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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

File for divorce

Joseph C. Franko III filed suit for divorce from Marie D. Franko, both of 331 E. Union St., Tamaqua. They were married Aug. 30, 2008.

Kimberly A. Letcavage, 225 Furnace St., Shenandoah, filed suit for divorce from Robert M. Letcavage, 705 Brockton Mountain Drive, Barnesville. They were married May 7,1994.

Timothy L. Evinger, 302 S. Saint Peter's St., Schuylkill Haven, filed suit for divorce from Ruth L. Evinger, 114 S. 10th Street, Easton. They were married March 17, 2007.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Property transfer

Curtis J. and Dorothy K. Bailey, West Penn Township, to Joseph C. and Dawn M. Orsulak, Lansford, tract containing 1.733 acres on the south side of Rabbit Run Road (Township Route 930), Hilltop Acres Development, West Penn Township, $1 (full consideration $260,000).

Ralph E. and Jean E. Miller to Diane J. Miller and Mark R. Miller, tract containing 53 acres beginning at the property line of Charles Heffner; and a second parcel beginning at the southeast corner of land of Jacob Houser in East Brunswick Township, $1 (transaction from parents to child).

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Credit defaults

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, Va., filed four actions as follows: Victoria D. Bisher, 265 Manor Drive, Palmerton, seeking $1,043.57; Erica Rivera, 2055 Stagecoach Road West, Palmerton, seeking $1,405.23; Heather Karper, 19 W. Seventh St., Jim Thorpe, seeking $2,558.28; and George Fendt Jr. and Linda M. Fendt, 1720 Mountain Rd., Albrightsville, seeking $1,546.07.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

John W. Leininger to Ruth A. Gettig, 79 Church St., P.O. Box 98, Beaver Meadows, property at 81 Church St., $1.

Franklin Township

George L. Baab Jr. to Timothy M. Perry, 740 Forest St., Lehighton, property at 740 Forest St., $235,000.

Jim Thorpe

Darren Behan to Frank Clements, 631 North St., Jim Thorpe, Lot 3, George artino Subdivision at Leisureland, $39,000.

Kidder Township

Monday, May 21, 2012

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

William M. Anthony to Donna Marie Anthony, Box 51, Beaver Meadows R.1, parcel No. 125B-3-27, $1.

East Penn Township

Fannie Mae to Rochelle Baker, 2343 E. Lizard Creek Road, Lehighton, property at 2343 E. Lizard Creek Road, $114,500.

Sheriff of Carbon County to HSBC, U.S.A., Pasadena, Calif., property at 564 Stone Mountain Road, $1.

Franklin Township

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Steve Schoch, 108 Fox Hollow Road, Palmerton, property at 1026 Main Road, $58,500.

Jim Thorpe

Monday, May 21, 2012

Credit defaults

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

Portfolio Recovery Associates, Philadelphia, filed two actions as follows: Juleann E. Renode, 8 Acorn Lane, Jim Thorpe, seeking $1,266.51; and Marie Herman,100 Evergreen Rd., Lehighton, seeking $1,712.72.

Discover Bank, New Albany, Ohio, filed against Mahendran Arjune, 619 Mountain Rd., Albrightsville, seeking $5,005.99.

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Mortgage foreclosures

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

Nationstar Mortgage, c/o 350 Highland Drive, Lewisville, Tex., filed against Dennis and Brenda Fritzinger, 6 SAC Rd., Albrightsville, over property at 2475 E. Cherokee Trail, Albrightsville. Sought is $154,612.95 and continuing interest.

Nationstar Mortgage filed against Fadi Eldik, 2907 Gunther Avenue No. 2, Bronx, N.Y., over property at 55 Turkey Ridge Drive, Kunkletown. Sought is $243,674.78 and continuing interest.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Mark J. Kapes to David R. Gentele, 22 E. Maple St., P.O. Box 266, Tresckow, property at 25-27 E. Market St., $60,000.

East Penn Township

Virginia M. Andreas to Brittani K. Schleicher, 182 William Lane, Lehighton, properties at 1492 and 1475 W. Lizard Creek Road, $45,000.

Franklin Township

Jan M. Schafer to Tyler J. Meek, 135 Beech St., Lehighton, property at 135 Meek St., $161,000.

Jim Thorpe

David R. Koch to Larry Edward Smith, 22 W. 10th St., Jim Thorpe, property at 22 W. 10th St., $1.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

Carolyn S. Henry to Carolyn S. Henry, 67 Berwick St., P.O. Box 217, Beaver Meadows, property at 65-67 Berwick St., $1.

East Penn Township

Kenneth J. Clark to Vincent P. Stasik, 465 Lower Nis Hollow Drive, Lehighton, property at 465 Lower Nis Hollow Drive, $174,000.

Kidder Township

Big Boulder Corporation to Marc W. Boulden, Ardmore, Pa., Unit 276, Buildig J., Boulder Lake Condominium, $215,000.

Linda Huff to Linda Huff, Colonia, N.J., Lot 601, Block 600, Section C, Holiday Poconos, $1.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Divorce granted

Holly N. Murray, Valley View, Hegins Township, and Jonathan E Murray, 210 Mountain Road, Hegins. They were married April 30, 2005.

Revoke probation

Shane Michael Drumheller, 29, Elysburg, had his probation revoked by Judge Cyrus Palmer Dolbin and he was remanded to a state correctional institution to serve two years, three months and 11 days. He received credit for serving nine months and 89 days in the county prison.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Prothonotary's report

A total of 272 cases were started in April 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:

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Long probation

Ronald Joseph Weiss, 45, Pottsville, pleaded guilty to three counts of defiant trespass on property at 1651 Summer Hill Road, South Manheim Township, last June and was sentenced by Judge John E. Domalakes to serve on probation for 36 months, pay a fine of $100, pay $50 to CJEA fund, and a $50 monthly supervision fee. Under a plea bargaining 13 counts of possessing firearms were nol prosed, however, the court ordered they be destroyed. Weiss was cited by Trooper Alyssa J. Becker.

Credit card debts

Monday, May 7, 2012

Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees were signed by the county court.

Eric Bell, 1119 S. Lumber St., Allentown, from Jennifer Bell, 200 E. Ludlow St., Summit Hill.

Mihael J. Butrie, 20 Coal St., Jim Thorpe, from Marianne Butrie, 226 N. First St., Lehighton.

Randalle L. Kunkle, 226 S. Sixth St., Lehighton, from Gail Kunkle, 12517 Wilano Drive, Phoenix, Ariz.

Jennifer E. Englert, 2 Edgemont Rd., Lansford, from Walter Englert, 101 Lehigh St., Tamaqua.

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Divorces granted

Eugene P. Decindio, 805 State St., Hamburg, was granted a divorce from Susan Decindio, 325 Valley St., Brockton. They were married April 27,1996.

Margaret Bricker, Schuylkill Haven, was granted a divorce from Randy E. Bricker, Waynesboro. They were married May 8, 2000.

Sandra Mae Roman was granted a divorce from Carl J. Roman, both of Schuylkill Haven. They were married March 19, 1983.

William Karl Weiser, Schuylkill Haven, was granted a divorce from Jeanette M. Weiser, Auburn. They were married Mach 16, 2002.

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Divorces granted

Erin Warhurst, Schuylkill Haven, was granted a divorce from Jake Warhurst, Fairfax, Va. They were married March 20, 2010.

Dawn M. Schlein was granted a divorce from Robert H. Schlein III, both of Pine Grove. They were ;married June 28. 2003.

E. Velia Gonzalez Deventevia was granted a divorce from Hector Joel Martinez, both of Pottsville. They were married July 18, 2003.

Nurse sues patient

Friday, May 4, 2012

Property transactions

Louis J. Yelito to George J. and Angelique M. Bonetsky, property at 262 Fourth St., Coaldale, $5,500,

Estate of Mildred Miller, by co-executors Robert and Virginia Allesch, of Hazleton, property at 29 Purnell Avenue, Hometown, Rush Township, $1 (transaction under terms of a will).

Ronald and Virginia A. Matalock, New Philadelphia, to Gerald F. and Patricia A.Weiss, Wayne Township, Lot 440 in Lake Wynonah Subdivision, Wayne Township, $9,000.

Friday, April 27, 2012

Mortgage

foreclosures

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

U.S. Bank National Association, 1661 Worthington Rd., West Palm Beach, Fla., filed against Larry D. Christman and Tracey A. Stahler, 540 Columbia Ave., Palmerton, over property at that address. Sought is $118,758.60 and continuing interest.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Deeds recorded

Jim Thorpe

Kelly Hurley to Kathleen Hurley, 624 Lehigh St., Jim Thorpe, property at 624 Lehigh St., $1.

Michael D. Marzen to David A. Testa, West Caldwell, N.J., property at 1339 Germantown Road, $140,000.

Kidder Township

Howard G. Johnson to David Yonney, Hellertown, property at 59 red Fox Court, Lake Harmony, $139,000.

James C. Petty to James C. Petty, Glenside, property at 909 Pineknoll Drive, $117,548.50.

Melvin A. Landis to Holiday Pocono Civic Association, P.O. Box 57, Albrightsville, Lot 27, Block O, Hemlock Forest, $4,893.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

File for divorce

Patrician A. Luchetta filed suit for divorce from Joseph J. Luchetta, both of 7 Market St., Kelayres, Kline Township. They were married Sept. 2, 1989.

Kevin John Kennedy, 406 Coal St., Mahanoy City, filed for divorce from Gina Joan Kennedy, 68 S. Main St., Mahanoy City. They were married April 19, 1980.

Divorces granted

Angela Mrie Chandler, 523 Church St., New Ringgold, was granted a divorce from Cody A. Chandler, Remington, Va. They were married April 4, 2006.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Mortgage foreclosures

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

GMAC Mortgage, 1100 Virginia Drive, Fort Washington, filed against Jose and Jenny Cumbicos, 37 E. Market St., Treskcow, over property at that address. Sought is $68,046.46 and continuing interest.

Bank of America, 7105 Corporate Drive, Plano, Tex., filed against Daniel Heffelfinger, 473 Franklin Ave., Palmerton, over property at that address. Sought is $84,639.61 and continuing interest.