A son, Chase Joseph Barron, was born to Rachel and Stephen Barron of Easton, at 12:59 a.m., Sept. 28, 2011, in St. Luke's Hospital, Bethlehem. He weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces, and measured 20 1/2 inches long.

He was welcomed home by a big brother, Tyler, 14.

Maternal grandparents are David and Mary Burrell, Lansford.

Paternal grandparents are Judy Barron and Rocco Presto, Easton; and William and Roberta Barron, Victor, N.Y. Great-grandmother is Margaret Burrell of Tamaqua.