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Friday, November 23, 2012

Divorces granted

Randy R. Hentz was granted a divorce from Brooke M. Hentz, both of Tower City. They were married May 28, 2005.

Catherine M. Davidavage, Pottsville, was granted a divorce from Francis A. Davidavage, Pine Grove. The were married May 31, 1986.

Nelson Philip, Valley View, Hegins, was granted a divorce from Patsy L. Philip, Spring Glen, Hubley Township. They were married May 3, 2003.

Eugene A. Gubala, Ringtown, was granted a divorce from Kathleen A. Gubala, Bloomsburg. They were married Dec. 31, 2001.

Friday, November 23, 2012

Anthony D. Konecny, individually and as executor of the estate of Anthony P.Konecny, late of Rush Township, to James and Amy Garcsik, Rush Township, property on the southeast corner of Cumberland and Lynwood avenues, Rush Township,$1 (full consideration $126,200).

Eagle Rock Resorts Company, Hazle Township, Luzerne County, to Luisito M. and Maria C. Hernandeaz, Somerset, N.J., Lot Number 413, ER Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, East Union Township, $10 (full consideration $39,900).

Friday, November 23, 2012

Deeds recorded

Bowmanstown

Barbara K. Scheckler to Deborak K. Bowman, P.O. Box 151, Bowmanstown, property at 754 Lincoln Ave., $130,000.

East Penn Township

Pearl R. Bierman to Edward Keller Jr., 138 Pin Oak Road, Lehighton, property at 73 N. Kittatinny Road, $95,000.

Franklin Township

Fannie Mae to Heather Brown, 305 Union Hill Road, Lehighton, property at 305 Union Hill Road, $127,000.

Jim Thorpe

James J. Yaich to Angelina Catalano, 506 Center Ave., Jim Thorpe, property at 506 Center Ave., $30,000.

Kidder Township

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

Michael George Kashock to Diane C. Fisher, 1297 Quakake Road, Weatherly, property at 86 Berwick St., $20,000.

Mary T. Dougherty to David C. Budda, P.O. Box 141, Beaver Meadows, property at 3 Berwick St., $84,900.

East Penn Township

Bruce D. McFarland to Cole B. Peffer, 182 Williams Lane, Lehighton, property at 227 Sport Club Road, a/k/a 44 Sport Club Road, $290,000.

Franklin Township

Bank of New York Mellon to 301 Scotch Court Land Trust, Wilkes-Barre, property at 103 Scotch Court, $159,915.

Jim Thorpe

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Divorces granted

Mark A. Boyer was granted a divorce from Christine E. Boyer, both of 337 Hazle St., Tamaqua. They were married April 11, 1987.

Luke Zubris, 232 Valley St., Brockton, Schuylkill Township, was granted a divorce from Jennifer Zubris, 315 S. Line St., Frackville. They were married Sept. 15, 2007.

Jo Ann Hollywood, undisclosed address, was granted a divorce from Patrick J. Hollywood, 12 N. Valley St., New Philadelphia. They were married Dec. 12, 1978.

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Credit defaults

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

Midland Funding, Mechanicsburg, filed two actions as follows: Marie Horowitz, 65 Church Rd., Jim Thorpe, seeking $2,048.14; and David Prekopa, 2 S. Chestnut St., Tresckow, seeking $8,658.77.

FIA Card Services, Newark, Del., filed against John Schaeffer, 748 Hudson St., Weatherly, seeking $40,875.09.

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

Kevin F. Hines to Brian Miller, 9 Broad St., P.O. Box 523, Beaver Meadows, property at 9 Broad St., $35,000.

East Penn Township

Norwood N. Frey to Andrew R. Stashefski, 1923 Municipal Road, Lehighton, property at 1923 Municipal Road, $165,000.

Franklin Township

Sheriff of Carbon County to Federal National Mortgage Association, Philadelphia, property at 251 Fairview St., $1.

Philip L. Myers to Philip L. Myers, 1120 Jefferson St., Lehighton, Lot 31, Teaberry Hill Estate, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Mortgage suit

Deutsch Bank National Trust Company, Jacksonvllle, Fla., filed suit against Richard J. Gallagher, rear 17 N. Logan St., McAdoo, alleging he has defaulted on his mortgage payments and is filing a lien against the property in the amount of $32,367.24 plus interest and costs and seeks foreclosure if payments are not made.

Lease breach

Leiby's Dairy Inc., of 116 Mountain Road, Tamaqua R.D., filed suit against Ibrahiim Demar, of 515 1/2 Center Street, Freeland, Luzerne County, alleging breach of a lease agreement and failure to pay for ice cream products.

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Revenue from deeds

Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 212 deeds, 270 mortgages and 530 other writs during the month of October.

As a result of those transactions, McCall turned over to the Carbon County General Fund the sum of $37,697.12. A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $29,952.50; data processing fees, $2,031.25; notaries, $40; commission on transfers and writs, $4,350.37; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $1,323.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

Neal DeAngelo III to Cheryl L. Messer, 63 (rear) Church St., Beaver Meadows, property at 63 (rear) Church St., $112,300.

Kidder Township

Federal National Mortgage Association to Clarence L. Engler, Langhorne, Pa., property at 14 Timberest Lane, Albrightsville, $69,825.

Parryville

James A. Christman to Cody Wescoe, 2321 Cherry Hill Road, Palmerton, property at 2321 Cherry Hill Road, $168,000.

Penn Forest Township

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Margaret M. Paperman, as executrix of the estates of Edward W. Paperman, late of Hometown, Rush Township, to Fatima 786, LLC, of 34 Mauch Chunk St., Tamaqua, property on west side of Mauch Chunk Street, Tamaqua, $90,000.

Elizabeth M. Ehrich, also known as Elizabeth M. Nefos, to Robert W. Coombe, property at 516 Arlington St., Tamaqua, $50,000.

Helen Mikulsky, as executrix of the estate of Gene R. Confer Jr., to Edward Michael Dougherty and Patricia A. Dougherty, property on west side of Market Street, Tamaqua, $1 (full consideration $24,000).

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Divorces granted

Charles Brinich,145 Valley Road, Tamaqua, was granted a divorce from Alberta Brinich, 224 E. Elm St., Tamaqua. They were married 2001 Common Law.

Judith A. Angelus,1853 Edgemont Drive, Allentown, was granted a divorce from Oliver J. Angelus, 323 Country Club Road, Lehighton. They were married April 7,1979.

School tax

Thursday, November 8, 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, of Norfolk, Va., filed three actions as follows: Amy J. Gellock, 96 Lehigh Ave., Palmerton, seeking $2,318.09; Sarah M. Zappola, 1011 Indian Mountain Lakes, Albrightsville, seeking $5,733.92; and Mary Bokeko, 420 School St., Jim Thorpe, seeking $6,790.19.

Discover Bank, New Castle, Del., filed against Brenda M. Green, 119 Hilltop Lane, Lehighton, seeking $10,835.22.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Drop charges

Criminal charges against Joseph R. Holland, 31, of Pottsville, were dismissed by President Judge William E. Baldwin on motion made by District Attorney Karen Byrnes Noon to nolle prosequi the charges after being informed the victim, Lindsey Ann Draine, Pottsville, elected to drop the charges.

Draine told prosecutors she is unable to recall the event of the evening which led to Holland being cited by Pottsville Patrolman Brian Kotzmoyer, and charged with simple assault and harassment.

Monday, November 5, 2012

Bench warrants

A Tamaqua man was denied his request to have his bail reduced but four other applicants were successful in having their bails modified after hearings in the Schuylkill County Court.

Friday, November 2, 2012

Credit defaults

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

Asset Acceptance, of Warren, Mich., filed two actions as follows: Linda Agosti, 43 Dogwood Lane, Nesquehoning, seeking $15,803.58; and Donna L. Kester, 2846 S. Lehigh Gorge Drive, Weatherly, seeking $20,975.18.

Midland Funding, Scranton, filed against Jo Mclainwalter, 1404 SR903, Jim Thorpe, seeking $1,631.35.

Friday, November 2, 2012

Eagle Rock Resorts Company, Hazle Township, Luzerne County, to Nirbhava Jain and Mitali Jain, Bayonne, N.Y., Lot Number 198, WSS Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, East Union Township, $10 (full consideration $31,900).

Eagle Rock Resorts Company to Gilbert S. and Mary Jane Morales, Neptune, N.J., Lot 71, A Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, North Union Township, $10 (full consideration $26,900).

Eagle Rock Resorts Company to Mhedelle D. and arlene S. Mercurio, Nazareth, Lot 83, AW Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, North Union Township, $10 (full consideration $36,600).

Friday, November 2, 2012

Deeds recorded

Franklin Township

Glenn J. Hibbler Sr. to Timothy J. Solt, 225 Pine Cone Drive, Lehighton, property at 225 Pine Cone Drive, $275,000.

Rodney J. Miller to Rodney J. Miller, 4396 Katlyn Drive, Walnutport, property at 1978 Red Hill Road, $1.

Jim Thorpe

U.S. Bank, N.A., to Self Directed IRA Services, Inc., 225 High St., Jim Thorpe, property at 229 South St., $60,000.

Kidder Township

Joseph M. Finlayson to Martha L. Levine, Doylestown, property at 8 Mountain Ash Drive, Lake Harmony, $194,500.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Deeds recorded

Bowmanstown

DLJ Mortgage Capital, Inc., to Antoinette Strohl, 622 Franklin St., Bowmanstown, property at 622 Franklin St., $59,500.

Franklin Township

Kenneth C. Volkert to Travis Lindenmoyer, 230 Pine Top Drive, Lehighton, property at 230 Pine Top Drive, $200,000.

Kidder Township

Deutsche Bank National Trust Company to Joseph E. Brletich II, West Chester, property at A3 Route 903, Lake Harmony, $98,900.

Richard J. Lake to Pocono Realty Holdings, LLC, Fort Washington, Lot 14, Jonathan Point, Phase 1B, $204,787.28.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

David Lachette to Megan Diane Zanolini, 78 Church St., Beaver Meadows, property at 78 Church St., $61,500.

East Penn Township

Richard J. Barilla to Micah J. Hessinger, 85 William Penn Road, Lehighton, property at 85 William Penn Road, $225,000.

Chris C. Wehr to Judy L. Mantz, 240 Windy Lane, Andreas, Lot 3, Wehr Minor Subdivision, $1.

East Side Borough

Edward Radjavitch to Bonnie M. Torre, 4628 State St., White Haven, property at 4628 State St., $161,000.

Franklin Township