Hello, World!: Birth announcements

July 17, 2009

Adam and Michelle Leddy of Martinsburg, W.Va., announce the birth of a daughter, Dacia Katherine Leddy, June 7, 2009. Maternal grandparents are Kathy and Eric Heaton of Huntsville, Ala. Maternal great-grandparents are Marcia and Frank Dillon of Sacramento, Calif. Paternal grandparents are David Leddy of Pawtucket, R.I., Shirley Leddy Hall of Martinsburg, and Lillian and Mack Slaiman of Pawtucket. Paternal great-grandparents are Charles and Mary Popkins of Martinsburg, and Sharon and Randall Cramer of Martinsburg.

Lucy A. "Luann" Miller and John D. Litaker of Martinsburg, W.Va., announce the birth of a daughter, Sage Morgan, May 31, 2009.

Eric Scott and Sierra Lynn Milburn, of Martinsburg, W.Va., announce the birth of a son, Noah Scott Milburn, June 13, 2009. Maternal grandparents are Penny Mccarty and Terry Albright of Martinsburg. Maternal great-grandmother is Dorothy Butts of Martinsburg. Paternal grandmother is Barbara Milburn of Martinsburg. Paternal great-grandparents are Virgil and Edna Milburn of Martinsburg.


Joseph Bersoom and Marwa Ali Mikhail of Martinsburg, W.Va., announce the birth of a daughter, Shaynne Josephine Mikhail, June 19, 2009.

Jason and Crystal Yonker of Williamsport, announce the birth of a son, Wyatt Edward Yonker

, July 5, 2009. Maternal grandparents are Carolyn and Tim Myres of Williamsport, and the late Terry Boward. Maternal great-grandparents are Pat Rohrer of Maugansville, Joe Rohrer of Ringgold, the late Richard Lewis, Rodney and Dorthey Boward. Paternal grandparents are Loretta and Mark Nixon of Roanoke, Va., and Robert Yonker of Cumberland, Md. Paternal great-grandparent is Jenny Yonker of Cumberland.

Richard and Brandy Mazzola of Waynesboro, Pa., announce the birth of their first child, a daughter, Alicia Mae Mazzola , June 20, 2009. Maternal grandparents are Fred and Donna Brashears of Adamstown, Md. Paternal grandparents are Tony and Carol Mazzola of Hagerstown.

Samantha Burcker and Ty Bryan of Hagerstown, announce the birth of a daughter, Baya Eden Bryan

, on May 27, 2009. Maternal grandparents are Sherry Burker of Williamsport and the late Gary D. Burcker. Paternal grandparents are Lori and Dave Adams of Martinsburg, W.Va.

Fred and Julie Schmitt Householder of Shelby Township, Mich., announce the birth of their first child, a daughter, Samantha Nicole , May 5, 2009. Maternal grandparents are Don and Trish Schmitt of Chesterfield, Mich. Maternal great-grandparents are Alfred and Dorothy Wojciechowski of Cheektowaga, N.Y., and the late Eugene and Marian Schmitt. Paternal grandparents are Fred and Susan Householder of Williamsport. Paternal great-grandparents are the late Leonard and Sarah Householder, and the late George and Ruth Jones.

Heavenly Hite and Richard Moore of Charles Town, W.Va., announce the birth of a son, Richard Lee Todd Moore Jr. , June 26, 2009. Maternal grandparents are Maria and Gary Hite of Charles Town. Maternal great-grandparents are Clarence and Dottie Kidwell of Martinsburg, W.Va. Paternal grandparent is Donna Moore of Charles Town. Paternal great-grandparent is Vernie Moore of Charles Town.

Selina Joy Scheetz and George Merrell Beall of Kearneysville, W.Va., announce the birth of a daughter, Jaqueline Marie Beall, July 1, 2009. Maternal grandparents are Cindy A. Scheetz and Ted Whetzel of Keyser, W.Va., and Randy W. Scheetz of Hedgesville, W.Va. Maternal great-grandparents are Dodi and Tom Lions of Shinnston, W.Va., and Richard and Mary Scheetz of Dickerson, Md. Paternal grandparents are Scott and Mary McAllister of Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Paternal great-grandparents are Charlotte Beall of Rockville, Md., and Wayne and Peggy McAllister of Hancock.

Christopher and Michelle Ross of Hagerstown, announce the birth of twin daughters, Lauren Elizabeth and Alivia Carmen, June 24, 2009. Maternal grandparents are Richard and Georgette Boucher of Hooksett, N.H. Maternal great-grandmother is Lucienne Grenier of Del Ray Beach, Fla. Paternal grandparents are Tom and Sharrie Ross of Rockville, Md. Paternal great-grandfather is William Ross of Rockville.

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