Schuylkill County Court news
Lori A. Swinburne, 131 East High Street, Coaldale, was granted a divorce from Brian T. Swinburne, 317 North Columbia Street, Tamaqua. They were married September 7, 1996.
Rita A. Motuk, Ashland, was granted a divorce from David H. Motuk, Llewellyn Village, Branch Township. They were married August 12, 2000.
Kelly Ann Snyder, Minersville, was granted a divorce from John J. Snyder, Port Carbon. They were married September 2, 2000.
Marian R. Moyer was granted a divorce from William A. Moyer, both of Shenandoah. They were married February 19, 1993.
Gaylene Schafer Osenbach was granted a divorce from Erik Osenbach, both of Schuylkill Haven. They were married November 1, 2009.
Theresa M. Holley was granted a divorce from Girard Holley, Jr., both of Pottsville. They were married May 14, 1994.
Deborah A. Loughren was granted a divorce from Michael D. Loughlin, both of Hegins. They were married December 14, 1974.
Edward F. Heffron was granted a divorce from Michele Heffron, both of Pottsville. They were married March 17, 2007.
Rebecca M. Sheidy and Carl D. Henninger, 415 Willing Street, Tamaqua.
Anne Pilger and Aaron M. Bruno, 163 Rear North Kennedy Drive, McAdoo.
Natalie M. Frisbie and Douglas R. Bachert, Jr., 35 Cletrac Lane, Andreas Village, West Penn Township.
Jennifer N. Miller and Steven M. Balliet, 33 Clover Lane, Andreas Village, West Penn Township.
Melody P. Russell and Albert J. Patrick, Jr., 40 Blue Bird Hill, New Ringgold.
Marisa L. McCarthy and Francis A. Jadosh, III, 835 East Center Street, Mahanoy City.
Files for divorce
Gretchen N. Rulavage, 215 North 20th Street, Pottsville, started a divorce proceeding against Robert J. Rulavage, 71 Valley Street, New Philadelphia. They were married May 27, 1998.
Bail was fixed by Senior Judge D. Michael Stine for Bryan Oswald, 18, formerly of 38 William Street Barnesville, at $10,000 percentage cash (10 percent), however, before he is admitted to bail has to secure a suitable place of residence which shall not be in the home occupied by the victim, William charles Oswald, III, shall have no contact with the victim, shall not possess, use or transport any weapon and shall undergo mental health evaluation. Oswald was cited by Chief Anthonbuy Kuklinski, Cass/Foster Townships Police and charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person and harassment.
Judge John E. Domalakes revoked the Intermediate Punishment Program of Debra Bitzer, 52, Orwigsburg, who had been placed in the special program after pleading guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol. She was sentenced to serve six months on probation but it was revoked for breaking the rules. She was re-sentenced, given credit for spending 32 days in the Schuylkill County Prison and released again on probation for six months and must complete Anger Management classes.