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Court News

Thursday, September 8, 2016

An independent audit by the Pennsylvania Department of the Auditor General showed more than $13.6 million in state inheritance taxes was received by the Carbon County Register of Wills and Clerk of Orphans’ Court office staff and turned over to the commonwealth without deficiencies for the period of Jan. 1, 2011, to Dec. 31, 2014.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Prothonotary’s report

A total of 556 cases were started in August in the office of Carbon County Prothonotary Joann M. Behrens, according to a monthly statistical report released by the officeholder. A breakdown of cases is as follows:

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Andrew Homyak to Thomas P. McCarroll, 437 W. Bowmans Road, Lehighton, property at 437 W. Bowmans Road, $191,666.67.

Franklin Township

Walenty Tomaszkowicz to Christopher T. Hager, Philadelphia, property at 255 Krakow Drive, $36,500.

Kidder Township

Charles Velzy to Alvin Hinger, Fort Pierce, Florida, property at 626 W. Oak Lane, $65,000.

Edward P. McGettigan to Kenneth I. Sultanof, Millstone, New Jersey, property at 202 Midlake Drive, Building 19, Lake Harmony, $150,000.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Marriage licenses

Kristen M. Staton and Joshua Herzog, both of Andreas.

Jennifer R. Hensley and Frank Czuczman, both of Mary D.

Kelly J. Miller and Anthony J. Sfarra, both of New Ringgold.

Tracey M. Mellott, New Ringgold, and Robert W. Barnes, Cressona.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Marriage licenses

Richele Marie Bergdahl and Mary Elizabeth Occhipinti, of Lehighton.

Cody Joseph Kurtz and Stephanie Marie Dolinsky, of Weatherly.

Ricky Allen Rehrig Jr. and Jessica Lea Strubinger, of Jim Thorpe.

Derek Dean George and Sara Wysocky, of Lehighton.

Note default

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Michael P. Harvilla to Donald T. Davidovich, 73 E. Market St., P.O. Box 95, Tresckow, property at 73 E. Market St., $83,000.

Beaver Meadows

Geraldine M. Mitcho to Alfred John Mitcho Jr., 32 Second St., Lehighton, property at 30 Second St., $40,000.

Bowmanstown

Peggy A. Snyder to Gary D. Snyder, 755 Pine St., Bowmanstown, property at 755 Pine St., $1.

East Penn Township

Glenn Frederick to Harry J. Hillegass Jr., 298 Thomas Jefferson Road, Lehighton, property at 298 Thomas Jefferson Road, $170,000.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Marriage licenses

Robert Joseph Craigie and Ashley Victoria Kalage, of Nesquehoning.

Daniel Stark Meader and Nicole Debra Fischer, of Jim Thorpe.

Brian Andrew Alboucq and Natalie Ann Nikisher, of Lehighton.

Andrew Phillip Medick and Nicole Marie Heintzelman, of Kunkletown.

Alexander Stephen Frey and Kathryn Elizabeth Civitella, of Palmerton.

Christopher Lee Ahner, of Palmerton, and Rachel Marie Klinger, of Slatington.

John Richard Smolczynski Jr. and Serena Lee Tillou, of Jim Thorpe.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Tamaqua

Rush Township

Schuylkill Township

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Coaldale

Karen J. Urban to Joann Dowd and Lois Dowd: Property at 57 E. Ridge St., $44,000.

Delano

Wesley G. Derr to Kimberly A. Letcavage: Property at 201 Railroad St., $41,000.

East Brunswick Township

John Stemmler Jr. and Cynthia Stemmler to John J. Stemmler Jr., Cynthia J. Stemmler, Jessica A. Stein, and Emily Stemmler: Property northwest of East Schmaltzdahl Road, $1.

Kline Township

Carrie Burk and William A. Burk to Tambria A. Lloyd and Nathaniel W. Lloyd: Property at 19 Walsh St., $1.

Monday, August 22, 2016

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Carol R. German to Nicole M. Henry, 2268 W. Lizard Creek Road, Lehighton, property at 2268 W. Lizard Creek Road, $150,000.

Franklin Township

Sandra V. Maury to Arnold Eugene Wheeler, 691 Interchange Road, Lehighton, property at 691 Interchange Road, $80,000.

Lee Maini to Allison A. Maini, 276 Robrucel Drive, Lehighton, property at 276 Robrucel Drive, $1.

Alice E. Green to Jason A. Green, 677 Interchange Road, Lehighton, property at 677 Interchange Road, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Monday, August 22, 2016

Marriage licenses

Alyssa A. Mengel and Jonathan G.R. Miller, both of New Ringgold.

Brittany L. Love and Dustin M. Garris, both of New Ringgold.

Paula A. Kleckner and Michael Rodriguez-Lebron, both of New Ringgold.

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Tresckow Fire Company No. 1 to McAdoo Fire Company Inc., McAdoo, northeast corner of Walnut and Cherry streets, $1.

Beaver Meadows

Thomas A. Katchur to Mary Ann Katchur, 72 Penn St., Beaver Meadows, property at 72 Penn St., $1.

Franklin Township

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Darren Gene Ballas, 223 Fairview St., Lehighton, property at 223 Fairview St., $20,000.

Jim Thorpe

Friday, August 19, 2016

Marriage licenses

Jeffrey Alan Woolson and Jestine Elizabeth Sarau, of Walnutport.

David Michael Sokol Jr. and Beth Burkert, of Lehighton.

Curtis James Ahner and Carol Ann Boyle, of Lehighton.

Dominic Vincent Natale, of Havertown, and Stacey Ann Tonelis, of Albrightsville.

Shane Casey Chodur, of Nesquehoning, and Heather Ann Rudelitch, of New Ringgold.

Loan default

Friday, August 19, 2016

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Robert Beblavy to Dawn M. Beblavy, 827 Stone Mountain Road, Lehighton, property at 827 Stone Mountain Road, $1.

Franklin Township

Lisa Marie Failla to Richard S. Failla, 120 Oak Inlet Drive, Lehighton, property at 120 Oak Inlet Drive, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Mount Pocono Enterprises LLC, to Marko B. Andrejko, 125 Hawk Road, Lehighton, property at 216 North St., $42,000.

Kidder Township

Sheriff of Carbon County to U.S. Bank N.A., Fort Mill, South Carolina, property at 17 Fawn Court, Lake Harmony, $1.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Deeds recorded

Bowmanstown

Christel Koenig to Francesco Neri Jr., 430 Green St., Palmerton, property at 430 Green St., $191,500.

East Penn Township

Jay Peter Poust to John C. Dicrecchio, 65 Sunrise Terrace Road, Lehighton, property at 65 Sunrise Terrace Road, $194,900.

East Side Borough

Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania to James Natale, Harleysville, property at 164 Turkey Path Road, White Haven, $110,000.

Franklin Township

Anna M. Schafer to Dennis G. Schafer, 2409 Fairyland Road, Lehighton, property at 2409 Fairyland Road, $1.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Coaldale

Thomas C. Macenka and David J. Macenka to Thomas C. Macenka: Property at 18 W. Phillip St., $1.

William D. Shook and Dolores A. Shook to Chad L. Raudabaugh: Property at 137 W. Moser Ave., $1.

James A. Pompa Jr. to Christopher D. Hunsicker Jr.: Property at 13 W. Lehigh St., $40,000.

John Komisak and Katie Komisak to Sean M. Landis: Property at 248 E. High St., $60,000.

Delano

M&T Bank to Robert W. Fertig: Property at 6 Walnut St., $8,500.

East Brunswick Township

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Revenue from deeds

Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 200 deeds, 174 mortgages and 314 other writs during the month of July.

As a result of those transactions, McCall turned over to the Carbon County General Fund the sum of $26,766.27. A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $20,550; data processing fees, $2,235.12; notaries, $50; commission on transfers and writs, $2,931.25; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $999.90.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Marriage licenses

Shirah M. Bates and Vernon E. Fritz, both of Andreas.

Amanda M. Alonge and Michael R. Runk, both of Tamaqua.

Laurel M. Martin, Tamaqua, and Paul M. Boyle, Elizabethtown.

Melissa M. Goehle, Schuylkill Haven, and Devin S. Meiser, Tamaqua.

Vicki T. Kuropatsky, Gilberton, and Barry Brassington, Barnesville.

Alyssa A. Mengel and Jonathan G.R. Miller, both of New Ringgold.

Friday, August 12, 2016

Marriage licenses

Shawn Michael Galloway, of Lansford, and Amy Lynn Lower, of Lehighton.

Jared Michael Costenbader and Kortney Danelle Knirnschild, of Palmerton.

Gerald John Gillespie and Diane Kathryn Kanishock, of Puyallup, Washington.

John Christopher Valick, of Jim Thorpe, and Stacy Trinkle, of Lehighton.

Kyle Christopher Ritter and Jessica Ann Banko, of Lehighton.

Dustin Philip Wentz and Melinda Sue Karcher, of Palmerton.

Christopher Alan Field and Mallory Rae Lynn Nalesnik, of Palmerton.

Friday, August 12, 2016

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

James Petruska to John Tranguch, 135 Berwick St., Beaver Meadows, property at 69 Broad St., $10,000.

East Penn Township

Darvin J. Schoenberger to Darvin J. Schoenberger, 1485 Germans Road, Lehighton, property at 1485 Germans Road, $1.

Kevin Jay Green Jr. to Troy A. Bogert, 1939 E. Lizard Creek Road, Lehighton, property at 1939 E. Lizard Creek Road, $112,500.

Franklin Township

Richard J. Hook to Richard J. Hook, 1233 Indian Hill Road, Lehighton, property at 1233 Indian Hill Road, $1.