Carbon County property transfers
Mildred B. Turner to Michael D. Komishock, 57 Second St., Beaver Meadows, property at 97 Broad St., $8,000.
East Penn Township
Kimberly A. Otto to Kimberly A. Otto, 138 Pineoak Road, Lehighton, Lot 9, Nis Hollow Acres, $1.
Lisa L. Leh to Virginia M. Swingle, 486 Ben Salem Road, Lehighton, property at 486 Ben Salem Road, $118,000.
James M. Lavelle to Jennifer L. Solt, 23 Fairway Road South, Lehighton, property at 23 Fairway Road South, $239,000.
East Side Borough
Pennsylvania Game Commission to MFT Real Estate, LLC, Watsontown, Pa., parcel No. 89-10-B11.01, $16,350.
Sheriff of Carbon County to Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Lewisville, Tex., property at 26 Snow Ridge Village, White Haven, $1.
Ellen Battaglia Kubacki to Ellen Kubacki Thompson, Princeton, N.J., Unit I-254, Big Boulder, $1.
Bronnie J. Bruzgo to Bronnie J. Bruzgo, 25 Forest Drive, Lake Harmony, property at 25 Forest Drive, $1.
Deutsche Bank National Trust Company to Anthony Olswfski, Florence, N.J., property at 43 Tanglewood St., Albrightsville, $36,500.
Joan R. Kaminski to Earl Stump, Maple Shade, N.J., property at 721 Pocono Road, Albrightsville, $1.
Federal National Mortgage Association to Harbour Portfolio VII, L.P., Dallas, Tex., property at 366-368 W. Abbott St., $12,694.
Home Loan Investment Bank, FSB, to Timothy M. Kleinhagen, 255 E. Railroad St., Nesquehoning, property at 255 E. Railroad St., $34,000.
Penn Forest Township
Albert J. Esposito to Albert J. Esposito, 193 Patten Circle, Albrightsville, Lot 121, Section IIB, Valley View Estates, $1.
Frederick Betz to Corinne Sims, Churchville, Pa., property at 93 Lucretius Trail, Albrightsville, $75,000.
Kelly Ronafalvy to John H. Ronafalvy, Pilesgrove, N.J., Towamensing Trails Lot V-1325, Section E-V, $1.
Patricia McCoy to Francis D. Pellicciotta, Ardmore, Pa., property at 525 Evergreen Drive, $180,000.
Robert R. Carter to Scott Carter, 75 Hazlewood Road, Lehighton, Lot 302, Windy Vale Subdivision, $1.
A total of 263 cases were started in January 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:
Civil actions, 22; custody complaints, 19; district justice appeals, 2; divorce complaints, 15; ejectment, 1; license appeals, 2; mortgage foreclosure complaints, 22; judgments, 136; miscellaneous, 1; protection from abuse petitions, 30; quiet title action, 1; auditor/financial reports, 3; court appointments, 6; and stipulations/waivers of liens, 3. The office staff also received and processed 83 applications for U.S. Passports.
Behrens' financial report shows $26,113.04 was generated last month as follows: prothonotary's fees, $21,787.28; interest income $9.19; PFA Surcharge, courts, $56.50; PFA Surcharge, Sheriff, $63; custody fees, $550; data processing fees, $3,647.07.
The prothonotary also remitted $2,457.63 to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Revenue, representing state fees collected locally, and $30 to the Administrative Offices of the Pennsylvania Courts, this being surcharges on new custody cases in accordance with Act 119 of 1996. Another $928.50 was deposited in the Prothonotary's Automation Fund for future use in automating the office.