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Tuesday, June 28, 2011

File for divorce

Thomas J. Blackwell, 630 E. Mahanoy Ave., Mahanoy City, started a divorce action against Kimberly M. Blackwell, 30 Courdas Rd., Barnesville. They were married June 26, 2010.

Christopher L. Fremberg, 5375 Prospect St., Susquehanna, Susquehanna County, filed for divorce from Melissa L. Fremberg, 249 W. Rowe St., Tamaqua. They were married Sept. 30, 2000.

Leon R. Jones, 1105 E. Pine St., Mahanoy City, filed suit for divorce from Peggy Jones, 101 E. Washington St., Shenandoah. They were married July 30, 1987.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

John Riffon to Robert Helmer, P.O. Box 482, Beaver Meadows, property at 76 Berwick St., $44,000.

Bowmanstown

Betty J. Danner to Gregory F. Duschak, 702 Ridge Road, Andreas, property at 670 Lime St., $105,000.

Franklin Township

Sheriff of Carbon County to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, McLean, Va., property at 140 Main Road, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to David Hydro, 424 South St., Jim Thorpe, property at 424 South St., $60,000.

Monday, June 27, 2011

Deeds recorded

Bowmanstown

Betty J. Danner to Gregory F. Duschak, 702 Ridge Road, Andreas, property at 670 Lime St., $105,000.

Franklin Township

John A. Pilotti to Helen Ignatiou, 75 Pine Cove Court, Lehighton, property at 75 Pine Cove Court, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Patricia B. Cury to Wayne M. Sivertsen Jr., East Hampton, N.Y., property on South Street, $240,500.

Mauch Chunk Historical Society of Carbon County, Inc., to Marion Hose, LLC, 16 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe, property at 16 W. Broadway, $150,000.

Kidder Township

Monday, June 27, 2011

Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees were signed by the court.

Nicole Stoves, 5 N. Walnut St., Lansford, from James Stoves Jr., 243 E. Patterson St., Lansford.

Rebecca Pysher, 228 Delaware Ave., Palmerton, from David Pysher, 791 S. Main St., Phillipsburg, N.J.

Marcia J. Levan, 42 S. Second St., Palmerton, from Donald W. Levan Jr., 296 Court St., Lehighton.

Jennifer S. Mangold, 3016 Shady Nook Rd., Slatington, from Nicholas K. Mangold, 410 Kennetta Lane, Palmerton.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Mauch Chunk Trust Company, Jim Thorpe, to Adrian J. and Cindy M. Dover, Tamaqua, property at 526-528 Washington St., Tamaqua, $1 (full consideration $25,000).

Robert F. and Staci M. Morgan, Summit Hill, to R&S Holding, LLC, Carbon County, property at 35 S. "D" St., Mahanoy City, $1 (full consideration $10,500).

Willilam J. Clemens, as administrator of the estate of Mary C. Clemens, to Andrew R. and Katie A. Garvey, property at 5 Wayne Avenue, Hometown, Rush Township, $1 (full consideration $90,000).

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Divorces Granted

John B. Savitz, Pines Motel, Tamaqua, was granted a divorce from Julie E. Savitz, 19 Spirit Court, New Ringgold. They were married July 28,1995.

Sherri L. Gerber, 4 W. Lehigh St., Coaldale, was granted a divorce from Chad M. Gerber, 232 Front St., Lansford. They were married May 5, 2005.

Jennifer E. Rau, Ashland, was granted a divorce from Joel P. Rau, Frackville. They were married Sept. 18, 1999.

Erica L. Daub, Shickshinny, was granted a divorce from Daniel L. Daub, Tower City. They were married Jan. 1, 2005.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Josephine M. Polakovich to Joseph S. Polakovich, Allentown, property at 2335 W. Lizard Creek Road, $1.

Wells Fargo Financial Pennsylvania, Inc., to Allen M. Demkovitz, 305 Clearview Drive, Jim Thorpe, property at 616 Blue Mountain Road, a/k/a 636 Blue Mountain Road, Ashfield, $64,000.

Henry K. Wohlgemuth to Michelle L. Hildebrant, 171 Rocky Creek Lake, Andreas, property at 171 Rocky Creek Lake, $255,000.

Franklin Township

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Credit defaults

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

First Financial, 260 James Heckler Rd., Harleysville, filed against William Stauder, 430 Green St., Palmerton, seeking $5,166.01.

Discover Bank, c/o 6500 New Albany Rd., New Albany, Ohio, filed two actions as follows: Kathleen K. Snyder, 260 Lakeview Drive, Lehighton, seeking $10,867.56; and David J. Frable, 630 E. Main St., Weatherly, seeking $12,527.01.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Property transfers

Stanley Frompovicz to PTS Realty Holding, LLC, Felton, York County, tract containing 28.128 acres in the Brandonville Industrial Park, East Union Township, $1 (full consideration $450,000).

Alfred C. and Helen J. Steinhoff, Douglas Township, Montgomery County, to Thomas R. and Diane S. Harlow, Ralph Township, Northumberland County, property on north side of Park Drive, Lake Hauto Community, Rush Township, $1( transaction from parents to son and daughter-in-law).

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Divorces granted

Darlone Henninger, Shenandoah, was granted a divorce from Harold Henninger, Mahanoy City. They were married July 20, 2002.

John Trout, Auburn, was granted a divorce from Tammy Trout, Frackville. They were married Sept. 19, 1998.

Tracy E. Sabo, Ashland, was granted a divorce from Gary M. Sabo, Sunbury. They were married Aug. 7, 1999.

Ivana J. Fogarty, Ringtown, was granted a divorce from Patrick J. Fogarty, Frackville. They were married June 10, 2006.

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Deeds recorded

Bowmanstown

Sheriff of Carbon County to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, McLean, Va., property at 626 Franklin St., $1.

East Penn Township

East Penn Airport, Inc., to Churchview Downs, LLC, Quakertown, property at 177 Ben Salem Road, $387,500.

Edmund P. Zwolenik to Brenden J. McArdle, 107 Sunrise Terrace Lane, Lehighton, property at 107 Sunrise Terrace Lane, $120,000.

Jim Thorpe

Nicholas Butrie to Barry T. Phillips Jr., 713 Center St., Jim Thorpe, property at 713 Center St., $95,000.

Kidder Township

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Credit defaults

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

Citibank (South Dakota), c/o 1835 Market St., Philadelphia, filed three actions as follows: Jason H. Croman, Church St., Beaver Meadows, seeking $2,606.33; Sonja Baez, 15 Bunny Lane, Palmerton, seeking $8,728.31; and Anthony Cusano, 1591 Indian Mountain Lakes, Albrightsville, seeking $10,834.07.

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Divorce granted

Joseph J. Alex, Lost Creek, West Mahanoy Township, and Mariluz Alex, Hamburg, Berks County. They were married Feb. 21, 2009.

Guilty of DUI

Brad Elliot Scheeler, 33, Shenandoah, formerly of Barnesville, was found guilty by a jury of driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, his third DUI conviction.

He was sentenced by Judge John E. Domalakes to serve one to five years in a state correctional institution and received an additional 89 days in prison on a charge of driving while his license was suspended plus a $1,000 fine.

Friday, June 17, 2011

Credit defaults

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

Barclays Bank Delaware, c/o 804 West Ave., Jenkintown, filed two actions as follows: Mary Ann A. Kreibick, 126 Ashley Lane, Lehighton, seeking $4,850.96; and Barbara J. Bender, 32 Winter Green Lane, Lehighton, seeking $5,721.73.

Friday, June 17, 2011

Divorces granted

Joseph S. Terry, 151 Third St., Coaldale, was granted a divorce from Barbara Bankes, 66 Bowe St., Tamaqua. They were married Jan. 24, 2009.

Melanie Dillman was granted a divorce from Brian Dillman, both of Frackville. They were married May 3, 1997.

Georgette W. Koons, Pottsville, was granted a divorce from Robert Koons Sr., Penfield. They were married Aug. 24, 1991.

Michael Elo, Schuylkill Haven, was granted a divorce from Elaine A. Elo, Pottsville. They were married Sept. 11, 2004.

Friday, June 17, 2011

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

Janice Saul to Raymond Zeleznock, 1206 Quakake Road, Weatherly, property at 8-10 E. Broad St., $90,100.

East Penn Township

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., to Adam Spinozzi, 62 S. Kittatinny Road, Lehighton, property at 62 S. Kittatinny Road, $56,000.

Frederick T. Xander to Lois D. Xander, Schnecksville, property on Maple Road, $1.

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Lanny A. Louie, 344 Smith Lane Road, Lehighton, property at 344 Smith Lane Road, $148,000.

Jim Thorpe

Thursday, June 9, 2011

File for divorce

Justine Marie Evans, 140 Penn St., Tamaqua, filed for divorce from Richard Thomas Evans, 231 Spruce St., Tamaqua. They were married Oct. 16, 2004.

Eve J. Tropp, also known as Eve J. Matera, 241 Valley St., New Philadelphia, filed for divorce from Eugene P. Matera, 256 Valley St., New Philadelphia. They were married May 2003.

Revoke probation

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Richard J. Contrady to Richard J. Contrady, 4 W. Market St., Tresckow, property at 4 W. Market St., $1.

Beaver Meadows

Robert J. Sturak to Robert J. Sturak, 66 Beaver St., Beaver Meadows, property at 66 Beaver St., $1.

Bowmanstown

Ursula A. Schaffer to Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Inc., 500 ore St., Bowmanstown, Tract 2, Ursula Schaffer Subdivision, $12,000.

Marilyn M. Everett to Daniel Walck, P.O. Box 166, Bowmanstown, properties at 622-624-626 White St. and 625 Railroad St., $147,960.

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Prothonotary's report

A total of 315 cases were started in May 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:

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Stephen M. and Rose Ann Mehalshick, Daytona Beach, Fla., to Stephen Opiela, Tamaqua, property on west side of SR309, beginning at the southeast corner of the property of Lamar Hoppes in Hometown, Rush Township, $1 (full considereration $120,000).

Susquehanna Bank, Sunbury, to Apartments Acquisition, L.P., Allentown, property on east side of Clay Street, Tremont, $5,000.