EYEWITNESS NEWS (WBRE/WYOU) — Some families ring in the new year with seafood traditions, champagne, and the famous midnight kiss.
However, some families were lucky enough to celebrate the first day of the new year with a baby and the newest addition to their families.
At Evangelical Community Hospital, Jedidiah Lemon and Carlee Jo Rudy, of Mifflinburg, welcomed their daughter Luna Jo Lemon at 2:04 a.m.
At Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, Cheyenne Daly, of Lehighton, welcomed her firstborn child, Oliver at 2:18 a.m.
At Scranton’s Geisinger Community Medical Center, Samantha Marstell and Jason Jablonski, of Scranton, welcomed their son Asher Edward Jablonski at 3:37 a.m.
At the Danville Geisinger Medical Center, Wendy Milks and David Harmon, of Danville, brought Isabella Louise Harmon into the world at 8:57 a.m.
At Lehigh Valley Health (LVH) Hazelton Joshua Peña and Susan Lopez welcomed their baby girl Jazmin Peña-Lopez at 10:19 a.m.
At UPMC Williamsport Alyssa Hunter and Bailee Maradeo, both of Williamsport welcomed their daughter Ophelia at 11:10 a.m.
At Lehigh Valley Hospital-Pocono, Chanelle Cartagena, of Tobyhanna, brought her son Zion Prince Collazo into the world at 5:47 p.m.
At Wayne Memorial Hospital, Parents Austin Reese and Tia Franklin, of Waymart, welcomed daughter Dixie Lynn Reese at 7:51 p.m.
Eyewitness News wishes all the families very healthy and happy babies and a very Happy New Year!