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Court News

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.

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Donna Keller, as executor of the estate of Anna Mae Malay, late of Tamaqua, to Evelyn M. Lesniak, Tamaqua, property at 543 E. Union St., Tamaqua, $1 (full consideration $12,000).

Ronald J. Miller Jr., Gordon, to Keystone Frontier Investments, Ryan Township, property at 30 Walnut St., Delano, Delano Township, $1,200.

Eagle Rock Resorts Company, Hazle Township, Luzerne County, to Aida B. Santos and Orlando Q. Centeno, both of Jackson Heights, N.Y., Lot 440, ER Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, East Union Township,$10 (full consideration $66,900).

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Divorces granted

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

Paul George Sherbine, 695 Firehouse Rd., Palmerton, from Valerie Gail Sherbine, 9376 Laandis Lane, East Greenville.

Jared Reitz, 33 S. Tippets Rd., Nesquehoning, from Jessica Reitz, 61 W. High St., Nesquehoning.

Theresa A. Fronheiser, 4075 Fireline Rd., Palmerton, from Shawn A. Fronheiser, 3530 Forest Inn Rd., Palmerton.

John William Neville, 179 Whitman Lane, Albrightsville, from Doreen Neville, 7 Club House Rd., Jim Thorpe.

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Credit defaults

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

Discover Bank, New Castle, Del., filed against George C. Strohl III, 1824 Blakeslee Blvd. Drive East, Lehighton, seeking $1,349.82.

American Express Centurion Bank, Salt Lake City, UH., filed against Dennis E. Hager, Broadway, Jim Thorpe, seeking $6,042. A second action was filed by the bank against Hager seeking $4,784.57.

Monday, July 29, 2013

File for divorce

Thomas J. Buchman filed suit for divorce from Pamela Mae Buchman, both of 797 Ringtown Road, Zion Grove, North Union Township. They were married Nov. 10,1999.

Lisa A. Spahn, Zion Grove R.1, started a divorce proceeding against James B. Spahn, 18095 Black Mallard Way, Onancock, Va. They were married May 16, 1992.

Divorces granted

Rebecca M. Wagner was granted a divorce from Robert B. Wagner, both of Orwigsburg; They were married July 3, 2001.

Monday, July 29, 2013

Deeds recorded

Jim Thorpe

Sheriff of Carbon County to Jim Thorpe National Bank, 12 Broadway, Jim Thorpe, property at 604 South Ave., $1.

Kidder Township

Mark A. Lettieri to Anthony Petaccio, P.O. Box 83, Albrightsville, property on Rt. 534, $21,000.

Lansford

Sheriff of Carbon County to Mauch Chunk Trust Company, 1111 North St., Jim Thorpe, property on West Kline Avenue, $1.

Lehigh Township

Bruce Hoffman to Bruce Hoffman, 2259 S. Lehigh Gorge Drive, Weatherly, property at 2259 S. Lehigh Gorge Drive, $1.

Lehighton

Monday, July 29, 2013

Divorces granted

Ana Lynch, 61 West Catawissa Street, New Ringgold, was granted a divorce from Richard Lee Trexler, 96 Cumberland Avenue, Tamaqua. They were married March 14, 2000.

Cheryl E. Underkoffler, Tower City, was granted a divorce from Craig E. Underkoffler, Williamstown. They were married June 27,1969.

Rebecca L. Fessler, Orwigsburg, was granted a divorce from Wayne R. Fessler, Cressona. They were married March 14, 2000.

Monday, July 29, 2013

Deeds recorded

Franklin Township

Patricia A. Wolf to Patricia A. Wolf, 177 Mountain View Drive, Lehighton, property at 177 Mountain View Drive, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Molly Graham to Morten Kucey, Alexandria, Va., property at 53 Race St., $135,000.

Kidder Township

Stephen J. Messina to Pendant Systems, L.P., Bensalem, Pa., property at 138 N. Lake Drive, Lake Harmony, $900,000.

Charles Joseph Weber Jr. to Charles Joseph Weber Jr., HC 1 Box 72, Albrightsville, two transactions, properties on Old Stage Road, $1 each.

Monday, July 29, 2013

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Melody Fernandez to Schwab Properties, LLC, P.O. Box 56, Lehighton, property at 6 Christman Road, $125,000.

Barry T. Phillips Jr. to Connie A. McHugh, 218 South St., Jim Thorpe, property on South Street, $12,000.

Patrick J. Walsh to Thomas N. Fitzgerald, 225 Center Ave., Jim Thorpe, property at 225 Center Ave., $57,000.

Kidder Township

John N. Koston to Daniel Nam, Rutherford, N.J., Lot 1, Minor Subdivision of Kenneth and Belva Meckes, $295,000.

Lansford

Monday, July 22, 2013

Sentenced

Norman Kenneth Bensinger, Pottsville, who was found guilty by a jury last June 6 was sentenced by Judge Cyrus Palmer Dolbin on a chage of criminal mischief to serve 60 days to 12 months in the county prison, pay $50 to the Criminal Justice Enhancement Account, make restitution of $780 to Melody Montag, the injured party, when released on parole to pay a monthly supervision fee of $50, and perform 25 hours of community service.

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Divorces started

Thomas G. Sheppard, 2 Yerger Rd., Schwenksville, filed against Helene M. Sheppard, 238 Teliha Drive, Lehighton. They were married Oct. 30, 1995.

Michael Todd Bierman, 1304 Pin Oak Lane, Slatington, filed against Shannon Kingsbury Bierman, 255 Fireline Rd., Bowmanstown. They were married July 9, 2010.

Dean A. Pelczynski, 40 Hidden Lane, Lehighton, filed against Elizabeth F. Pelczynski, same address. They were married Oct. 8, 1989.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

File for divorce

Hope A. Reser, Barnesville, started a divorce action against Gregory B. Reser, Shenandoah. They were married June 8, 2013.

Joseph R. Dabashinsky, 32, School Row, New Ringgold, filed suit for divorce from Cynthia T. Dabashinsky, 20 N. Berne St., Schuylkill Haven. They were married July 17, 2005.

Melissa Lynn Kosica filed for divorce from Robert F. Kosica, both of Tuscarora, Schuylkill Township. They were married July 27,1991.

Granted divorce