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Thursday, July 29, 2010

Credit card woes

Credit companies and banks have filed civil actions against people who are allegedly in arrearages of paying on their credit cards.

Cach, LLC, of Denver, Colo., filed suit against Adam J. Giranda, 15 Market St., Kelayres, seeking $14,388.21; against Eric J. Orach, 227 W. Broad St., Tamaqua, seeking $10,883.66; and against Robert Moyer Jr., 790 Green Mountain Road, Zion Grove, North Union Township, seeking $3,011.96. The company also seeks penalties and costs.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Credit defaults

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

LVNV Funding, 15 S. Main St., Greenville, S.C., filed against Ronald Reeser, 679 Breezewood Rd., Lehighton, seeking $1,251.14.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

E.H. Pooled, L.P., to Roman Victor Kurtz, 90 Main St., Junedale, property at 50 Main St., Beaver Meadows, $12,500.

Franklin Township

Linda L. Kunkle to Tanaya L. Strohl, 160 Evergreen Road, Lehighton, property at Kriss Pines, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Shawn M. Kresge to Anita Stone Vandine, 29 Walnut Ave., Jim Thorpe, property on North Avenue, $11,000.

Catherine C. Santangelo to Barry A. Smith, New York, N.Y., Lot 41, Leisureland North, $85,000.

Kidder Township

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Mortgage foreclosures

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

Sovereign Bank, 601 Penn St., Reading, filed against Matthew N. and Heather Wentz, 797 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton, over property at that address. Sought is $67,062.95 and continuing interest.

Sovereign Bank filed against Lerhonda D. Robinson, 41 Cranberry Circle, East Brunswick, N.J., over property at 204 Mountain Rd., Albrightsville, seeking $134,060.72 and continuing interest.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Property transfers

Property transfers recorded in the courthouse were as follows:

Shirley Ann Butler, Chambersburg, to Jason and Diann Cimini, Landenberg, lot on Plat A in Valley of Lake Development, North Union Township, $170,000.

Robert Todd Day to Gregory F. Duschak and William Teel, property containing 43.237 acres at 242 Andreas Road, West Penn Township, zero consideration (transfer was from mortgagor to a holder of a mortgage in default).

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

File for divorce

John Casler, 302 Hazle St., Tamaqua, started a divorce action against Melody Casler, 23 Apple Lane, Barnesville, Rush Township. They were married July 8, 1989.

Lisa M. Zilker, 322 W. South St., Mahanoy City, filed suit against Paul E. Zilker, 501 W. Spruce St., Mahanoy City. They were married May 5, 2000.

Divorces granted

Helen E. Tyson, Mahanoy City, was granted a divorce from Randall A. Tyson, Shenandoah. They were married Feb. 24, 2001.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Bill owed

Edgar L. Getz, HC1 Box 10A, White Haven, filed an action against Golden Oaks Village Inc., 3 Golden Oaks Drive, Kidder Township, White Haven.

The suit states the plaintiff was contracted to put topcoat on th parking area of the defendant's property and a bill is owed for the work. Sought is damages not in excess of $50,000.

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees have been signed by the county court.

Shawn Kresge, 102 Bear Creek Drive, Jim Thorpe, from Sarah Beth Kresge, 12 Lincoln Place, Whitehall.

Cheryl A. Gaston, 125 E. High St., Coaldale, from Leroy Gaston, 966 Summer Mountain Rd., Lehighton.

Kelly Ann Billig, 124 Dean St., Beaver Meadows, from Brian S. Billig, 401 E. Grant St., McAdoo.

Jodi Marsh, Box 1846, Albrightsville, from Michael Marsh, 398 Patten Circle, Albrightsville.

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Property transfers

Property transfers recorded at the courthouse were as follows:

Alan F. and Loreta Haas to George R. Reppy, parcel containing 30.4 square perches (one perch is 16 feet), along a macadem road leading from New Ringgold to McKeansburg in New Ringgold; a second parcel containing 6,456.25 square feet located south of Legislative Route 53012 and west of Community Veterans Memorial in New Ringgold, $1 (full consideration $120,000).

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Curtis D. Huffman to Nancy Bullard, 131 Kittatinny Road, Lehighton, property on Kittatinny Road, $1.

Duane A. Schleicher to Ryan T. Brown, Hellertown, Lot 5 German's Road, $55,000.

Franklin Township

James W. Kramer Jr. to Travis W. Hunsicker, 85 Cardinal Drive, Lehighton, property at 85 Cardinal Drive, $285,000.

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., to Gregory Hamilton, Allentown, property at 1017 Main Road, $71,500.

Jim Thorpe

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Divorces granted

Dawn M. Kashmer, 432 E. Broad St., Tamaqua, was granted a divorce from Edward Kashmer, 217 Washington St., Tamaqua. They were married June 25, 2005.

Kevin John Black was granted a divorce from Tiffany Ann Black, both of Schuylkill Haven. They were married May 26, 2007.

Darrell J. Adams, Myerstown, was granted a divorce from Jennifer Adams, Donaldson, Tremont Township. They were married Dec. 2,1994.

Adam Kauffman was granted a divorce from Maureen Kauffman, both of Palo Alto. They were married June 20, 2009.

Friday, July 16, 2010

Credit defaults

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

Arrow Financial Services, 6108 W. Touhy Ave., Niles, Ill., filed two actions as follows: Jennifer J. Moretti, 281 Main St., Parryville, seeking $9,803.44; and Joseph Schiffino, 510 South St., Jim Thorpe, seeking $1,480.76.

FIA Card Services, 655 Papermill Rd., Newark, Del., filed against Michael M.M. Christman, 68 W. Center St., Nesquehoning, seeking $3,121.21.

Friday, July 16, 2010

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

May Ann Yannes to Kevin J. Timcho, 68 New St., P.O. Box 524, Beaver Meadows, property at 68 New St., $65,500.

Franklin Township

Lewis A. Achtermann to Teresa L. Achtermann, 2335 Long Run Road, Lehighton, property at 2335 Long Run Road, $1.

Maria Domski to Maria Domski, 220 Plantation Drive, Lehighton, property at 220 Plantation Drive, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Debra A. Rex to Mason Realty Company, 101 W. 10th St., Jim Thorpe, property at 206-208 Oak St., $115,000.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Divorces granted

Lisa M. McGovern was granted a divorce from William G. McGovern, both of Pottsville. They were married July 18, 1992.

Sonya L. Raho, Tower City, obtained a divorce from John F. Raho, Muir, Porter Township. They were married May 24, 1997.

Jason T. Herndon, Pottsville, was granted a divorce from Melanie N. Herdon, Saint Clair. They were married Dec. 15, 2001.

Wendy L. Weikel, Frackville, was granted a divorce from Richard C. Weikel, Ashland. They were married Oct. 12, 2002.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Owe payments

Arrow Financial Services, LLC, of Niles, Ill., filed suits in court to seek judgements on two county people.

One suit alleges Paul F. Coppie, 200 East St., Coaldale, owes $2,000.54 on his credit card and the second suit is against Mark J. Freed, 47 Washington St., Middleport, alleging he owes $3,356.14 in unpaid balance.

Asset Acceptance Company, LLC, Warren, Mich., filed suit against Donald Marcinczyk, 23 Lakewood Avenue, Barnesville, Rush Township, alleging he owes a balance of $5,577.86 on his credit card.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Deeds recorded

Franklin Township

Jeffrey Greham to Daniel R. Graham, 455 Acorn Drive, Lehighton, property at 77 Saw Mill Run Drive, $1.

RHouse 516, LLC, to David E. Strohl II, 51 Hawk Road, Palmerton, property at 51 Hawn Road, $138,000.

Jim Thorpe

Alice E. Juracka to Klaudia A. Perlinski, 316 North St., Jim Thorpe, property at 316 North St., $68,500.

Kidder Township

David Caddick to Holiday Pocono Civic Association, A-99 Holiday Drive, Albrightsville, Holiday Poconos Lot 405, Section B, $7,073.50.

Lansford

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Property transfers

Property transfers recorded at the courthouse were as follows:

Dolores Doughterty to Jonathan Hewitt, parcel containing 0.961 of an acre beginnning on the west side of Township Route 989 in West Penn Township, $157,500.

Marlene Kidda Rankin, as executrix of the estate of John Kidda to Benjamin Kidda, property on south side of Ruddle Street, Coaldale, $1 (transaction of estate of decedent to brother).

Konrad Zieja to Steve Mastrandrea, property at 417 E. Center St. and 536-538 W. Center St., Mahanoy City, $12,000.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Credit defaults

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

Arrow Financial Services, c/o 5 Great Valley Parkway, Malvern, filed two actions as follows: Tanya H. Gurley, 347 W. White St., Summit Hill, seeking $1,052.52; and Vincent Bartolillo, 193 N. Shore Drive, Albrightsville, seeking $3,728.65.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Dolores R. Borger to Rodney K. Borger, 822 Dinkey Road, Lehighton, Parcel A, Dolores R., Rodney K. and Peggy A. Borger Minor Subdivision, $1.

Dolores R. Borger to Dolores R. Borger, 770 Dinkey Road, Lehighton, 8.963 acres, Dolores R., Rodney K. and Peggy A. Borger Minor Subdivision, $1.

Rodney K. Borger to Rodney K. Borger, 822 Dinkey Road, Lehighton, 10.28 acres, Dolores R., Rodney K. and Peggy A. Borger Minor Subdivision, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Property transfers recorded at the courthouse were as follows:

Beth Stolarski to William J. and Carole M. Heittmann, tract of land containing 29 acres adjacent to land of Madee Young in West Penn Township, $182,500.

Snow Green Acres, LTD, New Ringgold, to Larry C. and Barbara A. Hower, New Ringgold, property at 16 Blue Mountain Drive, partly in East Brunswick Township and partly in West Penn Township containing 96 acres with a two and one-half story frame home, frame barn and outbuildings, $1 (Howers held 85 percent partnership interest)