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Tuesday, December 4, 2012

ROWAN A daughter, Amaya Lynn Rowan, was born at 9:37 p.m. July 27, 2012 at Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest to James and Amy Connely Rowan of Tamaqua. She weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce.

Maternal grandparents are James and Carol Connely of Tamaqua.

Paternal grandparents are Donna Rowan of Tamaqua and the late Timothy Rowan.

Friday, November 30, 2012
Alivia Ann Bachman

BACHMAN A daughter, Alivia Ann Bachman, was born at 2:07 p.m. on Sept. 1, 2012 at St. Luke's Allentown to Leanne and Kyle Bachman of Lehighton. She weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 19 inches long.

The new baby was welcomed home by older siblings, Hailey, 8, and Tyler, 4.

Maternal grandmother is Lori Horack of Lehighton. Paternal grandparents are Carl and Wendy Bachman of Palmerton.

Maternal great-grandparents are Edward Roos, Lehighton and LaVaun Horack of Old Town, Fla.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Belle Grace Hascin was born at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 11, 2012 at Schuylkill Medical Center, Pottsville, to Amanda Luna Hascin and David L. Hascin of Tamaqua.

She weighed in at six pounds, seven ounces. She was 18 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Jon and Debbie Davies of Tuscarora and Michael Luna of East Stroudsburg.

Paternal grandfather is David Hascin of Jim Thorpe.

Friday, November 2, 2012
Erin Mae Kupetz

A daughter, Erin Mae Kupetz, was born Oct. 12, 2012 to Bernard and Jennifer Kupetz of Tamaqua. The newest addition to the family was born in St. Luke's University Hospital-Allentown Campus, weighing in at 7 pounds, 11 ounces. She was 21 inches long and was welcomed home by her big brother and sister, Stephen, 20, and Sophia, 1. Another sister, Emalee, is deceased.

Maternal grandparents are Nancy Moser of Tamaqua and the late Clyde Moser. Paternal grandparents are Bernard Kupetz and Mary Ann Kupetz of Tamaqua.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Charlton James Garchinsky

A son, Charlton James Garchinsky, was born at 2:11 p.m. on Aug. 23, 2012 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Lebanon to Dr. Christopher and Janet Garchinsky of Lebanon.

He weighed 9 pounds and measured 21.5 inches long.

The new baby was welcomed home by his older sisters, Caroline, who is 3, and Maria, who is 2.

Maternal grandparents are Christine and the late James E. Santore of Tamaqua.

Paternal grandparents are Richard and Vail Garchinsky of Lebanon.

Friday, October 26, 2012

A son, Mathew Wayne Ryan Jr. was born at 6:12 a.m. on Oct. 13, 2012 at Berwick Hospital Center to Tiffany Belletiere and Mathew Ryan of Tresckow.

He weighed 7 pounds, 9.5 ounces and measured 20.5 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Lisa and Walter Zlomsowitch of Weatherly and the late James Belletiere of Drums.

Paternal grandparents are Kelly Green and Jodey Pritt of Florida and the late David Ryan of Weatherly.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Travis DanielReifsnyder

A son, Travis Daniel Reifsnyder, was born at 9:50 a.m. Aug. 17, 2012 at St. Joseph Medical Center, Reading, to Heather Marie and Corey Lee Reifsnyder of Reading.

He was welcomed home by a brother, Casey, who is 3 years old.

Maternal grandparents are Don and Gail Handwerk of Andreas. Paternal grandparents are Jacqueline Reifsnyder of Sinking Spring, Pa., and Larry Reifsnyder of Strausstown, Pa.

Paternal great-grandmother is Cornelia Handwerk of Lansford.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Mia Maria Conners

A daughter, Mia Maria Conners, was born at 4:34 a.m. on May 15, 2012 at Virtua Hospital in Voorhees, N.J. to Brandy and Sean K. Conners of Voorhees.

She weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 19 inches long.

The new baby was welcomed home by older siblings Mackenzie Conners, 14, and Aubrey Michelle Conners, 2.

Maternal grandparents are Mark W. Cummins of Lehighton and Elizabeth Humphreys of Atco, N.J.

Paternal grandparents are Dennis and Susan Conners of Myrtle Beach, S.C. and Patricia Conners of Lillington, N.C.

Thursday, September 6, 2012
Lucy Rose Uher

A daughter, Lucy Rose Uher, was born at 5:14 p.m. on July 30, 2012 at Schuylkill Medical Center in Pottsville to John and Kerry (Jones) Uher of Coaldale.

She weighed 8 pounds, 14.5 ounces and measured 20.5 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Donald and Sally Ann Jones of Lansford.

Paternal grandparents are John and Josie Uher of Coaldale.

Maternal great-grandmother is Helen Jones of Lansford.

Paternal great-grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Walter Marmas of New Philadelphia.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Emma Jean Spisak

SPISAK A daughter, Emma Jean Spisak, was born at 6:10 p.m., July 28, 2012 at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, to Janiel and John Spisak of Allentown.

She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and measured 21.5 inches.

Maternal grandparents are Mark and Mary Jean Pfaff of Tannersville.

Paternal grandparents are Vince and Fran Spisak of Lansford.