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Court News

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Judgment

NCEP, Box 1589, Suwanne, Georgia, has filed a judgment against Guy A. Christman, 613 South St., Jim Thorpe, for $1,213.4.

Credit defaults

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

Midland Funding, Philadelphia, filed three actions as follows: Daniel Miller, 48 W. Fell St., Summit Hill, seeking $922.34; Bruce Romig, 328 W. Kline Ave., Lansford, seeking $1,702.80; and Daniel Dempsey, 50 W. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning, seeking $1,023.68.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Credit account owed

Calvary SPV 1 LLC, has filed a debt collection complaint against Rosanna Rufrano, 19 Apache Way, Jim Thorpe.

The complaint alleges the defendant is in default of a GE Capital Retail Bank/QCARD account in the amount of $2,031.15.

Motion for partition

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Rush Township

Carol Cicioni to Kyle J. Kester and Amanda D. Kester: Property on the east side of Cumberland Street for $35,000.

Diana Demianenko and Olga Kushnir to William M. Hodnik and Colleen M. Hodnik: Property at 25 Oak Court for $195,000.

Dennis W. Garber and Barbara E. Garber to Justin A. Kaiser: Property at 148 Grier Ave. for $78,334.

Joseph T. Hafer and Bernadette M. Hafer to Christopher G. Poko: Property at 123 Cumberland Ave. for $125,000.

West Penn Township

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Deeds recorded

Penn Forest Township

Michael L. James Sr., to Tina M. Rzucidlo, 106 Oak Ridge Drive, Albrightsville, property at 106 Oak Ridge Drive, $155,000.

Roger J. Youngren to Christopher L. Gavitt, Stroudsburg, property at 101 Thomas Lane, Albrightsville, $167,000.

Patrick G. Neville to Patrick G. Neville, Bellmore, New York, Lot 124, Section A, Pleasant Valley West, $1.

Rowland R. Metcalf Sr., to Rowland R. Metcalf Sr., Lyndhurst, New York, property at 37 Basswood Court, Albrightsville, $1.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Franklin Township

Ruth A. Kneiss to John E. Fisher III, 120 Acorn Drive, Lehighton, property at 120 Acorn Drive, $200,000.

Sheriff of Carbon County to Midfirst Bank, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, property at 1131 Main Road, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Sheriff of Carbon County to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, Carrollton, Texas, property at 228 North Ave., $1.

Joseph F. Hiatt to Joseph F. Hiatt, 120 Silk St., Jim Thorpe, property at 120 Silk St., $1.

Kidder Township

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Mortgage foreclosures

The Bank of New York Mellon, West Palm Beach, Florida, has filed a mortgage foreclosure complaint against Jean A. Eremus, 260 N. First St., Lehighton, over property at that address.

Judgment in the amount of $42,463.71, plus interest, costs, fees and attorney’s fees is sought.

Wells Fargo Bank N.A., has filed a mortgage foreclosure complaint against Carolyn Schuessler, 105 Repsher Lane, Lehighton, over a property at that address.

Judgment in the amount of $163,513.17, plus interest, attorney’s fees and costs is sought.

Municipal liens

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Judgment on verdict

Michael J. and Karen P. Donahue, Levittown, have entered a post-trial judgment against Joseph L. Ventresca, Moorestown, New Jersey, following a verdict in their favor.

By virtue of a nonjury verdict dated July 22, 2015, the plaintiffs prevailed in defense of a mortgage foreclosure action in which proceedings took place on June 27 and Oct. 14, 2014. The claim involved a property at 384 Kipling Lane, Penn Forest Township.

Friday, September 25, 2015

State lien filed

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Labor and Industry, Harrisburg, has filed a lien against BLC Operators Inc., 100 N. Lake Drive, Lake Harmony, seeking penalty charges assessed to it regarding Unemployment Compensation Fund withholdings by the employer.

The judgment is in the amount of $999.94, plus $27.35 filing fee costs.

Wants cleanup costs

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Deeds recorded

Bowmanstown

Robert W. Spairana to Justin Aaron Willingham, 637 Mill St., Palmerton, property at 637 Mill St., $1.

Franklin Township

Bank of New York Mellon to Cory Hill, 264 Mountain Top Drive, Lehighton, property at 50 Maple Ave., $161,000.

Jim Thorpe

Secretary of Veterans Affairs to William T. Gullone, 211 Bear Creek Lake Drive, Jim Thorpe, property at 618 Center Ave., $10,000.

Kidder Township

Dorothy M. Kauker to George Kauker, Yardley, property at 73 Laurel Drive, White Haven, $1.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Suit over sheriff’s sale

The Northeast Investors Group, through its attorney, Roberti & Roberti LLC, Jim Thorpe, has filed a motion to strike a tax claim against the Jim Thorpe Area School District, Carbon County and Kidder Township.

The motion states the plaintiff purchased a property located at 47 Red Fox Court, Lake Harmony, for $6,985 on April 10, 2015, the sale having been conducted by the Carbon County Sheriff’s Office on behalf of Wells Fargo Bank N.A., against a Richard J. Porta.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Brian S. Schleicher to Dillon J. Schleicher, 54 Breezy Lane, Lehighton, property at 1715 Germans Road, $210,000.

Franklin Township

Melvin S.J. Everett to Lori G. Everett, 2640 Interchange Road, Lehighton, property at 2640 Interchange Road, $150,000.

Jim Thorpe

Philip Vino to James Dougher, 169 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe, property at 169 W. Broadway, $130,000.

Timothy Allen Rau to Estate of Harold Ruff, Easton, Maryland, property at 644 Onoko Lane, 41.

Monday, September 21, 2015

Tamaqua:

Bank of America to the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development: Property at 170 W. Spruce St. for $1.

Tammy J. Schock to the Federal National Mortgage Association: Property at 3 Cherry St. for $1.

Midfirst Bank to the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development: Property at 411 Hazle St. for $1.

Rush Township:

Ernest E. Johnson and Evelyn Johnson to Karen M. Thomas-Tiano and Craig Tiano: Property at 58 Great oaks Drive for $250,000.

Monday, September 21, 2015

 

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

Portfolio Recovery Associates, Norfolk, Virginia, filed two actions as follows: Geraldine Bender, 304 Fourth St., Weatherly, seeking $1,254.84; and Joseph Carney, 229 Unionville Road, Jim Thorpe, seeking $1,909.25.

Capital One Bank, Glen Allen, Virginia, filed against Tamara A. Burns, 1235 Stagecoach Road, Palmerton, seeking $17,248.65.

Marriage license

Monday, September 21, 2015

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

U.S. Bank N.A., to Johnny Bravo, Brooklyn, New York, property at 5 W. Market St., Tresckow, $9,000.

East Penn Township

Craig Hann to Craig S. Hann, 134 Twelf Acre Lane, Lehighton, property at 134 Twelf Acre Lane, $1.

Franklin Township

Audrey S. Cebrosky to Matthew R. Zern, 218 Held St., Lehighton, property at 218 Held St., $90,000.

Brenda V. Stahler to Brenda V. Stahler, 320 Watson Park Blvd., property at 320 Watson Park Blvd., $1.

Jim Thorpe

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Tamaqua

Arthur W. Connely III, Charles R. Connely, and James R. Connely to Wesley T. Johnson: Property at 210 Pine St. for $38,750.

Amy M. Zehner and Shawn G. Zehner to Amy M. Zehner: Property at 226 Gay St. for $1.

Federal National Mortgage Association to Stanley Mellor: Property at 70 Bowe St. for $9,000.

Franklin and Phyllis Pruett to Kerry F. Pruett, Diane L. Pruett, Thomas D. Fegley, Susan B. Fegley, Janis L. Keich, and Paul T. Keich: Property at 518 Washington St. for $1.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Prothonotary’s report

A total of 297 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:

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Jim Thorpe

Jennifer A. Schelkopf to John P. Wible, Ivyland, Pennsylvania, Lot 10, Leisureland North, $50,000.

Kidder Township

Robert Lewis to Harry Meyers, Mount Laurel, New Jersey, House 168, Snow Ridge, Section N-1, $92,000.

Scott M. O’Hara to Stephen J. Sarnocinski, Philadelphia, property at 335 Lake View Drive, Lake Harmony, $123,600.

Dennis Murphy to Dennis Murphy, 22 Trapper Trail, P.O. Box 1472, Albrightsville, property at 22 Trapper Trail, $1.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Noelle C. Lesisko and Jay P. Stidham, both of Tamaqua.

Shelly Elizabeth Rex and Kyle Marc Belanchik, both of Tamaqua.

Patty E. Breiner and Jason T. Walker, both of New Ringgold.

Friday, September 4, 2015

Tamaqua

John Schickram to 2 MK Enterprises: Property on West Rose Street for $50,000.

Shirley French to John Myers: Property at 191 Owl Creek Road for $30,000.

Rush Township

Jeffrey G. Benedict to Seitz Brothers Property Holdings: Property on Ryan Avenue for $34,000.

Schuylkill Township

Thomas E. Edmonds and Karen L. Edmonds to Thomas E. Edmonds, Karen L. Edmonds, Christopher W. Klingaman, and Kristen L. Klingaman: Property at 490 Valley St. for $1.

Friday, September 4, 2015

Nursing home bills

The Mahoning Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 397 Hemlock Drive, Lehighton, has filed a civil action against Jean DiFabio Weaver, 110 W. Fell St., Summit Hill, seeking damages in the amount of $27,524.37, plus interest, costs and attorney’s fees for an unpaid fee for services provided to the defendant’s mother, Grace DiFabio.