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Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

Mark E. Delman to Stephen Delman Jr., 47 Berwick St., P.O. Box 47, Beaver Meadows, property at 47 Berwick St., $1.

East Penn Township

Mary C. Pry to Jonathan A. Ammary, 1716 W. Lizard Creek Road, Lehighton, property at 1828 W. Lizard Creek Road, $400,000.

Franklin Township

Barbara A. Sheckler to Gilbert S. Applegate Jr., Bethlehem, property at 2588 Long Run Road, $40,000.

Jim Thorpe

Kenneth G. Ackerman to Jenna S. Derr, 701 South St., Jim Thorpe, property at 701 South St., $74,094.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Mortgage foreclosures

Champion Mortgage Company, Lewisville, Tex., filed a mortgage foreclosure complaint against Norma E. Connolly, 166 Cold Spring Drive, Jim Thorpe, over a property at 509 Bear Creek Lake Drive, Jim Thorpe. Sought is $450,920.03 and continuing interest.

DLJ Mortgage Capital, Inc., Houston, Tex., has filed a mortgage foreclosure complaint against Anthony and Patricia E. Gadaleta, 974 Pohopoco Drive, Lehighton, over a property at that address. Sought is $346,890.27, plus interest and costs.

Prothonotary's report

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Structured settlement

Shawn Filchner, 178 Avenue A, Palmerton, and Stone Street Capital, LLC, Bethesda, Md., have filed a structured settlement petition seeking court approval of an early distribution owed Filchner as a result of an injury claim.

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Summary appeals

Judge John E. Domalakes held hearings on appeals from convictions by magisterial district judges and ruled as follows:

Dolores Gahres, 58, Pottsville, lost her appeal as the court found her guilty of speeding and fined her $35 plus $50 costs. She was cited by Trooper Michael Allar when stopped last Aug. 25 on Interstate 81 in Ryan Township.

Monday, December 31, 2012

Injunctive relief

Shawn Nalesnik, 120 N. Oak St., Summit Hill, has filed a complaint seeking declaratory judgment and injunctive relief against the United National Insurance Company, Bala Cynwyd, and Blue Label Properties, LLC, 422 N. Fourth St., Lehighton.

Monday, December 31, 2012

Property transfers recorded at the Schuylkill County Courthouse were as follows:

Josephine Matula to Michael and Aimee Caputo, a two story cement block dwelling house at 266 East High Street, Coaldale, $10,800.

Robin Davison, as executor of the estate of Nance J. Roberts to Daniel L. and Susan J. Christian, property on north side of Ryan Avenue, Rush Township, $1 (full consideration $100,000).

Monday, December 31, 2012

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Federal National Mortgage Association to Maria Mejia, 3 N. Chestnut St., Tresckow, property at 3 N. Chestnut St., $9,500.

Bowmanstown

Morris C. Chong to Morris C. Chong, 609 Mill St., Bowmanstown, property at 609 Mill St., $1.

East Penn Township

Amandus C. Steigerwalt to Janet L. Raub, 2357 Ben Salem Road, Andreas, parcel 99-8-B20, 2.03 acres, $1.

HSBC Bank, USA, N.A., to Ghassan Youwakim, Bethlehem, property at 564 Stone Mountain Road, $87,150.

Jim Thorpe

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Property transfers recorded at the Schuylkill County Courthouse were as follows:

Keith J. Strouse, as master in partition by court order, to Kevin J. Kennedy, of Tamaqua, property at 252-254 Cedar Street, Tamaqua, $1 (full consideration $51,000).

Eugene Matweecha, widow, and Jean Ann Matwqeecha and Judy Palmer to Jean Ann Matweecha, McAdoo and Judy Palmer, Allentown, property on east side of Hancock Street, McAdoo, $1 (transaction between parent and children).

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Credit defaults

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

Discover Bank, c/o DB Servicing Corporation, New Albany, Ohio, filed against Robert S. Voto, 7 Sycamore Circle, Albrightsville. Sought is $10,177.16 plus costs.

Discover Bank, f/k/a Greenwood Trust Company, New Castle, Del., filed against Eylin J. Agosto, 1197 Germans Road, Lehighton. Sought is $7,460.84 plus interest and costs.

Judgments recorded

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Divorces granted

John Carl Bilodeau, 23 Mahanoy Avenue, Tamaqua, was granted a divorce from Andyara Cristianne Alves, Mastic, New York. They were married December 16, 2011.

Tracy E. Hoffman, Pottsville, was granted a divorce from Curtis M. Hoffman, Orwigsburg, They were married January 16, 2006.

William M. Rose, Jr., Pottsville, was granted a divorce from Carol Rose, Port Carbon. They were married August 30, 1997.

Anna Marie Melnick was granted a divorce from Raymond E. Melnick, both of Schuylkill Haven. They were married May 7, 1977.

Friday, December 28, 2012

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

Maxine Baran to James Piskorick, Hazleton, property on Church Street, $1.

East Penn Township

William H. Bayer to Barbara A. McCullion, 119 S. Ninth St., Lehighton, parcel No. 72-9-A10, $1.

Franklin Township

Carol D. Behler to Darrin Goldberg, 195 Clayton Curve, Palmerton, property at 949 Indian Hill Road, $80,000.

Jim Thorpe

Sheriff of Carbon County to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, McLean, Va., property at 209 Broadview Drive, $1.

Kidder Township

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Mortgage

foreclosures

Suntrust Mortgage, Inc., Richmond, Va., filed a mortgage foreclosure complaint against Paul and Diana Lisa, Lot 620F, Algonquin Road, a/k/a 67 Algonquin Road, Jim Thorpe, over property at that address. Sought is $320,940.19 and continuing interest.

J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., Columbus, Ohio, filed a mortgage foreclosure complaint against Jason B. and Tonya L. Haydt, 40 Crescent Drive, a/k/a Lot 1 Crescent Drive, Lehighton, over property at that address. Sought is $238,371.79 and continuing interest.

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Divorces granted

David T. Vanieson, 41 Hemlock Drive, Sheppton Village, East Union Township, was granted a divorce from Mary J. Vanieson, 48 Market Street, Sheppton. They were married April 20, 1984.

Eleanora M. Picone, Carini, Palermo, Italy, was granted adivorce from Salvatora Picone,194 Overlook Drive, Tamaqua. They were married September 18, 1989.

Gary J. Guinther, 196 Market Street, Cumbola Village, Blythe Township, was granted a divorce from Karie Rupert, 700 Ringtown Road, Zion Grove Village, North Union Township. They were married October 7, 2011.

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Treasurer's report

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Tax Claim Bureau of Carbon County to Land Tycoon, Inc., 1933 State Rt. 903, Jim Thorpe, property on West Sunset Lane, $67,253.

Franklin Township

Dale R. Helwig to Paul C. Kelley, 636 Vine St., Lehighton, two transcations, property at 636 Vine St., $200,000, and vacant land at 641 Vine St., $7,303.00.

Jim Thorpe

Sheriff of Carbon County to PNC Bank, N.A., Pittsburgh, property at 516 South Ave., $1.

Kidder Township

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Wants propertysubject to lien

Erica Harrison, 322 W. Ridge St., Lansford, has filed a civil action against two persons and a business in that borough, seeking to have a property and a vehicle owned by them subject to a lien previously ordered by the court.

The plaintiff filed the suit as parent and natural guardian of Anders Nisen against Deanna J. Renzo and Paul J. Hruska, both of 428 E. Front St., and Carbon Premier Realty, LLC, 2 E. Ridge St., all of Lansford.

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Deeds recorded

Bowmanstown

Ralph G. Smith to Russell S. Muffley, 767 Fireline Road, Palmerton, property at 109 Forge St., $51,000.

Franklin Township

Citigroup Mortgage Loan Trust, Inc., to Jaevka Investments, LLC, 1820 Lower Smith Gap Road, Kunkletown, property at 475 Rock St., $72,600.

Kidder Township

Tax Claim Bureau of Carbon County to Land Tycoon, Inc., 1933 State Rt. 903, Jim Thorpe, property at 20 Tallwood Drive, Lake Harmony, $74,447.

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Mortgage foreclosure

Wells Fargo Bank, c/o 3476 Stateview Blvd., Fort Mill, S.C., filed a mortgage foreclosure action against James M. and Jessica Long, 797 Elm St., Lehighton, over property at that address. Sought is $207,750.20 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.

Target National Bank, Philadlephia, filed against Virginia C. Henninger, 828 E. Patterson St., Lansford, seeking $5,587.72.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

Linda Dale Leonard to Susan M. Shaw, 16 Berwick St., Beaver Meadows, property at 16 Berwick St., $36,500.

Franklin Township

David L. Walker to David L. Walker, 516 Walnut St., Lehighton, Marian L. Walker Jr. Subdivision, Lot 2, $1.

Mark J. Berkes to Mark J. Berkes, 321 M. Joshua Lane, Kunkletown, property at 321 Joshua Lane, $1.

Kidder Township

Tax Claim Bureau of Carbon County to Land Tycoon, Inc., 1933 State Rt. 903, Jim Thorpe, property along Route 940, $11,772.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

File for divorce

Carol A. Sedlak, 201 E. Broad St., Apt. 1E, Tamaqua, filed suit for divorce against James S. Sedlak, 101 . Centre St., Apt. 708, Mahanoy City. They were married July 6, 1992.

Reduce bail