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Monday, August 1, 2011

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Vernon L. Fritz to Vernon E. Fritz, 145 Andreas Road, Andreas, Lot 2, Harold S. Fritz Subdivision, $1.

Sheriff of Carbon County to HSBC Bank, U.S.A., N.A., Fort Mill, S.C., property at 12 Kittatinny St., $1.

Franklin Township

Dawn Eaton to Ronald J. Crundwell, 59 Church Drive, Lehighton, property at 59 Church Drive, $175,000.

Ralph W. Kunkle to Charles W. Behler Jr., 712 Jefferson St., Lehighton, property at 241 Walnut St., $1.

Monday, August 1, 2011

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Nadine Richards to Terry E. Blair, 2161 Municipal Road, Lehighton, property at 2161 Municipal Road, $1.

George A. Szacska to Georgine A. Shupp, 1630 Smithlane Road, Lehighton, property at 1630 Smithlane Road, $1.

Franklin Township

Dawn Eaton to Ronald J. Crundwell, 59 Church Drive, Lehighton, property at 59 Church Drive, $175,000.

Kidder Township

Sheriff of Carbon County to Herbert Zimmerman, 49 E. Ludlow St., Summit Hill, property at 121 N. Lake Dr., Lake Harmony, $1.

Monday, August 1, 2011

Property Transfers

Apartments and Acquisitions, LP (Limited Partnership), of Allentown, purchased 19 properties in Schuylkill County according to deeds recorded at the courthouse.

The property of Charles Leroy Shoener and Jean Ann Shoener, located on the south side of Cottage Avenue, Tamaqua, was acquired for $23,000.

Properties acquired from the Schuylkill County Tax Claim Bureau, which serves as trustee of properties acquired for failing to keep up real estate tax payments were as follows:

Thursday, July 28, 2011

File for divorce

Joshua Aaron Napolitano, 217 Market St., Tamaqua, filed suit for divorce from Tonya Jean Napolitano, 333 W. Mill St., Nesquehoning. They were married Aug. 20, 1999.

Charles E. Brinich, 145 Valley Road, Tamaqua, started a divorce action against Alberta Brinich, 224 E. Elm St., Tamaqua. They were declared a Common Law marriage in 2001.

Granted divorce

William Irvin Horn Jr., 377 Mountain Road, New Ringgold, was granted a divorce from Lori Ann Horn, 2300 W. End Avenue, Pottsville. They were married Sept. 17, 1988.

Monday, July 25, 2011

Auto loan

Alliance Capital Management, 1597 Washington Park, Bridgeville, Allegheny County, filed an action against Bruce Bisbing, 120 Lehigh Ave., Palmerton, alleging he defaulted on an automobile loan. Sought is $16,134.37 plus interest, costs and fees.

Judgment sought

Ford Motor Credit Company, Box 6508, Mesa, Ariz., filed an action against Robert A. Hess II, 610 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton, seeking a judgment of $12,711.82 plus interest, costs and fees.

Mortgage foreclosures

Saturday, July 23, 2011

File for divorce

Lori A. Seddon, 123 S. Jackson St., Pottsville, started a divorce action against Daniel G. Seddon, 101 E. High St., Coaldale. They were married July 26, 2003.

Divorces granted

Marian Valosin, Pottsville, was granted a divorce from Richard Valosin, Branchdale, Branch Township. They were married Nov. 13, 1999.

Jennifer J. Stehr, Klingerstown, Upper Mahantongo Township, was granted a divorce from Timothy E. Stehr Sr., Pitman, Eldred Township. They were married July 21, 2008.

Friday, July 22, 2011

Divorces started

James E. Bokeko, 420 School St., Jim Thorpe, filed against Mary Frances Bokeko, same address. They were married May 12, 1984.

William J. Dietrich, 191 Nick Lane, Lehighton, filed against Michelle A. Gaffney, 225 Schuylkill Ave., Tamaqua. They were married Sept. 19, 2001.

Erin L. Faustner, 601 E. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning, filed against Frank J. Faustner, 717 Point Phillips Rd., Bath. They were married May 31, 2003.

David Heister, 217 N. East Alley, Lehighton, filed against Carrie Heister, same address. They were married Oct. 23, 2002.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Scott J. Watro to Scott J. Watro, 18 E. Oak St., Tresckow, property at 20 E. Oak St., $62,084.

Bowmanstown

Huntington National Holdings Corporation to Christel Koenig, 430 Green St., Palmerton, property at 430 Green St., $179,900.

Robert S. Kuhn Sr. to Robert S. Kuhn and Rosemary A. Kuhn Revocable Living Trust, Mountain Top, parcels No. 56A-6-F38 and 56A-6-F10, $1.

Franklin Township

Peter J. Turko to Cindy L. Hower, 112 Union Hill Road, Lehighton, property at 112 Union Hill Road, $79,500.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Divorces started

Michelle J. Bozarth, 129 S. Market St., Mount Carmel, filed against F. Christopher Bozarth, 223 E. Sixth St., Mount Carmel. They were married Sept. 7, 2010.

Rebecca L. Parker, HC1 Box 12A, White Haven, filed against David C. Parker Sr., same address. They were married Oct. 12, 1991.

Tammy L. VanBuskirk, 220 Interchange Rd., Kresgeville, filed against Bill J. VanBuskirk, 2597 Little Gap Rd., Palmerton. They were married Aug. 2, 1997.

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Granted divorce

Tina L. Barton was granted a divorce from Daniel E. Nahodil, both of the village of Sacramento, Hubley Township. They were married Aug. 1, 2000.

Cheryl M. Kurtz was granted a divorce from Bardley S. Kurtz, both of Pine Grove. They were married May 16, 1998.

Angelina A. Etzweiler was granted a divorce from Terry L. Etzweiler, both of Pine Grove. They were married Sept. 9, 2006.

File for divorce

Amanda Kuhn, 696 Valley Road,Tamaqua, started a divorce action against Barry Kuhn, 268 Quamy Road, Kutztown. They were married Sept. 23, 2006.

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Jeffrey M. Payne to Jeffrey M. Payne, 53 E. Oak St., P.O. Box 91, Tresckow, property at 53 E. Oak St., $1.

East Penn Township

Barry P. Reed to Carl D. Marion, 2507 Germans Road, Lehighton, Lot 1, Joseph A. Boyce Minor Subdivision, $59,900.

Franklin Township

Dolores H. Kashetta to Jason D. Trainer, 470 Hemlock Trail, Lehighton, property at 470 Hemlock Trail, $280,000.

Joseph F. Wagner to Michael Roberts, Medford, N.J., property at 330 Malibu Drive, $163,000.

Jim Thorpe

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees were signed by county judges.

Everett E. Zeller Jr., 993 Main Rd., Lehighton, from Deborah L. Zeller, 2430 Hay St., Easton.

Jeffrey J. Mehlig, 132 Hudsondale St., Weatherly, from Peggy S. Kunkel, same address.

Charles Swartz, 455 Main Rd., Lehighton, from Brettany Smith, 3 N. Church St., Macungie.

Edward McDonald, 27 Porter Drive, Jim Thorpe, from Theresa McDonald, same address.

Joseph Faraldo, 120 Trachsville Rd., Kunkletown, from Jessica J. Faraldo, same address.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Property transfers

Donna Jean Hayes, as executrix of the estate of Aldona H. Zimblis, late of Bloomsburg, to Richard and Sara Wingler, Tamaqua, property at 111 Catawissa St., Tamaqua, $10,000.

Ronald and Joan Smith, 325 Rex Road, Lehighton, to Eugene and Jane Rhyder, 28 E. Fourth St., Jim Thorpe, a two story frame home at 111 W. High St., Coaldale, $22,500.

William Teel and Gregory F. Duschak to Kyle T. and Lucille M. Houp, tract containing 48.237 acrers along Andreas Road (Township Route 382) in West Penn Township, $340,000.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Divorces granted

Jerome Richmond Jr., 519 N. Railroad St., Tamaqua, was granted a divorce from Shelly L. Montgomery-Richmond, Glenmoore. They were married Feb. 14, 1995.

Billy Joe Fisher was granted a divorce from Nicole Marie Chapman Fisher, both of Mahanoy City. They were married June 22, 2009.

Christine A. Logotheticles, Pottsville, was granted a divorce from David Kokenda, 69 Airport Road, Hazleton. They were married Sept. 9, 2007.

File for divorce

Friday, July 8, 2011

Divorces granted

Raymond Poveca was granted a divorce from Tina M. Poveca, both of 554 Fairview St., Tamaqua. They were married Dec. 15, 2006.

Carol J. Hoenstine, Muir, Porter Township, was granted a divorce from Cyrus J. Hoenstine, Herndon. They were married Sept. 26, 1992,

Lester Ruch was granted a divorce from Jean M. Ruch, both of Tower City. They were married May 29, 1971,

John M. Shala, Mahanoy City, was granted a divorce from Jessica A. Shala, Morea, Mahanoy Township. They were married May 19, 2001.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

Roman J. Baran to Mary C. Graziano, Hazleton, vacant land on Hazle Street, $9,000.

East Penn Township

Prince Minerals, Inc., to James A. Pompa Jr., 158 S. Kittatinny Road, Lehighton, property on Riverview Road, Bowmanstown, $6,000.

Jim Thorpe

Lahaska Properties, Inc., to William E. Gasper, 407 Circle Drive, Palmerton, property at 536 South Ave., $4,998.75.

Nash Enterprises, LTD, to William E. Gasper, 407 Circle Drive, Palmerton, property at 538 South Ave., $4,.998.75.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Property transfers recorded at the Schuylkill County Courthouse were as follows:

Stephen P. and Carol A. Tertel to Vanessa S. Leiby, property at 252 Mahanoy Street, Tamaqua, $73,000.

Denise M. Tobin, Coaldale and Gregorio Barbieri, Yonkers, New York, to Denise M. Tobin, property at 258 W. Howard Avenue, Coaldale, $1 (transaction between spouses).

Schuylkill 8 Property Trust to Brock M. and Jennifer M. Malcolm, property at 239 East Mahanoy Avenue, Mahanoy City, $4,595.

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Mortgage foreclosures

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

Deutsche Bank National Trust, c/o 1001 Worthington Rd., West Palm Beach, Fla., filed against Mark T. Arthofer, 427 Forge St., Palmerton, over property at that address. Sought is $206,771.64 and continuing interest.

Financial Freedom Acquisition, 7700 W. Parmar Lane, Austin, Tex., filed against Muriel E. Nordmark, 1303 N. Fifth St., Stroudsburg, over property at 160 57 Drive, Palmerton. Sought is $149,629.23 and continuing interest.

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Deeds recorded

Bowmanstown

Monica Newhard to Jeremiah P. McAward Jr., Mountain Top, vacant land on Lehigh Street, $20,000.

Franklin Township

Wayne C. Monk to Nancy L. Wentz, 958 Mahoning Mountain Road, Lehighton, property at 125 Fairview St., $1.

Jim Thorpe

Barry T. Phillips Jr. to Julianna Krebs, 623 North St., Jim Thorpe, property at 623 North St., $110,000.

David C. Keller to Joseph Schatz, 220 Broadview Drive, Jim Thorpe, property at 220 Broadview Drive, $138,000.

Kidder Township

Friday, July 1, 2011

Revoke probation

William Francis McDonald, 42, Girardville, was found to have violated the terms of his probation and was removed by Judge Domalakes and was re-sentenced to serve four to 12 months in the county prison. He was ordered to report to the prison at 9 a..m on July 4. He had pleaded guilty to possession of illegal drugs. This was his second revocation.