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Thursday, November 15, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE At the Wednesday, December 5, 2018,

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PUBLIC NOTICE At the Wednesday, December 5, 2018, regular meeting of the Board of Commissioners of South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, beginning at 7:00 p.m., at the Township Municipal Building located at 4444 Walbert Avenue, Allentown, PA 18104, the Board of Commissioners will vote on whether or not to enact a proposed ordinance and regulations related to the Business Privilege Tax Ordinance. The title of the Ordinance is as follows: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP BUSINESS PRIVILEGE TAX ORDINANCE NO. 105, AS AMENDED, AND PROVIDING FOR AND REGULATING THE ASSESSMENT, LEVY AND COLLECTION FOR GENERAL REVENUE PURPOSES OF AN ANNUAL BUSINESS PRIVILEGE TAX UPON PERSONS, FIRMS, COMPANIES AND CORPORATIONS ENGAGING IN BUSINESS DESCRIBED HEREIN WITHIN THE TOWNSHIP OF SOUTH WHITEHALL, PENNSYLVANIA; CONFERRING AND IMPOSING POWERS AND DUTIES UPON THE TOWNSHIP DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AND TAX ADMINISTRATOR; PROVIDING FOR ITS LEVY AND COLLECTION, AND IMPOSING PENALTIES FOR THE VIOLATION OF SAID ORDINANCE; REPEALING ORDINANCES OR PARTS THEREOF IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. A brief summary of the Ordinance is as follows: This is an Ordinance amending the existing South Whitehall Township Business Privilege Tax Ordinance, No. 105, and providing for and regulating the assessment, levy and collection for general revenue purposes of an annual business privilege tax upon persons, firms, companies and corporations engaging in business within South Whitehall Township. The Ordinance incorporates regulations for the purpose of administration of the Ordinance, clarifying how the Ordinance is administered and applied, and explaining how the ordinance is applied in specific circumstances. The Ordinance also confers and imposes powers and duties upon the Township Director of Finance and/or Tax Administrator. The Ordinance provides for the levy and collection of the tax. The Ordinance imposes penalties for violations of the Ordinance, has a repealer clause, and provides for an effective date. The Ordinance does not increase or change the tax rate, which has been in effect since 1985. The amount of revenue expected to be derived from the tax is based on the gross volume of business transacted, which is taxed at a rate of $1.50 per $1,000 of gross volume of business and $1.00 per $1,000 of gross volume of wholesale business. Full-text copies of the proposed ordinance and the corresponding regulations are available for public inspection at the South Whitehall Township Municipal Building located at 4444 Walbert Avenue, Allentown, PA 18104 during normal business hours where it may be examined without charge or obtained for a charge not greater than the cost thereof, or for inspection during normal business hours at the offices of this newspaper and at the Lehigh County Law Department. Joseph A. Zator II, Esquire Township Solicitor Oct. 17, 24, 31, Nov. 7, 14

PUBLIC NOTICE Court of Common Pleas Lehigh County,

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PUBLIC NOTICE Court of Common Pleas Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Civil Action-Law No. 2018-C-1022 Notice of Action in Mortgage Foreclosure The Bank of New York Mellon f/k/a The Bank of New York, as successor in interest to JPMorgan Chase Bank, as Trustee for Centex Home Equity Loan Trust 2003-A, Plaintiff vs. Unknown Heirs, Successors, Assigns and All Persons, Firms or Associations Claiming Right, Title or Interest from or Under Richard Davis, deceased, Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE OF REAL PROPERTY TO: Unknown Heirs, Successors, Assigns and All Persons, Firms or Associations Claiming Right, Title or Interest from or Under Richard Davis, deceased, Defendant(s), whose last known address is 952 North Street, Allentown, PA 18102. Your house (real estate) at: 952 North Street, Allentown, PA 18102, 54978260827-1, is scheduled to be sold at Sheriff's Sale on 2/22/19, at 10:00 AM, at Lehigh County Courthouse, 455 W. Hamilton St., Allentown, PA 18105-1548, to enforce the court judgment of $40,760.37, obtained by The Bank of New York Mellon f/k/a The Bank of New York, as successor in interest to JPMorgan Chase Bank, as Trustee for Centex Home Equity Loan Trust 2003-A against you. - NOTICE OF OWNER'S RIGHTS - YOU MAY BE ABLE TO PREVENT THIS SHERIFF'S SALE - To prevent this Sheriff's Sale you must take immediate action: 1. The sale will be cancelled if you pay back to JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association successor by merger to The Bank of New York Mellon f/k/a The Bank of New York, as successor in interest to JPMorgan Chase Bank, as Trustee for Centex Home Equity Loan Trust 2003-A the amount of the judgment plus costs or the back payments, late charges, costs, and reasonable attorneys fees due. To find out how much you must pay, you may call :(610)278-6800. 2. You may be able to stop the sale by filing a petition asking the Court to strike or open the judgment, if the judgment was improperly entered. You may also ask the Court to postpone the sale for good cause. 3. You may be able to stop the sale through other legal proceedings. 4. You may need an attorney to assert your rights. The sooner you contact one, the more chance you will have of stopping the sale. (See notice below on how to obtain an attorney.) - YOU MAY STILL BE ABLE TO SAVE YOUR PROPERTY AND YOU HAVE OTHER RIGHTS EVEN IF THE SHERIFF'S SALE DOES TAKE PLACE - 5. If the Sheriff's Sale is not stopped, your property will be sold to the highest bidder. You may find out the price bid by calling (610)278-6800. 6. You may be able to petition the Court to set aside the sale if the bid price was grossly inadequate compared to the value of your property. 7. The sale will go through only if the buyer pays the Sheriff the full amount due in the sale. To find out if this has happened you may call 610-782-3175. 8. If the amount due from the buyer is not paid to the Sheriff, you will remain the owner of the property as if the sale never happened. 9. You have a right to remain in the property until the full amount due is paid to the Sheriff and the Sheriff gives a deed to the buyer. At that time, the buyer may bring legal proceedings to evict you. 10. You may be entitled to a share of the money, which was paid for your house. A schedule of distribution of the money bid for your house will be filed by the Sheriff no later than thirty days after the Sheriff Sale. This schedule will state who will be receiving the money. The money will be paid out in accordance with this schedule unless exceptions (reasons why the proposed distribution is wrong) are filed with the Sheriff within ten (10) days after the date of filing of said schedule. 11. You may also have other rights and defenses or ways of getting your house back, if you act immediately after the sale. YOU SHOULD TAKE THIS PAPER TO YOUR LAWYER AT ONCE. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A LAWYER OR CANNOT AFFORD ONE, GO TO OR TELEPHONE THE OFFICE LISTED BELOW TO FIND OUT WHERE YOU CAN GET LEGAL HELP. Lehigh County Lawyer Referral Service, Leigh County Bar Assn., 1114 Walnut St., Allentown, PA 18102, 610.433.7094. PURSUANT TO THE FAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES ACT YOU ARE ADVISED THAT THIS LAW FIRM IS DEEMED TO BE A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Christopher A. DeNardo, Kristen D. Little, Kevin S. Frankel, Samantha Gable, Leslie J. Rase, Alison H. Tulio & Katherine M. Wolf, Attys. for Plaintiff, Shapiro & DeNardo, LLC, 3600 Horizon Dr., Ste. 150, King of Prussia, PA 19406, 610-278-6800. Nov. 14

PUBLIC NOTICE ESTATE Kevin Mark Baus, deceased,

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PUBLIC NOTICE ESTATE Kevin Mark Baus, deceased, late of Emmaus, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. Letters of Administration have been granted to the undersigned who requests all persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent to make known the same, and all persons indebted to the decedent to make payments without delay to: Kathleen A. Garger, Administrator Tracy L. Malinowski, Administrator c/o John O. Stover, Jr., Esquire 537 Chestnut Street Emmaus, PA 18049 Or to their attorney: John O. Stover, Jr., Esquire 537 Chestnut Street Emmaus, PA 18049 Oct. 31, Nov. 7, 14

PUBLIC NOTICE ESTATE NOTICE Estate of Betty H.

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PUBLIC NOTICE ESTATE NOTICE Estate of Betty H. Tyson, deceased, late of Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. Letters of Testamentary have been granted to Maurice F. Tyson II, who requests that all persons having claims or demands against the Estate to make known the same, and all persons indebted to the Decedent to make payments without delay to, Santanasto Law, 210 E. Broad Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018. Oct. 31, Nov. 7, 14

PUBLIC NOTICE ESTATE of Donald A. Owens, deceased,

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PUBLIC NOTICE ESTATE of Donald A. Owens, deceased, late of Lower Macungie Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. Letters Testamentary have been granted to the undersigned who requests all persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent to make known the same, and all persons indebted to the decedent to make payments without delay to: Donald T. Owens, Executor c/o John O. Stover, Jr., Esquire 537 Chestnut Street Emmaus, PA 18049 Or to his attorney: John O. Stover, Jr., Esquire Law Offices of John O. Stover, Jr. 537 Chestnut Street Emmaus, PA 18049 Oct. 31, Nov. 7, 14

PUBLIC NOTICE ESTATE of GERALDINE A. JONES,

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PUBLIC NOTICE ESTATE of GERALDINE A. JONES, deceased, late of Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, Letters Testamentary have been granted to the undersigned, who requests all persons having claims or demands against the Estate of the Decedent to make known the same, and all persons indebted to the Decedent to make payments without delay to Donald W. Jones, Executor c/o YOUNG & YOUNG Rebecca M. Young, Esq. Lia K. Snyder, Esq. 119 E. Main Street Macungie, PA 18062 Or to his Attorney YOUNG & YOUNG Rebecca M. Young, Esq. Lia K. Snyder, Esq. 119 E. Main Street Macunige, PA 18062 Oct. 31, Nov. 7, 14

PUBLIC NOTICE ESTATE of JUNE V. WILLIAMS, deceased

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PUBLIC NOTICE ESTATE of JUNE V. WILLIAMS, deceased, late of Whitehall, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, Letters Testamentary have been granted to the undersigned, who requests all persons having claims or demands against the Estate of the Decedent to make known the same, and all persons indebted to the Decedent to make payments without delay to Robert T. Williams, Executor c/o YOUNG & YOUNG Rebecca M. Young, Esq. Lia K. Snyder, Esq. 119 E. Main Street Macungie, PA 18062 Or to his Attorney YOUNG & YOUNG Rebecca M. Young, Esq. Lia K. Snyder, Esq. 119 E. Main Street Macunige, PA 18062 Oct. 31, Nov. 7, 14

PUBLIC NOTICE Estate of MAXINE L. KNAPP, a/k/a

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PUBLIC NOTICE Estate of MAXINE L. KNAPP, a/k/a MAXINE LEE KNAPP, deceased, late of Macungie, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, Letters Testamentary have been granted to the undersigned, who requests all persons having claims or demans against the Estate of the Decedent to make known the same, and all persons indebted to the Decedent to make payments without delay to: Kurt F. Croushore, Executor c/o YOUNG & YOUNG Rebecca M. Young, Esq. Lia K. Snyder, Esq. 119 E. Main Street Macungie, PA 18062 Or to his Attorney: YOUNG & YOUNG Rebecca M. Young, Esq. Lia K. Snyder, Esq. 119 E. Main Street Macungie, PA 18062 Oct. 31, Nov. 7, 14

PUBLIC NOTICE ESTATE of VINCENT C. BURKE, deceased

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PUBLIC NOTICE ESTATE of VINCENT C. BURKE, deceased, late of Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, Letters Testamentary have been granted to the undersigned, who requests all persons having claims or demands against the Estate of the Decedent to make known the same, and all persons indebted to the Decedent to make payments without delay to: MICHAEL A. BURKE c/o KEITH W. STROHL, ESQ. STECKEL AND STOPP LLC 125 S. WALNUT STREET, SUITE 210 SLATINGTON, PA 18080 Oct. 31, Nov. 7, 14

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE is hereby given by the Board

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PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE is hereby given by the Board of Supervisors of Upper Milford Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, that it is their intention to consider and act upon proposed Ordinance No. 158 entitled "AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF UPPER MILFORD TOWNSHIP, LEHIGH COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, REPEALING ORDINANCE NOS. 16, 16A AND 134 AND PROVIDING FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF A LOCAL SERVICES TAX" at a public meeting to be held on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. in the Upper Milford Township Municipal Building located at 5671 Chestnut Street, Old Zionsville, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. Briefly summarized, the proposed Ordinance authorizes Upper Milford Township to increase its Local Services Tax from $10.00 to $52.00, and to repeal current ordinances 15, 16A and 134. A certified copy of this Ordinance is on file with the Upper Milford Township Secretary and may be inspected by the public during normal business hours. In addition, a true and correct copy of this Ordinance has been supplied to this newspaper. Mark S. Fisher, Esquire Solicitor for Upper Milford Township Nov. 14