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Court News

Monday, March 7, 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.

Target National Bank, c/o 213 E. Main St. Carnegie, filed against April A. Walters, 143 Walters Lane, Weatherly, seeking $3,280.49.

Citibank (South Dakota), c/o 1835 Market St., Philadelphia, filed against Mary Jo Loch, 6 Short Lane, Albrightsville, seeking $7,215.05.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Bail hearings

Justin David Blume, 38, of 16 Golf Road, Barnesville, had his bail revoked by Judge John E. Domalakes and he was remanded to the county prison to await trail on charges of carrying a 45 calibre revolver without a license, terrrorsitic threats, simple assault and recklessly endangering Vicki Jones, of New Philadelphia Road, West Brunswick Township, and disordelry conduct as charged by Trooper Bernard J. Walasavage.

Credit card debts

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Charles M. Bott to Arnold W. StarrIII, 40 E. Maple St., P.O. Box 300, Tresckow, property at 40 E. Maple St., $50,000.

Beaver Meadows

Paula Correale to Yes Dear Rentals, LLC, Drifton, Pa., property at 33 Second St., $86,500.

Bowmanstown

Richard Sander to Joseph T. Pogwist, 473 Friendship Road, Lehighton, Lot 91, Oak Street, $42,000.

East Penn Township

Todd L. Keiser to Douglas Gause, Easton, lots 42, 44, 57 and 58, Section 3, Guy's Vacationland, $57,500.

Franklin Township

Monday, February 28, 2011

Deeds recorded

Franklin Township

Township of Franklin to Township of Franklin, 900 Fairyland Road, Lehighton, property at 889 Fairyland Road, $1.

Sheriff of Carbon County to Mauch Chunk Trust Company, 1111 North St., Jim Thorpe, property at 1280 Main Road, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Michael Hrinkonich to Wayne Smith, 21 W. Chipmunk Trail, Jim Thorpe, property at 45 Coal St., $40,000.

Kidder Township

Monday, February 28, 2011

Back taxes

Tamaqua Area School District filed a petition to enter a lien on the property of Norman and Alice Gryczyusky, 54 Angel Drive, West Penn Township, alleging $1,134.36 is owed in back real estate taxes to the school district.

Divorces granted

Deborah H. Pascavage was granted a divorce from Bruce D. Pascavage, both of Mahanoy City. They were married July 3, 1999.

Angela Snyder, Valley View, Hegins Township, was granted a divorce from Mitchell Snyder, Pitman, Eldred Township. They were married June 21, 1999.

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Zoning permits

The Schuylkill County Zoning Office issued 11 permits in January and collected $4,115 in fees. The estimated cost of the construction to be undertaken from the permits was placed at $828,704. Obtaining permits were:

Friday, February 25, 2011

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Sheriff of Carbon County to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, McLean, Va., two transactions, properties at 344 Smithlane Road and 1106 E. Lizard Creek Road, $1 each.

Jim Thorpe

Michael W. Gustin to William C. Gustin, 77 W. Sixth St., Jim Thorpe, property at 77 W. Sixth St., $1.

Kidder Township

John Lalor Joyce to Robert Fasulo, Yardley, Pa., Lot B12, Split Rock, $25,000.

Lansford

Kory B. Bates to DonnaBillett, 239 E. Ridge St., Lansford, property at 239 E. Ridge St., $18,000.

Friday, February 25, 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.

Citibank (South Dakota), 701 E. 60th St., N, Sioux Falls, S.D., filed against Carl Mann, 2100 Forest St., Lehighton, seeking $6,669.42.

FIA Card Services, 999 Vanderbilt Beach Rd., Naples, Fla., filed against Joseph Rao, 111 E. Columbus Ave., Nesquehoning, seeking $15,595.92.

Monday, February 21, 2011

Revenue from deeds

Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 154 deeds, 243 mortgages and 503 other writs during the month of January.

As a result of those transactions, McCall turned over to the Carbon County General Fund the sum of $30,958.35. A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $26,043; data processing fees, $1,807.25; notaries, $90; commission on transfers and writs, $1,909.57; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $1,108.50.

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.