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Court News

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Prothonotary's report

A total of 318 cases were started in April in the office of Carbon County Prothonotary Joann M. Behrens, according to a monthly statistical report. A breakdown of the cases is as follows:

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Credit defaults

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

CACH, of Denver, filed against Thomas J. Layden, 324 North St., Jim Thorpe, seeking $21,601.69.

Capital One Bank, of Glen Allen, Va., filed against Debra A. Zehner, 185 Laurel View Drive, Lehighton, seeking $19,320.24.

Razor Capital, of Bloomington, Minn., filed against Ray Haldeman, 3985 Forest St., Lehighton, seeking $25,028.46.

Monday, May 5, 2014

Mortgage foreclosures

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

Nationstar Mortgage, c/o 350 Highland Drive, Lewisville, Tex., filed against Tami Kunkle, 265 Millhead Rd., Tamaqua R.D., as the administratrix of the estate of Linda I. Dietz, aka, Linda I. Benner, over property at 75 Beaver St., Lehighton. Sought is $72,601.47 and continuing interest.

Nationstar filed against Rocco Mandart, 16 Tamaqua St., Beaver Meadows, over property at that address. Sought is $78,636.98 and continuing interest.

Monday, May 5, 2014

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Michael P. Mizenko to Michael M. Mizenko, 51 E. Maple St., P.O. Box 218, Tresckow, property at 51 E. Maple St., $1.

Franklin Township

Sheriff of Carbon County to Joshua 241324 Properties, LLC, Allentown, property at 974 Pohopoco Drive, $203,797.

Jim Thorpe

Frank W. Clements to Frances Lopresti, 631 North St., Jim Thorpe, property at 631 North St., $67,500.

Kidder Township

Ernest Mayer to Jamie Caruvana, Staten Island, N.Y., property at 15 Maplewood Road, Lake Harmony, $178,500.

Friday, May 2, 2014

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Damian P. Quinn to Brittany A. Platukis, 44 E. Market St., Tresckow, property at 44 E. Market St., $68,000.

Jim Thorpe

Kathleen B. Reabold to Keith Tyler McQuait, 510 Silk St., Jim Thorpe, property at 510 Silk St., $165,000.

Kidder Township

Sandino Hernandez to Debra A. Hernandez, Bronx, N.Y., lots 118 and 119, Section B, Holiday Poconos, $1.

Federal National Mortgage Association to Thomas W. Peto, Langhorne, property at 110 Henning Drive, Albrightsville, $50,000.

Lehigh Township

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees were signed by county judges.

Karen Carter, 238 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton, from Steve E. Carter, same address.

Molly T. Damian, 113 E. White St., Summit Hill, from Francis J. Damian, 60 W. High St., Nesquehoning.

Thomas C. O'Donnell, 6471 Woodbury Drive, Slatington, from Jennifer O'Donnell, 59 Jefferson St., Weatherly.

Alicia C. Witkowski, 340 Hazle St., Tamaqua, from Todd Witkowski, 113 W. Main St., Quakake.

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Tamaqua: Darin A. Ruch and Jennifer Ruch to Jennifer Ruch: Property at 283 Owl Creek Road for $1.

Mary Ann Potance to Dennis P Gaumer and Mary Ann Gaumer: Property at 301 Spruce St. for $1.

Global Real Estate Solutions to Kirsten A. Wiener, Kristen A. Schramm and Kristen A. Smith: Property at 246 W. Rowe St. for $1,077.56.

Sandra M. Swinburne, Scott T. Swinburne and Brian T. Swinburne to Brian T. Swinburne: property at 317 Columbia St. for $1.

Jim Thorpe Souvenir and Gifts to Christopher E. Blevens: Property at 302 Orwigsburg St. for $10,000.

Friday, April 25, 2014

Joseph Michael Rayno Jr., 49, of Weatherly was sentenced on April 17 by President Judge William Baldwin to serve 30 days in the county jail, on work release, beginning at 9 a.m. May 2.

The sentence is for Rayno's conviction of driving under the influence, highest rate of alcohol level, which was filed on April 3, 2013, by state police at Frackville. The charge stems from an incident on Nov. 3, 2012.

Prosecutors dropped charges of general impairment DUI and careless driving.

It was Rayno's first offense.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Deeds recorded

Jim Thorpe

Markris Realty, LLC, to White Lite Enterprises, LLC, 45 Race St., Jim Thorpe, three transactions, property at 45 Race St., $104,000, property at 47 Race St., $103,000, and a lot at the rear of 45 and 47 Race St., $1,000.

Kidder Township

Blue Heron Homeowner's Association to Blue Ridge Real Estate Company, Blakeslee, property on Big Boulder Drive, $10,573.

Lansford

Stephen J. Chizmar to Heartland Rentals, LLC, P.O. Box 1514, Albrightsville, property at 22 Jones St., $7,000.

Lehighton

Friday, April 18, 2014

Mortgage foreclosure

The following action was filed as a mortgage foreclosure for alleged default on a loan.

Nationstar Mortgage, 350 Highland Drive, Lewisville, Texas, filed against Sharon M. Temple, 408 Ore St., Bowmanstown, over property at that address. Sought is $125,522.14 and continuing interest.

Bill owed

R.F. Ohl Fuel Oil Inc., 400 Interchange Road, Lehighton, filed an action against Allan Schiano, 30 Holland St., Summit Hill, alleging he owes a bill of $2,052.17 for services provided.

Credit defaults

Friday, April 18, 2014

Ryan Township: Leonard Blashock to Leonard J. Blashock II: Property at 11 Nolania, Barnesville, for $1.

Rush Township: Donna M. Saylor to Donna M. Saylor Revocable Living Trust: Property at 238 Great Oaks Drive, Nesquehoning, for $1.

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Divorces started

James Bokeko, 720 Lehigh St., Jim Thorpe, filed against Mary Francis Bokeko, 420 School St., Jim Thorpe. They were married May 12, 1984.

Kelly A. Alexander, 95 Manor Drive, Palmerton, from Olin W. Alexander, 515 Delaware Ave., Palmerton. They were married Aug. 19, 1995.

Mortgage foreclosures

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

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Angela Rothermel to Jay Frey, 313 Anjay Aerial Lane, Lehighton, Lot 8, Carl K. and Patricia Schleicher Subdivision, $1.

Franklin Township

Jeremiah I. Schafer to David R. Armbruster Jr., 25 Watson Park Blvd., Lehighton, property at 25 Watson Park Blvd., $197,000.

Eunice F. Hearn to Stephen Hearn, 1047 Main Road, Lehighton, property at 1047 Main Road, $85,000.

Jim Thorpe

Scott W. Dart to Jim Thorpe Neighborhood Bank, 12 Broadway, Jim Thorpe, property at 75 North Ave., $1.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Divorces granted

The following divorce decrees were signed by county judges.

Molly T. Damian, 113 E. White St., Summit Hill, from Francis J. Damian, 60 W. High St., Nesquehoning.

Thomas C. O'Donnell, 647 Woodbury Drive, Slatington, from Jennifer O'Donnell, 59 Jefferson St., Weatherly.

Alicia C. Witkowski, 340 Hazle St., Tamaqua, from Todd J. Witkowski, 113 W. Main St., Quakake.

Mortgageforeclosures

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

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Gregory P. Krupko to Jay P. Poust, 65 Sunrise Terrace Lane, Lehighton, Sunrise Terrace Estates Lot 2, Section 1, Unit 1, $156,000.

Sheriff of Carbon County to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, Carrollton, Texas, property at 58 Penns Mountain Road, $1.

Franklin Township

John Chavanic to Jennifer Chavanic, 316 Knoll Drive, Lehighton, property at 316 Knoll Drive, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

Gregory L. Yackanicz to Michael Komishock, 57 Second St., Beaver Meadows, property at 57 Second St., $114,000.

Bowmanstown

Bruce D. McFarland Sr. to Richard E. Smith, 528 Hamilton St., P.O. Box 98, Bowmanstown, property at 528 Hamilton St., $100,000.

East Penn Township

Barry P. Reed to Barry P. Reed, 772 Summer Mountain Road, Lehighton, two transactions, lot 1 and lot 17, Section 1, Unit 2, Sunrise Terrace, $1 each.

Franklin Township

Friday, March 21, 2014

Mortgage foreclosures

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

JP Morgan Chase Bank, c/o 3415 Vision Drive, Columbus, Ohio, filed against Roxanne A. Berry, 565 Pine Log Rd., Beech Island, S.C., over property at 223 Fairview St., Lehighton. Sought is $174,316.88 and continuing interest.

JP Morgan Chase Bank filed against Kathleen Hernandez and Dorys Stott, of 26 Basswood Court, Penn Forest Township, over property at that address. Sought is $119,547.01 and continuing interest.

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Divorces started

Regina Ludwick, 218 Carbon St., Lehighton, filed against Robert C. Ludwick, 70 Autumn Lane, Jim Thorpe. They were married April 27, 2007.

Jesse R. Pfeifer, 29 West Drive, Jim Thorpe, filed against Kathleen Pfeifer, 4 Ridge Vista Drive, Pine Grove. They were married Nov. 27, 1993.

Tara Marie Depuy, 114 S. Eighth St., Lehighton, filed against Dale Allen Depuy, 186 S. First St., Apt. 6, Lehighton. They were married June 11, 2011.

Credit defaults

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Barbara Eckhart to Barbara Eckhart, 142 W. Bowmans Road, Lehighton, property at 142 W. Bowmans Road, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Charles J. Bott Sr. to Sargent Holdings, LLC, P.O. Box 29, Jim Thorpe, property at 616 North St., $310,000.

Barbara Young to Paul Young, Hazleton, property at 422 South Ave., $10,000.

Kidder Township

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Shelly J. Schleicher to Brittani K. Schleicher, 182 Williams Lane, Lehighton, property at 459 Schleicher Lane, $240,000.

Shelly J. Schleicher to Duane A. Schleicher, 182 Williams Lane, Lehighton, property at 369 Schleicher Lane, $70,000.

Franklin Township

Federal National Mortgage Association to Eugene M. Hettler, 241 Fairview St., Lehighton, property at 251 Fairview St., $47,500.

Ella L. Cox to Ronald L. Dyer, 110 E. Third St., Lehighton, property at 110 E. Third St., $99,999.