judgment in the amount of $1,620.98, plus costs.

Saturday, January 2, 2016

Credit card defaults

Discover Bank, New Albany, Ohio, has filed two debt collection complaints against local residents who allegedly defaulted on credit card accounts.

The first complaint is against James Deutsch, 374 N. Sixth St., Lehighton.

Sought is judgment in the amount of $18,664.14, plus costs.

The second complaint is against Jill Marie C. Whitney, 675 Hazlewood, Palmerton.

Sought is judgment in the amount of $15,016.38, plus costs.