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Thursday, September 12, 2013

Deeds recorded

Penn Forest Township

Michael N. Acanfora Jr. to Carl J. DiPasquale, 75 Mountain Court, Lehighton, property at 75 Mountain Court, $182,000.

Bella Kotow to Bella Kotowa, Brooklyn, N.Y., property at 584 Ginsburg Lake, Albrightsville, $1.

LTS Homes, LLC, to Kenneth Adriance, Hzlet, N.J., property at 45 Whitman Lane, Albrightsville, $269,900.

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Alan Hulsman, Saylorsburg, property at 25 Seneca Road, Albrightsville, $14,9900.

Saturday, September 7, 2013

Deeds recorded

Kidder Township

Christine A. Gilliar to James R. Evans, P.O. Box 1506, Albrightsville, property at B801 Tanglewood Drive, Albrightsville, $1.

Michael J. Olshavsky to Harold J. Einsig, Reading, property at 119 Warbler Court, Lake Harmony, $170,000.

Jacqueline J. Skrapits to James W. Follweiler, Bethlehem, property at 216 LaBarre Drive, Lake Harmony, $1.

Penn Forest Township

Carmel M. Sorrento to Dawn M. Sorrento, Brooklyn, N.Y., lots 354, 355 and 356, Marty Axman in the Poconos, $4,559.

Thursday, September 5, 2013

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 four actions as follows: Dawn Vanhorn, 197 Chippewa Trail, Albrightsville, seeking $1,264.85; Lisa Anthony, 897 Edgemont Ave., Palmerton, seeking $924.42; Camille Osborne, 45 Tamarack Terrace, Albrightsville, seeking $2,132.04; and Stephen Henkels, 251 Mountain Rd., Albrightsville, seeking $2,542.43.

Saturday, August 31, 2013

Deeds recorded

Franklin Township

Larry A. Ahner to Adam M. Pretko, 1420 Long Run Road, Lehighton, property at 1420 Long Run Road, $107,812.50.

Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe National Bank to David W. Yamrich, Cape May Courthouse, N.J., property at 604 South Ave., $105,000.

Richard J. Rowe to Richard J. Rowe, 817 Center Ave., Jim Thorpe, property at 817 Center Ave., $1.

Margaret McClafferty to Margaret McClafferty, 99 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe, property at 99 W. Broadway, $1.

Lansford

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Eric K. Dowdle to Henry J. Tomasko Jr., Newport, R.I., Lot 3, Mountain Road, Andreas, $90,000.

Franklin Township

Susan L. Greenfield to Mark E. Martin, 705 Mill Run Drive, Lehighton, property at 705 Mill Run Drive, $225,000.

Jim Thorpe

Joan F. Lesisko to Cynthia Henning, 201 Center Ave., Jim Thorpe, Lot 2, Gerald and Karen Strubinger Minor Subdivision, $1.

William Maehrer to Cheryl Ann Cinicola Heydt, 331 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe, property at 331 W. Broadway, $13,000.

Kidder Township

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Divorces granted

Maria Angelica Bravo, 318 Lafayette St., Tamaqua, was granted a divorce from Michael A. Bravo, 234 Mauch Chunk St., Tamaqua. They were married Jan. 6, 1995.

Darin A. Ruch was granted a divorce from Jennifer L. Ruch, both of 283 Owl Creek Road, Tamaqua. They were married April 12, 1997.

Lisa Ann Evans. Nanticoke, was granted a divorce from Shane Evans, 243 W. Broad St., Tamaqua. They were married April 2, 2012.

Jennifer Kruss, Palo Alto, was granted a divorce from John Kruss, Marlin, Norwegian Township. They were married Sept. 8, 2001.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Robert J. Sell, Tamaqua, to Michael J. and Tracey J. Chickilly, West Penn Township, property on the east side of Lehigh Street, Tamaqua, $1 (full consideration $63,500).

Andrew S. and Annette Yankus, Mahanoy City, to Locust Valley Partners, LLC, Barnesville, property on East Centre Street, Mahanoy City, $45,000.

Theodore R. Antonelli, Newark, Del., to Gina R. Evangelista, 109 W. Pine St., Sheppton, East Union Township, parcel containing 0.3824 of an acre at the intersection of the right of way of Lorah Streets and south right-of-way of Market Street in Sheppton, $1.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Eagle Rock Resorts Company, Hazle Township, Luzerne County, recorded in the Schuylkill County Courthouse recent sales of 18 lots in its two subdivisions located in East Union Township. The buyers were as follows:

William E. and Jill Suzane Young, of Gap, Pa., Lot Number 206, HF3 Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, East Union Townshiip, $10 (full consideration $32,900).

Bernadette Joy L. Ngo and Jose Sy Lao, of Woodside, N.Y., Lot 463, HF3 Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, East Union Township, $10 (full consideration $37,900).

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Mortgage foreclosures

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

Citimortgage Inc., c/o 1000 Technology Drive, O'Fallon, Ohio, filed against Susan M. Fezenko, 42 Fox Hill Rd., Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $82,949.28 and continuing interest.

Wells Fargo Bank, c/o 3476 Stateview Blvd., Fort Mill, S.C., filed against Jeffrey S. Howey, 612 Birch Rd., Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $1121,388.78 and continuing interest.

Friday, August 16, 2013

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Kenneth L. Higgins to Kenneth L. Higgins, 210 Sassafrass Road, Lehighton, property at 210 Sassafrass Road, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Louise Ogilvie to Justin Nicholas, Clifton Heights, Pa., property at 68 Broadway (rear), $2,328.

Glenn J. McFarland to Karen R. Farrell, 512 North St., Jim Thorpe, property at 512 North St., $85,000.

Kidder Township

Shirley Kantor to Jacqueline Kantor Bodner, Port Washington, N.Y., property at 70 Ruffled Grouse Lane, Lake Harmony, $1.

Friday, August 16, 2013

File for divorce

Giusi D. Picone, 1321 Shady Lane, Tamaqua, filed for divorce from Roberto Picone, 181 Owl Creek Road, Tamaqua. They were married June 5, 1995.

Divorces granted

Charles Scott Lehman, 46 Crest St., Barnesville, was granted a divorce from Angela M. Lehman, 50 Long Lane, Barnesville. They were married June 22, 2002.

Matthew M. Daub, Tower City, was granted a divorce from Jennifer J. Daub, Schuylkill Haven. They were married Sept. 7, 2007.

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Credit defaults

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

Ability Recovery Services, Wyoming, filed against Lorraine Bolduc, 328 W. Ridge St., Lansford, seeking $12,158.50.

Midland Funding, San Diego, Calif., filed three actions as follows: John Newhall III, 174 Pine Wood Drive, Jim Thorpe, seeking $8,825.57; Dina H. Tudisco, 1108 Brenkman Drive, Weatherly, seeking $1,300.50; and Michael Fairchild, 12 Spruce St., Lehighton, seeking $5,660.28.

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Deeds recorded

Bowmanstown

Robert F. Kolnik to Bradley D. Markert, P.O. Box 344, Bowmanstown, property at 514 Ore St., $135,000.

Jim Thorpe

Louise Ogilvie to Cynthia J. Bearer, 143 High St., Jim Thorpe, property at 70 Broadway (rear), $2,328.

Kidder Township

LNV Corporation to Edward R. Gower Jr., 16 Turkey Path Trail, White Haven, property at 16 Turkey Path Trail, $200,000.

Meritt W. Brown Jr. to Christopher M. Farina, Harleysville, Pa., property at 309 Estates Drive, Lake Harmony, $155,000.

Lansford

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Jerome and Beverly Ogrodnich, Kline Township, to Robert Yevak, Hazleton, property at 108 Cleveland St., McAdoo $55,000.

Peter Trudich to John Trudich, property at 19 E. Elm St., Tamaqua, $1 (transaction between brothers).

Eagle Rock Resorts, Hazel Township, Luzerne County, to Stephanie Tell, Lancaster, Lot 52, WSS7 Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, east Union Township, $10 (full consideration $66,900).

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

Steven Yackanicz to Donald E. Paynter, Stroudsburg, property at 10-12 Tamaqua St., $54,000.

East Side Boro

Anthony G. Malecki to Raymond Fisher, 1973 State St., White Haven, property along Rt. 940, $110,000.

Jim Thorpe

Zachary Wolverton to National Transfer Services, LLC, 178 Pine Drive, Jim Thorpe, property at 178 Pine Drive, $130,000.

National Transfer Services, LLC, to Cynthia J. Bearer, 178 Pine Drive, Jim Thorpe, property at 178 Pine Drive, $130,000.

Kidder Township

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Credit card debt

Discover Bank, New Albany, Ohio, is seeking a judgment against Christopher Anderson, 227 Owl Creek Road, Tamaqua, alleging he owes $12,807.98 on his credit card plus interest and costs.

Divorces granted

Matthew M. Minolda was granted a divorce from Danielle G. Minalda, both of 717 W. Spruce St., Mahanoy City. They were married Aug. 16, 2003.

Ann Herring, Pottsville, was granted a divorce from Rodney Herring, Pine Grove. They were married June 27, 1996.

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Construction dispute

Debi Bachman, 43 Panther Run Rd., Jim Thorpe, has filed a civil action against Northeastern Site Developers Inc., Box 1750, Ablrightsville.

The suit states on April 10, 2010, the parties entered into a construction agreement for a home at 42 Panther Run Road. An addendum was entered on March 8, 2011, to the construction contract.

The suit further states construction began on Dec. 15, 2010, and finished on July 29, 2011, with the plaintiff moving in on Aug. 5, 2011.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Kelly D. Gronski to Nicole Ann Matsko, 53 E. Maple St., Tresckow, property at 53 E. Maple St., $61,800.

Jim Thorpe

Barry T. Phillips Jr. to Victoria Redline, 112 South Ave., Jim Thorpe, property at 112 South Ave., $1.

Marcy Lyn E. Paules to Marcy Lyn E. Hunsicker, 520 Pine St., Jim Thorpe, property at 520 Pine St., $1.

Kidder Township

Tax Claim Bureau of Carbon County to Connie Fulk, 57 Towers Road, Weatherly, property along Rt. 940, $770.32.

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Gary W. Smith to Scott D. and Janine M. Hauszlayak, Lot 5 in Phase One of Magnolia Gardens Subdivision in Ryan Township, $209,000.

Tammy M. Bair to Carl E. Ankiewicz and Eric Ankiewicz, parcel on Hazleton Avenue in Rush Township, $34,000.

Alice R. Malin, Gletsaw, Allegheny County, to Mary Frances Curvey, Silver Spring, Md., tract containing 7.35 acres adjoiining Adonis Water Company land in Ryan Township, $1 (transfer between sisters).

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Divorces started

Linda M. Hummel, 116 W. 27th St., Northampton, filed against Kenneth J. Hummel, 115 Fig Way, Palmerton. They were married Oct. 5, 1974.

Karen G. Graver, 326 N. Harrity Rd., Palmerton, filed against James M. Graver, same address. They were married July 21, 1973.

Marc A. Witowski, 337 Butternut Court, Millersville, Md., filed against Michele Witowski, 168 Delaware Ave., Palmerton. They were married July 28, 2008.