A son, Xander Gabriel Paul, was born at 6:36 p.m. on Sept. 16, 2011 at Schuylkill Medical Center, South Jackson Street, Pottsville, to Brittany Ann Phillipeck and Ronald F. Paul III, of Minersville.

He weighed 6 pounds, 15.5 ounces and measured 20 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Mark and Lisa Phillipeck of West Penn Township.

Paternal grandparents are Ronald F. Paul Jr. of Gordon, Pa. and Janet Blackwell of Girardville.