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Thursday, November 4, 2010

Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees were signed by the county court.

Christopher J. Slaw, 241 Mahoning Star Lane, Lehighton, from Sheryl M. Slaw, same address.

Mark P. Blumer, 129 Railroad St., Delano, from Stephanie Lynn Blumer, 239 E. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning.

David A. Rachman, Whitehall, from Maria L. Dantos, 2357 Niagra Lane, Macungie.

Clarmaine Hammel, 37 Packer Ave., Jim Thorpe, from Larry Addicott, 12 Circle Drive, Pine Grove.

Mortgage foreclosures

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Bail hearings

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

Jarrod C. Holly to Michael W. Zavitsky, 11 Lincoln Circle, Junedale, property at 60 Dear St., rear, $15,000.

Franklin Township

Sheriff of Carbon County to PBB property Holdings, LLC, Berwyn, Pa., lots 1 and 5, Silver Hills Farm, $43,656.

Jim Thorpe

Financial Freedom Senior Funding Corporation to Fannie Mae, Philadelphia, property at 811 Lehigh St., $1.

Lansford

Sheriff of Carbon County to Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, W. Palm Beach, Fla., property at 42 W. Patterson St., $1.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Revoke parole

Judge D. Michael Stine revoked the parole of Donte Tarran Brown, 20, Pottsville, for violating conditions fixed by court. He was recommitted to the county prison and his 221 days of liberty taken away and added to his maximum sentence. He had entered a plea of nolle contendre (no defense) to terroristic threat charges last December and was placed on probation.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Revoke probation

Judge Stine revoked the probation of Rachelle Lynn Cassidy, 24, Kulpmont, and re-sentenced her on a charge of theft from Walmart Store, Hometown, to serve three to 12 months in the county prison with credit for having served 60 days. On a second charge of theft she must serve an additiional 12 months on probation and undergo a drug an alcohol evaluation.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

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

Carla V. Niedert, Nesquehoning; Jacqueline M. Patrick, West Penn Township; Michael T. Hosak Jr., Macungie; Albert Patrick Jr., New Ringgold, and Theodore Patrick, Delray Beach, Fla., to Tony and Audrey Graver, Andreas, tract containing 2.516 acres along west side of SR309 with the eastern boundary being Little Schuylkill River in West Penn Township, $1 (full consideration $70,000.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Amit Sharma to Joaquin Rodriguez, 607 S. Hancock St., McAdoo, property at 102 W. Church St., Hazleton, $8,000.

East Penn Township

Faith Alive United Methodist Church of Eastern Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church to Jeremy M. Lichtenwalner, 239 Pinewood Road, Lehighton, property at 239 Pinewood Road, $170,000.

Franklin Township

Barry D. Hoffman to Barry D. Hoffman, 1207 Fairyland Road, Lehighton, property at 1207 Fairyland Road, $1.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

File for divorce

Sarah Bleu, 213 E. Broad St.,Tamaqua, filed for divorce from Jordan Bleau, 732 Monroe St., Berwick. They were married April 8, 2006.

John Savits, Pines Motel, Tamaqua, started a divorce action against Julie E. Savitz, 12 Spirit Court, New Ringgold. They were married July 25, 2005.

Granted divorce

Jennifer Moyer, 10 S. Eighth St., Pottsville, was granted a divorce from Diamond J. Moyer, 951 Catawissa Road, Tamaqua (Rush Township). They were married Nov. 4, 1995.

Monday, November 1, 2010

Credit defaults

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

Discover Bank, 6500 New Albany Rd., New Albany, Ohio, filed three actions as follows: Krystine M. Beck, 2511 Green St., Lehighton, seeking $10,231.12; David M. Smith, 771 Princeton Ave., Palmerton, seeking $4,723.37; and Judy A. Houtz, 2063 Hemlock St., Palmerton, seeking $6,867.54.

Monday, November 1, 2010

File for divorce

Brian Johnson started a divorce proceeding against Melissa M. Johnson, both of 26 Maple Lane, New Ringgold. They were married Aug. 7, 1998.

Patricia M. Paceley, 230 S. Fourth St., Tower City, started a divorce action against James C. Paceley Jr., 17 Walnut St., Delano. They were married Nov. 6, 1993.

Christine Malanowicz, 22 Clay St., New Philadelphia, is suing Matthew Malanowicz, 813 Adams Court, Throop, Lackawanna County, for divorce. They were married Oct. 23, 1993.

Sentenced

Monday, November 1, 2010

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Cyril Shickora to Cyril Shickora, P.O. Box 185, Tresckow, property at 3 Elm St., Tresckow, $1.

Kidder Township

Holiday Poconos, Inc., to Paul M. Shew, Philadelphia, Holiday Poconos Lot 913, Section A, $1,490.

David H. King to Thomas E. Aaron, B13 Trailridge Road, Albrightsville, Lot 21, Block B, Section Trail Ridge, Holiday Poconos, $17,000.

Lansford

David A. Penberth to David A. Penberth, 315 E. Abbott St., Lansford, property at 315 E. Abbott St., $15,572.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Dale Albert Kisthardt to Corey Ruggiero, McAdoo, property at rear 501 E. Grant St., McAdoo, $30,000.

East Side Boro

Janet Irraci to Janet Ieraci, 336 Bridge St., White Haven, property at 336 Bridge St., $1.

Jim Thorpe

Carlo Pissani to Lars C. Caspersen, 601 South Ave., Jim Thorpe, property at 601 South Ave., $172,500.

Harold Ruff to James J. Paluck, 645 Onoko Lane, Jim Thorpe, Lot 134, Leisureland, $38,000.

Kara L. Steele to Aaron M. McAnulty, 1210 Fern St., Jim Thorpe, property at 1210 Fern St., $1.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Deeds recorded

Franklin Township

Jeffrey N. Shinn to Brian G. Shaner, 85 Scenic View Drive, Lehighton, property at 85 Scenic View Drive, $187,000.

Jim Thorpe

Fannie Mae to Victoria Redline, 623 North St., Jim Thorpe, property at 811 Lehigh St., $16,001.

Kidder Township

Albert B. Tonik to Holiday Poconos Civic Association, Inc., P.O. Box 57, Albrightsville, Lot 467, Section C, Block 400, Holiday Poconos, $6,120.

Lehighton

Thomas Ferrante to Albert J. Kauker, 142 Bankway, Lehighton, property at 142 Bankway, $65,000.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Credit defaults

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

Capital One Bank, 15000 Capital One Drive, Richmond, Va., filed two actions as follows: Karen R. Otto, 640 Cypress St., Lehighton, seeking $3,106.16; and Debra R. Oswald, 173 S. Fourth St., Lehighton, seeking $9,055.51.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Revenue from deeds

Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 187 deeds, 252 mortgages and 429 other writs during the month of September.

As a result of those transactions, McCall turned over to the Carbon County General Fund the sum of $30,125.04. A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $25,147; data processing fees, $2,433; notaries, $70; commission on transfers and writs, $1,344.64; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $1,130.40.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Mortgage foreclosures

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

U.S. Bank National Association, 4828 Loop Central Drive, Houston, Tex., filed against James Jaume, 1397 Second Ave., New York, N.Y., over property at 136 S. Second St., Lehighton. Sought is $55,143.54 and continuing interest.

U.S. Bank filed against Christian Wanamaker, 40 W. Garibaldi Ave., Nesquehoning, over property at that address. Sought is $72,510.81 and continuing interest.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Divorces granted

Leonard A. Ruggiero, 147 Ridge St., Coaldale, was granted a divorce from Sharon A. Ruggiero, 101 First St., Coaldale. They were married May 25, 1991.

Francis B. Green Jr. was granted a divorce from Robin D. Green, both of 44 Valley Road, Tamaqua. They were married Aug. 27, 1983.

Anthony James Stanell, 301 Woodland Road, Brockton, Schuylkill Township, was granted a divorce from Kimberly Stanell, Box 126, Quakake, Rush Township. They were married May 12, 2006.

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Accident case

A civil suit was started in the county court in which the defendant does not deny the blame for having his car strike the rear of a motorcycle and injuring the driver but disputes the amount of money sought by the injured party.

James Weyand, Pottsville, brought the suit against Clyde Whipple, Brackney, Susquehanna County. The accident happened in June 2008 at the intersection of Liberty Street and Adamsdale Road in Orwigsburg.

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees were signed by the county court.

Matthew N. Wentz, 797 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton, from Heather A. Wentz, same address.

Benjamin A. Iezzoni, 30 W. Bera Ave., Summit Hill, from Katherine Iezzoni, 4401 Pandora Court, Ashburn, Va.

Timonty R. Weaver, 358 Bridge St., Lehighton, from Jaclyn T. Weaver, 1139 Church Drive, Palmerton.

Giovanni Nicola, 13 Prinecton Ave., Dover, N.J., from Victoria Nicola, 442 South St., Jim Thorpe.

Tracy L. Heilman, 223 N. Seventh St., Lehighton, from Daivd K. Heilman, same address.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Ruth Ann Somes, as administratrix of the estate of Alice Heckman, late of Hazleton, to Kate A. Zukovich, Rush Township, three parcels containing 2,000 square feet, 5,000 square feet and 20,000 square feet located on the south side of public road leading from Weatherly to Lakeside in Rush Township, $1 (full consideration $110,000).

Ryan and Regina Petako, Hazleton, to Angela M. Gennaro and Jeffrey M. Turse, both of Hazleton, as joint tenants, lot in EA Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, North Union Township, $236,000.