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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Divorces granted

Maria Angelica Bravo, 318 Lafayette St., Tamaqua, was granted a divorce from Michael A. Bravo, 234 Mauch Chunk St., Tamaqua. They were married Jan. 6, 1995.

Darin A. Ruch was granted a divorce from Jennifer L. Ruch, both of 283 Owl Creek Road, Tamaqua. They were married April 12, 1997.

Lisa Ann Evans. Nanticoke, was granted a divorce from Shane Evans, 243 W. Broad St., Tamaqua. They were married April 2, 2012.

Jennifer Kruss, Palo Alto, was granted a divorce from John Kruss, Marlin, Norwegian Township. They were married Sept. 8, 2001.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Robert J. Sell, Tamaqua, to Michael J. and Tracey J. Chickilly, West Penn Township, property on the east side of Lehigh Street, Tamaqua, $1 (full consideration $63,500).

Andrew S. and Annette Yankus, Mahanoy City, to Locust Valley Partners, LLC, Barnesville, property on East Centre Street, Mahanoy City, $45,000.

Theodore R. Antonelli, Newark, Del., to Gina R. Evangelista, 109 W. Pine St., Sheppton, East Union Township, parcel containing 0.3824 of an acre at the intersection of the right of way of Lorah Streets and south right-of-way of Market Street in Sheppton, $1.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Eagle Rock Resorts Company, Hazle Township, Luzerne County, recorded in the Schuylkill County Courthouse recent sales of 18 lots in its two subdivisions located in East Union Township. The buyers were as follows:

William E. and Jill Suzane Young, of Gap, Pa., Lot Number 206, HF3 Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, East Union Townshiip, $10 (full consideration $32,900).

Bernadette Joy L. Ngo and Jose Sy Lao, of Woodside, N.Y., Lot 463, HF3 Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, East Union Township, $10 (full consideration $37,900).

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Mortgage foreclosures

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

Citimortgage Inc., c/o 1000 Technology Drive, O'Fallon, Ohio, filed against Susan M. Fezenko, 42 Fox Hill Rd., Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $82,949.28 and continuing interest.

Wells Fargo Bank, c/o 3476 Stateview Blvd., Fort Mill, S.C., filed against Jeffrey S. Howey, 612 Birch Rd., Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $1121,388.78 and continuing interest.

Friday, August 16, 2013

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Kenneth L. Higgins to Kenneth L. Higgins, 210 Sassafrass Road, Lehighton, property at 210 Sassafrass Road, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Louise Ogilvie to Justin Nicholas, Clifton Heights, Pa., property at 68 Broadway (rear), $2,328.

Glenn J. McFarland to Karen R. Farrell, 512 North St., Jim Thorpe, property at 512 North St., $85,000.

Kidder Township

Shirley Kantor to Jacqueline Kantor Bodner, Port Washington, N.Y., property at 70 Ruffled Grouse Lane, Lake Harmony, $1.

Friday, August 16, 2013

File for divorce

Giusi D. Picone, 1321 Shady Lane, Tamaqua, filed for divorce from Roberto Picone, 181 Owl Creek Road, Tamaqua. They were married June 5, 1995.

Divorces granted

Charles Scott Lehman, 46 Crest St., Barnesville, was granted a divorce from Angela M. Lehman, 50 Long Lane, Barnesville. They were married June 22, 2002.

Matthew M. Daub, Tower City, was granted a divorce from Jennifer J. Daub, Schuylkill Haven. They were married Sept. 7, 2007.

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Credit defaults

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

Ability Recovery Services, Wyoming, filed against Lorraine Bolduc, 328 W. Ridge St., Lansford, seeking $12,158.50.

Midland Funding, San Diego, Calif., filed three actions as follows: John Newhall III, 174 Pine Wood Drive, Jim Thorpe, seeking $8,825.57; Dina H. Tudisco, 1108 Brenkman Drive, Weatherly, seeking $1,300.50; and Michael Fairchild, 12 Spruce St., Lehighton, seeking $5,660.28.

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Deeds recorded

Bowmanstown

Robert F. Kolnik to Bradley D. Markert, P.O. Box 344, Bowmanstown, property at 514 Ore St., $135,000.

Jim Thorpe

Louise Ogilvie to Cynthia J. Bearer, 143 High St., Jim Thorpe, property at 70 Broadway (rear), $2,328.

Kidder Township

LNV Corporation to Edward R. Gower Jr., 16 Turkey Path Trail, White Haven, property at 16 Turkey Path Trail, $200,000.

Meritt W. Brown Jr. to Christopher M. Farina, Harleysville, Pa., property at 309 Estates Drive, Lake Harmony, $155,000.

Lansford

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Jerome and Beverly Ogrodnich, Kline Township, to Robert Yevak, Hazleton, property at 108 Cleveland St., McAdoo $55,000.

Peter Trudich to John Trudich, property at 19 E. Elm St., Tamaqua, $1 (transaction between brothers).

Eagle Rock Resorts, Hazel Township, Luzerne County, to Stephanie Tell, Lancaster, Lot 52, WSS7 Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, east Union Township, $10 (full consideration $66,900).

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

Steven Yackanicz to Donald E. Paynter, Stroudsburg, property at 10-12 Tamaqua St., $54,000.

East Side Boro

Anthony G. Malecki to Raymond Fisher, 1973 State St., White Haven, property along Rt. 940, $110,000.

Jim Thorpe

Zachary Wolverton to National Transfer Services, LLC, 178 Pine Drive, Jim Thorpe, property at 178 Pine Drive, $130,000.

National Transfer Services, LLC, to Cynthia J. Bearer, 178 Pine Drive, Jim Thorpe, property at 178 Pine Drive, $130,000.

Kidder Township

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Credit card debt

Discover Bank, New Albany, Ohio, is seeking a judgment against Christopher Anderson, 227 Owl Creek Road, Tamaqua, alleging he owes $12,807.98 on his credit card plus interest and costs.

Divorces granted

Matthew M. Minolda was granted a divorce from Danielle G. Minalda, both of 717 W. Spruce St., Mahanoy City. They were married Aug. 16, 2003.

Ann Herring, Pottsville, was granted a divorce from Rodney Herring, Pine Grove. They were married June 27, 1996.

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Construction dispute

Debi Bachman, 43 Panther Run Rd., Jim Thorpe, has filed a civil action against Northeastern Site Developers Inc., Box 1750, Ablrightsville.

The suit states on April 10, 2010, the parties entered into a construction agreement for a home at 42 Panther Run Road. An addendum was entered on March 8, 2011, to the construction contract.

The suit further states construction began on Dec. 15, 2010, and finished on July 29, 2011, with the plaintiff moving in on Aug. 5, 2011.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Kelly D. Gronski to Nicole Ann Matsko, 53 E. Maple St., Tresckow, property at 53 E. Maple St., $61,800.

Jim Thorpe

Barry T. Phillips Jr. to Victoria Redline, 112 South Ave., Jim Thorpe, property at 112 South Ave., $1.

Marcy Lyn E. Paules to Marcy Lyn E. Hunsicker, 520 Pine St., Jim Thorpe, property at 520 Pine St., $1.

Kidder Township

Tax Claim Bureau of Carbon County to Connie Fulk, 57 Towers Road, Weatherly, property along Rt. 940, $770.32.

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Gary W. Smith to Scott D. and Janine M. Hauszlayak, Lot 5 in Phase One of Magnolia Gardens Subdivision in Ryan Township, $209,000.

Tammy M. Bair to Carl E. Ankiewicz and Eric Ankiewicz, parcel on Hazleton Avenue in Rush Township, $34,000.

Alice R. Malin, Gletsaw, Allegheny County, to Mary Frances Curvey, Silver Spring, Md., tract containing 7.35 acres adjoiining Adonis Water Company land in Ryan Township, $1 (transfer between sisters).

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Divorces started

Linda M. Hummel, 116 W. 27th St., Northampton, filed against Kenneth J. Hummel, 115 Fig Way, Palmerton. They were married Oct. 5, 1974.

Karen G. Graver, 326 N. Harrity Rd., Palmerton, filed against James M. Graver, same address. They were married July 21, 1973.

Marc A. Witowski, 337 Butternut Court, Millersville, Md., filed against Michele Witowski, 168 Delaware Ave., Palmerton. They were married July 28, 2008.

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Donna Keller, as executor of the estate of Anna Mae Malay, late of Tamaqua, to Evelyn M. Lesniak, Tamaqua, property at 543 E. Union St., Tamaqua, $1 (full consideration $12,000).

Ronald J. Miller Jr., Gordon, to Keystone Frontier Investments, Ryan Township, property at 30 Walnut St., Delano, Delano Township, $1,200.

Eagle Rock Resorts Company, Hazle Township, Luzerne County, to Aida B. Santos and Orlando Q. Centeno, both of Jackson Heights, N.Y., Lot 440, ER Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, East Union Township,$10 (full consideration $66,900).

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees have been signed by the county court.

Paul George Sherbine, 695 Firehouse Rd., Palmerton, from Valerie Gail Sherbine, 9376 Laandis Lane, East Greenville.

Jared Reitz, 33 S. Tippets Rd., Nesquehoning, from Jessica Reitz, 61 W. High St., Nesquehoning.

Theresa A. Fronheiser, 4075 Fireline Rd., Palmerton, from Shawn A. Fronheiser, 3530 Forest Inn Rd., Palmerton.

John William Neville, 179 Whitman Lane, Albrightsville, from Doreen Neville, 7 Club House Rd., Jim Thorpe.

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

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, New Castle, Del., filed against George C. Strohl III, 1824 Blakeslee Blvd. Drive East, Lehighton, seeking $1,349.82.

American Express Centurion Bank, Salt Lake City, UH., filed against Dennis E. Hager, Broadway, Jim Thorpe, seeking $6,042. A second action was filed by the bank against Hager seeking $4,784.57.

Monday, July 29, 2013

File for divorce

Thomas J. Buchman filed suit for divorce from Pamela Mae Buchman, both of 797 Ringtown Road, Zion Grove, North Union Township. They were married Nov. 10,1999.

Lisa A. Spahn, Zion Grove R.1, started a divorce proceeding against James B. Spahn, 18095 Black Mallard Way, Onancock, Va. They were married May 16, 1992.

Divorces granted

Rebecca M. Wagner was granted a divorce from Robert B. Wagner, both of Orwigsburg; They were married July 3, 2001.

Monday, July 29, 2013

Deeds recorded

Jim Thorpe

Sheriff of Carbon County to Jim Thorpe National Bank, 12 Broadway, Jim Thorpe, property at 604 South Ave., $1.

Kidder Township

Mark A. Lettieri to Anthony Petaccio, P.O. Box 83, Albrightsville, property on Rt. 534, $21,000.

Lansford

Sheriff of Carbon County to Mauch Chunk Trust Company, 1111 North St., Jim Thorpe, property on West Kline Avenue, $1.

Lehigh Township

Bruce Hoffman to Bruce Hoffman, 2259 S. Lehigh Gorge Drive, Weatherly, property at 2259 S. Lehigh Gorge Drive, $1.

Lehighton