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Friday, November 13, 2015

Revenue from deeds

Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 248 deeds, 184 mortgages and 333 other writs during the month of October.

As a result of those transactions, McCall turned over to the Carbon County General Fund the sum of $28,732.14. A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $22,381.50; data processing fees, $2,185.28; notaries, $40; commission on transfers and writs, $3,090.36; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $1,035.

Friday, November 13, 2015

Foreclosures

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

Jim Thorpe Neighborhood Bank, 12 Broadway, Jim Thorpe, filed against Bryan D. Smale, 925 Edgemont Ave., Palmerton, over property at that address. Sought is $37,003.06 and continuing interest.

Bank of America, c/o 7105 Corporate Drive, Plano, Texas, filed against Thomas W. and Frances M. Keener, 314-316 Second St., Weatherly, over property at that address. Sought is $89,426.38 and continuing interest.

Accident suit

Friday, November 13, 2015

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Barry J. Baran to Leonard A. Rossi Jr., Sugarloaf, parcel No. 125-3-A5.09, 5.02 acres, $54,000.

Kidder Township

Judith M. Pollock to Todd D. Sundberg Sr., Stratford, New Jersey, property at 428 N. Lake Drive, Lake Harmony, $213,000.

Robin E. Kleiman to Robin Kleiman Inter Vivos Declaration of Trust, Baltimore, Midlake Condominium South, Unit F-214, $1.

Ronald C. Bauder to Robert J.S. Gau, Bear, Delaware, property at 49 First Drive, Lake Harmony, $156,000.

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Marriage licenses

Carissa A. Famularo and Eric W. Nelson, both of Tamaqua.

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Mortgage foreclosures

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

Wells Fargo Bank, c/o 3476 Stateview Blvd., Fort Mill, South Carolina, filed against John J. Krynock and Heidi J. Hricisin, 15 W. Hazard St., Summit Hill, over property at that address. Sought is $70,924.47 and continuing interest.

Wells Fargo Bank filed against Matthew and Caitlin MacArthur, 640 Old Stage Road, Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $132,447.37 and continuing interest.

Monday, November 2, 2015

Marriage licenses

Edward James Charlier Jr. and Jeannette Lynn Charlier, Chester, South Carolina.

Jason Long Dugan, Tallahassee, Florida, and Melanie Ann Camacho, Archer, Florida.

Richard James Listopad, Jim Thorpe, and Amanda Carolyn McLean, Lehighton.

Phillip Howard Wombacher Jr. and Nicole Sylvia Polk, Lehighton.

Marcus James Mack and Samantha Patricia Schuch, Summit Hill.

Auto crash suit

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Barry J. Baran to Leonard A. Rossi Jr., Sugarloaf, parcel No. 125-3-A5.09, 5.02 acres, $54,000.

East Penn Township

Paul W. Eckhart to Trevor S. Borger, 256 Bear Road, Kunkletown, parcel No. 85-8-D7.02, $74,000.

Franklin Township

Gary Serfass to Robert Christman, 300 Wagner St., Lehighton, property at 300 Wagner St., $150,000.

Jim Thorpe

Saman K. Nhem to Matthew W. Searfoss, 713 North St., Jim Thorpe, property at 713 North St., $105,000.

Kidder Township

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Marriage licenses

Timothy Liam Caldwell and Michelle Denise Pearl, of Ambler.

James Edmund Gillen, of Albrightsville, and Kim Marie Christie, of Palmerton.

Neil Daniel Skripnik and Elizabeth Anne Comensky, of Coaldale.

Andrew Robert Kratzer and Christina Marie Rivera, of Lehighton.

Mortgage foreclosures

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

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Kayrene Kocher to Kayrene Kocher, 34 Friendship Road, Lehighton, property at 34 Friendship Road, $1.

Franklin Township

Albert C. Kintzel to Marissa M. Frey, 808 Coal St., Lehighton, property at 964 Main Road, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Sheriff of Carbon County to Mauch Chunk Trust Company, 1111 North St., P.O. Box 289, Jim Thorpe, property at 601 Center Ave., $1.

Barbara E. Hawk to Barbara E. Hawk, 9 W. Chipmunk Trail, Jim Thorpe, property at 9 W. Chipmunk Trail, $1.

Kidder Township

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Banks Township

Annys Soto to Loretta McManaway, 3 E. Market St., Tresckow, property at 3 E. Market St., $116,600.

East Penn Township

Mary C. Herman to Lisa Smulligan, 208 Summit Drive, Jim Thorpe, Lot 1, Richard W. and Phyllis M. Bowman Minor Subdivision, $10,000.

Franklin Township

Sheriff of Carbon County to First Northern Bank and Trust Company, Fourth Street and Lafayette Avenue, P.O. Box 217, Palmerton, property at 486 Jefferson St., $1.

Jason Shapiro to Heather Shapiro, 180 Mill Run Road, Lehighton, property at 180 Mill Run Road, $1.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Marriage licenses

Robert Anthony Myers and Heather Anne Smogor, of Emmaus.

Nicholas William Thomas and Krista Ann Owen, of Scranton.

Auto crash suit

Theresa Seroka, 6775 Ben Creek Road, Saint Leonard, Maryland, filed an civil action seeking damages against Walton Smith, 1176 Upper Nis Hollow Drive, Lehighton, over an automobile accident.

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Nicole D. Thomas of Nesquehoning and James A. Dunn of New Ringgold.

Angela M. Rex of Tamaqua and Travis Lee Howard of Summit Hill.

Amanda M. Carson and Stephen W. Bennett, both of Tamaqua.

Kevin J. Crockett and Carl A. Rice, both of New Ringgold.

Shannon M. terry and William E. Frye, both of Coaldale.

James L. Burke and Elvin H. Whetstone, both of Tamaqua.

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Tamaqua:

Louis R. Weinberger and Betty A. Weinberger to Jay A. Hollenbach Jr. and Gloria Hollenbach: Property on Rolling Mill Avenue for $20,000.

Riverview Bank to Elizabeth Brill: Property 133 W. Broad St. for $25,000.

Coaldale:

Stephen Vilcheck and Claire M. Vilcheck to Claire M. Vilcheck: Property at 70 Greenwood St. for $1.

Rush Township:

Michael J. Bolen and Lauren S. Bolen to Adam G. Green and Heather L. Green: Property at 49 Crescent Drive for $399,000.

Walker Township:

Monday, October 12, 2015

Tamaqua

Alyssa L. Shellhamer to Rolando Horsford: Property at 307 Arlington St. for $1,500.

Erica L. Reilley and Thomas R. Whalen to Jason W. Jacobs and Megan Jacobs: Property at 210 Yetten Circle for $154,900.

Jennifer S. Burgert to Jason Hartz: Property at 504 Lombard St. for $126,000.

Bank of America to Kaja Holdings 2 LLC: Property at 409 E. Union St. for $4,755.

James R. Smulligan and Cynthia A. Smulligan to Joseph P. Bednarik and Patricia J. Bednarik: Property at 114 Patterson St. for $1.

Monday, October 12, 2015

Marriage licenses

Christopher Glenross Culkin and Samantha Marie Ressler, of Palmerton.

Ehren Jason Strahn and Jennifer Lee Duran, of Anchorage, Alaska.

Michael Robert Hubert and Laura Francine Manness, of Tamaqua.

Credit defaults

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

Monday, October 12, 2015

Deeds recorded

Jim Thorpe

Mark A. Rimsky to County of Carbon, 2 Hazard Square, P.O. Box 129, Jim Thorpe, property on East Fourth Street, $95,000.

Justin Nicholas to James P. Crawford Jr., 288 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe, property at 68 Broadway, $135,000.

Sheriff of Carbon County to Mason Realty Company, 101 W. 10th St., Jim Thorpe, property at 201 North St., $75,680.

Kidder Township

Gregory J. Hauck to Stephen Martini, Lynbrook, New York, Unit E-189, Midlake on Big Boulder, $170,000.

Friday, October 9, 2015

Marriage licenses

Violeta B. Boyer of New Ringgold and Brian S. Clemson of Tamaqua.

Shelby P. Frymoyer and Daniel J. Forry, both of New Ringgold.

Hannah E. Pontician and Jaryd M. Linkhorst, both of Tamaqua.

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Madeline M. Murray to Larry W. Eck Jr., 450 E. Sunset Road, Lehighton, lots 32, 33 and 34, Section 2, Guy’s Vacationland, $3,000.

Christopher Charters to John Berchtold, 115 Honeysuckle Lane, Lehighton, property at 115 Honeysuckle Lane, $403,000.

Franklin Township

U.S. Bank N.A. to Christiana Trust, West Palm Beach, Florida, property at 25 Evergreen Road, $123,224.

Jim Thorpe

Barry T. Phillips Jr. to Barry T. Phillips Jr., 922 North St., Jim Thorpe, property at 922 North St., $1.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Prothonotary’s report

A total of 306 cases were started in September in the office of Carbon County Prothonotary Joann M. Behrens, according to a monthly statistical report released by the officeholder. A breakdown of the cases is as follows: