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Friday, February 18, 2011

Divorces started

Andrea W. Weichman, 747 Wallace Way, Weatherly, filed against Stephen R. Weichman, 411 Third St., Weatherly. They were married June 1, 1991.

Paul F. Skodacek Sr., 415 E. Railroad St., Nesquehoning, filed against Cheryl J. Skodacek, 210 W. Water St., Lansford. They were married Dec. 19, 1981.

Katelynn Walsh, 875 Green St., Lehighton, filed against Aaron E. Wynder, 439 Franklin Ave., Palmerton. They were married June 3, 2006.

Friday, February 18, 2011

File for divorce

Angela M. Sandler, 244 Walnut Lane, Andreas, filed suit for divorce from Brendan L. Sandler, 236 Walnut Lane, Andreas. They were married Sept. 11, 2010.

JoAnn Hollywood, 115 S. Center St., Pottsville, filed suit against Patrick J. Hollywood, 12 N. Valley St., New Philadelphia. They were married Dec. 9, 1978.

Divorces granted

Annalee Galvin, 306 E. Market St., Mahanoy City, was granted a divorce from Martin T. Galvin, 882 Barnesville Drive, Barnesville. They were married Feb. 4, 1989.

Friday, February 18, 2011

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Gaston Realty, Inc., to Phillip M. Otto, 430 S. Third St., Lehighton, two transactions, Lot 10, Section 1, Unit 4, Sunrise Terrace Estates, $10,000, and Lot 9, Section 1, Unit 4, Sunrise Terrace Estates, $20,000.

East Side Borough

Irene F. Miko to Gary Reiner, 3277 State St., White Haven, property at 1077 Vine St., $1.

Franklin Township

U.S. Bank, N.A., to Denise L. Vansickle, 3585 Fairyland Road, Lehighton, property at 3585 Fairyland Road, $195,050.

Jim Thorpe

Thursday, February 17, 2011

File for divorce

Jara Gates, 365 Mountain Road, New Ringgold, filed suit for divorce from Darren Gates, 1318 Long Run Road, New Ringgold. They were married Sept. 28, 2002.

Granted divorce

Kelly A. Horan, 315 N. Second St., Frackville, was granted a divorce from Brian J. Conroy, 1101 Pine Valley Lane, Sheppton. They were married July 12, 2005.

Keith Quaca, 121 Retreat Road, New Ringgold, was granted a divorce from Jody Quaca, 304 W. Abbott St., Lansford. They were married Oct. 10, 1985.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

U.S. Bank National Association to Craig A. Bilger and Paul J. Mulhern, property at 118 Hunter St., Tamaqua, $9,900

Annette Kaplofka, as executrix of the last will of Steven Kaplofka, late of Mahanoy City, to Alyssa Burke, Mahanoy Township, property at 518 Morea Road, Mahanoy Township, $145,200.

Ann C. Bushinsky, Allentown, to Kasey L. Rehatchek, Tamaqua, one half lot , 17 1/2 feet by 100 feet, on south side of Florida Avenue, Shenandoah Heights, West Mahanoy Township, $21,275.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Mortgage foreclosures

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

Wells Fargo Bank, 3 ADA, Irvine, Calif., filed against Shaun and Keri Kratzer, 608 Center Ave., Jim Thorpe, over property at that address. Sought is $118,034.21 and continuing interest.

U.S. Bank, c/o 1661 Worthington Rd. West Palm Beach, Fla., filed against Charles C. Price, 490 Lake Drive, Nesquehoning, over property at that address. Sought is $199,314.47 and continuing interest.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Prothonotary's report

A total of 339 cases were started in January 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:

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Divorces granted

Brian Johnson was granted a divorce from Melissa M. Johnson, both of 26 Maple Lane, New Ringgold. They were married Aug. 7, 1998.

Dana Hann, Kutztown, was granted a divorce from Edward E. Hann Sr., Reading. They were married June 27, 1989.

Pleas guilty

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Divorces granted

Nicholas Thomas, 323 E. Fell St., Summit Hill, was granted a divorce from Amy Thomas, 33 Swatara St., Tamaqua. They were married Feb. 20,1999.

Barbara R. Kales, Pitman, Eldred Township, was granted a divorce from Mark A. Kales Sr., Dallas, Luzerne County. They were married June 1, 1991.

Patricia M. McGee, Port Carbon, was granted a divorce from Fabian McGee, Orwigsburg. They were married Feb. 14, 1998.

File for divorce

Friday, February 4, 2011

Revoke probation

Friday, February 4, 2011

Credit defaults

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

CACH, 4340 S. Monaco St., Denver, Colo., filed against Larry Young, 2292 Buck Mountain Rd., Weatherly, seeking $8,724.33.

Commonwealth Financial Systems Inc., 245 Main St., Dickson City, filed against Naniece Whiteko, 164 Hudsondale St., Weatherly, seeking $3,815.58.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

Ann M. Leonard to Ann M. Leonard, 81 Dean St., Beaver Meadows, property at 81 Dean St., $1.

Franklin Township

Union Cemetery Association of East Weissport to Franklin Township, 900 Fairyland Road, Lehighton, deed of dedication, Court Street, $1.

Eleanor L. Ziegenfuss to Carla M. Carnish, 295 Rock St., Lehighton, property on Rock Street, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Dan Rimsky to Krista Marie Rimsky, 350 Main St., Jim Thorpe, property at 350 Main St., $1.

Kidder Township

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Nineteen property transfers were recorded transferring title to the properties from mortgagor to Mauch Chunk Trust Company, Jim Thorpe, holder of mortgage in default. All transactions were for $1 (full consideration $450).

Paulette B. Gigli, as trustee for Rowe Street Land Trust, brick dwelling on north side of Rowe St., Tamaqua, with garage to rear.

Paulette B. Gigli, as trustee for Frackville Land Trust, property at 24 S. Balliet St., Frackville.

Paulette B. Gigli, as trustee for East End Land, property at 308 Arlington St., Tamaqua,

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Cheryl Ann Pacelli to Scott Carsia, 4 W. Oak St., P.O. Box 389, Tresckow, property at 4 W. Oak St., $106,000.

Franklin Township

Robert B. Ashmore to Robert B. Ashmore, 580 Forest St., Lehighton, property at 580 Forest St., $1.

Lansford

Fannie Mae to Robin E. Frey, 1240 Smithlane Road, Lehighton, property at 37-39 E. Ridge St., $18,000.

Lehighton

Scotty's Fashions of Lehighton, Inc., to A. Scott Enterprises, Inc., HC 1 Box 70, Saylorsburg, property at 230-232 Ochre St., $200,000.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Douglas L. and Malissa Lynn Springer to Dylan M. and Amanda L. Peters, lot in Camp Wildcat, Walker Township, $185,000.

Jean M. Machamer, Rush Township, to Jeremiah Sanders, Tamaqua, property at 220 Orwigsburg St., Tamaqua, $1 (full consideration $34,000).

Samantha A. Gibbons, as executrix of the estate of Mary Agnes Henry, late of Tamaqua, to Jesus Alberto Renteria, Brooklyn, N.Y., property at 450 E. Broad St., Tamaqua, $1 (full consideration $22,000).

Christopher W. Selinsky to Gregg M. Muffley, property at 286 Lofty Road, Kline Township, $3,000.

Friday, January 28, 2011

Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees were signed by the county court.

Chad C. Beesley, 22 E. Main St., Fleetwood, Berks County, from Ginny Sayuri Arakaki, same address.

Lydia E. Mertz, Box 476, Lehighton, from Todd N. Mertz, 455 Maury Rd., Lehighton.

Jacqueline Ann Ahner, 2007 Wayne St., Bethlehem, from Jeffrey Wayne Ahner, 2200 Indian Hill Rd., Lehighton.

Kelly J. Sommers, 494 Franklin AVe., Palmerton, from Michael J. Sommers, 722 Mill St., Palmerton.

Friday, January 28, 2011

Pay or go to jail

Because of the recession banks and credit card companies are having a difficult time collecting monies owed but not the Schuylkill County Collection Agency, which operates from the office of Clerk of Courts Stephen M. Lukach at courthouse.

Friday, January 28, 2011

Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees were signed by the county court.

Elizabeth Labaty, 1425 Church Rd., Pen Argyl, from Eric Labaty, 1859 Dinkey Rd., Lehighton.

Christine A. Forrest, 300 W. White St., Summit Hill, from Kenneth E. Forrest II, same address.

Chad M. Kershner, 754 Princeton Ave., Palmerton, from Jennifer I. Kershner, 100 Ramapo Trail, Allentown.

Sharon Steigerwalt, 127 W. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning, from Allen Steigerwalt Jr., 228 Mill St., Nesquehoning.

Divorces started

Monday, January 24, 2011

Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees were signed by the county court.

Colleen L. Hoffman, 578 Ten Point Lodge Rd., Weatherly, from Mark R. Hoffman, 146 Laudberm Ave., Weatherly.

Bruce A. Romig, 328 W. Kline Ave., Lansford, from Kimberly A. Baran, 702 Peace St., Hazleton.

Jason R. Laub, 1355 Greenwood St., Palmerton, from Samatha L. Laub, same address.

Joy Kahler, 375 Snyders Rd., Palmerton, from Keith Millheim, Box 57, Kunkletown R.2.

Kathleen W. Mangan, 29 W. Amidon St., Summit Hill, from Joseph P. Mangan, 202 W. Hazard St., Summit Hill.

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Credit defaults

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

Portfolio Recovery Associates, 140 Corporate Blvd., Norfolk, Va., filed against Nicole McFadden, 216 Entwistle St., Weatherly, seeking $7,682.45.

American Express, c/o 120 N. Keyser Ave., Scranton, filed against George Gschwind, 30 E. Highpoint Drive, Lehighton, seeking $2,508.80.