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Court News

Friday, March 6, 2015

Prothonotary's report

A total of 336 cases were started in February 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:

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Property dispute

Mark Stromelo, 20 N. School St., Nesquehoning, has filed a civil complaint against Carbon-Schuylkill Community Hospital Inc., dba, St. Luke's Miners Memorial Hospital, 360 W. Ruddle St., Coaldale.

The suit states the defendant is the owner of property adjacent to the plaintiffs at 108 W. Catawissa St., in Nesquehoning. The suit alleges the downspouting from the roof of the defendant's property has been discharging large amount of rainfall from its roof to the plaintiff's property for several years.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

LSFB Master Participation Trust to Alfredo Z. Barajas, Hazleton, property at 137 Tamaqua St., rear, Audenried, $25,000.

East Penn Township

Gloria M. Neff to Ryan K. Miller Sr., 34 S. Kittatinny Road, Lehighton, property at 22 S. Kittatinny Road, $32,400.

Jim Thorpe

U.S. Bank, N.A., to JP Homes Inc., Maple Glen, property at 104-106 North Ave., $10,000.

Lansford

Friday, February 27, 2015

Marriage license

Ashley Marie Santiago and Beth Michell Koschak, of Brodheadsville.

Credit defaults

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

American Financial Services, Forth Worth, Texas, filed against Marni Long, 360 Mahoning Drive West, Lehighton, seeking $6,622.

Friday, February 27, 2015

West Penn Township:

Victor and Kristina Markowitz to Wells Fargo Finance: property at 509 Blue Mountain Drive for $1,183.

Harry J. and Shirley A. Barron to Shirley A. Barron and Lainey A. Schock: property at 1332 Clamtown Road for $1.

New Tripoli Bank to Charles R. and Robin A. Hollenbach: property at 84 Chain Circle for $155,000.

New Ringgold:

James E. and Jessica L. Rymarkiewicz to Michael and Vanessa McCormick: property at 44 Hughes St. for $103,000.

Coaldale:

Bank of America to KAJA Holdings 2: property at 232 E. High St. for $6,250.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

Diane E. Dogan Hilliard to Manuel A. Nieves, Hazleton, property at 21-31 Second St., $50,000.

Keith Halechko to Beaver Meadows Borough, 100 E. Broad St., Box 247, Beaver Meadows, property on Church Street, $1.

East Penn Township

Jonathan B. Semmel to Scott D. Semmel, 1005 Charles St., Palmerton, one-ninth interest in 78.6 acres of vacant land, $8,333.

Jonathan B. Semmel to Scott D. Semmel, 1005 Charles St., Palmerton, one and two-thirds interest in 378.55 acres of vacant land, $6,306.

Franklin Township

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Coaldale:

John J. Hill to Lamb Equity: Property at 112 Greenwood St. for $10,000.

Rush Township:

Joseph Seltzer to Shirley French: Property on Tuscarora Park Road for $0.

Shirley A. Gross to Michael R. Gross: Property at 100 Bernard Road for $1.

West Penn Township:

Douglas R. Bachert Jr. to Douglas R. Bachert Jr.: Property at 35 Cletrac Lane for $1.

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Schuylkill County

Sharon M. Wolfe and Wayne P. Heffelfinger, both of Coaldale.

Gloria J. Zancofsky and John K. Zancofsky, both of Tamaqua

Melissa Cynthia Burda and Richard James Lindemuth, both of Barnesville

Alicia Rose Whah and Anthony Christian Houser, both of Tamaqua

Friday, February 20, 2015

Mortgage foreclosures

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

Bank of America, c/o 345 St. Peter St., St. Paul, Minnesota, filed against Donna Laforgia, 903 North St., Weatherly, over property at that address. Sought is $27,093.59 and interest.

Bank of America filed against Mary Rowland, 322 Kilmer Trail, aka, Lot 181, Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $85,380.12 and continuing interest.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Mortgage foreclosures

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

Santander Bank, c/o 824 N. Market St., Wilmington, Delaware, filed against Todd S. and Melissa S. Frank, 545 Franklin Ave., Palmerton, over property at that address. Sought is $80,210.27 and continuing interest.

Nationstar Mortgage, c/o 350 Highland Drive, Lewisville, Texas, filed against Eric J. Betz, 577 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton, over property at that address. Sought is $118,390.44 and continuing interest.

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

Bank of America, N.A., to Diane Dogan Hilliard, Fairfax, Virginia, property at 29-31 Second St., $36,000.

East Penn Township

Robert Wolf to Michael W. Goodwin, Seneca, Pennsylvania, Lot 2, Donald P. and L. Christine Wertman Subdivision, $160,000.

Arlene R. Eckhart to Louis J. Montanaro, 95 Sunrise Terrace Lane, Lehighton, property at 95 Sunrise Terrace Lane, $165,000.

Franklin Township

Maria Domski to Richard P. Roth, 220 Plantation Drive, Lehighton, property at 220 Plantation Drive, $174,000.

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Tamaqua:

Richard T. and Sandra E. Clemson to Carol M. and Stephen R. Matalavage: Property on Church Street for $1,500.

Frank Kramberger to Pedro J. and Aracellus Mauno: Property at 330 W. Broad St. for $10,500.

Coaldale:

Prodovis Mortgage and Urban Fulfillment Services to Promor Investments: Property at 224 W. Phillips St. for $10.

West Penn Township:

Burdell and Dolores Troxell to Dennis Troxell: Property at 291 Troxell Valley Road for $1.

Burdell and Dolores Troxell to Dennis Troxell: Property at 98 Locust Lane for $1.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Prothonotary's report

A total of 240 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 the cases:

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Rental fees

The Carbon County Airport Authority, 2321 Mahoning Drive East, Lehighton, filed a civil complaint against Gerhard Lang, Calle Los Manzanos, 2da a Mano Izquierdo Tipo Chalet, San Rafael Heredia, Costa Rica. The plaintiff owns and operates the Jake Arner Memorial Airport in Mahoning Township.

The suit states the defendant placed an aircraft at the airport in the tie-down area for a rental fee of $50 per month. The suit claims the rental fee has not been paid for an extended period of time.

Sought is $3,150 in rental fees due plus interest, costs and fees.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Tamaqua:

Tyler J. Kline and Ann E. Kline to Fredlyn Samuel and Eunice Regis: Property at 409 Washington St. for $13,500.

Brian Eisenacher and Mindi Harring to Steven R. Woodward: Property at 202 Lombard St. for $34,500.

Barry Matalavage to Kathleen Mary Winn: Property at 435 E. Elm St. for $10,000.

Jim Thorpe Souvenir & Gifts to Heather Hoppes and Stacy Bond: Property at 114 and 116 Pitt St. for $45,000.

First Niagara Bank to Edward Schaneberger: Property at 321 E. Union St. for $6,000.

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Credit default

AmeriCredit Financial Services Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, filed an action against Nicholas McKelvey, 577 Patton Circle, Albrightsville, alleging he defaulted on a credit card/loan account. Sought is $11,884.78.

Fuel bill

R.F. Ohl Fuel Oil Inc., 400 Interchange Rd., Lehighton, filed an action against Jeff Malloy, 126 Bear Creek Drive, Jim Thorpe, alleging he owes a bill for services provide. Sought is $1,154.60 plus interest, costs, and fees.

Mortgage foreclosures

Friday, January 30, 2015

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Christine A. Bezick to Lisa A. Huff, 1551 Berwick St., Beaver Meadows, property at 1551 Berwick St., $1.

Joseph G. Puskar to Lisa M. Sist, P.O. Box 457, Tresckow, property at 60 E, Market St., $59,900.

Bowmanstown

Nationstar Mortgage LLC, to TBB Realty LLC, Greentown, Pennsylvania, property at 408 Ore St., $61,500.

Franklin Township

Robert A. Platzer to Platz's Lehighton, Haddonfield, New Jersey, property at 101 Harrity Road, 88 Harrity Road and 186 Pohopoco Drive, $528,106.95.

Jim Thorpe

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Deeds recorded

Kidder Township

Haven 1, LLC, to Shree Gopinath LLC, Breinigsville, property along Route 940, White Haven, $1,850,000.

Sheriff of Carbon County to Federal National Mortgage Association, Dallas, Texas, property at 203 Snow Ridge Village, Lake Harmony, $1.

Jules Frankel to Marlo Candice Nosal, Bethlehem, property at 169 N. Lake Drive, Lake Harmony, $1.

David L. Deem to Michael Petruska, Bethlehem, property at 303 Skye Drive, Lake Harmony, $72,000.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Tamaqua:

Apex Mortgage Corp. to Michalangelo Partners LLC: Property at 517 E. Broad St. for $17,000.

West Penn Township:

Dante J. Picciano to Leah Gavornik: Property at 2066 Evergreen Drive for $160,000.

Lee R. Miller and Jason L. Miller to Barbara A. Womer: Property at 8 Mush Dahl Road for $37,750.

Rush Township:

Daniel R.T. Koch and Mary E. Koch to David A. Guers: Property at 12 Sherwood St. for $110,000.

Monday, January 26, 2015

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

Christine Cwalina to Sunilda Cedeno De Los Santos, 56 Berwick St., Beaver Meadows, property at 56 Berwick St., $10,000.

East Penn Township

Jennifer L. Solt to Jennifer L. Solt Cerato, 23 Fairway Road South, Lehighton, Lot 21, Penn's Mountain Estates, Phase II, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Mildred E. Blisko to Joseph A. Blisko, 500 Lehigh St., Jim Thorpe, property at 62 W. Fourth St., $1.

Edward D. Yaich to Justin V. Yaich, 1560 Reservoir Road, Jim Thorpe, property at 1560 Reservoir Road, $1.

Kidder Township