Carbon County Court news
Christine A. Gilliar to James R. Evans, P.O. Box 1506, Albrightsville, property at B801 Tanglewood Drive, Albrightsville, $1.
Michael J. Olshavsky to Harold J. Einsig, Reading, property at 119 Warbler Court, Lake Harmony, $170,000.
Jacqueline J. Skrapits to James W. Follweiler, Bethlehem, property at 216 LaBarre Drive, Lake Harmony, $1.
Penn Forest Township
Carmel M. Sorrento to Dawn M. Sorrento, Brooklyn, N.Y., lots 354, 355 and 356, Marty Axman in the Poconos, $4,559.
Mark W. Hughes to Barry Warner, Lancaster, Lot D2209, Section IV, Towamensing Trails, $8,000.
John M. Rowan to Charles A.M. Schlotter, Philadelphia, Lot 2144, Section IV, Towamensing Trails, $130,000.
Donald J. Hubbs to Donald J. Hobbs, Girard, Ohio, Lot 102, Section A, Hickory Run Forest, $1.
Joseph Szeplaki to Joseph L. Freer, P.O. Box 1696, Albrightsville, property at 32 Osage Trail, Albrightsville, $88,500.
Thomas H. Biehl to Geralyn M. Russomanno Sipos, Blandon, Pa., property at 9 Deer Trail, Albrightsville, $65,000.
Anna C. Murphy to Gregory A. Caringi, North Wales, Pa., Bear Creek Lakes Lot 155, North Lake Area, $22,000.
Alexander Delossantos to Donna Tolley, 37 Brittany Drive, Albrightsville, property at 37 Brittany Drive, $259,900.
Ben Szlachta to Max Hess, 68 Johnson Lane, P.O. Box 1529, Albrightsville, Lot 789, Section V, Towamensing Trails, $8,500.
Elaine M. Leaser to Michael J. Borosh, 207 Center Ave., Jim Thorpe, Lot 13, Section 2, John Wargo Development, $8,500.
Robert J. Miller to Michael J. Borosh, 207 Center Ave., Jim Thorpe, Lot 14, Section 2, John Wargo Development, $18,500.
Charles T. Arkens to Peter Guardino, Glendale, N.Y., Towamensng Trails Lot 1746, Section IV, $9,000.
A total of 310 cases were started in August 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, 46; custody complaints, 10; district justice appeals, 5; divorce complaints,15; ejectment complaints, 5; license appeals, 2; mortgage foreclosure complaints, 26; judgments, 163; miscellaneous cases, 5; protection from abuse petitions, 27; court appointment, 1; stipulations/waivers of liens, 4; and writ of execution, 1. The office staff also received and processed 87 applications for U.S. Passports.
Behrens' financial report shows $32,070.01 was generated last month as follows: prothonotary's fees, $26,651.53; interest income $6.59; PFA surcharge, courts, $25; PFA surcharge, sheriff, $25; custody fees, $1,000; and data processing fees, $4,361.89.
The prothonotary also remitted $3,374.17 to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Revenue, representing state fees collected locally, and $72 to the Administrative Offices of the Pennsylvania Courts, this being surcharges on new custody cases in accordance with Act 119 of 1996. Another $1,215 was deposited in the Prothonotary's Automation Fund for future use in automating the office.