ALTOONA – The first Blair County baby of 2010 was born at 6 a.m. Jan. 1 in Altoona Regional Health System’s Maternity department.
Rylan Quarello was born to Shelly Claar and Joseph Quarello, both of Altoona. He weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces.
As the first baby born at Altoona Regional, the family receives the following gifts:
-Mother: a dozen red roses and a $50 gift certificate from Target
-Father: a $50 gift certificate from Target
-Baby: a $200 savings bond
-A newborn picture taken at the hospital at no charge.
There were four other babies born here Jan. 1. Their families received the following:
-Mothers: ½ dozen red roses and a $25 gift certificate from Target
-Fathers: $25 gift certificate from Target
-Babies: $75 savings bond
-Newborn picture taken at the hospital at no charge.