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Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

John A. Ritz to Eugene P. Ritz, 22 N. Chestnut St., Tresckow, property at 22 N. Chestnut St., $1.

East Penn Township

Donald R. Steigerwalt to Michael F. Kimak, 2059 E. Lizard Creek Road, Lehighton, property at 2059 E. Lizard Creek Road, $138,000.

Franklin Township

Irene K. Rehrig to Elwood G. Rehrig II, 340 Union Hill Road, Lehighton, property at 315 Union Hill Road, $60,000.

William C. Kunkle to Cory Lewers, 210 Pine Cone Drive, Lehighton, property at 210 Pine Cone Drive, $255,000.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Mortgage foreclosures

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

BAC Home Loan Servicing, 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., Simi Valley, Calif., filed against Stacey and Chester Samler, 62 Main St., Beaver Meadows, over property at that address. Sought is $33,911.98 and continuing interest.

BAC Home Loan Servicing filed against Kieran and Audrely Loughran, 205 S. Lake Drive, Lake Harmony, over property at that address. Sought is $290,996.78 and continuing interest.

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Property transfers

Property transfers recorded at the courthouse were as follows:

Borough of McAdoo to Gary Steibler, Delano, property at 201 E. Blaine St., McAdoo, $7,500; and property at 203 E. Blaine St., McAdoo, $5,500.

Ralph Citarella to Thomas E. Rockwell, property on south side of Orwigsburg Street, Tamaqua, $1 (full consideration $14,000).

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Prothonotary's report

A total of 426 cases were started in September 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:

Saturday, October 2, 2010

Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees were signed by the county court.

Ida C. Zongaro, Box 1532, Albrightsville, from Anthony J. Zongaro Jr., 7709 Verree Rd., Philadelphia.

Joanne M. Seitzinger, 1813 State St., White Haven, from Jeffrey W. Seitzinger, 5112 Country Rd., Midway, Ala.

Arica S. Pfeiffer, 33 Springgarden St., Lansford, from Howard Pfeiffer II, 310 E. Patterson St., Lansford.

Leon Frable, 8557 Interchange Rd., Lehighton, from Colette Frable, Box 4725, Kunkletown R.4.

Saturday, October 2, 2010

Divorces granted

Missandra Malyberg, 105 W. Rowe St., Tamaqua, was granted a divorce from Michael Malyberg, 22 W. High St., Coaldale. They were married July 3, 1999.

Nicole Moore, 800 Hazle St., Tamaqua, was granted a divorce from Erik Moore, Mahanoy City. They were married Sept. 23, 2005.

James L. Mourer was granted a divorce from Elizabeth Annj Mourer, both of Oneida, East Union Township. They were married Aug. 19, 2000.

Joel Haas, New Ringgold, was granted a divorce from Wanda Haas, Mahanoy City. They were married June 5, 2002.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Deeds recorded

Franklin Township

William C. Kunkle to Cory Lewers, 210 Pine Cone Drive, Lehighton, property at 210 Pine Cone Drive, $255,000.

Irene K. Rehrig to Elwood G. Rehrig II, 340 Union Hill Road, Lehighton, property at 315 Union Hill Road, $60,000.

Jim Thorpe

A. David Thomas to John T. Klitsch, 63 W. Front St., Jim Thorpe, property at 63 W. Front St., $86,000.

Kidder Township

American Home Mortgage Servicing, Inc., to Equity Trust Company, 178A N. Lake Drive, Lake Harmony, Lot 201, Section B, Lake Harmony Estates, $132,500.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Property transactions

Linda A. Lee, Langhorne, to Deidre Parker-Mount, Elmer, N.J., lot in ER Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, East Union Township, $340,000.

Brian P. Seitz to Kevin L. and Adreienne C. Brittenberg, property on north side of SR209, Blythe Township, containing 23,360 square feet, $86,000.

Violet P. Labella, Walker Township, to Duane S. and Michele A. Barron, Tamaqua, property at 1441 Valley Road, Walker Township, $1.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Michael L. Bellitts to Michael L. Bellitts, 39 E. Market St., Tresckow, property at 39 E. Market St., $1.

Beaver Meadows

Federal National Mortgage Association to David A. Walker, P.O. Box 245, Walnutport, property at 32-34 Berwick St., $58,000.

Bowmanstown

Sheriff of Carbon County to Huntington National Holdings Corporation, Westlake Village, Calif., property at 430 Green St., $1.

East Penn Township

Kerry L. Schleicher to Derek B. Wilkinson, 266 Hilda Lane, Lehighton, Lot 7, Breezy Lane, $80,000

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Divorces granted

Joshua Frank Shamonsky was granted a divorce from Rachel Anna Marie Shamonsky, both of 18 Easy Life Lane, New Ringgold. They were married Sept. 10, 2006.

Gary W. Foulds, Pottsville, was granted a divorce from Ann Foulds, Shamokin. They were married Feb. 17, 1979.

Dwayne Paul Angeny, Tower City, was granted a divorce from Kimberly A. Angeny, Harrisburg. They were married March 31, 2000.

Timothy Scholefield, of Kentucky, was granted a divorce from Sherry Ann Scholefield, Ephrata. They were married June 21, 2009.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Medical bills

Remit Corporation, 36 W. Main St., Bloomsburg, for Blue Mountain Health Systems, filed a civil complaint against William and Chrissy Wenner, 1316 Penn Drive, Andreas, over a bill for services rendered at the Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital, Lehighton. Sought is $2,338.94 plus interest, costs and fees.

Lehigh Valley Hospital, 1200 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown, filed against Michael J. and Kelly Sommers, 836 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton, alleging a bill is owed for services rendered. Sought is $18,108.80 plus interest, costs and fees.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Credit defaults

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

LVNV Funding, c/o 120 N. Keyser Ave., Scranton, filed against Randy L. Smith, 200 W. High St., Nesquehoning, seeking $1,784.14.

Asset Acceptance, c/o 120 N. Keyser Ave., Scranton, filed three actions as follows: Terry L. Silfies, 290 E. Snyder Ave., Lansford, seeking $1,398.10; Jason Applegate, 8 E. Abbott St., Lansford, seeking $1,015.15; and Marcilla B. Clark, 10 Wetzel Rd., Jim Thorpe, seeking $1,004.72.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Mortgage foreclosures

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

Federal National Mortgage Association, 14523 SW Millikan Way, Beaverton, Ore., filed against John Emord, 1660 Berryman Drive, Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $79,693.62 and continuing interest.

U.S. Bank National Association, 211 N. Front St., Harrisburg, filed against Sharon E. Sherry, 233 E. Hazard St., Summit Hill, over property at that address. Sought is $17,439.09 and continuing interest.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Revenue from deeds

Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 188 deeds, 258 mortgages and 418 other writs during the month of August.

As a result of those transactions, McCall turned over to the Carbon County General Fund the sum of $31,308.93. A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $24,909.50; data processing fees, $2,356.50; notaries, $50; commission on transfers and writs, $2,897.03; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $1,095.90.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Property transfers

Property transactions recorded in the courthouse were as follows:

Anthony Martrandrea, Station Island, N.Y., and Dominic Perrotta, Brooklyn, N.Y., to John Christopher Sunday, Frackville, and Brenda D. Leonard, Hazleton, tract containing 1.52 acres on north side of land of Catawissa Branch of Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Company in Rush Township, $1 (full consideration $149,000).

Borough of Tamaqua to Thomas M. and Catherine E. Domarecki, Summit Hill, property at 23 Market St., Tamaqua, $1 (full consideration $4,000).

Monday, September 20, 2010

Divorces Granted

Ammette M. Bohr, Pottsville, was granted a divorce from Brian R. Bohr, Minersville. They were married June 19, 2004.

Jessica Gudinas was granted a divorce from Andrew Gudinas, both of Saint Clair. They were married March 5, 2005.

Maria E. Candelaria, Shenandoah, was granted a divorce from Bionofel Candelaria, Reading. They were married Aug. 24, 1992.

Elaine J. Dress was granted a divorce from Donald E. Dress, both of Schuylkill Haven. They were married June 15, 1996.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Divorces granted

Melissa Borrero, 650 1/2 E. Broad St., Tamaqua, was granted a divorce from Leonardo Borrero, 127 N. 15th St., Bloomfield, N.J. They were married May 11, 1995.

Charlene Sue Steeley, 6 Rogosky St., Quakake, Rush Township, was granted a divorce from Andrew P. Steeley, 2038 Allenhurst St., Norman, Okla. They were married Dec. 13, 2003.

Kevin J. Fanellli, Pottsville, was granted a divorce from Monica R. Fanelli, Schuylkill Haven. They were married Dec. 1, 1979.

Monday, September 13, 2010

Property transfers

Schuylkill Economic Development Corporation to Bears Head Sportsman's Association, Lofty Road, Delano Township, tract containing 43.1 acres in Delano Township bounded on the north side by lands of Service Electric Corporation and Hazleton Water Company, on the east by other lands of Bears Head Sportsman's Club, $1 (full consideration $51,000).

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Sedulity Group, LLC, property at 425 S. Kennedy Drive, McAdoo, $10,000.

Monday, September 13, 2010

Deeds recorded

Jim Thorpe

Marc Pfeffer to John J. Petruska, Doylestown, Pa., property at 1306 Center St., $1.

Nancy L. Ketchledge to Robert C. Schaninger, 607 E. Lehigh St., Jim Thorpe, property at 611 Lehigh St., $45,000.

Kidder Township

Albrightsville Volunteer Fire Company, Inc., to Township of Kidder, P.O. Box 576, Lake Harmony, property on Rt. 534, $36,681.92.

Township of Kidder to Albrightsville Volunteer Fire Company, Inc., P.O. Box 133, Albrightsville, property on Rt. 534, $36,681.92.

Lansford

Monday, September 13, 2010

Deeds recorded

Bowmanstown

Bruce D. Wilkinson to Carl F. Walck, 719 Lehigh St., Bowmanstown, properties at 718, 720 and 722 Lincoln Ave., $200,000.

Franklin Township

Edward J. Gorman to Matthew D. Funk, 1410 Forest St., Lehighton, property at 1410 Forest St., $249,900.

Matthew D. Funk to Gabriel Oprea, Philadelphia, Lot 35, Beltzville Lake Heights, $118,000.

Jim Thorpe

Bonita M. Lazorick to Brian K Waselus, 121 Raspberry Drive, Jim Thorpe, property at 702 Pine St., $45,000.