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Court News

Monday, January 30, 2012

Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees were signed by the county court.

Sherri Ann Mertz, 1037 Park Drive, Tamaqua R.D., from Edwin David Mertz, same address.

Terri L. Fairchild, 2440 Hayes St., Easton, from Willard M. Fairchild Jr., 552 Franklin Ave., Palmerton.

Kenneth Ric Kohlstrom Yarmosh, 115 Alan Drive, Effort, from Alicia D. Barlip, Lot 12A, Connell Ave., Palmerton.

Peter Paul Halada III, 888 Princeton Avenue West, Palmerton, from Geraldine B. Halada, 841 Beaver Run Drive, Lehighton.

Monday, January 30, 2012

Sheriff Joseph G. Groody, at sheriff sale, to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, Carrollton, Tex., property at 130 South St., Coaldale, assessed to Jacqueline K. Chaney, Brian T. Swineburne and Lori A. (Swineburne) Weaver, for $1,215.04.

Sheriff Groody, at sheriff sale, to Eagle Rock Resorts Company, LLC, Hazle Township, Luzerne County, lot in AW Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, North Union Township, assessed to Robert F. and Olivia Garringer, for $1,050.03.

Monday, January 30, 2012

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Oklahoma City, Okla., property at 15 N. Chestnut St., $1.

East Penn Township

Lanny A. Louie to Christopher C. Cowen, 344 Smith Lane Road, Lehighton, property at 344 Smith Lane Road, $1.

Myrtle E.K. Weaver to Crystal A. Lorrah, 254 Honeysuckle Lane, Lehighton, property at 254 Honeysuckle Lane, $1.

Franklin Township

Thursday, January 19, 2012

File for divorce

Matthew Wayne Truskey, 512 Fawn Lane, Tamaqua, filed suit for divorce from Jilll Marie Truskey, 1018 Raymond Avenue, Bethlehem. They were married June 13, 2009.

Divorces granted

Newton E. Mull was granted a divorce from Lynn A. Mull, both of 214 Oak St., New Philadelphia. They were married Oct. 12, 2002.

Terri Rae Crumrine, Schuylkill Haven, was granted a divorce from Randy Lee Brazil Crumrine, Pine Grove. They were married Nov. 29, 2003.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Deeds recorded

Bowmanstown

Leah Grace Sheckler to Steve Schoch, 108 Foxhill Lane, Palmerton, property at 455 Fireline Road, $64,000.

Franklin Township

Robert Kermit Leslie to Patrick M. Sikorsky, 350 State Road, Lehighton, property on State Road, $84,000.

Sheriff of Carbon County to Jim Thorpe National Bank, 12 Broadway, Jim Thorpe, property at 83 Main Road, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Marcus C. Smith Jr. to Marcus C. Smith Jr., 14 W. 10th St., Jim Thorpe, property at 14 W. 10th St., $1.

Kidder Township

Thursday, January 19, 2012

The following deeds were recorded in Carbon County:

East Penn Township

Steven R. Warnkin Sr. to Steven R. Warnkin Sr., 909 W. Sunset Road, Lehighton, parcel No. 72-9-A3, $1.

Franklin Township

Karl A. Sheckler to Karl A. Sheckler, 659 Fairyland Road, Lehighton, property at 659 Fairyland Road, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Carbon Career and Technical Institute to Frances Lopresti, 220 North St., Jim Thorpe, property at 220 North St., $140,000.

Kidder Township

LaRue Ziminsky to LaRue Ziminsky, HC 1 Box 66, Albrightsville, parcel No. 34-21-A10.02, $1.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Divorces started

Sharon L. Eckhart, 1251 Fairyland Rd., Lehighton, filed against Jeffrey A. Eckhart, same address. They were married May 12, 1979.

Beth Ann Sheckler, 1003 North St., Jim Thorpe, filed against Jerome Sheckler, same address. They were married April 5, 2003.

Diane Martin, 254 Knell Drive, Lehighton, filed against Jeffrey Martin, 54 N. Sixth St., Emmaus. They were married Aug. 29, 2005.

Credit defaults

The following action were filed by credit card companies, or their collection agencies, alleging defaults on credit card/loan accounts.

Monday, January 16, 2012

Credit defaults

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

Calvary Portfolio, Valhalla, N.Y., filed against Jonny Lynn Rufrano, 19 Apache Way, Jim Thorpe, seeking $1,097.21.

LVNV Funding, Greenville, S.C., filed against Jolaine Herman, 16 South St., Jim Thorpe, seeking $2,383.35.

Capital One Bank, Scranton, filed against Jackie Stark, 135 W. Ridge St., Nesquehoning, seeking $2,917.10.

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Revenue from deeds

Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 231 deeds, 238 mortgages and 409 other writs during the month of December.

As a result of those transactions, McCall turned over to the Carbon County General Fund the sum of $35,742.99. A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $27,631; data processing fees, $1,975.05; notaries, $10; commission on transfers and writs, $4,507.14: and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $1,219.80.

Friday, January 13, 2012

Divorces granted

Hope Jones was granted a divorce from Daniel Jones, both of Mahanoy City. They were married May 2, 1988.

Charles M. Harman, Tremont, was granted a divorce from Clair M. Harman, Valley View. They were married Oct. 8, 2007.

Perry Kaufman,14 Second St., Middleport, was granted a divorce from Linda Kaufman, Schuylkill Haven. They were married Aug. 10, 1986.

Daniel A. Kunstek Jr., was granted a divorce from Stephanie Kunstek, both of Marlin, Norwegian Township. They were married Sept. 18, 2004.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

James G. and Barbara M. McCoy to Thomas R. and Karan N. Williams, tract containing 36.16 acres on south right-of-way of Township Route 78, in area of land of Paul Dombrosky and Lamar Leiby, West Penn Township, $245,000.

Sandy Peake, as executor of the last will of Amelia Petrush and Irene Olexy, to Kevin L. and Denise R. Breslen, Zephr Hils, Fla., a two story frame dwelling at 25 Main St., Middleport, $6,250.

Friday, January 6, 2012

Divorce action

Joshua T. Black, 138 W. White St., Summit Hill, filed against Stephanie L. Black, 38 Dogwood Lane, Nesquehoning. They were married Feb. 19, 2005.

Credit defaults

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

Capital One Bank, of Glen Allen, Va., filed against Stephanie E. Kociolek, 35 W. Hazard St., Summit Hill, seeking $2,443.21.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Mortgage foreclosures

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

Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, Simi Valley, Calif., filed against Marie G. Delaney, 20 Lake Drive, Lake Harmony, over a property at that address. Sought is $118,113.59, plus continuing interest, costs and fees.

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Fort Mill, S.C., filed against Susan Ingersoll, Mount Maurel, N.J., over a property at 1861 Wylie Circle, Albrightsville. Sought is $159,833.67, plus continuing interest, costs and fees.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Divorces granted

Lisa L. Schuetrum, Cressona, was granted a divorce from Nelson G. Schuetrum, Frackville. They were married Oct. 5, 1991.

Joseph P. Chikotas was granted a divorce from Regina Chikotas, both of Ashland. They were married June 13, 2010.

Timothy Flanagan was granted a divorce from Janell Flanagan, both of Port Carbon. They were married Oct. 5, 1991.

Sarah L. Ferenchak was granted a divorce from Ryan J. Ferenchak, both of Pottsville. They were married Oct. 4, 2008.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Marco E. Munoz, Allentown, and Pedro P. Luzuriaga, Carlsdadt, N.J, to Blue Raider Car Wash, LLLC, Kunkletown, parcel containing 0.8909 of an acre on south of Cedar Street, Tamaqua, $300,000.

Michael Litkus to Marcia M. Gortva and George J. Gortva, her husband, lot on north side of Cove Mountain Drive in Cove Ski Village, North Union Township, $105,000.

Tax Claim Bureau to Rhondella Weaver, 33 S. Tippets Road, Nesquehoning, property a 604 E. Pine St., Mahanoy City, owned by Vincent Paul Avenosa, for $1,307.

Friday, December 30, 2011

Divorce started

Colleen Booth, 135 Clearview Drive, Palmerton, filed against Kevin Booth, 355 Hahn's Dairy Road, Palmerton. They were married May 9, 1998.

Owes for vehicle

M & T Bank, N.A., successor in interest to M & T Credit Corporation, Buffalo, N.Y., filed a civil action against Daniel P. Marsolick, 227 E. McMurtrie St., Summit Hill, claiming the defendant defaulted on a retail installment contract involving the purchase of a 2008 Adventurer 38T recreational vehicle.

Friday, December 30, 2011

The following actions were filed in Carbon County as mortgage foreclosures for alleged defaults on loans:

Oak Capital Trust, Anaheim Hills, Callif., filed against Amy L. Allen and Christopher M. Allen, 634 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton, over a property at that address. Sought is $57,329.96, plus continuing interest, costs and fees.

Friday, December 30, 2011

The following transactions were made at the Carbon County courthouse:

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

Gary W. Yewdall to Patrick Paul Bloss, P.O. Box 223, Beaver Meadows, property at 121A Berwick St., $69,000.

Franklin Township

Donald Kresge Jr. to Donald Kresge Jr., 399 Fairview St., Lehighton, property at 399 Fairview St., $1.

Earl Ponicsan to Victor A. Lenar, 845 Elm St., Lehighton, property at 845 Elm St., $138,200.

Jim Thorpe

Arthur Civatte to Arthur Civatte, Philadelphia, Lot A-7, Leisureland West, $1.

Kidder Township

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

The following transactions were recently recorded in Carbon County:

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Miroslaw Mazur to Yvonne Kapes, 31 E. Oak St., Tresckow, property at 55 Maple St., $1.

East Penn Township

Mary C. Pry to Robert L. Nansteel Sr., Collegeville, Pa., Mary C. Pry Subdivision, Lot 4, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Vantium REO Capital Markets, L.P., to Jessica L. Strubinger, 500 N. Third St., Lehighton, property at 504 Pine St., $82,800.

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Mortgage foreclosures

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