Births for December 16, 2009


  • Miriam and Marvin Hess, of Craig, announce the birth of their son, Derek Dean Hess, at 3:22 p.m. Dec. 16, 2009, at The Memorial Hospital in Craig. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19 1/4 inches long. Maternal grandparents are John and Velina Showalter, of Greencastle, Pa. Paternal grandparents are Walter and Anna Lois Hess, of Hoosick, N.Y. The baby was welcomed home by three sisters, Damaris, Wendy and Anya. Delivered at The Memorial Hospital.