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Court News

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Tamaqua and Lansford men were among 14 defendants who entered guilty pleas to criminal charges in Schuylkill County court and were sentenced by President Judge Willliam E. Baldwin as follows:

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Granted divorce

Dave Mattson, 398 Golf Road, Tamaqua, was granted a divorce from Judith Mattson, 21 Kendon Drive, Easton. They were married May 2, 1981.

Vicky Betancourt, Orwigsburg, was granted a divorce from Francesco Betancourt, Young Harris, Ga. They were married Nov. 27, 1999.

Dorothy A. Zemanik was granted a divorce from Robert A. Zemanik, both of Port Carbon. They were married Jan. 9, 1993.

Beth A. Wertz was granted a divorce from Robert I. Wertz, both of Frackville. They were married May 19, 1994.

File for divorce

Saturday, May 25, 2013


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

Bank of America, c/o 7105 Corporate Drive, Plano, Tex., filed against Adnryan Stephen Vanakadi, 126 Mechesville Rd., Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $222,297.27 and continuing interest.

Bank of America filed against Adita Rodriguez, 2922 Barnes Ave., Bronx, N.Y., over property at 1501 Township Road, aka, 30 Old Stage Road, Albrightsville. Sought is $212,971.62 and continuing interest.

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Zoning permits

The Schuylkill County Zoning Office reported issuing zoning permits to the following:

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Credit defaults

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

American Express Centurion Bank, Salt Lake City, Utah, filed against Wayne Winters, 25 W. Main St., Weatherly, seeking $5,247.06.

Ability Recovery Services, Wyoming, filed against Maureen Conroy, 271 Avenue B, Palmerton, seeking $7,399.28.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Modify bail

Chelsea Ann Ciccanti, 26, Pottsville, had her bail modified by Senior Judge D. Michael Stine to $1,000 percentage cash with stipulations she must reside at 402 Market St., Apt. D2, Pottsville, and cannot relocate without permission from court, and must no use, posses or transport drugs or alcohol. Ciccanti faces charges filed by Pottsville Sgt. James Joos, of possesson of heroin and cocaine.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Property transfers

Borough of Tamaqua to Cornelius Mason England, Saylorsburg, property at 223 Pine St., Tamaqua, $1 (full consideration $63,600).

Federal National Mortgage Association to Megan Caputo, property at 508 Bayview Avene, Spring Mountain Terrace Development, Kline Township, $79,000.

Sheriff Joseph G. Groody to SABR Mortgage Loan Company, Riviera Beach, Fla., sheriff's sale, property at 856 Lizard Creek Road, Andreas, West Penn Township, sold as property of Ingrid R. Tauber and Jeffery A. Tauber, $997.64.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Divorces granted

Daniel C. Wall, Box 85, Mahanoy City, was granted a divorce from Laurie M. Wall, Tuscarora, Schuylkill Township. They were married Feb. 26, 1984.

Lisa A. Harner was granted a divorce from Steven C. Harner, both of Pine Grove. They were married Oct. 2, 1999.

Amy L Peel, Mahanoy City, was granted a divorce from Dustin R. Peel, Frackville. They were married May 29, 2004.

Meredith Angueira, Shenandoah, was granted a divorce from Pedro Noel Angueira, Harrisburg. They were married Aug. 19, 2006.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Deeds recorded

Jim Thorpe

James P. Romanuski to James P. Romanuski, 2650 Woodbine St., Slatington, property at 84 North Ave., $1.

Gregory F. Strubinger to Gregory F. Strubinger, 88 W. Eighth St., Jim Thorpe, property at 88 W. Eighth St., $1.

Kidder Township

Dennis O'Connell to Lawrence T. Uvino, Levittown, N.Y., property at 17 Trail Ridge Road, Albrightsville, $169,900.

Stenley J. Koreyva to Thomas P. Staunton Jr., Philadelphia, property at 25 Wolf Hollow Road, Lake Harmony, $260,000.


Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Wants money back

Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Co., Box 3622, Bala Cynwyd, has filed a civil complaint against Yvonne Anthony, 1670 Lower Smith Gap Rd., Kunkletown, seeking repayment of monies the insurance company paid on a claim from an area church.

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Revenue from deeds

Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 195 deeds, 253 mortgages and 458 other writs during the month of April.

As a result of those transactions, McCall turned over to the Carbon County General Fund the sum of $31,370.97. A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $26,579.50; data processing fees, $1,540; notaries, $50; commission on transfers and writs, $2,014.67; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $1,186.80.

Monday, May 6, 2013

Deeds recorded

Jim Thorpe

Patricia A. Grover to Barry T. Phillips Jr., 713 Center St., Jim Thorpe, property on Center Avenue, $33,000.

Kidder Township

Robert J. McMonagle to Holiday Pocono Civic Association, P.O. Box 57, Albrightsville, Lots 40 and 42, Section C, Hemlock Forest Section, Holiday Poconos, $4,905.


Nathan D. Shook to Christina Bauder, 247 W. Kline Ave., Lansford, property at 247 W. Kline Ave., $28,600.


David Citro to John Wayne Davis, 288 Whitey B Drive, Kunkletown, property at 328 S. Second St., $180,000.

Monday, May 6, 2013

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Robert L. Streit to Robert L. Streit, 51 E. Market St., P.O. Box 117, Tresckow, property at 83 E. Market St., $1.

Franklin Township

Mark A. Drazek to Jennifer L. Hahn, 1475 Forest St., Lehighton, property at 1475 Forest St., $201,800.

Jim Thorpe

Joel Sager to Steven R. Brenenborg, York, Pa., property at 95 High St., $1.

Steven R. Brenenborg to Steven R. Brenenborg, Hellam, Pa., property at 95 High St., $1.

Kenneth M. Krum to Edward C. Zawislak, 441 South Ave., Jim Thorpe, property at 441 South Ave., $1.

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Divorces started

Michael Bloomfield, 248 Columbia Ave., Palmerton, filed against Kathleen Bloomfield, same address. They were married July 26, 1997.

David K. Kemmerer, 109 Rudelitsch Rd., Lehighton, filed against Nicole Kemmerer, same address. They were married March 13, 2004.

Samantha L. Cain, Box 1504, Albrightsville, filed against Ryan Cain, 234 1/2 W. Kline Ave., Lansford. They were married May 30, 1998.

Loan default

Saturday, May 4, 2013



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

Bayview Loan Servicing, c/o 4425 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables, Fla., filed against Aisha D. Brown, 36 Woodland Rd., Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $220,587.94 and continuing interest.

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees were signed by the county court.

Kelly S. Strauch, 640 Columbia Ave., Palmerton, from William W. Strauch, same address.

Matthew Bonser, 205 Vine St., Lehighton, from Amy Bonser, 60 Willow St., Lehighton.

Scott Ledo, 55 Laurel Way, Palmerton, from Kimberly M. Ledo, same address.

Joyce Ann Schuster, Box 24LE, Saylorsburg R.4, from Jonathan Schuster, 919 Edgemont Ave., Palmerton.

Justin B. Smith, 18 Ashton Rd., Collegeville, from Lauri A. McCurdy Smith, 273 Washington Square, Telford.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Jennifer M. Kohlmeir to Evelyn A. Franko, both of Brockton, Schuylkill Township, the western half of a frame dwelling on north side of Green St., Brockton, $1 (full consideration $20,000).

Eleanor Hegyes and Yvonne Hegyes, both of McAdoo, to Jason Letcher and Rose Marie Herbinko, both of McAdoo, parcel containing 6,000 square feet located on the west side of Manning St., McAdoo, $71,000.

Michael J. and Billy Jean Harakel to Lisa M. Geronino and Marcello Geronino, husband and wife, property at 404 Pine St., Tamaqua, $1 (transaction from parents to daughter and son-in-law).

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Divorces granted

Sharon M. Wagner was granted a divorce from Jerffrey L. Wagner, both of 347 Tuscarora Mountain Drive, Barnesville. They were marred April 20, 1985.

Lori A. Klock was granted a divorce form Kyle Klock, both of Ashand. They were married March 26, 2010.

Scott B. Richards, Cressona, was granted a divorce from Barbara A. Richards, Hamburg. They were married Aug. 24, 1991.

Patrick J. Davie, Saint Clair, was granted a divorce from Cheryl A. Davie, Llewellyn, Branch Township. They were married June 28, 2003.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Thomas R. Ring to Cody Snyder, 6877 Memorial Road, New Tripoli, property at 33 Chalfin Lane, $242,000.

Franklin Township

Dino L. Eckhart to Jane E. Nicolai, 245 Fairview St., Lehighton, property at 245 Fairview St., $110,000.

Jim Thorpe

Anita Nonnemacher to Jay T. McElmoyle Jr., 927 North St., Jim Thorpe, property at 927 North St., $65,000.

Matthew S. Dunbar to Matthew S. Dunbar, 514 South Ave., Jim Thorpe, property at 516 South Ave., $1.

Kidder Township

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Divorces granted

Dale R. Smith, 89 Crescent Drive, Lake Hauto, Rush Township, was granted a diivorce from Judy M. Smith, 550 Innsbruck Drive, Lehighton. They were married March 12, 2005.

Jeffrey J. Palubinsky, Catawissa, was granted a divorce from Cindy E. Palubinsky, Mahanoy City. They were married Aug. 11,1995.

Michael Reeder, Catawissa, was granted a divorce from Melissa Reeder, Pottsville. They were married June 20, 2007.

Carla M. Baynham was granted a divorce from Christopher R. Baynham, both of Harrisburg. They were married July 17, 2010.

Drug case