Blue Mountain School District, in its fourth appearance this year before the Schuylkill County Assessment Appeals Board, was successful in having the assessments raised on 28 properties for 2012 taxes on properties located within the school district boundaries to bring the total to 130 properties whose taxes have been increased. Hearings are held at the courthouse in Pottsville. Rulings on the most recent appeals were as follows:

Agostino Vaccaro, owner of property at 141 Tunnel Road, Auburn, market value increased from $216,118 to $321, 370 and assessment increased from $108,060 to $160,695, an increase of $52,635 in assessment.

John Verno, owner of property at 422 Mohave Drive, Auburn, market value increased from $6,530 to $6,660 and assessment from $3,265 to $3,330, an increase of $65; on property at 412 Mohave Drive, market value increased frrom $6,530 to $6,660 and assessment from $3,265 to $3,330, an increase of $65, and on property at 413 Mohave Drive, market value increased from $86,520 to $95,680 and assessment from $43,260 to $47,840, an increase of $4,580 in assessment.

William J. Schilbe, owner of property at 2008 Valley Road, Orwigsburg, market value increased from $60,100 to $87,360 and assessment from $30,050 to $43,680 and increase of $13,630 in assessment and property at 21A Evergreen Street, Orwigsburg, market value increased from $5,610 to $6,660 and assessment from $2,805 to $3,330, an increase of $525 in assessment.

Mary Ellen Larose, owner of property at 804 Village Road, Orwigsburg, market value increased from $81,930 to $89,020 and assessment from $40,965 to $44,510, an increase of $3,545 in assessment and on property in Willow Village, Orwigsburg, market value increased from $3,250 to $21,630 and assessment from $1,625 to $10,815, an increase of $9,190 in assessment.

Shelby A. Walton, owner of property at 51 Saw Mill Lane, New Ringgold, market value increased from $178,410 to $195,520 and assessment from $89,205 to $97,760, an increase of $8,555 in assessment and on tract containing 1.3 acres along Route 2018 in New Ringgold, market value increased from $3,250 to $21,630 and assessment from $1,625 to $10,815, an increase of $9,190 in assessment.

Berrywood Farms, LLC, 101 Mill Street, Auburn, owners of tract containing 32.1 acres, market value increased from $14,450 to $90,860 and assessment from $7,225 to $45,430, an increase of $38,205 in assessment and tract of 31.2 acres on Mill Street, market value increased from $22,350 to $90,860 and assessment from $11,175 to $45,430, an increase of $34,258 in assessment.

Mark Pinkerton and Li Yi Ping, owners of property at 59 Laurel St., Orwigsburg, market value increased from $101,620 to $116,480 and assessment from $50,810 to $58,240, an increase of $743 and lot containing 0.06 of an acre on Laurel Street, Orwigsburg, market value lowered from $13,070 to $4,580 and assessment from $6,565 to $2,290, a decrease of $4,245 in assessment.

Warren and Nacy Gray, Liberty, owners of property at 1408 Village Road, Orwigsburg, market value increased from $80,800 to $89,860 and assessment from $40,400 to $44,930, an increase of $4,530 in assessment and lot in Maple Village, Orwigsburg, market value decreased from $13,070 to $4,580 and assessment from $6,535 to $2,290, a decrease of $4,245 in assessment.

Duane D. and Heather L. Zimmerman, owners of property at 752 W. Market St., Orwigsburg, market value increased from $54,610 to $84,860 and assessment from $27,305 to $42,430. an increase of $15,125 in assessment and lot containing 0.21 of an acre on West Market Street, Orwigsburg, market value decreased from $20,460 to $9,980 and assessment from $10,230 to $4,990 a decrease of $5,240 in assessment.

Stirs, LLC, 2459 Papoose Cove, Auburn, owners of property at 871 White Oak Cove, Auburn, market value increased from $17,420 to $33,280 and assessment from $8,710 to $16,640, an increase of $7,930 in assessment and on property at 870 White Oak Cove, Auburn, market value decreased from $6,530 to $4,580 and assessment from $3,265 to $2,290, a decrease of $925.

Joseph H. Jones Jr., 525 Ridgeview Drive, Orwigsburg, owner of property at 4605 Brookside Court, Orwigsburg, market value increased from $111,540 to $126,460 and assessment from $55,770 to $63,230, an increase of $7,460 in assessment.

Matthew and Kara Hummel, owners of property at 324 Comanche Drive, Auburn, market value increased from $126,820 to $143,100 and assessment from $63,410 to $71,550, an increase of $8,140 in assessment.

Martha M. Rich, owner of property at 525 Ridgeview Drive, Orwigsburg, market value increased from $295,270 to $312,000 and assessment from $147,635 to $156,000, an increase of $8,365 in assessment.

Patricia A. Carney, owner of property at 109 Holly Road, Orwigsburg, market value increased from $152,856 to $182,960 and assessment from $76,430 to $91,480, an increase of $15,050 in assessment.

Krista Orwig, owner of property at 1603 Village Road, Orwigsburg, market value increased from $73,820 to $104,000 and assessment from $36,910 to $52,000, an increase of $15,090 in assessment.

Chad and Joni Mowery, owners of property at 1782 Tanglewood Road, Orwigsburg, market value increased from $198,060 to $228,720 and assessment frrom $99,030 to $114,360, an increase of $15,330 in assessment.

Christopher and Sonya Schwoyer, owners of property at 100 Chestnut Ridge Drive, Orwigsburg, market value increased from $148,488 to $182,960 and assessment from $74,245 to $91,480, an increase of $17,235 in assessment.

Melanie M. Bowers, owners of property at 2101 Village Road, Orwigsburg, market value increased from $60,420 to $97,340 and assessment from $30,210 to $48,670, an increase of $18,460 in assessment.

Benjamin and Nancy L. Sadusky, owners of property at 1030 Woodland Drive, Pottsville, market value increased from $85,520 to $124,800 and assessment from $42,760 to $62,400, an increase of $19,640 in assessment.

Lawrence J. and Sharon Lonergan, 1229 Mahantongo St., Pottsville, owners of property at 4602 Brookside Court, Orwigsburg, market value increased from $79,810 to $119,810 and assessment from $39,905 to $59,905, an increase of $20,000 in assessment.

John H. Rohrer, owner of property at 840 E. Albert Drive, Orwigsburg, market value increased from $85,200 to $137,300 and assessment from $42,600 to $63,650, an increase of $21,050 in assessment.

Christopher Reidlinger, owner of property at 295 Eisenhower Drive, Orwigsburg, market value increased from $111,110 to $153,920 and assessment from $55,555 to $76,960, an increase of $21,405 in assessment.

Greg and Anne Cryer, owners of property at 340 Maple Boulevard, Orwigsburg, market value increased from $90,990 to $139,360 and assessment from $45,495 to $69,680, an increase of $24,185 in assessment.

Sandra and Christopher Noll, owners of property at 407 N. Warren St., Orwigsburg, market value increased from $53,380 to $108,160 and assessment from $26,690 to $54,080, an increase of $27,390 in assessment.

Jonas and Kimberly Kreitzer, 302 Village Road, Orwigsburg, owners of tract containing 9.37 acres located south of Evergreen Drive, New Ringgold, market value increased from $43,490 to $95,080 and assessment from $21,745 to $47,540, an increase of $25,795 in assessment.

Justin R. Moyer, owner of property at 136 Ranch Road, Schuylkill Haven, market value increased from $95,340 to $190,940 and assessment from $47,670 to $95,470, an increase of $47,800 in assessment.

Patricia Fetterhoff, owner of property at 247 Chestnut St., Pottsville, market value increased from $86,000 to $145,600 and assessment from $43,300 to $72,800, an increase of $29,500 in assessment and on a lot containing 0.8 of an acre on south side of Chestnut Street, market value increased from $12,550 to $19,970 and assessment from $6,275 to $9,085, an increase of $3,710 in assessment.

James and Loreen Gregor, 423 Fern Road, Orwigsburg, owners of lot containing 0.28 of an acre on southeast side of Fern Road, market value increased from $15,250 to $33,280 and assessment from $7,625 to $16,640, an increase of $9,015 in assessment.