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Monday, October 11, 2010
Kamran David Knittle

A son, Kamran David Knittle, was born at 8:19 p.m. on Sept. 17, 2010 at Lehigh Valley Hospital to Jessica and Kyle Knittle of Lansford. He weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 22 inches long.

He was welcomed home by older siblings, Kyla, 9, and Jessika, 8.

Maternal grandparents are the late Linda and Doug Stein.

Paternal grandparents are Denise and David Knittle of Lansford.

Monday, October 11, 2010
Braeden Michael Douglas Costello

A son, Braeden Michael Douglas Costello, was born at 6:14 p.m. on Sept. 14, 2010 at St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown, to Joie Rauch and Justin Costello of Jim Thorpe.

He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and measured 20 inches long.

He was welcomed home by an older sister, Kaylyn Costello, 3.

Maternal grandparents are Paulette and Joseph Rauch of Jim Thorpe. Paternal grandparents are Christopher Costello of Lansdale and Judith Costello of Allentown.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Spencer Maynard Schirer

SCHIRER A son, Spencer Maynard Schirer, was born at 1:59 p.m. on Sept. 3, 2010 at St. Luke's, Allentown, to Ashley Yurick and Shane Schirer of Summit Hill.

He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and measured 22 inches long.

The new baby was welcomed home by an older sister, Madeline Ann Schirer, who is 14 months old.

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

Paternal grandparents are Richard and Donna Schirer of Lehighton.

Thursday, September 30, 2010
Lilly Anna Rodgers

A daughter, Lilly Anna Rodgers, was born on July 21, 2010 at Schuylkill Medical Center, Pottsville, to Ashley and Thomas Rodgers of Hometown.

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

Maternal grandparents are Ronald and Helene Zeigler of West Penn Township/Tamaqua.

Paternal grandparents are Charles and JoAnn Rodgers, Tamaqua.

Friday, September 17, 2010
Phineas Alexander Benyo

A son, Phineas Alexander Benyo, was born on Aug. 27, 2010 at St. Luke's Hospital, Bethlehem, to Tara and Tim Benyo of Breinigsville.

He weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and measured 19.5 inches in length.

Maternal grandparents are Liz and Ken Haug and Karen and Mike Takacs, all of Bethlehem.

Paternal grandparents are Darlene and Andrew Benyo, Jim Thorpe.

Paternal great-grandparents are Dorothy and the late Shorty Benyo, and the late Pauline and Corky Witt, all of Jim Thorpe.

Friday, September 10, 2010
Aubrey AnnCostenbader

A daughter, Aubrey Ann Costenbader, was born at 2:48 a.m. on June 11, 2010 at Lehigh Valley Hospital to Jennifer and David Costenbader of Palmerton. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and measured 19 1/2 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Jeff George and Carolyn Smiley, Palmerton.

Paternal grandparents are Ronald and Rose Costenbader, also of Palmerton.

Thursday, September 9, 2010
Oliver Griffin  Ruggeri

A son, Oliver Griffin Ruggeri, was born to Cara and Joseph Ruggeri of Coopersburg on July 31, at 12:58 a.m., in St. Luke's Hospital, Bethlehem. He weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces, and measured 19 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Allen and Theresa Griffin of Hometown.

Paternal grandparents are Janice and Joe Ruggeri of Hometown. Paternal great-grandparents are Nancy Ruggeri of Hometown and the late Joseph Ruggeri.

Oliver was welcomed home by an older brother, Gabriel Ruggeri, age 2.

Friday, September 3, 2010
Amelia Rose Brunda

A daughter, Amelia Rose Brunda, was born to Vicki and John Brunda of Tamaqua on Aug. 1, 2010, at 5:28 p.m., in Schuylkill Medical Center in Pottsville. She weighed 5 pounds, 12 ounces, and measured 18 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Lamar Kunkel of New Ringgold and Bernadine Kunkel of Lansford.

Paternal grandparents are John and Eleanor Brunda of Lansford.

Thursday, August 26, 2010
Isabella Lucia Rose D'Ancona

A daughter, Isabella Lucia Rose D'Ancona, was born at 12:42 p.m. on June 5, 2010, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, to Regina Marie (Turner) and Marco D'Ancona of, Nesquehoning. She weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19.25 inches long.

Isabella was welcomed home by her older siblings, Agostino, 11; and Vincenzo, 10.

Maternal grandparents are Mary Ann Bubon, Tamaqua; and Victor and Elaine Turner of Jim Thorpe.

Paternal grandmother is Lucia D'Ancona of Lansford.

Thursday, August 19, 2010
Madelyn Elizabeth Minnich

A daughter, Madelyn Elizabeth Minnich, was born at 4:19 p.m. on June 25, 2010 at Lehigh Valley Hospital to April Rehrig and Matthew Minnich of Lehighton. She weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and measured 20 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Cheryl Miller and Todd Rehrig, both of Lehighton.

Paternal grandparents are Michael and Maryann Minnich, also of Lehighton.