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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.

Friday, July 1, 2011

Credit defaults

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

North Star Capital Acquisition, c/o 804 West Ave., Jenkintown, filed two actions as follows: Eleanor J. Rutman, 184 S. First St., Apt. 1, Lehighton, seeking $1,313.63; and Joseph F. Curran II, 27 N. Fifth St., Lehighton, seeking $1,339.21.

FIA Card Services, 655 Papermill Rd., Newark, Del., filed against John D. Dugan, 315 Center St., Apt. 2, Jim Thorpe, seeking $2,062.38.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Withdraws plea

Jorge Diaz, 39, of 228 E. Washington St., McAdoo, was granted permission by Judge Dolbin to withdraw his guilty plea and his case was remanded to the district attorney's trial list. Diaz was charged with terroristic threat, simple assault and harassment filed by McAdoo Patrolman Joseph David.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Sheila K. Creveling to Stephen A. Manser, 44 S. Kittatinny Road, Lehighton, property at 44 S. Kittatinny Road, $29,900.

Franklin Township

Sheriff of Carbon County to Univest National Bank and Trust Company, Souderton, Pa., property at 1692 Indian Hill Road, $1.

Sheriff of Carbon County to Griffon Monkey, LLC, New York, N.Y., property at 877 Interchange Road, $1.

Robert C. Getter to Bradley J. May, 2888 Interchange Road, Lehighton, property at 295 Evergreen Road, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

File for divorce

Thomas J. Blackwell, 630 E. Mahanoy Ave., Mahanoy City, started a divorce action against Kimberly M. Blackwell, 30 Courdas Rd., Barnesville. They were married June 26, 2010.

Christopher L. Fremberg, 5375 Prospect St., Susquehanna, Susquehanna County, filed for divorce from Melissa L. Fremberg, 249 W. Rowe St., Tamaqua. They were married Sept. 30, 2000.

Leon R. Jones, 1105 E. Pine St., Mahanoy City, filed suit for divorce from Peggy Jones, 101 E. Washington St., Shenandoah. They were married July 30, 1987.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

John Riffon to Robert Helmer, P.O. Box 482, Beaver Meadows, property at 76 Berwick St., $44,000.

Bowmanstown

Betty J. Danner to Gregory F. Duschak, 702 Ridge Road, Andreas, property at 670 Lime St., $105,000.

Franklin Township

Sheriff of Carbon County to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, McLean, Va., property at 140 Main Road, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to David Hydro, 424 South St., Jim Thorpe, property at 424 South St., $60,000.

Monday, June 27, 2011

Deeds recorded

Bowmanstown

Betty J. Danner to Gregory F. Duschak, 702 Ridge Road, Andreas, property at 670 Lime St., $105,000.

Franklin Township

John A. Pilotti to Helen Ignatiou, 75 Pine Cove Court, Lehighton, property at 75 Pine Cove Court, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Patricia B. Cury to Wayne M. Sivertsen Jr., East Hampton, N.Y., property on South Street, $240,500.

Mauch Chunk Historical Society of Carbon County, Inc., to Marion Hose, LLC, 16 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe, property at 16 W. Broadway, $150,000.

Kidder Township

Monday, June 27, 2011

Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees were signed by the court.

Nicole Stoves, 5 N. Walnut St., Lansford, from James Stoves Jr., 243 E. Patterson St., Lansford.

Rebecca Pysher, 228 Delaware Ave., Palmerton, from David Pysher, 791 S. Main St., Phillipsburg, N.J.

Marcia J. Levan, 42 S. Second St., Palmerton, from Donald W. Levan Jr., 296 Court St., Lehighton.

Jennifer S. Mangold, 3016 Shady Nook Rd., Slatington, from Nicholas K. Mangold, 410 Kennetta Lane, Palmerton.