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Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Divorces granted

Michael Edward Bush, Minersville, was granted a divorce from Rachel Michelle Martin Bush, Pensacola, Fla. They were married Oct. 13, 1998.

Virginia Mary Schultz, Port Clinton, was granted a divorce from Jeffrey A. Schultz, Hamburg. They were married Sept. 22, 1998.

Andrea Stotelmyer Koch was granted a divorce from Donald Richard Koch Jr., both of Saint Clair. They were married June 24, 2008.

Default

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees were signed by the court.

Kim Huntington, 1050 Place Rd., Bethlehem, from Gary Huntington, 190 S. First St., Lehighton.

Shannon Hill, 428 South Ave., Jim Thorpe, from Sean Matthew Hill, 21 W. Fourth St., Jim Thorpe.

Susan E. Pheiffer, 110 Broad Mountain View Drive, Jim Thorpe, from Stephen G. Pheiffer, same address.

Christopher Hirt, 271 S. First St., Lehighton, from Samantha Hirt, 451 Fullerton Springs, Cambridge Springs, Crawford County.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

Charles D. Zunski to Jacqueline Mejia, 31 Broad St., Beaver Meadows, property at 31-33 Broad St., $25,000.

East Side Boro

Sheriff of Carbon County to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, McLean, Va., property at 3716 State St., White Haven, $1.

Franklin Township

Lester M. Kintz to Lester M. Kintz, 107 Interchange Road, Lehighton, property at 107 Interchange Road, $1.

Sheriff of Carbon County to Bank of New York Mellon, Houston, Tex., property at 704 Old Mill Road, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Deeds recorded

Bowmanstown

Richard Sander to Herman Lee Harris II, 125 Bunny Lane, Palmerton, Lot 89, Oak Street, Meadow Crest Manor, $35,000.

East Penn Township

Rodney J. Humanick to Gary Van Norman, 97 Trails End, Lehighton, parcel No. 57-9-A4.02, $26,600.

Franklin Township

Donald H. Dorward Sr. to Donald H. Dorward Sr., 780 Rock St., Lehighton, Lot 2, Donald Dorward Subdivision, $1.

Mark S. Zovak to Mark S. Zovak, 1878 Long Run Road, Lehighton, property at 1878 Long Run Road, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Medical bill

Remit Corporation, 36 W. Main St., Bloomsburg, on behalf of Blue Mountain Health Systems, filed a civil complaint against Keith and Tanya Formisano, 326 Wild Creek Drive, Jim Thorpe, alleging the defendants owe a bill for medical services provided. Sought is $7,562.30 plus interest, costs and fees.

Wages owed

Monday, February 15, 2010

Deeds recorded

Bowmanstown

Verna V. Paules to Michael T. Bierman, 255 Fireline Road, Bowmanstown, property at 255 Fireline Road, $145,000.

East Penn Township

James S. Snyder to Jennifer M. Snyder, 179 Laurel Spring Road, Lehighton, property at 179 Laurel Spring Road, $1.

Franklin Township

Deutsche Bank National Trust Company to Edgar A. English, 1105 Green St., Lehighton, property at 1105 Green St., $203,600.

Jim Thorpe

Monday, February 15, 2010

Pleads guilty

Monday, February 15, 2010

Divorces started

Stephen G. Chew, 627 E. Ridge St., Lansford, filed against Deborah L. Chew, same address. They were married Sept. 18, 1993.

Cassandra Marie Fairweather, 417 W. Mahanoy Ave., Girardville, filed against Scott Leonard Fairweather, 221 E. Richard St., Summit Hill. They were married Aug. 26, 2001.

Judith Gill, 929 North St., Jim Thorpe, filed against Jace Jon Gill, 11 Lehigh Gorge Drive, Jim Thorpe. They were married May 29, 1971.

Credit defaults

Monday, February 15, 2010

Property transfers

Eagle Rock Resorts Inc., Hazleton, recently recorded a number of lots sold in its East Union Townshp and North Union Township developments to the following:

Robert D. and Margaret F. Johnston, Galloway Township, N.J., two lots in WS Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, North Union Township, $10 (full consideration $115,713).

Peter M. and Pamela A. Hurley, Budd Lake, N.J., lot in WSS Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, East Union Township, $10 (full consideration $48,403).

Saturday, February 13, 2010

Deeds recorded

Bowmanstown

Bruce D. McFarland Sr. to Barry J. Pointon, 530 Hamilton St., Bowmanstown, property at 530 Hamilton St., $119,000.

Franklin Township

Leah M. Kistler to Drew D. Eckman, 888 Interchange Road, Lehighton, property at 888 Interchange Road, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Joseph F. Delay to Beverly J. Delay, 1009 North St., Jim Thorpe, two transactions, property at 1009 North St., and another pacrel on North Street, $1 each.

Neil Bogin to Neil Bogin, Leisure Lane, Jim Thorpe, property at 628-630 Center Ave., $1.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Revenue from deeds

Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 146 deeds, 203 mortgages and 528 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 $30,111.53. A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $24,557; data processing fees, $2,860; notaries, $30; commission on transfers and writs, $1,710.53; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $954.

Monday, February 8, 2010

Revocations

Marlin Hosier, 49, of 8 W. High St., Coaldale, had his probation revoked by Judge Cyrus Palmer Dolbin but because he had served 29 days in prison was released on probation again. Hosier had pleaded guilty in May 2008 to drug charges which were brought by Patrolman Raymond Tonkinson, Tamaqua police.

Monday, February 8, 2010

Divorces Granted

George M. Schlorf, 216 N. Lehigh St., Tamaqua, was granted a divorce from Kathleen A. Schlorf, 56 Jeddo St., Freeland. They were married Aug. 16, 1980.

Joann F. Conrad, Pottsville, was granted a divorce from John W. Conrad, Lancaster. They were married April 18, 2002.

Heather Marie Kondash, Pottsville, was granted a divorce from Shawn Aaron Kondash, Orwigsburg. They were married Sept. 8, 2001.

Janice A. Davies, Gilberton, was granted a divorce from Charles A. Davies, Mahanoy City. They were married Sept. 28, 1998.

Revoke ARD

Monday, February 8, 2010

Divorces granted

Markus A.Boyer was granted a divorce from Catherine A. Boyer, both of 211 W. Broad St., Tamaqua. They were married Sept. 16, 1989.

Paul Stravinsky, Ringtown, was granted a divorce from Rose Marie Stravinsky, Pottsville. They were married Aug. 12, 2007.

Michael Yob Jr., Summit Station, was granted a divorce from Judie R. Yob, Pottsville. They were married Dec. 20, 1996.

Teresa Menne, Danville, was granted a divorce from Jared Menne, Ashland. They were married Oct. 28, 2006.

Saturday, February 6, 2010

Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees were signed by the county court.

Stephanie E. Freeby, 138 High St., Jim Thorpe, from Mark J. Freeby, 49 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe.

Daniel J. Becker, 93 Mill St., Nesquehoning, from Kathleen M. Becker, 987 Germantown Rd., Jim Thorpe.

Nancy B. Kuhn, 46 Martha Lane, Jim Thorpe, from Geraldo A. Faria, 1358 SR903, Jim Thorpe.

Teresa A. Opiela, 92 Broadway, Jim Thorpe, from John J. Curry, same address.

Justin V. Yaich, Box 4026, Jim Thorpe, from Joanne P. Yaich, 346 Archery Club Rd., New Ringgold.

Monday, February 1, 2010

Property transfers were recently recorded in the Schuylkill County Courthouse.

They included:

Elizabeth C. Smulligan, West Penn Township, to Seventh Haven, L.P., a Pennsylvania limited partnership, two tracts of land on the south side of the right-of-way of Township Route 761 near the lands of the Blue Mountain Christian Retreat in West Penn Township, containing 8.3535 acres for $1 (full consideration $247,000) and 3.35276 acres for $1 (full consideration, $38,000).

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Deeds recorded

Franklin Township

Kyle A. Hartman to Franklin Township, 900 Fairyland Road, Lehighton, parcel No. 70E-11-70.04, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Joseph Misson to Jennifer A. Schelkopf, Malvern, Pa., Lot 10, Maple Shade Drive, $70,000.

Blue Ridge Real Estate to Switchback Gravity Railroad Foundation, Inc., 173 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe, reserved rights on Switchback, $1

Kidder Township

Scott Lignore to Qing Yang, Malvern, Pa., Lot 44, Section II, Hemlock Forest, Indian Mountain Lakes, $175,000.

Friday, January 29, 2010

Deeds recorded

Franklin Township

Joseph J. Demjanick Sr. to Edward Rodenbach, Towanda R.5, property at 27 Sunset Drive, $80,000.

Jim Thorpe

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Tadeusz Kulesza, Whitehall, property at 158 W. Broadway, $25,000.

Anne E. Gremling to Patrick A. Gremling, 2900 Forest St., Lehighton, property at 77 Broadway, $1.

Jason Kuhn to James F. Kalinowsky, Gilbertsville, property on North Street, $75,500.

Eugene E. Stermer to Larry A. Ahner, 1798 Long Run Road, Jim Thorpe, property at 418 South St., $64,500.

Friday, January 29, 2010

Divorce decrees

The following divorce decrees were signed by the county court.

Alan Berndt, Box 647, Whitehall, from Amanda K. Berndt, 12 Audry Lane, Jim Thorpe.

Margaret B. Stiely, 3376 Jackson Rd., Bethlehem, from James R. Stiely, 825 E. Patterson St., Lansford.

Tammy L. Bowman, 417 White St., Weissport, from Wesley H. Bowman III, same address.

Nicole S. Shuck, 454 N. First St., Lehighton, from Charles J. Shuck Jr., 146 Mauch Chunk St., Lehighton.

Friday, January 29, 2010

Divorces granted

Donna Lee Hartranft, 502 N. Railroad St., Tamaqua, was granted a divorce from Joseph D. Hartranft, Newkirk R.1. They were married April 10, 1992.

Amy Zimmerman, 35 Swatara St., Tamaqua, was granted a divorce from Jeffrey Zimmerman, Pottsville. They were married Aug. 4, 2006.

Tammie Lee Durham, Orwigsburg, was granted a divorce from Brent Lynn Laubenstine, Schuylkill Haven. They were married Jan. 1, 2004.

Sentenced