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Court News

Saturday, January 4, 2014

Deeds recorded

East Penn Township

Karin M. Bristow to Dennis A. Cunfer, 236 Smithlane Road, Lehighton, property along Smithlane Road, $1.

Luther B. Frey to John A. Chandler, 1968 E. Lizard Creek Road, Lehighton, property at 1968 E. Lizard Creek Road, $68,000.

Franklin Township

David W. Ammon to William A. May III, 1930 Indian Hill Road, Lehighton, property at 1930 Indian Hill Road, $210,000.

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Scott R. Mann, 302 Walnut St., Lehighton, property at 302 Walnut St., $139,900.

Jim Thorpe

Saturday, January 4, 2014

Credit defaults

Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC, Norfolk, Va., has filed a civil action against Betty Waxter, 807 Delaware Ave., Palmerton, alleging credit default.

The suit contends Waxter was indebted to GE Money Bank/GE Money Bank, F.S.B./J.C. Penny on Aug. 5, 2013, and has failed to make payment on the account that has a remaining balance of $1,182.32. Portfolio is seeking judgment in that amount, plus costs of the suit and other relief as the court deems just and reasonable.

Monday, December 30, 2013

Property transactions recorded at the Schuylkill County Courthouse were as follows:

900 East Broad Street LLC to Edward Johnson Jr., of Tamaqua: tract containing 7.450 acres bordering on the north side of land of Tamaqua Borough Authority in Rush Township, $1 (full consideration $115,000).

Charlotte Leiby, individually and as executor of the estate of Mary E. Rex, late of New Ringgold, to Dennis W. Leiby, 439 East Elm St., Tamaqua: property on Spruce Drive, New Ringgold, $1 (transaction according to will).

Monday, December 30, 2013

Mortgage foreclosures

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Fort Mill, S.C., has filed a mortgage foreclosure complaint against Tami L. and Richard A. Hunsicker, 37 Floral Lane, a/k/a 37 Floral Drive, Lehighton, over property at that address. The suit contends the Hunsickers have been in default of the terms of the mortgage since July 1, 2013. Sought is judgment in the amount of $215,586.07 plus interest, costs and attorney's fees.

Friday, December 27, 2013

Marriage licenses

Katherine Serrano, 240 Lafayette St., Tamaqua, and Michael A. Bravo, 234 Mauch Chunk St., Apt. 1, Tamaqua.

Tabatha Ann Clewell and Joseph Anthony Klinger, 213 Market St., Cumbola Village, Blythe Township.

April A. Loeper and Bruce G. Atkins, 94 W. Pine St., Sheppton Village, East Union Township.

Seeks tapping fee

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

Tax Claim Bureau of Carbon County to Fantastic LLC, Woodland Park, N.J., property at 56 Broad St., $8,000.

East Penn Township

Carl E. Cadden James to Donald Gregory Law, 682 Ben Salem Road, Lehighton, property at 682 Ben Salem Road, $193,000.

Franklin Township

Linda J. Choma to Christopher L. Burkert, 2445 Long Run Road, Lehighton, property at 2445 Long Run Road, $1.

Terry Zehner to Barbara Zehner, 500 Rock St., Lehighton, property at 500 Rock St., $1.

Kidder Township

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Quiet title action

The Northeast Investment Group Inc., 1933 State Rt. 903, Jim Thorpe, has filed a quiet title action against Vincent J. and Theresa C. Pasquarelli, Sound Beach, Fla.

The plaintiff states it became owner of a property located at Lot 2018, section E-V, Towamensing Trails, Penn Forest Township, by virtue of a purchase made at a Carbon County Tax Claim Bureau sale. It is seeking final judgment by the court declaring it the legal owner of the property and enjoining the defendants from any and all claims to it.

Credit default

Monday, December 23, 2013

Credit default

Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC, c/o Blatt, Hasenmiller, Leibsker & Moore LLC, Philadelphia, has filed a civil action against James Sherry, a/k/a James Mermon, 128 N. Fourth St., Unit 2, Lehighton, alleging credit default.

The suit contends Sherry obtained extensions of credit with G.E. Money Bank F.S.B., J.C. Penney, agreeing to make monthly payments as required by the terms of the account, and has failed to make the payment.

The account that has a remaining balance of $2,893.54. Portfolio is seeking judgment in that amount, plus the costs.

Monday, December 16, 2013

Divorces granted

Sergion Chavez Jimenez, 224 W. Rowe St., Tamaqua, was granted a divorce from Jill Fetterman, 319 E. Center St., Mahanoy City. They were married March 21, 2006.

Owe school tax

Panther Valley School District filed suits seeking judgments against two property owners who are charged with failure to pay school property tax.

A suit was filed against Apartments and Acquisitions, LP, of Allentown, alleging they owe $1,039.27 in back taxes on property at 171 Second St., and $1,150.82 on a property at 8 W. High St., both in Coaldale.

Monday, December 16, 2013

Credit default

American Express, Salt Lake City, UT., filed an action against Domenic Defazio, 69 N. Shore Drive, Lake Harmony, alleging he owes $8,957.47 on his credit card.

Divorces started

Bonnie L. Sheckler, 212 North Ave., Jim Thorpe, filed against Kyle J. Sheckler, same address. They were married Sept. 8, 2001.

Elizabeth A. Perschy, 432 Franklin Ave., Palmerton, filed against James E. Perschy Jr., same address. They were married July 12, 1997.

Monday, December 16, 2013

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

William Bechtel to Robert J. Cryder Jr., 58 Tamaqua St., P.O. Box 290, Beaver Meadows, property at 58 Tamaqua St., $71,000.

Franklin Township

Marion L. Walker Sr. to Elda P. Walker, 358 Walnut St., Lehighton, property at 358 Walnut St., $1.

Jim Thorpe

Kenneth W. Shanfelt Jr. to John W. Bowman III, 509 South St., Jim Thorpe, property at 509 South St., $110,000.

Mossy E. Watto to James A. Ehling, 171 Mountain View, Jim Thorpe, property on North Street, $48,000.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Genevieve E. Snyder, Lititz, to Devin McGrevy, Allentown, tract containing 10.157 acres located on west side of State Route 309 leading from Tamaqua to State Route 895 in West Penn Township, $1 (full consideration $115,000).

William G. Schwab, as trustee for Terry L. Davidson, Lehighton, to Becky L. Middleton, Minersville, property at 108 Spring Street, Port Carbon, $1 (full consideration $51,000).

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Prothonotary's report

A total of 278 cases were started in November 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:

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Deeds recorded

Penn Forest Township

Kurt D. Helm to Kevin J. Cafiero, 75 Coyote Drive, Jim Thorpe, property at 75 Coyote Drive, $189,900.

Michael Williamson to Terry Hill, 58 MacCauley Road, P.O. Box 803, Albrightsville, property at 58 MacCauley Road, $155,000.

Jan Jurrissen to Jurrissen Family Revocable Trust of 2004, Kittery Point, Maine, 11 parcels in Rhodo Mountain Estates, $1.

Tax Claim Bureau of Carbon County to Rodger Meckes, Long Pond, Lot 1431, Mt. Pocahontas, $1,405.26.

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Divorces granted

Franklin Costenbader Sr. was granted a divorce from Amanda L. Costenbader, both of 419 Rolling Mill Avenue, Tamaqua. They were married Jan. 2, 2010.

Daniel J. Harley was granted a divorce from Kristina M. Harley, both of Summit Station. They were married April 26, 2002.

Arthur R. Heckman III, of 66 Back Road, Barnesville, was granted a divorce from Nancy R. Heckman, 238 E. Mahanoy St., Mahanoy City. They were married June 15, 2008.

File for divorce

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Divorces granted

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

Leeann M. Green, 100 Berger St., Kunkletown, from Randolph B. Green, 170 Kenneth Lane, Palmerton.

Christopher J. Sargent, 732 Center St, Jim Thorpe, from Andrea D. Sargent, 10 White Lane, Jim Thorpe.

Denise J. Steigerwalt, 16 Lehigh Gorge Drive, Jim Thorpe, from Randy J. Steigerwalt, 311 E. Railroad St., Nesquehoning.

Scott W. Dart, 75 North Ave., Jim Thorpe, from Lisa R. Dart, 555B Behrens Rd., Jim Thorpe.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Divorces granted

Annette Postie, 626 Fairview St., Tamaqua R.D., was granted a divorce from Freddie Andrew Postie, State Correctional Institution at 301 Morea Road, Frackville. They were married April 29, 1995.

Karen M. Bashago, Saint Clair, was granted a divorce from Robert M. Bashago, 509 Straberry St., Tuscarora, Schuylkill Township. They were married Aug. 12, 1997.

School tax suits

Three school districts have filed suit seeking judgments on property owners for alleged failure to pay school taxes.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Deeds recorded

Beaver Meadows

Dolores Z. Bevans to Robert J. Cryder III, 68 Tamaqua St., P.O. Box 449, Beaver Meadows, property at rear Tamaqua Street, $873.

Bowmanstown

Salvador Rios to Ricardo Rios, 527 Spring St., Bowmanstown, property at 527 Spring St., $1.

Franklin Township

Doris J. Everett to Thomas P. Tsirlemes, 44 E. Third St., Lehighton, property at 44 E. Third St., $25,000.

Kidder Township

Federal National Mortgage Association to Stephanie Slapin, Philadelphia, Ridgewood Country Estates Unit 9D, Lake Harmony, $86,000.

Saturday, November 30, 2013

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Michael A. DeFrancisco Sr. to Walter Beishline, Box 452, Tresckow, property at 37 W. Oak St., $70,000.

Franklin Township

Josephine Cutola to Albert F. Lombardo, 955 Green St., Lehighton, two transactions, lots 4 and 6, Pine View Acres, $1 each.

Jim Thorpe

Sheriff of Carbon County to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, McLean, Va., property at 42 E. Fifth St., $1.

Kidder Township

Wayne E. Kinsey to Wayne E. Kinsey, West Chester, Pa., Lot 13A, Kinsey Plan, Lake Harmony, $1.

Lansford

Friday, November 29, 2013

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Matthew D. Rish to Patricia L. Rish, 23 W. Cherry St., Tresckow, property at 39 W. Cherry St., $1.

Beaver Meadows

Bert Peltz to Robert J. Cryder III, 68 Tamaqua St., P.O. Box 449, Beaver Meadows, property at rear Tamaqua Street, $1,000.

Jim Thorpe

Alice Leinthall to Daniel J. Plesniarski, 800 Carbon Ave., Jim Thorpe, property at 800 Carbon Ave., $50,000.

Kidder Township

Claire H. Service to David l. Service, Huntingdon Valley, Snow Ridge Village Unit 36, Section A, $1.