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Births

Thursday, May 22, 2014
Rylee Mae Schirer

A daughter, Rylee Mae Schirer, was born at 10:47 a.m. on Feb. 14, 2014, at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, to Shane and Ashley Schirer of Summit Hill.

She weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces and measured 22 inches long.

Rylee was welcomed home by a sister, Madeline, who is 4, and a brother, Spencer, who is 3.

Maternal grandparents are Theresa Yurick and the late Paul Yurick Jr., of Summit Hill.

Paternal grandparents are Richard and Donna Schirer of Lehighton.

Thursday, May 22, 2014
Jager Joseph Yelito

A son, Jager Joseph Yelito, was born April 6, 2014, at 10:44 p.m. at Pottsville Hospital to Libby Hewitt and Louie Yelito of Nesquehoning.

Jager weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces, and measured 18 and a half inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Thomas Hewitt of Lake Hauto and the late Dianne Hewitt. Paternal grandfather is Dave Yelito of Coaldale.

Monday, April 28, 2014
Yuna Sarah Melber

A daughter, Yuna Sarah Melber, was born at 6:38 a.m. Jan. 26, 2014, at Lehigh Valley Hospital to Amanda and the Rev. Kenneth Melber Jr. of New Ringgold.

She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and measured 20.5 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Allison Adams of Jim Thorpe and Will Rodgers, also of Jim Thorpe.

Paternal grandparents are Jolynn and Ken Melber Sr. of Lansford.

Maternal great-grandmother is Karen Evans of Jim Thorpe.

Paternal great-grandparents are Donald and Diane Melber of Jim Thorpe.

Thursday, April 24, 2014
John Peter Spisak

SPISAK A son, John Peter Spisak, was born at 3:59 p.m. on March 31, 2014, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, to Janiel and John Spisak of Allentown.

He weighed 9 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 23 inches long.

He was welcomed home by a sister, Emma.

Maternal grandparents are Mark and Mary Jean Pfaff of Tannersville.

Paternal grandparents are Vince and Fran Spisak of Lansford.

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Cameron John Chitswara

CHITSWARA A son, Cameron John Chitswara, was born at 8:41 a.m. on Feb. 4, 2014, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, to Vincent Chitswara and Samantha Rutch-Chitswara of McAdoo.

He weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces and measured 18.5 inches long.

He was welcomed home by an older sibling, Aiden, who is 3 years old.

Maternal grandparents are Barbara Rutch and the late Maury Rutch of Nesquehoning.

Paternal grandparents are Barbara and Vince Chitswara of McAdoo.

Friday, April 18, 2014
Luca Giorgio Pacitti

A son, Luca Giorgio Pacitti, was born at 2:27 p.m. Feb. 3, 2014, at St. Luke's University Hospital in Bethlehem to Carla and Joseph Pacitti of Bethlehem.

He weighed 9 pounds, 14 ounces and measured 21 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Gregg and Cleo Baran of Hometown.

Paternal grandparents are Joseph and Christine Pacitti of Barto and the late Patricia Ann Pacitti.

Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Sophia Naomi Shirvinski

A daughter, Sophia Naomi Shirvinski, was born at 12:19 p.m. on Jan. 9, 2014 at Lehigh Valley Hospital to Lisa and Jonathan Shirvinski of Tamaqua.

She weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 21.5 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Mahlon and the late Ruth Breiner of Tamaqua.

Paternal grandparents are Joseph and Rosemary Shirvinski of Barnesville.

Monday, February 17, 2014
Cecily Maryn LaClair

LACLAIR A daughter, Cecily Maryn LaClair, was born at 8:02 a.m. on Jan. 3, 2014 in Summit, N.J. to Keri and Jeremy LaClair of New Jersey.

She weighed 7 pounds and measured 19 inches long.

The new baby was welcomed home by an older brother, Cadden Philip, who is 2 years old.

Maternal grandparents are Peggy Sue O'Donnell of Jim Thorpe and George and Patricia Harris of Lehighton.

Paternal grandparents are Philip and Jill LaClair of Evans Mills, N.Y.

Monday, January 27, 2014
Nellie Elizabeth Haas

A daughter, Nellie Elizabeth Haas, was born to Tara (Hlavaty) and Chris Haas of Denver, Colo. at 12:28 p.m. on Dec. 1, 2013.

Born in Denver, she weighed in at 6 pounds, 15 ounces and measured 19 and inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Ron and LaRae Hlavaty of Lehighton. Maternal great-grandmother is Shirley Stein of Lehighton.

Paternal grandparents are Klaus and Linda Haas of East Greenwich, R.I. Paternal great-grandmother is Gerri Beauregard of Attleboro, Mass.

Nellie was welcomed home by her sister, Avery, 2 1/2.

Friday, December 27, 2013
Julia Rose Frace

A daughter, Julia Rose Frace, was born to Nicole and Theodore Frace of Walnutport at 1:21 a.m., on Dec. 18, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. She weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 19.5 inches.

The new baby was welcomed home by her two siblings, Joslyn, 4; and Jordan, 2.

Maternal grandparents are Kate Lueders of Coaldale and Joe Otto of Tamaqua.

Paternal grandparents are Rodney Frace and Julie Ann Frace of Kunkletown.