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Friday, December 23, 2011

Divorces granted

Beth A. Williams, 1302 Germans Road, Lehighton, was granted a divorce from Thomas L. Williams, III, no address. They were married February 10, 2001.

Sabrina M. Ziolko, Gordon, was granted a divorce from Brandon Ziolko, Ashland. They were married September 6, 2008.

Karl V. Petritsch, Pine Grove, was granted a divorce from Susan L. Petritsch, Mahanoy City. They were married November 9, 1974,

Kelly Ann Edwards, Pottsville, was granted a divorce form Christopher Colby Edwards, Conyers, Georgia. They were married August 7, 2010.

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Mortgage

foreclosures

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

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Fort Mill, S.C., filed against William DiBongrazio, West Melbourne, Fla., over a property at 305 Skye Drive, Lake Harmony. Sought is $204,894.20, plus continuing interest, costs and fees.

First Niagara Bank, N.A., Lockport, N.Y., filed against Stephen Blasko and Amy Toniatti, a/k/a Amy Blasko, 45 W. Ridge St., Lansford, over a property at that address. Sought is $52,560.84, plus continuing interest, costs and fees.

Friday, December 16, 2011

Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees were signed by the county court.

Rachel Ann Connor, 325 E. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning, from Peter Jay Connor, 134 W. Chester St., West Chester.

Jamie Lee Swatt, 4 Second Ave., Lehighton, from Gregory Leonard Swatt, 128 W. Hazard St., Summit Hill.

David Grill, 1015 Honeysuckle Drive, Walnutport, from Shari Grill, same address.

Kristine M. Islas, 620 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton, from Luis Enrique Alonso, 54 No. 234 Pradoi, San Louis Potasi, Mexico.

Friday, December 16, 2011

File for divorce

Allison G. Lareau, 216 Greenwood St., Tamaqua, started a divorce action against Alain H. Lareau III, 2700 Peninsula Road, Oxnard, Calif. They were married Feb. 22, 1999.

Divorces granted

Daryl Snody was granted a divorce from Cecelie Snody, both of Tower City. They were married June 6, 1970.

Rose H. George, Shenandoah, was granted a divorce from Frank W. George, Frackville. They were married June 18, 1994.

Paul J. Longenberger, Mahanoy City, was granted a divorce from Lori A. Longenberger, Shenandoah. They were married March 6, 1999.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Priscilla J. Smith, 120 Boyoko Drive, Lehighton, to Joseph and Tammy Sword, 208 Tamanend Road, Tamaqua R.D., property at 6 E. High St., Coaldale, $1 (full consideration $23,000).

Esther Sterzen, as executrix of the estate of Doris Lutchkus, late of Coaldale, to herself and her husband, Stephen R. Stertzel, property at 230 W. Philliip St., Coaldale, $1 (transaction according to will).

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Seven defendants in pending driving under the influence (DUI) cases entered guilty pleas on Tuesday in Carbon County court. Senior Judge Richard W. Webb accepted the pleas from the following:

Stephen Robert Rutt, 40, of Blandon, Berks County, was arrested on June 25 along SR895 at the Bowmanstown off-ramp following an accident. Given a test, the result was .19BAC. He also pleaded to driving under suspension-DUI related.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Six first time offenders in the criminal justice system were placed in Carbon County's Accelerated Rehabilitation Disposition (ARD) probation program on Tuesday by Senior Judge Richard W. Webb.

If a person successfully completes all conditions of the program their record is wiped clean. However, if a person fails to complete the program, or is revoked from it, the Commonwealth reserves the right to prosecute them on all pending charges. A person does not admit guilt in entering the program.

All were placed for a year, unless otherwise noted.

Monday, December 12, 2011

The following deeds were recently recorded in Carbon County:

Banks Township

Timothy R. Krupko to Philip R. Jacoby, 72 E. Main St., Tresckow, property at 72 E. Main St., $138,000.

Bowmanstown

Paul D. Scitney to Paul D. Scitney, 530 White St., Bowmanstown, property at 530 White St., $1

Franklin Township

Hattie Leyer to Carol D. Behler, 993 Indian Hill Road, Lehighton, property at 949 indian Hill Road, $1.

Eileen M. Buskirk to Eileen M. Buskirk, 221 Walnut St., Lehighton, property at 221 Walnut St., $1.

Monday, December 12, 2011

Fannie Mae (Federal National Mortgage Association) to Ernest A. Boerner, parcel along Township Route 203 and 274 feet south of Township Route 571 in East Brunswick Township, $80,000.

Bertline R. Bachert, Lansford, to Bonnie Vasilion and Anthony Vasilion, parcel on west side of public road leading from Delano to E. M. Junction in Rush Township, $1 (transaction from parent to daughter).

Tax Claim Bureau to Apartments and Acquisitions, L.P., Allentown, property at 134 Main St., Orwigsburg, property of Cloria Jean Webb, for $1,206.

Friday, December 9, 2011

Credit defaults

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

Citibank, Sioux Falls, S.D., filed two actions as follows: Julie A. Jablonsky, 172 Walnut St., Lehighton, seeking $18,693.68; and Alicia Acevedo, 22 Ute Trail, Albrightsville, seeking $1,946.

Friday, December 9, 2011

Granted divorce

Kelly Marie Delessio, 29 1/2 Centre St., Tamaqua, was granted a divorce from Alphonso Dalessio, 310 Lansford Court, Lansford. They were marreid Jan. 23, 2003.

Pleads guilty

Jeremy George Colosimo, 23, 159 Weston Place, West Mahanoy Township, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol and was sentenced by Judge John E. Domalakes to serve 72 hours to six months in the county prison with the sentence to begin Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 9 a.m.

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

Eric Bleiler to Mark J. Hydock, P.O. Box 338, Beaver Meadows, property at 3 Rose St., $167,500.

Bowmanstown

William Glawe to Pamela J. Leiby, 322 Ore St., Bowmanstown, property on Apple Street, $25,000.

East Penn Township

Robin L. Young to Ray E. Miller, 2348 E. Lizard Creek Road, Lehighton, property at 2348 E. Lizard Creek Road, $1.

Franklin Township

John L. Bartholomew to John L. Bartholomew, 221 Reber St., Lehighton, property at 221 Reber St., $1.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Thomas Sleva, of The Colony, Tex., and James Thompson, New Philadelphia, to Keith Sleva, Pottsville, property on southwest corner of Wood Street and an unused alley in Cumbola, Blythe Township, $1 (full consideration $98,400).

Tracy E. Palmer to Kevin S. Ahner, parcel on south side of the road leading from Snyders to Andreas in West Penn Township, $63,000.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Divorces granted

Kathleen E. Porambo, 157 Owl Creek Road, Tamaqua, was granted a divorce from Leonard M. Porambo, 349 Owl Creek Road, Tamaqua. They were married May 11, 1996.

Deborah A. Moyer was granted a divorce from Edward A. Moyer, both of Orwigsburg. They were married Sept. 29, 2000.

Seek school tax

The Tamaqua Area School District filed a petition to court to place a lien on the property at 227 Hunter St. Tamaqua, in the amount of $566.31 allegedly owed for back real estate taxes. The owner is listed as George D. and Evelyn Geissinger.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

The following deeds were recorded in Carbon County:

Banks Township

Mark F. Blumer to Martha Michael, 47 E. Main St., Junedale, property at 47 E. Main St., $49,900.

Franklin Township

Bronislawa Sadowski to Adam Wojtaszek, Clifton, N.J., Lot 16, Section 1, Kriss Pines Executive Estates, $88,000.

Richard R. Eidem to Richard R. Eidem, 1868 Long Run Road, Lehighton, property at 1868 Long Run Road, $1.

Kidder Township

Judith V. Blakey to Judith V. Blakey, York, Pa., two transactions, lots 1 and 2, Judith B. Blakey Subdivision, $1 each.

Thursday, December 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.

Portfolio Recovery Associates, Norfolk, Va., filed three actions as follows: Timothy A. Rau, 644 Onoko Lane, Jim Thorpe, seeking $5,861.39; Thomas J. Benedek, 341 White St., Weissport, seeking $2,198.15; and Robin A. Rau, 644 Onoko Lane, Jim Thorpe, seeking $2,331.77.

Asset Acceptance, Warren, Mich., filed against John D. Dugan, 315 Center St., Jim Thorpe, seeking $1,130.02.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Robert S. Dwojewski to Kevin Hardy, 35 Bake Oven Road, Lehighton, property at 35 Bake Oven Road, $190,500.

East Side Borough

Steven Law to Sylvia Riben, 113 Sunshine Drive, White Haven, property at 109 State St., $123,500.

Franklin Township

Adam M. Sobas to Maria Radecka, Cedar Grove, N.J., property at 455 Innsbruck Drive, $1.

Univest National Bank and Trust Company to Mary Ann Godown, 1692 Indian Hill Road, Lehighton, property at 1692 Indian Hill Road, $181,600.

Kidder Township

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

File for divorce

Douglas G. Cramer, 1256 West Penn Pike, Apt. B, West Penn Township, started a divorce action against Marcia Cramer, 3887 Barryan Drive, Danielsville, Northampton County. They were married May 29, 2010.

Jacqueline (Fogarty) Maschal, 275 Valley Road, New Philadelphia, filed for divorce from Gene Maschal, 20 S. Lemon St., Mount Carmel, Northumberland County. They were married April 12, 2003.

Kimberly A. Economy, 40 E. Spruce St., Mahanoy City, filed for divorce from Michael D. Economy,176 Long Row Road, Gilberton. They were married Oct. 6, 2004.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Carol Ann Dunlap, as executrix of the estate of Marguerite P. Hentosh, of Delano, to Renee L. Hruniuk, Mahanoy City, property on north side of Hazle Street, Delano, $38,000

Jason S. and Angela M. Greenzweig to Jarrod and Brenda Pensyl, property at 308 E, Railroad Avenue, New Ringgold, $58,000.

Leo J. Skotek and Lisa Skotek to Lisa Skotek property at 20 James St,, Kline Township, $1 (transaction between husband and wife).

Monday, November 28, 2011

Mortgageforeclosures

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

Deutsche Bank National Trust Co., 1661 Worthington Rd., West Palm Beach, Fla., filed against Bill J. and Candace L. Seamon, 8 W. Front St., Jim Thorpe, over property at that address. Sought is $85,125.99 and continuing interest.

Midfirst Bank, 999 N.W. Grand Blvd., Oklahoma City, Okla., filed against James A. and Kathleen S. Osborn, 24 Penn Spring Drive, Jim Thorpe, over property at that address. Sought is $200,720.02 and continuing interest.