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Births

Friday, September 23, 2011
Matthew Adam Steinmetz Jr.

A son, Matthew Adam Steinmetz Jr., was born at 9:31 a.m. on Sept. 10, 2011 at Lehigh Valley Hospital to Belinda Heller and Matthew Steinmetz of Palmerton.

He weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and measured 19 inches long.

The new baby has four siblings: Dylan Berryman, 13; Alyx Berryman, 11; Makayla Smale, 9; and Marissa Steinmetz, 7.

Maternal grandparents are Al and Sandy Heller of Mertztown.

Paternal grandparents are Paul and Ann Steinmetz of Lehighton.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Cadden Philip LaClair

A son, Cadden Philip LaClair, was born at 9:12 a.m. on Aug. 24, 2011 in Summit, N.J. to Keri and Jeremy LaClair of New Jersey.

The new baby weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 20 inches long.

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

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

Maternal great-grandparents are Charles and Judy Harris, Lehighton; and the late Fran and Margie O'Donnell.

Friday, September 2, 2011
Kyleigh Rose Mertz

A daughter, Kyleigh Rose Mertz, was born at 6:41 p.m. on Aug. 11, 2011 at Lehigh Valley Hospital to Kristen and Lee Mertz Jr. of Palmerton.

She weighed 5 pounds, 3 ounces and measured 18.5 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Lee and Joyce Costenbader of Palmerton. Paternal grandparents are Lee and Sheila Mertz of Jim Thorpe.

Thursday, September 1, 2011
Rylee Rose Reese

A daughter, Rylee Rose Reese, was born to Jeffrey and Kelli Reese of Jim Thorpe at 4:44 a.m., June 19, 2011. Born in Lehigh Valley Hospital, she weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce, and measured 19 inches long.

Rylee was welcomed home by an older sibling Jadon, 3.

Maternal grandparents are Ed and Judy Gallagher of Weatherly.

Paternal grandparents are Randy and Rose Reese of Jim Thorpe.

Monday, August 29, 2011
Parker Ashtin Derr

A son, Parker Ashtin Derr, was born to Tara J. and Daniel J. Derr of Lehighton at 10:06 p.m., Aug. 4, 2011. Born in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest, he weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and measured 20 1/2 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Paul and Vicky Kocher of Lehighton.

Paternal grandparents are the late Franklin and Deborah Derr of Nesquehoning.

Monday, August 29, 2011
Daniel LeighShafer II

A son, Daniel Leigh Shafer II, was born to Carrie Leigh and Daniel Leigh Shafer of Palmerton at 9:03 p.m., July 3, 2011.

Born in Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest, he weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces, and measured 20 inches long.

Maternal grandmother is Carol Bartholomew of Blakeslee.

Paternal grandparents are Daniel and Angela Shafer of Kunkletown and Tracy Davey of Hagerstown, Md.

Thursday, August 25, 2011
Avery Ilse Haas

A daughter, Avery Ilse Haas, was born to Tara (Hlavaty) and Chris Haas of Denver, Colo., at 6:38 a.m., on July 21, 2011.

Born in Denver, Avery weighed in at 6 pounds, 13 ounces, and measured 19 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Ronald and LaRae Hlavaty of Lehighton.

Paternal grandparents are Klaus and Linda Haas of East Greenwich, R.I.

Monday, August 22, 2011
Zachary Shaun Goodhile

A son, Zachary Shaun Goodhile, was born at 3:28 a.m. on May 28, 2011 at St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown campus, to Rachel and Shaun Goodhile of Lehighton.

He weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and measured 21 inches.

Maternal grandparents are Bruce and Susan Wilkinson of Lehighton.

Paternal grandparents are Sue and Ron Strohl and Allen and Debb Goodhile, all of Lehighton.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Vance Samuel Logan

A son, Vance Samuel Logan, was born at 7:22 p.m. on July 15, 2011 at the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth to Samantha and LCDR Nino Logan of Virginia Beach, Va.

He weighed 7 pounds and measured 19.5 inches long.

He was welcomed home by his older brother, Xander, 4.

Maternal grandparents are Sam and Michele Kitchko of Nesquehoning.

Paternal grandparents are Nino and Deb Logan of Brashear, Texas.

Maternal great-grandmother is the late Anna Kitchko, formerly of Nesquehoning.

Paternal great-grandmother is Mary Rose Colancecco of Danville.

Thursday, August 4, 2011
Brian Mitchell Mriss

A son, Brian Mitchell Mriss, was born to Patrick and Dawn Mriss of Lehighton at 6:52 a.m., on July 9, 2011.

Born in Lehigh Valley Hospital, he weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces, and measured 20 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Paul and Vicky Kocher of Lehighton.

Paternal grandparents are Paul and RuthAnn Mriss, also of Lehighton.

The new bundle of joy has one big sister, Brynn Mriss, 2 1/2.