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Monday, March 21, 2016

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

Ronald J. Hornick Sr. to John M. Hearity, P.O. Box 15, Beaver Meadows, property at 11 Second St., $30,000.

East Penn Township

Sheriff of Carbon County to Federal National Mortgage Association, Dallas, Texas, property at 40 Craig Road, $1.

Franklin Township

Sheriff of Carbon County to Fannie Mae, Dallas, Texas, property at 825 Green St., $1.

Jim Thorpe

Ernest Wayne Szczepanik to Vincent Paul Smith, Catasauqua, Spruce Hollow Acres Lot 14, Section A, $25,000.

Kidder Township

Friday, March 18, 2016

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Christopher Lilly to Regina Lilly, 2935 Church Hill Road, Lehighton, property at 2935 Church Hill Road, $1.

Franklin Township

Ronald E. Rehrig to Shelly K. Rehrig, 85 Oak Drive, Lehighton, property at 85 Oak Drive, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Carey C. McCauley to Joanna McCauley, P.O. Box 462, Kresgeville, property at 431 South St., $1.

J.D. Trademark Homes LLC, to Rosemarie A. Wallace, Doylestown, property at 20 W. Seventh St., $105,000.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Tamaqua

Kenneth C. Bower and Barbara A. Bower to Randy K. Lawson: Property at 269 Clay St., $25,000.

Felix Santana to Nadgie Santana: Property at 203 Pine St., $1.

Charles F. Gaskill to David L. Seibel and Melanie Seibel: Property at 435 Glenwood St., $10,000.

Frank Lehatto to Andrew R. Lehatto: Property at 6 Owl Creek Road, $1.

Ian J. McDonald and Dana M. McDonald to Dana M. McDonald: Property at 404 1/2 Arlington St., $1.

First National Mortgage Association to Kingdom First Properties LLC: Property at 3 Cherry St., $4,725.

Coaldale

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Harvey E. Fogel to Grace E. Fogel, 2019 Sand Quarry Road, Lehighton, 25 acres, parcel No. 87-8-A11.01, $1.

Franklin Township

Wells Fargo Bank N.A., to Monocacy General Contracting LLC, Bethlehem, property at 51 Hawk Road, $69,000.

Jim Thorpe

Daniel P. Albeck to Jamie L. Jones, 617 Center St., Jim Thorpe, property at 617 Center St., $128,000.

Jane A. Thamarus to Rosemary Thamarus, Alburtis, property at 714 Lehigh St., $1.

Kidder Township

Friday, March 11, 2016

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 Ronald D. and Elizabeth Vanhouten, 157 Gower Road, Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $140,111.45 and continuing interest.

Wells Fargo Bank filed against John E. Camisa, 15B Lark St., Manchester, New Jersey, over property at 11 W. Cherokee Trail, Albrightsville. Sought is $25,962.86 and continuing interest.

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Michael Wasko to Randy Reitz, 2191 Acorn Court, Slatington, one-ninth interest in parcel No. 86-7-A30, $7,500.

Franklin Township

Gregory M. Lopatovsky to Lincoln Ventures One LLC, Whitehall, parcel No. 70F-11-116, $126,000.

Ronald W. Solt Sr. to Melinda Ahner, 1450 Fairyland Road, Lehighton, property at 1450 Fairyland Road, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Mauch Chunk Museum and Cultural Center Inc., to John H. Drury Jr., 55 Broadway, Jim Thorpe, property at 626 Center St., $52,675.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Prothonotary’s report

A total of 287 cases were started in February in the office of Carbon County Prothonotary Joann M. Behrens, according to a monthly statistical report released by the officeholder.

A breakdown of cases is as follows:

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Pagnotti Enterprises Inc., to Pasco Schiavo, Hazleton, parcel No. 111-3-A4, $250.

Beaver Meadows

Aaron M. Novotnak to Aaron M. Novotnak, 160 Berwick St., Beaver Meadows, property at 160 Berwick St., $21,715.

East Penn Township

James Dudley Taylor to Terrence M. Green, 647 Friendship Road, Lehighton, property at 647 Friendship Road, $161,150.

Jim Thorpe

Matthew J. Wentz to Douglas Alan Hansbury, Bensalem, property at 146 South Ave., $22,000.

Monday, March 7, 2016

Marriage licenses

Joshua Donald Gower and Gina Marie Chiorazzi, of White Haven.

Andrew Donnelly Robinson and Elizabeth Jean Bollinger, of Palmerton.

Trevor David Flexer and Sarah Marie Kiefer, of Lehighton.

David William Ackley Jr. and Amber Lee Kreimendahl, of Lehighton.

Mortgage foreclosures

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

Monday, March 7, 2016

Deeds recorded

Franklin Township

Peter Abel to Peter Abel, 432 Airport Road, Lehighton, property at 432 Airport Road, $1.

Kidder Township

Sheriff of Carbon County to Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company N.A., West Palm Beach, Florida, property at 8 Fawn Grove Drive, Albrightsville, $1.

Lansford

Donna M. Fallon to Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, Des Moines, Iowa, property at 213 W. Ridge St., $1.

Lower Towamensing Township

Monday, February 29, 2016

Marriage Licenses

Lorena P. Vicuna and Edward Castellanos, both of McAdoo.

Amanda N. Moore and Nicholas P. Juliano, both of Coaldale.

Monday, February 29, 2016

Tamaqua

Kevin Hilario to Herv Alexis: Properties at 30-32 E. Mauch Chunk St., $40,000.

Donald Whitley to Lee W. Calkins: Property at 411 Lehigh St. and 0 Elm St., $130,000.

Real Property Management Association to DDK Investment Group: Property at 104 Pitt St., $2,000.

Rush Township

Lawrence J. Adomshick and Kathleen Adomshick to Lawrence J. Adomshick, Kathleen Adomshick, Kristen M. Adomshick, and Kelly L. Adomshick: Property at 21 Russell St., $1.

West Penn Township

Thomas R. Ferry to Cody Dillman: Property at 184 Tower Road, $190,000.

Friday, February 26, 2016

Marriage license

William Terence Hartman and Geralyn Scarpati, of Jim Thorpe.

Bills owed

The following actions have been filed by plaintiffs seeking payment of bills allegedly owed by the defendants for materials/services provided.

Standard Metal Industries LLC, 500 S. Ninth St., Lehighton, filed an action against 31 Supply, 3405 Centennial Drive, Midland, Michigan.

The plaintiff claims it supplied various insulation materials starting in September 2009 to the defendant and a bill is owed. Sought is $18,470.50 plus interest, costs and fees.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Tamaqua

Gus P. Konstas and Marie E. Konstas to Marie E. Konstas: Property at 46 W. Broad St., $1.

Gus P. Konstas and Marie E. Konstas to Marie E. Konstas: Property at 325 Rowe St., $1.

Rush Township

Katherine A. Keister and Timothy A. Keister to Timothy A. Keister: Properties on the south side of Hauto Road, $1.

George Caravello to Robert L. Eickenhoff II: Property at 1 Gary Road, $124,900.

Gus P. Konstas and Marie E. Konstas to Marie E. Konstas: Property on north Maple Street, $1.

Friday, February 19, 2016

Liens filed

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Revenue, has filed a lien against the following:

Pet Store Universe Inc., 450 Interchange Road, Lehighton, judgment is in the amount of $1,211.18, seeking a return of sales use and hotel occupancy taxes and employer withholding taxes.

MRH Services LLC, 332 Fairyland Road, Lehighton, judgment is in the amount of $652.96, seeking a return of employer withholding taxes.

Daisy Valdez, 29 Broadway, Jim Thorpe, judgment is in the amount of $8,015.01, seeking a return of sales use and hotel occupancy taxes.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Tamaqua

Harral Sergeant to Joseph Y. Chamoun: Property at 153½ Penn St., $800.

Rush Township

Joseph J. Galada and Danielle M. Galada to Joseph J. Galada III: Property at 588 Fairview St., $15,000.

McAdoo

James P. Mackin and Victoria Mackin to James A. Klotz: Property at 122 rear, South Kennedy, $1.

Joseph Mingo to Carolyn Mingo: Property at 4 S. Harrison St., $80,000.

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Brian L. Welch: Property at 19-21 N. Hancock St., $22,000.

Kline Township

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Transferred case

A case started in Philadelphia County has been transferred to the Carbon County Court as per a stipulation of the parties.

In the case, Michael Kovich, Philadelphia, has filed a two-count claim against the Allstate Property and Casualty Insurance Company, Northbrook, Illinois, concerning a motor vehicle accident.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Deeds recorded

Bowmanstown

Sheriff of Carbon County to Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, West Palm Beach, Florida, property at 207 White St., $1.

Franklin Township

Melodie B. Eckhart to Trans A. Eckhart, 360 Fairview St., Lehighton, property at 360 Fairview St., $1.

Kidder Township

Anthony P. Dagostino to Anthony P. Dagostino Revocable Trust, 76 Rock Ridge Road, Lake Harmony, property at 21 Rock Ridge Road, $1.

Lansford

Randy J. Johannsen to Tetrahedron Realty LLC, Astoria, New York, property at 38 Springgarden St., $99,500.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Revenue from deeds

Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 220 deeds, 138 mortgages and 288 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 $23,470.34.

A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $18,746; data processing fees, $1,606.09; notaries, $30; commission on transfers and writs, $2,254.85; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $833.40.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Sues over crash

A two-count complaint involving a motor vehicle crash is seeking damages in excess of $100,000, plus attorney’s fees, costs and expenditures, delay damages and interest.

Larry and Jane Strohl, husband and wife, of 1975 Forrest Inn Road, Palmerton, are seeking a jury trial to decide a case against Kaycie Reabold, 300 S. Seventh St., Lehighton.

The complaint alleges Reabold was driving a vehicle on Feb. 6, 2014, at 3:55 p.m. that rear-ended a stopped vehicle operated by Larry Strohl while the vehicles were traveling on Route 209 in Towamensing Township.