New Year’s baby is first ‘addition’ of 2014

Ashley Smith, of Middleburg, and Andrew Barner, of Milroy, hold their newborn son, Brantley Barner, the first baby born at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital in 2014. Brantley was born at 12:29 a.m. on Jan. 1, at 8 pounds, 13 ounces and 21 inches long. The family received a gift basket of baby clothes and supplies donated by Paige Havice, a senior at Mifflin County High School. This is the couple’s first child.

Photo submitted by KERIA MEALS