First baby of new year receives gifts at Littauer

GLOVERSVILLE – The Birthing Center at Nathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home announced the arrival of its first baby of the new year.

Emma Noel Miller was born on Jan. 3 at 9:45 a.m., weighing 7 pounds, 10 ounces.

Emma joins a brother Aiden.

On Monday, members of the Nathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home Auxiliary presented the family with a gift of supplies and necessities worth $350, a news release said.

The auxiliary has made this presentation for more than 30 years.

Presenting the basket of gifts were: auxilian Anita Beck, First Baby Gift Basket chairwoman; Norma Cozzolino, auxiliary president; and Susan McNeil, director of volunteer services.

“The auxiliary puts a tremendous amount of thought into the Baby New Year basket. What the parents leave with is a gift of the heart while being extremely practical as well,” McNeil said in the news release.