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Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Assumpsit complaint

Oliphant Financial, LLC, Sarasota, Fla., has filed a complaint in assumpsit against Terry Petitto, 119 Eliot lane, P.O. Box 248, Albrightsville, seeking the sum of $1,141.98 plus applicable costs, interest and attorney's fees.

The plaintiff contends it is a debt buyer that holds a promissory note signed by the defendant in which the latter agreed to pay costs associated with valuable considerations it received. Oliphant says the defendant has not made a payment on the account since Dec. 18, 2009.

Credit defaults

Friday, December 24, 2010

Mortgage foreclosures

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

Capital One, N.A., Chester, N.J., filed against Lawrence H. Gersten and Diane Minkow, both of Chester, N.J., over a property at 116 S. Lake Drive, Lake Harmony. Sought is $267,229.70 and continuing interest.

The Bryn Mawr Trust Company, successor by merger to First Keystone Federal Savings Bank, Bryn Mawr, filed against Mary C. Kelley, Bensalem, Pa., over a property at 721 Wilde Glen, Albrightsville. Sought is $35,631.69 and continuing interest.

Friday, December 24, 2010

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Amber N. Schleicher to Amber N. Peffer, 182 William Lane, Lehighton, property at 1361 E. Lizard Creek Road, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Dale E. Ritschard Jr. to Dale E. Ritschard Sr., Collegeville, Pa., property at 35 Packer Blvd., $1.

Dale E. Ritschard Sr. to Randall L. Fogal, Pottstown, Pa., property at 35 Packer Blvd., $100,000.

Kidder Township

Dennis A. Dempsey Sr. to Robert D. Knight, Berkeley Heights, N.J., property at 220 S. Lake Drive, Lake Harmony, $620,000.

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Property transfers

Jeanette (Stewart) Knepper, Sheppton, East Union Township, to Giovanny Vicuna, Corona, N.Y., property at 118 Blaine St., McAdoo, $89,000.

Mary Ann Gibson, West Penn Township, to Michael A. Leggett, Lehighton, tract containing 1.265 acres located on the south side of West Hyland Drive in Country Estates-South Subdivision in West Penn Township, $1 (full consideration $385,000).

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Mortgage foreclosures

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

William Endlekofer, 53 Woodhaven Drive, South Beach, N.Y., filed against Patriot Financial Inc., 2711 Centerville Rd., Wilmington, Del., over property in East Penn Township. Sought is $605,203 and continuing interest.

GMAC Mortgage, 1100 Virginia Drive, Fort Washington, filed against Jennifer Bayard, 512 South Ave., Jim Thorpe, over property at that address. Sought is $96,850.23 and continuing interest.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Revenue from deeds

Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 249 deeds, 310 mortgages and 435 other writs during the month of November.

As a result of those transactions, McCall turned over to the Carbon County General Fund the sum of $36,582.78. A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $30,140; data processing fees, $2,273.75; notaries, $100; commission on transfers and writs, $2,570.83; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $1,498.20.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Acquitted of drugs

Brad Scheeler, 34, of 82 Grier Avenue, Barnesville, was acquitted by Judge Cyrus Palmer Dolbin of charges of criminal conspiracy, possession of drug paraphernalia and two counts of possession of a controlled substance filed by Mahanoy City Patrolman Michael Dissinger. The incident occurred on Sept. 23, 2009.

Plea guilty

Those who entered guilty pleas were sentenced as follows:

Monday, December 13, 2010

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

Jacob J. Anderson Jr. to John Brian Sweeney, 403 Lake Drive, Nesquehoning, two parcels, No. 125A-5-C30.07, $1.

Franklin Township

Joan M. Rehrig to Barry P. Reed, 772 Summer Mountain Road, Lehighton, property at 195 Maple Ave., $179,000.

Jean Moser Getz to Robert T. Carter, 1665 Stagecoach Road West, Palmerton, parcel No. 70E-11-50, $92,000.

Jim Thorpe

Tax Claim Bureau of Carbon County to All State Asset Management, Inc., 1933 State Rt. 903, Jim Thorpe, property at 221 W. Broadway, $93,296.

Kidder Township

Monday, December 13, 2010

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

Tax Claim Bureau of Carbon County to All State Asset Management, Inc., 1933 State Rt. 903, Jim Thorpe, property at 77 Broad St., $76,976.

Jim Thorpe

Barry T. Phillips Jr. to Edward J. Knauss, Reading, Pa., property at 113 Center Ave., $75,000.

Kidder Township

Tax Claim Bureau of Carbon County to Baby Boomer Properties, LLC, 1787 State Rt. 903, Jim Thorpe, two transactions, Lot 807, Section C, Holiday Poconos, $85,408, and Lot B24, Section Hemlock Forest, Holiday Poconos, $5,848.

Lansford

Monday, December 13, 2010

Divorce granted

The following divorce decree was signed by the county court.

Jennifer Lynn Barrup Greenlee, 121 S. Allen St., Apt. 3, Nesquehoning, from Nathan Michael Greenlee, 131 Getz Dawl Rd., lst. floor, Palmerton.

Paving work

Ernest G. and Danelle Davis, 1344 S. Stagecoach Rd., Weatherly, filed a civil complaint against William Dolinsky, aka, Bill Dolinsky, 160 Owl Hole Rd., White Haven.

Saturday, December 11, 2010

File for divorce

David K. Rockwell, 622 Arlngton St., Tamaqua, started a divorce proceeding against Mrian B. Blieka, 37 Payson Ave., New York City. They were married Nov. 27, 2007.

Angela Stahl, 324 E. Union St., Tamaqua, filed suit for divorce from Timothy M. Stahl, 618 E. Elm St., Tamaqua. They were married April 7, 1993.

Jason Skripko, 65 Washington St., Middleport, started a divorce action against Mary Ann Skripko, 250 Pine Grove Drive, Andrews, N.C. They were married July 3, 2006.

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Property transfers

Burdell L. and Dolores A. Troxell to Charles C. and Jean A. Snyder, tract containing two acres on the west side of Winter Mountain Drive, West Penn Township, $12,000.

JDM, LLC, Schuylkill Haven, to Darleen E. Beers, Lehighton, property at 516 Columbia St., Schuylkill Haven, $1 (full consideration $130,000).

Bank of America, N.A. to GTM Investments, LLC, property at 117 Second St., Coaldale, $23,975.

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Prothonotary's report

A total of 353 cases were started in November 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, December 11, 2010

Deeds recorded

Bowmanstown

Robert S. Kuhn Sr. to Kuhn Revocable Living Trust, 624 North St., Jim Thorpe, property on Lehigh Street, $1.

Franklin Township

Sheriff of Carbon County to Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, Northridge, Calif., property at 4006 Long Run Road, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Denise M. O'Donnell to Thomas S. Gorman, 107 Broadway, Jim Thorpe, property at 107 Broadway, $235,000.

Kidder Township

Tax Claim Bureau of Carbon County to Tom McCool, Bensalem, Pa., Lot 552, Section C, Holiday Poconos, $6,120.

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees were signed by the county court.

Ithrys Hosler, 44 Sam Brooke Circle, Lehighton, from Thomas Hosler, same address.

Donna E. Mangiamele, 24 Satin Way, Jim Thorpe, from Vincent Mangiamele, same address.

Kevin R. Mriss, 119 Todd Lane, Lehighton, from Heather M. Mriss, same address.

Joseph P. Schatz, 15 E. Third St., Jim Thorpe, from Lisa Ann Schatz, 237 South St., Lehighton.

Mortgageforeclosures

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

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Barnesville man jailed

Arthur Lamont Heckman, 29, of 66 Back Road, Barnesville, was sentenced by President Judge William E. Baldwin to serve two to four years in a state correctional institution effective Dec. 27, at 9 a.m. on sexual assault charges. He shall remain on bail pending his surrender date.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Bryan G. Osifat to David J. Mazur, 31 E. Oak St., P.O. Box 366, Tresckow, property at 46-48 E. Market St., $1.

East Penn Township

Shelly J. Schleicher to Shelly J. Schleicher, 459 Schleicher Lane, Lehighton, two transactions, lots 5 and 6, DLK Realty Subdivision, $1 each.

Jim Thorpe

Kevin J. Heil to Paul J. Kattner, 1440 Mauch Chunk Lake, Jim Thorpe, property at 1440 Mauch Chunk Lane, $125,000.

Kidder Township

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

John Leskosky to Jeffrey W. Payne, 53 E. Oak St., Box 91, Tresckow, property at 53 E. Oak St., $58,800.

East Penn Township

Troy L. McFarland to Troy L. McFarland, 278 E. Sunset Road, Lehighton, property at 278 E. Sunset Road, $1.

Shirley M. Schnell to Merlin D. Kuehner, 2393 Hahn's Dairy Road, Palmerton, parcel No. 85-7-C12.02, $165,000.

Jim Thorpe

Citimortgage, Inc., to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Oklahoma City, Okla., property at 309 Oak St., $1.

Kidder Township

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

County treasurer

County Treasurer Jacqueline McGovern released her monthly report on the county's financial status for October.

The beginning balance was $46,464,526.20, deposits $15,063,271.69, disbursements $12, 150,118.61 leaving an ending balance of $49,377,679.28.

Monday, November 29, 2010

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Henry K. Wohlgemuth to Frank P. Rapa, 125 Laurel View Drive, Lehighton, Lot 811, Wertman Hollow Road, Andreas, $32,500.

Gaston Realty, Inc., to Dale K. Hack, 1243 Meyer Drive, Walnutport, Sunrise Terrace Estates Lot 8, Unit 1, Section 2, $40,000.

Jim Thorpe

Deutsche Bank National Trust Company to William J. Rose, Long Island City, N.Y., property at 206 South Ave., $19,500.

Larry A. Ahner to Joseph Dorazio, Wayne, Pa., property at 418 South Ave., $117,525.

Kidder Township