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Friday, February 26, 2016

Marriage license

William Terence Hartman and Geralyn Scarpati, of Jim Thorpe.

Bills owed

The following actions have been filed by plaintiffs seeking payment of bills allegedly owed by the defendants for materials/services provided.

Standard Metal Industries LLC, 500 S. Ninth St., Lehighton, filed an action against 31 Supply, 3405 Centennial Drive, Midland, Michigan.

The plaintiff claims it supplied various insulation materials starting in September 2009 to the defendant and a bill is owed. Sought is $18,470.50 plus interest, costs and fees.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Tamaqua

Gus P. Konstas and Marie E. Konstas to Marie E. Konstas: Property at 46 W. Broad St., $1.

Gus P. Konstas and Marie E. Konstas to Marie E. Konstas: Property at 325 Rowe St., $1.

Rush Township

Katherine A. Keister and Timothy A. Keister to Timothy A. Keister: Properties on the south side of Hauto Road, $1.

George Caravello to Robert L. Eickenhoff II: Property at 1 Gary Road, $124,900.

Gus P. Konstas and Marie E. Konstas to Marie E. Konstas: Property on north Maple Street, $1.

Friday, February 19, 2016

Liens filed

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Revenue, has filed a lien against the following:

Pet Store Universe Inc., 450 Interchange Road, Lehighton, judgment is in the amount of $1,211.18, seeking a return of sales use and hotel occupancy taxes and employer withholding taxes.

MRH Services LLC, 332 Fairyland Road, Lehighton, judgment is in the amount of $652.96, seeking a return of employer withholding taxes.

Daisy Valdez, 29 Broadway, Jim Thorpe, judgment is in the amount of $8,015.01, seeking a return of sales use and hotel occupancy taxes.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Tamaqua

Harral Sergeant to Joseph Y. Chamoun: Property at 153½ Penn St., $800.

Rush Township

Joseph J. Galada and Danielle M. Galada to Joseph J. Galada III: Property at 588 Fairview St., $15,000.

McAdoo

James P. Mackin and Victoria Mackin to James A. Klotz: Property at 122 rear, South Kennedy, $1.

Joseph Mingo to Carolyn Mingo: Property at 4 S. Harrison St., $80,000.

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Brian L. Welch: Property at 19-21 N. Hancock St., $22,000.

Kline Township

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Transferred case

A case started in Philadelphia County has been transferred to the Carbon County Court as per a stipulation of the parties.

In the case, Michael Kovich, Philadelphia, has filed a two-count claim against the Allstate Property and Casualty Insurance Company, Northbrook, Illinois, concerning a motor vehicle accident.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Deeds recorded

Bowmanstown

Sheriff of Carbon County to Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, West Palm Beach, Florida, property at 207 White St., $1.

Franklin Township

Melodie B. Eckhart to Trans A. Eckhart, 360 Fairview St., Lehighton, property at 360 Fairview St., $1.

Kidder Township

Anthony P. Dagostino to Anthony P. Dagostino Revocable Trust, 76 Rock Ridge Road, Lake Harmony, property at 21 Rock Ridge Road, $1.

Lansford

Randy J. Johannsen to Tetrahedron Realty LLC, Astoria, New York, property at 38 Springgarden St., $99,500.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Revenue from deeds

Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 220 deeds, 138 mortgages and 288 other writs during the month of January.

As a result of those transactions, McCall turned over to the Carbon County General Fund the sum of $23,470.34.

A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $18,746; data processing fees, $1,606.09; notaries, $30; commission on transfers and writs, $2,254.85; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $833.40.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Sues over crash

A two-count complaint involving a motor vehicle crash is seeking damages in excess of $100,000, plus attorney’s fees, costs and expenditures, delay damages and interest.

Larry and Jane Strohl, husband and wife, of 1975 Forrest Inn Road, Palmerton, are seeking a jury trial to decide a case against Kaycie Reabold, 300 S. Seventh St., Lehighton.

The complaint alleges Reabold was driving a vehicle on Feb. 6, 2014, at 3:55 p.m. that rear-ended a stopped vehicle operated by Larry Strohl while the vehicles were traveling on Route 209 in Towamensing Township.

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

Deborah Ann Strack to Metro P. Strack, Hazleton, property at 22 Penrose St., $1.

Jim Thorpe

Gerald F. Strubinger Jr. to Gerald F. Strubinger Jr., 164 Manor Lane, Lehighton, property at 632 South St., $1.

Kidder Township

Louis W. Tilley to Louis W. Tilley, Chesterbrook, property at 37 Forest Drive, Lake Harmony, $1.

Mary Jane Roethlin to Kevin Legenz, Wilmington, Delaware, property at 114 Crest Drive, Lake Harmony, $160,000.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Mortgage foreclosures

Wells Fargo Bank N.A., Fort Mill, South Carolina, has filed a mortgage foreclosure complaint against John and Margaret A. Cullen, 13 E. Foster Ave., Coaldale, and Bryan S. Cullen, 400 Lake Drive, Nesquehoning, over a property at the Lake Hauto address.

The complaint seeks judgment in the amount of $167,137.90, plus interest, attorney’s fees and costs.

TD Bank N.A., Wilmington, Delaware, has filed a mortgage foreclosure complaint against Michael Petrin, aka Michael M. Petrin, 1640 Route 534, Albrightsville, over a property at that address.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Sheriff of Carbon County to Federal National Mortgage Association, Washington, D.C., property at 3 W. Main St., Junedale, $1.

East Penn Township

Sheriff of Carbon County to JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A., Columbus, Ohio, property at 102 Honeysuckle Lane, $1.

Herbert R. Truhe to Jonathan A. Ammary, 1716 W. Lizard Creek Road, Lehighton, property at 1591 Germans Road, $20,000.

Jim Thorpe

Sandra E. Knoll to Bradley S. Kell, 105 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe, property at 105 W. Broadway, $150,000.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Marriage licenses

Nicole M. Burke and Trevor D. Pavalko, both of New Philadelphia.

Kathryn R. Hamby and Duane R. Riley, both of Mahanoy City.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Tamaqua

Petro Ryan to Bank of America: Property at 635 E. Broad St., $1,285.

Andrew J. Miller and Margaret Miller to Calvin C. Miller and Melissa Miller: Property at 203 Hunter St., $1.

Philip C. Houm and Rose M. Houm to Philip C. Houm, Rose M. Houm, Amy L. Houm, Lisa A. Mace and Philip J. Houm: Property at 414 Hazle St., $1.

Raymond J. Dewire and Louise Dewire to Robert Coccio: Property at 317 Rowe St., $20,000.

West Penn Township

Richard R. Dombrosky and Annette L. Dombrosky to Richard R. Dombrosky: Property at 74 Dogwood Lane, $1.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

David R. Gentele to David R. Gentele, 22 E. Maple St., P.O. Box 266, Tresckow, property at 22 E. Maple St., $1.

Bowmanstown

Richard A. Melhem to Cory D. Seip, 241 Ore St., Bowmanstown, property at 241 Ore St., $145,000.

East Penn Township

Sheriff of Carbon County to Nationstar Mortgage LLC, Coppell, Texas, property at 1973 E. Lizard Creek Road, $1.

Jay Peter Poust to Jay Peter Poust, 818 Lizard Creek Road, P.O. Box 51, Andreas, property at 65 Sunrise Terrace Lane, $1.

Monday, February 8, 2016

Prothonotary’s report

A total of 241 cases were started in January in the office of Carbon County Prothonotary Joann M. Behrens, according to a monthly statistical report released by the officeholder. A breakdown of cases is as follows:

Monday, February 8, 2016

Tamaqua:

Petro Ryan to Bank of America: Property at 635 E. Broad St., $1,285.

Andrew J. Miller and Margaret Miller to Calvin C. Miller and Melissa Miller: Property at 203 Hunter St., $1.

Philip C. Houm and Rose M. Hour to Philip C. Houm, Rose M. Houm, Amy L. Houm, Lisa A. Mace and Philip J. Houm: Property at 414 Hazle St., $1.

Raymond J. Dewire and Louise Dewire to Robert Coccio: Property at 317 Rowe St., $20,000.

West Penn Township:

Richard R. Dombrosky and Annette L. Dombrosky to Richard R. Dombrosky: Property at 74 Dogwood Lane, $1.

Friday, February 5, 2016

Marriage licenses

George Bolinsky and Betty Jean Lamb, of Weatherly.

Herman William Baier III and Daniel Brandow Zotynia, of Jim Thorpe.

Danny James Joubert and Kenneth Robert Adcox, of Lehighton.

Andrew Alan Lovett, of Weatherly, and Kellyjo Lynn Salvaterra, of Freeland.

Nathan Sterling McFarland and Tiffany April Weaver, of Jim Thorpe.

Samuel Daniel Bonner and Nicole Marie Hill, of Jim Thorpe.

Auto crash suits

The following two actions seeking damages were filed as the result of automobile accidents.

Friday, February 5, 2016

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Vernon E. Fritz to Jonathan D. Fritz, West Chester, vacant lot, Lot 2, Harold S. Fritz Subdivision, $1.

East Side Borough

Raymond E. Fisher Jr. to Raymond E. Fisher Jr., 2500 State St., White Haven, property at 2400 State St., $1.

Franklin Township

Sheriff of Carbon County to Wells Fargo Bank N.A., Fort Mill, South Carolina, property at 51 Hawk Road, $1.

Sheriff of Carbon County to Gateway Funding Diversified Mortgage Services, West Palm Beach, Florida, property at 65 Vilno Circle, $1.

Friday, February 5, 2016

Marriage licenses

Rebecca E. Mastroddi and Donald D. Ludwig, both of New Ringgold.

Friday, February 5, 2016

Tamaqua

Janice K. Fredericks to Thomas G. Fredericks and Janice K. Fredericks: Property at 209 Pine St., $1.

Doris E. Neifert to Doris E. Neifert Jr.: Property at 416 W. Broad St., $1.

West Penn Township

Daniel P. Shoemaker, and Erica L. Shoemaker to Blackstone Funding LLC, JMAC Realty LLC, and Natural Realty LLC: Property on the north side of Summer Valley Road, $10,096.

Daniel P. Shoemaker, and Erica L. Shoemaker to Blackstone Funding LLC, JMAC Realty LLC, and Natural Realty LLC: Property on the north side of Summer Valley Road, $10,228+.